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El Molino

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809 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 449-9300
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
New Faces

We used to eat here all of the time. We stopped for a couple weeks but have recently come back to a lot of new faces, However, the food is still just as good as before. We will continue to make it a weekly visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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Nashville, TN
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76 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is our go to place for authentic, traditional Mexican food. We always check out competition and new places but end up coming back to El Molino. Over the years there might have a visit with slow service or fajitas that were not sizzling as hot as usual, etc. but that is rare. It is small but they have a... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Service and food are always excellent. We have been there since times since moving here this year and the a couple others in town. One of my favorite Mexican restaurants anywhere. Definitely the best in Lebanon.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The fried ice cream was ice cream with honey bunches of oats. I was disgusted. I did carry out. They did not get my order right. And they weren't even busy. The waiter was polite. and the shrimp was good. But I will not be back.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is by far the worst Mexican restaurant I've ever been to. The wait staff is slow and non attentive. There were 2 other tables in the restaurant when we came in, it still took 25 mins for our food. When it came out my chimichanga was sitting in a pool of grease and was cold. The white cheese dip... More 

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Nashville
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Always welcoming and friendly staff. Food is very good and prices are in line. Also is family friendly.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The food is good, but the service was not. Our server forgot us and never refilled our drinks or checked on us in any way. We had to go to the check out counter to get our bill.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We love to eat here! Always FAST friendly service and good food! WE come here for birthday parties and just every day meals. Kid friendly. Love the chips and salsa!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We looked online for a place to eat while traveling West. This was right off of 40 so we stopped and we were so glad we did. Had great food and the service was great. Would gladly stop again if we are in the area.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We used to eat here all of the time. We stopped for a couple weeks but have recently come back to a lot of new faces, However, the food is still just as good as before. We will continue to make it a weekly visit.

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Phoenix
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are 2 Mexican restaurants on S Cumberland St north of I-40 at this exit. El Molino is farther north on the east side - the other is south closer to I-40 and on the west side. We prefer the food & service at El Molino. It's really fresh, served with a smile and great attentiveness - even when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 809 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: (615) 449-9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?