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El Molcajete

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1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 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
Description: Excellent Mexican food, huge menu, huge portions, priced right

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    Very good
  • 3
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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
Decent food, good service, generous portions

We stopped here for dinner on our drive back to St Louis from Orlando and went off of online reviews. The appearance at the hostess desk is a bit deceiving: the food and service is much better! Wide variety to chose from including vegetarian dishes, kids menu and dessert menu. Service is attentive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on our drive back to St Louis from Orlando and went off of online reviews. The appearance at the hostess desk is a bit deceiving: the food and service is much better! Wide variety to chose from including vegetarian dishes, kids menu and dessert menu. Service is attentive and quick, portions are huge and great... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We ate at the restaurant on Thursday night April 23rd. It was highly recommended by some of the locals, and definitely did not disappoint. There was a very good crowd (especially for a Thursday). We were seated quickly and our waiter was very good and helpful. I had enchiladas and they were very good. The sauce had a great taste... More 

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Plymouth, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Good was good - kind of small portion for the entree, but reasonable. Service was awful - there were only a couple of tables occupied, but we had to flag down another server to get refills. When our server did stop by, he only brought one of the refills we requested. We had to wait 15 minutes after we finished... More 

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Manchester, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We go here almost every Sunday for lunch.... fast and friendly restaurant. Plenty of good and chips and good prices

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very good Mexican food at a fair price. I love their guacamole. I have never had bad food there. It is excellent for those days when you are just craving Mexican food. Excellent fajitas and margaritas.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to try all the Mexican places in the area to compare them to our favorite and we were disappointed with this place. The tacos were stale, the server seemed like we were bothering him, the salsa lacked flavor and the cheese was not the white american that I've come to love over the last 25+ years. A lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This little restaurant was a great find! We knew it would be good just by the local crowds that were there. The food was very good and the service was excellent! A great place if you are traveling up I-24!

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My family has eaten here on two or three occasions and I see nothing special. The salsa is not good at all. This place is nice but like I say, nothing special.

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TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had drinks & supper here on a Friday night--really tasty/spicy fish tacos! Also enjoyed the enchiladas and some southwestern "eggrolls". Service was prompt & friendly. Nice place!

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El Dorado Springs, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Family of four passing through on vacation. Excellent food/large portions. Waiter was one of the best we've had, very polite and attentive.

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Additional Information about El Molcajete

Address: 1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester
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
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Excellent Mexican food, huge menu, huge portions, priced right
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?