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1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
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Ranked #8 of 53 Restaurants in Manchester
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: Excellent Mexican food, huge menu, huge portions, priced right
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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184 reviews 184 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. Guac was pretty smooth, I prefer more chunks. Prices were steep. Both kids and myself had one item off the ala cart menu and my husband had a meal and it still came to $50! Not sure how.

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Pipe Creek, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I miss my TexMex foods in TX, but this came very close to what I am more used to in this part of the oountry than any other. I would recommend it to all who love Mexican with great choices.

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Oklahoma City
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I travel for business almost every week of the year and eat almost exclusively at locally owned restaurants everywhere I go. Mexican food is always a high priority each day. With that said, this was one of the best Mexican dishes I've had in a long time. That is the good news. The bad news is that I can't remember... More 

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Homewood, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

While attending Bonnaroo this year I was trying to find something different for dinner. This restaurant already boasted great reviews but growing up in the Southwest it is very, very hard to please me when it comes to Mexican food. Imagine my surprise when I ventured into this hole-in-the-wall. I wound up eating here 4 times that week and I... More 

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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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