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El Rey Azteca Restaurant

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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1319 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122-3392
615-773-3611
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Authentic Mexican Food, Great Margaritas, Relaxed Atmosphere and Great for...
Authentic Mexican Food, Great Margaritas, Relaxed Atmosphere and Great for Families!! Established in 1997 We are the first Mexican restaurant in Mt Juliet, and won the best Mexican restaurant in 2012 for the Mt Juliet area. The restaurant has been under new ownership and management since 2011. The entire inside has been renovated with new lighting, tables, booths, and bar!In 2006 Memo started working at El Rey Azteca in Mt Juliet as a server and worked very hard and all customers wanted to sit his his section. They always said he's a mover and takes pride in his job. He always says " hard work pays off" and that it did. So when the opportunity raised for him to buy the restaurant he did. He has built a team that has the same thoughts " hard work pays off". We are blessed to have wonderful customers that now have become family.
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Food

Omg, the food is fantastic! I'm passing through town and our family members brought us here. It was well worth the trip. Service was good and friendly. I would suggest that you come and eat. You will be totally satisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Dalyla S
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Omg, the food is fantastic! I'm passing through town and our family members brought us here. It was well worth the trip. Service was good and friendly. I would suggest that you come and eat. You will be totally satisfied.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

One of the best places in town and definitely the best Mexican food! Always fast and friendly service! You absolutely CANNOT beat El Rey!

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have been a couple time and the food is always great. The staff is friendly and very fast. I never have to wait around for a refill or my food. Best Fajitas I have ever had in a mexican restaurant.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The location has been well used for many years now...it's just an older plaza that needs some sprucing up. I'm going to say that this is our favorite Mexican food in Mt. Juliet. The best Margaritas, the best fresh salsa, and most definitely the best value. Check it out when you can.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is the second time we ate lunch at El Rey Azteca and, once again, very good. Their complimentary salsa and chips are good, fairly mild but tasty. We ordered guacamole which was not as chunky as we prefer it but the flavor was there. The flautas are quite different and really delicious and the chicken quesedilla had an entire... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The service is friendly and the food is very good. Portions are large and reasonably priced. Similar to food I have had in Mexico. Mexican atmosphere.

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Mt juliet
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is close to my home so I really wanted to like it but the bottom line is that it's just not very good. I had "steak" fajitas and I kid you not that the steak pieces were smaller than my pinky fingernail and there wasn't much of it. The taste was bland as well. The salsa was also pretty... More 

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Mt.Juliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Great staff,great food, and reasonable prices.I couldn't imagine eating anywhere better.Will be back ASAP

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

El Rey is the best restaurant in Mt Juliet. The staff is extremely friendly and makes you feel like family. The food is wonderful, portions are large and it is reasonably priced. We have been going there for over 10 yrs now and will not go to another Mexican restaurant!!!

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ElReyAzteca, Owner at El Rey Azteca Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us a review! We will see you soon! More 

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Just had the Best Mexican food this side of Rio Grande. The service and food was delightful. I highly recommend this restaurant to locals or visitors from out of town. It's an automatic return back. Dan~

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ElReyAzteca, Manager at El Rey Azteca Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Dan for giving us a review. We appreciate you taking the time to do so! Hope to see you soon at El Rey Azteca!!! More 

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Additional Information about El Rey Azteca Restaurant

Address: 1319 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122-3392
Phone Number: 615-773-3611
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mount Juliet
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1319 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122-3392
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mount Juliet
  • Phone Number: 615-773-3611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Authentic Mexican Food, Great Margaritas, Relaxed Atmosphere and Great for Families!! Established in 1997 We are the first Mexican restaurant in Mt Juliet, and won the best Mexican restaurant in 2012 for the Mt Juliet area. The restaurant has been under new ownership and management since 2011. The entire inside has been renovated with new lighting, tables, booths, and bar!In 2006 Memo started working at El Rey Azteca in Mt Juliet as a server and worked very hard and all customers wanted to sit his his section. They always said he's a mover and takes pride in his job. He always says " hard work pays off" and that it did. So when the opportunity raised for him to buy the restaurant he did. He has built a team that has the same thoughts " hard work pays off". We are blessed to have wonderful customers that now have become family.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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