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El Nopal Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Greek
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7700 Hwy 64, Oakland, TN 38060
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Waitstaff

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Delicious fajitas!

Enjoyed the food, service and music. Very good! Fresh salsa, friendly server, cute decor. We were just passing through at lunchtime- glad we chose El Nopal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the food, service and music. Very good! Fresh salsa, friendly server, cute decor. We were just passing through at lunchtime- glad we chose El Nopal.

Thank Nan1012
Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went here with family while visiting them in Oakland. Loved the salsa. Food was typical for a family owned Mexican place.

Thank John S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch on Sunday, the food was absolutely excellent as was the service. Very nice and clean place. If we are in the area again we would definitely eat here again.

Thank Chris O
Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My sister and I were working in Somerville, Tennessee last night. On our way home to Memphis we decided to stop at El Nopal in Oakland, Tennessee. It was great. Not your typical Mexican restaurant. They had your staples, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, etc...but they also had many unique dishes with interesting combinations. My sister had a melange of grilled shrimp... More 

Thank MemphisBarrister7
Adana, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My family loves this place!!! This is our number one spot to visit when we come into town to visit our family. My husband and I always split the full order of mixed fajitas. They always have a huge portion of steak, shrimp, and chicken along with the grilled onions and green bell peppers served on a steaming skillet. We... More 

Thank Lesley M
gainesville, fl.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Everyone liked the food here, and we were here because it came highly recommended. I tried a new dish (to them and to me), something 'guerrero', with shrimp, chicken, and pork (or beef?), and vegetables over rice with a very tasty sauce. I LOVE to spice up my food - my wife was shocked that I ate this huge plate... More 

Thank obilon-kanobe
Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

El Nopal moved east of old location, now 7740 US Hwy 64. Bigger location, brighter colors, still good food. At least they are closer to making Camarones A La Diabla they way I expect. Spicy hot like I like it. Food is reasonable price, Ate there last night, will eat there again. For Oakland this is a good place to... More 

Thank David H
Munford, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We just moved to the Oakland area, trying out the places to eat El Nopal is delicious but the service is a joke. Very inattentive, Forgot, and Rude.

Thank Clay B
Oakland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

NEVER had a bad experience, and I've eaten here for years. Never gotten diarrhea or gotten ripped off. The lunch fajitas are the best bargain around...so flavorful. Salsa not too spicy either. Best sweet tea of anywhere!!!

Thank travelindez
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Another average, kinda clean country restaurant. The owners don't take pride in their facility but the food is not bad.

Thank KennyWilliams64

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7700 Hwy 64, Oakland, TN 38060
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 901-466-7020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Greek

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