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Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant

13432 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6061
757-356-9655
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English first
Smithfield, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Will go back here on a regular basis because the food is good. Nice decor and a chance to converse in Spanish.

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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I had two tamales and a side order of rice.It was very dull and bland.No flavor at all even in the mole on the tamales.

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Smithfield, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a nice little cantina with authentic Tex-Mex dishes. The staff is very nice, the service is efficient, the menu has extensive choices and the food itself is tasty. Chicken fajitas, tacos carne asada and the grande chicken quesadilla are good selections - large portions of savory dishes served sizzling hot. The "special' menu items and platters are better... More

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Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I tried this place twice, the first was take out and the second was dine in. Being a vegetarian Mexican food is normally a good option for a good variety, which was the case here. However, both times the food was excessively greasy. I have been to may Mexican restaurants and I cannot recall any of them being greasy. Where... More

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Newport News/Yorktown, VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I love Mexican food. I don't love Jalapenos. I don't hate it. I just don't love it. It's so-so, it's mediocre, but it's edible. The staff are good, if only the food quality matched. Unfortunately I have yet to find any other Mexican options in Smithfield, so if you really want Mexican, there aren't many other options.

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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169 reviews 169 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have eaten here a few times now and each time the food and service has been good. The wait staff is very polite and efficient, you get seated very quickly, and the food comes out of the kitchen in a very reasonable time frame. The last time I was there, I ordered a burrito that had red sauce on... More

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Smithfield, Virginia
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289 reviews 289 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

On Feb 1, 2013 my husband and I ate lunch in our hometown of Smithfield, Virginia. We have one Mexican restaurant in our small town that is in a small shopping center. The place was in style of most Mexican restaurants and had either tables or booths. We were seated right away at a booth and given chips and two... More

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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Being from El Paso and craving mexican food...we come to Jalapenos! What can I say, the food is authentic, Mexican music, great waiters/waitresses in a small town! If you are in Smithfield and need a Mexican food fix, stop by. Just need Mariachis!!!

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Hampton, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

A year or two ago this restaurant was'nt very good, But we have eaten there twice in last month and it is now the best Mexican food in Smithfield. Reasonably priced and a live band on most weekends.

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Additional Information about Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant

Address: 13432 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6061
Phone Number: 757-356-9655
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Smithfield
Cuisine: Mexican

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