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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

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1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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Marion, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really surprised at how different Jalapenos is from the 2 competitors nearby. The food is prepared to order, and very generous portions. Truly authentic Mexican food! Waiter is always super friendly.

Thank Jessica L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place we go at least 3 to 4 times a month!!! Would go back anytime! We highly recommend ANYTHING on the menu. We have not had bad food ever!

Thank Canesfam4
Nebo, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really like the food here. I often just get the steak taco. One is enough for me. It is loaded with steak. The mango salsa is awesome. We love the waiter. He is fun and pleasant. The only con is it could use s bit of redecorating but the food is great.

Thank Nscrgram
Marion, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned. Food fresh and healthy. Delicious food and great price. This restaurant cantered a Christmas arty I attended. It was delicious and the younger son was so entertaining.

Thank DebbieW1042
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Went there on a class trip and the food was great all ways a waiter near you and has great cuisine and they are authentic to the Mexican culture

Thank Dillon B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I was taken back. Friends raved about this Mexican establishment and I was skeptical. I don't really care for Mexican, but I go to the restaurants for the wife. We've been to many, what would make this place particularly different? We are welcomed by the most charismatic server, Ishmael, who I later learn is the owner's son. He is rolling... More 

1 Thank Jason P
North Carolina
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183 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Jalapeno Grill is one of my favorite restaurants, and fortunately for me, it's in my home town! I eat here often, because my family and friends enjoy it as much as I do. They have a great menu with more variety than a lot of Mexican restaurants offer. I have never had a bad meal here. My favorite dishes are... More 

Thank TarHeelLady
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican food I've had anywhere, flavorful! fresh, authentic, great salsa's, wonderful service. Had the pork adobada, fantastic! My husband had the shrimp diablo. A must try for those who love authentic flavorful Mexican food.

1 Thank Katrin P
Shelby, NC
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. This has to be the best Mexican restaurant I have eaten at in years. My wife and I were both impressed.

Thank rimiki
Sugarloaf Key
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a family restaurant in a small shopping mall. Nothing fancy, but the food and service are very good. Have gone back since this first visit.

Thank Wldng

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-5154

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?