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El Molino

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809 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
+1 615-449-9300
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband works in lebanon and i work in mt juliet. We live in baxter. I picked up food to go for us on my way home as he has bragged about this place. The food was great even after 45 minute drive home it was still hot. No reheating needed. Absolutely amazing service from the young girl at the... More 

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Thank Marcia J
Lebanon, Tennessee
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Don't get your money's worth , service is slow, food bland. Even when we have gone for lunch, don't waste your time. We live a couple of miles and have gone several times but no more

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Thank Kitty B
Lebanon, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

In the past, service was slow, at best. Food has always been good, and now that new management has taken over, you can really see a difference. We love this place now, usually eat here once a week!

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1 Thank Carrie O
Lebanon, Tennessee
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132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

El Molino serves classic Mexican fare. Honestly, the same menu selection is in most of the other Mexican restaurants in town. That being said, the food and the service is good!

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1 Thank Mark C
Riverview, Florida
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was the second Mexican restaurant we tried in Lebanon. While there is a lot of "typical" here, the menu is not. Many great choices and some intriguing combinations. I have a burrito that included eggs and hot dogs. It was very good, and I would eat it again. The service was well above average. No empty glasses or lack... More 

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1 Thank Elton K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This is some of the best, authentic Mexican food! Served by a lovely staff with quick attention to your needs. Reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Patch832
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

If you've been to one Mexican joint, you've been to most of them. El Molino has the same chips and salsa, the same burritos, fajitas and tacos as everyone else. But aside from a cool little patio to dine out on, the service is great. They greet you with a smile, after about 3-4 visits they remember you and ask... More 

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1 Thank UncleDawg01
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few restaurants in Lebanon which offers Alfresco dining! The name El Molino means "The Meat Grinder" An odd choice of name once translates, but the food is very good, staff friendly and salsa is great with a little spiciness!

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Thank The-Hershmeister
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

I've been back several times since my last review and the food is still just as good as it was back then. I have a Mexican friend that I have even gotten to come here and he said the food was authentic. We came with a big group of friends and all left satisfied.

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1 Thank Matt A
Nashville, TN
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73 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

This is our go to place for authentic, traditional Mexican food. We always check out competition and new places but end up coming back to El Molino. Over the years there might have a visit with slow service or fajitas that were not sizzling as hot as usual, etc. but that is rare. It is small but they have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 615-449-9300

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