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El Molcajete

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1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Crowley, Texas
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

There were eight in our party, and I believe we all enjoyed our meals. All but one of us ordered from the Lunch menu. My meal wasn't as spicy as I am accustomed to, but we usually eat Tex-Mex. The waiters we quick and friendly. The restaurant was clean.

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Thank Delighted33
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The food was good. The service was fast and great. The prices were good. Lots of mexican places to eat but this is my favorite so far.

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Thank carole c
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiancée went here on our date night and he loved it. Good prices and portions. Definitely will visit again.

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Thank Jeanetta C
Columbia, TN
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Had a late lunch with friends a week ago at El Molcajete in Manchester , TN. Restaurant was recommended by three different individuals as the best Mexican food in town and they were correct. Food was excellent, service was very good and prices were very reasonable. Ambiance was very nice and restaurant was quite clean. Will certainly go there again... More 

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Thank Judy C
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I love Mexican food, but this was a bit disappointing. I arrived at 2:50 and waited to be seated. By the time the waiter took my order, I wasn't able to order from the lunch menu. The food was average.

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Thank 919wanderlust
Manchester, Tennessee
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We eat here from time to time. It is nice as far as decent food. The service is ok, nothing fabulous. Camino Real in Tullahoma is a lot more personable as a rule. And the food is better at Tullahoma's, too. But, for what it is, it is recommended.

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Thank Bronie_1997
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The food here is certainly tasty and we enjoys out tamales and chimichangas a lot. Service was very quick and friendly and the free salsa was nice. Food doesn't have much of a spicy kick, so it's friendly to all. There is hot sauce on the table. Lunch for two was $20, so can't grumble at all.

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Thank masaccio
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have ate at El Molcajete a few times. My daughters and wife love the chicken con caso. I have tried different dishes and have been happy with most.

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Thank Chris H
Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Excellent Mexican food can be found here at reasonable pRices. I got the carnita soft tacos. Made with roasted pork these were divine! Not a bit of fat in the pork. Fresh cilantro and onion was great! Husband hot chili rellano which was fantastic and freshly made. Excellent takeout service. If you like spicy ask for their really hot salsa!!... More 

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Thank travelinggists
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

There is a lot of Mexican restaurants in Manchester this is my favorite so far. To be honest I have not tried them all because I do enjoy this place. I love their beans and rice. Friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget
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: 1308 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester
Description
Excellent Mexican food, huge menu, huge portions, priced right

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