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Happy Mexican Restaurante and Cantina

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$$ - $$$Mexican,
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
+1 901-529-9991
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible25%
Apr 11, 2018
“Decent prices, decent food”
Oct 28, 2017
“Ok for a quick dinner”
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

I stopped by the Happy Mexican a couple weeks ago on a Memphis trip. I had left Beale St. around midnight and thought I could get some barbecue or wings but every place was closed. I actually thought we would end up eating at McDonalds...More

Thank concorde9615 .
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Happy National Burrito Day! Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ Happy Mexican Downtown Memphis, Tennessee Get up and out today! Find and enjoy a burrito you like :) I decided to select Happy Mexican since I only had a very short walk and it's such a...More

Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for 6 nights and ate at this restaurant 3 of the 6 nights. We were hooked. Excellent chips and salsa!! The food is delicious and very flavorful. Will be back again when we visit Memphis.

Thank OhioIsAlwaysHome
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

I’ve always gone here at lunchtime as it was close to my old workplace. Last week , some co-collaborator friends took me there for a goodbye lunch. It is always busy but my goodness ! What efficiency and friendliness in the staff and management. The...More

Thank Celticcutie
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

It’s not somewhere I’d rush back to, but it was ok a quick dinner before we headed back to our hotel. The tortilla chips and salsa were good, but my chicken enchilada was a bit bland and the black beans looked a bit congealed. Possibly...More

Thank Gemma N
Reviewed October 17, 2017

This was a great spot to grab some good mexican food. The service was very fast, the food was great and the beer was ice cold. It is a bit loud in there as it appears to be quite a popular watering hole for people...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Happy Mexican is our favorite and we go there at least once a week. They have great margaritas and great service- which are two priorities! Their food is always good and their small cheese dip is enough for the whole table. The servers are attentive...More

Thank rbramle1
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

They actually have security checking your receipt before you leave. Restroom filthy. TV broken. Indifferent staff and mgmt.

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

It's an ok place. Nothing special. Most Mexican restaurants in Memphis taste exactly the same - this one is no different. It is generally loud with a high energy vibe at night.

1  Thank maremy2013
Reviewed April 7, 2017

The Happy Mexican Restaurant has very good food. The back half of the restaurant has a bar and D.J. that is very lively. I recommend going before 6 p.m. if you want to avoid the crowd.

Thank ndavis9027
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-529-9991
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