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El Rey Azteca Mexican Restaurant

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1319 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122-3392
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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182 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the food at this place, everything is good. The pitchers are huge for two people, be careful. I just wish they would do happy hour instead. Location is close to the Planet Fitness so it is open to the parking lot. The service is really great.

Thank cometexp
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I judge a Mexican restaurant on its Salsa... This is the best for my taste. The menu is good with a variety of great dishes. The owner is friendly and the servers are great.

Thank hattersmom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The server was friendly and very helpful--especially since my wife did not really know what she wanted! The food came as explained by the server and was delicious. The server was attentive after our food arrived and we we had a pleasant meal with a very authentic Mexican atmosphere. Great value for the price.

Thank Richard M
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Great People. Eat there at least once per week. Chicken Nachos and Sweet Tea are my favorites! Staff is Great.

Thank Daniel G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We eat here once a week...at least. Always fresh, hot, and delicious. The Margaritas are also very good!!

Thank James J
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This restaurant has been a local staple for a long time. About five years ago, one of the staff took over ownership/management of the place and has since made dramatic improvements to the service, food quality and menu diversity. We love celebrating family birthdays, taking out of town guests and having take out from El Rey. The staff is always... More 

Thank jay f
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I'm not one to post bad reviews and I love Mexican food, but I was not impressed with this place. The food was average and the margaritas were expensive and not very good. Won't go back, too many other choices in my area.

Thank TNclogger09
ElReyAzteca, Owner at El Rey Azteca Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I m sorry about your resent experience at our restaurant and thank you for your feedback. We will continue to work hard on improving our food, we hope you give us a second chance. We also have 2 for one margaritas on Wednesdays and Saturday's. Again thank you for your feedback!! More 

Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The is a clean restaurant with tasty food and beautiful murals. My wife isn't big on Mexican food but was very happy with the chicken enchiladas.

1 Thank Ray N
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food is quite good as is the service. The ambience is average at best. Service is good as are the margaritas.

Thank Gerald S
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

El Rey was the Mexican restaurant of choice for years. Consistently high quality and friendly, fast customer service was the norm. Recently they seem to have fallen prone to mass produced, lower quality dishes and service has tailed a bit. Still a good place to eat. Prices have gone up, quality down but it does cycle back.

Thank majorptn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1319 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122-3392
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Mount Juliet
  • Phone Number: 16157733611
PAuthentic Mexican Food, Great Margaritas, Relaxed Atmosphere and Great for Families!! Established in 1997 We are the first Mexican restaurant in Mt Juliet, and won the best Mexican restaurant in 2012 for the Mt Juliet area. The restaurant has been under new ownership and management since 2011. The entire inside has been renovated with new lighting, tables, booths, and bar!In 2006 Memo started working at El Rey Azteca in Mt Juliet as a server and worked very hard and all customers wanted to sit his his section. They always said he's a mover and takes pride in his job. He always says " hard work pays off" and that it did. So when the opportunity raised for him to buy the restaurant he did. He has built a team that has the same thoughts " hard work pays off". We are blessed to have wonderful customers that now have become family.

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