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El Nopal Mexican Restaurant

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7700 Hwy 64, Oakland, TN 38060
+1 901-466-7020
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

My Mom and I visited this restaurant after passing by it for years. I was pleased by the entire experience. The wait staff was very prompt and courteous with smiles on their faces. The food was good and reasonable. We were full and satisfied when we left and will visit again.

Thank MemphisRoadie
Memphis, Tennessee
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to eat in Oakland. Good is fantastic and service is superb. Highly recommend El Nopal to anyone.

Thank charlie1sg
Somerville, Tennessee
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50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

We eat here at least once a week, Great for small or large groups. All the servers speak English well. The manager is there and easy to reach if needed , we have never had to. Order your meal the way you want it and you will get it like you have ordered

Thank 40svacation
Arlington, Tennessee
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Out of all the Mexican food in Oakland, ElNopal is by far the best. Best service, best food, & best Texas margaritas. Choco is our favorite waiter. He's wonderful! Don't ever lose him!

Thank Lori P
Memphis, Tennessee
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have eaten here numerous times. This is by far the best Mexican Restaurant in Fayette County. The variety of foods, and changing menus make this a great place to eat.

Thank charlie1sg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Salsa and margaritas are to die for and service is always a pleasure. Been coming for years and will continue to do so. :-)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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275 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

When I used to work in Oakland, I ate at El Nopal many times in their old location about a block away. They have since moved to their current building which is larger and use to hold a Chinese buffet. The food and service have both remained similar to what it used to be, and that seems to have increased... More 

Thank bxdiver65
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the food, service and music. Very good! Fresh salsa, friendly server, cute decor. We were just passing through at lunchtime- glad we chose El Nopal.

Thank Nan1012
Columbia, Missouri
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839 reviews
519 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went here with family while visiting them in Oakland. Loved the salsa. Food was typical for a family owned Mexican place.

Thank John S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch on Sunday, the food was absolutely excellent as was the service. Very nice and clean place. If we are in the area again we would definitely eat here again.

Thank Chris O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7700 Hwy 64, Oakland, TN 38060
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 901-466-7020

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