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“Not bad for East Texas”
Review of Jalapeno Tree

Jalapeno Tree
Ranked #2 of 67 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Bar scene
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Good for: Bar scene
Reviewed May 8, 2013

With maybe the exception of Tyler, there just isn't much in the way of decent restaurants in East Texas. But the Jalapeño Tree chain does a decent job of serving good good in a clean setting. Both the store in Athens and Gun Barrel City are among the best in either town. The lunch fajitas are very good and can provide lunch for two under $15.
As recent transplants to the area we have sworn off many other tex mex restaurants because they were dirty. This one bests all the others.

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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Wonderful dinner, waitress was pleasant, courteous, they make a dynamite margarita and the sangria was the best I have had in a long time. If you like guacamole, it is made from scratch. Definitely return and soon,

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

Generous portions, servers are friendly. Usually a wait for tables during busy times. Prices are a little on the high side for some entrees when you can build the same on the build your own combo option.

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Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great Mex. food. Good fast service, price right. Plenty of room to park.The inside is also big. If you like Mex food this is the place.

Thank BUDCARTER
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

I dined there twice while in Athens for four days. The green and red sauce is very good. I was with a group of about 20 people and our waitress provided us with excellent service.

Thank Lisa H
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