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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything is made fresh when ordered, so takes a while if busy. Had the Salmon Atlanta, which was out of this world. A big piece of salmon with a raspberry sauce and rice under fish. The veggies were stir fried and perfect. The was salsa served with sour cream and guacamole which were great. The platter was huge and food... More 

Thank Sue1944
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very different- fresh and creative menu! Each dish was well presented- good variety- a taste of everything. A little too much food especially at lunch.

Thank Bea S
Marion, North Carolina
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I met for lunch today at Jalapeno Fresh Grill. It was our first visit. We were promptly seated and brought chips and bean dip and they also had a salsa bar. I had the lunch Chicken Fajitas. Delicious and such a large portion, so I took half of it home. My sister got the Chicken Enchiladas and... More 

Thank Anita W
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time here. Family operation with tasty food that is well presented. Father is a trained chef and the food shows it. They justifiably show pride in their restaurant. Great food, good value, Will be back.

1 Thank Bill P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews on JFG we gave it a try. Food was good...service a bit slow (they need more waiters)....grilled taco and chile rellenos were good. Other reviewers say it's the best Mexican they've had...that's a stretch...but it's as good as most.

3 Thank CharlotteTraveler7
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Not only were they very friendly but the food was amazing. I am a vegetarian and they had plenty of choices for me to pick from. Also the portion sizes made for two meals, which was perfect for people on a budget.

Thank TheDovers
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian burrito with outstanding with questo sauce on top and the veggie fajitas were excellent too. Chips and bean dip very good plus they had a salas bar. Server was funny and entertaining. Definitely worth stoping if you are in the area.

Thank Lisa M
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were traveling along I-40 and decided to take a short detour to try some Mexican food. We passed by 2 Mexican Restaurants to get to this on. Big mistake. It took them forever to even take out order and then they must have misplaced our ticket. There is no other explanation for it taking so long. We finally gave... More 

Thank Keith H
Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Meal was very good, abundant, and the waiter was a great guy, very friendly. We didn't have to wait much, the seats were not that great, old bunkets (? banquettes in French) with springs broken. But otherwise, great !

Thank SImon C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Even though the food was good, we will not be back due to the incredibly slow service. We were seated immediately with half the tables empty then waited 15 minutes for someone to take our order. 30 minutes later we still had no food. After flagging down a server to let him know we could only wait 10 more minutes,... More 

Thank Donna H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-5154

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