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El Meson Restaurante Mexicano

2204 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-6002
+1 423-894-8726
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2204 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-6002
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The child cheese quesadilla was not cooked thoroughly. The cheese was not even melted and still cool in the middle. The chicken and rice had little flavor and the rice was extremely clumpy. The chips and salsa were the best part.

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I got the Burrito de Casa with pork and chile verde. It was so good that I immediately looked up the recipe for chile verde. I was on travel to Chattanooga for work, so I had to wait until I got home to shop for...More

1  Thank Sparklytutu
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Lived in Texas for more than 20 years and LOVE Mexican food. Their “Chile Colorado” made fresh every day is the BEST I have ever tasted. OUTSTANDING. Having read some of the other reviews, I am going to surmise your experience depends a lot on...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly and quick service. Good selection of different salsas. Specialty marg request made without hesitation. Entrees were just OK.

Thank chefstefwithanF
Reviewed 9 September 2017

If you want the best ceviche in Chattanooga, this is the place to go. Large portions and delicious! If you order a standard pick 2-3 Mexican items, that's fine and it's good. But you are missing out if you don't venture out of the norm...More

Thank Jonnie C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped in here for lunch. It was not busy and we were hungry! Well, we got seated then sat for 15-20 minutes and we're totally ignored, so we got up and went somewhere else!

1  Thank gourdess
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Stopped in for lunch on our way through town...Everything still great, except there seems to be a smell as you approach the bathrooms... Good thing I went AFTER we ate. I had the shrimp and avacado salad, it was fresh and wonderful.

1  Thank Liz-RonB
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The service is excellent!!!! There food is awesome and the best margarita's!!!! If you want to watch sports they have a lot of tv's.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Every time we go here to eat , it is the same exact experience over and over it does not matter who is waiting on our table. The service is terrible. We have gone during slow times and busy times- and still the service is...More

1  Thank lacy j
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Drinks were good. We ordered the premium margaritas. The food was typical Tex-Mex. Unfortunately nothing spectacular that would say to me, "I have to go there."

1  Thank BigGuy01923
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2204 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-6002
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-894-8726
Many years ago, in the state of Jalisco in Mexico, the land was dotted with farms growing the blue agave plant-the plant crucial for making tequila. There were inns scattered among the farms, inns that had stables, restaurants, bars, and were a place where the workers from the farms would come together, a place where they could be comfortable together. That comfort-that togetherness-was exactly what the Ruiz's were aiming for when they opened El Meson Restaurante Mexicano over twenty years ago at Hamilton Place. In early 2009, a second El Meson Restaurante Mexicano opened in Hixson. The new restaurant is at 248 Northgate Mall Dr., Suite 114 in the Northgate Mall area and seats approximately 250 people. It too, hearkens back to the comfortable atmosphere and family cooking that have made the original such a favorite.
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