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El Mezcal

118 N Forest Park Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5106
+1 865-558-6416
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
118 N Forest Park Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5106
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I ate here for dinner after returning to Knoxville for the weekend to visit friends. I had never tried El Mezcal before so decided to stop by. The food is fairly bland. I always considered it difficult to do Mexican food poorly but I was...More

Thank Meowy
Reviewed 31 October 2016

There isn't anything special about this place. They have all the familiar dishes you find at typical Mexican Restaurants. The service is was average. The prices are average to decent. I wasn't impressed with the House Margarita either. Doubt I return, I'm sure Knoxville has...More

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I went here for lunch on a Saturday. We had food poisoning from out visit. It was the worst food poisoning I have ever had! I would not recommend it, service was terrible as well.

Thank JandCB2013
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Go here a lot for Sunday lunch simply because it's convenient. But boy it's the choice of mucho gringos then, week after week. I like the calamari tacos. Other popular dishes include chile relleno taco with beans, Mexican rice and guac, plus grilled pork fajitas...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 15 January 2016

While traveling on New Year's Day, we planned to stop at our favorite Knoxville Mexican restaurant for lunch but, it was closed. We happened to spot this restaurant while driving down Kingston Pike and decided to give it a try. We were both very glad...More

Thank gemcityer
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This place is pretty close to where I live so I really wanted this place to be good. I've given it multiple chances and overall it's just okay. I think they are known for their drink specials and more affordable menu. The food isn't bad-it's...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Not much to look at from the outside, but this little neighborhood favorite is always packed with hungry guests! They have daily food and drink specials. Their salsa is delicious. I especially like their Burrito Mexicano. It is filled with pulled pork and grilled veggies,...More

Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Service great and Food very tasty....great tortilla soup and salsa. many great authentic entrées to choose from!!! Nacho Combinations are plentiful. ....Recommend trying!!!

Thank PaulyPauly2014
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I tried El Mezcal for the first time yesterday with my fiance and his sister. The inside of the restaurant seemed clean and the decor was fun and interesting. The waitress took our order promptly, but seemed to slack off after the order was taken....More

Thank TNTraveler2003
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Always love a night here with friends, good food, and great drinks! The staff is always friendly and attentive. Love all the TVs they have with different sporting events playing. You can always be certain they will have whatever game you want to watch on.

Thank Swtheart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 N Forest Park Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-558-6416
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