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4704, Asheville hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914
+1 865-247-0391
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Gainesville, Georgia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I moved up here, it took a while to find a Mexican Restaurant that's as good as the ones at home. Well, it took me a couple of months but I found one better than home. If I could eat here every day I probably would it's so good. Everything is yummy and food always comes out hot! All... More 

Thank Yana C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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236 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife suggested we have dinner at a Mexican Restaurant, I was worried that the food would be too heavy. I was wrong. As soon as we sat down a basket of home made tortilla chips and salsa appeared at out table. The chips were still warm and the salsa was spiced just right. For my meal I ordered... More 

Thank Douglas M
Stafford, Virginia
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I actually started across the street at a well-known chain restaurant in the region that we used to call a greasy spoon experience growing up. However, I wanted to try it in TN. After five minutes of not being waited on, I got up and found Habaneros! It worked out very well. I should've pulled into their parking lot first.... More 

Thank Bob F
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The staff here will make you feel at home. And the home cooked meals help. The food is authentic and moderately prices. Try the Habaneros dip it is awesome. But then I have eaten here several times and never found anything that wasn't good.

Thank Terri T
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I alway stop here when in town. Tried the carnitas in green salsa. Best ever. So good I went back the next day and had it again. Service always good. This is a notch above the typical Mexican restaurant. Really good for the money.

Thank NashCrew
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Not as good as it used to be. But good and friendly service. Perhaps a pared down menu and more attention to detail would help. Not sure that I'll return.

Thank S M
Windsor, Canada
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

best steak fajita's ive had in years and alot wish they gave more tortilla's but what ever was left was a great Lunch the next day in Savannah.Service was great and the chips and salsa was fresh as it could ever be.

Thank Jen3940
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Super fast and friendly service every time I come here. The food is good, and fairly priced. I have yet to be disappointed, and come a couple of times a week.

Thank Susan S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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533 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Thank you, Habaneros, for locating here. There are a lot of hungry people out this way and there are no options other than fast food. I was so happy to discover that this place had opened and have been there twice. First of all, I really like it that everyone who works there appears to be Mexican. If I'm going... More 

Thank heyjudithz
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Food and Services were excellent! Enjoyed eating there..The restaurant was clean, the bathrooms were clean and the waiter was right there to bring you whatever you wanted.

Thank Sandi S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4704, Asheville hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-0391
This is a nice little place, not much on glitz, but plenty of good food and cold beer. I've been here a few times and have had no problems. It's in east Knoxville which is sorely lacking good Mexican food. Give it a try.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?