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Happy Mexican

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7935 Winchester, @ Hacks Cross, Memphis, TN
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Cordova
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about their soup and was in the area where my daughter lives and where a restaurant was near. I got there first and ordered a small margarite and a bowl of chicken rice soup. As soon as I ordered they brought a bowl of chip and salsa dip. It was delicious. Shortly after the drink came, a... More 

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Thank 506carolyna
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a MUST eat in place whenever you find yourself in Memphis. The food and drinks are amazing. You get so much for the price you pay that you HAVE to get a take home box. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank corneliuso2016
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing about this restaurant was good. Food was cold, Mexican food was cold and tasted as if was packaged or microwaved. Overpriced. Service was poor. Will never eat here again.

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Thank Nadinevg
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a Mexican restaurant that has great food. What makes it great? The flavors. This not a restaurant with bland food. Even the beans and rice have been seasoned, something that most Mexican restaurants don't bother with. Some have complained that the prices are high but the portions make it worth it. And the Happy Grande Burrito is HUGE!.... More 

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Thank Aex0320
Gatlinburg
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but the waiter failed to mention that the credit card machine was broken. So you can imagine how awkward it was when we said only have a card. Then they said "well look for whatever cash you have and we will take that". We had about $9 in cash. Which we ended up giving the waiter... More 

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Thank Alexis B
Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This Happy Mexican Restaurant use to be the best, back in 2008-2012 it was a really good place to eat. Currently it is horrible- ordered the shrimp, steak, chicken burrito, and they used onion as the stuffing. It was horrible....please dont waste your time or money....

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Thank Tina R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

very good food!!! i went there for dinner and had the blust. very good and nice stuff (kept chcking up on us all dinner long)/

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Thank nir147852
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2015

First of all the greeters were great. The waitress was dead and unconcerned like she did not want to be there. What an experience for me and my husband on date night. Food was great until we both woke up the next morning with stomach viruses which lasted from Friday 28 to Sunday 30. We brought food home which went... More 

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1 Thank willie m
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Will NEVER visit again!!! Oscar the manager states that ever person must leave at 11:30pm. The restaurant closes at 11pm and at 11:05pm the security guard advises everyone that they have to finish all food and drinks at 11:30pm. I have never been in a restaurant and been told to rush my food and drink down in 25 minutes. We... More 

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1 Thank Chantel C
Cortlandt Manor
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395 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

On the basis of the bar after work and evenings, Happy Mexican is a solid destination. Alex, the bartender, is Class A. My margarita was made to order and exactly as requested: Real lime, 100% agave tequila, and Cointreau. Easy to win over my loyalty. Was also here for lunch earlier, and merely okay meal. Agree with other reviewers re... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7935 Winchester, @ Hacks Cross, Memphis, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis

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