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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“chile relleno” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Decided to go out to a nice meal and this place was on our list. This is a wonderful little place and you can order almost anything. On Sunday afternoons they have a buffet but we came for dinner. You can't go wrong with whatever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Caryn899
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Excellent food. Friendly service. Food is fresh and flavorful. I always leave with a new favorite. Currently it is the Veggie Fajitas. The Chile Rellenos are also excellent. Did I mention the...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Coastal200642
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We frequent here often and every time it is a new experience. Ernesto take pride in his food and it shows, no precooked or premade food waiting on yo to order. Jalapenos is not your fast food experience, a wonderful meal takes time to prepare...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dreamer704831
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Restaurant food is great, cooked to order, not pre-made, help is somewhat lacking due to some language barriers but when the male cook, server and coin maker appears it completely changes, he is very funny, friendly and in charge, makes for a happy place to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Always great food and good service, it might take a little longer than some restaurants, but it is worth the wait!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tiffanyh248
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My wife and I stopped in for a late dinner. I wasn't sure if it was due to the time of day, but the service was a bit slow and not too friendly. However, the food was excellent! It would have been better if we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on a Friday evening. Place was 1/3 full. Service was a little lacking including my wife getting someone else’s dish. But the food was absolutely wonderful. They also have a nice salsa bar. Would go again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eahagler
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Service and staff preparing food all Mexican American which adds to the authentic experience. Quiet location, excellent food and service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank charlesf930
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I have eaten here a couple of times and both times the food just tasted average, nothing spectacular, although the staff was real friendly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We ended up here while camping at Lake James due to the constant rain. Marion food scene is below average and this place had great reviews so tried it out. It was a mixed bag. If your vegetarian, there is almost nothing on the menu...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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27 September 2016|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
Don't know hours. We went bout 5pm. Not crowded then, but more people were coming in when we left. If you are in Marion NC, definitely good there! Best Mexican food I've had and very friendly people
5 September 2015|
Response from Colaknitwit62 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you could find it on Yelp?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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