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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were traveling along I-40 and decided to take a short detour to try some Mexican food. We passed by 2 Mexican Restaurants to get to this on. Big mistake. It took them forever to even take out order and then they must have misplaced...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Meal was very good, abundant, and the waiter was a great guy, very friendly. We didn't have to wait much, the seats were not that great, old bunkets (? banquettes in French) with springs broken. But otherwise, great !

Thank SImon C
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Even though the food was good, we will not be back due to the incredibly slow service. We were seated immediately with half the tables empty then waited 15 minutes for someone to take our order. 30 minutes later we still had no food. After...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great place! Food was VERY plentiful. Had variety of sauces, Which were very good. Tried all of them. Have from HOT to mild. Waiter was very friendly and enjoyed him!

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We are in town on some business/pleasure, and decided to eat here cause the reviews were so amazing- well, they don't even come close to saying how great this place is!!! The service was fantastic, the food was amazing- we loved everything about it!!! Would...More

Thank quietgirll
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening and were pleasantly surprised by this place. Everything we ordered was fresh, the servings were huge, and the waiter had a super attitude! I wish I could get them to move to my home town! Must try the corn...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We are here during our stay in Marion. What a great experience! Our waiter was hilarious! He kept us cracking up! The food was amazing also! No corners cut here that's for sure ! Definitely worth trying if you love Mexican food!

Thank Rosie75092
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after a leisurely Labor Day drive in the convertible 😀 After reading the reviews we decided to try this Mexican place instead of La Salsas, and well let's just say Asti la Vista La Salsas and Hola Jalapeño Fresh Grill!! The combo Fajitas...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We ALWAYS stop here! The food is fabulous! The staff is entertaining! The servings are large! They use fresh produce! I highly recommend the Pollo Valacruz!! And do not miss the corn cakes!!

Thank LisaA1960
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I was really surprised at how different Jalapenos is from the 2 competitors nearby. The food is prepared to order, and very generous portions. Truly authentic Mexican food! Waiter is always super friendly.

Thank Jessica L
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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