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La Altena

314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
+1 423-266-7595
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
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314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The food was SUPER good. The service was so fast. The prices were low. If you're bothered by jankety linoleum and electric magenta paint on bathroom walls and "creatively" engineered bathroom design then this place is probably not for you. If you're looking for really...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I used to love this place. I no longer do. Server acts like he’s on drugs, food isn’t good anymore, and the cleanliness suffers greatly.

Thank MrandMrr
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Their burritos are very good. Their salsa is nice and spicy. Prices and quality make for a great value here.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Right around the corner from a Mexican grocery store, their ingredients are always fresh. The service is always fast and polite. Main Street is lucky to have this establishment.

Thank debailllon
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Based on the positive reviews we ate here while passing through after mountain biking. This place was not taken care of. See picture of restroom. The bean burrito was like a fast food restaurant and our daughter cheese Quesadilla was very rubber like. My husband...More

1  Thank L S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

On a recent visit to Chattanooga, my old home town, I visited a friend who took me to La Altena. So glad he did. This small, out of the way, family-owned restaurant was a delightful surprise in Chattanooga. The menu has authentic Mexican food and...More

1  Thank atljpb
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This little restaurant had the best Mexican food I've had East of Arizona. We had excellent, friendly service. Every meal we ordered for our family was delicious!. Great drinks too, especially Horchata and Margarita! We would visit this restaurant again if ever in the area....More

1  Thank DLB1832
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch early on Saturday morning. We had the restaurant all to ourselves. Our server was polite and friendly. My husband had the tacos while I enjoyed the eggs with chorizo. The food was served very quickly. We were in and out in...More

1  Thank paigesmd61
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Authentic Mexican cuisine and fast service. Always seated very quickly and you get great food at a great price.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

If you've been to one of many basic Mexican restaurants you'll understand real after eating here...don't be afraid to order something unknown. Service is stupid fast, price is cheap...drinks are cold...what more do you want?

1  Thank joseph t
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-7595
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