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1142 Volunteer St, Church Hill, TN 37642-4440
+1 423-357-7305
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Yummy mexican food and the owners are always so friendly. We absolutely love this place!! Definitely recommend!!!

Thank Mortilyth
Rogersville, Tennessee
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

I was very disappointed in this place. It was suggested by my Direct Tv installer I would never recommend this place to anyone.

Thank nighthawkcd
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I eat here once a week and love the fajita's. Can't speak for the other things on the menu. The staff is friendly and the food is quick. Not a 5 star joint but pretty darn good for Church Hill. The reviews some people put on here do not reflect the service/food quality I have experienced. I would put it... More 

Thank Joseph M
Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

If this is authentic Mexican food,I'm done with it.They must be in business with Church Hill Inn next door.Both are poor excuses for a business.

1 Thank Fred J
Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Standard Mexican cuisine with low cost. Food came out fast, hot and exactly as ordered. Wait staff was pleasant & kept drinks and chips/salsa refilled. Chips were fresh and salsa was more on the puréed side vs. chunky. We enjoyed our food and we would return again.

Millersburg, Ohio
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316 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

The is really good Mexican for podunk, TN. There is not a lot around Church Hill or Surgoinsville, so this is honestly great for this area. The menu has a good selection and the portions are good and food is good. I would highly recommend. the only thing that needs improvement is the salsa.

Thank RunnerWes
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Took my wife here this week since its down the street. Staff was ok but decor and cleanliness not so much. Chips were stale and cheese dip as well as salsa were straight from cans. Entrees were microwaved. Save time and money go to your local grocers frozen food section and make this yourself!

1 Thank LColorio
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

This is a nice neighborhood restaurant. Every time we go, the order is quickly delivered and correct. They even have mole! One visit, one plate of food was not as hot as it could have been, but they were slammed and we had a large group. Most likely, it was the first one plated. It was not cold, just not... More 

Thank SouthernSweetT
Church Hill, Tennessee
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

The chips and salsa are the best around...home made chips and salsa - nothing from a jar or can as it is with La Carretta in Kingsport. The chips and salsa and El Potrillo are like they USED to be at La Carretta many years ago. The entrees are fresh and very good also. I would highly recommend this place... More 

Thank jqwalleye01
Marysville, Ohio
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

Have been drug there several times by business associates. Place is dreadful. In parkinglot of flea bag motel (Church Hill Inn) out in boondocks. Frozen Banquet "mexican" dinners offer better fare. Salsa very bland (just crushed tomoatoes?) food unappetizing in appearance, and taste similar to cardboard. Not once have I received my correct order..servers nod and just bring you whatever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 Volunteer St, Church Hill, TN 37642-4440
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Church Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 423-357-7305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?