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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

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1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews on JFG we gave it a try. Food was good...service a bit slow (they need more waiters)....grilled taco and chile rellenos were good. Other reviewers say it's the best Mexican they've had...that's a stretch...but it's as good as most.

2 Thank CharlotteTraveler7
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Not only were they very friendly but the food was amazing. I am a vegetarian and they had plenty of choices for me to pick from. Also the portion sizes made for two meals, which was perfect for people on a budget.

Thank TheDovers
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian burrito with outstanding with questo sauce on top and the veggie fajitas were excellent too. Chips and bean dip very good plus they had a salas bar. Server was funny and entertaining. Definitely worth stoping if you are in the area.

Thank Lisa M
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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 our ticket. There is no other explanation for it taking so long. We finally gave... More 

Thank Keith H
Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 flagging down a server to let him know we could only wait 10 more minutes,... More 

Thank Donna H
Kershaw, South Carolina
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 definitely go back!!! And the waiter is our new best friend btw--loved him!!!

Thank quietgirll
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 cakes, yummy! The menu is very extensive so get ready for a delicious meal!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?