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1511 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3888
+1 615-794-5651
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Franklin, Tennessee
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not Authentic Mexican food - not tasty. I would even put Taco Bell above this. This is your typical "Subway" tasting kind of Mexican Fast food place where everything tastes like it came out of a can or package, with tasteless seasonings added. If you are truly interested in good Mexican food in Franklin, go to Pueblo Real... More 

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Thank jqgoode
Nashville, Tennessee
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200 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I ordered 3 different types of tacos to go, close to closing. I was served well, and the food was so tasty and plentiful! The tacos were tender and well filled. They served them traditional style with 2 tacos under the filling. Very reasonable price for such great flavors. Will be back!

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Thank KarenTweetypie
Escalante, Utah
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I always have to try the carnitas wherever I go and these certainly pass the test. The carne asada is excellent and the fish tacos are flavorful. Decent prices make this a must for great Mexican food.

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Thank RangerNate
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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210 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I grew up in Southern California and have grown accustom to the "berto's" taco shops on every corner. (If you grew up in the area you know that "berto's" refers to abundance of taco shops that end in berto's, i.e. Alberto's, Humberto's, Filiberto's, etc.). These shops allow you to get great tasting, authentic Mexican food very quickly and cheaply. One... More 

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Thank happyd829
Franklin, Tennessee
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I know real Mexican food and the tacos I get here remidn me of my days in So Cal. This is the best I had had since leaving the west coast.

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Thank autojob1111
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I don't understand the good reviews of this place. Nachos were dry with no melted cheese. So, basically you get chips with a few pieces of dried out meat and sprinkled with unmelted shredded cheese. Dry and yucky. Fish taco was basically a breaded deep fried fish stick in a tortilla and stuffed with a huge amount of cabbage mixture... More 

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Thank Coasttocoast1234
Tennessee
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279 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We typically eat here 2X a month. Love the fajitas, cheese quesadillas. Would prefer to see new menu items, a variety of beans to go with rice (not just refried beans). Fish tacos seem to be a bit "over" fried lately.

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Thank KEWLBEANS
Franklin, Tennessee
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I have enjoyed this restaurant many times. It is good affordable food served by friendly people. I have always enjoyed it. Better than some other "affordable" Mexican restaurants. I like their chips and sauces.

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Thank CuriousMonica
Franklin, Tennessee
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

It is not in the best looking shopping center in town. So, you will have to trust. I love fish tacos--and so I have eaten them all over town. The fish tacos here are the best, hands down. I have even had other Oscar's tacos at other Oscar's around town, and they are not as good as these. If you... More 

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Thank He_who_likes_dining
memphis, tennessee
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I eat here every single time we are on Nashville. The food is great and I consider the atmosphere a "hole in the wall" in the absolute best kind of way. The staff is very friendly. They always have a lot of customers but keep things moving. The portions are a good size too as everything is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3888
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 615-794-5651

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?