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EL Metate

€€ - €€€Mexican
5922 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343-4699
+1 423-842-1400
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
8 Feb 2017
“Good restaurant unless you are going for the chips and salsa”
23 Dec 2016
“Always Good”
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
5922 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343-4699
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The food was good and the service was excellent. They kept the restaurant clean. The complaint we had was the salsa and cheese dip. The cheese dip is exactly that. It is not your standard queso with a little kick to it. The salsa was...More

Thank ucfknighted
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My family eats here at least once a week and we are always greeted by smiling, friendly staff and the wonderful manager, Omar. The food is always delivered to the table promptly and the drinks are always cold. Keep up the good work!

Thank Victoria U
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I eat here at least once a week. Always consistently good. Improved cooking times when crowded has helped alot. Good service. Getting more native English speakers.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great lunch experience, good service , friendly staff, food prepared as ordered, and priced weel for what was ordered.

Thank aamj4321
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great chorizo tacos and cheese dip. Friendly staff. Will likely return again if I visit the area. Not too many restaurants to choose from out here.

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Food is just OK. Have had carnitas on several occasions and there is not a lot of consistency with the quality. Service is good.

Thank charlieh273
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Ordered food by phone at 9:20pm. Food ready by 9:29. This is the best part. Glad I checked the bag for utensils, because i would have gotten to the hotel with nothing. I bit into the chips, and they were ice cold. I thought, "Well,...More

Thank Samof1969
Reviewed 7 March 2016

There are 2 locations of El Metate and I've visited both and have never been disappointed. The Hixson location has a great patio that can be enjoyed while you're dining. The food and drinks have always been what I expected and the service is exceptional.

Thank Tammie R
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The food here is wonderful the service is too the only thing is i wish they would sit couples in the darker room it is more secluded and romantic but the tamale plate with 4 different tamales is amazing and the chalupa is great too...More

Thank Larry Jaason A
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

I've eaten in many Mexican restaurants all over the U. S. Some really good. Some not so good. El Metate? Not so good... Started out asking for ice water with lots of lemon. Two pieces doesn't constitute a lot. Had to ask for more. The...More

Thank HiRadDrifter
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5922 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343-4699
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hixson
  • Phone Number: +1 423-842-1400
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