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El Cantarito

191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
+1 865-482-0090
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here several times a month. Love it! The El Cantarito cheese spice is yummy and service is always great too!

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I got a note about lunch with my friends. One of them recommended El Cantarito Mexican Restaurant. The location is easy to find. There is plenty of free parking. We met at the restaurant. Our server was helpful and considerate. The menu contained a variety...More

Thank DrGreen2009
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We went there New Year's Eve and boy was it crowded. The crowd was seated and fed in an unbelievable record time. Service is great. The food is good and the price is good. They have the best roasted pork around. They fry jalapeño peppers...More

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 21 December 2017

They have all the usual stuff, but beyond the menu, check out the Pork Chili Verde. Best by far as the slow cook the port and the chunks are pulled from the bone instead of diced or shredded. Great stuff..

Thank Orenv01
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went for a late lunch on a weekday. Prices can't be beat; I had the lunch steak fajitas for $7 and spouse had the deluxe chicken burrito for $4.99. Both came with rice and beans and the fajitas also included pico de gallo, sour...More

Thank MtnTraveler33
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited El Cantarito on vacation. What a great restaurant! Good prices and delicious food. Definitely try the tortas but the large will be too much food for 2 people. Yummy salsa, too!

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We met the daughter, son and their dates for magaritas (jumbos), a snack and good discussion. I have been to El Cants many times and the margaritas are consistently GREAT. We all had the grilled shrimp with rice and although the first time for me...More

Thank DannyN73
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went here for dinner one night. The food here was very good and was served hot. The only thing I can say about the service is that is was interesting. I was a member of a party of four, and this was the first time...More

Thank Thomes1993
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very fast service and good food make this a go-to place in Oak Ridge. Plenty of room and clean, well lit areas. Great for a quick bite before or after a movie because of location. Not too much to say. Typical Mexican food. Prices are...More

Thank BruceTENN
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

In my opinion Oak Ridge has few good Mexican restaurants. We like Tex-Mex and almost always go to El Cantarito when we're going this route. It is usually more than half full so I guess others agree. Prices are reasonable.

Thank ridger2222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-482-0090
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