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Elena's Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

901 Smoky Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-5547
+1 828-665-1110
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2015
“Check out the WOW hidden behind SONIC!!! Not to miss Mexican when in Asheville...”
13 May 2015
“get worse each time I go”
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901 Smoky Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-5547
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

Staying in Asheville area at nearby hotel, we stumbled upon this place online. We called order in, but then had hard time finding it... it's BEHIND the Sonic fast food place... just drive up like you're going to Sonic, and you'll see this place BEHIND/NEXT...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This location is between my sisters house and mine so we meet there about twice a year for lunch...not often, I admit. However, since we've been doing so, the place is just creeping down in quality. Every mexican restaurant in Asheville is changing their name...More

Thank 2Whitakers
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for dinner here on our way to Ashville and what a great choice we made. We started with margaritas and chunky guacamole. Both were excellent. We decided to split the veggie enchiladas since we had devoured every last bit of...More

Thank SusanOMemphis
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We enjoyed a nice lunch here, the Mexican food was good and came quickly to the table. I would definitely go here again.

Thank nature+surf
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I love that this place is close to my house. We eat here every week or so and always love it.. I am so hooked on their Taco's Carnitas (Pork). I get them almost every time we go.. The staff is friendly and and the...More

Thank GWoodall
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I've been to the Arden location so I expected this one to be a little better. I ordered tamales (a rare grain food for me) and they were a little dry. The salsa was pretty good and the Guacamole was fresh, though mildly flavored. Service...More

Thank 2Whitakers
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Great food and excellent service. It's a little hard to find but it's definitely worth looking for. Jose our server was vet helpful and friendly

Thank cbelosay
Reviewed 25 April 2013

The food was very good and the prices even better. Quick seevice and pleasant atmosphere. They were very busy even for a Tuesday night. That tells you something. Will definately go there again

Thank madams1212
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Our front desk clerk suggested this little place! It was a seperate building in a shopping plaza and well worth the effort to find it!!! Food was fresh and very tasty! They also have a salsa bar that you can choose from a variety of...More

1  Thank Horseygirl_11
Reviewed 29 July 2012 via mobile

The salsa could be better but everything else is excellent. In fact we have been here several times and will go back.

Thank chunkmonk11
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  • Address: 901 Smoky Park Hwy, Candler, NC 28715-5547
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Candler
  • Phone Number: +1 828-665-1110
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