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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“corn cakes” (4 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner and were completely blown away by the young man who,I take from reading other reviews, must have been the owner. He was extremely friendly and made us feel welcome. We were tourists, but he clearly knew most of the locals...More

1  Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The food is always worth the price and very good. Any mistakes made are always fixed, and there are hardly ever mistakes. The salsa bar is amazing; and everything Ive tried on the menu is good. They have strange hours sometimes. My friends and I...More

1  Thank Christina R
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I love going here because I crave the corn cakes and mango salsa. I could eat it till I pop. Recently decided to go there with my husband the other day. And of course it was closed. Every time I go there to eat, they're...More

1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This restaurant takes food and flavor to a whole new level. The have a salsa bar with a great selection of mild to hot flavors.

Thank jgcreates
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our Corvette club recently spent time in Marion to drive Diamondback. The 14 of us descended upon Jalapeno expecting your run-of-the-mill Mexican food. That is NOT what we experienced. The food was exceptional and the owner was engaging and funny. Awesome salsa bar. Great experience!...More

1  Thank VetteGirl2015
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We once lived in El Paso Tx. Went to Mexico often for dinner. Who knew there is a little bit of Mexico in N.C. Great service and wonderful food. The green chili enchiladas were very tasty. The chile rellenos were huge. Priced right too. Clean,...More

1  Thank hawleyjm
Reviewed 18 April 2017

my husband and I went into eat a very clean place nothing fancy buy some of the best food I have ate .We plan on going back and taking family as we know they will enjoy as much as we did .The service was great...More

1  Thank Shirley P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Super friendly and efficient staff serves up a great meal. Pick your own salsas at the bar and add the heat that suits you. Not a beautiful building but terrific food makes it a great stop.

Thank Lorleila B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Living in Florida we have many Mexican restaurants and also after several trips to Mexico this is absolutely the best Mexican food I've ever had. I had Fijitas with steak, shrimp, chicken and chorizo, the best Guacamole ever and refried beans that weren't ground into...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

By far THE best mexican food I ever had! We've been all over the country and in Mexico and this place exceeds them all. The guacamole is better than mine;( ! The young manager/owner is personable and professional and is carrying on his Dad's legacy...More

Thank Wendy S
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27 September 2016|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
Don't know hours. We went bout 5pm. Not crowded then, but more people were coming in when we left. If you are in Marion NC, definitely good there! Best Mexican food I've had and very friendly people
5 September 2015|
Response from Colaknitwit62 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you could find it on Yelp?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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