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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
“corn cakes” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“bean dip” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Forty-five minutes from Asheville and filled with diners who likely took off their Make America Great Again caps to enter a restaurant with no understanding of the irony, this Mexican gem is the real deal. It's a family-owned establishment, where the chef/father used to be...More

Thank ReviewerMaryland1
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I love dining at Jalapeno Fresh Grill! Chef Enrique creates beautifully delicious plates! I love his use of fresh ingredients, especially the plates that come with his fresh fruit salsa! The servings are incredibly generous and usually I have leftovers for the next day's lunch!

Thank Roxan W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This was the second time we have eaten here, and it was sooooo good! Hubby got the huge burrito special and I got the plate of 3 Mexican tacos with1 beef,1 pork and1 chicken. These came with rice and beans w lettuce and guacamole on...More

Thank patricia a r
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I decided to check out Jalapeno tonight and had a very good experience. I was hungry as I worked through lunch today at a client site in the area. So, they immediately brought out some chips & bean dip and I tried some of the...More

Thank V7178RXjuliam
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food! One of our favs just wished they where open more!!! Food and staff are awesome. Would say this is a locals fav

Thank Whitney P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Food was great fast service inexpensive does greet larger crowds family style or couples I was out shopping lol and I didn't want to Cook when I got home...lol

Thank prettylady91
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
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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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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