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La Altena

314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
+1 423-266-7595
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“cheese dip” (3 reviews)
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314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right around the corner from a Mexican grocery store, their ingredients are always fresh. The service is always fast and polite. Main Street is lucky to have this establishment.

Thank debailllon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on the positive reviews we ate here while passing through after mountain biking. This place was not taken care of. See picture of restroom. The bean burrito was like a fast food restaurant and our daughter cheese Quesadilla was very rubber like. My husband...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

On a recent visit to Chattanooga, my old home town, I visited a friend who took me to La Altena. So glad he did. This small, out of the way, family-owned restaurant was a delightful surprise in Chattanooga. The menu has authentic Mexican food and...More

1  Thank atljpb
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This little restaurant had the best Mexican food I've had East of Arizona. We had excellent, friendly service. Every meal we ordered for our family was delicious!. Great drinks too, especially Horchata and Margarita! We would visit this restaurant again if ever in the area....More

1  Thank DLB1832
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch early on Saturday morning. We had the restaurant all to ourselves. Our server was polite and friendly. My husband had the tacos while I enjoyed the eggs with chorizo. The food was served very quickly. We were in and out in...More

1  Thank paigesmd61
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Authentic Mexican cuisine and fast service. Always seated very quickly and you get great food at a great price.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you've been to one of many basic Mexican restaurants you'll understand real after eating here...don't be afraid to order something unknown. Service is stupid fast, price is cheap...drinks are cold...what more do you want?

1  Thank joseph t
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is not easy on the eyes, but the food is always good. The beef taco salad, or the chicken chimichangas are always a good choice. I also like the beef nachos(grease heavy, but so good) if you are looking for something easy.

1  Thank michael h
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I've been coming to this location for years. A few months back they were in the process of changing their menu. I got to see the new menu on this visit, namely the biggest change is that they did away with all lunch specials. They...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My experience at la altena was not bad, but also nothing to write home about. Its good priced, the service is good. But the food is just average in my opinion. Also they charge you for tap water, which I have never seen before in...More

Thank heygauthey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-7595
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