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el tapame mexican restaurant

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506 Clinch Ave, Clinton, TN 37716-4228
+1 865-457-2227
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Bradenton, Florida
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Cozy Mexican restaurant. Fast and polite service. Good food. Awesome high end margaritas. Only down is very busy at times so limited seating or a wait with no bar. Usually only packed like that on Fridays.

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Thank teresah6
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

WE ABSOLUTELY love this restaurant! Food is good! - have tried most of the dishes - Queso is ready in under 2 minutes and always a great start - Salsa is good too!- not too hot at all! - ITS the Staff - that makes the experience. This place is busy ever night of the week - and worth the... More 

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Evanston, IL
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

1) I had a good impression immediately: it was very clean outside of the restaurant. It looked like somebody had swept in front of the front door! How often do see somebody sweeping outside of their restaurant? 2) the interior is nice and clean. The tables have these fantastic paintings or prints on them. Very beautiful. 3) THE FOOD WAS... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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270 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Very good atmosphere. The servers were fun and friendly however the enchiladas I ordered were just average. Menu said topped with Pico my dish only had a 1/4 slice of tomato?? Will visit again because of the great staff and order something different.

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Thank wade c
Clinton, Tennessee
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Great place to get hot food fast. Eat there 2 - 3 times a month. Service is good and food always taste great. Restaurant is always clean, never had a problem with the service. If you want real Mexican food go to Mexico. As far as Americanized Mexican food it is great. Good prices also.

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Thank Michaele H
Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

This is my go-to place for Mexican in Clinton. We have tried other Mexican restaurants in the area and other than one at Oak Ridge no others compare. They have a wonderfully broad selection, are always friendly, and orders are filled quickly! I have eaten in the dining room several times, and use their carry out service regularly. My family... More 

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Thank TennesseeLady78
Greenville, South Carolina
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

My husband and I were spending a few days in Andersonville TN and were driving around looking for a place to have supper. We stumbled upon this one and were we glad we did. The chips and salsa were great and supper was too. Great food and great service.

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Thank Julie H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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387 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

We were working late on a Saturday night, after leaving work, we decided we would get Mexican, we walked into El Tapame an hour before they were to close, they welcomed us in and never rushed us at anytime, in fact, we stayed about 15 minutes after they were to close. The food was fresh, hot and very tasty, oh... More 

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Thank Mark C
lake city
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Not been here before but is close to work so stopped in. Service was quick and beer cold, food came out quickly and was very hot which I like, all in all a very nice experience. Not much more you can ask for,not spotless but not dirty either, would go back again and will soon.

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Thank Kim T
Dayton, Ohio
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85 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

I agree, Ugh...Skip this restaurant. We waited and waited for our food order. After three complimentary baskets of chips and salsa, I went to use the restroom which I had to clean in order to use it. Never did get our food order so we left.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Clinch Ave, Clinton, TN 37716-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 865-457-2227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?