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Swanky's Taco Shop

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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6641 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138
+1 901-737-2088
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had appetizers of BBQ Nachos..big plate. Most of party had Burrito bowls where you choose your own fixings on top of the base meat/protein. Tasty quick food.

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Thank 793casper
Germantown, Tennessee
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is the best place to get your order to your liking and see it put together. The food is great and very filling. I never leave here hungry. Plenty of food with any order. Go early or late for lunch. This place is a big lunch spot for the locals. Very Good!

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Thank CFAdvocate
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Would be rated higher, but there's no vegetarian proteins. Tofu, quinoa, veggie burgers please! Fabulous liquor selection to make anything you desire, even high end labels. Perfectly paired beers, tequila or wine

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Thank Gaylemae
Great Falls, Montana
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is the best place in town to get fish tacos. When the weather is suitable, be sure to sit in the outdoor eating. Very relaxing.

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Thank Brian A
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have always really enjoyed Swanky's. I have to admit I liked the atmosphere and service better when it wasn't corporate. However, still good food. I have always gotten the salads and they are really good and filling. Yesterday I ordered the chicken enchiladas for the first time and they were great. Will definitely order those again. I recommend this... More 

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Thank Msmarra74
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This a good place to eat. Good choices on menu. Not an authentic Mexican food place but better than Tex-Mex. Great atmosphere and a good place to eat if you're meeting friends.

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Thank J Antonio L
Memphis, Tennessee
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149 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I eat here because it is close to work but I really don;t like it. I do however love the chops and salsa and their queso dip. There is just something missing for me in the flavors. I tried something different yesterday--the chicken enchiladas. They came with black beans and rice. Beans were OK and rice was tasteless. I liked... More 

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Thank cathy s
Bartlett, Tennessee
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best fast lunches in town, it would get 5 stars if it was a little less expensive. Good but not the best value in town.

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Thank 229russelh
Memphis, Tennessee
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Chicken Chimichanga is very good. Full of meat and great spices. They have done something to the black beans which I cannot detect but they are not as good as they used to be. The grilled fish tacos are very tasty but has the smallest piece of fish possible. Cheese dip and salsa may be best in city.

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Thank 901Michael901
Germantown, TN
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102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A very good place, mostly reliable, and fast. A very pleasant outdoor seating arrangement, when the weather is nice. The salsa we were given was essentially frozen slush, a real drawback because good salsa and chips are essential. The East Memphis location may be a bit better, though I want to support the Germantown location.

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Thank FrasierC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6641 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN 38138
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-737-2088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?