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La Parilla

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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11639 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-2660
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Tampa, Florida
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141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for dinner. The chicken chimichanga and chicken fajita nachos were very good. Beer is very cold, service prompt, all together a nice evening out.

Thank titiger
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Food and service are usually good, however tonight the food was sub par and the service was also sub par. Asked for hot sauce as bottle was empty and never received it. Queso was skimmed over and cold on the enchiladas. Server was inattentive.

Thank yianni67
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We visited on the Kids eat free with adult entree purchase meal deal. The prices where excellent, the service was excellent & of course the food was excellent. The meal portions were large and filling. Everyone in our family was happy with everything, which is often enough hard to pull off.

Thank joshlawn
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I always get great service at lunch and the food is great.However I do not recommend going at dinner time or getting carry out during dinner time as the quality of service declines SIGNIFICANTLY.It will be a waste of your time and money to go during dinner.Servers will avoid your table and not even place your order for carry out... More 

Thank Arabella6
Knoxville, Tennessee
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It's hard to find Horchata but La Parilla has it. It's really sweet but tastes really good. The food was your typical Mexican food. It was good and the service was good. The salsa is very tasty compared to other places. I'll definitely be back.

Thank Aaron J
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visit was bad from the start. All TVs tuned to Spanish speaking soccer. Championship games on. Ask for 2 waters no lemon. 5 minutes later with lemon. Chips were all crumbs. Asked another waiter and had to wait 5 more minutes until our crappy waiter came back to get more. Ordered and waited at least 20 for food. Wife's dish... More 

Thank Chris S
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family and I stopped to eat dinner here on our way home from a trip to Nashville. The food was very good. I was not pleased with the sweet tea. I am not sure what was wrong with it, it may have been just my taste. But the waiter nicely brought me a coke instead. We would eat here... More 

Thank prncssamaya85
Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Service was very good meals came on time. Food was OK, not enough meat in the fajitas, refried beans were a little too dry.

Thank megachurchsr
Jackson, Tennessee
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Always stop here sometime when in the area. Food is good and service also. Been here many times. Very consistent. You will enjoy!

Thank mrkitchn
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

La Parilla is our go to Mexican restaurant in West Knoxville. The service is quick and friendly. The food is delicious. The salsa is well blended (not chunky) and has visible cilantro which we love. Steak fajitas are my favorite.

Thank Marnicken

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11639 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934-2660
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville

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