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Happy Mexican Restaurante and Cantina

#563 of 1,243 Restaurants in Memphis}
$$ - $$$Mexican,
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
+1 901-529-9991
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible29%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“ground beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great spot to grab some good mexican food. The service was very fast, the food was great and the beer was ice cold. It is a bit loud in there as it appears to be quite a popular watering hole for people...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Happy Mexican is our favorite and we go there at least once a week. They have great margaritas and great service- which are two priorities! Their food is always good and their small cheese dip is enough for the whole table. The servers are attentive...More

Thank rbramle1
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

They actually have security checking your receipt before you leave. Restroom filthy. TV broken. Indifferent staff and mgmt.

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's an ok place. Nothing special. Most Mexican restaurants in Memphis taste exactly the same - this one is no different. It is generally loud with a high energy vibe at night.

1  Thank maremy2013
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Happy Mexican Restaurant has very good food. The back half of the restaurant has a bar and D.J. that is very lively. I recommend going before 6 p.m. if you want to avoid the crowd.

Thank ndavis9027
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The food and drinks were good. It was very crowded there. Therefore, I was surprised when out waitress brought our food out in a timely manner. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank mbrown19652000
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Enjoyed the food. Staff were friendly. Great prices. I would not take young kids after 8 p.m. Park lot needs more lighting.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a less than stellar Mexican restaurant. They took the town by storm about 6-8 years ago opening 3-4 locations in a short span. I believe this downtown location is the last man standing. If you MUST go, go for lunch. It has generally...More

Thank maremy2013
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian fajitas without sour cream and shredded cheese was the only real vegan choice of interest and it good but not great.

Thank dmarvel89
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our company of six went there to eat diner and I was appalled at the poor service and bad attitudes of the employees. Maybe the size of our party was shocking, but I expected more from a downtown eatery.

Thank Michael D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-529-9991
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