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Jalapeno Fresh Grill

1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
+1 828-652-5154
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“corn cakes” (4 reviews)
“bean dip” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we have eaten here, and it was sooooo good! Hubby got the huge burrito special and I got the plate of 3 Mexican tacos with1 beef,1 pork and1 chicken. These came with rice and beans w lettuce and guacamole on...More

Thank patricia a r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to check out Jalapeno tonight and had a very good experience. I was hungry as I worked through lunch today at a client site in the area. So, they immediately brought out some chips & bean dip and I tried some of the...More

Thank V7178RXjuliam
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food! One of our favs just wished they where open more!!! Food and staff are awesome. Would say this is a locals fav

Thank Whitney P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Food was great fast service inexpensive does greet larger crowds family style or couples I was out shopping lol and I didn't want to Cook when I got home...lol

Thank prettylady91
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner and were completely blown away by the young man who,I take from reading other reviews, must have been the owner. He was extremely friendly and made us feel welcome. We were tourists, but he clearly knew most of the locals...More

1  Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The food is always worth the price and very good. Any mistakes made are always fixed, and there are hardly ever mistakes. The salsa bar is amazing; and everything Ive tried on the menu is good. They have strange hours sometimes. My friends and I...More

1  Thank Christina R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I love going here because I crave the corn cakes and mango salsa. I could eat it till I pop. Recently decided to go there with my husband the other day. And of course it was closed. Every time I go there to eat, they're...More

1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This restaurant takes food and flavor to a whole new level. The have a salsa bar with a great selection of mild to hot flavors.

Thank jgcreates
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our Corvette club recently spent time in Marion to drive Diamondback. The 14 of us descended upon Jalapeno expecting your run-of-the-mill Mexican food. That is NOT what we experienced. The food was exceptional and the owner was engaging and funny. Awesome salsa bar. Great experience!...More

1  Thank VetteGirl2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We once lived in El Paso Tx. Went to Mexico often for dinner. Who knew there is a little bit of Mexico in N.C. Great service and wonderful food. The green chili enchiladas were very tasty. The chile rellenos were huge. Priced right too. Clean,...More

1  Thank hawleyjm
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CJJ135
27 September 2016|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
Don't know hours. We went bout 5pm. Not crowded then, but more people were coming in when we left. If you are in Marion NC, definitely good there! Best Mexican food I've had and very friendly people
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ohotfun
5 September 2015|
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Response from Colaknitwit62 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you could find it on Yelp?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1582 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-5154
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