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La Altena Diner 2

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8644 E Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-8325
+1 423-893-9047
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food here! Carnitas are delicious, spinach/mushroom quesadilla, loco burrito, fresh salsa, great guacamole...and draft XX and Negra Modelo. Tell Pepè I said Hola!

Thank Scott G
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Best service Best selection Clean Staff checks with you regularly to see if you need anything Manager comes by to check on you. Food freshly prepared and tasty. Great atmosphere! Great Margaritas! Hot, tasty chips and salsa! Definitely my favorite!!

Thank Jpearl6416
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good! The service was great and we enjoyed everything about this restaurant I will come back often for cheese dip

Thank AprilRodman
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have visited here several times and always found both food and service excellent. Very friendly with a quaint Mexican atmosphere. Everything we have tried here has been great. They have a wonderful all you can eat, Sunday buffet with tons of fresh food, salad and deserts for $8.99 pp. Tuesdays are 99 cent tacos. I guarantee that you won't... More 

Thank Gail H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The chips, the salsa, the service, the drinks, and the food everything was amazing. This was our first time coming here and we loved it, we are definitely coming back. For a drink I would recommend the mango water.

Thank Katherine G
Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This Mexican restaurant, Plaza Del Sol, and El Meson are the only 3 worth visiting in East Brainerd. Consistently good for the price.

Thank Dave4501
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped for lunch around 11:30 Sunday. Wife and I both got buffet. Everything we tried, even freshly brought out food was room temp, not even warm. Service was good, friendly, no problems there. Food tasted ok, slighted seasoned, nothing out of the ordinary though. Overall I wouldn't recommend getting the buffet if you do visit.

Thank Jeff P
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

it's your typical Mexican restaurant--all you can eat chips and salsa; all you can eat food bar on the weekends...friendly people. We really like the salad with shrimp, tilapia, and chicken. Yummy!

Thank iamtheirvoicenk
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

This is a restaurant I had been wanting to try since I have recently moved back to the area so my grand daughter and I stopped for a quick bite one day. We stood there waiting to be seated for several minutes as there were no signs of life anywhere except a group of customers already seated. When the waitress... More 

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Chattanooga, Tn
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

This restaurant is less than a mile from my house, down at the foot of a hill from my neighborhood. Their first few years in business were great. Great food, great prices, great service. Lately, however, we drive on past for other Mexican restaurants. We gave them about 5 more chances after our first disappointment. The quality has gone downhill.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8644 E Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-8325
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-893-9047

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