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El Cantarito

191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
+1 865-482-0090
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went for a late lunch on a weekday. Prices can't be beat; I had the lunch steak fajitas for $7 and spouse had the deluxe chicken burrito for $4.99. Both came with rice and beans and the fajitas also included pico de gallo, sour...More

Thank MtnTraveler33
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We visited El Cantarito on vacation. What a great restaurant! Good prices and delicious food. Definitely try the tortas but the large will be too much food for 2 people. Yummy salsa, too!

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We met the daughter, son and their dates for magaritas (jumbos), a snack and good discussion. I have been to El Cants many times and the margaritas are consistently GREAT. We all had the grilled shrimp with rice and although the first time for me...More

Thank DannyN73
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went here for dinner one night. The food here was very good and was served hot. The only thing I can say about the service is that is was interesting. I was a member of a party of four, and this was the first time...More

Thank Thomes1993
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very fast service and good food make this a go-to place in Oak Ridge. Plenty of room and clean, well lit areas. Great for a quick bite before or after a movie because of location. Not too much to say. Typical Mexican food. Prices are...More

Thank BruceTENN
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

In my opinion Oak Ridge has few good Mexican restaurants. We like Tex-Mex and almost always go to El Cantarito when we're going this route. It is usually more than half full so I guess others agree. Prices are reasonable.

Thank ridger2222
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I eat here often and is my only go to Mexican restaurant in Oak Ridge. Good food at great prices and large portions. It does get busy at times and you may wait for your server to check back with you or to bring your...More

Thank M5Mediapixs
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

They had fair portions, food was hot and tasted fresh. The prices were fair too. Our waiter only stopped by maybe twice after bringing our food out. We waited so long for the check, we just went up to the counter because we never could...More

Thank TNTraveler2003
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My co-worker and I came here on a recommendation from a local, and we are so glad they told us about this place. We went around noon on a Wednesday and it was pretty busy which we took for a good sign. We probably waited...More

Thank Dan O
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Good food at a great price. This place is usually pretty busy which tells you a little something about the food. You will be full when you leave and meals are served up hot. Their Pina Colodas are of the chain too.

Thank botunkus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 S Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-482-0090
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