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Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar

££ - £££
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
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1700 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065
+1 502-647-4651
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We took our daughter for her Birthday, it was her choice, took FOREVER to get our drinks, let alone the food. Then the chicken in our daughters quesadea was horrible, so we asked that they exchange it, well the manager came over with an attitude and by the time he was finished, NONE of us wanted to eat ANYTHING they... More 

Thank Newatthis03
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Love the taste of Tumbleweed but quite expensive. 2 dinners with non-alcoholic drinks is minimum $35 for us. Would love to eat there more often but do not because of price.

Thank lovespopcorn3214
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I love the chips and salsa, and the queso dip is good too. A unique blend of steakhouse and Mexican style foods give lots of options to choose from.

Thank fordmanjoe
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife and I are both alergic to MSG and were told by the staff that almost everything they serve contained MSG

Thank David C
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224 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Last reviewed this place in 2013, and quite frankly, it has gone down hill. The have tried some new menu items to be more current, and some works. Dinner here was fine: food was excellent portions and spicy like expected. Service was adequate - they got the right food to the table, but not really sharp on service. The BIG... More 

Thank MRbluegill
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Food's okay. Service okay. The big downfall of this place is that they allow customers to smoke in there. I didn't think anybody did that any more.

Thank 1badcatt
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We enjoyed a nice meal with a very good waitress.The Double-Grilled Chicken Burrito was very good and was big enough for both of us. I tried their fried wings and found them a little small but very tasty.The place was very busy but everyone was being taken care of nicely.

Thank Scrubie_oh
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Food was served promptly with manager's help. Had to hunt down server for drink refill. A little crowded a family with small kids making noise made it hard to carry on a normal conversation.

Thank John M
Lexington, Kentucky
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I had the lighter fare--the fish, rice and vegetables and would rate it a perfect 5! It was 100% yummy. However the service was awful. We were seated and it took 20 minutes before our drink order was taken or we were brought water. There were only about four tables full when we were there so it wasn't because it... More 

Thank shandaoakley
New Bern, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

We went while in town to visit family. The food and the service was awesome!!! They have everything from salad to steaks to Mexican!!!

Thank Love2TravelAlways08

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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, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-647-4651

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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?