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Pelanchos Mexican Grill

££ - £££Mexican,
1516 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5406
+1 865-694-9060
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
1516 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5406
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For several years this has been a favorite place for our entire family to eat! Would highly recommend for anyone who likes Mexican food to visit!

Thank Tenngrl1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been wanting to visit Pelanchos for some time. Went for dinner with a friend. She had a vegetarian plate which she liked. I found the chips to be stale, and I had the Pork Carnitas. The beans, rice and avocado salad were all great, but...More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This was possibly the worst waiter we have ever encountered at any restaurant...ever! Every aspect of his service was terrible.

Thank ThatSeventiesGuy
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Always great food and excellent service. We love going on Saturday night and getting the Pelanchos Fajita special.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

went for dinner and enjoyed it thoroughly . .. food was good - good service - nice decor - terrific chips and salsa - guacamole ok - but I like mine a bit chunkier - needed more spice also -

Thank laura k
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I am quite particular about my Mexican food choices. My benchmark is shredded beef tacos. Pelancho's makes some of the best this side of the Mississippi! Great service, hot tasty food, authentic decor are all parts of the experience at Pelancho's. Don't believe me? Try...More

Thank ChateauWildcat
Reviewed 24 July 2017

What I want from a good Mexican restaurant is a great frozen margarita, homemade chips, and homemade salsa. After that I don't much care but in this case everything after that is great too. The service is quick with chips and salsa before you even...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We always go to Pelancho's after church on Sundays. We have gone so much they know us by name, know what we drink and what we eat without us having to say anything. We feel like family there. We have had several servers and each...More

Thank joy5694
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We ate here with a party of six. The service was actually above average. Everything came out correct and quickly. The food is pretty average, but that's pretty much the norm for Mexican food here.

Thank luckyduck2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were seated immediately, but had to wait about 10 minutes for the chips and salsa to arrive. Server showed up a few minutes later. Asked the server if the bar was open {It was Sunday after all}, he said yes, and wife ordered Margarita,...More

Thank KnightLord
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1516 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37919-5406
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-694-9060
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