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Happy Mexican Restaurante and Cantina

#563 of 1,261 Restaurants in Memphis}
££ - £££Mexican,
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
+1 901-529-9991
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible29%
10 Jul 2017
“Ok ”
1 week ago
“Our favorite Mexican restaurant in the 901”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy Mexican is our favorite and we go there at least once a week. They have great margaritas and great service- which are two priorities! Their food is always good and their small cheese dip is enough for the whole table. The servers are attentive...More

Thank rbramle1
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

They actually have security checking your receipt before you leave. Restroom filthy. TV broken. Indifferent staff and mgmt.

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It's an ok place. Nothing special. Most Mexican restaurants in Memphis taste exactly the same - this one is no different. It is generally loud with a high energy vibe at night.

1  Thank maremy2013
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Happy Mexican Restaurant has very good food. The back half of the restaurant has a bar and D.J. that is very lively. I recommend going before 6 p.m. if you want to avoid the crowd.

Thank ndavis9027
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food and drinks were good. It was very crowded there. Therefore, I was surprised when out waitress brought our food out in a timely manner. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank mbrown19652000
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Enjoyed the food. Staff were friendly. Great prices. I would not take young kids after 8 p.m. Park lot needs more lighting.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a less than stellar Mexican restaurant. They took the town by storm about 6-8 years ago opening 3-4 locations in a short span. I believe this downtown location is the last man standing. If you MUST go, go for lunch. It has generally...More

Thank maremy2013
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian fajitas without sour cream and shredded cheese was the only real vegan choice of interest and it good but not great.

Thank dmarvel89
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our company of six went there to eat diner and I was appalled at the poor service and bad attitudes of the employees. Maybe the size of our party was shocking, but I expected more from a downtown eatery.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have visited at both locations and both are very good.. The south second street location has street parking and more across on a dirt lot. Seems to have several more dining areas at each end of the building with a patio on the north...More

Thank MemphisSusan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-4324
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-529-9991
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