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La Altena

314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
+1 423-266-7595
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
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CUISINES
Mexican
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LOCATION
314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

On a recent visit to Chattanooga, my old home town, I visited a friend who took me to La Altena. So glad he did. This small, out of the way, family-owned restaurant was a delightful surprise in Chattanooga. The menu has authentic Mexican food and...More

Thank atljpb
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This little restaurant had the best Mexican food I've had East of Arizona. We had excellent, friendly service. Every meal we ordered for our family was delicious!. Great drinks too, especially Horchata and Margarita! We would visit this restaurant again if ever in the area....More

Thank DLB1832
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch early on Saturday morning. We had the restaurant all to ourselves. Our server was polite and friendly. My husband had the tacos while I enjoyed the eggs with chorizo. The food was served very quickly. We were in and out in...More

Thank paigesmd61
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Authentic Mexican cuisine and fast service. Always seated very quickly and you get great food at a great price.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

If you've been to one of many basic Mexican restaurants you'll understand real after eating here...don't be afraid to order something unknown. Service is stupid fast, price is cheap...drinks are cold...what more do you want?

Thank joseph t
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is not easy on the eyes, but the food is always good. The beef taco salad, or the chicken chimichangas are always a good choice. I also like the beef nachos(grease heavy, but so good) if you are looking for something easy.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I've been coming to this location for years. A few months back they were in the process of changing their menu. I got to see the new menu on this visit, namely the biggest change is that they did away with all lunch specials. They...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My experience at la altena was not bad, but also nothing to write home about. Its good priced, the service is good. But the food is just average in my opinion. Also they charge you for tap water, which I have never seen before in...More

Thank heygauthey
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This could be a 5 star if the location was a little more upscale. However, do not let the outside fool you, the inside is clean and comfortable. The food is superb. The Carnitas, Carne Asada and Barbacoa are great. The Margaritas are good too....More

Thank Smokey1611
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant. This is a favorite place for after work drinks or a quick meal. Servers are always friendly and attentive.

Thank Carla M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 W Main St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-1138
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-7595
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