Mexican restaurant and sports bar where great food and great fans meet. The diverse menu blends accessible, mainstream dishes with the sort of traditional cooking that makes the restaurant a destination for Mexican expatriates, offering one of the best mole poblano sauces in town and exotic fare like cabeza sopes (cow’s head tortilla). There are also big-screen TVs showing sporting matches, a full bar, and full service.

From Yummm!, the Metro Pulse Restaurant Guide:

Crazy about sports? Craving authentic Mexican food at reasonable prices? Choose both at Soccer Taco’s two locations: bustling Market Square or flagship Bearden. This is the place for soccer fanatics, with 10 or more flat-screen satellite televisions broadcasting sports events from all over the world: the UEFA Champions League, Barclays Premier League, Spanish League, and World Cup.

Sip while you watch. Soccer Taco has a full bar, including swell jumbo Key lime margaritas, and is open after midnight. And for a truly unique evening, head down to the Market Square location’s downstairs Monkey Cave Bar for awesome drink specials, plus live entertainment Fridays and Saturdays (5 p.m.–close) and Sundays (1 p.m.-close).

It’s no coincidence that Soccer Taco has won awards from three separate media outlets, with Metro Pulse Best of Knoxville 2013 wins for Best Mexican Restaurant and Best Nachos. They make the good stuff, authentic Mexican homestyle, from shrimp enchiladas to stuffed poblano peppers to really tasty and fresh burritos, tacos, and fajitas. Signature dishes are too numerous to mention, but a few standouts include the Eagle Burrito Cheese Steak and Mole Poblano. There’s also a die-hard authentic menu, with Spanish names listed first, that includes home country ingredients like lengua (tongue) and cachet (cow’s cheek).

And don’t for forget the amazing lunch specials for $5.49, Monday through Saturday!

Restaurant Details

Locally Owned Wifi Patio Live Music Accepts Reservations Party Room (20+)
Kids Menu Delivers Buffet Waterfront Vegetarian Dishes Vegan Dishes

Bar Details

Happy Hour Hard Liquor Dance Floor Live Music Karaoke Glow Sticks
Darts Foosball Pool Tables Shuffleboard Trivia Night Outdoor Seating


Day Opens Closes
Sunday 11 a.m. 10 p.m.
Monday 11 a.m. 10 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. 10 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. 10 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. 10 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. 1 a.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. 1 a.m.
Day Business Hours
Sunday 11 a.m.
10 p.m.
Monday 11 a.m.
10 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m.
10 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.
10 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.
10 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.
1 a.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.
1 a.m.

Upcoming Events for Soccer Taco (West)

Comments » 1

Pooveypoo writes:

Food is great-I LOVE the chicken tortilla soup! It is delicious and truly the best I have ever had!! The new patio awning adds great appeal and the servers are always friendly and attentive. The big Margarita will knock your socks off...Muchos gracias!!!

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