Delicious, Authentic Mexican Food in Springfield, TN


Welcome to El Alteño Mexican Restaurant, serving delicious Mexican food with friendly service to the Springfield, TN community.

We honor the traditions of the legendary alteños, the independent and adventurous people who live in the mountains of the Jalisco region of Mexico. The unique wild horse sculptures in front of our restaurant pay tribute to the bold spirit of the vaqueros, skilled riders who helped build the beautiful country of Mexico.

We are proud to serve authentic, homemade recipes made from fresh ingredients. Here you’ll always find warm hospitality and friendly people ready to make sure you have a great time!

We are conveniently located on Tom Austin Highway, with plenty of parking and a spacious patio. Stop by for lunch or dinner, or order online for convenient takeout. We have lots of new menu items and creative Mexican dishes that you won’t find anywhere else!

El Alteno Menu