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Restaurants with Healthy Menus, Lunch, Family Friendly, Outdoor Dining, Mexican, Take Out: During lunch, it's a walk-up and order spot, with the line moving quickly as customers build-their-own burritos, tacos and salads – with the help of the friendly and often teasing food builders. One can get more complicated at lunch; there are grilled entrees including fish tacos, quesadillas and fajita plates. The star of the menu may just be the white queso; it is super creamy and rich, and practically a meal in itself. The fish tacos are another must-order with crispy yet lightly breaded white fish. Two locations - both on Poplar Avenue and one nearly in Germantown - offer a mixed lunch crowd of business execs, young professionals, yard guys and moms with tots, and both locations offer patio dining when the weather is fine.

Germantown's Best Restaurants: A few local boys have hit the foodie scene hard in Memphis with Swanky's, turning a couple of cavernous strip mall spaces into some of the most popular eateries in town. In the evenings, Swanky's is a hip spot - especially on weekend nights, when there's often live music or a live DJ. Check the website for the schedule and list of bands. During lunch, it's a walk-up and order spot, with the line moving quickly as customers build-their-own burritos, tacos and salads – with the help of the friendly and often teasing food builders. There are grilled entrees including fish tacos, quesadillas and fajita plates. The star of the menu may just be the white queso; it is super creamy and rich, and practically a meal in itself. The fish tacos are another must-order with crispy yet lightly breaded white fish.

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Local Expert Sally Walker Davies Says:

Restaurants with Healthy Menus, Lunch, Family Friendly, Outdoor Dining, Mexican, Take Out: "During the heat of summer - July and August - avoid the patio at lunch, unless you like to sweat on your meal. Since the patio is a) uncovered and b) next to the parking lot, it's H-O-T."

Germantown's Best Restaurants: "During the heat of summer - July and August - avoid the patio unless you like to sweat on your food. Since the patio is a) uncovered and b) next to a parking lot, it's H-O-T."

Best for Restaurants with Healthy Menus Because: For most dishes, you choose exactly what comes on your plate, allowing you to control carbs,fat, and calories.

Best for Lunch Because: Swanky's easily outdoes popular national chains, in terms of quality and flavor.

Best for Family Friendly Because: Swanky's is the kind of place parents love - fresh food for the kids, and fresh margaritas for mom and dad.

Best for Outdoor Dining Because: We love getting our chill on, sitting on the patio at Swanky's - it's an East Memphis hangout.

Best for Mexican Because: We love the upscale feel of Swanky's - kind of taco shop meets hip hangout.

Best for Take Out Because: You can call ahead and even order online for take-out.

Best for Germantown's Best Restaurants Because: Swanky's is a fave because it's fast and yummy, with a nice bar and wine list - and killer queso.

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Build to Taste
Corn Tortilla Chips
From the Grill
Desserts

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