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1520 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ
4809829916
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Above average

Have ate here many times now, family member favorite. Service has always been a little unattentive. Place is clean and a little small. One stall bathrooms, small bar area (full bar) and patito out back. Pricing a little above average in my opinion. The food is really what keeps me going back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Bill85210
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Have ate here many times now, family member favorite. Service has always been a little unattentive. Place is clean and a little small. One stall bathrooms, small bar area (full bar) and patito out back. Pricing a little above average in my opinion. The food is really what keeps me going back. Cheese crisp with green chilli slices is a... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Service was slow and the food was okay. Kids meals are nicely sized for price. Salsa was amazing. We ordered the shredded pork and it was all fat. The flavor was not very good. Portions are nice sized just not what we were expecting. Probably won't be returning. Prices are affordable. Menu selection nice.

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phx, az
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I did not get to eat at the original place, but some friends decided to try it out, so we stopped in. sat on patio, it was very comfortable outside.and service was good for the waitress having to keep going in and out! Food is decent , standard fare, wouldn't say it was overly spicey or original. But it was... More 

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Edmonton
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

During our first visit we were not sure what to select so the waiter brought a small sample plate explaining the spices used and if it was spicy hot or regular. Great family place, at first we thought we were in Mexico as the place had mostly all Mexican patrons. Very friendly staff, will go back

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place has nice decorations but, the food has no flavor to me. I like HOT and SPICY Mexican food, the green chili sauce was like from a can, really quite a disappointment. The decorations are the best part of this restaurant, the staff could care less about you, I am sorry but, when I go out to eat I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

On Thursday evening my wife, two kids, brother, and myself decided to try Elviras for dinner after not eating there since the remodel. We showed up at 8:08 pm on 5-28-15. Before we went inside I checked the hours of operation which showed 11am-9pm on the door so we entered. After about 5 minutes of watching employees serve the customers... More 

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Loudon, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Staying at our winter home in Apache Junction, and wanted a comfy place for my son (who just turned 21) to order his first drink at a restaurant. We're no heavy drinkers, but I figured a daiquiri would be perfect for him. First impression: loved the funky interior, with painted tables and chairs, pottery chimeneias used as vases, and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a good meal with great service. Don't the let the outside of this place scare you off, the inside is decorated in bright colored furniture. We would definitely eat her again.

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Bremen, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My husband and I were out in Apache Junction, AZ this winter enjoying the beautiful weather. My husband loves Mexican food but I have never cared that much for it. Well anyway we saw Elvira's and he pulled in and looked at me and said: "I want Mexican food today. " Well I will tell you it was a wonderful... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It is a fun place to visit, very colourful interior, sort of funky. The food is presented nice enough and prices are reasonable but it is at best Mexican food prepared for gringos . But that is the clientele they serve. We have lived in Mexico for several years and we are still looking for authentic Mexican food in the... More 

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Additional Information about elvira's mexican restaurant

Address: 1520 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ
Phone Number: 4809829916
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1520 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction
  • Phone Number: 4809829916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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