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Cazador

103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
515-963-0486
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Ranked #13 of 99 restaurants in Ankeny
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Ankeny, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We go to Cazador several times a month. Fast service, great food, homemade salsa that's just incredible. The owners are pretty much always on-site and staff turn-over is low. A great local eatery!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We have gone to Cazadors multiple times over the past several years. Always family friendly, regardless of lunch or dinner weekday or weekend. Ample servings, and a cheese dip that is cheesy not soupy. Outstanding food, worth a try.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Cazador's is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Ankeny. I like the ambiance, the amount of seating, the service and the food. Their enchiladas are some of the best I've had.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Cazador has great food, excellent variety in menu options, tasty beverages, very prompt and friendly service. The service puts this place over the top compared to other Mexican restaurants. The owners and staff are always welcoming with a "Hola mi amigo" and hand shake. We dine here 3-5 times each month for great food and friendly hospitality. Favorites - chimichanga... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I were extremely excited to try El Cazador, however, the experience was not what we expected. The restaurant itself is clean, the service is fine, but the food was terrible. My boyfriend and I got something completely different and both of us couldn't eat much, and left hungry. If you are looking for good mexican food in... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Ankeny and eat here about once a month. I personally don't eat a lot of Mexican food but my wife does and she loves it. She likes the margaritas, too. My son and I like their burgers and fries - they are good tasting with good portions at a good price. The service... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Have been here for years and it is consistently good...always enjoy. The rice has nice flavor, the chimichangas are great, fajitas yummy.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The food does tend toward TexMex, but is always fresh and quickly served. The Cadillac margaritas are absolutely the best! Salsa is fresh but varies in spiciness. Prices did go up recently, but that was to catch up to the market. Service is always friendly - certainly family owned and family friendly.

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Ankeny IA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

A little gem tucked away near the I-35/First St. exit in Ankeny. I have found over the years that the food is well made and tasty, regardless of what dish you choose. The service is always quick and friendly with an 'owned by family' kind of atmosphere. The drink s are excellent as well, in particular the Cadillac Margarita. The... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

eat here often and have never had a bad meal, staff is overly friendly and service is fast. Food is very good and they have a big selection. The margaritas are especially good with fresh chips and salsa

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