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Cazador

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103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
515-963-0486
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just what we have been looking for!!

We have been searching for a decent Mexican restaurant. Fast, courteous and hot!! This is our family place to gather. Thy also have great margaritas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Ankeny
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have been coming here for a few years now and recently noticed that the prices have increased and the food is not as good as it used to be. The food is still decent and the chips and salsa are very good but there are better Mexican restaurants in the area that I would rather frequent.

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Iowa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is our favorite local restaurant - it's a family-owned business and they have a lot of pride in maintaining standards of excellence. All the menu items are delicious, and you can count on the food coming out hot and fresh. The complimentary chips and salsa are yummy, and we love the sangria as well!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have been searching for a decent Mexican restaurant. Fast, courteous and hot!! This is our family place to gather. Thy also have great margaritas.

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Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food. Fast service. Friendly staff. This is one of my family's favorite places to go. Birthdays are fun with the big sombrero.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cazador's is our go-to place when wanting Mexican food. We love their chimichangas that comes with a small salad. Add a margarita and it's the perfect meal. The family has owned this restaurant for a long time and they are very courteous when we come in to eat.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I lived in Phoenix for many years and had lots of great Mexican food. When I order the shredded beef chimichanga at Cazador it takes me back. It is delicious as is their white queso dip! The portions are plentiful, the flavor wonderful and the prices are very reasonable. Everyone I take there has had a great meal. The atmosphere... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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114 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

In town on business needed to find a restaurant near my hotel. I tried Cazador as it was nearby in walking distance and Mexican sounded good. They have a few draft beers to choose from, either Mexican or basic us brands. There is a nice bar when you walk in the door. Their menu includes a spectrum of options from... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

By far my favorite in the area... Great food and great service. The chips, salsa and cheese dip are the best I've had.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a local favorite. Excellent food and even better Cadillac margaritas. The food is fresh and isn't the standard taco bell mexican. The portions are good sized and fairly priced. Like I said, it is a local favorite so be prepared to wait on a Friday or Saturday night but it is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

everything I tried becomes my favorite. always fresh always fast and always great service, by far my favorite restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-963-0486

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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