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Cazador

103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
515-963-0486
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Davenport, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

just good quality food. The chips are the best and the prices are very reasonable. It is an easy walk from the Fairfield Inn hotel. We love to go there with friends

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Best Mexican food in Ankeny would recommend to anyone. Order the Amber Mexican lager on tap. If you want great food great atmosphere this is the place to go. Maria and Jesus best owners ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

You can't ask for a better run family business. Great food, service and the best margarita in town. The Cadillac has been a staple of their drink menu, but don't let too many go down before you enjoy the Carne Asada steak! Enjoy and spread the word!

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is where all the locals come to have their Mexican food fix. Authentic Mex menu and family owned. The best margarita in town... Order the Cadillac!

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Clayton, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Coming from California where we have excellent Mexican food, I am not sure what I was expecting. The chips were actually quite tasty, though the salsa was watery. The margarita was nasty - way too sweet - and I couldn't finish it. I had chili rellenos ($9.25) which were decent, but the olla beans (pinto beans?) were actually delicious. My... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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117 reviews 117 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While this place is nothing out of the ordinary, it's a nice family-owned restaurant with typical Mexican rice, beans, and chicken or ground beef entrees. Staff is pleasant and attentive. Cold Mexican beers on draft and bottles. Chips are served hot with decent salsa. By the way, the meaning of "Calzador" is "Hunter."

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Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was recently introduced to this place and have eaten here several times. Chips and salsa are very good. Love the chimichangas. My kids love the cheese dip and to be honest, it is delicious. I had the taco salad here on one trip and it was NOT good. However, it is the only bad dish I have had here.... More

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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Address: 103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
Phone Number: 515-963-0486
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
Cuisine: Mexican

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