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El Azteca Mexican Restaurante

103 N Washington Hwy, Ashland, VA 23005-1621
804-798-4652
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Ranked #11 of 72 restaurants in Ashland
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 1, 2014
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Fallston, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I took my daughter and her sorority sister there for dinner and the delicious chips and salsa were brought to our table right after we sat down. The menu is quite extensive and our server was very patient as it took awhile for us to decide. I was told that the margheritas are to die for so I had to... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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127 reviews 127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Ate at El Azteca yesterday for dinner and the food was good. The chips were very fresh and the salsa was awesome. Service was quick but i found it a bit pricey... Overall,recommend this restaurant

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Upstate New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We ate here while traveling, on our way to NC. It's located in Ashland, right before Richmond, off of I-95.There were 9 of us and we were looking for a decent, local place that would please *most* of us (we had 5 teenagers in our group!). We read the reviews and decided to give it a go. It's a little... More

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Ashland, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

When we moved to Virginia from Arizona, we thought we'd be without the delicious authentic Mexican food that is so easy to find in the Southwest. El Azteca to the rescue! The food was every bit as good as a restaurant in Phoenix and the staff was great. Keep that chips and salsa coming, boys!

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Ashland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I would say best in town, but I don't really thing there's any worthy competition in town. El Azteca wins, hands down within a 20 mile radius. The service is always fast and friendly and the food is great every time! The staff goes out of their way to make sure that even the littles guest at a table are... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The food was disgusting. It took about 90 seconds after ordering to get our food for 4 people which tells me nothing is fresh. This would be fine if they didn't charge fresh food prices. The staff is very friendly but that's the only good thing I can say about El Azteca.

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Lowesville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Nice atmosphere, very family friendly. Quesadillas are very good, and they even have some vegetarian options. And, of course, there are the margaritas!

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Ashland, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Food is not as good as it use to be. Atmosphere needs improving. A bit dirty. I have not been impressed and will not return. The last time I was in the service was not as good. Disappointing food as I use to like the place. Drinks were good.

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Rhode Island
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

After arriving at this restaurant we were questioning ourselves if we should even go in. Glad we did the service and food were great. Server was helpful with our selections. If its Mexican food you want this is your place

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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80 reviews 80 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I stopped here after my father suggested I stop in Ashland for a meal. I found this place using tripadvisory and the people were spot on. I arrived and was alittle nervous, but the outside did not due this place justice. The chips to start were great. They gave you choices of sauce and the menu is big with many... More

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