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Ajo Al's

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Mexican, American
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7458 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 334-9899
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Ajo Als - My Go To for Mexican Food

Love the chips and salsa. They have some unique dishes that you can't get in any other Mexican restaurant that I have been to. Décor is great. This one is located right across from Arrowhead Mall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Francine19817
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Glendale, Arizona
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Clear Lake, Iowa
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is great, (try the mushroom enchiladas ) the service really good and the place is beautiful. They have great happy hour deals in the bar for food and drinks. Most important us they have really great brunch on the weekends.

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Thank Bonnie S
Glendale, Arizona
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Love the chips and salsa. They have some unique dishes that you can't get in any other Mexican restaurant that I have been to. Décor is great. This one is located right across from Arrowhead Mall.

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Thank Francine19817
Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First time eating here. My family and I always seek out Mexican when we are out West because N.C. is not the best place to find good Mexican food. The meal, service, and price were all very good. Definitely give this place a try.

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Thank Jeffrey J
Surprise, AZ
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209 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went with a group of 9 women; not sure why we picked this one over Abuelo's, since that is right by the movie theater. But fine.. The food was fine. Nothing awful, nothing outstanding. Usual rice, beans, covered with gloppy stuff. We did have a super-helpful and friendly waitress who kept us all straight with separate checks -- much... More 

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Thank lotsagoldens
Glendale, Arizona
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Always greeted by friendly staff and it looks like they changed their HH menu, however, I prefer to order food from the regular menu as portion are large. Watch out for the hot plates! I am told that everytime and I guess I can't believe how hot they really are, you can get burned. I had the green chili chicken... More 

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Thank 411margaretb
Arizona
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is horrible. From the service to the food. The flavor is gone and smothered with their sauce. The service is terrible. We have experienced the lack of service too many times lately that we had to check this place off as a "go to" place for lunch. Forget it...

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Thank Rocklite88
Peoria, Arizona
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Don't bother with this one in Arrowhead Mall Area, Glendale. Boiled chicken....ugh....no salt, no seasonings, no sauce on the chicken tostada. Terrible....will never go back.

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Thank sharon w
Phoenix, Arizona
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418 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In the past i have always liked this location of Ajo Al's. i still like the design with the high ceilings and architecture and poster art on the walls. The service was acceptable as well though maybe not memorable but sometimes that's good, better than bad service which certainly sticks out. The food was just so so though with decent... More 

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Thank northernk
Inver Grove Heights, MN
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Food is consistently good and service is as well. They make an awesome sour cream sauce on their chimis.

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Thank JimT07
San Diego, California
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I ordered but didn't feel like being in public after having a long day. I was pleasantly surprised they have take out. As always the food was amazing. I personally love the nep. Pizza. Between our group we shared a cheese crisp, and then had the pizza, and chicken quesadilla, beef enchilada.

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Thank Keisha F

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7458 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: (623) 334-9899

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?