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Penasco's Restraurant

20046 N John Wayne Highway, Maricopa, AZ
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Ranked #24 of 56 Restaurants in Maricopa
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Four for dinner. Two ordered house special that oozed sauce and not much else. One ordered fish tacos but couldn't find the fish! I ordered a chimichanga but received a burrito. When we sent it back to correct the kitchen said "we can do the chimi but we've got 5 orders ahead of this so it would be a while".... More 

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Attica, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

There were four family members and we all had excellent meals. The service was fabulous and when we had questions about certain items on the menu our questions were answered well.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is awesome. They have a signature dish (name escapes me at the moment - sorry), but it has chicken with mexican spices, green peppers in white sauce, and mash potatoes. Chips and salsa are also very good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I live in mraricopa this place is bad ! I have been there 2x and won't ever go back. The food is just not good

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Maricopa, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

After visiting a new Mexican restaurant in town we decided it was time to give Penascos another try. There is definitely an issue with the drainage system as you can smell it when you walk in. However, once we were seated and ordered the smell was not as noticeable. I ordered the Penascos Rellenos and was very happy with my... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We brought the whole family in for lunch a month or so ago. Like someone else commented, there was a strange smell when first entering the place. We all enjoyed the chips and salsa brought to the table as we waited for food. The food we ordered was very good. We thought we had a good visit...until we got home,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I enjoy the food here and the happy hour beer prices are great. Nice outdoor seating. Only negative is the whiff of sewer that you smell on entering the restaurant. Can turn one off if you have to wait to be seated. If they take you right in or to their outside seating, the smell is quickly forgotten. :)

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

My family went to eat on 7/23/2014 our waiter was Eddie he was unfamiliar with the meau and was really to one of the female servers. I ordered a margarita and he asked if she would make it. She said i just need fo take a order real quick. He had the nerve to turn around and say under his... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great mexican food at a reasonable price. There is outdoor seating and wonderful service. Be sure to try tres enchiladas and the white cream sauce

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Maricopa, Arizona
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We've been here several times since it opened. The service has always been good and we like the atmosphere. The issue has been inconsistent food quality. Sometimes it's excellent, other times we've been less than satisfied. Our last visit was with 5 adults. Three of us loved our meals, two did not.

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Additional Information about Penasco's Restraurant

Address: 20046 N John Wayne Highway, Maricopa, AZ
Phone Number: 520-568-7362
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Maricopa
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 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 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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