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Blanco

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6166 N Scottsdale Rd #601, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
+1 480-305-6692
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 107
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  • 118
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty Mexican Food

I've visited this restaurant the last time I was in Scottsdale last winter and enjoyed so much, I thought I'd return. This time I was flying solo so I ended up sitting at the bar and watch some sports. The staff was extremely friendly, the tacos were tasty (especially the short rib taco). I also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Stinkyrules
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Canada
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Canada
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

I've visited this restaurant the last time I was in Scottsdale last winter and enjoyed so much, I thought I'd return. This time I was flying solo so I ended up sitting at the bar and watch some sports. The staff was extremely friendly, the tacos were tasty (especially the short rib taco). I also had the corn which was... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I have celiacs and they made me chips in separate frier, which rarely happens. Big fan of the willingness to do this. Great service. Food was good too.

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We went on a Sat night. The place was crowded and loud. It was hard to visit with our guests. The food was OK...not as good as we had remembered it being. I think our timing was not good for such a popular place...we'll go earlier next time.

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Arizona
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147 reviews 147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went last night 4-20 and once we got past the unfriendly hostess who seated us without a smile, the evening was fine. First impressions are very hard to get past, but our waitress Cassidy made up for the evening. We had beer and a very good margarita. we also had queso fundido which was very good and sometimes hard... More 

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Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Us coming from Texas loved this restaurant as it's not your tex mex food that you see everywhere here. It was a refreshing and delicious change. I had the short rib tacos which were amazing with black beans (you have the option of charro beans also) and rice which was white with corn. I also had the grilled corn which... More 

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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had dinner here and was not impressed. The food was mediocre and the service was so-so. Order a feajeta and it came without peppers, which was the first ingrediate on the menu. My bar drink had an unusual flavor, which they offered to replace but said it is the way they serve it. Not terrible, but not my cup of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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94 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food here was fantastic - authentic Tex-Mex, everything freshly made with the creamiest guacamole ever! The service was a bit scattered and slow, but it was the night of the NCAA Championship, so they were crowded.

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White Salmon
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We discovered this place about a year ago and couldn't wait to return. Valentines Day was the perfect opportunity. The place was fairly busy, but we had no trouble getting a spot on the patio. The patio seating is a bit awkward for dining, but it's comfortable and the proximity to other guests (shared table) makes for finding new friends.... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were visiting Scottsdale and a friend recommended Blanco's ceviche. The restaurant had a very nice open air design, but got very noisy later in the evening. Service was quite good, drinks were very good, recommend trying the hibiscus/peach cocktail. The ceviche was just alright, the enchiladas were the hit, tacos were average.

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Seattle, Washington
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We went here when we couldn't be seated at Macayo's, walked in and seated right away. The menu had a good selection of tacos. We had the short rib tacos, steak tacos and chicken mole bowl, all three dishes were tasty! The wait staff was friendly. A nice restaurant experience!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6166 N Scottsdale Rd #601, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-305-6692

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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