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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

20 West 6th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
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Ranked #24 of 609 Restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Mill Ave.
Transit: West on 6th Street just west of Mill Avenue.
Description: Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders
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English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is really good eating for a chain. Lot of variety on the menu, first rate service and very clean. The list of specialty margaritas and other cocktails was nice and diverse. I'd eat here two or three times a month if I wasn't worried about what the abundant supply of great chips and queso would do to my already... More

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stopped here for lunch, had the seafood enchilada and it didn't disappoint. Portion size was just about right and the food was very nice. They have valet parking which certainly helps as it is difficult to park near there.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We weren't sure where to go for dinner & reviews were good for here so we tried it. Beautiful inside & nice for a date night even or that "First" date :) Love their warm complementary corn bread which comes to the table before your meal. Our waitress "Bethany" was so nice & she seemed to know the menu. Which... More

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Tempe, Arizona
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

While in town we were looking for an authentic Mexican dining experience. Z'Tejas did not disappoint! The portions were gigantic, the food was fresh and the drinks were great. I had the Pork Tostadas, my husband had the cat fish tacos and we shared a guacamole dish. Highly recommended!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Tried Z'Tejas for the first time on the recommendation of a waiter in another restaurant in another state. I am glad we did. Corn bread was fantastic, sweet and moist. Entrees of five cheese Macaroni and Achiote chicken amd the entree salad " Achiote Chicken chopped Salad, was well presented and flavorful. It was worth the hour drive. Will go... More

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Trabuco Canyon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Walking distance from Hotel. Food is good, price is reasonable. The bar is good. no short pours here!!!!

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Tempe, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Had lunch here with a business contact. I had the crab cake salad, which was very tasty, but a bit heavy on the tortilla chips. Our service was prompt, and our server very pleasant and attentive. They have complementary valet parking - use it, or you will pay to park in Tempe's overpriced metered spaces or garages. That might be... More

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Arlington, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I ate here with a group of 16 including 3 children. The service was very good. There was something on the menu to appeal to everyone. I had the Ruby Trout and it was excellent. The only odd thing was that for a restaurant with Tejas in its name and many Tex-Mex offering, they served cornbread, not chips.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We knew what to expect from Z'Tejas having frequented the original in Austin and we were not disappointed. I love the complimentary fresh cornbread! The shrimp guacamole tostados is a yummy plate to share.

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Helena, Montana
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great location that is easy to walk to from area hotels. The restaurant had a generously sized outdoor dining area which was great the time of day we were there. The food lived up to its reputation and the service was great. I would definitely go back!

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