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Cafe Azteca

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Mexican
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180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
978-689-7393
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just Plain Good !!

Café Azteca is truly a "go to place for REAL Mexican food". Never have been disappointed. Had my grandson's graduation party, with about 75 people, here and Café Azteca could not have been more accommodating. Recommend everything on the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
J101954
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Andover, Massachusetts
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Andover, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Café Azteca is truly a "go to place for REAL Mexican food". Never have been disappointed. Had my grandson's graduation party, with about 75 people, here and Café Azteca could not have been more accommodating. Recommend everything on the menu.

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Andover, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We started with a small pitcher of sangria and we highly recommend it! We split an appetizer ( some kind of stuffed pepper) and loved it. Both dinners were tasty and filling. We had a great meal and atmosphere was very relaxing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Cafe Azteca is truly an authentuc Mexican restaurant. The chef is from Mexico and knows how to capture the flavors and ambiance of a small Mexican diner. Delicioso!

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very good, it's a good suggestion for a french team. It is really a tipycal mexicain food and the margarita is beyon good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cafe Azteca is an understated good restaurant with very flavorful entrees. I had the shrimp in cilantro sauce with rice and beans and it was delicious. The chips and salsa were very good and the wait staff were very hospitable. We have been there several times and each time is was very good, consistent and tasty

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We saw it on TV so we had to try it. We have been to some of the authentic mexican cantinas in the USA so we are hard to impress. Food was good. Though there was a mix up with our order the waiter was quick to fix it with a smile.

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MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've been going to the Cafe for years, the food is the best Mexican in the area. The Enchiladas and quesadilla's are among our favorites. The Queso dip and chips is always fresh and yummy. The Margarita's are to die for especially the pomegranate. Our favorite waitress Donna always has 1 ready and waiting for our arrival. She is the... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Best Mexican in the area. Real Mexican consistently good. Great margarita's. Mariachi on weekends. Sangria by the pitcher, great nacho appetizers and fantastic flan. wait staff always happy to explain menu items.

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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the best Mexican restaurant in the area. Reasonably priced. Great margaritas. Attentive waitstaff.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This Mexican restaurant is great for lunch or dinner. Very good food. Centrally located in Lawrence. Off street parking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: 978-689-7393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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