We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rey Azteca

Mexican
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
485 Benner Pike, State College, PA 16801-7307
(866) 421-1290
Website
Add hours for Rey Azteca and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 73 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food... Could be a better atmosphere

Based on reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to try this place out on a recent visit to the Penn State campus. It is in a strip mall, and we went on a Sunday evening... all of the other stores were closed, but DO NOT TURN AWAY! The restaurant was open! The atmosphere was a little boring, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
freqflyer8
,
Caldwell, New Jersey
Add Photo Write a Review

73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Caldwell, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Based on reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to try this place out on a recent visit to the Penn State campus. It is in a strip mall, and we went on a Sunday evening... all of the other stores were closed, but DO NOT TURN AWAY! The restaurant was open! The atmosphere was a little boring, but the service was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was here for a lunch meeting, and had heard good things from my colleagues. I really liked the shrimp fajitas, they were excellent. Fast service and friendly. I will definitely go here again the next time I am in the area on business.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Love this restaurant! We have introduced several of our friends and family to Rey Azteca and they alway want to come back again. Great food, great price and beautifully decorated!

Was this review helpful? Yes
State College, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went here for lunch. Very large menu with lots of choices. Mexican style decor was very colorful and inviting. Our waiter was right there from the get-go with our drink order and then back for our lunch selections and you get chips with mild & hot salsa for dipping. Our meals came out very quickly and the portion size was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Service was quick and gentle. The bathroom was immaculate! The interior decoration is of colorful carvings and serapes. The salsa was average but the tortilla chips were great and still warm. The enchiladas suizas were disappointing. They were so overly spicy that they lacked flavor..it is a difficult balance to achieve a good spicy flavor. Perhaps another item of their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
State College, PA
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I eat hear occasionally and always find the food to be very good and the service is prompt and friendly. Best Mexican food in the State College area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denton, Texas
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Authentic Tex-Mex! We should know. Four years ago, we ate at this restaurant. We weren't disappointed. During our recent visit, we returned. We enjoyed the chicken enchiladas, rice and avocado salad and the T-bone steak with rice and beans. When we are in Central PA, we will be sure to order our Tex-Mex at Rey Azteca. The food is "my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Takoma Park, Maryland
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's in a mall so nothing fancy. Good portions and prices. No alcohol. Lots of choices so good for meat eaters and vegetarians. Short drive from our hotel so that was nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Skillman, New Jersey
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Ample servings and they were quite accommodating on the food variations. Service was a bit strange but friendly enough. No alcohol is a bummer (no Coronas!), so BYOB.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lexington Park,MD
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My husband and I arrived here and ordered our lunches a few minutes before the end of the stated lunch period, which was 2:30. The food came fairly quickly and was very good, very filling. I had gotten a large ground beef burrito, and my husband ordered the chicken fajitas. Good value for the price. However, when we went to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Rey Azteca also viewed

 

Been to Rey Azteca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 485 Benner Pike, State College, PA 16801-7307
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: (866) 421-1290

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rey Azteca staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?