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El Azteca Mexican Taco Shop

78 S State St, Orem, UT 84058-5418
801-225-7773
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Ranked #35 of 192 Restaurants in Orem
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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  • English first
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English first
Orem, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have loved the food at El Azteca for decades. The hard shelled tacos are the best. Nachos is generous and great. I love the hot sauce bar especially the spicy pickled carrots. I always go for the sweet mild sauce. The chips and salsa's are homemade. The employees are friendly and helpful. Love this place.

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SLC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This place has the best chicken tacos! They have a delicious salsa bar. The customer service is great. It's also always very clean.

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Rome
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

We had arrived for a night stay in Orem on our way to Grand Teton and had come from Bryce Canyon. Found this place and the food was good and they were friendly asked where we were from, Scottish accent, and recommended going to Sundance, which is what we did the next morning, fantastic place. Friendly, excellent food and prices!

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Torrey, Utah
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is run by the same people that used to have El Azteca by BYU. The food is great and quick. They even have a drive through. We like to stop there when we are in a hurry.

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Orem, Utah
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have really liked chili rellenos in the past, but I may not be able to order this dish again after the one I got here. I am sure that I am permanently put off them for a long time. The dish served with beans and rice was just wrong. very soggy and sloppily served. I should have ordered the... More

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Tinley Park, IL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Not every restaurant has the menu items you wll find here. I have eaten almost everything they serve. Mole made from scratch, like everrything else is wonderful. I love the items from their salsa bar. They can do mild to spicy. The salads and greens are always fresh. If you want to experience fresh made mexican food from scratch, then... More

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Orem, Utah
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Everything served here seems like it was all smashed together. Weird stringy meats and limpid shredded lettuce.

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Provo, Utah
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I've been going here for years, including the old restaurant before it closed down. The finest mexican food around. Everything is made fresh. Their refried beans are the best I have ever had - in Utah or out. They are made fresh daily. Shredded chicken dishes are incredible, as are their shredded beef. Some favorites - tacos - come in... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

The original El Azteca was opened as a sit down restaurant just south of BYU in the 1950s, but closed in the 1990s. This place serves the same quality food on styrofoam plates with plastic utensils at a good price. Their chips and salsa are famous for a reason. The whole family loves to go there for anything they make.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

El Azteca has been a favorite of my family for years. It's cheap, authentic and delicious. They have a fresh salsa bar which I always enjoy. They also have a drive through, and it sure beats Taco Bell down the street. Yum!

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Additional Information about El Azteca Mexican Taco Shop

Address: 78 S State St, Orem, UT 84058-5418
Phone Number: 801-225-7773
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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