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Plaza Azteca

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12835 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602
(757) 833-0271
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Chain Mexican, 3.5 rounded up to 4

This is a good place to eat. There are places in Va Beach, Newport News and Richmond. Not the best Mexican but definitely not bad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Bill W
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Yorktown, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have eaten here many times over the past 12 months and have never had a bad experience. If you are fan of Guacamole at all, I highly recommend getting the fresh "prepared at your table" dish. It is absolutely delicious ! and if you're in the mood for a festive cocktail, I highly recommend the Margaritas... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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167 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a good place to eat. There are places in Va Beach, Newport News and Richmond. Not the best Mexican but definitely not bad.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant on the peninsula. They serve great food at a great price in large quantities. We've never walked away with room to spare! It's good and the restaurant has fun décor and lots of room too! Go and enjoy!

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Newport News, Virginia
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

I had Azteca soup not what I expected, it was really thick, not a soup if you are looking for a chicken soup make sure you tell your waitress to give you the original that is not on the menu. Our waitress was very friendly as well the manager. Staff is good, their margaritas are the best around. Try chicken... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Website looks great, locals recommended and i went wiith work collegues .. Several people had Margaretta's which apparenty were good (and big !) ... the menu also looked great , but maybe i chose badly as the presentation wasn't so good on my dish , and i felt it could have been better ... maybe a second trip needed as... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Good food good prices staff friendly they have good margaritas. I tried taquitos they were not crunchy. We also tried chicken rice that is yumm

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

salsa was delicious, nice selection of vegetarian entrees. cheese dip was excellent. my friends enjoyed nachos.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with my wife at an old standby. I had Burrito San Jose while she had quest dulls ranchera, which we both enjoyed thoroughly.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

highly disappointing. Maybe I'm spoiled having lived in the southwest for so many years. The salsa tasted as if it was based on watered down ketchup and had no substance to it. We ordered nachos as an appetizer for the table and were presented with 10 chips that were decorated with a smear of beans and flakes of dried out... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Plaza Azteca Denbigh at 12755 Jefferson Avenue closed in May 2014 and move to it's new location about ½ mile north on Jefferson Ave. to 12835 Jefferson Ave. Newport News VA, in the old Steve & Johns Steakhouse. Jean and I had dinner with our friends Jen, Jim, and their friends Shirley and Don. Although the place was crowded we... More 

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Additional Information about Plaza Azteca

Address: 12835 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602
Phone Number: (757) 833-0271
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 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 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12835 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: (757) 833-0271

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 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
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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