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Emperador Azteca

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117 W. 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, WA
15097654041
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great, fresh food and great service!

I've been eating at the Emperador Azteca for over 10 years..., and they always provide excellent service, with the finest and fresh Mexican food... Unlike other Mexican restaurants who overcharge their customers with poor food and crappy service, the Emperador Azteca has a fantastic buffet with an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2014
Ted M
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Moses Lake, Washington
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Moses Lake, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I will not be going here. I took my kids out trick or treating and the lady there had the nerve to give out tape...yes, a piece of clear tape! I couldn't believe. And she thought it was so funny. It disgusted me knowing that every parent and kid and every other business owner was out there in the cold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I've been eating at the Emperador Azteca for over 10 years..., and they always provide excellent service, with the finest and fresh Mexican food... Unlike other Mexican restaurants who overcharge their customers with poor food and crappy service, the Emperador Azteca has a fantastic buffet with an all you can eat selection for only $5.99, in addition to an excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Me and my family eat here at least once a week. We are always greeted with a smile. Our waitress who is also the owner gives the best service. The cook is second to none. This is the only restaurant in moseslake that I love going to. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Best Mexican restaurant in moseslake hands... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My wife and I loved the food and great service. We wanted true authentic Mexican food and we got it! Great owners and very respectful

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

The nightclub in the weekends is what keeps this place in business, not the food. The buffett is a joke. The food does not taste fresh. In my opinion I think they use leftovers and reheat to serve customers. I ate their twice. Once several years ago and once last year. It sucked both times. Living here in moses lake... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Disappointed... they have a decent buffet with a good number of selections. The chili Colorado was good and pico de gallo and cabbage salad was good. This is obviously a nightclub scene and the staff did not even acknowledge I was even here . I was the only visitor at 12:00pm! I got a glass of tepid water and a... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Ugh, we were excited to come here as we had heard so much about it. The place is old and run down and we were harassed by a few flies that were relentless. We ended up just taking our food to go. The food was okay but I was expecting more due to the hype.

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Moses Lake, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

The food is very good, authentic and best of all, comes out in a real hurry. We eat there often and enjoy it every time. They make a decent margarita too.

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38 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Somewhat disappointing... offered a buffet with decent selections but this is a nightclub and the staff couldn't care less about the daytime service needs of a lunch crowd. We were the only visitors at 12:30pm! Won't be returning...

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Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

It seems I encounter lots of these local Mexican restaurants in Eastern Washington and Oregon. Seems like the food is usually fairly good at these places. But I had the fajitas (chicken and pork) at the Emperador Azteca last night, and I must say the quality was excellent. Something about the spices really went well. And the "medium" margarita was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 W. 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Moses Lake
  • Phone Number: 15097654041

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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