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Emperador Azteca

117 W. 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, WA
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Ranked #22 of 62 Restaurants in Moses Lake
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jan 18, 2014
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English first
Moses Lake, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Moses Lake, Washington
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

The owners here are wonderful people. And the food is good, too. We stop here every time we travel through Moses Lake.

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