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Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant

4102 S 56TH St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
(253) 474-5593
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Our favorite Mexican restaurant in the area. Everything here is consistent and flavorful. Their Acapulco Margarita is made with real citrus juices, not the sugary mix that you get at other places. Staff is friendly and welcoming. All in all, a great place!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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169 reviews 169 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Welcome to a step into another world! From the music playing and the smells, the environment definitely prepares you for the experience even before you approach the hostess stand. We visited on a busy Friday night and took one of the last parking spots available and were concerned that we would have a long wait. Ten minutes later we were... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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230 reviews 230 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Another great meal at this local favorite. Tried their taco salad today it was very good. We ate in the bar at lunch time Service was great and atmosphere was relaxing.

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Maraval, Trinidad
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Not being American, I am not big into fast food so it was nice to get some rice and beans and meat for a change while visiting the Tacoma area. I thought the food was really good, the service was excellent. One thing though, my boyfriend ordered a chicken dish and something in the sauce (we suspect) gave him an... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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117 reviews 117 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food here is good, for this reason alone I would go back. The family sitting in another table beside me arrived after me, ordered after me but got served before me! Before you assume what I ordered was complex with long cook times, it wasn't. I ordered Mole Pablano and was approached by a different waiter than who took... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

If you don't want fast food, but hate to wait..here is the place for you. The food is as consistent as a Timex watch, and by the time you are half way through the warm, crisp complimentary chips and salsa, your food has arrived. The menu has enough variety to please everyone from no spiceness to HOT! HOT! HOT! The... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Having lived for 40 years in Arizona and having grown up with classmates from Mexico, I have enjoyed Mexican food for years. Because the border was only a couple hours away, I frequently have traveled to Mexico, with a focus being on the coastal areas. Unfortunately, the food at Moctezuma's is a highly Americanized version of Mexican food. The Chile... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Visiting relatives in Tacoma and we ended up for lunch at Moctezuma. Excellent menu. Lunch selections are varied and delivered good value. Service was outstanding. I had the Spinach/Portabello enchillada which tasted fantastic.

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Tacoma, Washington
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230 reviews 230 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Tacoma! Their food is very good. The portions are large The service is prompt and friendly, and they have a great happy hour with great food and drink prices. Oh and their bacon wrapped jalapeños are spicy! YUM!

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

My wife and I decided to go to this restaurant after a personal reference and the rave reviews on this site. We were blown away by the friendly staff. Although the parking lot was full we expected to have to wait to be seated yet we were seated immediately. The whole staff were extremely friendly and despite having a waiter... More 

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Additional Information about Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 4102 S 56TH St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
Phone Number: (253) 474-5593
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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