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“Real Mexican” 5 of 5 stars
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Aztec Emperor
3463 Merrick Rd, Wantagh, NY 11793-4331
516-221-2268
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Cuisines: Mexican
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Real Mexican”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Lived in Mexico for a few years. This is real!!! Food Is great! Staff is great! Can't wait to return

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Long Island NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Heading back Soon!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Went there about 5:30PM place was empty. Chips were good and the salsa was delicious. One salsa was 'mild'. It tasted a bit more like some kind of italian sauce than a salsa. But the spicy salsa was good. Dad had the steak fajitas. Best I ever tasted. It was about $19.00 which is not cheap but it was very good. Beef burrito was huge and very good too! Rice a black beeans were typical but I ate every bit of it! I would recommend this place but is is not a place to go if you are trying to keep expenses down. Service was good and the place started to fill up as we were leaving.

Visited July 2012
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East Meadow, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“good and inexpensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

A good place to go with a large group. They have the seating for large groups. Saturday night is Karaoke and other nights they have the mariachi group strolling around playing songs!! Food is good and the prices are reasonable.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Massapequa,NY
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14 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Mexican food and hospitality the way it ought to be...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

The Aztec Emperor is located in a small strip mall on the north side of Merrick Road in Wantagh, NY -- it's pretty easy to miss if you're not looking for it -- so search it out if you're in the mood for excellent Mexican food and hospitality. The restaurant itself itself is very attractive, with beautiful tile floors and interesting cultural decorations. But as nice as the setting is, what you will find yourself returning for over and over again is the food. Great tortilla chips and salsa (pico de gallo) are always brought out in an instant. All appetizers are good, but not to be missed are the "better-than-grandma's" homemade chicken soup or the delicious black bean alternate. Any combination dish consisting of a selection of your choice of tacos, enchiladas, burritos -- or many other Mexican specialities -- is served with sides of refried beans, rice and other tasty add-ons -- all at a very reasonable price ($13.95 - $14.95). You will not be hungry or unhappy after any of these selections. The fajitas of steak, shrimp, chicken or salmon arrive at your table sizzling beneath a cloud of steam -- and are the freshest and tastiest around. There are numerous other traditional dinner offerings, of which I have sampled many, and have never been dissatisfied. Margaritas and homemade Sangria are offered by the pitcher-full to add life to any party! Also -- keep your eye out for the many weekday specials that are always offered through coupons in local media.
Aztec Emperor will not disappoint. The owners and staff are very friendly and accommodating ("Mi Cas Es Su Casa" is printed on the front of the menu) -- and the food and pricing will have you leaving with a big smile on your face (and probably a doggie-bag to take along with you).

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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