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“SO not authentic.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Moctezumas Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Moctezumas Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar
4628 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor, WA
253-851-8464
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Ranked #19 of 105 Restaurants in Gig Harbor
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are thrilled to be a part of the Gig Harbor community once again! This time with more to offer: delicious new authentic dishes, refreshing hand-crafted margaritas and a fun tequila bar for you to enjoy with friends and family! Quality Mexican at its finest.
Gig Harbor, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“SO not authentic.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Unfortunate example of the north-americanization of mexican food. Since most Pacific Northwesterners THINK this is what mexican food tastes like, they don't have much problem pulling people in. Bummer.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Happy Hour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is an updated restaurant with a great bar for happy hour. Very fun and festive. I love the taco's

Visited June 2013
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Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Perfect for Dinner and drinks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The bar is my favorite spot here. Kristin always takes great care of us. Our drinks never get empty. She is always on top of it. The arroz con pollo is our favorite dish. The fish tacos on Wednesday night are even better if looking for a happy hour. Thanks!

Visited July 2013
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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39 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Never Disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant in the harbor. They have wonderful authentic chile rellenos and the carne asada is always tender and flavorful. I appreciate that they are always adding new specials to the menu to showcase seasonal ingredients. The Acapulco margarita is wonderful. The decor is beautiful and the staff is always friendly and accommodating

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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“City Tacos "Muy Bueno"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Went on a Wednesday afternoon around 1:30, it wasn't too busy as the lunch crowd had pretty much wound down. The service was slow, although the server was a nice person. We ordered a Margarita and a Mojito to start and the drinks were good. The regular red salsa that the brought out with chips was terrible, so we asked for some kicked up green salsa which was much better. My wife and I both ordered the city tacos, she got the pork carnitas and I got the carne asada. Both meals were really good, needless to say they were the highlight of the meal. Flavors were robust in both meals, carnitas pork was tender and the asada was as well. We'll definitely go back for the drinks and city tacos, the slow service and and a bad salsa is the only thing holding them back from scoring higher!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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