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Cazador

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103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
515-963-0486
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Mexican Restaurant

Authentic Mexican family run restaurant. All the chips and salsa you want with a meal order. Very good salsa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
MartyDeaton
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Ankeny, Iowa
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Authentic Mexican family run restaurant. All the chips and salsa you want with a meal order. Very good salsa.

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Thank MartyDeaton
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food is consistantly great! Drinks are even better. Service is quick & friendly. Owned & operated by quality people.

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Thank Ken M
Ankeny, IA
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of four had lunch at Cazadors recently. The interior is fine, nothing special. We were seated promptly and our waiter was at our table almost immediately. Throughout the meal he was always there when needed, but not too often which drives me crazy. We ordered a variety of dishes, all of which I would describe as typical Mexican... More 

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Thank smgharley
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is ok. The salsa was not one of my favorites. If you are looking for basic Mexican this will be good for you. Otherwise take the opportunity to visit some other places with more flavor.

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Thank Christopher C
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my wife and I went here for dinner it was great food served Authentic style friendly staff I would pecomend Cazador to anyone looking for a great meal.

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Thank James S
Ankeny, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and excellent sevice. The staff was super friendly and was never lacking. The food was fresh, hot and delicious! Affordable too!

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Thank Christine O
Bondurant, Iowa, United States
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I have driven by this place so many times living here, but never actually stopped in. Tonight my husband and daughter and I enjoyed probably one of the best Mexican meals I've eaten in years. They have great, fast service also. The chips were super fresh and WARM, which is a must for me, do not call yourself authentic and... More 

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Thank Megan C
Sachse, Texas
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

The service is top notch. The food was good. We are from Texas so we have a high standard for Mexican food. The queso is yummy. The portions are large. Shredded chicken has a nice flavor. Even made my daughter a special dish because she didn't like what was on the menu. Had the game on so that was a... More 

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Thank Noreen S
Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Always great people & food! The owners and staff are great! Have been coming here since it opened and this is our FAVORITE Mexican place in town!

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Thank Arnold M
Ankeny, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I've been going to Cazador for 15 years or so now and pretty much always have a great experience. This past Saturday (10/24/15), I tried the Chicken Mole for the first time and was very impressed with it, having had it for the first and only time before in Mexico. The staff is always friendly and service is quick.

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Thank Katie L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 NE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-963-0486

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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