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El Azteca Incorporated

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1701 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-4012
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Ankeny, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Been eating at El Azteca regularly for years and have always had great food and drinks. My husband and I often split the California Burrito it's such a good size and filling. Other favorites are seafood enchiladas, pork carnitas and fajitas. I haven't had anything I didn't like. Really enjoy their margaritas and sangria too. I like El Azteca better... More 

Thank 515Tlmiller100
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

We frequently patronize El Azteca. This time we ordered take-out as we are very familiar with their beef chimichangas. Absolutely fabulous! We know their portions are very substantial for an order of chimichangas so we only ordered one to split. We received, in one order, two huge chimichangas filled with lean, seasoned, cubed, tender beef topped with queso and dollops... More 

Thank JavyAnkeny
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Being harassed on FB for my review so here you go. Scene shots here. Also got sent emails that I've reported so can't post. They were very nasty and R rated.

Thank Cheryl E
Slater, Iowa, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We have been going to this restaurant since it first opened and love it still to this day. Great prices and great food. You get great portions and wonderful service. Love this place.

Thank Cathy H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We frequently visit El Azteca. Our dish of choice is the beef chimichanga. We have ordered it with regularity for years and have always received the same, delicious results. We have never sent one back. The beef is extremely tender and cut into small cubes. The dish comes with two chimis with rice and beans. We love the rice, but... More 

Thank JavyAnkeny
West Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I had lunch her today with a co-worker. It was good and the service was good. The price was very reasonable and for authentic Mexican food, its a good spot to stop. They do serve beer and wine as well as their good food.

Thank David W
Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We've been going here for the past few years. We went a few months ago and service was lackluster. Thought we'd try again and service was still bad, and my taco shells were stale. Too many other good places. Won't come back.

Thank Amy K
Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This family run restaurant is located in a strip mall in Ankeny. You've probably visited one just like this many times in your life. The service is adequate, the menu is typical, and the you get your food pretty quickly. What makes El Azteca great is the staff and the quality of food. The meals are not just thrown together,... More 

Thank Jason M
Ankeny, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our daughter chose El Azteca to eat at for her birthday. The service was very good, even with the place packed. The food was quick to be brought to our table and good as always. They helped celibrate her birthday by bringing out a huge fried ice cream. Not only is the food really good, it's priced right. Our choice... More 

Thank Don D
Hayward, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Traveling to my father's funeral, stopped in Ankenny for the night. The Super 8 motel next door was a dud, but it was so wonderful to walk next door for a relaxing meal at Azteca. Greeted by the staff (English skills not so good, all around, but not a problem). Margarita special was just we needed after a long drive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-964-5903

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?