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Ajo Al's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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7458 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308-8525
(623) 334-9899
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant has traditional decore with traditional touches from Mexico and the Desert Southwest. The food is traditional flavors and the staff is exceptional. I highly recommend this restaurant for anyone living in Phoenix, AZ or visiting the valley of the Sun.

Thank Pamie C
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined here and only one raved about the food, while the other three thought it was just average. It was the Mushroom and Onion Enchiladas with White Jalapeño sauce that took the prize! The Margaritas were fine, and the salsa had just the right amount of heat, although the fact that it is served in a little... More 

Thank bryen2
Surprise, Arizona
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Service is friendly and attentive. However, be very careful if you order the Pizza Nortena!!! I swear that it is addictive! This delight isn't a regular pizza--it is Mexico's version of one! This delectible offering is made with a white sauce and cheese then sprinkled with green onions and comes in two sizes. I always choice the larger size so... More 

Thank TrvlHawaii
Peoria, Arizona
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205 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

First time, and well worth the visit. I enjoy Mexican food an Ajo's did not disappoint. Loads of flavor and adequate portion sizes. Service was good and attentive. Prices were comparable to other restaurants. Easy access to Bell Rd. Full bar is available.

Thank Brian B
Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Good food and good prices. Excellent service. Very traditional meals with some very good specials. Centrally located.

Thank Cathie S
Sun City West, Arizona
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501 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

This place is a very confusing place to go eat as if you read the reviews, you will be left with not knowing whether or not to go. Give them a try. We sometimes are quick to point out weaknesses and we forget about the strengths. As far as their food is concerned, I liked it. The decor is rather... More 

Thank HOODSY1292
Clear Lake, Iowa
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

The food is great, (try the mushroom enchiladas ) the service really good and the place is beautiful. They have great happy hour deals in the bar for food and drinks. Most important us they have really great brunch on the weekends.

Thank Bonnie S
Glendale, Arizona
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015

Love the chips and salsa. They have some unique dishes that you can't get in any other Mexican restaurant that I have been to. Décor is great. This one is located right across from Arrowhead Mall.

Thank Francine19817
Summerfield, North Carolina, United States
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First time eating here. My family and I always seek out Mexican when we are out West because N.C. is not the best place to find good Mexican food. The meal, service, and price were all very good. Definitely give this place a try.

Thank Jeffrey J
Surprise, AZ
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386 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went with a group of 9 women; not sure why we picked this one over Abuelo's, since that is right by the movie theater. But fine.. The food was fine. Nothing awful, nothing outstanding. Usual rice, beans, covered with gloppy stuff. We did have a super-helpful and friendly waitress who kept us all straight with separate checks -- much... More 

Thank lotsagoldens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7458 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308-8525
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: (623) 334-9899

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