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Matta's Grill and Cantina

Mexican, Southwestern
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1033 N Dobson Rd, Ste 110, Mesa, AZ 85201-7581
(480) 964-7881
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Dominic, the manager/bartender was very friendly and efficient. The Bean Dip was pretty good and the Fajita Salad was good too. Could have used black beans on the salad. The Margarita was premixed and tapped like a beer. I couldn't taste the tequila and have had better margaritas elsewhere. The interior is nice and clean and have beautiful painted artwork... More 

Thank Melody M
Clayton, California
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Sorry, just didn't do anything for me. Spicy salsa not that spicy. Mild salsa just seemed bland. No beans on a fajita salad. Portions are quite large, though. Best part was that the restaurant was within walking distance of the hotel.

Thank ClaytonBearBacker
St Louis
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

First taste of AZ on a recent business trip. Was taken there by co-worker who is familiar with the restaurant. Had the chilaquiles casserole, food was good, just way to big for one person. This would not be an issue if you weren't traveling for business and the hotel you stay in has a refrigerator...which mine did not. So a... More 

Thank JCS07
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Matta's has a good selection of "real" Mexican food and not the ones the chains usually offer. Their margaritas are good and they often have a mariachi band playing. Service is good.

Thank Karen N
Redding, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Good Mexican food. Be aware that they put chopped fine lettuce in the guacamole dip. Refried beans are very tasty as is the salsa that comes to every table, nice and chunky! Fast and friendly service.

Thank Andee D
Hollister, Missouri
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went into the restaurant in the middle of the afternoon. There was no one to greet us for several minutes. Then we saw there was hardly anyone there. The service was slow at best. The food was bland. My girl mentioned that her taco salad may have been the least flavorful she has ever had. Don't waste your time........ More 

Thank DirkDMyers
Phoenix, Arizona
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We met friends at Matta's for dinner at 7 before a show nearby. None of us had eaten there before but we all enjoyed the meal. For me, it always starts with judging the salsa. They give hot and mild, both were really good. I had a chicken enchilada with avocado baja sauce and a Carne machaca enchilada with jalapeño... More 

Thank Hollyllama
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I and two others went to Matta's yesterday for lunch. We've been several times over the last two or three years but hadn't been in a few months. Everything we had was really good but my favorite thing is their red cheese enchiladas. Geez that sauce is perfection. Rich and flavorful. I also love their refried beans which are so... More 

Thank susanr47
Corinth, Mississippi, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were looking for a restaurant convienent to our hotel for Sunday lunch and found Matta's tuched away in a mall setting nearby. Large menu, prompt service and quality food were better than expected for this type of location. And margaritas were cold, ample and much appreciated.

Thank Bob G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have lived in Mesa for 30 years and been to Mattas many times. They have always been decent. Tonight we ordered chicken Fajitas. Worst ever. It was like fake processed rubber substance, not chicken. Told the server to take it back and that we are leaving because if you put that in front of us what crap would you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 N Dobson Rd, Ste 110, Mesa, AZ 85201-7581
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: (480) 964-7881
MATTA'S RESTAURANTS HAVE BEEN SERVING THE VALLEY FOR 60 YEARS! Our family recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and we are committed to serving only the finest foods, made with the freshest ingredients. All of our dishes are made from scratch. Families and even out-of-town guests have grown up with Matta's authentic West Texas-style Mexican cuisine. Your dining experience will have the same great taste and familiar atmosphere you've grown accustomed to every time. The NEW Matta's Grill and Cantina will serve up your old favorites and some great new exciting dishes! If you haven't experienced Matta's Mexican Restaurants, we encourage you to stop in and start a new family tradition. We're honored to have you as our guest. Come taste the difference at Matta's!

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