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Macayo's Mexican Kitchen

#91 of 749 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, American
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1920 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202-5616
+1 480-820-0237
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Yuma, Arizona
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had lunch here. The food was very good, service was also very good. Place is clean and provide a good value for you dollar.

Thank Linden J
Taipei, Taiwan
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

With the plethora of Mexican food restaurants available in the great Phoenix area, you'd think restaurants would make more of an effort to stand out in some way (related to their food and service). We had a reservation for 5 and were seated, after a bit of a wait, on the patio overlooking the lake. The misters were in full... More 

Thank M H
Mesa, Arizona
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what's happened at this location but it's less than average as of lately. The patio misting system caused 2-3 tables to be unusable to the point they had to turn them off. The person that brought chips stated they were very busy "so please be patient". The server finally came up and told us how busy he... More 

Thank rhine1784
Salt Lake City
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Excellent fajitas (both shrimp and skirt steak). Chips were a little oily. Salsa was okay. Patio was enjoyable, but overall the place had a bit of a high-volume, kitschy feel to it. Server, Reuben, was great, and anxious to make everything right. Would I go there again? ..Yes, though it's not a place that would keep me from searching around... More 

Thank Chris027027
Tempe, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We were celebrating my sons 7th birthday last night and we let him choose where to eat. Without hesitating, he said, "Macayo's", because Wil, the manager, would be there. We ate at Macayo's Mesa 2 weeks ago where our 2 boys were taken by Wil's friendly nature. Our server, Karissa made the experience that much nicer. They made sure that... More 

Thank bilidl7337
Mesa, Arizona
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I recently ate at Macayo's after not having been there for many years. The atmosphere (eating on the back patio by the lake) was enjoyable and pleasant and my green chile burro enchilada style was very tasty. I liked that it was a little bit of authentic style Mexican food mixed with a more Santa Fe style (black beans inside... More 

Thank TRL54
Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

My family loved our untraditional Mexican Christmas Eve dinner. The staff was outstanding! Very welcoming! They wore their Christmas sweater and best smile. The food was amazing. I had the chimichanga and was pleased with how huge the meal was! Loved it!!

Thank Gidget B
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Stopped here after my flight into Phoenix. Oh my goodness! Wonderful food. Way to much for me to eat!! I loved the guacamole. Everything we had was so delicious. Not overly spicy, just perfect.

Thank dianehk
Mesa, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We stopped here for lunch on recommendation from cashier at supermarket. Ordered the pork chimichanga. It was hands down the best. It was a Monday, it's their lunch special. Sorry we didn't go back.

Thank Luz B
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great company and great food for a very reasonable price. Lots of spicy sauces to accompany my hot food. It was clean place and the workers were friendly.

Thank Samuel R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Mexican, Southwestern, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202-5616
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-820-0237
Welcome to Macayo's Mesa, located at Baseline and Dobson! We're one of many Macayo's family owned and locally operated restaurants. We celebrate Happy Hour Mon-Fri from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm with $3 off appetizers and $3 drink specials. When You're Hungry for Tradition! Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am - 10:00pm

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