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Manuel's Mexican Restaurant - Cave Creek

$$ - $$$Mexican,
12801 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5834
+1 602-971-3680
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
12801 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5834
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are just trying it out. ... It has a great Mexican ambiance. ... food and service is good. ... Price is average also same as c:::::'s. ... We had a good lunch. ...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 224phiav
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for Margaritas chips and salsa sat at bar great service good margaritas enjoyed our visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank robertapH7459ZZ
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

They had the best margaritas and salsas. We also had a tres leche cheese cake that was fantastic. The service was very friendly. We ordered a combination chicken and beef that was more vegetarian, but it was good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vanc0uvertravelers
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I always try to stop by Manuel's when I'm in that area of town. It has been there since the early 70;s. Great food, great prices, and a good selection of Mexican food to choose from. Very clean and great service,

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aholewalker
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I was seated right away.. no sooner than I sat down chips and salsa hit the table. So good. The chips warm, thin and crispy. The salsa and hot sauce.. damn good! I had the house margarita, it is good. I ordered the #5 shredded...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank davetwa
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We go to Manuel's on Friday night about twice a month. The food and atmosphere are wonderful. My personal favorite is the Baja Fish Tacos. I definitely recommend this place. Be advised, on a Friday night parking can be a little difficult to find. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Matthew M
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We love sitting in the bar and enjoying drinks or a meal or both. Eddie and Esmeralda make the atmosphere very enjoyable. The food is delicious, salsa and chips are never ending and you can watch your favorite sports on the multiple tv’s.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Debra J
Reviewed March 1, 2018

This was a return trip to Manuel's on Cave Creek. Each time I have been to the restaurant it has provided excellent Mexican food with friendly, efficient service. Every dish that I have had has been flavorful, fresh and tasty. I love the salsa that...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mikececil
Reviewed January 21, 2018

First time here, and it won't be the last! The tortilla soup "to-go" order came in two parts - broth and a container with the chicken, tortilla strips, cilantro, onion, rice, cheese, and other chopped goodies. I liked this, as I could add as little...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

I'm a bit of a food snob and this place really didn't do it for me. I got a beef tamale. It was a tasteless, processed meat brick covered in a thick layer of cornbread and served lukewarm and drowning in sauce. The complimentary chips...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Proclaimthename
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April 2, 2017|
Response from MichaelSalazar | Property representative |
We give a free fried ice cream for the birthday person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $18
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: 12801 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5834
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-971-3680
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