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Manuel's Mexican Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
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Mini Chimi Plate
eight crispy miniature chimis, served with sour cream and fresh guacamole
corn tortilla chips with choice of beef or chicken smothered with melted cheese. topped with beans, sour cream, guacamole and jalapenos
Espinaca Dip
spinach leaves blended in a cheese sauce with tomatoes, mild spices and chiles. served with corn tortilla chips
four rolled beef or chicken taquitos filled with finely chopped jalapenos and cheese in a golden fried corn tortilla. topped with guacamole
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The staff are friendly and very attentive. One of the best Mexican food places in the area and very reasonably priced. I’m a repeat customer for sure. Try to save room for dessert!

Thank 52dianed
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Consistently great food and attentive waitstaff, however, more often than not there's loud, screaming brats ruining my meal with their painfully loud kid sounds. I've told the hostess the screaming brats ruined my dining experience and she replied "Well, that's what children do." I reiterated...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner with the wife while we were on vacation in Phoenix. The food was very good. The service was excellent. Only problem was that my eyes were bigger than my stomach. Had to get boxes to go. Definitely recommend if you are...More

Thank Ejacs
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

After a poor experience at the Tempe location, I was reticent to try Manuel’s again, but I’m glad I did. The salsa was great. I ate the lunch menu which is very economical. The staff were accommodating. I enjoyed the shredded beef chimichanga on one...More

Thank 52dianed
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We've been going there for years and the chimis are always great. Try the chicken especial, and if you are a senior the senior menu still fills you up. Service is always quick on Bell rd, plenty of chips and salsa. Fried ice cream is...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed December 17, 2017

First I ordered a glass of wine, I know don't order wine at a Mexican restaurant, this is correct the chardonnay was Glenn Ellen and it was terrible. I ordered a Margarita and it was very good. The chips and salsa were outstanding, two types...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Manuel's on Indian School has been a family favorite for decades. I have lived far away from the Valley for too long. Whenever I come back to the Valley I have Mexican food EVERY DAY!!! I have been all around the Valley. My most recent...More

1  Thank C141Nav
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Good quality Mexican food ... typical menu, good service , spicy chillie sauce , warm chips ! Soup was good , the a-la-carte burritos are on the small side even though they called it a burro ;) Tostada salad was generous and the tortilla bowl...More

Thank TravlnDad
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Manuel's is a Phoenix favorite for me. Especially this location that seems to get it right every time. It's the green corn tamales that bring me back time and time again. First, they're hard to find anywhere. But not just anyone can make them taste...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The food and service are wonderful here! The best in the Valley! I recently was in Phoenix from Florida and visited 5 times in the two weeks I was there-can't get this quality food where I live. If I still lived there I would go...More

Thank Julie V
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