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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

Mexican, Southwestern, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar
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20 W 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281-3635 (Mill Ave.)
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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Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and great location for Tempe events. Nice selection and decent sports bar-like atmosphere.

Thank VerveTank
Flower Mound, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large potions, but not great! I had the smoked chicken enchiladas which was probably one of the better items.

Thank Debby44
Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Z'Tejas was recommended by a friend and didn't disappoint. We called ahead to reserve a table for 12. They were gracious and accommodating, dedicating a quiet area on the side entirely to us. The service was excellent, as was the food. Prices were good too! Highly recommend and thank you!

Thank Cedar880
Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great food, great attitude, & great service! Casey & Amber you both rock! Thanks for making our Anniversary special. We plan on coming back for our 10th next year. The margaritas, catfish beignets, smoked chicken quesadilla, tejas trio, & ancho chile pie were just as good as every visit. Hopefully, we'll be back soon.

Thank Bruce F
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food is wonderful here, especially the table side guacamole and chips ! the chips are thin, fresh and with a hint of salt. The guacamole is spicy but not too much, just very tasty and a nice compliment to your food if you have some left over. We met our daughter for a weekday lunch, the parking is on... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Always try to make it to one of the Z Tejas restaurants when I'm either in Austin or Phoenix. I had a short one night trip recently and stayed by Sky harbor airport so I was close to the Tempe location. I didn't make it over there until almost 10:00 PM but even though there weren't many people there into... More 

Thank KnoxvilleDave
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I could reject all other restaurant queso for the queso at Z'Tejas. Muy excellente! The wedge salad with beef was also great. Service was adequate, a bit aloof. That's ok. It is all about the queso. Good happy hour value.

Thank MissNJ16
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I was starving so I set down at the bar for A early dinner. I ordered a smoked chicken Chili Relleno darn good. The service was even better.

Thank Don R
Spokane, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed all the food we ordered from appetizers to dessert. My husband had CILANTRO PESTO-RUBBED RUBY TROUT, and I had SMOKED CHICKEN CHILE RELLENO (pictured). Both were fantastic!

Thank Frontabug
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Looked good, so we decided to try it. I ordered a steak burrito and I was surprised how small the portion was. My wife ordered a salad, and it was a decent portion, but my meal was very skimpy. Our meals were tasty, but again, I was disappointed. Service was okay to begin with, but then our server disappeared and... More 

Thank Bruce H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Business meetings, 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: 20 W 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281-3635
    (Mill Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: West on 6th Street just west of Mill Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: 480-377-1170
Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders

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