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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

Mexican, Southwestern, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar
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20 West 6th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281 (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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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank cbagladygo
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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
Providence, Rhode Island
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A chilly evening in March we ventured to have dinner outside on the patio facing the side street. My brother had just returned to the area and really enjoys the food here. We are from the East Coast and were excited for southwest food. It was Happy Hour and the margaritas were flowing. I opted to try the Catfish Beignets... More 

Thank TripMember082020153
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited on 4/24/16 about 1pm. Our party of 5 was seated immediately. We sat for 15 minutes and received absolutely no service - nobody came by our table to take our drink order or offer us water, much less take our order. So we simply stood up and walked out. The wait staff was nowhere to be seen, I stopped... More 

Thank sulphur
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Vote early and often! Zagat's had a recent "vote for your best taco", and I had to add Z'Tejas to the list. Just reading the description of the Street Tacos makes my mouth water... "beef sirloin, cucumbers, avocado, Cotija cheese, chipotle cream sauce, salsa verde, corn tortillas". Yum. Just landed in AZ from Boston, and made my way straight to... More 

1 Thank HyannisSteve
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Love the location. Tempe is a great place to grab lunch, dinner, or Happy Hour. There are great menu choices on the regular menu as well as good choices on the happy hour menu. Very good southwestern menu. Weekend bloody mary bar is fun.

Thank Jennie B

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, 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: 20 West 6th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
    (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?