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El Azteca

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American, Mexican, Southwestern
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535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3396
+1 260-482-2172
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Leo, Indiana
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I love El Azteca. The food is always delicious. It is the best Mexican in Fort Wayne and regularly wins awards in local voting. The service is always quick. You will never have an empty bowl of chips as they always keep it clean. Tasty enchiladas! The restaurant is fairly small which sometimes makes parties difficult to... More 

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Thank cogdkc01
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

We love Azteca! The food is consistently great, and the service is excellent. The new Margarita menu will have you coming back for more! Wow! I tried the Kiwi ones, and always liked them-but that Mango one-Delish!! Can't wait to try the Grilled Pineapple and Coconut! Yummy!

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Thank DenValDoug
Ft Wayne, IN
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

El Azteca has been around for awhile and is enjoying new management under the founders daughter Christina. The bar is a great way to get served quickly if you are over 21. There is a large selection of tequilas but the tap beer is served in chilled glasses and just too good! The food is Mexican with a tex-mex angle... More 

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Decatur, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

My family has been going to Azteca for 20+ years. The food is always very good. Our favorite Mexican place. We generally order the same thing and I can say that they haven’t changed recipes which to me is a good thing. You can always count on great food at a good price. Some of our favorites are Cheese or... More 

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Ho, Ghana
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

I was in the area for a few weeks for work and I made sure that I made a repeat visit to this restaurant. I love Mexican food, and El Azteca delivered. They have a fantastic selection of tequilas, and I got to indulge in some Don Julio. The margaritas here are among the best I have had. The meals... More 

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Thank remory33
Fort wayne
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014

We love to eat here. But, don't get over there as much as we'd like. Someone always gets the mariachi salad, which is delicious. Or a benji. I normally get the chicken quesadillas. I'm not sure why their tortillas are so good, but they are. I'm not sure if they use a wheat blend or what. But, they are delightful!... More 

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Thank Kim232
Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2013

Mexican is my favorite dinner, I frequent many restaurants in Ft. Wayne and have to say that over the past few decades, NOBODY compares to Azteca! They have extremely fresh ingredients, very friendly bartenders and staff, great food, and fun atmosphere! Have to try either black bean or fideo soup to start, I always like the nachos but have mixed... More 

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Thank John S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

I love to eat local & spend my hard earned money supporting a local business. However, my last visit was a great disappointment. I have eaten here many times in the past & usually have an "good" visit/meal so I was looking forward to another "good" meal. Things didn't work out that way. We stopped in on the day before... More 

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Thank Sondra F
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca, responded to this review

Sondra, I have had the opportunity to speak to the manager that was on duty and your server. I first of all want to apologize that no attempt was made by our manager to speak with you about your food. I agree with you 100% that this day and age we all work hard for our money and as a... More 

Fort Wayne
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was OK, it wasn't authentic Mexican food. However, the service was good and the staff is friendly.

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Thank adolfocs
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca, responded to this review

In response to your review from last week. We pride ourselves on our unique style of dishes we offer on our menu. We do not claim to serve all Authentic Mexican recipes, however we do offer some traditional Mexican dishes on our menu. We make all of our sauces in house on a daily basis, from fresh ingredients. After traveling... More 

New Haven, Indiana
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

We have El Azteca cater to us once a year at work. The service is spot on. They are punctual and never mix up our order. The chicken enchilada casserole, beans, and tacos are the favorites. Absolutely no complaints! Our workers love it and we'll continue to cater with them.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3396
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-482-2172
Description
Family owned restaurant that has served Ft. Wayne since 1973. We serve over 150 tequila's! Voted Fort Wayne's Best Mexican Restaurant by the Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader's Choice Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?