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El Azteca

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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12210 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029-1267
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Columbia, Maryland
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed this months ago. Had lunch there today, nothing changed, still the most tasteful authentic Mexican I have tasted. Eat anything, fajitas are a weakness for me. Yes, in my opinion it is worth traveling for the food. Enjoy

Thank David J
Clarksville, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good and the service is good. Not exceptional, but good. A little pricey, though. In this part of the county, it is the best around.

Thank MarkM1016
Columbia, Maryland
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was pretty quick. It is a little smaller than other restaurants, but we didn't have to wait long. Steak was good, I also really like the shrimp cocktail. Great place if you want a non-chain restaurant!

Thank jbeaches2014
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92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We skipped work a bit early and had a great "team building" outing for Cinco De Mayo. Yes, we completely realize that we're celebrating a minor Mexican holiday - however, with a number of May birthdays in our team, this was a great way to connect both. The drink specials, free beers from and more made it worthwhile. I will... More 

Thank Brandon L
Clarksville, Maryland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is a great restaurant to stop in for some delicious food. I personally love the chicken fajitas! So good. Service is always good and the servers are friendly and fast. This place can get busy because the location is not very big. But it is worth the wait.

Thank Cathy S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Have never had a meal from El Azteca that wasn't delicious. This applies to both take out and eat-in.

Thank mimipac
Front Royal
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor ranking, we decided to go here. Glad we did! Both of us ordered enchiladas. Both the chicken and the steak were delicious! Great food and great service!

Thank Karen R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

From the outside you wouldn't think some of the best food around is just a few steps away but you will be happy you took the time to check this place out. The food is very good and some dishes are worth coming back for time and time again. (My favorite is the pork chimichanga washed back with their house... More 

Thank 12bsurfing
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The restaurant had an amazing atmosphere, and was fairly packed with people. Loved the complimentary corn chips and salsa, and the extensive dinner menu was appreciated because there were a good number of vegetarian options. Efficient service, and the bean burrito with a side of rice and beans that I ordered was quite good, although I was over beans at... More 

Thank Sophie Y
Baltimore, Maryland
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156 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We were there on a Saturday night. It was really crowded and the hostess said we'd have a 15 minute wait. I thought that was really optimistic, because not only was every table taken, there were several other groups waiting before us. Yet, we were seated in 13 minutes! Then, I was concerned that with that crowd, maybe the service... More 

Thank baltlaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12210 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029-1267
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Clarksville
  • Phone Number: 410-531-3001

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