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Cafe Azteca

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180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
+1 978-689-7393
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem for the City of Lawrence, a family run Mexican restaurant decorated in Mexican art and the staff makes you feel at home. I started with a house margarita that was good. We enjoyed creamy guacamole with chips with our cocktail. My...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband tried for months to get me to this restaurant and I was really disinterested. Finally I gave in and boy am I regretting the lost time! The food at this restaurant is home made, fresh and delicious. My husband had a chance to...More

1  Thank Deborah O
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Fast and personal wait staff, interesting menu options, daily specials and a large variety of Mexican beer. Our dinners were very good; a place to go back to!

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Ambience and wait staff were excellent. Food was fast and delicious. Salsa was freshly made and great. Good choices on menu.

Thank Chriswrx
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Stopped in with friends to check out this "new to us" Mexican restaurant. The salsa was good, good enough to ask for more so that my friends could have some. ;-) An order of guacamole proved to be tasty as well. Different than what I...More

Thank GoldWingBob
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

First time back since the recent remodel, which improved the entrance/hostess area and opened the dining room up nicely. Menu is unchanged and the food is an delicious as ever. Not sure about the TV in the bar, though--seems an unnecessary distraction.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable margarita's and the queso is a must have!!! I have never had a bad meal here and the service is fantastic!!

Thank Bill K
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Genuine Mexican artwork, intimate atmosphere and authentic Mexican cuisine crafted by Chef Antonio. This is the real deal.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Three words - Chicken Enchilada Verde! Best ever! The mango margaritas are also fabulous! Definitely try this phase!

Thank mindprofessional
Reviewed December 4, 2016

We have been visiting the Cafe Azteca since 2000. It is by far the best, most consistent, Mexican restaurant in the area. On our most recent visit on 12/3/16, we were happy to notice that some popular and delicious specials were now part of the...More

Thank Daniel F
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Do you have gluten-free options? Can we bring a small birthday cake?
June 12, 2016|
Response from Rick W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, it would be best to ask the establishment directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 978-689-7393
  • E-mail