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Azteca Mexican Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner

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Cheese Dip
White cheese with jalapenos
Super Nachos
Chips, beans,‏ cheddar cheese, guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes and onions
Super Nachos Con Carne
As above plus your choice of chicken, beef, shredded beef “picadillo,” or our homemade Mexican “chorizo” sausage.
Jalapeno Nachos
As above “con carne” with Jalapeno peppers, guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes, and onions
Fajitas Nachos
Chips beans, chicken or steak fajitas white monterrey jack cheese, guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes, and onions
Nachos Idaho
Lightly fried potato skins filled with beans your choice of chicken or beef and topped with melted cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onions, guacamole and sour cream.
Nachos Chicos
Chips and cheese.
Nachos Con Carne
Our nachos chicos with your choice of chicken, beef, shredded beef “picadillo, our homemade Mexican “chorizo” sausage.
Flautas Appetizer
Botana Azteca
Botana de Empanizados
Camarones al Demonio
Extra hot
Camarones Ahogados
Ceviche Mixto
Camarones con Hongos
Docena de Ostiones
Ceviche de Mojarra
Flor de Asuncion
Large flour tortilla filled with your choice of chicken, beef, shredded beef “picadillo” cheddar cheese or our homemade Mexican “chorizo” sausage topped with melted cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onions, guacamole, and sour cream.
Seafood Quesadilla (Shrimp)
Popeye Quesadilla
Spinach and fresh veggies in a white creamy sauce
Fajitas Quesadilla
Your choice of steak or chicken strips marinated in our secret sauce, onions and green peppers served with sour cream, guacamole
Cheese Crispy
Large flour tortilla lightly fried and topped with melted cheddar cheese.
Traditional Mexican Taquitos crispy corn tortilla filled with your choice of chicken or shredded beef “picadillo” served with sour cream guacamole and special mild sauce.
Camarones con Hongos
Shrimps sautéed with garlic butter, mushrooms, spices and covered with a special mojo de ajo sauce.
Sopa de Albondigas
A delicious Mexican soup made with fresh mited pork meatballs and seasonal vegetables in clear broth. Served with diced onion, fresh cilantro and warm tortillas.
Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)
Corn tortillas cooked in chicken broth, garnished with onion, avocado and cheese.
Sopa de Camaron
Chicken Soup
Fajita Salad
Chicken or beef strips toped with fresh lettuce greens on a crispy flour tortilla shell served with guacamole and sour cream.
Azteca’s Chef Salad
Lettuce greens, diced ham, red cabbage, carrots, broccoli and mushrooms garnished with hard-boiled eggs and tomatoes. Choice of dressing.
Taco Salad
Our traditional taco salad is served on a crispy flour tortilla shell with choice of chicken or beef, lettuce, cheese and tomato your choice of dressing.
Deluxe Taco Salad
Guacamole and sour cream and your choice of chicken or beef, (shredded beef “picadillo” extra)
Polo Salad
Chicken, lettuce, carrots, celery, black olives, jalapeno slices mixed with Italian dressing and ground bacon. Topped with 1 egg and served in a flour tortilla shell.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
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All reviews guacamole fajitas rice and beans chicken steak fries deluxe burrito comfort inn love mexican food festive atmosphere made table side service was fast and friendly large portions nice size whipped cream love this restaurant margaritas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The diner we had was very good also they make Fresh Guacamole at the table. The drinks were fresh and tasty. A hidden gem in Matthews.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Barry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for a number of years and absolutely love it! We visited Friday night (Nat’l. Margarita Day). We ordered food that we’ve had many times before here. We were both very disappointed. The taste and look of our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 631cherylg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the food and the portions were big. Very nice people and cheerful atmosphere. Perfect to go as a couple or with group. Don't hesitate to ask for hot salsa if you want to notch things a bit. They come in with a trolley to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sweta A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband insists he hates Mexican cuisine but he LOVED his meal. So did I. We both ordered entrees and the portions were enormous... we each took home about half our meal. I ordered "Dos Amigos" - a chicken and shrimp platter. The shrimp was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Betsy B
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

My family and I have been eating there for the last 10+ years. The food is delicious. The portions are genorious and consistent. The staff are courteous and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TomRealDeal
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Been going for years, food is consistently good, food is served timely and hot. Great carne asada . The kids meals are pretty good as well

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 941michaelc
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We love love love Mexican food. This restaurant does not disappoint. Great food and very filling. The staff is very friendly. They can accommodate large parties. Love their decor. Makes you feel like you are in Mexico. They are more authentic then some other Mexican...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lisan0511
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We go here when we want Mexican food, the selection is very good and the portions are large. Staff is friendly and on the spot. Try the pork carnitas.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LonM638
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

I was in Charlotte for business and decided to dine at Aztecs since it was in walking distance from my hotel. I was seated right away and the waitress was attentive to my needs. The overall service was quick. I was eating around a busy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brigibbons
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Margarita was refreshing and spicy with the jalapeños in it. Started with the chips and salsa. Had the taco, tamale, and enchilada dinner. Nice size portion.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TrpLthreat
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May 4, 2018|
Response from jimlX3948MV | Reviewed this property |
Not aware if they take reservations, suggest you contact establishment direct.
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Griffin1979 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. available online menu
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