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Plaza Azteca

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12835 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23608-3030
(757) 833-0271
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Columbia, South Carolina
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293 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I requested a substitution on their Durango dish and was given a wonderful veggie taco. The waitress was very accommodating and kept our drinks full. The food was delicious. We did try their Williamsburg location but were very disappointed with the lack of customer service. It is worth a few more minutes of drive time to eat here. The service... More 

Thank mersmom2016
Gainesville, Georgia
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353 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places to dine for lunch. When I was working at nearby Fort Eustis, we came here regularly. Lots of farewell luncheons were held here too. The food, service, and overall quality was great. Parking here is easy and that is a plus.

Thank Hal K
Newport News, Virginia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We eat here often, always have hot good Mexican food. Service is great, food prepared fast and really presented well. Great prices. Several Mexican restrarants in area, this is one of the better ones.

Thank murfinva
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Good food and service. Easy to get in and having something eat quickly. Taco salad, tacos and, combo plates. worth the money

Thank ED R
Williamsburg, Virginia
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371 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Have been to the other Plaza's in town, but this was my first visit to the new location. We had a great lunch and an excellent server. I prefer this location over the others and will return. I had the lunch fajitas which were very good, but no match for the Fantastic Quesa Der Mar that my wife had. You... More 

Thank Anthony H
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154 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Have been to several of these restaurants in several cities in Virginia and consistent quality of food and service. Shrimp Tacos are perfection. Served in soft shell with cabbage slaw on top. This location offers good atmosphere and easy access from Interstate 64 and surrounding roads. Lots of parking.

Thank Judi W
Newport News, Virginia
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340 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

After a day of errands, we decided to give this Plaza another try for dinner last night. We usually drive to the one in Hampton by AMC Theatre and it is WONDERFUL. This place is awful!! We were promptly greeted and seated. Our server, Domingo, arrived a few minutes later. We asked for water while we pondered the menu. He... More 

Thank virginian9
Hampton, Virginia
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378 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We met our friends for a late lunch. Zavli was our waiter. He did a wonderful job checking on us throughout the meal. My fajitas were delicious and my husband had the combination plate which was great also. We enjoyed a different beer each . Great selection of brews on tap. Our booth was in the back of the restaurant... More 

Thank 2muchfun4us
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I went yesterday December 12, 2015 the service was good but the food was very bad. I went there because I have very good experience with the one in Williamsburg. I pick my kids up from the school and we went there my kids and I where very hungry but my kids refused to eat because the kids pizza was... More 

Thank Azeddine A
Gloucester, Virginia
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243 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Love Mexican food but you never know what you are going to get. The sauce usually is good or it that dark dirty look and spices do not agree with you, But this was good. If you are going mexican you have to have the works. Sour cream, Guacamole, rice, bean, cheese the whole thing. But I have been finding... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 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
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12835 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23608-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: (757) 833-0271

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