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Tequila 61

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Building a bridge between traditional Mexican cuisine and the personality of beautiful Anchorage, Tequila 61 embodies what it means to embrace the best of both worlds. Blending time-honored recipes with a modern twist, we fuse the perfect blend of spices with fresh ingredients like Alaskan seafood for entrées authentic in flavor and unique in presentation. Best of all, our mixologists behind the bar are at the ready to help you find the perfect pairing with our craft cocktails, and hand-picked varieties of tequila and mezcal. Using reclaimed materials and unmatched attention to detail, we've built a charmingly rustic atmosphere where good food and good times are always abound.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
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All reviews guacamole tacos shrimp rice and beans pineapple salad seafood steak mexican food classic margaritas perfect margarita trendy place excellent drinks cocktail menu great decor sat at the bar beer was cold
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good ambience, nice food, friendly staff.... was a good experience overall. Prices a bit steep for the portions.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank fqtravellernd
Reviewed September 23, 2019

Food was very good. But it was overpriced. Staff was friendly and service was fast. It is recommended to have reservation but we showed up as a walk-in. We waited less than 15 minutes.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank idahonature
Reviewed September 15, 2019

Went to Tequila 61 for dinner. Unique tequila concoctions, nice atmosphere, and good food. Seems like it would be appropriate for many different occasions - we just sat at the bar, but there were a lot of larger groups as well as couples. Also, I'm...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jeh07083
Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

Good food but nothing super special. Comparable to most modern Mexican food places to eat. I would say they are very overpriced with the amount of food you get. Atmosphere is awesome!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ashtinferg
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

We didn’t expect such amazing margaritas and mezcal cocktails in anchorage! Service was great as well. Several good vegetarian dinner options too. Only complaint was when it was busy it was very loud.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank pghkate
Reviewed August 9, 2019

I LOVE Mexican food and have found nothing but guac from a plastic container so I was happy to find guac made from scratch! They also do homemade salsa which were tasted. Between our table we had a tortilla soup (delicious but know it’s spicy)...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank erinbchi
Reviewed August 6, 2019

As other reviewers have made clear this is not your usual Mexican food restaurant. They take the word cuisine seriously. They take the word service seriously. They understand the potential of Tequila. We had a very "special offering" meal. Beginning with an appetizer of fried...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Grey C
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Found this restaurant right downtown by Trolley Tours. Very nouveau Latin cuisine and awesome mixologist cocktails. Tropical margarita was very good. Shrimp bites for an appetizer was a large dish and really well done. Had baked king crab for main course. Beautiful flavors and very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JazzScuba
Reviewed July 31, 2019

This downtown restaurant in the heart of the city is special. Yes, by the name, you expect tequila and Mexican food but it is much more. For want of a better term, I call the food Mexican fusion. It serves Mexican food with a taste...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Now my wife and I really like interesting and flavorful food, but today’s lunch was beyond good. Mexican-Latin fusion sounded like fun and this place was right on our track to the fabulous Anchorage Museum. The modern exterior might suggest a formulaic or chain influence....More

Date of visit: July 2019
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