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Azteca Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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2753 Chatham Rd, Springfield, IL 62704-4186
+1 217-546-6906
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far my favorite Mexican restaurant in Springfield. The service and food are always outstanding. My favorite dish is the Swiss burrito with grilled chicken (I like this better than the shredded chicken), and of course you can't go wrong with their cheese sauce either...delish!

Thank katharinewesley
Chatham, Illinois
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150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met with friends for a dinner and drinks. They have expanded recently, but the atmosphere is still quite homey. Had a margarita while waiting for our table, not bad, but nothing exceptional. The best part of this place is friendly and efficient service. The bartender and the servers were just excellent. The food was ok.

Thank edge46
Springfield, Illinois
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I usually come here 2-4 times a month, often with our older running friend. This place is so good and it's so close to where we live. The salsa tastes fresh, the chips are crisp and not greasy, and the food is wonderful. You have to try the Chorri Pollo! I routinely order the steak and chicken fajitas.... More 

Thank lawfin06
Kansas City, Missouri
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249 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Burritos are delicious and the staff very frirendly. Food appeared quickly and the server was very attentive.

Thank littlepepita
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Was traveling through the area and wanted to eat at a Mexican restaurant. Look at the reviews and decided to try this place. Food was good. Prices were fair. Portions were very large. Thick chips. Good salsa. Did not care for the cloth tablecloths that you can not help getting salsa or other liquids on. Very pretty tablecloths but they... More 

Thank Fisherkin
Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

What a great restaurant. I just can't say enough good things about this place. The food is always delicious and the owner is always there to greet you and thank you for coming in. 10/10 my favorite Mexican restaurant in town. We live 10 miles away and pass several other Mexican restaurants to make our way here, and it is... More 

Thank Rockwood34
Kansas City, Kansas
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85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

From the time we walked in to the time we walked out, service was great. The hostess and wait-staff were attentive, friendly, and seemed very happy to be working there. The atmosphere was that of a traditional Mexican restaurant. It was bigger on the inside than its store-front appearance indicated. It had a decent sized bar area. No beer on... More 

Thank Tracy T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for dinner on weekend trip to Springfield. We did not choose the restaurant based on ratings (it was number 62 ranked or so at the time), but more so on the photos and menu description. The atmosphere is quite nice and our server Sofia was pleasant. The restaurant seemed to be popular with locals... More 

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Nicolas P, Owner at Azteca Mexican Grill, responded to this review

We are sorry you were not offer dessert on your last visit. Not an excuse but sometimes on the weekend we are running around like crazy to ensure everyone have a good experience. Not only Sofia but also myself as an owner failed to check on your table to offer you anything else. As a Bolivian native and as an... More 

Springfield, Il
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

My husband and I have been eating at AZ T CA since it was opened several years ago. It is family owned. The owner is always on site and a very friendly young man. He has just finished a fabulous renovation doubling the size. It is the best Mexican food in the city, . All of the servers are so... More 

2 Thank Richard C
Springfield, Illinois
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Delicious and authentic food, a chill atmosphere, plus excellent service and drink specials. I'm a regular and I've never had a bad experience.

1 Thank Joseph B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2753 Chatham Rd, Springfield, IL 62704-4186
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-546-6906

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