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“Decent food, Slooooow service”
Review of Ajo Al's

Ajo Al's
Ranked #68 of 564 Restaurants in Glendale
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Decent food, Slooooow service”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

The food here was fine, pretty much typical mexican food that you could get anywhere in town. We were there on a Saturday night early, no wait, restaurant was not busy, we were seated immediately, they took our drink orders and it was 25 minutes til we got our drinks, our waitress didn't even stop by, it was crazy. Luckily we were just chatting with friends and not in a hurry. We shared a cheese dip which was good. I had a chicken enchilada which was stuffed full of chicken but completely un-spiced. A little bland, but not horrible. Nobody raved and nobody really was totally unhappy, just a little boring. The rest of the service was still slow but not as horrible as the drinks.

Visited October 2013
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phoenix
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“I was served Spoiled meat!!!”
Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Service was slow waited 15 min for margaritas and the restaurant only had 5 tables of people. My steak fajitas the meat tasted like meat that sat in it own blood for weeks!!!! Horrible not coming back. Must have changed owners. Fish fajitas had no flavor needed to be seasoned.

  • Visited April 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
543 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Average tex-mex but great service”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

We found the menu selections to be pretty typical for your average tex-mex restaurant. The service was prompt and friendly as our food arrived piping hot. Our choices ranged from shrimp fajitas to pretty standard burritos and mushroom enchiladas. The shrimp fajitas were excellent although the accompaniments lacked cheese or sour cream and the guacamole was very bland. The other dishes were also quite bland. The chips were quite good but the salsas lacked excitement.

  • Visited April 2013
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Seattle
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good service, below average food”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Standard fare - we had enchiladas, chiles rellenos, burritos. All below standard quality. Refried beans were overly salty, quite heavy and gummy, like they had been whipped around in a food processor. Service was good: too bad the food didn't match.

Visited March 2013
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Santa Rosa, California
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Favorite Mexican restaurant”
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Before I recently moved to TX we frequented this restaurant at least once every couple weeks. We love their tortilla chips and special salsa. My 7 yr olf son orders a quesadilla and devours it himself. We get their nachos because I haven't found a restaurant that makes nachos with melted cheese and beans and meat if you want it. We have them put jalapeños on the side. My family has eaten enchiladas, tacos, burritos and loved it all. Their beans and rice aren't bad either. Always on the list of restaurants to visit when we come to visit.

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