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“Big meals, good service”

Ajo Al's Mexican Cafe
Ranked #727 of 1,295 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Scottsdale
Reviewed April 29, 2012

It is your basic Mexican 'glop' - with the refried beans and gooey sauces. The place is generally packed because the prices are reasonable (or downright low). The dishes are large. Service is very good. You are generally seated fast even if the place is crowded. There is nothing fancy about this place.

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Reviewed April 25, 2012

My friend and I have always liked Ajo Al's - casual atmosphere, ok food, convenient for us. Last night we went for dinner & margaritas. Our pitcher of margaritas came, and I noticed what I thought was a very oddly cut lemon under the ice cubes. No, it was a receipt, a paper, cash register receipt. I brought the pitcher to our waitress, who was quite surprised, and apologized. She brought us another pitcher and let us know that the receipt was from last week. When she brought us our check after our meal, we fully expected the margaritas to be comped or discounted. Nope. We told the server to go ask her manager to do better. She came back with a story that they can't discount/comp liquor, but they would put our name in their "book", and we'd be able to collect a complimentary appetizer next time. There will never be a next time for us.

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Reviewed April 13, 2012

Ajo Al's delivers solid food and service. The fresh salsa is mild but delicious and always served in plentiful amounts. This is a pet peeve of mine at other Mexican restaurants where you have to asked repeatedly for additional salsa or are charged for it. The service is always friendly and the bar is a comfortable area for people who are solo.

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Reviewed January 23, 2012

Ajo Als is a solid Mexican Restaurant with excellent service. I highly recommend the ahí Fisher tacos with cilantro slaw.

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Reviewed January 14, 2012

The Mexican pizza with chicken is outstanding and enough food for 4 people.
A great deal and very tasty as well. They also make it to go.

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