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“Great food big portions” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Macayo's Depot Cantina

Macayo's Depot Cantina
Ranked #33 of 755 Restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Home of the $3 Dos XX! Located off Mill Ave, at 3rd St and Ash Ave in Tempe, we're one of many Macayo's family owned and locally operated restaurants. We celebrate Happy Hour Mon-Fri from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm with $3 off appetizers and $3 drink specials. When You're Hungry for Tradition! Hours: Daily 10:00am - midnight
Rancho Cordova, California
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161 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great food big portions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

The food was really good, and the portions were also very big.
Food was served pretty fast, and the wait staff were very nice

Visited July 2012
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Arizona
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best frozen margaritas & best service in Tempe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

This is hands down my favorite Mexican food restaurant in town! Always inviting, great service, great frozen margaritas, great prices! Their cheese crisps are also the best I've ever had, and don't bother putting anything on it, except maybe guacamole . . . there's no need to mess with perfection! Also try their pork carnitas, the baja burro or the pollo espinaca! Heck, try anything that sounds good, because it will be! I also order from their catering menu for family parties, tailgating etc.... The taco platter is a crowd pleaser! This is the place we always bring company from out of town, and every time they come back to visit, they want to go to the Depot! No problem, I could go to the Depot everyday!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank N2FOTOS
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Russellville, AL
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Loud”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2012

The desk clark said this was a good place, and it did have good food and service but it was a way way to LOUD. Maybe a week night might be better.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ned-N-Helen
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Phoenix, Arizona
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276 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“3 D's”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

Upon arrival the table/s were not attended to and it was 'happy hour' after 6pm. Therefore, 1 D for Dirty, After 20 min. called someone to bus both the tables. The time afforded us all chances to order something that was 1/2 price but choices were ltd, mostly fried and did not water the appetite, 2nd D for Distasteful. The 3 D is for Disappointing, the entire experience, the numerous times had to ask the waiter to clean tables, bring water, to wipe the table, ugh. will never order food there again.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank lyfeworksjkl
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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181 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Good!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

Dined here after encountering poor service at z Tejas! Service was good and the food was good. We had a couple of children and the child's portion was big enough for an adult!! Prices are very reasonable!!!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank angelavol
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