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“great food, loads of fun, byob.”
Review of El Azteca

El Azteca
Ranked #439 of 4,351 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: City Center East
New Jersey
1 review
“great food, loads of fun, byob.”
Reviewed June 14, 2007

El Azteca is a little jewel of a Mexican Restaurant in Center City Philadelphia. If you are looking for a casual, fun place to go, then this is the place. If you want awesome margaritas, just bring your favorite tequila. There are lime, peach and strawberry flavors to choose from. It's BYOB, and if you bring beer or wine, they will put it on ice for you. The food is authentic, delicious and portions are plentiful. The menu is quite extensive, and offers favorites such as fajitas, carnitas, enchiladas, fish tacos, & carne asada. There is a vegetarian menu and children's menu as well. If you're celebrating a birthday, you can get a fried ice cream with a sparkler and a big colorful sombrero to take home with you. This is the place to go for a great time. Large parties can be accommodated so take all your friends, grab your tequila and have a fiesta grande!

Thank Chestersmom
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English first
Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“South of the border eating in the Northeast”
Reviewed January 29, 2007

I had an early dinner with my brother at El Azteca II on January 20. My father was in Jefferson Hosital and this was within close walking distance. I had chicken tacos, my brother had an enchilada platter. Service was good. Nacho chips and salsa were fresh. Menu was fairly standard fair for Mexican restaurants, but food was above average. Cost was very reasonable as well. Atmosphere was pretty standard as well. One down side (depending upon your point of view) was no alcohol license. If you want legal beverages with your food, be sure to bring your own bottle. It appeared that they had mixes available for various Mexican drinks. I would eat there again.

Thank GMurphyEsq
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