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El Azteca

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
1520 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010-6438
+1 515-232-0116
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (11 reviews)
“pork carnitas” (3 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1520 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010-6438
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I and a friend ate there for lunch today. First of all, the picture of the brick building is the north Ames location, not the S. Dayton Pl location. Service is always quick here and fresh. Can not find anything to complain about...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The enchiladas, chicken tacos, and chipotle chicken are all great. Try the red sangria for a change from the margaritas. Family friendly and plenty of parking. Close to many hotels so you can walk over. Large groups all have to be present before they will...More

Thank ladyomaha
Reviewed 26 October 2017

our hotel microtel told us about the place. The food was fantastic and the service was great too. would go again

1  Thank C4554MIhelenh
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Today, I got the burrito California and it was even better than the lemon lime chicken. Tender steak and chicken with beans and rice inside a tortilla with sauces. Hot, fresh and incredible. Clean place. Friendly staff. Very family and budget friendly! Marcydiner tantrum scale...More

1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

First time here, came here because of reviews on trip advisor. Food was good. I had the beef taco salad, a little to many tomatoes. My husband had the cheese enchiladas, he said they were good. Our server did not check on us one time,...More

1  Thank Pjm3000
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Bought almost $40 in margaritas and was told we would have to purchase our chips and salsa. We couldn't believe it.

Thank skip72017
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here in years, but decided to make the trip over to the east side. The inside of the place is nicely well taken care of. Clean. Friendly staff. Prices very reasonable. Service was very quick. We got our orders within 5 minutes...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Close to hotel great drinks and strong enough. Food authentic and good . They pay attention to customers and any special requests like not too spicy!no reservations needed.

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here while in Ames. Had the pollo chipotle which was very good. Definitely better than average Mexican.

Thank Allen E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The food was great, they give you fairly big portions! Unable to eat it all. Drinks are always good!

Thank Julie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010-6438
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-0116
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