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El Azteca Mexican Restaurante

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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103 N Washington Hwy, Ashland, VA 23005-1621
+1 804-798-4652
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I was sitting in the Starbucks across the street internet when my wife said we should check the place across the street. This place is amazing, ordered the California borito and that was one of the best dishes I had in the state of Virginia. The staff although doesn't have the best English was extremely kind and the service... More 

Thank Or H
Ashland, Virginia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and very good fast, friendly service...Good value...We like the enchiladas poblanas (with mole sauce)...

Thank Kegotank
Ashland, Virginia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The service is fast and usually pretty friendly. Prices are good. Personally I'm not a fan of the white sauce and their guac isn't my favorite, but it's still good. I usually get take-out at least once a week and have tried a bunch of different things on the menu. Definitely a good, reliable place for a reasonable lunch/dinner.

Thank longestjd
Ashland, Virginia
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150 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

El Azteca is my go to Mexican Food restaurant when I'm in the mood for tasty, served hot Mexican food and I'm guaranteed friendly and courteous service. On the latest visit I tried one of the more traditional pork dishes and had a delicious feast. The warm chips and salsa they brought out before the meal were both tasty. My... More 

Thank Jackfred
Frederick, Maryland
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Service was friendly and fairly quick. Enjoyed the burritos and rice combo. Portions were quite large. However, my favorite thing was the chips (light and crisp) which came with two kinds of salsa...the regular red sauce and a white creamy sauce that was wonderfully spicy. I could have eaten a whole meal of that.

Thank H6551XMsharon
Anchorage, Alaska
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353 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had a family dinner here when we didn't want to cook. Service was friendly, and food came out fast! We had quesadillas, tacos (hard and soft), rice and beans. The Carnitas was especially good. Large chunks of pork, not what I've typically had, but very tender, juicy, and delicious! I would come back.

Thank tazman1099
Charlotte, NC
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I am not a fan of Mexican but my wife is. Food was good as well as the service. Great prices! I had a chimichanga and my Mrs. Had a chicken enchilada. You won't leave this place hungry. Bin appetite!

Thank BILLB47
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Good food and friendly staff. It is right behind the motel 6 in shopping center, you can easily walk to it.

Thank ali k
Safety Harbor, Florida
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed typical Mexican fare, in family friendly restaurant. Choice of local residents, as many patrons greeted and acknowledged each other. Located away from the interstate down toward town in a shopping center.

Thank Kathy B
Dothan, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The chips were thick and cold. The meal was not memorable in any way. The staff was pretty good. I would not eat there again.

Thank Jenny R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Washington Hwy, Ashland, VA 23005-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 804-798-4652

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?