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El Azteca Restaurant and Tequila Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Mexican,
535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3326
+1 260-482-2172
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“fideo soup” (12 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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American, Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3326
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I am not sure what has changed at this place but it's a place my family has went to for many years. My dad actually goes every single Saturday. I however went when I was in town. It just seems a lot different. The staff...More

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and I were in the area of this restaurant, and decided to stop. I had been wanting to try this place for years, and it is famous for being Fort Wayne's best Mexican restaurant. Walking in the place appears clean, and we were...More

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Bad experience..This Restaurant was voted voted Ft. Wayne's Best Mexican Restaurant 2017 ??? I would like to know how ?? This is probably the worst Mexican Restaurant I have ever visited. Help was friendly but that was about all the good I can give. Started...More

Thank monte7772017
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My son-in-law grew up in Ft. Wayne and this is one of his all-time favorite restaurants. The menu is extensive and the prices are reasonable. They offer two sizes of margaritas, which is a nice option.

1  Thank Monica D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have been going to El Azteca for over thirty years and always order the nacho crispies. They are so good and different from anything else I've had. I went with a large group of women. We were seated quickly and our waitress was very...More

Thank U1999QHlindaw
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My wife and daughter and I enjoyed a quick meal on a Friday evening. We stopped in El Azteca at about 7:30 and were able to be seated at a table outside. The weather was excellent, and the service was great. We ordered our "usual",...More

Thank DoubleD58
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place has very good chicken tacos and queso. Very nice selection of Margaritas too. We had very good waitresses and service. However, I have one complaint.. there was a younger teeneage boy "working" the patio. He seemed to just be there for chips and...More

Thank Jennq86
Reviewed 10 May 2017

El Azteca was the first Mexican restaurant I'd ever tried - over 25 years ago. At the time I had nothing to compare it to - I just knew I liked this "new" cuisine. In the ensuing years I've had the opportunity to try a...More

2  Thank avilladawn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Man, I really hate writing these reviews where things were bad. But it was. Bad. Back in the day, say the 80's, this was THE Mexican restaurant to go to: there was always a line to get in and the food was unique and fantastic....More

Thank Beth P
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca Restaurant and Tequila Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Beth, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. I spoke to the manager on duty and like you said, she did try to offer you something to make up for your unpleasant experience. I wish you would have...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Highly recommend the fideo soup - traveled all over and can't find anything even close it anywhere else. The chicken and black bean quesadilla is also a favorite of mine, but the margaritas and enchiladas do not disappoint either. Space is limited so expect to...More

Thank beachgypsy83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-482-2172
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Family owned restaurant that has served Ft. Wayne since 1973. We serve over 160 tequila's! Voted Fort Wayne's Best Mexican Restaurant by the Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader's Choice Awards in 2009-2011 and 2013-2016!
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