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El Azteco

) #47 of 355 Restaurants in Lansing ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
1016 W Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48915-1967
+1 517-485-4589
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“topopo salad” (9 reviews)
“cheese dip” (6 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1016 W Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48915-1967
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Reviews (70)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Mexican food, you will love the food at El Azteco on West Saginaw, which my wife and I believe is better food than the East Lansing location. Our favorite dish is the Topopo Salad with a Dos Equis Amber. It is the...More

Thank woosband
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much of an atmosphere. Always appears dirty. Salad is good and a favorite for many people. A cheese starter is tasty, as well as the chips and salsa. Service is good..

Thank E5904LQcarlab
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Go for the pictures of cheap margaritas and skip the mediocre food. Kind of dingy and in need of a make over.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, good price. Highly recommended the homemade gorditas. Unlike any other gordita you've had elsewhere. They do sometimes run out near the end of the food-service hours. If you are looking for super-spicy Mexican, this is probably not it. Even the spicier entrees tend...More

Thank DJKunath
Reviewed 23 March 2017

El Azteco has been one of my favorite hang outs for many years. Great atmosphere for dinner and drinks with family and friends, or for a date night out. The pink raspberry margarita was yummy.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We only go there for their Topopo salad. Two of us usually share this order and can't even finish this giant messy dish. We really need the third person to help us ;) Everytime when we leave this place, we always say we don't want...More

Thank Silp007
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Dine in or take out, you won't be disappointed! All the "typical" Mexican food dishes in an easy-to -access location.

Thank davisdanmsp
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I love returning to El Azteco when I come home to visit Michigan. The Lansing location will always be my favorite, although both locations offer affordable margaritas (by the pitcher!) and dependably good food. Cheese dip as an app and enchiladas for dinner (usually Blue...More

Thank danidoubleyou
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I love Mexican food but this place is on a whole different level. Chips are homemade and the Blue corn/Yellow corn Enchiladas de Jocoque - oh my goodness. Salsa is very good. Food came hot with a generous portion and sides. Try the queso! Muy...More

2  Thank Brad B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We've been going here for over 40 years. First restaurant our daughter visited (about 2 weeks old - she's now almost 30) Tonight, Heather was another in a long line of great wait staff here. It's the Deluca's pizza of Mexican food.

Thank B G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1016 W Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48915-1967
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-485-4589
  • E-mail
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