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El Azteca

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
714 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3201
+1 215-733-0895
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
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714 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I work in Center City and have many choices for lunch but we always end up at El Azteca. I have never had a bad meal and the service is good and the prices very reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary T
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something familiar and good. Mexican was it. The place is cute and colorful. The staff were all friendly and attentive. Three of us ordered something different but everything was good. I had a margarita, ah maybe two. It was, very good....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on this place- it was busy at lunch. Huge portions, definitely fresh and flavorful. Enjoyed our meals. We will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jennifer d
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for Mexican food. We were seated and waited a while before getting served but the food made up for the slow service. They serve chips and salsa no charge to start. We got Burritos and Chimicangas and the portions are...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BMurf
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Food was average. Service poor. We seated ourselves no one at door. We got our own menus as none provided. No water refills until requested. No chips and salsa until requested. Requested our check. Terrible lacking service. Skip it.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank V3100RKamyb
Reviewed 15 July 2017

For a fast, good and inexpensive, the locals suggested El Azteca and they were right. I had the El Azteca which was a bean burrito, cheese quesadilla and rice. Large serving and delicious and at $8.00, served fast, it couldn't be beat! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Happened by on a Friday evening, and my husband suggested giving it a try. Were we happy we did! We had taquitos and chicken with mole. Everything was delicious! So much better than the Tex-Mex in San Antonio. Great service too. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Hick_from_CT
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this gem looking for a place to grab a bite after a doctor appointment in the area. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was brought out quickly and was delicious. Decor was beautiful. Prices were reasonable, especially for the area.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank gink242
Reviewed 25 February 2017

There was six of us, ,we had a large table. Good service from our waiter,he got our drink orders,then our food orders.Busy place.Food came fast.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best authentic Mexican food I've ever had. They had standard Mexican American good but also some real authentic Mexican. I highly recommended going there and will go again next time in in the city.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 285joeg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-733-0895
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