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El Azteca

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Somerset, Ames
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8.6/10
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  • Natalie W.
    "Get the Monster Margarita ... trust me!"(6 Tips)
    Sara R.
    "get the chicken soft tacos ala carte - you won't regret it!"(3 Tips)
    Christina w.
    "Chicken chimmy chunga (spec?) Amazing!"(5 Tips)
    Kyle R.
    "If you get some cheese dip, mix some of the salsa in with it."(2 Tips)
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  • Cristy T.
    Cristy TerpstraOctober 27
    Food is woundful been there 3 times
  • Sara E.
    Sara EllsburyAugust 18
    Almost everything I've tried
  • Michele G.
    Warm chips with your salsa is a nice touch. Portion sizes and presentation were fine but the food lacked much spice or flavor at all. Do they hate jalapeños in Iowa?
  • សារេ៉ត ម.
    Margarita on the rock !!!
  • Kyle R.
    Kyle RohlfingNovember 7, 2015
    If you get some cheese dip, mix some of the salsa in with it. Makes some pretty great dip!
  • Addisen P.
    Addisen PoppAugust 31, 2015
    I love the Quesadilla de Los Altos
  • Erica L.
    Erica LaneJune 30, 2015
    Arroz con pollo is my favorite here!
  • Kent R.
    Kent ReedJune 29, 2015
    Everything was delicious eh! Food and service!
  • Dayiris B.
    Dayiris BarriosMarch 22, 2015
    Nachos, texas Margarita
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MurrayMarch 21, 2015
    Love those shrimp tacos!
  • Dayiris B.
    Dayiris BarriosOctober 26, 2014
    The fajitas are delicious and very affordable.
  • Joshua M.
    Joshua MichaelSeptember 9, 2013
    Rafael makes those margz strong. :)
  • Jordan B.
    Jordan BishoppJune 13, 2013
    Great lunch specials
  • Mike S.
    Mike SchoppeApril 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Omg that was freakin gooood! California burrito was well worth it.
  • Ali F.
    Ali FSeptember 28, 2012
    Pollo al Chipotle is their best special.
  • Drew S.
    Drew SchlosserSeptember 11, 2012
    Those fish tacos were the tits.
  • Misty S.
    Misty SwansonJune 25, 2012
    mmm margarita :)
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SorensenJune 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food, great service, amazingly hot waiters! :)
  • Shoma C.
    Shoma C.May 15, 2012
    Their los camarones a la diablo is so delicious! As well as their margaritas, so good. Everything is well spiced. :)
  • Iowa State Daily
    Iowa State DailyMarch 28, 2012
    Voted best Mexican restaurant and best margaritas in the Iowa State Daily's 2012 Student Choice Awards.
  • Heather S.
    Heather ShecterleDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the carnitas. They are so yummy!
  • Natalie W.
    Natalie WilliamsNovember 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Monster Margarita ... trust me!
  • Christina w.
    Christina wSeptember 21, 2011
    Chicken chimmy chunga (spec?) Amazing!
  • Amy G.
    Amy GandySeptember 9, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The huevos rancheros is amazing
  • Sara R.
    Sara RoggemannAugust 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    get the chicken soft tacos ala carte - you won't regret it! Read more
  • Michele I.
    Michele IrisJuly 24, 2011
    The chicken California is mucho bueno! Very filling.
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