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El Azteca

Mexican Restaurant · Somerset
2727 Stange Rd (at Aspen Rd), Ames, IA 50010, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Full Bar, Cocktails
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
9.0/10

Based on 78 votes

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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)
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  • Mexican food
  • margaritas
  • good service
  • fajitas
  • great value
  • lively
  • casual
  • authentic
  • chicken
  • quesadillas
  • family-friendly
  • good for working
  • inexpensive
  • lunch
  • dinner
  • camarones
  • Diablo
  • good for special occasions
  • clean
  • សារេ៉ត ម.

    Margarita on the rock !!!

    សារេ៉ត ម៉ៅ · November 13, 2015
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  • Kyle R.

    If you get some cheese dip, mix some of the salsa in with it. Makes some pretty great dip!

    Kyle Rohlfing · November 7, 2015
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  • Addisen P.

    I love the Quesadilla de Los Altos

    Addisen Popp · August 31, 2015
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  • Erica L.

    Arroz con pollo is my favorite here!

    Erica Lane · June 30, 2015
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  • Kent R.

    Everything was delicious eh! Food and service!

    Kent Reed · June 29, 2015
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  • Dayiris B.

    Nachos, texas Margarita

    Dayiris Barrios · March 22, 2015
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  • Andrew M.

    Love those shrimp tacos!

    Andrew Murray · March 21, 2015
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  • Dayiris B.

    The fajitas are delicious and very affordable.

    Dayiris Barrios · October 26, 2014
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  • Joshua M.

    Rafael makes those margz strong. :)

    Joshua Michael · September 9, 2013
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  • Jordan B.

    Great lunch specials

    Jordan Bishopp · June 13, 2013
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  • Mike S.

    Omg that was freakin gooood! California burrito was well worth it.

    Mike Schoppe · April 24, 2013
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  • Ali F.

    Pollo al Chipotle is their best special.

    Ali F · September 28, 2012
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  • Drew S.

    Those fish tacos were the tits.

    Drew Schlosser · September 11, 2012
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  • Misty S.

    mmm margarita :)

    Misty Swanson · June 25, 2012
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  • Jeff S.

    Great food, great service, amazingly hot waiters! :)

    Jeff Sorensen · June 10, 2012
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  • Shoma C.

    Their los camarones a la diablo is so delicious! As well as their margaritas, so good. Everything is well spiced. :)

    Shoma C. · May 15, 2012
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  • Iowa State Daily

    Voted best Mexican restaurant and best margaritas in the Iowa State Daily's 2012 Student Choice Awards.

    Iowa State Daily · March 28, 2012
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  • Heather S.

    Get the carnitas. They are so yummy!

    Heather Shecterle · December 4, 2011
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  • Natalie W.

    Get the Monster Margarita ... trust me!

    Natalie Williams · November 4, 2011
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  • Christina w.

    Chicken chimmy chunga (spec?) Amazing!

    Christina w · September 21, 2011
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  • Amy G.

    The huevos rancheros is amazing

    Amy Gandy · September 9, 2011
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  • Sara R.

    get the chicken soft tacos ala carte - you won't regret it! Read more

    Sara Roggemann · August 23, 2011
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  • Michele I.

    The chicken California is mucho bueno! Very filling.

    Michele Iris · July 24, 2011
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