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Matta's Grill and Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1033 N Dobson Rd, Ste 110, Mesa, AZ 85201-7581
+1 480-964-7881
07:00 - 16:30
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Sun 07:00 - 16:30
Mon 06:30 - 22:00
Tue 06:00 - 22:00
Wed 06:30 - 19:00
Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 18:30
Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While the new location doesn't have the the charming patio and fountain room, it is a tribute to the original. The Robert's Tacos and the salsa taste just as delicious as they ever have. I have had the same waitress for literally my whole life. Every time I am home stop by a few times for tacos with my kids,... More 

Thank Jacqueline C
Aubrey, Texas
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I came in with a group of runners after the half marathon on Feb 25th. We had a larger group (12). We told them we had that many and she kept asking "are you sure?" several times in a rude tone. She finally told us we had to sit in the bar area. Which was honestly fine, but all she... More 

Thank EmKay823
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221 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

To start, Carol our server was fantastic, courteous and "Johnny on the spot". Food was delicious, chimichanga and chilli Verde were very good. Chips and salsa were brought to the table quickly, almost as soon as we were seated.

Thank hdslam
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

There's nothing like Matta's! Best ground beef enchilada with red sauce and no onions you'll ever eat. Their re-fried beans are so delicious I could eat them as a meal all by themselves. The salsa (mild and hot) for their chips is better than anywhere else I've ever tried and folks I have sampled MANY Mexican food restaurants across several... More 

Thank Becky S
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We met here for dinner for 8 because it was across the sidewalk from where the party was going next, jesterz nightclub. Been in business 68 years here in Mesa. I like the new location but the old building was kinda special. The food is really great. Not trendy, but real, old style with generous portions. Two of the servers... More 

Thank Roger S
on th road
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

To start with, the chips were wonderfully light and thin, just the way I like them. The red salsa was very good as well. We were there for lunch and each ordered soup and taco salad. The abondigas soup was very salty and tasteless, but the chicken enchilada soup (green) was terrific! The taco salad was also very good. The... More 

Thank OnTheRoadRetired
Gilbert, Arizona
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A wonderful birthday lunch with friends! Could not have been more pleased. Our server Malina was wonderful and attentive, giving us time to talk but aware of our needs. The food was outstanding and plentiful. The chips and salsa to begin with were delicious, as was each of our meals, mine being a delicious chicken tamale with whole beans and... More 

Thank Amelia F
Peoria, Arizona
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food was terrible and the place was filthy. We were there mid-afternoon and the place was empty. The waitresses were sitting in a booth across the room shooting the breeze. If you have time to lean(or sit), you have time to clean. Sadly, this place has gone downhill and nobody cares.

Thank Rafael6767
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Food was ok, spiced sour cream was good. I ordered stuffed shrimp quesadilla , wish it was hot and shrimp cut into pieces instead of whole shrimp falling out of every bite . My beau ordered steak picado - it's his favorite he loved it as it was perfectly spiced. Enjoyed chips and salsa.

Thank Komal B
Mesa, Arizona
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155 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Dominic, the manager/bartender was very friendly and efficient. The Bean Dip was pretty good and the Fajita Salad was good too. Could have used black beans on the salad. The Margarita was premixed and tapped like a beer. I couldn't taste the tequila and have had better margaritas elsewhere. The interior is nice and clean and have beautiful painted artwork... More 

Thank Melody M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033 N Dobson Rd, Ste 110, Mesa, AZ 85201-7581
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-964-7881
MATTA'S RESTAURANTS HAVE BEEN SERVING THE VALLEY FOR 60 YEARS! Our family recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and we are committed to serving only the finest foods, made with the freshest ingredients. All of our dishes are made from scratch. Families and even out-of-town guests have grown up with Matta's authentic West Texas-style Mexican cuisine. Your dining experience will have the same great taste and familiar atmosphere you've grown accustomed to every time. The NEW Matta's Grill and Cantina will serve up your old favorites and some great new exciting dishes! If you haven't experienced Matta's Mexican Restaurants, we encourage you to stop in and start a new family tradition. We're honored to have you as our guest. Come taste the difference at Matta's!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?