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Macayo Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11107 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5272
+1 480-596-1181
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try Macayo as it was on the local news for National Margherita Day. We rang & booked a table thinking it might be busy. We were asked for a table preference, we said outside. When we arrived there were a few parties waiting but the tables were not full. We were seated within 5 minutes, inside. So... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first started visiting Macayo's 25 years ago when we moved to Arizona and it is still a favorite. My wife loves the chicken fajitas and I am a fan of their Carnitas, altho they can often be dry. This time a guest chef was using this location as a test kitchen and I enjoyed a couple of his new... More 

Thank GusIII
Corona, California
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Chili rellano was excellent. Beef taco was good. However, the thing to die for is the cheese crisp!!!!

1 Thank richardlewis115
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner the night before thanksgiving! The four of us were happy with our meals. I had the carnitas dinner and it was very good. The tortilla soup and the tacos were also very good. Three of us ordered the blood orange Margherita and we all got a second round they were so good. The wait staff... More 

Thank 1ssb
Show Low, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Sat out on the patio near the fountain mid-week for dinner. Quiet atmosphere. Server was very attentive. Food was very good. Sangria was too sweet; ordered a margarita for the second drink and it was just right. Overall nice meal, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank mackphx
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Our family ate here today- had chimichanga's and chicken taco salad- yum! Both plates were excellent and servings were so generous that we were able to share. Tim was our server/bar tender- made an excellent frozen margarita and service was excellent and very personable. Will definitely come again! Worth the trip!

Thank Sandy Scaffetta J
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We took a party of 12 to Macayo for dinner on a Saturday night. Since it was Saturday, the restaurant was busy, so the service wasn’t the fastest in the world. But the server was very attentive, and did his best to keep up. He was also a good sport, which was good because we had a rather rowdy bunch.... More 

Thank Eileen W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Food arrived quickly and was very good. The pork was a little dry, but with a little extra salsa was great.

Thank Dan K
Scottsdale, Arizona
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been dining at this location for as long as it has been there. In the last year or two they have 'updated' the decor, not nearly as charming as it was before. But more than that, they revamped the menu. Old favorites are gone, replaced by items which have no appeal to us. Our last visit the only... More 

Thank MaryScottsdale
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Came here for happy hour and the prices were reasonable for happy hour. The margarita hit the spot and it was your standard margarita. They quickly set you up with chips and salsa which was a nice plus too. The menu is typical mexican fare and the kitchen delivered on this, guac was fine. Chimichangas were decent. Nothing wrong with... More 

Thank LouieRocco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: 11107 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5272
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-596-1181
Located at Scottsdale Rd & Shea Blvd, we're one of the Macayo's family owned and locally operated restaurants. We celebrate Happy Hour Mon-Fri from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm with $3 off appetizers and $3 drink specials. When You're Hungry for Tradition! Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am - 10:00pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?