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Macayo's Depot Cantina

300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
+1 480-966-6677
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Planned a send off dinner for our niece who is heading off to college. We had a large group so made a reservation for a couple of tables in the bar area. Manager and server moved some tables around to accommodate us all and everyone...More

Thank jmsgaz
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had a chimichanga it was good I order it with their green sauce. The place has a weird odor. which makes me wonder what the kitchen looks like. It is an old run down place which is fine but I just cannot get past the...More

Thank Sunny D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Friendly waiter, but the food was just blah and luke warm at best. I won't go back because food not up to par. Atmosphere cool, it is a huge place with a giant patio in a great location in Tempe, however, the place was dead....More

Thank natv_txn11
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went here on recommendation of local. Glad we did. The food was excellent, the server was amazingly attentive and make great suggestions. The margaritas we really, really good, especially on the really hot humid day. You wont be dissapointed. Very close to ASU Tempe campus...More

Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

When we've been in Phoenix while visiting and have never been disappointed with either service or food. I had the tamales which were just the right firmness (hate soggy cornmeal) and the sides were very good. It's kinda formula restaurant, but they do it very...More

Thank gary b
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The food was decent, priced a bit high, but edible. We met some friends for dinner here and couldn't hear anything they said in conversation without yelling across the table. The floor is not carpeted (fairly typical for restaurants - easier cleanup of spills, etc.)...More

Thank ametrinel
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I've never been disappointed in any Macayo's. The food is always good, service is good and it's affordable

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a fun place to hang out and the food is very tasty. Whether your having appetizers or a full meal there is good options available. Good location in the Mill area of Tempe!

Thank rhine1784
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Fri night. Good happy hour. Not very busy. Very slow service. Salsa is watery. Food was bland. Rice was rubbery. Table was beat up with tears in the seats. Did I mention the crappy service?

Thank coronella
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

So I have tried this place twice, usually I will give a place a second try. The food is really probobly the worst Mexican food I've ever had. Kind of hard to screw up in my mind.... We had the green chili tamale app, don't...More

Thank Shawna H
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Ashley J
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Response from Judith S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea, since I did not take a dog with me and we did not sit out on the patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-966-6677
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Home of the $3 Dos XX! Located off Mill Ave, at 3rd St and Ash Ave in Tempe, we're one of many 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: Daily 10:00am - midnight
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