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El Azteca

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American, Mexican, Southwestern
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535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3396
+1 260-482-2172
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am from Fort Wayne, and this restaurant is great. The best thing on the menu is probably their guacamole appetizers. Best guac you will see in Indiana

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Thank Matthew B
Fort Wayne, In
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had lunch at El Azteca off and on over the last several years. I've always gone back because of the flavors, the service, and the servers' friendliness and attention to the customers. I've eaten a variety of dishes and soups (Fido is my favorite), and have never been disappointed. I usually go with family. For locals and those travelers... More 

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Thank Thomas H
Tampa, Florida
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for Mexican in the area. Luckily my sister suggested this place as she always liked it when she lived in town. I'm glad she did. I was impressed. We ordered queso (in addition to the two free salsas - red/hot and verde- that come with chips) and it was tasty and, surprisingly, it didn't harden up within... More 

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Thank hollyNhollywood
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I really love the food at this restaurant however, they have gotten silly with the way they run the place. I ordered the chicken almond nachos, which comes with lettuce. I cannot eat all of them and they go bad with the lettuce on them so I asked that the lettuce be put on the side. I was told they... More 

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2 Thank JAMlovestotravel
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca, responded to this review

I am sorry you feel this way, as we try our best to ensure all of our customers enjoy the best dining experience possible. We are very big on customer service and I work very hard on a daily basis to make sure our customers know just how important they are and how much we appreciate them. Our Chicken Almendra... More 

Douglasville, Georgia
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The place was crowded and pretty loud, but the drinks were wonderful and the food was great! Loved the fajitas and guacamole dip and the margaritas were really good,,,not too strong or watered down with a lot of ice, Would recommend to all.

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Thank Babyrue
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner we both had a good experience. They always seem busy when we pass by so we were surprised to get seated right away. The food was good the portions were ample. We will return for more yummyness in the future! Also as a side note the cilantro was absent from my dish...thankfully.

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Thank rglunt
Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A major disappointment. The food and chips are not what they used to be and the menu change has severely restricted the ala cart items I usually order, which is why I would go there. I've been a long time customer but will not return. Competitors now out pace them. Too bad.

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Thank greataaah
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca, responded to this review

I apologize that you were disappointed in your dining experience with us. After many years we had to do an evaluation of our menu. Food costs have changed and have had a direct impact on our restaurant. We work very hard to be consistent with our quality of food and our recipes have not changed since the beginning. I have... More 

Ohio
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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We especially love their chicken burritos almondine ala cart, but you can't beat their margaritas, especially the strawberry. Service is always good.

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Thank fwmaggie_12
Fishers, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Still great! Been going to El Azteca for 30 years. Live out of town, so I can only enjoy 1-2 times a year. Always a quality experience, consistently very good food, Fideo Soup.....awesome.

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Thank John S
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch today, we being myself and 2 young boys. We were the 2nd table on the patio and one other table followed. We were waited on after them, even though we were there first. My boys asked for queso cheese and never got it because the meal came. Granted the food came fast but not the point... More 

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Thank Bobbi S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-3396
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-482-2172
Description
Family owned restaurant that has served Ft. Wayne since 1973. We serve over 150 tequila's! Voted Fort Wayne's Best Mexican Restaurant by the Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader's Choice Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015!

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