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El Azteca Restaurant and Tequila Bar

$$ - $$$American, Mexican,
535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
+1 260-482-2172
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fideo soup” (12 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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American, Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have been going to El Azteca for over thirty years and always order the nacho crispies. They are so good and different from anything else I've had. I went with a large group of women. We were seated quickly and our waitress was very...More

Thank U1999QHlindaw
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My wife and daughter and I enjoyed a quick meal on a Friday evening. We stopped in El Azteca at about 7:30 and were able to be seated at a table outside. The weather was excellent, and the service was great. We ordered our "usual",...More

Thank DoubleD58
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place has very good chicken tacos and queso. Very nice selection of Margaritas too. We had very good waitresses and service. However, I have one complaint.. there was a younger teeneage boy "working" the patio. He seemed to just be there for chips and...More

Thank Jennq86
Reviewed 10 May 2017

El Azteca was the first Mexican restaurant I'd ever tried - over 25 years ago. At the time I had nothing to compare it to - I just knew I liked this "new" cuisine. In the ensuing years I've had the opportunity to try a...More

2  Thank avilladawn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Man, I really hate writing these reviews where things were bad. But it was. Bad. Back in the day, say the 80's, this was THE Mexican restaurant to go to: there was always a line to get in and the food was unique and fantastic....More

Thank Beth P
Cristina417, Owner at El Azteca Restaurant and Tequila Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Beth, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. I spoke to the manager on duty and like you said, she did try to offer you something to make up for your unpleasant experience. I wish you would have...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Highly recommend the fideo soup - traveled all over and can't find anything even close it anywhere else. The chicken and black bean quesadilla is also a favorite of mine, but the margaritas and enchiladas do not disappoint either. Space is limited so expect to...More

Thank beachgypsy83
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh, delicious, authentic food. Spicy salsa was best I've ever had. Cold beverages, friendly wait staff. A definately must when in the area!!

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Nice, friendly. Portions are right size, not too large. 2 salsa offerings, a sweet green and a spicy red.

Thank VWbugmann
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is one of the 'go to' places when in Fort Wayne. It has been around a long time. They serve the BEST margaritas around. The food is always very good. It looks like a house and has multiple small rooms to dine in. The...More

1  Thank Lifeschanges57
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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

Thank Matthew B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 535 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-482-2172
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Family owned restaurant that has served Ft. Wayne since 1973. We serve over 160 tequila's! Voted Fort Wayne's Best Mexican Restaurant by the Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader's Choice Awards in 2009-2011 and 2013-2016!
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