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Plaza Azteca

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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552 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844-2048
+1 978-794-0908
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Windham NH
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cradled between Methuen and Salem you will find Plaza Azteca. Uniquely it's own, Plaza Azteca's furniture and fixtures give that comfortable feeling of a chain restaurant but the food and staff deliver a quality and level of service infrequently seen. Our family is no stranger to Plaza Azteca, but this was the first visit in over a year. In that... More 

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Thank Scott B
Methuen, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Margaritas are good. They make guacamole at your table but the rest of the food tastes frozen. Definitely tasted like a chain restaurant. There are much better Mexican restaurants in the area.

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Thank MP_BassMan
Salem, Massachusetts
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Meal was dried out, they changed their white creamy beans to brown nasty beans. Used to be really good, not sure what is happening and portions have decreased big time... Time to find a new Mexican place.

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Thank gwilly2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This use to be my friends & I favorite Mexican restaurant around.I must say first though that the service and wait staff are second too none, they are fabulous and haven't changed. So that being said.As far as food & drinks though... On my past 4 visits not so good anymore. The Drinks are weak now and the apps are... More 

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Thank Mike B
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I love this Mexican restaurant. Their Guac is delicious & freshly made. I usually get the Suiza Enchiladas & they are always good! The fried ice cream is also good.

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Thank Brittany T
Atkinson, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is one of our "go-to" Mexican restaurants. We have consistently had great service and great food. We have dined here 6-8 times in the past 2 yrs or so. We tend to avoid this kind of popular spot during peak times. So, normally we choose a weekday and tend to get there before 6pm to ensure no waiting. We... More 

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Thank Lindah95
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Some unique plates at this location. My first time here and was expecting the same bland typical dishes (tacos, enchiladas, burritos) but they were quite refreshing with Seafood Chimichangas and a half-pineapple stuffed chicken dish. See pics. Decent drinks rounded out the lunch. Recommended.

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Thank David J
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The last few times I went the service has been horribly slow. We went recently for my mothers bday and we had two babies with us so attentative service wouldve been nice because the kids became restless and started to get loud, felt bad about disturbing the other tables. At the same time there were tables around us that got... More 

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Thank nikkitearose
Boston
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Place looks to be well decorated, but the food does not come out fast enough for a quick lunch while on lunch break. Food was ok, but I did not see anything special.

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Thank Jgenao
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Don't make the mistake of going to one of the chains in the area (Margaritas). If you want great portions, fresh ingredients, and authentic flavor you have to go to Azteca. The food is unbelievably good and the prices are reasonable. The only minor issue is that the alcholic drinks are expensive, but the Margaritas are good. Highly recommended.

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Thank Mark V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844-2048
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-794-0908
Description
Just ate there and I'd like to review it. Could not find it on your list of restaurants. Thank you.

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