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Rey Azteca

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485 Benner Pike, State College, PA 16801-7307
+1 866-421-1290
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the restaurant around 5:00 and were seated immediately. There is a nice selection of Mexican foods, and the tortilla chips were nice and fresh. I was disappointed that there wasn't any Happy Hour drink specials though.

Thank mountainmary17
State College, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Ray's before going to the movie theater (which is close). Service is always fast and friendly and the food quallity is consistant. Can't say a bad thing about anything I have had there.

Thank Art L
State College, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I frequently eat lunch at Ray Azteca and they consistently have excellent food, great service, and very reasonable prices for the portions. I think they are the best Mexican restaurant in the State College area. The lunch burritos are very good, and they are serving alcohol now also. Very tough to beat this place.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went to Ray's for a quick dinner. You just can't find anything there that isn't good. Now they have margaritas but be careful as the do have a kick.

Thank Art L
Spring Mills, Pennsylvania
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160 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice atmosphere, attentive service, and excellent fajita's make this place the best Mexican restaurant in Happy Valley. WE come here about once a month and they consistently provide good food and good service. Can't go wrong with a meal here.

Thank Checkmate75
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Reasonably priced and large portions. Food was tasty. Service wasn't that special, had to wait a little long for my entree.

Thank Karen C
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

When I lived in happy valley this was always one of my favorite spots to eat, three years later I visited and it doesn't disappoint! My favorite meal is the chicken chimichanga, the lunch portion is a perfect amount of food! You leave feeling satisfied and not stuffed! And the price is super reasonable, maybe even less than you'd pay... More 

Thank meliDyr
State College
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you are ever in a rush for a solid Mexican lunch, Rey Azteca is your spot. The always get our special orders right and the food is piping hot.

Thank Terri L
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The burrito shell was surprisingly light. The refried beans were unique and tasty. The food arrived fast, but the server did not check back with us often. They serve alcohol, if you are in the mood for a margarita!

Thank Cynthia G
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped here for dinner, my friend and I ordered Fajitas for two. Was not disappointed, plate was piled high and sizzling hot. Very good taste and service was good. Would recommend if you like Mexican food.

Thank budh17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Benner Pike, State College, PA 16801-7307
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 866-421-1290

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