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117 W 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, WA 98837-1930
+1 509-765-4041
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Moses Lake, Washington
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184 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A family-owned business, right down town, they are fairly busy all day. The food is tasty and hot, with a good selection of drinks, including adult beverages. Always clean and friendly.

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Thank Warren C
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Liked the service. Seemed like canned beans. Fajita sauce reminded me of eating chinese food. Mexican version of chinese food. Very filling though. More like fast food.

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Thank pmnet
Auckland, New Zealand
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I was early to visit a friend after a long drive from Western Washington. Pulled into this restaurant. There was one other very elderly man there and someone who knew the waitress owner. I should have taken this as a sign. I ordered a house margarita and I'm not sure any tequila even made it into the glass. It tasted... More 

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Thank Msbbls
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It was like home literally! Walked in to a non-English speaking 'host' who was using a hard case luggage as a cash register. No kidding. $10 [no tax] for a buffet made from a number of homes (?) and a stamp put on our hands in case we wanted liquor; that was different. The family band was gearing up (included... More 

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Thank NavyChaps
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

It has been a long time since I have been in here. Love the decor although all the items on the walls are SUPER DUSTY. Food was good but the lady kept bringing us the wrong pop so when we left she probably wondered why there were full sodas left on the table. She just seemed extremely distracted but not... More 

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Thank Briana R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I've had nothing but REALLY good food here. Although once I ordered a tamale that wasn't super awesome, but that has been it. I've eaten here at 6-7 times and it's be really good every time. Reading some of the other reviews, I'm guessing the buffet isn't that special, but like its a buffet. What do you really expect? Anyway... More 

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Thank Sean D
Sunnyside, Washington
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Right down town with live music on weekends. A bit dated but nice atmosphere to hang out and enjoy an evening if you're into Spanish music and flare. Live band on this Saturday for dancing or just relaxing.

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Thank Francisco G
Dayton
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98 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Carne Asadada dinner burrito was $15.99. $20.00 w/ tax & tip. You can get a better burrito for $5.00 elsewhere. Really you can .... More rice & beans than beef ... I will never eat here again.

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Thank CountryRoadsScholar
Moses Lake, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

I will not be going here. I took my kids out trick or treating and the lady there had the nerve to give out tape...yes, a piece of clear tape! I couldn't believe. And she thought it was so funny. It disgusted me knowing that every parent and kid and every other business owner was out there in the cold... More 

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1 Thank Ryan C
Moses Lake, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

I've been eating at the Emperador Azteca for over 10 years..., and they always provide excellent service, with the finest and fresh Mexican food... Unlike other Mexican restaurants who overcharge their customers with poor food and crappy service, the Emperador Azteca has a fantastic buffet with an all you can eat selection for only $5.99, in addition to an excellent... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W 3rd Ave, Moses Lake, WA 98837-1930
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Moses Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 509-765-4041

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