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Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar - Tacoma

4102 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
+1 253-474-5593
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“queso dip” (3 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4102 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Has Been Our Family Restaurant For Years! They Have Great Friendly Service, Diverse Menu, And Food That Will You Enjoy !!!

Thank msclhed78
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place was amazing! I had the choose any 2 combination plate and I chose the shredded beef taquito and the shredded beef taco. This was the best Mexican food I've had while in Washington. I would definitely go back. The margaritas were strong and...More

Thank Jeree C
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Took our order super quick, cut us off to move on to the next person without completing the first. Then got our order wrong. Did not offer any compensation for the mistake. Not going back.

Thank dkdd3
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had not had Mexican for a while so picked this based on a friend's recommendation. There is plenty of parking, but was already busy at 6:30pm. They take reservations for parties of 8 or more. We had about a 20 minute wait for a...More

Thank Nappen
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon our new favorite Mexican restaurant in Tacoma a few months ago. Great atmosphere. Food is awesome! Staff makes you feel like family. I particularly enjoy the chicken chimichanga - moist and flavorful. Good sized portions. Happy hour all day Sunday. Good times....More

Thank MikeJenn2015
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Moctezuma,s for over 30 years, back when they were in the old building on South Tacoma Way. The food has always been good with a large menu. One of our favorites for Mexican food.

Thank SPK45
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant that we found in a Mall near the hotel. It was a ver nice place más the food was really good. The waitress explained us very well the different options and recommend us some specialities (we ate tacos poblanos)....More

Thank Javier J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I started eating at this restaurant when it was a tiny hole in the wall on South tacoma Way. It has become very grand and the food is still among the best in Tacoma. I recently took a Chef friend of mine...More

Thank Rlisa_7
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Just decided to walk in after 26 hours of planes and airports. A couple of cold beers, and some yummy, fresh tacos were a great start to our first visit to the USA. We would definately return if in the area.

Thank Sandals246
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My wife received a gift card as an end of year teacher gift. So, we headed out for a date night to this chain and location. I'd never heard of them, and from the point I got out of the car, smelled the food and...More

Thank JAMartin66
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Questions & Answers
5 May 2016|
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Response from Lim48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I like chicken...and you can get lots of chicken dishes at Moctezuma's.
23 September 2015|
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Response from PJ D | Reviewed this property |
Hello Colleen Nailbanger Here Again;They offer one of the best Chili Rellenos in Tacoma. Also the offer Cheese Crisps, Guacamole and Cheese Enchiladas. Beans and Rice sides. I would say you will have plenty to choose from... More
24 June 2015|
Response from eddiegonzalez567 |
no i like chiken'
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4102 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-474-5593
  • E-mail
Moctezuma's is Puget Sound's premier dining destination for quality Mexican cuisine. The flavors and aromas truly come alive at our restaurants, with only the freshest ingredients selected for our guests. Well known for our Tequila Flaming Fajitas, Molcajete Mixto and wide variety of Authentic Mexican Tacos made with fresh handmade tortillas! Also, our margaritas are made with 100% agave tequila.
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