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El Azteca

70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
+1 828-526-2244
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been dining here since the restaurant opened and it has consistently been very good. The food is always fresh and appealing to the eye. Their bar drinks are just as good, especially the mojitos and margaritas. The service is always friendly and courteous....More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch here last week. Chicken tortilla soup was quite good. So were the tacos both chicken and fish. Very good and friendly service.

Thank rbsmith3
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Staff was nice. Food was good. Quesadillas were great tasting, big and good price. Chori Chicken Queso was tasty. Everything tasted fresh and just made.

Thank vidbems
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good, wait staff was attentive and friendly however could tell he was new. We went late, they ran out of sweet tea was only downside. Would go back.

Thank Raretravelo
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. The food was average. The staff, however, was less than polite, and, at times, rude. Because this restaurant only serves average food, I would recommend going elsewhere, at least until they get new staff.

1  Thank sewanee-chuck
Reviewed 20 July 2017

El Azteca is in a shopping plaza tucked away on the end of a strip center. Since the weather was in the low 70's we sat outside on a very comfortable deck. We ordered chips and salsa and guacamole. Yummy. We split a taco dinner...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a favorite spot for lunch when we are spending the cool summer months a short distance down the mountain in Scaly Mountain. This is an authentic Mexican restaurant with a fair amount of Mexican clientele to prove it. A favorite of mine is...More

Thank Pittipats
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We have always enjoyed margaritas and the food at this restaurant - we have been coming here for several years. This time we were served great margaritas at the cocktail hour but when we returned for dinner we were served margaritas that had orange juice...More

1  Thank Blogger21
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Pico was not tomato based. Not sure what was in it, but not typical. It wasn't bad, but wasn't good either. There wasn't a lot of taste. The beef burrito was ok, but different than any other Mexican restaurant. The filling included red bell...More

Thank belkm
Reviewed 31 May 2017

As a part-time resident of Highlands, one can grow tired of the "fine dining" experiences that the town has so many of. Every so often we just need a casual alternative dinner. We go to El Azteca for a good margarita and a generous burrito....More

Thank Lladnar
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MaryU82
17 April 2016|
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Response from Psconc | Reviewed this property |
Not inside. Maybe on outside patio. I would call first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2244
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