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El Azteca

783 9th Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10019-5618
+1 212-307-0616
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
$$ - $$$
783 9th Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10019-5618
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We are so glad we ate here. We had a delicious meal and our young girls had food that was mild enough for their taste. Very friendly service and staff. Only 10 mins walk from Times Square and so much more authentic.

Thank Veronica R
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great food and reasonably priced restaurant. Was surprisingly not busy for a Saturday night but don’t let this put you off. I would recommend.

Thank Richard45732
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We love Mexican food so we're pleased to find a traditional restaurant near to our hotel. So glad we did. Fantastic food (fajitas were amazing!) friendly staff and great atmosphere. Will definitely return when we come back to NYC!

Thank welltravelled063
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant almost by accident but definitely glad we did. Great food and good portions. Excellent atmosphere. Lovely staff. Would definitely recommend this restaurant and would visit again if we return to NYC!

Thank wilk
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is really hard to find a good authentic Mexican food place in New York City. This was a pleasant surprise. We walked in after being unable to be seated at a Thai restaurant across the street. The waitresses were very attentive and helpful. We...More

Thank mayjal
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Wow, a great Mexican restaurant in New York that has excellent food and a reasonable price.Dinner and beer for $20. The scene is very low key, in fact the bar area at the front is where the people hang. The main restaurant inside is basic...More

Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, food and reasonable price. Not a "fancy" place like others on the area, if u look for that.

Thank Pablolamelas
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very rusitc inside. The food is good and you won't be disappointed, but it is not the best mexicam I have had. Next time, I think I will try one of the other options.

Thank S_and_L_R
Reviewed 12 February 2017

After the snow storm, we went looking for a nice place to grab a quick bite and El Azteca was open. Orlando received us and treated us very nice. He was very accommodating with my food intolerance needs. Guacamole was great, so were the Tacos...More

Thank jldigon
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the third time we have gone there after a day in midtown Manhattan. The staff is wonderful, the food and drinks are delicious, and the prices are very reasonable. Spicy mango margaritas are the best. A big bowl of chili with a side...More

Thank Kathleen P
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 783 9th Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10019-5618
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-307-0616
  • E-mail
If you're looking for authentic Tex-Mex, look no further than El Azteca. We specialize in a variety of delicious dishes including burritos, enchiladas, chimicangas, tacos, chilie rellenos, and more. WE also serve up some of the best margaritas around. There are no artificial flavorings in our kitchen. All of our fruits and vegetables come from natural produce to create the most flavorful cocktails around. Additionally, our ingredients for the Azteca table salsa, Poblano Mole, and other homemade sauces are concocted through experience in culinary work and are completely unique to El Azteca. Serving Hell's Kitchen and the Theater District for over two decades, we have created a Mexican city within one of the greatest cities in the world, New York City. Our Mexican decor includes famous and anonymous recreations of Frida Kahlo paintings, Aztec calendars, and indigenous stone masks. Throughout our restaurant there are beautifully framed mirrors and mounted candle lights to create a mystical and intimate atmosphere. Your complete satisfaction is our top priority here at El Azteca. Our friendly and dedicated staff welcomes you into our cozy environment to enjoy a delicious Tex-Mex meal like no other you can find in the Big Apple. Come pull up a seat at our table, we've got your margarita waiting.
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