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Matta's Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1105 N Higley Rd, Mesa, AZ 85205-5305
+1 480-655-8646
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mesa, Arizona
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264 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was anxious to try their famous chili rellenos but found them to be disappointing. Just sticking some taco meat in a relleno doesn't do anything for me. In fact, it kind of ruined the experience. The owner took some time to casually walk by and sit by me and chat for a minute. I enjoyed that. I just wish... More 

Thank DreamSeeker94
Flower Mound, Texas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Because we were with a large group, Matta's only allowed us to order from a limited "group menu" where the prices were all higher than ordering off the regular menu. I always order fish tacos and these were the worst I've ever had. Most people in our group were disappointed by the food quality. Giving a "2" rating because the... More 

Thank FMJulie
Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Still not a fan of walking in and ordering from a menu board. Food was good, very bland for mexican. 1 and 2 plate dinners have lots of beans and rice. Tacos were pretty good.

Thank L T
Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

They are known for their Hot Salsa! (At least in my book). I have tried a lot of salsa in my day and this is BY FAR THE BEST! You have to try the Hot Salsa when you are in town. I usually order the bean burro or robert's tacos (which is a deep fried taco). This is the best... More 

Thank Stacie C
Mesa, Arizona
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127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I've been to three Matta's and the new one on Ellsworth and Brown is nothing to write home about. Out here we're starved for good restaurants, we've not been back for a few months. We started going for happy hour, the bartenders started to get pretty annoying, seems like they only had about half the menu of the other locations... More 

Thank adigerol
Phoenix, Arizona
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165 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I love Matta's...honestly, it's not always the cleanest, but it is always busy, which should tell you something. I love their green chile sauce and their pork burritos are amazing. I highly reccomend them for dine in or take out! So happy they have a Queen Creek/Gilbert location now. I just wish the restaurant was bigger!

Thank Mrstywiltbank
Apache Junction, Arizona
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158 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Stopped by for lunch, typical order at the counter find a table. What elevates this resturant above average is the obvious home cooking. Simple and very good is the theme here. We both ordered green chili burros one pork and one beef. While they were ala carte the flavor was very good and better than we have experienced in chain... More 

Thank johnDArizona
River Forest, Illoinois
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346 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Marta's is a very good Mexican restaurant. Pork, beef, and chicken dishes are well prepared and well seasoned. I have not tried seafood. Margarita was also good. Portions are large and prices are a real bargain. Chips keep getting refilled and come with two salsas, one mild and one nicely hot.

1 Thank Henry F
Sacramento, California
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123 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

i liked the small and inexpensive cheese crisp but It wasn't enough for 3 people and we were not given a choice. The chips were too hard and the Red Sauce on my Enchilada was bland. We went early around 4 so the " they were too busy" excuse doesn't fly here. The waitress was attentive but really wasn't into... More 

Thank BJYO
United States
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

Matta's is an iconic Mesa restaurant. The food is top-notch--some of the best Mexican food you will find. Definitely worth the time to make a stop.

Thank James S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 N Higley Rd, Mesa, AZ 85205-5305
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-655-8646

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