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Macayo Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11107 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5272
+1 480-596-1181
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This food is terrible. Don't waste your $$. The only thing good was the soup...but I haven't had bad mexican soup anywere.

Thank Lea H
Roseville, Michigan
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165 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on a Saturday night. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our server was helpful, attentive and efficient. The beer was cold, the service was great and the food was good. We would go back there again for dinner.

Thank Jeffster123
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times, we always order the Mexican Corn appetizer (love this stuff) and prickly pear margaritas. Service is a little on the slow side but we're not in a hurry. The servers are always friendly.

Thank sillverskyy
Omaha, NE
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205 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The staff is friendly and eager to please. We come here during our annual Scottsdale Hiatus. Did not love the food this year. It was not bad, but just not much punch/zing. The menu is new. This used to be my parents favorite Mexican restaurant. I think that we will explore other options next year.

Thank Bink51
Seattle, Washington
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205 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We ate a late dinner at Macayo's after arriving in town for a visit. Although the restaurant was nearly empty, the service was slow. The Cheese Crisp appetizer was good and the Chimichanga was just average. We ordered Fried Ice Cream for dessert and were told that it came with a choice of hot fudge or honey. We ordered the... More 

Thank JLWells
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I came here with my mom visiting from Detroit. She had been here on her last visit and insisted we go (I did not go with her last time). We were there during happy hour and I enjoyed a house margarita which was decent. She got the shredded beef chimichanga and I had the fajitas. They were nice enough to... More 

Thank Carrie S
west point
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Samantha was our server and she was very good! She was friendly, courteous and helpful. The food was served hot and very good.

Thank gilliwag
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We decided to try Macayo as it was on the local news for National Margherita Day. We rang & booked a table thinking it might be busy. We were asked for a table preference, we said outside. When we arrived there were a few parties waiting but the tables were not full. We were seated within 5 minutes, inside. So... More 

Thank Trixabell
Gilbert, Arizona
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We first started visiting Macayo's 25 years ago when we moved to Arizona and it is still a favorite. My wife loves the chicken fajitas and I am a fan of their Carnitas, altho they can often be dry. This time a guest chef was using this location as a test kitchen and I enjoyed a couple of his new... More 

Thank GusIII
Corona, California
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151 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Chili rellano was excellent. Beef taco was good. However, the thing to die for is the cheese crisp!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11107 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5272
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-596-1181
Located at Scottsdale Rd & Shea Blvd, we're one of the Macayo's family owned and locally operated restaurants. We celebrate Happy Hour Mon-Fri from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm with $3 off appetizers and $3 drink specials. When You're Hungry for Tradition! Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am - 10:00pm

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