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Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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20 W 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281-3635 (Mill Ave.)
+1 480-377-1170
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Denver, CO
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118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't get to try any appetizers or other courses, but the mushroom enchiladas were good. Not earth shattering, but nice. The portion size was a little smaller than I expected.

Thank gremlin_337
Copenhagen, Denmark
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for dinner two days in a row and was a good decision. Good margaritas and excellent Mexican food. I would not necessarily recommend the steaks though.

Thank Andrei-DK
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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335 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers a great happy hour with affordable drinks and appetizers. But even ordering off the menu is a treat. The food is very good - try the crispy salmon, fajitas, burgers or chopped salad. All servings are large enough to take half gone for a second meal. And they serve $3 cornbread with the proceeds going to charity.... More 

Thank Bonnie T
Potomac, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there tonight with family and thought it was very good. Interesting menu of tex-mex and southern favorites. Had the chicken-fried steak and it was tasty, tender and ample. 2 orders each of fajitas and tacos got good reviews. Burrito was tasty but small, family member came home hungry. Everyone else at table was satiated. Food was good, service was... More 

Thank jfenster2016
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134 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If all you do is go for a drink and some table side guac it is worth the trip. Recommended by a local and so glad he did!

Thank Pjah73
Central Arizona, Arizona
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch in the middle section of the Tempe Festival of Arts. Had fajitas and husband had a green chile burger. The food here is always flavorful and the service is great. The manager takes the time to visit every table and make sure all is good. Buy a cornbread and the proceeds go to Phoenix Children's Hospital😍

Thank mom22sons
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106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had just a short stay in Tempe in October but ate two of my three dinners at Z'Tejas.The patio drew me in the first night, cooled by fans and mist, it looked so appealing on a hot Arizona evening. The margerita was a perfect start served with salsa and tortilla chips that were warm. I had guacamole prepared table... More 

1 Thank patricia026
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, great food and clean restaurant. The meals I had while staying in the area were first rate. Definately recommend this place.

Thank James S
McAllen, Texas, United States
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday. Worst fajitas I've ever had. Only two tables and food took 35 minutes. Meat was overly spiced and cold. Rubbery tortillas. Go elsewhere.

Thank Alltherowboats
Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I ate here two nights in a row while on a trip to Tempe. The food and drinks were all excellent. The queso in particular is excellent and additive. We had two different kinds and they were both impossible to stop eating. I had the street tacos one night and a chile relenno special the other night, and both were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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: 20 W 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281-3635
    (Mill Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: West on 6th Street just west of Mill Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-377-1170
Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders

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