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Manuel's Mexican Restaurant-Tempe

) #81 of 640 Restaurants in Tempe $$ - $$$ Mexican,
2350 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282-7603
+1 480-897-0025
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
“queso” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2350 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282-7603
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Most definitely try their basket of little sopaipilla bits for dessert - best way is to ask for them "naked" (no toppings like the whipped cream or chocolate sauce they offer; just ask for honey on the side so you can dip the little bites...More

Thank sailnmuffin
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is my first time in the restaurant. I have waited for 30 minutes to try that food. I heard that food was amazing. So, food are better than Amazing, food are Fabulous! Desert is frying ice cream so cranchy and tasty. Love that place....More

Thank VegasPokerBussy
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

After about 15 years of being a patron, I was treated so rudely I doubt I'll ever return. The bartender kept his back to me the entire time I waited and when someone walked by he asked them to "deal with me." That person was...More

Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

went here while on vacation my brother took us and told us this is the closest we can get to food like home (I live in NM) I am very particular about my food as this is a staple in my diet. It wasn't a...More

Thank comp_Nerd
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I got the combo fajitas and my son by the chimichanga dinner. The salsa was amazing and they kept it coming. My son really wanted queso so he started out a little disappointed ... But when his chimi came out in all of its hugeness.......More

Thank shesamkota
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Not sure what they'd call it in Arizona, but it was good food. Try the Chicken Enchiladas. Excellent guac, too.

Thank ChicagoTraveler08
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

They have lunch menu items 7 days a week. If you want a combo with rice and beans that is on the dinner menu. They provide bottomless chops and good salsa. Service was always prompt and friendly - we certainly annoyed it. The combo (beef...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We are visiting in the area for a week and realized we needed to try the local Mexican food. What a great decision. The service was friendly and attentive and the food was hot and delicious. The cheesy chicken enchiladas with the red sauce was...More

Thank Karen&MikeTP
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My wife and I have eaten at this Tempe location and the old one on Baseline for over 35 years. Sadly, our last three visits will be our last ones due to the much increase in prices over the past few years, but more importantly,...More

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great dinning, great atmosphere,great service. Some of the finest people you wifi ever meet. You are in for a treatment!

Thank lgood48325
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282-7603
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-897-0025
  • E-mail
Description
Manuel's Mexican Food restaurants were established in 1964 at 32nd Street and Indian School Road by Manuel and Alice Salazar. Our desire to serve the community with a friendly atmosphere and to serve our guests with the finest in Mexican food still holds true today as much as it did the first day we opened our doors.

As our family grew so did the amount of restaurants. Today, all of the restaurants are owned and operated individually yet collectively by all members of the Salazar family.

Manuel's has received numerous awards for our quality food and we maintain that quality by preparing our food from scratch daily, just as we did in 1964.

We hope you have a pleasant experience with us and give us the opportunity to serve you again.

Gracias,
The Salazar Family
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