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El Azteca

70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
+1 828-526-2244
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I started to rate this place average but it simply wasn't average. It was well below average. A limited menu and the three crispy tacos that I had were tasteless. Probably the worst I've ever had. Sorry but can't recommend this place and would suggest...More

1  Thank MadisonCPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy Mexican food for either lunch or dinner. For a nice sit down meal without the rush, this restaurant is just fine. Service was prompt and even when very busy, they were polite. Numerous good choices and a wide beer selection as well.

Thank stephen z
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Carnitas were mediocre, no flavor. Chips we're chewy & tasted stale. There was a family with an uncontrolled screaming child.

Thank graywife
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been dining here since the restaurant opened and it has consistently been very good. The food is always fresh and appealing to the eye. Their bar drinks are just as good, especially the mojitos and margaritas. The service is always friendly and courteous....More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Enjoyed lunch here last week. Chicken tortilla soup was quite good. So were the tacos both chicken and fish. Very good and friendly service.

Thank rbsmith3
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Staff was nice. Food was good. Quesadillas were great tasting, big and good price. Chori Chicken Queso was tasty. Everything tasted fresh and just made.

Thank vidbems
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good, wait staff was attentive and friendly however could tell he was new. We went late, they ran out of sweet tea was only downside. Would go back.

Thank Raretravelo
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there for dinner. The food was average. The staff, however, was less than polite, and, at times, rude. Because this restaurant only serves average food, I would recommend going elsewhere, at least until they get new staff.

1  Thank sewanee-chuck
Reviewed 19 July 2017

El Azteca is in a shopping plaza tucked away on the end of a strip center. Since the weather was in the low 70's we sat outside on a very comfortable deck. We ordered chips and salsa and guacamole. Yummy. We split a taco dinner...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a favorite spot for lunch when we are spending the cool summer months a short distance down the mountain in Scaly Mountain. This is an authentic Mexican restaurant with a fair amount of Mexican clientele to prove it. A favorite of mine is...More

Thank Pittipats
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MaryU82
16 April 2016|
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Response from Psconc | Reviewed this property |
Not inside. Maybe on outside patio. I would call first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2244
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