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El Azteca

70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
+1 828-526-2244
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
70 Highlands Walk, Highlands, NC 28741-8375
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Chicken Fajita was phenomenal! Delicious and tons of food. Charming decor and lots of parking. Best fajita I ever had.

Thank Sandylikethebeach21
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Mexican food was not the best but was all right. I was set in a far away table in the corner, and there were few customers. When the food finally came no one. Would come to bring extra refills or check on the meal....More

1  Thank Ray488
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place for Mexican food in Highlands. The cheese dip is a must, and I really do not have words for the fish tacos, bit I will try. The fish is flakey with a perfect crunch, and with all the ingredients coming...More

Thank spacewhalespacefry
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The food was amazing and fresh. The owner Enrique came and talked to us and told us about how fresh his food was, he must drive to the large market in Atlanta to get it all up here in the mountains, and you sure could...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed November 25, 2017 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 November 24, 2017

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 October 5, 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 September 7, 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 August 29, 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 August 9, 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
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MaryU82
April 16, 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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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