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Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
1150 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188-2833
+1 206-557-4757
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“street tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1150 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188-2833
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Reviewed yesterday

I rate Mexican restaurants by how well they do simple Soupa de Pollo and this one failed. The soup was thick with a spicy roux but little chicken and no rice and simmering broth. The place was busy but I think that was the mall...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met family here on our way to the airport for a quick dinner. Loved it. The atmosphere was great. The food was terrific (had enchiladas verde) and the service attentive. My wife said it was the best Mexican food we have had outside New Mexico....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dennis-Kathy
Alex G, General Manager at Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Dennis for the feedback on your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awful, the service was non-existant only to be surpassed by the horrible food. The mole was akin to Hershey chocolate poured on over cooked chicken. Avoid this place.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rusty S
Alex G, General Manager at Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rusty, I'm so sorry to hear about your experience while dining with us. We truly take all guest feedback to heart and will be relaying this review to our team to address these issues. All input is truly valuable to us so we can...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

We had the Queso Flameado on the recommendation from the GM, Raj. The presentation was awesome. It was made tableside from scratch with a side of tortillas for dipping. Other dishes we had: Tuna Tostadas, Shrimp Fajitas, and Seafood Chimichanga. The items all came out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vincenta926
Alex G, General Manager at Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Vincent, for the feedback on your experience. The Queso Flameado is one of my favorite dishes.

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Decor is typical Mexican style with lots of cozy seating.The menu is pretty standard although they do have a couple of their own specialties. What makes them stand out is the freshness of the food and drinks.Everything seems to be prepared with very fresh ingredients....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pinkarcher
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent, friendly service. Excellent, fresh margaritas and equally fresh and delicious guacamole and chips. The steak tacos and chorizo/shrimp tacos were as LA street taco as I have had outside of LA. Fresh corn tortillas and plenty of flavor. Rice and black beans were just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank James_Hytner
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The margaritas don't use a mix, everything is fresh and from scratch. It makes a huge difference--the flavor is so much better than anything I've had before!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We love the service and food at Moctezuma and the atmosphere is always fun! We are never dissapointed in the food or staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I was completely taken by the quality of food and the service. The food is top quality! I also stopped for just beverages one afternoon and they were very good fresh made margaritas.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Todd G
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I was here for dinner. It looked like the margaritas were huge and my friends said they were good! Dinner was very good! 2 of us had the mahi-mahi fish tacos and they did not disappoint! It seemed tho, that they did not have enough...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laurie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tukwila
  • Phone Number: +1 206-557-4757
  • E-mail
Moctezuma's is Puget Sound's premier dining destination for quality Mexican cuisine. The flavors and aromas truly come alive at our restaurants, with only the freshest ingredients selected for our guests. Well known for our Tequila Flaming Fajitas, Molcajete Mixto and wide variety of Authentic Mexican Tacos made with fresh handmade tortillas! Also, our margaritas are made with 100% agave tequila.
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