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Macayo's Mexican Kitchen

#72 of 707 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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1920 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202-5616
+1 480-820-0237
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We golfed across the street & enjoyed a great happy hour afterwards. Weather was pleasant so great to sit out on patio upstairs.

Thank Tami H
Mesa, Arizona
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158 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has been remodeled inside and looks great! (hadn't been there for a while) Food keeps us coming back. Baja sauce enchiladas super! Tacos great! Gets busy on the weekends. Has a really neat back patio that overlooks a little man made lake. Cantina upstairs with weekday specials. Great for our "nice weather months". Pricing about 10-15 a head...about normal. Service... More 

Thank Bill85210
Suffolk, Virginia
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went here looking for good food. Once we were seated, I was having a hard time opening my menu.......well it was stuck together with salsa and food that had spilled on it. Asked for another one but she never brought one, so I got up and went to find one myself. Then my husband ordered a beer. He ordered... More 

Thank Bennetts_creek
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went on a Wednesday night, not busy, just right - staff was great, our waitress especially, atmosphere was nice, etc. It was SO & I's first time, waitress helped my SO with his questions regarding the tacos and current deals they offered. In the end, she offered to let my SO order 1 Chipotle-spiced taco (from a meal option that... More 

Thank CorderoAmor
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Looked for an authentic Mexican restaurant while traveling back to Mesa and found this one on line. Wonderful atmosphere, quick and efficient service, and a really good menu. Fresh ingredients and large portions made for a nice meal to end the day. Recommend if you're looking for the real thing with a pleasant atmosphere!

Thank Lizpovar
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Macayo's is always consistent with their food, nothing fancy but always tasty ! We come for the cheese crips and fajitas ! We like this location because you can sit outside with a relaxing view of the small lake very nice ambiance. Sip on a cold beer and enjoy your meal. Only negative is it is hard to stop eating... More 

Thank DonRoz
Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Authentic Mexican food. Friendly staff. Beautiful patio seating with view of a beautiful man made lake.

Thank Todd G
Chandler, Arizona
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I went there with my grandma of 90 and my mom. We could sit there and talk without the place being so loud you could hear the person across from you. The guac was great and the chimmis were huge. On Tuesday you can get the high end margarita for less than the generic one.

Thank Mik m
Alamosa, Colorado
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While visiting Phoenix, we met family at Macayos. Atmosphere, upstairs is typical sports bar. Downstairs is more intimate. Some seating outside near the lake is nice, although the temperature on our night was near 90 degrees, early evening. But, that's Phoenix. Food typical Mexican fare and pretty good, not exceptionally good. It was stove hot, with large portions. Wait staff... More 

Thank rudderjt
Mesa, Arizona
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is my favorite place to eat in Mesa. It's always super busy on the floor below, but you can go upstairs to the bar area and it's much quieter and faster service. The margaritas (blended house ones) are simply divine, especially if you invest in a Bob or Cha-Cha mug ($12). The chimichangas (favorite is the Chimi Macayo) are... More 

Thank Emmy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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: 1920 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202-5616
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-820-0237
Welcome to Macayo's Mesa, located at Baseline and Dobson! We're one of many Macayo's family owned and locally operated restaurants. We celebrate Happy Hour Mon-Fri from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm with $3 off appetizers and $3 drink specials. When You're Hungry for Tradition! Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am - 10:00pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?