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“Most Authentic Mexican Meal in Kenai”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Playa Azul

Playa Azul
Ranked #5 of 34 Restaurants in Kenai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Most Authentic Mexican Meal in Kenai”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Playa Azul has the best Mexican food in the Kenai area. Make sure you try the mango salsa from the salsa bar. This is not a full service dining experience so make sure you order before you sit down. You will love their multiple large flat screens to watch your favorite game.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Kenai, Alaska
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best Mexican food in town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Havent had a bad meal yet at this place. Like the lively interior colors and friendly employees.
The salsa bar is fabulous. Especially the mango salsa. Yum!
I like the fact that they do not nickle and dime you to death for a small side of sour cream, guacamole or salsa. Especially when all you want is a dolop instead of a huge portion that goes to waste. They have beer and wine. The kids menu is wonderful, lots of choices. I hope to try the fried ice cream next time we go back. The sides of rice and beans are flavorful and yummy as well. It can be a little hard to find but worth the trip. I also really like how you pay upfront and they bring the food to your table, no waiting around for waitstaff.

  • Visited April 2014
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Kenai, AK
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best Mexican North of the Border”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

This place is a little out of the way, past the last light in Kenai heading to Nikiski, but so worth the trip! This is the best Mexican food in Alaska let alone Kenai. The portions are large and the prices are good for Alaska. You walk up to the counter to order and find a seat and enjoy the chips while you wait. Also a great choice for take-out. Don't miss the salsa bar and the authentic Mexican drinks. An all around clean comfortable local restaurant not to be missed.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yummm!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

This is always a must when in town. It is always hot and served with a smile. It is fast service and great tasting food! We usually go as a group and you order and pay seperate and then they bring it to your table.

Visited April 2014
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Never again”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

In my first review, I raved about this place. However, the quality has taken a nosedive! I was so wretchedly ill after eating there last time that I will NEVER go back.

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