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“Campy Mexican”

Macayo Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #266 of 1,242 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located at Scottsdale Rd & Shea Blvd, we're one of the 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
New York
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Campy Mexican”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

But the food was good and so were the drinks. Interesting margaritas (what else?) to go with the large portions. Service not bad but not great. Verde Shrimp Enchiladas were excellent. The salsas were ok.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
“Macayos' Burros!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

The best Chimichanga's Baja Sauce Rocks, and the service is quick. Freindly and never a wait. Thanks.

Visited April 2014
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Vancouver, BC
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great find -- super lunch specials”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

We "stumbled on this mexican restaurant (part of a small chain) on our 1st visit to PHX on the drive to the hotel. Stopped for lunch, discovered they had a nice, shady patio in the back. Daily changing Lunch special is a great deal and good size portion. Salads also very good and refreshing. Everything U want from a Mexican restaurant. Me gusto mucho!

Visited April 2014
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“What a dreadful place - never, ever again.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

What a disaster. We were seated at 6.30 - the order wasn't taken for nearly an hour. Our nachos when they finally arrived were cold, tasteless and congealed. They were nasty. Broken chips from what appeared to be the very bottom of the box, cold solidified cheese, a small blob of guacamole, cold shredded chicken and very little sour cream. The jalapenos weren't evenspicy. We sent the nachos back. The server was very young and completely out of his depth. He simply couldn't cope.

The lady who'd made the booking was served 1 1/2 hours after we were seated - 90 minutes. That's dreadful. And while she was making a short presentation (2 minutes) to the group, the server kept trying to interrupt her to take a drinks order. It was one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. My guest from the UK was appalled. I don't know how many times he asked for water before it came. It was simply ghastly. We will definitely not come back.

As for a tip? The only tip I'd leave this place is improve or close.

  • Visited April 2014
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Wisconsin
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Muy Bueno!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

We almost feel like we're in Cancun when we come here . The décor is very colorful with decorative parrots swinging from trees and sombreros everywhere.
The Happy hour specials are the best. The appetizers are very tasty . They give you a lot ,so there are always leftovers. Our adult children always get the refillable CHI-Chi mugs for endless Margaritas!
We have celebrated our daughter's birthday here a few times. It' s a must when we visit.
Hasta Luego!!

Visited February 2014
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