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“Local charm!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Azteca

Cafe Azteca
Ranked #1 of 152 Restaurants in Lawrence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lawrence, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Local charm!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Authentic Mexican restaurant with good food and average pricing; very busy and somewhat loud.
Street parking only.

  • Visited October 2013
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English first
Southeastern, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Food and the service are both great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

The title says it all, I have to admit it has been a while since I have been here. The server was wonderful, I had shrimp and it was fantastic.
I went with my daughter and her husband, theywere living in Brooklyn at the time and were equally as impressed. Their experience with authentic Mexican food is much greater than mine is.
There is ample parking.
The prices are reasonable as well.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank jelun
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Boston
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent source of Peruvian and Mexican food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Having lived in the Boston-area for over 15 years, I've found that great Mexican food is hard to come by (Mexican being an extremely general term). Being an ethnically diverse city, Lawrence has some good options, and Cafe Azteca is one of the best. Tasty food, low prices, quick service. While attention is paid to decor as befitting a sit-down restaurant, don't come in here for a fine dining experience.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank wandering_gnome
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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Medocrity meets wanna be authentic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

This restaurant use to be quite nice. But my last 2 visits were definitely my last 2 visits. Not sure if it cutting corners for the sake of laziness or shaving corners to save on expenses. The food was just not as good as it use to be.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank kevin_m_crocker
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Lowell, MA
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Amazing food for awesome value!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

If you are ever in Lawrence stop in here. The food is just amazing, authentic mexican that tastes wonderful. Prices are low for the amount of food you receive. Good beer list, great chips and salsa and dessert is great too! They do have limited hours.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank jjenfa
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