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Macayo's Depot Cantina

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
+1 480-966-6677
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baja sauce” (6 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (11 reviews)
“cheese crisp” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my boss to Macayo's when we were in Tempe for work, because he had never been there and I needed to introduce him to the cheese crisp that I remembered from my childhood. It was just as good as I remembered, and the...More

Thank aaa791
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! I had the Mexican pizza and my husband had a cheeseburger. We were both very impressed. Cool decor.

Thank stasiamarielozinak
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Tuesday afternoon. It was quiet and we had a very good meal at amazing prices. The happy hour menu ranges rom $3 to $7 for meals and drinks. They also offer buy one entree and get the other free...More

Thank bandie101
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Used to like this place but was not happy this time. It was around 330 or so. Not much happening seemed only one section open. Asked guy for drink marg and water. Did not think it was rocket science. ad to ask another server but...More

Thank cactus52
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Planned a send off dinner for our niece who is heading off to college. We had a large group so made a reservation for a couple of tables in the bar area. Manager and server moved some tables around to accommodate us all and everyone...More

Thank jmsgaz
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had a chimichanga it was good I order it with their green sauce. The place has a weird odor. which makes me wonder what the kitchen looks like. It is an old run down place which is fine but I just cannot get past the...More

Thank Sunny D
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Friendly waiter, but the food was just blah and luke warm at best. I won't go back because food not up to par. Atmosphere cool, it is a huge place with a giant patio in a great location in Tempe, however, the place was dead....More

Thank natv_txn11
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went here on recommendation of local. Glad we did. The food was excellent, the server was amazingly attentive and make great suggestions. The margaritas we really, really good, especially on the really hot humid day. You wont be dissapointed. Very close to ASU Tempe campus...More

Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

When we've been in Phoenix while visiting and have never been disappointed with either service or food. I had the tamales which were just the right firmness (hate soggy cornmeal) and the sides were very good. It's kinda formula restaurant, but they do it very...More

Thank gary b
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The food was decent, priced a bit high, but edible. We met some friends for dinner here and couldn't hear anything they said in conversation without yelling across the table. The floor is not carpeted (fairly typical for restaurants - easier cleanup of spills, etc.)...More

Thank ametrinel
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Ashley J
3 October 2016|
Response from Judith S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea, since I did not take a dog with me and we did not sit out on the patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281-2875
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-966-6677
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Home of the $3 Dos XX! Located off Mill Ave, at 3rd St and Ash Ave in Tempe, 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: Daily 10:00am - midnight
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