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Taquera El Maguey

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5629 W 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46254
+1 317-280-8650
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10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Visited this place after reading the reviews which sounded good. The restaurant is very clean, unlike a lot of Mexican restaurants around. The food was very good and portions very generous. The only negative was that some of the food orders were barely warm instead of hot, they need to make sure that hot items are served hot, not lukewarm.... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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610 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We needed a lunch spot near the airport and selected this restaurant. the TA reviews were promising and spot on. We saw whole fish and authentic tacos delivered to nearby tables. The menu was excellent. I ordered a Lengua and a Pastor taco. My husband and brother ordered the same but added an Asada taco each. All were excellent. There... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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173 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We just happened to stop by and made a great discovery. Everything from the chips and salsa to nachos to chicken quesadillas to the Texas burrito was delicious! The only problems were none of the workers spoke English and we had to ask for more chips twice. They weren't very busy but still not attentive enough. Regardless, all the food... More 

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Thank Joan W
Indianapolis
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

This place has the best burritos and gorditas I have ever had. Meat is very flavorful and not dry at all. Waitress was very nice. Just one thing the menu some of it was just in Spanish.

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Hoover
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

The last time I was in Indianapolis, my friend and I wound up at the "other" El Maguey, which although owned by the same people, is not as good as the "original." This time, we went back to the "right one," and it was AWESOME (just like the first time). Just like the first time, my friend and I were... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

Great service and huge portions! Steak fajitas are the best! I only had a lunch portion and I'm stuffed! Ask for Olga! She's speedy and always has a smile!

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Thank Jeff S
indianapolis
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298 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

We visited the location on High School Road. The service was good. The food was not the 'standard' that you get at other local Mexican restaurants. They offered a free bowl of a tomato based soup that had potatoes and carrots that had a lot of flavor. The chips were hot and crisp The salsa had lots of chunky onion... More 

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Thank philangie6370
Clinton, Washington
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

My husband and I were car shopping on the west side of Indy and asked someone at the dealership for a recommendation of where to eat around there. He said with a big smile, "What are you in the mood for?" I said, "Mexican!" He drew me a map to Taqueria El Maguey. We went there and it was a... More 

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Thank tellitlikeitis058
Indianapolis
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2012

Great, authentic Mexican food, but our waitress did not speak any English. Fortunately, my daughter is a Spanish/English teacher and she got us through the ordering with no problem at all. Other than tat, the service was excellent and the food was outstanding. The atmosphere leaves a little to be desired, but the overall experience was well worth the visit.

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Thank PastorMo
Hoover
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

Sometimes, you get the best tips from folks you meet on flights into the city in which they live, and this was one of those instances. During my January 10 flight from ATL to IND, I began chatting with the gentleman sitting to my left (Alex R.), a native of Mexico who had immigrated to the USA many years ago... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5629 W 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46254
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-280-8650

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?