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Azteca Restaurant and Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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9505 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1321
+1 301-474-8226
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 05:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Dayton, Ohio
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was plentiful, but seemed lacking in spices, and therefore lacking in flavor. Service was friendly and prompt. Parking is not easy.

Thank Michael B
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Azteca Restaurant and Cantina is clearly a hangout for the University of Maryland (UM) crowd. My sister and I had dinner there recently. It's been years since either of us were in school so we forgot how mediocre the food can be at college dives. On a Friday evening, the place was empty with no students in sight--typical of commuter... More 

Thank Belladonnamc
Lewes, Delaware, United States
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141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We ate dinner here with family and had a nice meal. The menu is pretty extensive and the food was good. Service was a bit slow but we weren't in any hurry. The parking is difficult with just a small amount in the back and some really hard to negotiate spaces in front.

Thank Patti B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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144 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I love Mexican food and I found the food at Azteca average.The chair I sat on needed serious cleaning since there were stains on it.Chips and salsa were free The salsa could have been little more spicy. The tortilla was little bitter.The pico degallo,guacamole was not fresh.The spice level was mild.The only thing that was nice was the beans.Service was... More 

Thank VK_217
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The food was a little bland for me. I expected more from the reviews. My husband had the fajitas and he loved them. I had a chicken burrito. I was expecting it to be as good as my favorite place back home. I was a little disappointed. The ambience was great. The service was great.

Thank Heather W
Greenbelt, Maryland
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Everything is great about this place! They also have the best Guacamole that I have had at any restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food is fresh. I highly recommend Azteca, they have the best mexican food in the area!

Thank Artsygirl9
Crossville, Tennessee
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was a very pleasant surprise in College Park on the main road. We didn't expect the inside to be so lovely. But more than that, we didn't expect such exceptional food. The variety of food and the service were outstanding. I had a traditional combo plate that included a tamale that was unique to this restaurant. The wife had... More 

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice waitress served us. Food came out almost too quickly -- Doesn't leave the impression that it was prepared fresh... Prices on menu are odd -- Everything is $14.99, $15.99, $16.99,... Even soup! We played it safe and ordered tacos, guacamole, shrimp fajita. All "ok". Not much else around in College Park. Maybe try Chipotle (if you don't mind... More 

Thank Harandy
Memphis, Tennessee
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican food in a part of the country bereft of Mexican restaurants. Not Rosa Mexicana but very good "typical" Mexican food. Chicken burritos were excellent as were the beans. Margaritas were quite good.

Thank david a
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Our first impression of Azteca was very favorable. Very friendly staff, super clean, beautiful restaurant, great service and delicious food. Would highly recommend!

Thank Claudia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9505 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-474-8226

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