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Cafe Azteca

180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
+1 978-689-7393
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“margarita's” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food here is always consistently the best Mexican food I've had anywhere. The pollo rosita and pollo al hongo are dynamite, but it's gotten to the point where I pretty much have to order the special every time I go because they knock my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank johnristuccia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tie for my favorite restaurant on the planet. Not a stereotypical Mexican joint - they have fajitas and chimichangas, but also sauced dishes that you won't find in most Mexican restaurants. Chef Antonio's creations include the French and German influences that most...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for a drink and some lunch in the early afternoon, we decided to sit at the bar as it was not busy. Unfortunately, both bar tenders managed to completely ignore our presence for over 5 mnts. No acknowledgement of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

So great! Wonderful authentic Mexican food in downtown Lawrence. Go there, you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WeloveNOLA
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Easily the best authentic Mexican food in the Merrimack Valley. This is not fast food Mexican this is the real thing. A family owned and run business that provides great atmosphere to go along with outstanding fare.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mvsv2018
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Good place. Good service and good food. Things are a little different. Fajitas had a lot of chicken but very little peppers and onions. Guac is extra. Shredded cheese is extra. Nice flavor. Different but pleasing. And a nice waitress!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank U5393YYdavidg
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I always order the taco steak salad for lunch,Experience always good, service is excellent. Food is good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank gisellsalcedo
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Have been coming here for over 20 years. The best Mexican food. The fresh salsa and chips, the tacos Al carbón, pollo Rosita, puerco en salsa verde, so many delicious dishes, can't go wrong.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lilia G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The chips and salsa here are excellent. The interior is colorful and inviting, with lots of interesting artwork. I thought the service was very good. My friend enjoyed her dish that had cactus in it, while I really liked my chicken chimichanga. The fried dough...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LoriLovesFood
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Heard a lot about this place, so decided to try it. Nice atmosphere, lots of space. No draft beer, only bottles. Standard margarita just that, standard. Started with avacado dip and queso habanero dip. Both very good. My son had the beef burrito, my wife...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Z8364LHrichardt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: +1 978-689-7393
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