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Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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4102 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
+1 253-474-5593
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there last night and I was really impressed with the Veggie fajitas. The combination of vegetables was really great quality and delicious. Asparagus, yellow squash, corn, cherry tomatoes, delicious. We got there late and didn't realize that we stayed past closing because the staff never rushed us or made us feel like we had to go. We were... More 

Thank mirabellaseattle
Lakewood, Washington
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love bringing in business clients because the food comes out so fast that we can meet within the lunch hour! The shrimp enchilada is awesome! I definitely recommend for business, lunch, dinner, and family. The restaurant is very clean, even the bathrooms are spotless. I have never waited longer then 15 min to get a seat and that was... More 

1 Thank Jason H
Port Ludlow, Washington
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four family members had dinner here on a Sunday in January. The server was very pleasant and friendly. Tortilla chips were nice and crisp and warm with a medium heat salsa. All of us ordered enchiladas of one kind or another. The chicken chipotle enchilada was good, with generous pieces of avocado served with it. Two of us had spinach... More 

Thank Warrenwanderings
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Having shopped all day, we were starving. Our last visit to this restaurant was successful so we were game to go again. Although they were busy, we were seated within 10 min. The atmosphere was good and back ground music not so loud you couldn't hear. Our waiter was pleasant and made certain we ordered what we thought we were.... More 

Thank Susan M
University Place, Washington
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

It'd been several years since our last visit. Tiny booth (our very thin friends could barely get in). Waiter messed up two of 4 orders. Chile Rellenos were not good;cheese wasn't even melted inside. Street Taco dry and hard to eat. A decline in quality overall. We'd hoped for a fun, tasty dinner but none of got that.

1 Thank LAT46
Lakewood, Washington
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

It was packed at 5:30 PM, so we sat in the bar. Happy hour in effect so drinks were less, and a good thing too, kinda pricey for me-$6.00 for well Margaritas . I had the three tacos my other meal person had a creamy chipotle chicken enchilada. Mine was cold,, hers was so good she said she could lick... More 

Thank Shelley H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The service is great. Employees seem to like their jobs. The food was very good and the portions were generous. I recommend the seafood chimichanga. (I'm sure I just butchered that word.) Buahaha.

Thank Ken R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I honestly have never encountered staff this rude. Order, eat, get out. Our waiter was not friendly at all. His only interest was to take our order, make sure it dropped on our table with our bill, process our payment and get another group to the table. We were completely rushed and it stressed us out, which ruined the experience... More 

1 Thank Jenni B
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Each time I go in I slide into a seat at the bar. Service is prompt and the gals behind the bar are friendly. The restaurant is always busy! Food is always fresh, the meals are large portions and there is something for everyone. The Mahi Tacos and chicken fajitas are delicious. The drinks are great too, whether you choose... More 

Thank klynne0413
Tacoma, Washington
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164 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

we went here for my birthday with 7 other couples. nobody had anything good to say about there food. I think it was old grease that it was cooked in because everything tasted burned and smelled bad. the floors were slippery to walk on and when we got home, all you could smell was grease. the thing that bothered me... More 

1 Thank rick r

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4102 S 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-2612
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-474-5593

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Chicken, Alaska
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Fircrest, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?