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“Friday Lunch with Friends!”
Review of El Azteco

El Azteco
Ranked #16 of 222 Restaurants in East Lansing
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 13 March 2017

El Az is an East Lansing classic and tradition! Too bad the patio isn't open! Great margarita's and Mexican food in the heart of downtown. A favorite with students, locals and visitors!

Date of visit: March 2017
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Thank nancyn1968
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

El Azteco has changed a lot since I was in college, but it is THE place to go for Mexican food around East Lansing. No longer found in a drab, scary basement, the best of El Azteco is outdoors, on the deck (weather permitting of course--which is not often!) enjoying a drink celebrating the game or a reunion with other Spartans in downtown East Lansing. Food isn't as good as it was in "the day" of course (old gal here with much more money and living down South now where better Mexican food can be found), but still packs a good punch with drinks and basic appetizers plus lots of nostalgia. Just don't expect "authentic" and you will be find. Loved my visit here and will be back as it is tradition. So glad it's still around!

Date of visit: September 2016
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Thank spartanwalkingmom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I know the reviews are spotty for El Azteco, which I don't understand. We love it! Every time we are in East Lansing we make a point to stop here. The chips and salsa are amazing. The margaritas are also great! The blue corn tortilla enchiladas are awesome too. Of the countless times we have dined here, we have never had a bad meal. Yes, maybe service is slow at times but that just means we get to eat more chips and salsa. :) We'll be back soon!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Spartans1995
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

El Azteco is always on our menu of places to eat, The food is good,portions are generous and the roof seating is always pleasant (weather permiting). Eating inside is a bit noisy, but that is the nature of the building.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Thank packy43
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited El Azteco for dinner last Monday to take my son out. Manic Monday $3 margarita specials and tacos that did not disappoint. Server recommended appetizer size guacamole instead of each of us ordering a side which was a nice $6 cost savings. So we had another round of margaritas. Delicious food served quickly, especially enjoyed free hot chips and salsa. Will go back again.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Thank Cathy K
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