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El Azteca

#2,154 of 3,282 Restaurants in Atlanta}
939 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
+1 404-881-6040
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good22%
  • Average42%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“chips salad” (2 reviews)
“margaritas” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
939 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We decided to grab a bite before heading downstairs to El Bar. It was a little after 10 and it took us forever to get a waitress. Was it crowded? Nope. When the waitress finally came, it seemed like we were inconveniencing her by placing...More

Thank HurricaneRu
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Love the chicken soup. The service was outstanding. Great place for lunch. I would recommend that everyone give it try.

Thank Carl N
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch after visiting a friend at Emory. I was really looking forward to some good Mexican food and a Margarita. I had the Chicken Mole, the sauce tasted burnt. Even my over-priced Margarita wasn't very good and they used bitter tasting...More

Thank Tea J
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Chips & salsa taste commercially prepared. Steak lunch fajitas were ample and come with black beans, rice, pico, sour cream and fresh guac that thankfully lacked raw onions as a cheap filler. Would have rated higher, but most mex joints serve 3 flour tortillas as...More

Thank Shenanigans67
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I went here for dinner on a Wednesday night and ordered the black bean and corn salad...the main problem? No cotn 9 in the salad. They added it way later but I was full off my entree by then. The server was super MIA and...More

Thank RRT1983
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I've been going to El Azteca/El Ponce for years and years and it's always been fairly consistent. Run-of-the-mill Mexican joint with a couple of dollars added per dish. I went for lunch this afternoon and it was a complete disaster. I assume construction is going...More

1  Thank Taylor I
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while in the area for a quick bite for lunch. The name has apparently changed to El Ponce. Food was ok, I had the chicken fajita nachos which were ok. Nothing super special. The chips and salsa are decent. The price for the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We discovered this restaurant near the Carter Presidential Library/Museum (a wonderful stop we also recommend) because we were hungry and in a hurry and wanted to find something nearby. Eating here was a great decision! We split a yummy chicken lunch and I don't see...More

Thank diane p
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Now open as El Ponce, they have terrible food and service. The fish and pork were both dry and flavorless.

Thank AtlantaFoodie2014
Reviewed 17 May 2013

It's been awhile since I used to eat here while in college, had the chance to catch a margarita, good, and fish tacos, ok, before a movie at The Plaza Theatre.

Thank Walter M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 939 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4211
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Poncey-Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Poncey-Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 404-881-6040
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