Fresh Mexican Recipes

3 Warm Fall Drinks to Make with Friends

Fall is here, and for most of us, that means a welcome drop in temperatures. However, it also means that our traditional, beloved Mexican drinks (like margaritas and sangrias) might not be the perfect choice...

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5 Unexpected Uses for Tequila

Tequila is a main ingredient in many traditional Mexican drinks, such as the popular margarita. And while there’s no denying this primary use of tequila, you might be surprised to read about some of the...

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A Classic Margarita How-To

The margarita is a classic drink that every of-age person should know how to make. Generally consisting of a mixture of tequila, Triple Sec, and lime juice, the margarita is a refreshing concoction that provides...

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About the Best Mexican Food in Phoenix, Tucson, & Las Vegas

Here at Macayo’s, we have established a place for you and your family to enjoy fresh, Mexican cuisine created with only the finest ingredients. By using farm-grown, local products, we keep everything fresh. This helps us to focus on our dishes developed from family recipes. When you choose to dine at a Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen location, you will be choosing to enjoy the best Mexican food in Arizona and Las Vegas!

Best Mexican Restaurant in Phoenix

We have a passion for making each guest feel like family – hospitality is the ingredient we take pride in using the most! Our handcrafted dishes are only the beginning of the tradition we keep alive at every location – a big part of which is making sure you feel welcomed every time you visit. The Macayo’s tradition involves fresh ingredients, time-tested recipes and a focus on making each guest feel like family.

Macayo's Mexican Food Awards

We have passionately served Mexican cuisine for over 65 years. We take pride in serving fresh, savory dishes that make every guest feel like a part of our family tradition. Because of our focus, Macayo's has been the recipient of many Mexican food awards, and we hope to continue the tradition for years to come!

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Upcoming Events

Macayo’s 70th Anniversary!

This year, we’re celebrating 69 years of bringing Phoenix and Las Vegas handcrafted Mexican food! We have been sharing our family recipes for almost seven decades and we hope to welcome you to our restaurants…

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Macayo’s Salsa Challenge

The competition continues! Throughout the month of February, our Macayo’s Salsa Challenge is back! Our competition will culminate with a Tequila Dinner & Salsa Contest (February 28th at Macayo’s Shea) to test the top 5…

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The 31st Annual My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge

We are very proud as our sponsorship of the My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge will continue this year on March 7th and 8th. Join us for all of the fun at Steele Indian School…

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Macayo’s Chimi Fiesta

Legend has it…one day in 1946, Woody Johnson accidentally dropped a meat-filled burro into a fryer and created what is now a staple of Mexican restaurants across the southwest! Our Macayo’s Chimi Fiesta is our…

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National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day may fall on February 22nd but we will be celebrating all month long! As we sell 450,000 margaritas a year, when it comes to this delicious drink…we are the ones to trust!

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Benefit Nights

Holding a fundraising event for a non-profit? Learn more about our benefit nights, a tasty way to raise money for your organization!

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