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Real Azteca

1013 E. 163rd St., The Bronx, NY, 10459
nr. Simpson St.
718-860-1566

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9
Food: 10
Service: 9
Décor: 5
"Highly Recommended"

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Incredible tortillas

By stumpykid on 4/16/2010

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Some of the best tortillas I've ever had. Thick and flavorful, almost a missing link between a run of the mill tortilla and a pupusa. I would recommend ordering a few tacos each and a quesadilla to share. The tortas are also great. If you ever find yourself in this part of the Bronx, make sure you stop by for lunch.

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75 out of 135 people found this review helpful.

Better than Mexico

By giorgionadi on 2/10/2011

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 1
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been eating pozole all my life and this is by far the best pork stock that I have ever had. Spicy, rich, and perfectly seasoned. Plus if you sit at the counter and run out of "gravy" as the ladies call the soup broth, they will gladly ladle some more fiery goodness into your bowl. Only caveat. Better bring your Spanish-speaking friend if you want to eat here..or just know how to pronounce " PO-SO-LAY " A very special place. Worth a trip to the Bronx.

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52 out of 108 people found this review helpful.

One of the best

By ryzyst on 10/22/2012

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

If you're looking for low cost, tasy Mexican food (no pomegranate margaritas here) this is the best I've had in New York. Quesadillas are made with freshly made, hand-pressed tortillas. Their salsas are fantastic. Ask for the chile de arbol. If they have any around it's a rare treat - an oily red spicy salsa. The soups and caldos all have rich broths, especially the birria and pozole. If you have an appetite skip the tacos, tortas, etc. and ask for one of the daily specials. The owners are from Michoacan, as opposed to Puebla, where over 90% of Mexicans in new York are from, thus the food is different than most neighborhood spots in New York. Only draw back is that service is sometimes slow and the music in the dining room can get loud at times.

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43 out of 85 people found this review helpful.

i love you real azteca!

By ramiromeza on 2/9/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

i love the food its really good. the chilaquiles, the tostadas, and that pozole woo hooo you gotta try it. oh and the service is good and you can watch them making your food.

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