Tempe Journals

The Downtown Tempe Dining Guide

A May 2007 trip to Tempe by AmandaLyn

Quote: Lots of places to eat, but which are good? Let's find out.


Restaurant | "Macayo's Depot Cantina"

Macayo's claims to have invented the chimichanga. Maybe they did, maybe they didn't, but they sure serve up a good one. The chimichanga, filled with your choice of beef, chicken, or refried beans, comes served up hot from the kitchen topped with sauce, sour cream, and cheese. While the chimichanga is excellent, the side of rice it comes with is a little bland and uninspiring. Macayo’s also serves other Mexican specialties such as enchiladas and fajitas. All entrées range from $9-$15 each. A margarita makes the perfect beverage to accompany your chimichanga. They are available with or without a souvenir glass. If you bring the glass back you get a discount on your next margarita. They also have the ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 13, 2007

300 S Ash Ave.
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(480) 966-6677