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Modern Margarita

4.0
54 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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  • Vibrant Bar Scene (74)
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About

A festive and lively restaurant, Modern Margarita serves a wide array of party and bar foods. Some items on the menu include burgers, tacos and hotdogs. You can complement these tasty meals with side dishes like French fries, black beans and salads. Modern Margarita also offers small plates to share with friends and family.

Gather with co-workers after work at Modern Margarita. Its happy hour is held everyday from 3 p.m.to 6:30 p.m. and all day Sunday. Along with drink specials, you can also order popular bar foods like chicken wings and nachos during happy hour. Dine indoors or outdoors on the patio on warm-weather days at Modern Margarita.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Regional Mexican
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Hours of operation
Sunday – Monday: 11AM – 10PM
Tuesday - Wednesday: 11AM – 12AM
Thursday-Saturday: 11AM – 1AM


HAPPY HOUR
Monday – Saturday
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Phone number
(602) 795-8111
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mark Dow & Judd Cummings
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Catering
For parties of 15 or more contact nheintz@oldschoolhospitality.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Deer Valley Road between Tatum & 56th Street Exits off the 101
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Parking details
Free on-street parking on High Street, to the east there's a large lot, to the north there's a lot and there are public garages to the south and west.
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Public transit
Valley Metro Bus: Deer Valley Rd & Marriott Dr
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Entertainment
Music, party patio, people watching on High Street in North Phoenix
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Special events & promotions
For parties of 15 or more contact nheintz@oldschoolhospitality.com
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0
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4.1
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
5.0
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HeatherM (Phoenix)
4.0
Dined on December 11, 2015

Love this place. Great ambiance and food. The location is great and it's a great place to go have dinner or sit at the bar and have drinks.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
3.0
Dined on November 20, 2015

We had an early dinner on a Friday night. Happy Hour was still going on, I believe. The food and service was very good, but it was so loud that we had trouble carrying on a conversation.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0
Dined on October 4, 2015

Very cool place. Loved the food and the service
We will definitely be back!

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AzWildcat (Phoenix)
5.0
Dined on September 11, 2015

This is a great place to meet up with friends and have a fun time. The margaritas are the best in town, with the Rustic and Clooney being my favorites. Great service, too. Definitely gem in the neighborhood.

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Cmea (Toronto)
5.0
Dined on August 30, 2015

Love the High Street concept and Modern Margarita. Hopefully they will both survive. We were greeted by a friendly hostess and seated in a spacious booth. The bar, in the Center of the restaurant separates the inside seating from the patio. Doors were open to the patio so it was quite warm inside. This didn't bother me though because I was the only one that wanted to sit outside in my party. Chips and salsa arrived (complimentary) shortly after being seated. We added Queso for an additional charge. Both the salsa and Queso were tasty and went well with the fresh, warm chips. Three of us had tacos, all different and all delicious. Fresh ingredients not always found at other Mexican restaurants. My youngest ordered the quesadilla from the kids menu. Decent portion and only $3.00!! Our server was outstanding, friendly and efficient. I asked about one of the MANY tequilas on the bar and not only did she answer all my questions, she brought me a taste of one very special tequila. Way above and beyond. We were on our
bi-ennial visit to the area and look forward to returning to Modern Margarita on our next visit.

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Wontbebackthere (Phoenix)
1.0
Dined on August 30, 2015

The food was good and drinks ok. We were constantly sweating on the cheap plastic seats or vinyl . The servers were about as perky as grumpy from snow white . Our reservations were not really reservations they were just a point in time for us to show up.

The restaurant had no control over the temperature settings.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
1.0
Dined on August 29, 2015

Had a reservation for a bachelorette party and when we got there they didn't have our reservation anymore as we were a few minutes late so 13 of us had to walk in the rain to a different restaurant. They weren't even apologetic. I will never return nor recommend them, in fact if someone were to tell me they're going there I would talk them out of it. Terrible service, terrible people.

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vipFoodie (Minneapolis)
2.0
Dined on August 29, 2015

Great food and serving staff, loud atmosphere. Hostess staff not super professional or kind. Not big on problem
solving or customer care at the host stand.
Our main issue was we made a reservation, and were told their policy isn't really to actually keep a table Open for any reservation. It's viewed as a "call ahead" and you get put on a list once you showed up. We showed up 5 minutes before our reservation and were told we would have a 30 minute plus wait. I asked why they were on the Open Table program, if they really didn't do a reservations or keep a table Open. They shrugged their shoulders.
Food is good and wait staff was great, they really just need to work out the kinks at the hostess stand or leave the Open Table program, as we have never had an issue with this at another restaurant.

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Awesome (Phoenix)
5.0
Dined on August 22, 2015

What amazing margaritas! There ought to be a limit.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0
Dined on August 19, 2015

Great food... love those grill fish tacos. Margaritas were only OK. Expected better margaritas from a place named modern margaritas...

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