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Tag: Moctezuma’s Gig Harbor

July
11th

First bite restaurant report: Moctezuma’s in Gig Harbor

Mexico City tacos come with chicken and grilled pineapple.

Don’t think of the newly opened Moctezuma’s in Gig Harbor as the typical family Mexican restaurant complete with a mariachi soundtrack and chips and salsa served by the bucket.

Think of Moctezuma’s as a restaurant with contemporary flavor. It’s approachable, but sophisticated. Read more »

July
2nd

Now open: Moctezuma’s in Gig Harbor

Moctezuma’s reopened today in Gig Harbor at its new home in the old Harbor Monsoon restaurant. Expect to find a stylish Mexican restaurant with a the same menu as before, only with contemporary touches, said operations manager Bernie Garcia when I last spoke with him about his newly renovated restaurant. Read more »

April
3rd

Moctezuma’s in Gig Harbor looks at late-spring opening

After losing its 18-year home several months ago to a building remodel, Moctezuma’s is set to open its new Gig Harbor Mexican restaurant later this spring. Operations manager Bernie Garcia, son of founder Arturo Garcia, who opened the first Moctezuma’s on South Tacoma Way in 1978, said progress on the Gig Harbor location has been slowed by permitting issues. Moctezuma’s new location will be just across the street from its previous location next to Safeway. Read more »