For nearly 30 years, I have had an office in the neighborhood of El Minuto, and have tried just about everything on the menu. Its all consistently good, and the service cannot be beaten. I especially like the carne seca and their basic salsa, which are as good as anywhere else in town.
Really really bad food and service..
The best part dining here are the frozen Margaritas. The food does not merit the wait, not much different than street fare.
Horrible horrible customer service, the food was cold when it came out and they just recently raised the price of almost everything by $1 - I would pay the price if they had half a clue how to manage and treat their customers. This is my 2nd bad exp. as I gave them a 2nd chance thinking the first time was maybe just a bad day for them. Wrong!!!! I will NEVER eat at this location again - nor will any of our friends or family.
I like it! Happy hour is great.
LOVE their food, mediocre rating due to slow service and when they run out of something, you don't know until you don't get your food.
El Rio Bakery has been a Barrio Hollywood hidden secret to many who do not live on the Westside, but perhaps no more with the deserved attention the Weekly is giving it. Great food (and not only the baked goods) and a great atmosphere. I will never understand why Tania's does so well across the street, when El Rio is so clearly superior.
The mural inside is a must see -- but you can also hang out at a picnic table outside and watch Grande Avenue traffic go by. Sunday's can get crowded from St. Margaret's church-goers across the street, so you may have trouble parking then.
And don't forget the other two great restaurants right on Grande: Maricos Chihuahua and El Sabrosos. Along with El Rio, Grande Avenue has a "Holy Trinity" of fantastic eats.
This is the real deal in spite of the hype of the past decade since "the president" dined here. The food is authentic; fattening and rich in Sonoran style sauces and traditions. The building is but a hole in the wall but it's owners and staff put out flavorful favorites; my personal pick: chicken enchiladas. You'll have a wait if you go at normal mealtimes. My advice: go at an off hour and enjoy!
they got the best Chicharrones on flour tacos in town. The Queso Fundito with extra chorizo and mushrooms while waiting for the tacos is pretty good too.
Then..... their Flan!!!!
Always a delight. Wished they served at the bar though.
Our first couple of times we were impressed and found a new favorite for Mexican food in Tucson. Since the move to the new location we've been there twice and were disappointed each time. Once chips were brought to our table soggy! and I had a Carne Asada steak brought to me raw! Too big too fast?
Been dining here since spouse was on the construction crew at the city park across the street in1994. Great, fabulous holiday tamales available here.
Teresa's is the only decent restaurant in a 5-mile radius from home -- and I eat there weekly. The service is great, the food is well-prepared and the platinum margarita's are delicious. Varied specials are always good. Peak evenings in the winter months can mean a 20-30 minute wait. Fortunately, platinum margaritas are available to help you while away the time.
The place is dirty and now they put anti SB1070 signs up all over the place and are refusing to speak English to customers.
I will never eat they again.
A disappointment. Major problem with portion control. The famous carne seca platter came with a 1/4 - 1/3 pound portion of beef not the 1/2 pound as listed on the menu and the sides have also shrunk. The pozole stew was too much broth.
TBG is one of those people who orders the same thing whenever he's trying a new restaurant. In the case of mexican food, it's always beef tacos in crispy corn tortillas. Along with the world's largest quesadilla and a Sonoran hot dog to die for, today's lunch at Lupita's included "the very best..... by miles...." beef tacos in Tucson.
Leruas is simply one of our Tucson restaurant gems.
Mike and his crew churn out some of the most delicious Mexican food in town.
The restaurant has a long and successful history. Excellent quality, fast and friendly service.
Try a "Hank" or a Carne Asada topopo or chicken taco salad.
Great take out menu selections.
This restaurant should be on your MUST TRY list.
Low quality, yet fairly, cheap Mexican food. Multiple locations. However none are any better than the other.
A hidden gem.
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