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Tios Mexican Cafe

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401 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2296
+1 734-761-6650
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here with American Friends. They serve typical Mexican food. Good quality, a lot of options, nothing very special or unusual. You get good food at reasonable price, so if you love Tacos, Fajitas and all that stuff it is worth visiting.

Thank stefan91088
Valparaiso, Indiana
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ate here with friends. Our Sons tried the Mt. Nachismo, and enjoyed it but didn't finish it. The place had good food and a nice atmosphere. I enjoyed the visit.

Thank Stephanie S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ordered a variety of Mexican food and do not regret going like that- it was delicious! Also, the Mexican beer and tequila were excellent, too!

Thank AJ095
Garden City, Michigan
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The service was excellent! The prices were on point for AnnArbor. The jalapeño salsa was great! We will go back.

Thank Mike B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I enjoyed a great authentic Mexican meal at Tios last evening. The staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank chadj0hns0n
Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The wife and I love to visit this place everytime we go to Ann Arbor for a trip. The drinks are fantastic as are the bartenders. Have not really had much to eat, but the chips and dips are great! Always busy, we generally sit at the bar and drink. Good selection of drinks and tequila. Not a big place,... More 

Thank tikidudley
Dexter, MI
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My daughter loves this place, so I'm there every once in a while. Tios used to be a hole in the wall place on Huron, but they went a bit upscale when they moved to their Liberty location. The food is OK, but nothing to write home about. It's above fast food but basically is still Americanize Mexican. Other Mexican... More 

Thank Joe S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Had a date for lunch, we were in the mood for Mexican and wondered why we have never gone to Tios. Seems like our friends all have been and nobody had anything bad to say. The restaurant had about four tables filled at 1pm on a Wednesday. Minor red flag being in a great downtown location. I ordered three tacos... More 

Thank Amge55
Adrian, Michigan
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Met a friend of mine here for dinner one night and we both enjoyed their fish tacos. Service was good and we also had some margaritas. Their chips and salsa is also delicious and appreciated. Overall, a very delicious meal. I will definitely be back again.

Thank businessgirl24
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I came here for a quick bite at the bar, and got an amazing combo that came with an empaña, stuffed rilano pepper (the best part of the dish!) and vegetables. Would definitely recommend that one. Brandon at the bar gave friendly service despite me being sleepy!

Thank TAAndrewM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2296
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-761-6650
Vegan friendly menu. As seen on TV - Man vs. Food - see video below - Salsa music most Fridays - Wet Burrito Wednesdays - Tios was founded in 1986 in Ann Arbor by Tim and Harriet Seaver. Tios promises that all of our recipes use only the highest quality, best tasting ingredients those good enough to stand alone. We prepare our own beans, meats, guacamole, salad dressings, unique salsas, and enchilada sauce all from scratch. All oils used are low-fat, low-cholesterol pure vegetable oil - no lard, coconut or palm oils. We want you to be as proud to dine with us as we are to serve you.

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