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Cocina La Ley

226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
+1 520-287-4555
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp soup” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (25 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
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8:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Seafood, Soups, Latin
226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a craving for fish tacos, so I rode the Goldwing from Tucson down to the border. Oh my goodness, what a treasure! Bright colorful hangout with friendly staff. But the reason that this place is so popular is the food, fresh seafood soup, crispy...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want to experience a local hang out that serves excellent seafood Cocina La Ley is the place. The place is very well hidden, very simple, nestled next to a garage. The food is very fresh and excellent. The menu is basic with Tacos,...More

Thank ArizonaHounds
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Though there are nice clean tables, this restaurant is geared for outstanding take-out. If you call in, by the time you arrive, your meal will be ready for pick up. However, if you just walk in, your order is taken in a flash and ready...More

Thank gringo028
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited on our way home from a visit to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. We'd heard about this small, out of the way establishment from friends in Tubac and wanted to give it a try. Small and unassuming and as as soon as you figure out the...More

Thank WilsyPV
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

You will think you must have made a wrong turn...out of the way, back off the road, very unassuming site....BUT, excellent food and very, very friendly staff and local regular customers. The seafood tacos were excellent...sold by "each". You get the basic item and choose...More

Thank dwlit
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This place offers excellent Mexican dishes in the Nogales, Az area. Their whole menu is organic and all the dishes are very healthy! The customer service is also great. Go ahead and stop by to try one of their delicious variety of tacos or even...More

Thank Nogales C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Wonderful tacos, not what you get in American taco places, but fish or meat or shrimp wrapped in a warm corn tortilla and you get to add the salad and hot sauce. They have about 35 hot sauces depending on how spicy you can take...More

Thank AJCRioRico_AZ
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Just Tacos and Soup. That's the menu. Don't let that fool you. Several varieties of each and all made as you order. Especially yummy!

Thank R S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cocina La Ley is a great lunch place though it can be crowded. The food is excellent but it is not a place to sit and talk with your friends. Too many people waiting for a table, but...the food is excellent, worth waiting for.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Closest to real Mexican Sea Food in Nogales Arizona,, really good! Caldo largos are really good for hangover symthoms!

Thank Tomas L
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Peter Chirpy K
7 September 2017|
Response from ArizonaHounds | Reviewed this property |
I did not see these items on the menu. The restaurant has a website. Most of the meat dishes on the menu are Shredded beef, beef tongue and beef cheeks. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +1 520-287-4555
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