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El SUR Restaurant

) #105 of 1,572 Restaurants in Tucson $ Mexican, , Latin
5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
+1 520-748-1032
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always gotten good food here. Every mexican restaurant serves "their version" of authentic mexican food. I have had better. I have had worse. The staff has always been friendly and efficient, the food has always been fast to get to the table and piping...More

Thank iflyppginaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Tucson I had to try the Chimichanga. The chimichanga was good, but nothing memorable. I tried the guacamole and not very flavorful. All in all, a little disappointed with this visit.

Thank LemonDropKid1999
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Tucson over 40 years, traveled throughout Mexico for weekends and months at a time and have eaten in dozens of Mexican restaurants, also throughout Arizona and other states. We went to El Sur partly based on the praiseworthy reviews. We were misled....More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Got the Chile Rellenos, the wife got the Carnitas. The sauce served on the Rellenos is now red where it used to be brown, but still tastes great! The wife was quite happy with the tomatillo based sauce on the carnitas she really liked the...More

Thank Randolph F
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went at dinner time, service was quick, all 3 of us were delighted with our meal choices. Quesadillas with steak were excellent, salsa with chips was good, guacamole seemed skimpy for a $3.50 portion (but it was tasty). 32.00 for dinner for 3 with 1...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Try one of the grilled free jalapeños tasty and hot. Enjoy the salsa and chips. Today's special $2.00 ceviche tostadas which were tasty. The beans and rice are like my wife's mother used to make and look forward too. I enjoyed the chorizo and eggs...More

1  Thank azcheesefan
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was our first trip here and our last. The noise level was way too high. The floors, walls, tables, etc. were all hard surfaces and the resultant sound felt chaotic. We went there on a Saturday afternoon around 3PM thinking it wouldn't be too...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had beef fajitas and beef enchilladas. Both meals were excellent. Rest was packed and loud, but still fun. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for dinner. The place was packed and for good reason. The prices are good , service fast and quality very good.

1  Thank rjajthrb
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had shrimp fajitas hand shrimp rancheros. Both were excellent. Both world ending authentic. Hot sauce was excellent.

Thank Bruce P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-748-1032
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