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Los Nopales

#97 of 1,558 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
+1 520-883-5353
10:30 - 19:30
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 19:30
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food Family run, doesn't look like much but you will enjoy the food. Cheap beer.

Thank gary_oMontreal
Salt Lake City, Utah
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736 reviews
404 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A small and almost hidden restaurant, we were glad we came for dinner. Filled with locals that knew just how good the food is we were definitely impressed by their delicious authentic food. Big portions and small prices. Don't look anywhere else, this is the place to come.

Thank James B
Casper, Wyoming
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Found this little hidden gem close to where we were staying. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is delicious. Best chimichanga I ever had. It has a small setting area but tables turn over because food is delivered in a timely manner. The serving team works together to meet customers needs. We were all happy with... More 

Thank drmueller07
Norman, Oklahoma
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200 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife had the red sauce with beans and rice and corn tortillas and I had the Crisp, which is like a giant Mexican pizza with chicken, the tortilla chips and salsa and everything was very good . Very good Home cooked food. Friendly service, great people. It was excellent! This is indeed a Hidden Gem. Folks when you go... More 

Thank revDB
Riverside, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was not much to look at walking up to it, but when we saw the local fire department picking up take out, we know we were in the right place. Everything looked so good we couldn't decide, so our waiter put together some special tasting plates for us so we could indulge. My family is Mexican and I have... More 

Thank countryriver563
Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Oh my gosh, be sure to try the chili rellenos! We love this restaurant and the people who work and serve in it. You will too. It is small and cozy and very authentic. Don't miss a chance to check it out and find your favorite. We also HIGHLY recommend the :Mexican Pizza" with the Carna Seca! Fantastic!!!

Thank DianeWillsey
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have eaten here now twice, once for lunch and once for dinner and both times were amazing! The prices are good and they have huge variety on the menu. This is a hidden gem on the west side of Tucson!

1 Thank JessieJJaeg
Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is an easy stop over for quick service and a big selection of traditional gringo Mexican food. Plenty of mixed plate options as well as simple taco plates. Plenty of beer to choose from too.

Southold, New York
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Let me begin by saying Los Nopales is locally popular and maybe the food is better than just average, but if you're not enjoying your meal, what's the point? On our only visit there my wife and I were seated, ordered our meal, were served, and were presented the bill - all by unsmiling 'waiters'. We were not offered coffee... More 

1 Thank EasternWillotts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I eat here about once a week. This is a place I take visitors to show them what home made is. You are treated like family.

Thank Larry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-883-5353

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?