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El Molinito

#404 of 1,581 Restaurants in Tucson}
$$ - $$$Mexican,
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
+1 520-744-1188
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The 2nd and last time we will visit. Both times the chips weren't fresh. All of the hot food items were "lukewarm" in temperature. The 1st time our waitress had them remake it & it was warmer but still not very hot. The 2nd time...More

Thank KoriP
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Quick preparation. The green corn tamales with a side of refried beans was all I could have hoped for and the margarita just added to the overall excellence of the meal.

Thank Clayton J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

El Molinito has the best lunch special in town. They also have the BEST refried beans. The service is always great and the food is served hot and delicious every time.

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The carne asada steak is the best...I hail from Texas and have been so disappointed in all the other Mexican restaurants here in Tucson...Super excited to find this place...So far almost everything is excellent!

Thank sasafrass2010
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Best food! Excellent service! Ask for Luis, he's the best waiter ever!!! Never disappoints!! Great for lunch and dinner! Great if small group or large group!!

Thank pmjones1971
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Had chicken topopo day salad, carne seca topopo salad, shredded beef chimichanga. All very delicious. Chips and salsa while waiting both fresh with good flavor. Service very good. Would eat here again.

Thank dana d
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I love Sonoran Mexican food, and enjoyed my meal here. The carne seca chimichanga was good - nice, crispy, and flavorful. The drinks, chips, and service were great as well. Atmosphere leaves a little to be desired, but that's alright. Their fish tacos weren't great,...More

Thank kingshimmers
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Whenever someone mentions Mexican food, El Molinito's is the place that always set the standard in my mind. Unfortunately, the last two visits to this one are enough to change my mind. Now don't get me wrong, the food is still amazing, but the service...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is always a dependable, nice restaurant. Not fancy, but authentic wit great Mexican meals. My friends from Iowa loved the choices they had. Chips and salsa always free and waiters on top of things.

Thank NordicgirlluvsAZ
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Very good chip and salsa, good meal and friendly staff. Wait time is usually short but plan for some waiting. Bar available for wait time. Very enjoyable dining experience.

Thank Ivan J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-1188
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