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“Eat Where The Locals Do!”
Review of El SUR Restaurant

El SUR Restaurant
Ranked #88 of 2,121 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Authentic Mexican! Guacamole excellent. Tortilla Soup is chicken based and very tasty. The 22 oz bowl will fill you up! Chili Rellano was the best I’ve had. Try it with the Salsa Verde. Also try the extra sautéed onions but take the seeds out of the roasted chili’s. They’re hot! Very modestly priced too!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome restaurant with great Mexican food. Two locations and great prices. Excellent service. They are accommodating to each diners needs. You will love this family owned business.

1  Thank Libby G
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

El Sur is centrally located, has a solid menu with all the favorites. Quality and quantity of food is excellent. The staff is friendly and service is quick. Best part, the prices are amazing! This is definitely the most reasonably priced Mexican food in the Tucson area outside of fast food. Good happy hour prices but only downside...margaritas did seem a little weak.

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1  Thank CindyLu8
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Been to a few places around Tucson, but I always end up back at El Sur. They have authentic Mexican food, not Tex-Mex or New Mexican style food.... This is the genuine stuff here. I have had several of the items on their menu, but I love the carnita (pork) chimichanga with their green sauce. It's the BEST! And when I feel really radical, I'll order the same with half green sauce and half red. They have any kind of filling you want; chicken, pork, beef, etc. I also especially like the fact that after your meal is delivered to the table, someone will come around and offer you roasted jalapeños and grilled onions, as many as you like. Mmmmm! Getting hungry thinking about it. Not hard on the pocketbook and plenty to eat. Service staff and management always very friendly and super efficient. (They've always taken our orders without writing anything down, on tables as large as 12 people - - incredible!)

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1  Thank CMPTexas
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The best Mexican food you will find outside of grandma's kitchen. Factor in the low prices and this is a place you can't afford to miss.

1  Thank dave d
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