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Casa Manana

€€ - €€€Mexican,
502 S 1st Ave, Corner of Hwy 70 & 191, Safford, AZ 85546-2305
+1 928-428-3170
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
502 S 1st Ave, Corner of Hwy 70 & 191, Safford, AZ 85546-2305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect, food was great,huge, delicious tortillas and chips. The service of the waitress was insuperable!

Thank Santiago G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here while staying in town. Never - I repeat - never again. The service was ok, but we felt rushed the entire time we were here. I ordered a special chimi - but got - well who knows what it was, but definitely...More

Thank Jerry J
TheCasaManana, Owner at Casa Manana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Please accept my sincerest apologies. We pride ourselves on freshly made food and fast friendly service. I wish you would have brought this to my attention so I could have corrected it before you left. Before you leave town, please call or email me so...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

I was a walk-in customer on a weekday. Salsa offered with chips were good, especially the hotter of the two. I ordered on of the specials, which was prepared and served quickly. Simple filling meal for under $10.00.

Thank 1LtNSW
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited Casa Manana after a spa day in Safford. Staff is wonderful and we ate lots of chips, homemade salsa along with huge portions. Great family and friends restaurant.

Thank Blondedawg
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We love this restaurant. There are several restaurants in town that are authentic Mexican food that we love. This one is more Tex-Mex. The wait staff is always very alert to our needs and most of the time they will let you pick the table...More

Thank Fastmach B
TheCasaManana, Owner at Casa Manana, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We're very fond of the original part of this historic restaurant. The additions over time have made it a lot easier to fit large families and parties of all kinds. We love seeing families together enjoying great food.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Seems like they are cutting corners on the quality of food. Canned green chili and canned chicken. The fajita chicken salad used to be my favorite but now they don't put very much chicken on it. I hope they can step up their game again.More

Thank Bruce B
TheCasaManana, Owner at Casa Manana, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. We only use fire roasted Hatch green chili and fresh chicken marinated with our house fajita seasonings overnight. Our Chicken Fajita Salads are a huge hit because of the 1/2 pound of chicken on each salad. Our...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Casa Manana is a go to local Mexican food restaurant. The food and service are always reliably good. The cheese enchiladas have been a family favorite for years. We have never been disappointed with a meal at Casa Manana.

Thank 413gailj
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food my favorite is the Hawian tacos and the chimichangas. Service was quick and friendly. Restaurant was clean

Thank Dian D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Casa Manana is by far our favorite restaurant in town. The service is attentive, courteous, and professional. The food is consistently great. They offer two kinds of chips (corn and flour tortilla) and two kinds of salsa (regular and chunky). During the summer they have...More

Thank mshragland
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant from the reviews, oh my, have these reviewers ever eaten real Mexican food! Our expectations were to sit down to real Mexican food not a non Mexican version. The beef in my tacos had absolutely no seasoning, not even salt and...More

Thank Sassysas1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 S 1st Ave, Corner of Hwy 70 & 191, Safford, AZ 85546-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Safford
  • Phone Number: +1 928-428-3170
  • E-mail
Since 1951, Casa Manana is The Gila Valley's oldest Landmark Mexican restaurant serving many generations of families & friends. Our founders, "Gabby" & Emma Gabaldon began using family recipes & creating some of her very own. With a humble beginning in the original red brick house, guests couldn't get enough of of their food. Many additions were made to accommodate the many families that passed on the "Casa Crave" to the next generation. Original cast iron skillets used to make the green chili meat are still used today. The famous beef is still slowly cooked all night long using only a few ingredients and then hand-shredded. From freshly smashed avocados for the guacamole, award winning salsa to dip the addictive mixture of corn and flour chips. You are sure to discover your favorite dish when you stop in. The Casa family is waiting for you.
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