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Casa Manana

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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502 S 1st Ave, Corner of Hwy 70 & 191, Safford, AZ 85546-2305
+1 928-428-3170
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their food everything from shredded beef tacos, chicken nuggets, green chili burro, taco salad, hamburgers etc, service was very good. Would eat here again.

Thank dana d
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50 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, a wide choice on the menu though they had run out of fish, good service, recommend the restaurant.

Thank Caroline067
Willcox, Arizona
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times and love the Chicken fajita salad. We went there today and were seated promptly. It was about 1:30 so the lunch crowd was gone. We got chips and water quickly. We waited and waited for our server. A waitress was in and out waiting on a table with a mom and five... More 

Thank TomKat2006
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We make a lot of Mexican food at home so we rarely go out for it. But this is one place I would go out to get Mexican. The staff are friendly. It is a small town so not a high end service place. Don't think there are any in town but this is as good as we have found.... More 

Thank nazcougar
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I love the service I always get when eating here. The staff is friendly, fast and on top of things. The food is something that brings me back to this place time and time again.

Thank Jillian H
Buckeye, Arizona
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Haven't visited this restaurant in 15 years and couldn't wait to eat there again as I passed through town. Gave it a 3 due to the good service, waitress was always there before the drinks were empty, kept our chip basket full, and checked on us often. Food came out fast. Wife ordered a shredded beef burrito and son a... More 

Thank Nap85396
Tucson, Arizona
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529 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Two adults stopped for lunch on a Saturday. There are not a lot of choices in Safford, and this restaurant was recommended by a friend. They were fairly busy but we were greeted and seated right away (tables and booths). Ambiance is casual; family-diner feel with Mexican decor. Our server brought homemade tortilla chips and offered "chunky" salsa, which we... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This restaurant has wonderful Mexican food and the prices are very reasonable. The service is great and the staff is very friendly. We will go back the next time we are going through Safford.

Thank 2lareew
Sandefjord, Norway
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207 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The food here was very tasty and the portions are huge! They could work a bit on presentation though. Some of the dishes looked like a big heap of mush covered with cheese.

Thank Gard R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The service was great! The food was excellent. We always go there when we feel like eating really good food.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?