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Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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380 E Main St, Ste A, Midway, UT 84049-6802
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been here multiple times, and regardless of the day or time, our meals are always delicious. The salsa bar is filed with choices from heat to fruit to creamy, just follow the identifiers marking each. We do miss the table service, standing in line to order is not fun. And the place is always cold, regardless of season. However,... More 

Thank RWWUtah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

excellent salsa and chips! the atmosphere is casual, friendly people... food is tasty! Did I mention we love the snowcap margarita on the rocks!

Thank Mindi E
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Free chips & salsa with every meal... casual atmosphere... friendly people... tasty food and AWESOME snowcap margaritas on the rocks. Awesome review! We thank you, Mindi, for sharing! Andrew & Robin More 

Davis, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting here from Northern California and saw that this was the #2 rated restaurant in Midway. Locals in Heber also told us this was a great place to eat. I have to tell you that this is not even close to great Mexican food. The environment is nice and the salsa bar was great but the food itself... More 

1 Thank MDC95618
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a less than perfect experience. We are a local restaurant that is rated #2 because we do a GREAT job 99% of the time. Our locals love us and they are important to us and vice versa. Same with tourists! No one's perfect but we sure try!!! Most of our customers that come from California,... More 

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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at this restaurant a number of sides on both sides of the place and have enjoyed the food and staff. When hubby wanted to take me out I suggested we go there. I love the chips and salsa and wanted to share my favorite foods since it had been so long since he'd been there. When we got... More 

Thank V4044AXstephaniel
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi! We are so sorry that happened to you... getting caught in between cashiers. If you come in and ask for Andrew, and he'll do something very nice for you and your family to make it up to you. All the best, Andrew & Robin More 

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168 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has very good Mexican food in an unlikely location. Most items were very good. I enjoyed the Chlli Relleno. Rice beans and other items are very good and there is a nice dessert menu. The fish tacos were not that good. The fish was heavily breaded and deep fried. As the special it was less than expected.

Thank 47MER47
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for coming in! We are thrilled that you had a good experience and hope to see you again soon. You didn't mention our free salsa bar, so we hope you had a chance to try some of our salsas (more than 2 doz!). Also, we'll remind our servers to ask if you would like your fish fried... More 

El Paso, Texas
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food most items are made from scratch. The service people & the local patrons all very friendly & helpful. They have a large variety of salsas to choose from & homemade tri-colored chips, which they serve free.

Thank Kay6677
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in!!! And Thank you so much for the great review! Please come back and see us again soon. We have a lot of weekend entertainment lined up and daily specials coming soon. We hope you'll be impressed! Don't forget to order your Thanksgiving desserts from our bakery! Andrew & Robin More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing Mexican! Got the chicken fajita and it was delicious and a hearty portion. Also they have a salsa bar with at least 36 kinds of salsa that you can try! Obviously there are bottomless fresh made tortilla chips so you have the chance to try all the salsa you want. Fell in love with the honey chipotle salsa, it... More 

Thank Roxanne B
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Roxanne! Thank you so much for coming in and for taking the time to review us. We are in a small town and our customers count on us to provide a great experience, so we are thrilled that we delivered that to you. I love the honey chipotle too, but I'm dreaming of cilantro cream ;) Please come back... More 

Midway, Utah
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The original owners, who made it the best restaurant around, sold the restaurant. The people who bought it did not keep up the high standards set by the original owners. The food quality and service went way down. It was recently sold again and the food and service have greatly improved. It is almost back to the original fantastic food... More 

Thank 2utahtravelers
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi 2UtahTravelers! Thank you for coming in and for noticing that we are doing our very best to bring the restaurant back up to the quality of the original owners (they were wonderfully authentic!). It's taking us some time to improve everything back to where it once was, but hearing from people like you encourages us to keep on keeping... More 

Draper, Utah
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were out for a drive and stopped for a late lunch. We were pleasantly surprised at the variety of dishes offered and the food was very good. They also have a panaderia (bread store) with Mexican bread and treats. Cold beer and margaritas available.

Thank Geo G
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for coming in!!! We are so happy that you stopped in and had a great experience. And... you found our bakery. Our "bakers" have been with the restaurant for many many years and they are always thrilled with a good review. Come back soon! Andrew & Robin More 

Idaho Falls, Idaho
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Tarahumara Restaurant was unique in ordering and in the dining environment. When my group arrived for their first visit, we thought it was too crowded to stay. There was a line for ordering which was very long, but we noticed others who appeared to be regulars not concerned about the line. The line moved fast and we were seated... More 

Thank Phil S
Robin B, Owner at Tarahumara Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks, Phil! We are so happy that you joined us and had a great experience. It was so nice of you to review us and tell everyone about your experience! We had a crazy busy weekend so we can't tell you how much we appreciate your patience. Busy or not, Andrew or I always try to make it to each... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 E Main St, Ste A, Midway, UT 84049-6802
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Midway
  • Phone Number: 14356543465
Tarahumara Restaurant is an authentic Mexican restaurant that serves fresh food daily. We provide outdoor (seasonal) or indoor seating for our restaurant, cantina and bakery.

Our restaurant has counter service in our restaurant and bakery, and a full wait staff in our Cantina.

Face painting is free for children every Tuesday, and kids are always welcome to draw and have fun! We put lots of crayons on every table in authentic Mexican food cans for the children to use (Please don't confuse these cans for food! They are only decorations that we purchased as a creative way to hold the crayons. Someone actually accused us that they weren't decorations, but we like them and so do our regulars so we're keeping them!).

Our adults-only Cantina offers a full bar as well as a full-menu. We also offer live music in our Cantina, Friday through Sunday.

Come see us for great food, fun, and maybe even a little dancing ;)

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