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Los Nopales

#110 of 1,575 Restaurants in Tucson
3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
+1 520-883-5353
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
“cheese crisp” (7 reviews)
“meatball soup” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
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Reviewed 30 October 2010

I ate here twice while on a week-long vacation to Tucson. It is out of the way, on Kinney Road on the west side of the Tucson Mountains. It is just south of Tucson Mountain Park, Old Tucson Studios, the Sonoran Desert Museum, and Saguaro...More

1  Thank ColoTraveler2
Reviewed 24 May 2010

Yes. I'm going to get in line behind everybody else and say that this is the place to go. The food is much better prepared than any of the much better known spots in Tucson. Go for lunch and get the flat enchilada. I opt...More

1  Thank bfotk
Reviewed 20 April 2010

I stopped here after a day in Saguaro National Park. It is a small restaurant without frills but the food was delicious! I recommend the tacos which were perfectly seasoned. In fact some of the best tacos I have ever had! The salsa and chips...More

1  Thank skyeport
Reviewed 22 March 2010

I grew up in Tucson and have eaten at many of the Mexican restaurants. Unfortunately, Los Nopales was one of the last ones I ate at before moving. It is by far the best Mexican food that I have ever eaten, and is totally worth...More

1  Thank Tarjida
Reviewed 24 May 2009

The food is great. The service is wonderful. There is sometimes a line of people waiting to get in ( not too long, but long enough for you to know it's good). And most of all it is somehow just the classic Mexican restaurant my...More

2  Thank OhioIluvaz
Reviewed 22 August 2008

we've been eating there for years before the present owners ran it, and they've made mass improvements from when it first opened. not exactly fine dining but probably some of thee best food i've ever had. i've lived in the area for all of my...More

1  Thank amarlow7
Reviewed 9 May 2007

Our experience was similar to another reviewer's. Upon a late afternoon arrival at our B&B (flight into Phoenix then driving the scenic route via Florence and Casa Grande) we were tired, hungry and stil on east-coast time. So we ventured down to Los Nopales on...More

1  Thank BrentSC
Reviewed 4 January 2007

There's nothing fancy here but the food is great and best of all, reasonably priced. An excellent small restaurant that was empty at 5:00 when we arrived, and packed with a line out the door at 6:00. The service is friendly and upbeat. The menu...More

2  Thank kellykabuki
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Charles T
19 October 2017|
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Response from nationalparkcrazy | Reviewed this property |
I did not see pizza on the menu. This is a Mexican food restaurant so I doubt it. They do have take out though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-883-5353
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