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Los Nopales

3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
+1 520-883-5353
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“cheese crisp” (10 reviews)
“fried beef” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713-5504
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

I'm not sure why people drive way out here to eat. Maybe there's a different cook at other times of the day than mid-afternoon during a summer weekday? I had two stacked chicken enchiladas; I asked for the green sauce instead of the usual red....More

Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Found this place on TripAdvisor. I lived in Tucson for a couple of years and always found the best Mexican at little dives. This place had good reviews and looked authentic...Except for the Italian drapes. Not bad but fairly disappointing given our hopes. Chips were...More

1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What a find! Not much near the Desert Museum so we were really pleased to find this place. The soups are wonderful as well as the chille rellanos. Every thing is home cooked and lots of local "snow birds" seem to frequent this place. The...More

Thank nationalparkcrazy
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by Los Nopales for lunch between visits to the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum and Sweetwater Wetlands. This cozy restaurant offered so much yumminess in affordable and tasteful meals. We got the machaca (dried beef) chimichanga without sauce and it was very good, the red...More

Thank stazandgazer
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I always try to check Yelp when I'm in an unfamiliar area. This was one of those times. Near the Desert Museum but did not want to pay the food prices at the facility. There were 8 of us and we agreed the Mexican sounded...More

Thank kaygeef
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Mostly the usual fare for me, nothing exceptional, but my husband loved his enchiladas. NIce folks and fast service.

Thank debra s
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here about 3:00 after our visit to Old Tucson. It was fairly quiet which was nice. Yesterday we saw that it had been busier in the early evening. They had a great selection on the menu. The service was great. I had the...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Simple restaurant with great food and service. Waitress was helpful explaining some of their dishes. Very clean. I will be back!

Thank Aybrogan
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Found this great restaurant purely by accident on a Thursday afternoon about 5 pm. It was PACKED with happy customers and LOTS of people standing while waiting for a table or to-go order. We had some of the best Mexican food we've had for some...More

1  Thank Wendalyn S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This small, colorful restaurant was a great find. Food was delicious and staff was friendly. Out of the way, but worth going!

Thank Kimbolina55
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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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