We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Raul & Theresa's Restaurant

519 W Main St, Avondale, AZ 85323-2518
623-932-1214
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #14 of 111 restaurants in Avondale
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

44 reviews from our community

59% Recommend
    13
    13
    9
    7
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Out here for business, my coworkers took me here twice! It was great! First time, I had the lunch chimi w chicken and pinto beans. That was great! The chicken was tender and tasty. We also had chips and salsa, with a queso and chorizo sauce, and guacamole.... Mmmmmm 2nd time I had the chile relleno... This was sooooo delicious!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Litchfield Park, Arizona
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My family and I had the following: Chimichanga - very bland chicken. Not marinated at all. Some spices but overall needed some flavor. Soft Taquitos (Rolled Tacos) - again the same as above. Tortillas were fine, but the meat lacked marination. Its not tasty. Tacos (Beef) - My son enjoyed them but said he had better elsewhere in Phoenix. Quesadilla... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm City, Florida
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A very relaxed place, plenty of room for large families and child friendly. A good selection of various dishes all very good. They have both spicy and mild foods. I have family in the area and we always make it a point to go there at least once.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denton, Texas
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Our first time at this restaurant. We visited during Cactus League baseball after a game in Goodyear. Excellent food. I had tacos, she had chicken fajitas, both were very, very good. The tacos were much like what I got back in the 50s and 60s: folded tortilla stuffed with beef, then fried, lettuce etc added after. Not the fried shells... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Goodyear, Arizona
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Don't you just feel sorry for any restaurant in the Valley of the Sun, which sells Mexican food? I mean, just look at the competition; sort of like opening a place that sells sand and hoping you'll stand out. But this restaurant does, indeed, stand out. Avondale/Goodyear has and has had its share of good Mexican restaurants. So what's the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vermilion, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We have come here about 5 times in the last 2 years. Portions are large so often we will split an order of fajitas. The best beans and rice we have had vs any other Mexican restaurant. We will be back on our next visit to Phoenix.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Upland, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Heard and read some very good things about Raul and Theresa's. here for a baseball tournament so we went to Raul and Theresa's for dinner. Had three different items from the menu. Chile Verde, Green and Red Burrito and a combo Taco/Enchilada. For such an authentic looking place the three different dishes were very pedestrian at best and not very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We live near to Raul and Theresa's and we have been coming here for over 15 years. The resturant is one of those classic Mexican Restaurants that started as a very small resturant. As there following increased, they added a porch which became a room, then another porch which became a room. Look around and you will see the historical... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I went here for the first time for lunch. The restaurant is open and clean. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. My glass was never without water (which I appreciate). They only had 3 lunch specials, but did have quiet a few dinner specials. I ordered the lunch chimis, which was a small chimichanga served with rice and beans. It... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Don't be fooled by past supporters its not all that here! This restaurant was the only one for years in the far sw valley until the area grew so locals didn't know anything better to compare! I was taking here for years by my parents and I didn't like it as I do the old Garcias on 35th ave or... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Raul & Theresa's Restaurant also viewed

Avondale, Central Arizona
 
Avondale, Central Arizona
Avondale, Central Arizona
 

Been to Raul & Theresa's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Raul & Theresa's Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing