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Tios Mexican Cafe

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401 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-6650
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Delivery
Description: Vegan friendly menu. As seen on TV - Man vs. Food - see video below...
Vegan friendly menu. As seen on TV - Man vs. Food - see video below - Salsa music most Fridays - Wet Burrito Wednesdays - Tios was founded in 1986 in Ann Arbor by Tim and Harriet Seaver. Tios promises that all of our recipes use only the highest quality, best tasting ingredients those good enough to stand alone. We prepare our own beans, meats, guacamole, salad dressings, unique salsas, and enchilada sauce all from scratch. All oils used are low-fat, low-cholesterol pure vegetable oil - no lard, coconut or palm oils. We want you to be as proud to dine with us as we are to serve you.
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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tios Never Disappoints

Though it's a bit of a hole in the wall, Tios has great nachos, good beer, and good Mexican food. It's location is great right on Liberty so it's close to lots of other things to do in town. My only wish is that they could keep the wind from blowing in the door in the winter:)

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
ILoveIreland2011
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Milan, Michigan
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Milan, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Though it's a bit of a hole in the wall, Tios has great nachos, good beer, and good Mexican food. It's location is great right on Liberty so it's close to lots of other things to do in town. My only wish is that they could keep the wind from blowing in the door in the winter:)

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Birmingham, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

the food is horrible. skip this place. great service. its a sign when you are the only one eating their.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The prices are very reasonable and the food was really good. I had the fish tacos and my husband had steak tacos and they were good. (Just coming off vacation at the outer banks and having amazing fish tacos you have to lessen you expectations for up north!) Also, our waitress was extremely helpful and friendly. I'd definitely recommend to... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We've been looking for a great Mexican restaurant in the area and decided to give this a try while friends from out of town were visiting. I wish we would've taken them somewhere else. The service was great - our waiter was amazing. The food was just okay though. My chimichanga was dry. The rice was overcooked, the nachos were... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Best Margarita I have had! I had the classic Margarita, it was beautifully presented and the taste was fresh, and refreshing. Must keep going to experience the many other Margarita options Tios offers!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We took my mother here while she was visiting from Texas. I would agree with her review that most of the food on the menu is more of a Tex-Mex style. Most of us had the authentic tacos and they were very similar to ones I've been served by a friend who was born in Mexico. a beef mixture with... More 

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Fowlerville, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you are in the mood for some Mexican comfort food I highly recommend!!! There is something for EVERYONE! I do not eat meat and have tried several different meals and liked them all. Mexican Pizza is my favorite. The service is good, we had a party of 6 and we were in and out within 45 minutes. The desserts... More 

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San Clemente
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were a large group of 9 and several ordered from the special tequila menu. The waitress returned to the table after several minutes the inform one of us that they didn't have what he had ordered. He reordered. Our drinks took about 10 more minutes to get! Our dinner orders had not yet been taken plus no chips and... More 

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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I was in Arbor for 4 days and ate here 3 times by myself, watching the World Cup. Great margueritas, salads, and service.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My girlfriend and I have been going here since we've know each other - almost three years now. Whenever we want good Mexican we make the 30 minute drive to Tios. The staff is great! And the manager, Jeremy is truly welcoming and gets to know his guests. The food is great! My favorites are the empanadas and queso dip.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: (734) 761-6650

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Vegan friendly menu. As seen on TV - Man vs. Food - see video below - Salsa music most Fridays - Wet Burrito Wednesdays - Tios was founded in 1986 in Ann Arbor by Tim and Harriet Seaver. Tios promises that all of our recipes use only the highest quality, best tasting ingredients those good enough to stand alone. We prepare our own beans, meats, guacamole, salad dressings, unique salsas, and enchilada sauce all from scratch. All oils used are low-fat, low-cholesterol pure vegetable oil - no lard, coconut or palm oils. We want you to be as proud to dine with us as we are to serve you.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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