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Nico's Mexican Food

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541 W 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6502
520-586-2298
Today
6:00 am - 9:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:30 am

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Another so-so

It's a hole in the wall and you will miss it if you blink. Good freshly made Mexican but kind of bland. The locals know it and it's good for a quick stop but not a true 'restaurant'...a few chairs and tables but more like take out. No wait staff just the cook and the guy who takes your... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2013
ILRebel
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Nicos food is not great, but they offer large portions and superb salsa. The green is especially nice. I always enjoy their burritos and tacos. Always a good value. Nicos has stores in Tucson as well. This is not "gourmet" Mexican, but filll you up food that is consistently good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

It's a hole in the wall and you will miss it if you blink. Good freshly made Mexican but kind of bland. The locals know it and it's good for a quick stop but not a true 'restaurant'...a few chairs and tables but more like take out. No wait staff just the cook and the guy who takes your order...it's... More 

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Benson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

There are plenty of other options for Mexican food in Benson, some only a block away. I love little hole-in-the wall places but not this one. Service was not friendly or helpful. Prices are too high for what you get and the quality of my burrito was so poor that I threw most of it away.

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Benson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

A quick run in place that was OK but not great. Not a place I would choose to go to on a regular basis.

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Benson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Some people I know like this place, so I tried it with my husband. You will be served on a paper place and plastic silverware, the enchilada was so tough I could not eat it or cut it for that matter. You do not get salsa and chips, The sauce is tasteless. After leaving my food, we went to another... More 

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Wrightstown, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Just as the title says. Nico's is average quality, had an upset stomach 30 minutes after eating here. Better options than Taco Bell obviously however, there is a better option for Mexican food down the road.

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Benson, AZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This Mexican food restaurant is of average quality. You order and pick up your food at the counter. Portion sizes are not huge but neither are the prices. Service is pretty fast. You won't be amazed but you won't be disappointed.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Beans made with too much lard or something -- honestly they tasted like old fish. We only ate here because on Easter in Benson it is the only thing open besides the Walmart. Next time we make the other choice....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Great quality. Order at window inside. Don't miss this one!

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Additional Information about Nico's Mexican Food

Address: 541 W 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6502
Phone Number: 520-586-2298
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Benson
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Monday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 541 W 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6502
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Benson
  • Phone Number: 520-586-2298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Monday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday
6:00 am - 9:30 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:30 am

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