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Los Compadres Mexican Food

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Encanto
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4414 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-2905
602.265.1162
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner

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  • 17
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Discovered my new favorite Mexican food place

Was in the area and decided to take a chance for lunch. I had been passed this place several times in my travels down 7th avenue, but never went in to see what it was about. From the outside you expect sit down dining with wait staff bringing your food so it was a little difficult to get used to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Electronicwriter
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Phoenix, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Was in the area and decided to take a chance for lunch. I had been passed this place several times in my travels down 7th avenue, but never went in to see what it was about. From the outside you expect sit down dining with wait staff bringing your food so it was a little difficult to get used to... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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170 reviews 170 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a little whole in the wall local joint (from what I can tell) that was in one of our worker's old stomping grounds when he was growing up -- so he showed us the ropes. Nice! It's an order at the window and pay - -then they call your # -- which is fine. The menu was quite... More 

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phoenix, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is an order at the counter place . They call you name / number and you go get you order. The Staff seem angry and stressed . The kitchen area you can see seems dirty and unorganized.When busy it is so LOUD there you have to shout at your own table This place was great 30 years ago. Now... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Friend told us about Los Compadres as we were visiting in area. Glad he did. Menu isn't too extensive but each item group had was well prepared, economically priced and really tasty. Locals coming and going. Always a good sign. Nice combos. Food prepared in a timely manner. Ambience is not it's selling point but we wanted good local good... More 

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Prescorr, AZ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

There is a certain sameness to most Mexican restaurants and this was no different. The menu had a similarity to it. Our food was nothing to scream about but certainly a cut above average. Our server, Jan, was over the top with service, friendliness, and satisfying with wife's quirky requests. Would we go there again? Yes.

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Tucson
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did a little research to find a great Mexican restaurant near us, and we stumbled upon this place. It had great reviews, so we decided to give it a go. The restaurant is actually pretty cute and quaint inside. There's nothing about it that screams "fine dining" but it's a pleasant little place to eat if... More 

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Vancouver BC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is not a fancy restaurant but the food was delicious and the price cannot be best. I would highly recommend this restaurant!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

My wife says best chips and salsa, I say great everything, great service, consistent and quality food, good pricing, and super servers, we have been regulars for 13 years.

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My daughter had the refried beans here when she was 6 mos. old. Although in many ways I am a fresh food addict and farm to table person, this is a restaurant that caters to my childhood tastes of Arizona and I can not skip it when I am in town. Yes, lots of cheese, probably lard in those luscious... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I'm sure the food is good for meat eaters. We're two vegetarians and showed up to this place cos it had great reviews on trip advisor. There are no waiters, you have to go to the counter and order. There seemed to be vegetarian stuff on the menu but then they told me everything was cooked in lard. At least... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4414 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-2905
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighborhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: 602.265.1162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?