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Los Compadres Mexican Food

4414 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-2905 (Encanto)
602.265.1162
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Ranked #647 of 2,565 restaurants in Phoenix
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Encanto
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74% Recommend
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English first
phoenix, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Oakland, California
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

No Service, Styrofoam plates , but very good mexican food. This place come close in taste and quality to Mexico. Tostadas, tamales, tacos, chimichangas & enchiladas. try a Comb plate. Cant say enough good thing about the food. Old World Good

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012 via mobile

Using tripadvisor as a reference, my co-works and I stopped in for dinner on our way through town. After 14 hours in the car, and rave reviews online, we had high expectations. The meal was average at best. No where near the best mexican food or salsa I have ever had. The value was very good but everything else about... More

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