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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

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702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
(405) 360-8070
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 140
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very fast service, and good food. Friendly people.

5 star ! good food, great service, and faster than most. No secretes in their kitchen, they show them working on your meal on closed circuit tv's around the cafe. We eat there at least once a month, and enjoy it very much.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Patty M
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Norman, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Norman, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

5 star ! good food, great service, and faster than most. No secretes in their kitchen, they show them working on your meal on closed circuit tv's around the cafe. We eat there at least once a month, and enjoy it very much.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The food was awesome. If you're a hot-wuss be careful. If you prefer corn tortillas on tacos or such, specify. The cheese dip is good, the food is good, and it was extremely fast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our son goes to OU and this was our 2nd visit to Tarahumara's. It's not far from campus and both times the food has been very good! The service was friendly and the food was tasty and fast!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Tarahumara's never disappoints and it is definitely worth the wait. The food is always super yummy and the margaritas are the best around!

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Norman, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I always love coming to Tarahumara's! As a resident of Norman and a recurring guest, I never have to worry about the service or the quality of the food. The staff and kitchen are always spot on. If you're visiting on a weekend evening be prepared for a small wait, but don't worry too much because the patio is the... More 

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Springfield, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We live several hours from Norman, but love to visit for various reasons. (Go Sooners!!!) I don't know how we first discovered Tarahumara's, but since the first time we ate there, we will not go to Norman without eating at Tarahumara's. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is excellent. Every time we go there, we tell them how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My family of 4 has been coming here for years. Usually at lunch after church on Sunday (but other occasions as well). There are cameras in the kitchen which are video streamed into the dining room so it's obviously clean. This place is almost always busy but the food always comes out quickly and hot. Exceptionally good flavor on everything... More 

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Although they have good Tex-Mex food, Tarahumara's traditional Mexican food is excellent! You can try anything on the menu and it is good. I love the rellenos stuffed with just about anything they offer. Tortillas(corn and flour),salsas, queso, special hot and spicy salsas should all be consumed. It is small but service is always fast. The food is always prepared... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Although the restaurant is small and the lines are long, you won't have a long wait time, because this place is well-known for fast service! Well staffed and organized, seldom will your drink go empty or your chips run out. Some of the best Mexican food you will ever eat. I have only had one bad experience and that was... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I had heard about this restaurant for several years, and finally experienced it today for lunch. Decor was bright and cheery and waiters provided excellent and friendly service. Food was fresh, and this place has one of the largest menu selections I have ever seen. Prices were comparable to other local Mexican restaurants. Restroom was very clean. My only complaint... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: (405) 360-8070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?