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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
(405) 360-8070
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Ranked #8 of 289 Restaurants in Norman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Boise, Idaho
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very good food and exceptional service. There a shortage of parking, so we parked across the street in the hospital lot. Visited on a Thursday at noon and the place was packed, with a waiting list. Our party of three waited about 20 minutes before being seated. The menu variety and good quality was quite good. I'd visit again and... More

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Coweta, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place came highly recommended by a close friend and regular customer. We came on Sunday and arrived just as the church crowds were coming in. We only had to wait about 10 minutes before we were seated though. The selection at this restaurant is VAST. For me, WAY TOO MANY choices. That being said, perhaps my disappointment stems from... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

In Norman, Oklahoma this is considered to be the BEST Mexican restaurant in town. It was okay but not as good as Texas Tex-Mex (I'm spoiled). However, everyone in town recommends this as "the" place for good Mexican food. The college kids stake out the place on weekends for its food and drink. The burritos are huge and the carne... More

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Noble, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Sometimes the wait to get in is the longest part of eating here. Usually before we have our drink order in we have chips and queso on the table. And before you can start your drink the food is coming out to the table. The food is great, the service is amazing. This is the go to Mexican restaurant in... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is the best!! Super fresh and always great tasting! Service is exceptional! We go once a month at least, very friendly staff and awesome food

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Norman, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away . . . this place used to be good. It is really a shame. The food is very greasy and prepared very quickly. So much to the point that it literally looks thrown onto the plate. Not only has the quality of the food gone down, but the service and... More

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Olathe
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We hosted a business dinner there, and despite a wait of about 15 minutes for 8 of us, once we were seated, it was a great experience. The service was prompt and courteous, and very unobtrusive. The food was delivered in a fair amount of time, it looked good on the plate, and was very tasty. Drinks were kept refilled,... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is consistent with great food. The service is fast and friendly. However, sometimes there is a long wait to be seated because they are very popular. One improvement I would like to see them do is to give one cheese sauce and salsa per person instead of making us share.

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Norman, OK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is more authentic Mexican than most of the TexMex we get around here. The food is always amazing, the staff is always extremely friendly & helpful and the value for the dollar spent is excellent. My only complaint is that they are so popular you usually have to wait - but it's never very long. Definitely worth a try!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I eat here regularly. It feels like I am having dinner with family! I have never had a bad meal here!

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Additional Information about Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

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

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