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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
(405) 360-8070
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Ranked #6 of 291 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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English first
Bristow, Virginia
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398 reviews 398 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wow...great Tex Mex a friend met us here on Saturday night. Busy place with a wait. Only seating is outside but with heat. They get you in and out. Fantastic service! Huge portions. Got a chicken burrito that was gigantic. Rice and beans were good. Chips were thick..not my personal liking. Salsa was just ok.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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88 reviews 88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I kept hearing how the best Mexican food in Norman was at Tarahumara's. I was entertaining a business colleague who wanted Mexican so we went there for lunch. I knew we would have to wait, which was about 10 minutes (at 12:30). We were seated near the entrance so it was always busy there. There was also a strolling musician... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food at Tarahumara's is always excellent. The carne asada tacos are incredible. The service is good and the owner regularly walks around greeting customers. It is very popular so most of the time there is a wait.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took a large group of people to lunch at Tarahumara's to celebrate my son's 20th birthday. The food was great, the service was excellent, the margaritas were excellent and my son was give a yummy desert for his birthday. I would definitely go back.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have visited here as a family and a couple. We have found it is usually hard to get in around typical eating times so you need to plan for a 20-40 min. wait if you are going during those times. The service is really hit or miss. You will notice the regulars will get preferred attention. The food is... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We eat here all of the time. The service is incredibly fast and the food is always good. From their nachos to tamales it is all excellent. Very clean. The wait to get in can be a little long, but it is worth it.

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The best mexican food and the friendliest people in Norman! Great Margaritas and drinks too! The outside patio are for waiting guests is great!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I really enjoy this restaurant. The great thing about Tarahumara's is their consistency. Their food is great, service is the best and their beers are always cold. if your looking for a great place to eat lunch or dinner this is the spot to get it. Worth the drive from OKC!

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Not only is Tarahumara's the cleanest restaurant, you can also watch what is going on in the kitchen while you dine via closed circuit tv. The staff is very efficient and friendly. The food potions are generous and service is swift. Your condiments are always kept filled and you basically never have to ask for anything. The food is wonderful... More 

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Jenks, OK
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Excellent restaurant, amazing fast service, great food and a delightful atmosphere. One of my favorite places in Norman to eat Mexican food.

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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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