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All 291 Norman Restaurants

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
Norman, Oklahoma
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Tarahumara's is a great place in Norman to have mexican food. The atmosphere is great, service is exceptional and the food is really good for the price. The portions are huge and a great deal for the price. It is the place to go for Cinco de Mayo. The service is on top of everything.... before you even need to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

When I first started eating here, almost 7 years ago, I'd swear it was the best Mexican food I'd ever eaten. Over time, though, I've noticed that while the service remains pretty good, the food cannot be fresh. I learned this as I began to notice how quickly food would come out. I started timing from the time we placed... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Tarahuma's has the best Mexican food around. Period. Allow time for a wait, but the food is worth it. The only real downside is that it can feel a bit rushed sometimes when it's busy.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Norman. The portions are large and the food is excellent. The restaurant has lots of TV’s for watching games. The service was top notch. Our waiter spot on, we never had to ask for refills or the check. I have eat here several times and really enjoy this place.

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Bristow, Virginia
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403 reviews 403 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 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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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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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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