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La Olla Mexican Cafe

8553 North Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
520-579-0950
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food quality is excellent. Service is friendly. All at a great price. Well worth the drive. Margaritas are wonderful and they even have a happy hour.

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Kensington, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We went for a late lunch on New Years Eve. My family loves Mexican food and were more than pleased. My kids devoured their meals (chicken enchilada & bean burrito), and raved about the refrieds. The carnitas were awesome and I loved the calabacitas. Service fast and friendly. House marks were great. I highly recommend.

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Rochester, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We tried La Olla Mexican Cafe for lunch, and were very pleased with the results. My husband had the stacked enchiladas, I ordered the La Olla specialty wrap (with steak, mushrooms, avocado, lime and more) at the recommendation of the server. The plates come out REALLY hot but it is wonderful because there is nothing worse than cold mex food.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We read a bunch of reviews and thought this would be a great place to try out. We live in Washington state & teavel through here regularly. The "authentic Sonoran food" is what hooked me. WRONG!!! The enchilada sauce was from a can...maybe spiced up a little. The rice is something you'd get out of a box. The black chorizo... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

May be a little out of the way by old Tucson standards as it is located in the Northwest area, Marana, Az. a couple of miles past City limits but en route to Dove Mtn. and Accenture Golf Tournament which brought some attention to this family establishment in a new strip mall Located on N. Silverbell Rd. just before Twin... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Some good food, bad customer service and ugly raw bacon! We have been here 3 times. First time was for dinner and it was great! The second time was for lunch and it was just okay. Our waitress was pushy and food was just not as good. We went again for dinner with my parents. I got one of the... More 

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Tucson
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146 reviews 146 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visit La Olla for dinner often and we are never disappointed. The food is very good and the service is always good as well. I definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for good Mexican food in NW Tucson.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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105 reviews 105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had dinner here last night with my husband, I had bought a Living Social Deal and was anxious to give this place a try. Well I was very pleased! The place is very small but has good décor and charm. Ordered 2 of the house Margaritas and they were excellent. Chips and salsa were brought to the table and the... More 

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Tucson
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

First time I ate there I ordered the hot dog wrapped in bacon. It made me violently I'll that day and I will never return or recommend

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I am so happy to find this gem on the NW side. Something for everyone. Fresh and made to order. Great margaritas too! Make sure you order the calabacitas on the side. You won't be sorry. We will go back again and again. My mouth waters just thinking about it.

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Address: 8553 North Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Phone Number: 520-579-0950
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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