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Florence, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Everything was delicious at the Ina Road El Molinito. I had the chicken enchiladas and they were the best I've ever eaten. There was a unique sauce that made the lunch enchiladas even better. This is one of the beat Mexican restaurants in Tucson.

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Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is my first time I've eaten here when it wasn't excellent Mexican cuisine. Normally it's very good and really affordable,. The place is a bit worn out and needs some upgrades, but normally a good meal at good prices, however since opening a new restaurant on Oracle Rd, they've slipped apparently on the existing place. Service was good. The... More

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Marana, Arizona, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went to this restaurant with a good-sized group (10 people). The food was average- good depending on the dish. I had a taco salad which was strangely enough light on the lettuce, so not skimping on the other stuff. Three people in the group ordered chimichangas with extra guacamole. The insides were straight meat and TONS of guacamole. Like, I... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I haven't been here in years but decided to give it another try. Although it is a bit run down appearing I do think this adds a bit to its charm. Service was great; we were attended to by multiple staff members. The food was incredible! I had the ground beef lunch chimi and my friend had the shredded beef.... More

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Growing up in Arizona, I've come to appreciate Sonoran-style Mexican food so much that I've given up trying to find "good" Mexican restaurants outside the state. El Molinito is a perfect example of why. From their awesome salsa to the gooey cheese crisp to the shredded beef chimi, their food is why I head straight there whenever I get the... More

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North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I feel old, but I've eaten at this restaurant for >23 years and still one of my favorites! Molinito's has become quite popular for good reason- the food is incredible and you can rely on your favorite menu items to be there year after year, as well as consistent quality dishes every time. You will never leave 1/2 full and... More

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SE, AZ
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We weren't sure about going here, but wanted to try someplace different. We were so surprised at how great the food was and our server, Luis, was one of the best. The food servings were plentiful and it all tasted so good. The only downside was the noise, but that is really quite normal in a busy restaurant. The food... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Large portions, reasonably priced, family friendly, great service! El Molinito has always been my favorite :)

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

And we come from the land of great New Mexican food! Just fabulous! Definitely authentic. Huge portions and just plain terrific!

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Tucson, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I've been to this restaurant many times over the past few years and the food and service were great. Things have changed my last few visits. The food isn't seemingly as good. We brought some out of town friends to eat there last week and that will be my last visit. The service was horrible and unfriendly. There are plenty... More

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Address: 3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
Phone Number: 520-744-1188
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Cuisine: Mexican

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