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Fabulous Smells

This is a must see if you are going south from Tucson on I-19. It's in Tumacacori, AZ. Just a... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Louisville, Kentucky
Fabulous selection

Santa Cruz offers a plethora of spices, jellies, sauces, mixes, candy, books and small houseware... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
Sheri S
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1868 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is a must see if you are going south from Tucson on I-19. It's in Tumacacori, AZ. Just a little south of Tubac, AZ. This is a small place but has a tremendous amount of spices to choose from. We always make an effort...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Santa Cruz offers a plethora of spices, jellies, sauces, mixes, candy, books and small houseware items. A fun and funky place! And the aromas....ahhhhh!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sheri S
Reviewed December 2, 2018

A local landmark locally owned and operated by one of Santa Cruz County's original families, the Santa Cruz Chili and Spice Factory is the perfect place to learn and taste the essence of Santa Cruz County! From chili pastes to jellies, there is plenty to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Santa Cruz Chili & Spice company is a great stop on your way to Nogales, or visiting Tubac or the Tumacacori Mission. It's quaint, includes some fun history from the ranching family that owns it (including fun photos and artifacts), but best of all they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank alamoschica
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I'm a fanatic for spicy foods and this place is chock full of quality salsas, sauces, and seasonings. I always have an absolute blast cooking for my family after stopping here!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

A visit to Tubac is not complete without driving 3-miles south to Tumacacori for a visit at the Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Company. Once you have shopped here for spices, you will find the spice department of your local grocery store to be boring!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robert V
Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Shop is a unique experience. Inside the shop you'll find among the many and varied spices, pictures and memorabilia of long lost days of cowboys and ranching. You can find spices of every variety and unique things to give...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CMPTexas
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a tour of their spice store and production room. Great tour and a good education on spices and how to store them. Very clean and well run. Lots of history here. Good book selection of recipes and history of the local area....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank George B
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Small town friendly. Neighbors and owners love chatting. Enter to strong scent of chili and other spices packaged for sale. They grind and package local chili there. You'll also find many other spices from around the world. Gift shop room has cookbooks, books and little...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank OBD2142
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Stopped off at this place on the way to Tumacacori Mission. The devine smell of spices hits you as you step in the door, there is all sorts of sauces here, once you try them you will be hooked.Good quality sauces with a rustic homemade...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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January 16, 2017|
Response from MarshallGulch |
I have been shopping here for over 20 years. As far as I know and witnessed, all work is done on the property.