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La Roca Restaurant

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Calle Elias 91, Nogales 84066, Mexico
+52 631 312 0760
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Rio Rico, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You have to cross into Mexico to visit. We walk across the border as we don't like to drive in Mexico. I suggest going for lunch as we don't feel comfortable at night across the line.

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Thank David G. C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at La Roca Saturday May 13th, 2017. This restaurant has the most gorgeous and colorful atmosphere ever and the history of this place is awesome. Part of this structure was actually a jail many years ago. The service staff and food was exceptional. We ate several items on the menu including the skirt steak which was deliciously prepared! The... More 

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Thank Debra S
Flagstaff, Arizona
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2017

There were three adults and eight teens on a Sunday lunch. The servers were soooo kind and good-natured with our teens. The teens really didn't know what they wanted, and their Spanish was only passable. Plus they were intimidated by the find dining atmosphere. The servers were so gracious and helpful. The huge ice cream desserts were a hit! I... More 

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Thank Carol H
Nogales, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

very good. my clients love it. The Sunday breakfast buffet with music is a great experience for newcomers. A wonderful first step to the new Mexico tourist.

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Thank Linda R
Gladstone, Michigan
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017

We went with the intention to have lunch her on a recommendation, and it was spot on! the service was great and the food really good!! They had a three piece band playing which was very entertaining!! loved it!!

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Thank sassylady1965
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great food, excellent service in a beautiful old setting in old town Nogales Mexico. You will love this place.

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Thank bajaarizonat
Arizona
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a taste of old Nogales. Have you ever had Mexican food? Have you ever been to mexico? No? Then you haven't. Go to Ueta and buy some duty-free whiskey. Then go across the line and make a left. Ask anybody where LA Roca is and they will know. You are within 500 feet from the gate. They have... More 

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Thank DannyDDD
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We had heard about La Roca from someTucson friends. Our friend was here visiting and we decided to give him a Mexico treat. A very nice cab driver took us there.. from the border about a ten minute drive. We were greeted by wonderful waiters and a trio of mariachi players. It was Sunday, so their buffet was featured along... More 

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Thank Tucsonlovers
Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the formal look. The food was great. Mexican dishes were very reasonably priced. Highly recommend.

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Thank dkmeise
Newaygo, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

This restaurant is off the main strip, but well worth the short stroll. The staff was very attentive. The prices were surprisingly reasonable for the ambiance. We had two appetizers - chips and salsa and guacamole. My husband is not a fan of avocados, but he devoured the guacamole. Our entrees were delicious. We will definitely return if we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Elias 91, Nogales 84066, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +52 631 312 0760

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?