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Eighty-Six Cafe

700 E 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6300
+1 520-586-3169
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average33%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“liver onions” (2 reviews)
“made in house” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
700 E 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here once and food was fresh. . As with many small town local restaurants you must be patient. Service was slow but tolerable and highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NECornhusker_D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are snowbirds and have been coming to Benson for only a few years. The 86 Cafe is a hidden jewel in this food desert. It is on the far east side among a jumble of buildings and businesses. It has never been crowded. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I get to Benson quite often, and usually stop to eat here . The owners and the staff are very accommodating. Excellent Mexican food ! The fish they serve on Fridays is always good. One of my favorites ie their liver & onions. Best I've...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Scott B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Yup, I said "usually". Our experience is just that. Once in a while we'll get something that seems like it was obviously left over, but mostly we like it. The cook/owner is of Mexican so the Mexican food is almost always good. So is the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Daryl S
Reviewed April 21, 2018

While in Benson ate there good food for the money friendly people will go back again..Good food and pleasant people to serve you.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Sandra F
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Good food. Soft Drinks only. Wait staff lathargic. Prices medium. Large selection on menu. Lunch and Dinner only.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank anchorbrak
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Had a nice meal here with a friend, the place is clean, the food is good and the price is reasonable.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank updragonfly56
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Real Mexican with a surprisingly good fish fry on Fridays. They don't overcook the fish...a hard thing to find in Arizona.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Very good Mexican food as well as American cuisine. A nice family run business where the staff and owners are very welcoming. Food prices are very good with many weekly specials.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank BandBB
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We have had several meals here. A few fish dinners on Friday nights and came for lunch as well. The food was okay but nothing special.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 4upnorthjen
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 E 4th St, Benson, AZ 85602-6300
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Benson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-586-3169
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