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La Cabana

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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840 N Grand Ave Ste 12, Nogales, AZ 85621-2249
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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Horrible service, very expensive. My boyfriend, his daughter and I ate chilies rellenos, tacos and 5 beers, plus guacamole and a quesadilla. Total bill $82.00. Totally screwed us. Never again, and she forgot our flan to go!!!!

Thank Veronica D
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

On a road trip through Arizona. I'm Mexican, from California. I figured being on the border with Sonora, we were sure to find good Mexican food. Not the case. This place has horrible service (our waitress barely spoke to us and seemed annoyed we were in there) the restaurant is super dirty (dirt all over the floors, repulsive bathrooms) ,... More 

Thank bikerider86
Green Valley, Arizona
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

On the advice of other reviewers we found our way to La Cabana. Not crowded at lunch, about 10 people during the Friday noon hour we were there. Yet judging by the large amount of fresh produce (tons of tomatoes) arriving, the Dinner hour might be the best bet. I say this because while I liked my Rellenos, my wife... More 

Thank Del B
Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

3rd visit in two months and once again I was impressed. Margaritas excellent. Attentive staff (3-4 employees). Family run. This border restaurant has not forgotten their culture & recipes. Food was excellent (tamales, rellenos, guacamole). Nothing "commercial" about this restaurant. The service, food quality and concentration on the culture by what appears to be a small family run business was... More 

Thank KJackb
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

My wife had their tostado lunch. She felt it was very good and warmer than some we have had. I had my standard Tamale & Chili Rellano plate .it was good but it is the first time I have had a Rellano with out it being seeded! So hot was the word. It was tasty. Sadly enough the Tamale was... More 

Thank OregonTnC
Nogales, Arizona, United States
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

THEE FRESHEST, MOST DELICIOUS NATURAL HOMEMADE SALSA EVER!!! Not only was the food good but the staff was delightful. Not only do you leave with a full and satisfied belly you come back for more with warm hospitality. Just make sure certain chefs are there for the best experience. This is a review from visiting there in 2010.

1 Thank Jhason B
Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went for dinner - had tamales and they were very good - salsa was good - service was good but we needed a translator on some things.

Thank Bill R
Nogales, Arizona
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of my favorite local spots for lunch. They have several combo choices so you taste a little bit of everything. The salsa is a bit spicy and they serve it with Mexican limes so you can cool the heat. On my most recent visit, the owner let me know they had just made the tamales. It was... More 

Thank TerriNewlon
Nogales, Arizona
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I grew up eating Carne con Chile here and it's delicious. Unfortunately though, when I came back recently, I came back knowing of some food sensitivities to flour and they use it in their sauce (the last time I checked) so make sure to ask. Last time I went I had steak and shrimp and also the tamales.

Thank Daniel W
Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I always say, "If the beans and tortillas are great, everything else will be good, too". La Cabaña not only has the tastiest and greatest variety of authentic Mexican food, but you can eat it acconpanied with a beer or Margarita. This is the real way to eat Mexican food.

Thank Anne D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 N Grand Ave Ste 12, Nogales, AZ 85621-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: 520-287-8208

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