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Casa Rivera's Taco Express

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1975 W American Ave, Oracle, AZ 85623-6006
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Best hash browns ever. Generous portions. My husband said his enchiladas were the best he had ever had. Breakfast served until 2. Closed on Sat. Open on Sunday. Cash only.

Thank Sarah G
New York
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a low key but excellent Mexican restaurant with delicious tacos, burritos and other inexpensive dishes. We were there for lunch and loved all the food. It was very good value, and a great experience all around. It doesn't look like much when you pull off the road, but its is definitely worth a stop!

Thank Familyof4nyc
Oracle, Arizona
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

You have got to be kidding. The chile rellanos were like Fried eggs with chilis. Beans were watery. Given them several tries and that's it.....they're out!! They give big portions, but not good Mexican Food. The place is run down and old. And they don't take credit cards.

Thank Nini F
Auburn, Washington
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317 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We didn't know what to expect when we drove up and then walked in this small restaurant. We went with friends who know the owners...very friendly people. They promptly brought chips and delicious salsa and our drinks. We made it before the breakfast cutoff time so all four of us ordered breakfast. Their 3 egg omelet with sausage was delicious... More 

Thank Ellen4719
Oracle, Arizona
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Lots of history here, and good food. Great and friendly service. If you want a drink its BYOB basically 1 serving per person. Salsa is good and flavorful along with the rest. It is basically a hole in the wall, but sometimes those are the best places. Cash only!!

Thank Ann S
Chandler, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

The food is good and in my gringo opinion, authentic Mexican food. Chris was our server as well as the server for everyone in the restaurant and saw to our every need! Don't miss this quaint experience.

Thank Karen M
Tucson, Arizona
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm always in search of the best tacos. Casa Rivera's is at the top of my list of Bests. My first chicken taco there just blew me away. The chicken has a roasted flavor, it's moist, and loaded with flavor. Even the lettuce was outstanding! I never thought much about levels of lettuce ...but the lettuce stood out! Cold, crisp,... More 

Thank JKaySpokane
La Center, Washington
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fish tacos at Casa Riveria was recommended to us. So on Wednesday we drove 10 miles north to Oracle to give them a try, only to find out that fish tacos are only served on Friday's. So we ordered shredded beef and pork instead to go. It took longer than I would have expected for 4 tacos, but they were... More 

Thank SeaShellSunSand
Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

If you want a real Mexican experience which is dirty and small and tough cuts of beef this is the place for you. I thought I was in a third world country when I walked in the door. What a dump. I wonder if the health department has ever gone thru this place. Food was bland as well. Pass this... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Five of us were driving thru Oracle after hiking and decided to stop for lunch. Outside was not much to look at and the restroom was outside but we were hungry so we took a chance. WOW is all I can say...The service was very good, prices very reasonable, food arrived quickly and all of our food was great! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1975 W American Ave, Oracle, AZ 85623-6006
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oracle
  • Phone Number: 520-896-3747

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