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La Sierra Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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800 N Beeline Hwy, Unit A, Payson, AZ 85541-3752
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are more than your fair share of Mexican restaurants in most cities...but La Sierra stands out for service, food quality and taste, and family atmosphere. Hubby and I both had the ground beef tacos, and they were delicious. Stop in and try it.

Thank josephinen515
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming up from Phoenix, I usually turn right in Payson to head up to the rim. I have learned to go straight through the main intersection in Payson to get to this fabulous Mexican restaurant. The table salsa is definately gringo style, so ask for the hot salsa and/or the tomatillo salsa. I had the asada plate, and it was... More 

Thank Doc S
Cave Creek, Arizona
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I left a very positive review while we were having lunch here yesterday. It turns out this was very premature. My wife contracted violent food poisoning from the shredded beef Taco Salad. She ate nothing else the rest of the day and so there is no doubt that was the cause. Caveat Emptor.

1 Thank Odysseusaz
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had good service, good food and great margaritas. Loved their salsa and chips. The price was a good value.

Thank cternst
Payson, Arizona
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Sierra is great food with Mexican Atmosphere. I eat here every time I am in Payson. Love their salsa and Chicken Chimi.

Thank Aprfool2u
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467 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Sierra Mexican is a pretty good Mexican restaurant. We were seated immediately and greeted warmly. The décor is what you would expect with the bright colors associated with Mexico. Our server was very nice and efficient. She took our drink order and then gave us time to look over what is an extensive menu. Chips and salsa were brought... More 

Thank travelertoo2
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is authentic and fantastic. The employees are very friendly and service is fast and efficient. I had the Carne Asada and loved it, they give you the option of corn or flour tortillas. My family had the green Chile bowl which I was able to taste, wonderful flavor, not too hot or mild. Also ordered was the... More 

Thank Kevyn H
Payson, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

There are always plenty of cars parked outside La Sierra. They seat you promptly with a bowl of salsa and chips and are speedy to take your order. Everything Mexican you can think of is on the menu. The place is colorful and well maintained and the servers are friendly. The food comes out quickly so you can eat and... More 

Thank MrMike777
Cave Creek, Arizona
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while our Model S tops up across the street. Good find. World class chili relleno. Wife loved the taco salad. Portions just right - not humongous.

Thank Odysseusaz
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Salsa good Shrimp tuff chicken big chunks not sure done in center. Huevos Rancheros OK at best. Nachos looked good. Chimmi changa looked good. Server friendky. Nice decore

Thank Zondra M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 N Beeline Hwy, Unit A, Payson, AZ 85541-3752
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: 928-468-6711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?