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La Bocanita

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1185 Circulo Mercado, Rio Rico, AZ 85648-6247
+1 520-281-0249
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1185 Circulo Mercado, Rio Rico, AZ 85648-6247
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

I dine here a lot. Food and service is consistently excellent, great varied menu. Gets very busy Friday and Saturday night with live music at 9pm - the kind you can hug to. Enjoy!

Thank bajaarizonat
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Love this restaurant, it is clean and open. The menu has traditional Sonoran Mexican Food, but the best is the Seafood. Love the Shrimp Culichi, a lovely dish with a white sauce, made with green chilies and topped with cheese. They make great Margaritas and...More

Thank AZs_My_Home
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Overall, we enjoyed our dinner at La Bocanita and the fish and seafood were delicious. The guacamole was fresh, good and a generous amount. We were served chips and salsa with a kick along with a small bowl of lime halves. The limes were a...More

Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Super expensive, poor customer service. Waitresses pay little regard to service and no attention to your order. Did not seem to care about correcting mistakes and took extremely long getting in right.

Thank Mission I
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Pretty basic restaurant with good seafood. Been there twice and enjoyed it very much. I had seafood entrees both times. The next time I will try their Mexican food and see how that is. Should be good I would think but the specialties are seafood....More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Stopped for lunch with a friend. She had the seafood soup and she said it was delicious. It is not your ordinary seafood soup. It had octopus, sea snails, shrimp and white fish. I just had a chicken appetizer and it was very good. This...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Nothing fancy - just good authentic Mexican food. A favorite of the large Hispanic population in Rio Rico. Often large partys and family gatherings. Particularly good seafood (Mexico has more coastline per square mile than the US).

Thank TomD_in_Tubac
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We had lunch here with some friends and were very impressed. It is a bit out of the way but an amazing place. The menu is extensive and specializes in seafood. We had the bacon wrapped shrimp that were cooked perfectly with the bacon crisp...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Went there on 9/24/16 this place is expensive and they cook their food in the same oil. ALL of it, tortilla chips, chicken, fish everything. Apparently even their fried ice cream. My daughter is allergic to gluten and got sick because they fry their tortilla...More

1  Thank cindyg843
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The food here is delicious. I have been here several times and I really like it. The service is fair but the food is amazing.

Thank aniter08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Circulo Mercado, Rio Rico, AZ 85648-6247
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Rio Rico
  • Phone Number: +1 520-281-0249
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They are located off the Frontage Road. Fantastic seafood and outstanding fish tacos. The quacamole is amazing.
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