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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

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702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
+1 405-360-8070
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“queso” (46 reviews)
“fajitas” (35 reviews)
“tortillas” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
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1 - 10 of 502 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always prompt and friendly service. Consistently delicious food. Ample portions. The salsa is super fantastic! Best Mexican north of San Antonio.

Thank Christi F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here for the first time on a recent trip to Norman. It was crowded but worth the wait! Soooo good!!!!

Thank OUFAMILYFOUR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the enchiladas which were average. I think I like Chellino's better. My wife had a Burrito, but meant to order the Chicken enchilada. It was more rice than meat. Was great service though, seems like their was a waiter for every table.

Thank mwcnicks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited over the years and with popularity increasing, the quality of the food decreased. Chips, salsa and melted cheese dip arrived immediately after being seated. Chips done in old oil--greasy and not good. Hot salsa was good. Cheese dip had consistency of cream of chicken...More

Thank John S
Reviewed November 30, 2017

We were visiting family in Norman, OK, and wanted some authentic Mexican food. This was delicious, friendly, efficient and fun. The tamales were good and the Flautas were delicious! The Margarita was great, too! The place was packed, but the service was fast paced, but...More

Thank BBPapi
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We went after an OU win and expected a long wait. However, after a short time our party of 10 was seated and orders taken quickly. Our meal was served in record time. I recommend the chimichanga plate. It was excellent!! We will be back!!!

Thank dwc50
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

When you are not in Texas it is hard to find good Tex-Mex food. This place has what you need. Lots of chips and queso with salsa before you start. Great selection of entrees and even a la carte items too. Cold beer with a...More

Thank JG N
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Wonderful food. Service is good and fast. They have enlarged their parking area. They have an outside waiting area that is enclosed in the winter as well as patio dining in the summer months. A full bar is available. Come early because it is a...More

Thank Trina R
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This place is the best in Norman for Mexican food. The service is great and the restaurant is always clean. It's not unusual for there to be a line but the wait is never long.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Consistently excellent Mexican food. Service is ALWAYS good and always fast. Worth standing in line for!

Thank Christine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-360-8070
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