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Los Portales

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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2615 S 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ
520-889-1170
Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Because of this special day, we invited a bunch of family and arrived at the doorstep by noon, anxious and hungry. We were told by phone the day before that Mariachis would be playing from 11 to 2 but informed no, they had been gone since 10 am. Not to worry because of the great buffet awaiting, NOT: cold menudo,... More 

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Thank Julie R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Best flour tortillas I have ever eaten! The food and drinks were excellent the waitstaff are bilingual and genuinely friendly. A mariachi band serenaded couples while we ate. Overall, though this is not the nicest part of town, I would recommend any locals or visitors to head south and check this place out!

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Thank Christina L
Salt Lake City, Utah
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Most of the food is above average Mexican, but the mole was much too sweet with no spice. Would not recommend. Salsa was excellent and Margaritas were average. It was not crowded but service was very slow. I think only one server for too many tables. Was expecting well-above average food based on the slowness of the kitchen, but that... More 

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Thank MillcreekUT
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We had to get a tire fixed and Los Portales was across the street from Discount Tire. So lunch sounded good... Lunch Buffet with a lot of the Best Mexican food we have had!

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Thank susan W
los lunas, new mexico
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Mexican food for Sunday midday and wow that was fun! We arrived to a very busy restaurant and were greeted and seated immediately. Chips, Salsa with iced tea arrived shortly after. The Marachi Band was singing loudly. Now, normally I want to flee when a Marachi Band wanders by. I just don't know what to do... More 

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Thank Ananda-Bindy
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

These guys just know how to make salsa. we've had salsa all over this town & many, many others. If you're craving the best...Los Portales knows it & throws it. This & a shrimp Bruchetta? Heaven. Best Tortillas in town too...

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Thank Betsy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The kids love coming here especially for the menudo the best we have had in Tucson We love it especially home made tortillas

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Thank Richard H
Easton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

On our way to Phoenix and wanted food southwestern food. I called my son who lived in Tucson for the past six years and told him I wanted near the I-10, authentic and not overpriced. He recommended Los Portales and we were very happy!! Great service! Good salsa and chips which they gladly refilled three times and great food!! I... More 

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Thank LoriRNMichigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Seasoned waitress spilled margaritas and soda on my 3 month old! Poor kid had tequila and dr. Pepper soaked in his clothing and stroller.. The waitress just says, I'm sorry, then continued with the orders.. Like everything was good. What was left for them was well deserved..

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Thank Ian M
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not crowded, but not empty. Clean. Prompt Service and very good food. I had the bruschetta mixto and it was very tasty. My husband had the chili relleno, said it was good. (not much of a food guy, I'm afraid) Their salsa is excellent. Chips were warm and good. Thank Goodness the guacamole had no weird additions (like the cottage... More 

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Thank Betsy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 S 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-889-1170

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