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El Molinito

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#460 of 1,603 Restaurants in Tucson
$$ - $$$Mexican,
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
+1 520-744-1188
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently ate here while visiting family. The food was really delicious and the portions were very large. Prices were reasonable. The prickly pear Margarita was delicious! I highly recommend.

Thank PurdueGirl84
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good food, was surprised by the large portions. Staff was very attentive and we've never had a bad meal here.

Thank Brendan J
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I came in for lunch and got a carne seca chimichanga. Chips and salsa came, and looking back at my bill I see I was charged $1.50 for CS... I didn't order them, so I shouldn't be charged. The chimi came with enchilada sauce, guacamole...More

Thank Al_Bnn
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed today when we went in for their buffet at 11:20 and discovered that they weren't going to put their ground beef out until noon on the buffet. My husband ended up eating refried beans and rice. I made do with some...More

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Went to this restaurant with another couple because of reviews that I read online. We are not residents of Tucson. It is a bit rustic. Some may find it too much so. However, the staff were well dressed, professional and quite courteous. The menu provides...More

Thank buddha
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is my standard “go to” for guests who want Mexican food. This place gets pretty full so it is good to be there early for lunch or dinner during “tourist”season.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here only once. The decor was very traditional Southwest/Mexico style, and very nice but the food was mediocre at best. The refried beans were bland, tasteless, and thinned with flour for thickening. The service was fair, as our particular waiter...More

Thank angela c
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Have always liked dining at Molinitos. Decided to order a meal to take home. NEVER again. We're told on phone the order would be ready in 15-20 minutes. Arrived in 20 minutes, paid tab and was told food wasn't ready. Waited another 20 minutes while...More

Thank philjil7
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Been there a few times now. Carne Asada, chicken chimis and fajitas are quite good with good sized portions. Salsa is awesome! All soft drinks taste like mildew. Always crowded and uncleared tables are common. Nothing outstanding but good, fast, cheap dinner on the fly.

Thank tamtrag
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

One of the best values I've found in Tucson. Lunches are large and an excellent value. So good, we went back several times. This location is over 30 years old.

Thank GlobalWizzo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-1188
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