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“Looking for some regional cuisine” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Olla Mexican Cafe

La Olla Mexican Cafe
Ranked #80 of 1,914 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Redmond, Oregon
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Looking for some regional cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Was staying in the area for a couple of days and looked to Tripadvisor to assist us with our evening meal. Chose this restaurant based on it's reviews and was not disappointed as it was some of the best Mexican food I have eaten. As we were staying in downtown Tucson, the driving directions were not the best as it was about 14 miles from where we were staying. We got there about 5:30 and the place was virtually empty, but within minutes it was full. Would recommend it to anyone.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
southern NH
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197 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Very nice family run cafe. Smal dining area with good, reasonably priced food. Challenge to find this small restaurant so use gps

Visited April 2013
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Thank tltallen
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Michigan
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“good food / fair price / good service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Large portion, good food, good service picked the place form other good reviews glad we did north of Tucson a few miles use GPS or you will drive past

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank 2Lman
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Payson, Az
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food! Out of the usual (i,'m not afoodie] but tasty for sure and not out priced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Had shrinp me....something wonderful! Enchilada & taco licked the plate! Lovely patient waitress, little tough to find but worth it

    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Jeriz
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great little Mexican place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Not a fancy place, but a good one! Liked the chips and salsa, and all of our entrees as well. The nachos were great as an appetizer. Staff was nice, and the place got really crowded as we were leaving. Yummy cheesy veggies as a side, and also liked the rice and beans. Good chile relleno, too!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Kellost
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