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“Best Green Corn Tamales in Town!”

Lerua's Fine Mexican Food
Ranked #96 of 2,021 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

This place has the most wonderful green corn tamales! It is small, noisy & quaint. It has the 1930's tile and I think has been there since then. You can get the tamales to go and cook them yourself. The rest of the menu is also wonderful!

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

It's been 10 years since we have been to Tucson. Went to Lerua's today and it was every bit as good as we remembered. The green corn tortillas are a must have. The best I've ever had. Service was friendly, efficient, and professional. My criteria is always "would I go back?" And the answer is a definite yes.

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Reviewed October 27, 2013

Great food, wonderful catering and friendly service!
Known for having the best Green Corn Tamales, this place truly delivers family style Sonoran Mexican food. This is a Tucson tradition and if you don't like the Green Corn tamales, then you obviously have no idea what they are supposed to taste like. These are the real deal, tender masa, full of flavor and cooked in the husk. Perfection when paired with the Calabacitas, beans and a nice soft tortilla. Yes, the chips and what appears to pass for salsa is a dreadful mistake, but the hot sauce makes up for this. Great Chile Colorado, Chile Verde and the Barbacoa is wonderful. This place gets LOUD at lunch, but dinner is quiet. We are regulars and Mike and his staff treat us like family. What more could you ask for? Perhaps better salsa and chips, but why waste your time will the "filler" and not get down to the pleasant task of eating up those Green Corn Tamales? !Andale, pues!

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Reviewed October 26, 2013

The green corn tamales are the best I have ever had. I get one at every restaurant trying to find better. They are still the winners.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Food was awesome. Salsa was delish as was the green corn tamales. Our waitress was knowledgeable about what she was serving (so rare nowadays) and even provided a taste of the barbacoa...it was amazing.

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