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Lupe's Restaurant

) #5 of 5 Restaurants in Catalina $ Mexican,
35530 N Highway 7779, Catalina, AZ 85738
+1 520-818-7855
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good16%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“machaca” (3 reviews)
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
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LOCATION
35530 N Highway 7779, Catalina, AZ 85738
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The 77 - 79 Intersection.. Great local flavor! Enjoyed the enchiladas and the Manchaca was yummo! Chicken tacos were tasty.. beans lacked some flavor.

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Machaca Chimichanga ever! Loved the ice cold Negra Modelo's. I drink a lot of iced tea and Rochelle is the sweetest, she brought me a huge pitcher and kept the ice a comin'. Rochelle said it was her Nana's restaurant and you can tell...More

Thank kendra m
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Worst meal we have had in a long time...food was really greasy! Grease was dripping out of tacos and fajitas were terrible. Chimichanga was greasy... Couldn't finish... Won't be back!!!

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A lot of people don't know about Lupe's because it's north of Catalina, Arizona. It's a small restaurant at the fork of State Hwys 77 and 79. It has the best cheese crisps we've had. The machaca is also the best of any of our...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been coming here for 15 years while visiting family. All the meals are authentic, the service is friendly and the prices are really fare.

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Let me say that I really wanted our first time visit to this restaurant to be one worth coming back to because good Mexican food restaurants are hard to find. This restaurant is off of a main highway and a lot of their business comes...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lupe's is one of those places where the food is very good, the service is great and the prices are low. This is a family owned restaurant and the food is very good. We have been to Lupe's about three times now and never been...More

Thank TowsonHounds
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stopped here for an early dinner. The food was just okay, so we were a little disappointed. The wait staff was excellent, however the atmosphere is a little stark.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

After years of driving past, my husband and I decided to stop in for breakfast. I had their biscuits and gravy with eggs. My husband had their hash and eggs. The cook didn't know how to cook eggs over hard without breaking the yolks, so...More

1  Thank AZcartrip
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I finally stopped after 22 years of just driving by on my way to Phoenix. Now we drive up to the junction all the time just for dinner. It's worth the drive. It's a family run business with AMAZING Mexican food. Everything is still made...More

Thank Curt F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35530 N Highway 7779, Catalina, AZ 85738
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Catalina
  • Phone Number: +1 520-818-7855
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