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La Roca Restaurant

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Calle Elias 91, Sonora, Nogales, AZ 84066
+1 520-375-5750
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Newaygo, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant is off the main strip, but well worth the short stroll. The staff was very attentive. The prices were surprisingly reasonable for the ambiance. We had two appetizers - chips and salsa and guacamole. My husband is not a fan of avocados, but he devoured the guacamole. Our entrees were delicious. We will definitely return if we are... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I took my wife here after crossing the border, frankly, she wasn't too comfortable in the city until we went here. Great service, great atmosphere and good food. Loved it! Would go back again if I could.

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Thank Blythe W
Green Valley, Arizona
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Been here numerous times both walking and driving. very easy to find. driving requires an interesting route. Food is always excellent. The shrimp dishes are especially good. Try the chef's special shrimp. Margaritas are the real thing their website has coupon for a free one. Very attractive interior set back into the rock wall. If you get there early enough... More 

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Hereford, Arizona
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183 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Went here on a Sunday for a late lunch with another couple. We had read about the restaurant years ago but frankly had avoided going to Nogales for awhile given border issues of late. Not to worry, the walk across through the DeConcini port of entry is easy (park in the vicinity of McDonalds nearby) and it is about 5... More 

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Thank Liza W
Tucson, Arizona
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I had dinner there and it was great. A/C, tablecloths, live music, and the food was terrific and very reasonably priced. We each had two drinks and an entree and the whole meal, including tip, was about $45 USD. This place is a real gem in Nogales, Sonora. As you walk in, look to the left (east)... More 

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Thank Andy W
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Best chicken/cheese quesadillas ever. I wish we could take that cheese home with us! La Roca was a nice, cool place for our family to take a break and eat really good local food. Water was filtered too, so it was safe to drink and tasted great. Margaritas were great. Salsa and chips were great too. Three of my boys... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a great place against the mountain, the rock. Unfortunately it smelled like they had just pained something. I had a headache within 10 minutes & at the end of an hour meal, I was sick. I did taste my fish filet with garlic & it was good but the paint smell.. I was glad to get out of... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

On a quick trip over the border, we stopped here for lunch. The food we ordered was excellent and service was very good except we had to wait quite a while to receive our entrees ,but enjoyed our drinks and being serenaded in the meantime! Lovely atmosphere. Will definitely revisit for dinner.

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Thank snefugle
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We love La Roca and go with a group of friends from our place about 20 miles from the border. The food is so good, the staff is really glad to have you there and the atmosphere is fun. Don't miss out. Try La Roca. You will keep going back.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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214 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The location requires asking for directions, but is well worth it. There is a lovely boutique on the first floor, patio and balcony dining with the main dining room and bar on the upper level. The portions are very generous, drinks are authentic, and the wait staff are numerous. Enjoy the atmosphere and just relax, as dining is expected to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Elias 91, Sonora, Nogales, AZ 84066
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +1 520-375-5750

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