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Cocina La Ley

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226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
+1 520-287-4555
08:00 - 16:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just Tacos and Soup. That's the menu. Don't let that fool you. Several varieties of each and all made as you order. Especially yummy!

Thank R S
Nogales, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cocina La Ley is a great lunch place though it can be crowded. The food is excellent but it is not a place to sit and talk with your friends. Too many people waiting for a table, but...the food is excellent, worth waiting for.

Thank Linda R
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Closest to real Mexican Sea Food in Nogales Arizona,, really good! Caldo largos are really good for hangover symthoms!

Thank Tomas L
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, bring a LOT of cash. No credit cards. Dishes are Styrofoam and utensils are plastic. Don't pay attention to the pictures. The food was OK, the prices are staggering: $2.50 for a Coke, $8.25 for 1/2 cup ceviche, (Tip: go to Food City for Ceviche at $7 a pound), $8.25 for a medium bowl of soup. I had Birria... More 

Thank SEK868
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mariscos were so good at this place. They were fast with our food. Everything was delicious. My son loved the birrea Tacos.

Thank ChristinaAnd M
Nogales, Arizona
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Simplicity itself! A small mom-and-pop operation with immediate service. Tacos, tacos, and more tacos with a wealth of fresh toppings and salsas. Oh, and the prices? So low, you will wonder if you heard it right the first time! Perfect lunch meeting for two!

1 Thank rickmoritz
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Nogales Az and want to stop for a nice, authentic Mexican lunch this is the spot. Very good food and nice people running the restaurant.

2 Thank John B
Portland, Oregon
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161 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised when we stopped in for a quick lunch. Atmosphere was limited, but the food and service were excellent. Very tasty soft and hard tacos were served with the meat on a tortilla, and the customer gets to add the fixings as desired, including the types of salsas preferred. Return to the counter to pay after enjoying... More 

2 Thank S M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I love to take my tour guests to La Ley. Great experience, great tacos, great seafood. It is simply just fabulous.

2 Thank bajaarizonat
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Probably the best fish & shrimp soup I've had - incredibly smooth. Has become one of my favorites restaurants in southern Arizona.

2 Thank Jeremy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Soups, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +1 520-287-4555

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