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El Molinito

) #365 of 1,577 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ Mexican,
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
+1 520-744-1188
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The carne asada steak is the best...I hail from Texas and have been so disappointed in all the other Mexican restaurants here in Tucson...Super excited to find this place...So far almost everything is excellent!

Thank sasafrass2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best food! Excellent service! Ask for Luis, he's the best waiter ever!!! Never disappoints!! Great for lunch and dinner! Great if small group or large group!!

Thank pmjones1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had chicken topopo day salad, carne seca topopo salad, shredded beef chimichanga. All very delicious. Chips and salsa while waiting both fresh with good flavor. Service very good. Would eat here again.

Thank dana d
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I love Sonoran Mexican food, and enjoyed my meal here. The carne seca chimichanga was good - nice, crispy, and flavorful. The drinks, chips, and service were great as well. Atmosphere leaves a little to be desired, but that's alright. Their fish tacos weren't great,...More

Thank kingshimmers
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Whenever someone mentions Mexican food, El Molinito's is the place that always set the standard in my mind. Unfortunately, the last two visits to this one are enough to change my mind. Now don't get me wrong, the food is still amazing, but the service...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is always a dependable, nice restaurant. Not fancy, but authentic wit great Mexican meals. My friends from Iowa loved the choices they had. Chips and salsa always free and waiters on top of things.

Thank NordicgirlluvsAZ
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Very good chip and salsa, good meal and friendly staff. Wait time is usually short but plan for some waiting. Bar available for wait time. Very enjoyable dining experience.

Thank Ivan J
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Went to a community event catered by El M. Normally, I do not like Mex buffets but this one was above average. It was hot, flavorful and plenty. On the menu was rice, beans, tacos, enchiladas, chimis, and chips with salsa and guacamole. The taco...More

Thank maggiez99z
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It looks like El Molinito gets a lot of mixed reviews on TripAdvisor. I guess different people have different ideas of what a Mexican restaurant should be. We have several good restaurants near our home, and this was as good as any. Nice tamales, tacos...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Some of the best service in the area. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Specials are great. One of my favorite items are the green corn tamales you can get 2 with side of beans, which are out of this world good, for a great...More

Thank Debby C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3675 W Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741-2060
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-1188
  • E-mail
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