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Cocina La Ley

226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
+1 520-287-4555
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp soup” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (27 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Soups, Latin
226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a Sunday and had the best fish soup imaginable! Very limited menu, but items not usually found in even the larger Mexican restaurants. Manager/owner went out of his way to explain the menu to us and provided samples of the local...More

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The food is good but overpriced. I love their fish and shrimp tacos. They have various meat tacos with various salsas from mild to hot.

Thank Gerry N
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

It's a 35 mile drive to Cocina La Ley for me, but that seems to have little effect on my decision to dine there. A spartan, beach shack type affair in an industrial part of town. Still I think it is rated as the number...More

Thank Alobar49
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went out with a large group from my organization and was treated to fresh and quality food! Outstanding attention was given to us by the owner, whose passion for and dedication to his business made our experience a great one. Highly recommend!

Thank globalchangemedia
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The best and most authentic Mexican food, made from loving hands and giving hearts. Words cant describe.

Thank Centria L
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Don't be put off by hole in the wall location down the street from the main Nogales mortuary. Food is fantastic, worthy of 4 stars from the finest, classiest joint you can think of. Service is great and very friendly. Not cheap but worth every...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Was rather disappointed in t)3 food here. When we entered we sat at a table while we decided what to order. As soon. As we sat down a waiter came directly to our table asking in English if that was our first visit. When we...More

Thank Dinolady
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had a craving for fish tacos, so I rode the Goldwing from Tucson down to the border. Oh my goodness, what a treasure! Bright colorful hangout with friendly staff. But the reason that this place is so popular is the food, fresh seafood soup, crispy...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you want to experience a local hang out that serves excellent seafood Cocina La Ley is the place. The place is very well hidden, very simple, nestled next to a garage. The food is very fresh and excellent. The menu is basic with Tacos,...More

Thank ArizonaHounds
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Though there are nice clean tables, this restaurant is geared for outstanding take-out. If you call in, by the time you arrive, your meal will be ready for pick up. However, if you just walk in, your order is taken in a flash and ready...More

Thank gringo028
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Peter Chirpy K
6 September 2017|
Response from ArizonaHounds | Reviewed this property |
I did not see these items on the menu. The restaurant has a website. Most of the meat dishes on the menu are Shredded beef, beef tongue and beef cheeks. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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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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