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Leo's Mexican Restaurant

#153 of 1,541 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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5114 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712-4855
+1 520-325-9180
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This family owned restaurant has been serving authentic and the best Mexican food in Tucson since 1989! They serve by far the best calabacitas in Tucson, and overall everything I have eaten is just delicious. Everybody is very friendly and this just adds up to the great experience that is to eat in Leo's. I will strongly recommend it to... More 

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Thank Raquel B
Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We reluctantly decided to switch regular Mexican restaurants for several reasons: a 20% price increase at our old restaurant, an alarming increase in turnover among the waitstaff and the continuing construction on Grant Road, which made our 12-mile round trip miserable. We did a search on Trip Advisor and narrowed it down to four Mexican restaurants reported to have lower... More 

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1 Thank James T
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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170 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

from the margarita to the enchiladas was good. we even got to meet Leo and chat. friendly place. nice decor. simple but mexican diner style. worth visiting every month

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Thank bamboobwah
Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful husband and wife couple serve up authentic cuisine and warm friendly atmosphere. We go at least once a month . I go for bear down style chimichanga, Carne Seca is excellent too. Don't forget a margarita!

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1 Thank pegwilm
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was certainly the warmest Mexican restaurant I have ever been to. DH asked me to pick a restaurant last Saturday morning and we were in the mood for Mexican. Most of the good medium-priced restaurants had reviewers talking about very long waiting time and I was famished. So we decided to settle for Leo's. And by God it was... More 

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1 Thank ShSaVi
Brussels, Belgium
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200 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

When I lived in Tucson, this was my favourite restaurant. Now that I live in Europe when I arrive the first place we head to is Leo's with the luggage still in the car. The food and drinks are outstanding what ever is ordered. The combination plates can be modified to meet individual wants. The staff are welcoming. I feel... More 

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2 Thank Andy W
Tucson, Arizona
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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

You can't go wrong at Leo's. It is a mom and pop restaurant and Leo takes great pride in place and his food. If you're not happy, just let him know....but I do not know why you would not be happy. The staff is friendly and courteous and it is the best authentic Mexican food around.

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1 Thank 54TNT57
Tucson, Arizona
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I like eating here. It is not a fancy place but the food is good, prices reasonable, and the staff is nice. They seem to care that you are there.

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Thank leecabug
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Everyone in our group of 7 had Leo's Special Enchiladas and we all left happy! Whenever in Tucson, Leo's is a must stop for lunch or dinner. In almost 20 years, I have never had a bad meal and the food today was just as good as it was the first time I came!

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Thank Jeanne S
Tucson, Arizona
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Some of the best Mexican food I've ever had! I had mole-sauced enchillada and it was awesome. I ordered their regular enchillada but expressed interest in the mole as well so Eva (the owner) just brought me an extra enchillada with mole sauce. How great was that! The service was as good or better than the food (if that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5114 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712-4855
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-9180

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