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La Olla Mexican Cafe

8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
+1 520-579-0950
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (11 reviews)
“beans” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

You will never go wrong with any of the dishes you order. From the soup, main course and desert all are excellent.

Thank john o
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Clean and very well maintained. Excellent, cheerful staff, attentive without being foolish. Carnitas was excellent as were the vegetables. Wonderful raspberry cheesecake.

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We wish the food was as good as our waitress was. She was very good. We had read & heard several good reviews, so we were excited to have lunch there. There were 2 tables of customers when we arrived. The chips arrived warm. The...More

Thank KoriP
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Fish tacos and enchiladas were very tasty. The service was ok It was lunch time and they were busy so it was a little bit of a challenge to get our waitress's attention. Overall a good experience.

Thank Clayton J
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We go to this restaurant about every other Saturday. We've never had bad service and the food is very good. You have to try the Chipotle Pork and Shrimp. Pork and shrimp together? Trust me.

Thank Jill v
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Cheese crisp was thick.ItWas average food. Staff was friendly and fast.Maybe try something else next time

Thank carilynm56
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

When we moved to the area we ate here like 3 times and it is just okay. Staff is friendly but only 1 or 2 servers for the whole restaurant which things take awhile. Salsa is very chunky and when I asked for hotter salsa...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food, Service and atmosphere were excellent. Enchiladas were really good, and the combo plate was really, really good. They have a side dish (can't remember the name, but is served with most dishes) that totally rocks, with zucchini and roasted corn. Service was very good.

Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Friends suggested we try this restaurant. If they hadn't told us how to get there, we probably could not have found it. It is on the outskirt of Tucson. The food is worth the trip. The presentation was not impressive but the taste was yummy....More

Thank drmueller07
Reviewed 16 March 2017

this is a real gem...hidden away in Marana but even if it wasn't nearby would be worth a detour.The secret to me is in the baking: the chips, empenada pastry,,shells ,etc.are the best.Tucson is totally awash in chain restaurants(not just Mexican,either)so what a refreshing change...More

Thank mrdrama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-579-0950
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