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Mexican, Fast food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great authentic Tucson, Sonoran fast food. Super casual outdoor self-service picnic table eating area. Great for a quick stop.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the tacos, crispy tacos and torts and they were very flavorful. There was always a long line here too so the locals clearly like it. Food was great! The bathroom was spotless too. I will certainly be back.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed April 14, 2021 via mobile

Not bad but bland and disappointing. Given the hype surrounding this place I was expecting an epic or legendary dive. This place is neither. Most traditional taquerías give you 2 tortillas plus abundant filling as a single order. At over $3.00 per taco I was...expecting the same here, but no 3:00 gets you a single small bland taco. Between 4 of us we tried a good variety of items including carne asada, adobo, fish tacos some sort of beef not ham syncronizadas and all were ho-hum. The accompanying garnishes such as as the pickled carrots and onions were watery lacking the vinegary bite. Various sauces, brown and green looked to have come out of Herdes bottles. Not a bad place, but expensive for what it was. Plan on spending $12 to 15 for a meal. Proportionately less for a snack. Sonoran hotdogs better elsewhere such as on Oracle between Glenn and Grant.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

Try the Yaqui Taco! Everything cooked fresh to order. Order by phone for pick up or at the window for take out or outdoor dining.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 23, 2021 via mobile

I ordered the bean burrito, as usual, and was shocked at how small it was for $4. Another burro was coming out at the same time and was twice as big. The girl said it was because that one had meat. Do only meat eaters...like a decent- sized lunch? They were not kind about it and I left without eating. Bye-bye, Nene!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 12, 2021 via mobile

Absolutely best Sonora dog in town. I went to about six different places, including Güero Canelo, and this place definitely has the best Sonora dogs. Give it a try!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

Best Sonoran hot dogs! Go now! Excellent salsa bar with numerous toppings. Dogs come topped with everything. Unlike Guero Canela, there are no grilled green onions or chiles to help yourself to. Carne asada caramelo was good too.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely wonderfully tasting food here! From the Sonoran dogs to the Nachos and tacos, everything I've eaten has tasted great! I gets busy during lunchtime, but GREAT food is worth waiting for! 😋I definitely recommend this place for some good tasting food....🌯 Its much more...than a food truck, it's truly restaurant style cooking in a food truck setting. If you dont know about this place, you'd better hurry down and find out!! 👍🏾👍🏾More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Came for the hot dog and tried some other items. Delicious carne asada. Friendly staff and love all the self-served topping that are available. Air conditioned area to eat which was appreciated. Thought the prices were reasonable and the grilled peppers and onions that come...with your order are worth eating. Easy to pull in to their large parking lot , but can be challenging getting out of it because of the traffic and only one way in and out.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

This is worth the time and money, though it wasn’t the excellent level I thought it might have been. Flavor isn’t as good as Guero Canelo but offers some different stuff you can’t get there. If you like trying new things, this is five out...of five! Try tacos dorados, and lorenza with all the condiments for a wild ride of flavors!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

This is an outdoor Mexican eatery that is like no other. They have all kinds of food to eat plus an array of sauces and sides like no other. The place is always busy and suits workers as well as families. Stop by and try...it.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

The Tacos Dorados here are amazing, get them with any type of meat but especially carne aside and pollo (chicken). The only downside now is it's about 15-20 minutes each way from my business so I don't get to go as often as I want....Hence, now I just get the tacos dorados but everything I've eaten here has been good. The papanchas are especially good. I know the big claim to fame for them is the Sonoran Hot Dog but I'm stuck with the dorados! Also can get authentic sodas from Mexico. There is also permanent seating inside with TVs, usually running soccer, but you'll still have to go order from the trailer. I eat here every chance I get, you should too,.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from Minnesota we tumbled on this place and I discovered the Sonora Hot Dog. A true work of culinary art so I returned twice. We also tried their pork tacos and chicken quesadillas - muy deliciosa! The best and most extensive condimentos I have...ever encountered and for a dollar they grill up a plate of green chilies!More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Simple but solid Mexican food. Tried the Sonoran dog, chicken taco and Tacos Dorados. All really good and the grilled onion was mild and smokie.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

We were delighted to find a hidden diamond in the rough tucked right in the middle of Tucson! This is a no frills food truck that has been turned into very simple restaurant. The food is absolutely delicious, authentically homemade, and ready quickly. We specifically...wanted to try Sonoran style hot dogs while in the area. They did not fail to impress! We gobbled down these absolutely delicious delights replete with pinto beans, peppers, cheese, salsa and all the fixings. We have found as Mexican food aficionados that if everyone in the establishment is Latino but you, the cuisine is going to be a winner. That is definitely the case with this little restaurant. It's not fancy, but it's fabulous! Don't miss this gem of a restaurant that's a favorite of the locals!More

Date of visit: March 2018
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4