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El SUR Restaurant

$Mexican, , Latin
5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
+1 520-748-1032
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“rice and beans” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Sur is centrally located, has a solid menu with all the favorites. Quality and quantity of food is excellent. The staff is friendly and service is quick. Best part, the prices are amazing! This is definitely the most reasonably priced Mexican food in the...More

Thank CindyLu8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to a few places around Tucson, but I always end up back at El Sur. They have authentic Mexican food, not Tex-Mex or New Mexican style food.... This is the genuine stuff here. I have had several of the items on their menu, but...More

Thank CMPTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Mexican food you will find outside of grandma's kitchen. Factor in the low prices and this is a place you can't afford to miss.

Thank dave d
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and good prices. Our 2nd visit, wife loved her fajitas and my enchiladas were also good. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Last night in town and realized we hadn't had churros yet. Thanks to Google maps, we found El Sur and stopped by. Low key ambiance, very good prices and friendly staff. Shredded beef was flavorful and portions large. Churros with chocolate, honey, whipped cream and...More

Thank Shouldercat
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very welcoming restaurant, the staff was great! Our friend who lives in Tucson took us to El Sur for a local authentic experience and it did not disappoint. Food was delish and the Sangria was the best I have had.

Thank Wendymichelle2014
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Tucson has hundreds of Mexican restaurants and this is one of the neighborhood places that is very good and has been in business for over 15 years, a testament to their great tasting food. I continue to come here, as it's always very good Mexican...More

Thank DonJose13
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I was starving for some good Mexican food. This bright yellow building always seems to have cars in front when I drive by, so I stopped in for a late lunch. My chimichanga was HUGE: meat rolled in a thick tortilla covered with sauce.They have...More

Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Choose because of the TA rating and close proximity. This is a small place with a very friendly staff. John, my waiter was excellent and very friendly. I ordeed chicken enchiladas which came with rice and beans. The enchiladas were great as were the beans....More

Thank JLOaks
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fast, delicious Mexican food at an Awesome price! All of the waiters/waitresses work together to ensure a great experience. After your food is served, they will offer sautéed onions - do not pass these up! Also, their fried ice cream is delicious!

Thank Paula M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-748-1032
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