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Fun visit to Southern Arizona historic chili and spice company!

Santa Cruz Chili & Spice company is a great stop on your way to Nogales, or visiting Tubac or the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Patagonia, Arizona
Heaven for a pepper junkie!

I'm a fanatic for spicy foods and this place is chock full of quality salsas, sauces, and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1868 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Santa Cruz Chili & Spice company is a great stop on your way to Nogales, or visiting Tubac or the Tumacacori Mission. It's quaint, includes some fun history from the ranching family that owns it (including fun photos and artifacts), but best of all they...More

1  Thank alamoschica
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I'm a fanatic for spicy foods and this place is chock full of quality salsas, sauces, and seasonings. I always have an absolute blast cooking for my family after stopping here!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

A visit to Tubac is not complete without driving 3-miles south to Tumacacori for a visit at the Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Company. Once you have shopped here for spices, you will find the spice department of your local grocery store to be boring!...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Shop is a unique experience. Inside the shop you'll find among the many and varied spices, pictures and memorabilia of long lost days of cowboys and ranching. You can find spices of every variety and unique things to give...More

Thank CMPTexas
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a tour of their spice store and production room. Great tour and a good education on spices and how to store them. Very clean and well run. Lots of history here. Good book selection of recipes and history of the local area....More

1  Thank George B
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Small town friendly. Neighbors and owners love chatting. Enter to strong scent of chili and other spices packaged for sale. They grind and package local chili there. You'll also find many other spices from around the world. Gift shop room has cookbooks, books and little...More

1  Thank OBD2142
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stopped off at this place on the way to Tumacacori Mission. The devine smell of spices hits you as you step in the door, there is all sorts of sauces here, once you try them you will be hooked.Good quality sauces with a rustic homemade...More

1  Thank tripii
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We wanted to visit the nearby Tumacacori Mission ruin (National Historic Site), but were early, so we popped into the store just to kill some time. What an awesome place. A wonderful selection of spices, hot sauces, etc. Some snacks, books, posters. We just bought...More

1  Thank jane s
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Lots and lots of bagged spices, tinctures and sauces....books and posters, some arts and crafts! I come here every year to get my supply of fresh spices to take back home with me. I just love the convenience of the ziplock bags and travel sized...More

1  Thank PilarebPonce
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We popped in and couldn't believe how good this place smells BEFORE WE EVER WENT INSIDE. We were traveling and couldn't buy a whole lot but came back with an amazing jar of local salsa. Under different circumstances we would have purchased a lot more.

1  Thank CincyDavid
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16 January 2017|
Response from MarshallGulch |
I have been shopping here for over 20 years. As far as I know and witnessed, all work is done on the property.