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El Tlacoyo

2535 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3183
+1 480-894-9543
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
12 Feb 2015
“Amazing food”
2 Dec 2012
“Hole in the wall "Real Deal" Hidalgo Cuisine”
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2535 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3183
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Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

I found this restaurant while searching for "corn smut" not sure the Spanish spelling. I have never had it and only a few places feature it. The have an appetizer which is a fried tortilla shell stuffed with the Mexican truffles. It was fantastic, prepared...More

1  Thank MattFrench
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Authentic Hidalgo regional cuisine. This is not Gringo food it is maybe cactus soup, head meat tacos or maybe huitacoche (corn smut also known as Mexican Truffle) cheese crisp and other favorites. We had the Huitacoche cheese crisp and it was just like what I...More

1  Thank TheSaltyPepper
Reviewed 29 November 2010

Many people have trouble finding the right restaurant especially if you love Mexican food as much as I do. The minute me and my boyfriend drove up to El Tlacoyo Mexican restaurant located on University and Dobson Rd. in Tempe, i wasn't expecting much. We...More

3  Thank Daniela278
Reviewed 12 October 2008

delicius; tryng . this place good service ' little space but good and big service (when its not full) enjoy the barbacoa.... traditional name el tlacoyo the beatiful south-mexican kitchen

Thank klle12
Reviewed 28 June 2008

REAL MEXICAN FOOD this is my favorite place in the area. Don't expect fancy service or facility, food is worth it

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Reviewed 5 February 2008

do not go here

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Reviewed 20 January 2007

I was so happy to find this place with regional food from Hidalgo. Here you will find barbacoa, mixiotes, quesadillas de huitlacoche and tlacoyos. There are about 15 little tables and room for 60 people. I was there around luch time on a Saturday and...More

2  Thank Messicana
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-3183
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-894-9543
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