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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
+1 405-360-8070
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Zanesville, Ohio
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184 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were visiting my husband's niece and her husband and they took us here for lunch. It was REALLY good and we've eaten at a lot of Mexican restaurants. I had the luncheon Special (sorry I can't remember the name) but it had grilled shrimp cooked with limes and lemons, with tomatoes and avacados. It was excellent and very fresh.... More 

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Thank Tigercar5
NORMAN
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always prompt, courteous service and the food, chips and salsas are tasty. If you like spicy then you must request the "green sauce" for your chips.

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Thank ROBERT P
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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120 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm very critical about Mexican food and everytime I go to Norman I have to eat here and have their spicy green guacamole or what they call green sauce the food is amazing it's extremely well priced and I would recommend it to anyone

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Thank jamesfW575UB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I eat here weekly, and every time the service, food, drinks, and atmosphere are excellent!! When we have friends/family with us, this is the place we like to bring them so they can experience how wonderful it is!!

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Davis, Oklahoma
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love mexican food & this is about as good as it gets in our neck of the woods. Great food & Wonderful service.

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Thank Perry F
Purcell, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genuine Mexican food and servers. Fast paced service with never ending chips, salsa and drink refills. Exceptionally fast service. Great food and served hot and fresh. I love this place!

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Coppell, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time diners at Tarahumara's. Arrived around 6 and waited about 15 min for table. There was comfortable seating and heaters outside so wait was comfortable. Service and meal a bit rushed We attributed that to it being a home game and Dad's week end. Margaritas were good and our food was plentiful and delicious. Will definitely go back.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second trip to Tarahumaras. Amazing traditional dishes! But the Tortilla chips.........Wow! They are worth the trip alone!! The chips are half of a corn tortillia, and very thin and crispy! I had Chipotle cream shrimp with rice, corn and adocado. Mom had Carnitas! Just great Mexican food! This is in the my top 5 for Mexican resturants.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very busy restaurant but they got us pretty quick. Everything was good except I wasn't crazy about their chips.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Local family owned restaurant. The quest fundido and grilled peppers as an app is fantastic. Great Mexican food at a very fair price. Try a Mexican beer in a cold, frosty, salted mug! This place is super popular so you can expect a short wait during peak hours, worth it tho!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-360-8070

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?