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La Olla Mexican Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
+1 520-579-0950
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was very good! We had nachos, a chicken chimi and the LaOlla dog everything including the sides was good. The service was also very good!

Thank Winona C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants! It is so good. Grab the two sides- calabicitas and the tamale pie. We go there for lunch. The lunch menu is a perfect portion and so cheap. As an added bonus, with some meals, they serve...More

Thank bmsj4
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the Thursday night of Rodeo Week. The restaurant was full and we had a short wait. The wait was well worthwhile. I had the chicken tortilla soup and combo 1 and it was delicious and very reasonably priced. A great option in...More

Thank T2Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on a Monday night and it wasn't as crowded as it was a year ago when we were there. Service was great and so were the beer and margaritas. It was good to find a Mexican restaurant that was vegetarian friendly. We...More

Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This has excellent Mexican food served in a special presentation. Waitress is friendly and helpful. We like the carnita fajitas. The sauce hits the spot. Salsa and chips are good and free refills on soft drinks add to the meal.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were staying at a nearby resort and stopped in for a Mexican food "fix." The food was very good and fresh. Some of the "staples" like tacos were done a bit differently than we'd had before, but the taste was good. Would go back...More

Thank CMehta904
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

They do a good job here. It was more Baja Mexican to us than Northern New Mexico, as I have seen others describe it. The number 5 combo gets you a little of all the best things on the menu. It was really well done....More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Don't know where all these Five Ratings come from, but our four guests all grew up in authentic Mexican / Southwest grub country. I personally traveled the planet, and have tried a plethora of attempts at "Mexican" cuisine. So our collective experience for this evening's...More

Thank Sp00k2
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Cozy cafe, delicious food, great price point, great service. Not a chain! Had combo dishes: the chicken enchiladas were great!

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

What a delightful dining experience! Excellent wait staff, warm chips while we waited for what was the BEST Mexican dish I have ever tasted! It was one of the specials of the evening, a shrimp wrap with the most incredible flavor I have ever tasted!...More

Thank Holli R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8553 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9500
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-579-0950
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