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El Guero Canelo

5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
+1 520-295-9005
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“carne asada” (23 reviews)
“beans” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
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Reviews (218)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They serve a number of authentic dishes but if you come here, order the sonoran dog. They have the best! Taste fresh with all if the extras you might want. Nothing fancy, just good food and friendly people. Do not judge this book by its...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The definition of a sonoran hot dog.Home made bun, all the right stuff.If your in Tucson stop by and have a great hot dog

Thank miket406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! Stopped in for a quick snack while sightseeing in Tucson. I'm hooked! Found out there is one in Phoenix- thank goodness! Only tried the Sonora dog, will definitely go again and try some other menu items. Tons of extras for your dog. Just ate...More

Thank Chinsx5
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Has been a while since I visited. Brought a new companion with me. I know I will always order the Sonoran Dogs. And as always, yummy. Love the fixings/salsa bar too. Girlfriend ordered the beef tacos. She approved. So another dish gets thumbs up. Easy...More

Thank kwtaper
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Sonoran hot dog was a nice twist on a dog. Beef tacos were good. A couple of the salsas had a very nice flavor and I make a lot of my own types of salsas. People were nice and friendly.

Thank worldview2016
Reviewed 4 March 2017

If you're visiting Tucson you gotta try the local specialty. Sonoran style hot dogs are available all over town, but we loved the Mexican look of this popular dive. Indoor seating, outdoor picnic tables or take-out. Fast, friendly service, order at the window and wait...More

Thank B H
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We selected this spot from TA reviews as we were trying to find a local spot near the airport. Maybe Sonoran is just not my style of food. Guacamole was very bland and tasted like it had mayo in it - even after I added...More

Thank Fritch
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Go! Have a Sonoran hot dog! Great food....great experience! There were some gentlemen singing while we were eating - totally added to the experience!

Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Food taste great, they have carne asada and chicken. Area is mostly clean except for some flies running around in the summer time. Customer service is great.

Thank tbjones2017
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Sonora dogs are excellent at this location, which I believe is the original site. The bacon wrapping the hot dog is just barely crispy, the beans nicely seasoned, and the bun is cloud soft.

Thank P511AB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:59
08:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-295-9005
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