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El SUR Restaurant

Mexican, , Latin
5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
+1 520-748-1032
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The few times that I have visited El Sur have been very good experiences. The food tastes great. The service was good and the price is right. That represents a good value to me. It's an intimate setting but roomy. It feels authentic. I recommend...More

Thank mbatts2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having experience in the luxury service industry, I can attest that the service from every single staff is of that of a Five Star establishment, including their leaders who were on the floor assisting. Anticipatory, Attentive and all with a great smile even when it’s...More

Thank Poli I
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Looking for a lunch place off the tourist trap areas through yelp and El Sur came up and glad we decided to try it. Very small and local, simple, great service and very good food, like mom's home cooking. We arrived about 12:15 and got...More

Thank akdeepdiver
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Authentic Mexican! Guacamole excellent. Tortilla Soup is chicken based and very tasty. The 22 oz bowl will fill you up! Chili Rellano was the best I’ve had. Try it with the Salsa Verde. Also try the extra sautéed onions but take the seeds out of...More

Thank Anonymous1960000000
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome restaurant with great Mexican food. Two locations and great prices. Excellent service. They are accommodating to each diners needs. You will love this family owned business.

Thank Libby G
Reviewed 7 March 2018

El Sur is centrally located, has a solid menu with all the favorites. Quality and quantity of food is excellent. The staff is friendly and service is quick. Best part, the prices are amazing! This is definitely the most reasonably priced Mexican food in the...More

Thank CindyLu8
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Been to a few places around Tucson, but I always end up back at El Sur. They have authentic Mexican food, not Tex-Mex or New Mexican style food.... This is the genuine stuff here. I have had several of the items on their menu, but...More

Thank CMPTexas
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The best Mexican food you will find outside of grandma's kitchen. Factor in the low prices and this is a place you can't afford to miss.

Thank dave d
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and good prices. Our 2nd visit, wife loved her fajitas and my enchiladas were also good. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Last night in town and realized we hadn't had churros yet. Thanks to Google maps, we found El Sur and stopped by. Low key ambiance, very good prices and friendly staff. Shredded beef was flavorful and portions large. Churros with chocolate, honey, whipped cream and...More

Thank Shouldercat
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Response from CMPTexas | Reviewed this property |
They serve Sopapillas (which you fill or drizzle with honey) which I like better than fry bread. When we visit San Xavier Mission, the native Americans sell the fry bread right out in front on the mission. I don't believe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5602 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5525
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-748-1032
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