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Tios Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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401 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2296
+1 734-761-6650
11:00 - 02:00
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194 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You just can't go wrong with good Mexican food and Tios is no exception. They are a little slow with their service but the food is delicious.

Thank Michigan_Family3
Milan, Michigan
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy Tios. My wife and I split a quesadilla and chips. Margarita and beer rounded out dinner. Service was okay, usually better.

Thank ILoveIreland2011
Windsor, Canada
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

03-Mar-2017 On suggestion of a friend of a friend, our party of 4 decided to catch a pre-game bite / dinner at Tios ( U of M. v. U of Minnesota Hockey Yost Arena ). Atmosphere was nice and the service was professional and friendly. Food, especially fresh guacamole and fish taco, was good. Dessert of a fudge brownie topped... More 

Thank TeKr0515
Plymouth, Michigan
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was my 3rd visit to Tios, and I was in town for a concert with a dear friend at the Michigan Theater. On this visit, I ordered the Wet Burrito sans cheese topping, while my friend sampled from their taco menu. She is gluten-free, and was pleased with the corn tortillas. We were both very happy with our food... More 

Thank Karyn G
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Okay...I'm from Texas so my expectation of good Mexican food is quite high. This is nowhere close to being like good Mexican food. The only only redeeming quality of this restaurant is the queso and, it's just...okay. I wouldn't bother giving this place a try.

Thank Ryan S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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134 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I love going to Tios and I frequent the restaurant with friends when we are crazing really good queso and guacamole. However, I rarely eat a meal here because, for the price, the portion size is not very impressive. Regardless, the food is delicious, and all the servers there are friendly and attentive.

Thank Michelle J
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here with American Friends. They serve typical Mexican food. Good quality, a lot of options, nothing very special or unusual. You get good food at reasonable price, so if you love Tacos, Fajitas and all that stuff it is worth visiting.

Thank stefan91088
Valparaiso, Indiana
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Ate here with friends. Our Sons tried the Mt. Nachismo, and enjoyed it but didn't finish it. The place had good food and a nice atmosphere. I enjoyed the visit.

Thank Stephanie S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ordered a variety of Mexican food and do not regret going like that- it was delicious! Also, the Mexican beer and tequila were excellent, too!

Thank AJ095
Garden City, Michigan
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The service was excellent! The prices were on point for AnnArbor. The jalapeño salsa was great! We will go back.

Thank Mike B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$39
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2296
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-761-6650
Vegan friendly menu. As seen on TV - Man vs. Food - see video below - Salsa music most Fridays - Wet Burrito Wednesdays - Tios was founded in 1986 in Ann Arbor by Tim and Harriet Seaver. Tios promises that all of our recipes use only the highest quality, best tasting ingredients those good enough to stand alone. We prepare our own beans, meats, guacamole, salad dressings, unique salsas, and enchilada sauce all from scratch. All oils used are low-fat, low-cholesterol pure vegetable oil - no lard, coconut or palm oils. We want you to be as proud to dine with us as we are to serve you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?