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Lupe's Fine Mexican Food

35350 N Oracle Rd, Saddlebrook, Catalina, AZ 85739
+1 520-818-7855
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“machaca” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
“from scratch” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
35350 N Oracle Rd, Saddlebrook, Catalina, AZ 85739
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lupe's makes the best green chile machaca burritos I have ever had: Huge burro stuffed with delicious shredded perfectly seasoned shredded beef topped with red enchilada sauce and melted cheese. Delicious? OMG YESSS! Good thing I am skinny - I can eat it without remorse!

Thank ivgotit2
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We were two couples, returning to Tucson from a 2-day adventure hiking the Aravaipa Canyon, staying at Aravaipa Farms Orchard and Inn, and touring the Biosphere 2 on our way. We wanted lunch, and had our sights set on Lupe's, which we had passed many...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

While on the road, we stopped at Lupes not knowing anything about the place. Very happy we did so. The service was great, as was the food (I ate too much). If we're back through this part of AZ we will definitely make it a...More

Thank esl52
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Looks like a tavern in WI. Which is not a compliment. However, the Margaritas were exceptional. My meal was hot and wonderful. They could use a bar for people to have a drink while waiting for a table. If you desire excellent Mexican food this...More

Thank RichardLangeKnapp
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Good food, portions are in decent, but they charge extra for chip baskets after 1, and with 4 to a table it didn't seem good. Service was decent, overall, good, but nothing to go out of your way to go to.

Thank knsandcrew
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Must have been a Bad kitchen day....checked out the reviews for this place and gave it a try...will not go back..Tacos..just a dry meat with lettuce..no cheese, no tomatoes, and no sauce..meat was very bland and the hard shell was hard and a bit stale......More

Thank riceinitaly2003
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband informed me that he was seating so he could see into the kitchen and saw something that looked like black mold that went up the wall.

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is my favorite Mexican Restaurant in the Tucson area. All of their food is made fresh daily from scratch. Their tamales are my favorite when available. If you want corn tortillas instead of flour whit your meal, just ask. If you would like to...More

Thank hamiltdm
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We ate at this spot over 20 years ago. After eating at a little mexican restaurant in Benson that was run by the owner of Lupes we decided to try it again. What a bust. Poor service, bland food at an unbelievable price. Would not...More

Thank Debby C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The 77 - 79 Intersection.. Great local flavor! Enjoyed the enchiladas and the Manchaca was yummo! Chicken tacos were tasty.. beans lacked some flavor.

Thank Sharon T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35350 N Oracle Rd, Saddlebrook, Catalina, AZ 85739
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Catalina
  • Phone Number: +1 520-818-7855
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