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Don Rubens Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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4323 W Cactus Rd, Ste 1, Glendale, AZ 85304-2340
+1 602-866-2900
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 06:00 - 23:00
Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have amazing food and prices! Their chips and salsa can't be beat and it's under $20 for 2 people.

Thank Kelligrace H
Peoria, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for some great red chili, chips and salsa - this is the place to go! The staff is very friendly! Best Mexican food in the valley! Enjoy!!

Thank Kitty L
Erie, Colorado
1 review
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Mexican and finding a good Mexican place to eat is very rare. Thanks to "Phoenix Magazine" we decided to visit Don Rubens last weekend and we loved it! Today we are coming back. The food is very tasty and so good. Still not like the traditional Mexican food, but real good. The prices are very reasonable as well.... More 

1 Thank gaitani75
Greenville, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Service was great. Salsa options were good for all tastes. Cheese crisp as an appetizer out a whole new spin on cheese fries as well call them in Wisconsin. Salads were good as well and ranch dressing tastes homemade and with fresh cilantro or jalapeño

Thank hoppyswim
Glendale, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have known the owners for over 40 years. Don Rubens was the first Mexican food I ate when I first moved to Arizona. I enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much that I kept coming back. In my opinion, Don Rubens Mexican food is the best I have eaten. In addition, the service is outstanding.

Thank Richard M
Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is my wife's favorite Mexican food restaurant. The food selection is large and the staff has always been excellent.

Thank larrya851
phx az
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146 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Been hearing about how good this place is finally made it in. Greeted promptly sat us quickly food was very good ,server right on top of things . great lunch topped of with fried ice cream!!!!

Thank rickmotors
Twin Cities
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Best Mexican Restaurant and food around bar none. I normally do not do reviews but this has to be said. Two couples with four different dishes ordered. Waiter Noe great. Food came out prompt and done to perfection. Very large portions and price was very reasonable.

Thank hjs6363
Robinson, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food in Arizona. Love the Pollo Purro. The refried beans are amazing. Fast and courteous service. I have to eat here whenever I'm in Arizona!

Thank Carolyn P
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Best food in the neighborhood. Everything is good including the service and the attitudes. Its my go to spot when I'm hungry for good Mexican food

Thank James M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4323 W Cactus Rd, Ste 1, Glendale, AZ 85304-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 602-866-2900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?