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Cocina La Ley

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226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
+1 520-287-4555
08:00 - 16:00
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Rio Rico, AZ
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful tacos, not what you get in American taco places, but fish or meat or shrimp wrapped in a warm corn tortilla and you get to add the salad and hot sauce. They have about 35 hot sauces depending on how spicy you can take it. Also tamirind or hibicus drinks. I take a container of broth home to mix... More 

Thank AJCRioRico_AZ
Tucson, Arizona
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Just Tacos and Soup. That's the menu. Don't let that fool you. Several varieties of each and all made as you order. Especially yummy!

Thank R S
Nogales, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cocina La Ley is a great lunch place though it can be crowded. The food is excellent but it is not a place to sit and talk with your friends. Too many people waiting for a table, but...the food is excellent, worth waiting for.

Thank Linda R
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Closest to real Mexican Sea Food in Nogales Arizona,, really good! Caldo largos are really good for hangover symthoms!

Thank Tomas L
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

First, bring a LOT of cash. No credit cards. Dishes are Styrofoam and utensils are plastic. Don't pay attention to the pictures. The food was OK, the prices are staggering: $2.50 for a Coke, $8.25 for 1/2 cup ceviche, (Tip: go to Food City for Ceviche at $7 a pound), $8.25 for a medium bowl of soup. I had Birria... More 

Thank SEK868
CocinaLaLey, Owner at Cocina La Ley, responded to this review

Hi SEK868, We greatly appreciate the time taken to provide us with your honest feedback and extend our apologies that you were unsatisfied with your visit to our restaurant. There appears to be a misunderstanding on our accepted forms of payment - customers are always welcome to pay with credit cards or cash, both are accepted. As for our dishware... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The mariscos were so good at this place. They were fast with our food. Everything was delicious. My son loved the birrea Tacos.

Thank ChristinaAnd M
Nogales, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Simplicity itself! A small mom-and-pop operation with immediate service. Tacos, tacos, and more tacos with a wealth of fresh toppings and salsas. Oh, and the prices? So low, you will wonder if you heard it right the first time! Perfect lunch meeting for two!

1 Thank rickmoritz
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Nogales Az and want to stop for a nice, authentic Mexican lunch this is the spot. Very good food and nice people running the restaurant.

2 Thank John B
Portland, Oregon
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161 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised when we stopped in for a quick lunch. Atmosphere was limited, but the food and service were excellent. Very tasty soft and hard tacos were served with the meat on a tortilla, and the customer gets to add the fixings as desired, including the types of salsas preferred. Return to the counter to pay after enjoying... More 

2 Thank S M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I love to take my tour guests to La Ley. Great experience, great tacos, great seafood. It is simply just fabulous.

2 Thank bajaarizonat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Seafood, Soups, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W 3rd Nogales, Nogales, AZ 85621
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +1 520-287-4555

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