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Brown Mug Cafe

Mexican, Southwestern
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308 East 2nd Street, Winslow, AZ 86047
+1 928-289-9973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel as a good local place to eat. I had a taco salad; huge and very good. My husband had the shredded beef enchiladas; they were excellent. Also the chips and salsa were super good; salsa was hot, just like we like it. The meal comes with an order of sopapillas; the best, but... More 

Thank Jeannie L
Peoria, Arizona
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I almost forgot about the huevos rancheros, chips and salsa, good service, etc...I could go back just for the sopapillas only! The huevos were perfect, rice and beans also yum. When the honey and basket of sopapillas arrived at the table, I thought oh that's too much. We all had good size plates of food, once we started in it... More 

Thank Gay N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here. Prices were reasonable, food taste was reasonable, food presentation was quite nice, portions were more than 1 person should eat, service was excellent. Definitely a local favourite.

Thank rhighet
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good local place to eat and have a drink. The red combination plate is a nice option. Worth the stop to get when passing by.

Thank from602
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My dad and I were road tripping around Arizona, and we pulled into Winslow for a much needed break. We saw the Mug Cafe, decided to check it out. I'm glad we did! Very affordable food, nice attentive wait staff and yummy meals. My dad had a burger with fries, I had the green sauce enchilada and honestly, everything was... More 

Thank Lulugirlgoing
Torrance, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Reviews during 2016 camping trip The Brown Mug, an unlikely name for a (mostly) Mexican cafe, is one of those thoroughly unpretentious eateries, frequented nearly exclusively by locals, that serves up fairly priced and consistently pretty darn good Mexican food along with generous pours of boxed wine for $4 per glass. The Navajo Taco, particularly with the added (ground) chicken... More 

Thank GoMars
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I was staying at La Posada Hotel -- a great place! -- and had a margarita at the bar. With tip that was something like $13. I decided to economize and went across the street to this establishment. For about one dollar more than that, plus tip, I had chips and salsa, an excellent hot bowl of green chile, and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is obviously a local joint and that is the kind of the place we like to find. It is an obvious dive which is appealing to us. The service wasn't super fast, but the food was worth waiting for. So glad we made the stop in Winslow and found this gem.

Thank trudyjomo
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is a landmark in Winslow. My parents first met here for a cuppa Joe way back in the 50s. They still have reliable refills and reasonably-priced coffee w/ the usual cafe fare and a good breakfast, always hot and prompt.

Thank KosherKittie
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was nervous because of the exterior of this cafe but we followed an older couple in so I got courage from them! ;) The wait staff was VERY professional, quick, courteous, and knowledgable. One gentleman waited on all the tables and was quicker and better than most wait staff in a big city! Some of the best service I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 East 2nd Street, Winslow, AZ 86047
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Winslow
  • Phone Number: +1 928-289-9973

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