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Tarahumara's Mexican Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
+1 405-360-8070
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Zanesville, Ohio
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184 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were visiting my husband's niece and her husband and they took us here for lunch. It was REALLY good and we've eaten at a lot of Mexican restaurants. I had the luncheon Special (sorry I can't remember the name) but it had grilled shrimp cooked with limes and lemons, with tomatoes and avacados. It was excellent and very fresh.... More 

Thank Tigercar5
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always prompt, courteous service and the food, chips and salsas are tasty. If you like spicy then you must request the "green sauce" for your chips.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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120 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm very critical about Mexican food and everytime I go to Norman I have to eat here and have their spicy green guacamole or what they call green sauce the food is amazing it's extremely well priced and I would recommend it to anyone

Thank jamesfW575UB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I eat here weekly, and every time the service, food, drinks, and atmosphere are excellent!! When we have friends/family with us, this is the place we like to bring them so they can experience how wonderful it is!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Davis, Oklahoma
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love mexican food & this is about as good as it gets in our neck of the woods. Great food & Wonderful service.

Thank Perry F
Purcell, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genuine Mexican food and servers. Fast paced service with never ending chips, salsa and drink refills. Exceptionally fast service. Great food and served hot and fresh. I love this place!

Thank jamesbQ615ZH
Coppell, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time diners at Tarahumara's. Arrived around 6 and waited about 15 min for table. There was comfortable seating and heaters outside so wait was comfortable. Service and meal a bit rushed We attributed that to it being a home game and Dad's week end. Margaritas were good and our food was plentiful and delicious. Will definitely go back.

Thank Vicki M
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second trip to Tarahumaras. Amazing traditional dishes! But the Tortilla chips.........Wow! They are worth the trip alone!! The chips are half of a corn tortillia, and very thin and crispy! I had Chipotle cream shrimp with rice, corn and adocado. Mom had Carnitas! Just great Mexican food! This is in the my top 5 for Mexican resturants.... More 

Thank xoft
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very busy restaurant but they got us pretty quick. Everything was good except I wasn't crazy about their chips.

Thank dmcentire
Norman, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Local family owned restaurant. The quest fundido and grilled peppers as an app is fantastic. Great Mexican food at a very fair price. Try a Mexican beer in a cold, frosty, salted mug! This place is super popular so you can expect a short wait during peak hours, worth it tho!

Thank maci_604

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-6401
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-360-8070

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