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Lerua's Fine Mexican Food

) #91 of 1,579 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2005 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5937
+1 520-624-0322
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2005 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5937
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I stopped here on our way from our home in Texas to summer place in San Diego - no strangers to Mexican food are we. Lerua's was recommended to us by a woman at a Native American jewelry store nearby. What a...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful people ,place and food. The prices are very good for the portion size's you get. Googled leruas and will be returning

Thank kat M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is wonderful. Very simple dining room with sturdy handmade wooden chairs. Very friendly helpful service staff. And the food is hands-downTHE BEST MEXICAN FOOD I HAVE EVER HAD..EVER!!! I had the Machaca taco Dorados style. My mouth is watering even writing about it...More

1  Thank Indianaman
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This cozy little family restaurant has the biggest menu I've ever seen at a Mexican restaurant--seemingly anything you can think of, you can get at Lerua's! I usually try to order from the specials menu, which features wildly inventive entrees--think lobster tacos with bacon, green...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I have been coming to Larue's since the late 60's and not mucho has changed, except the interior, still great Mexican food and the some of the best tamales in town and still handmade. Chips and Salsa were brought to the table, the Salsa was...More

Thank DonJose13
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We always make this our final stop when in Tucson. Having lunch and grabbing a bunch of tamales to take home. They have an interesting menu. Different than your usual mexican restaurant. Small place, so might need to look at off hours.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This Tucson favorite, since 1922, is one of the best places in southern Arizona for great Mexican food. Sonoran style food follows a canon all its own, heavy on meat and cheese, lacking the green chili so common in New Mexico. Lerua's is a Sonoran...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us, so we decided to try it. when we walked in, no one seemed to notice, although there were at least four employees at the counter within view. Someone finally noticed and said "for here or to go?" We said...More

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Absolutely spectacular food. Everyone at our table of five loved the food. I had a spicy habanero taco. I always complain about food that claims to be really hot, as it is never hot enough. The server cautioned me when ordering it, I loved it....More

Thank robi32
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place through TripAdvisor while out running errands. This is now our favorite in Tucson, maybe everywhere. Immediately really liked the salsa with the complimentary chips. I had a fish taco and the green chili tamale. Both were delish. My husband was tempted...More

Thank milesfriend
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gary_oMontreal
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Response from CrankingChick | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no margaritas - only beer and wine, but they have a great selection.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5937
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-0322
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