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Boca

#312 of 1,544 Restaurants in Tucson
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West University
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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828 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-4438
+1 520-777-8134
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, simple menu, I had grilled shrimp taccos and a grilled octopus, they were really good as were the 5 sauces served with them. We have twice this trip for a quick lunch,there is parking.

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Thank suzace
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horrible. Horrible service. Ordered at 1:02pm. Didn't get our food until 1:48pm, and chips and salsa were missing. When asked, the grill guy said they were 'looking into it'. By the time we got the chips and salsa we were done eating our main meal. Horrible cleanliness. We sat out on the patio where smoking is apparently allowed. Two tables... More 

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Thank M Christopher B
Porto Azzurro, Italy
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The chefs here know how to delicately piece together some amazing tacos! The dipping sauces changes so expect a different treat with each visit. Try the Roja! The staff is down to earth , funny and friendly! Great selections of tequilas. My only regret is not coming here a lot sooner!

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Thank Luvamary
Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I read about this place in a foodie magazine. Had driven by it many times, and probably would never have noticed or tried it. The food was amazing. Hard to call something the best taco; but these are surely in the running. I came back for exotic taco night and had an elk taco with some polenta inside. It was... More 

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Thank windowontheworld
Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We started going here a few years ago when I was in school in Tucson. Now, we make the trip from Phoenix every now and then, just to eat here. This recipes are incredible and there's something for everyone.

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Thank Blobs1248
cincinnati, oh
Level Contributor
31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

These tacos are unreal. Battered shrimp or grilled kicked butt and they are way overstuffed. Two per person filled us. Husband and son loved the octopus. Great beer selection. Will be back. Wish the wait for food wasn't so long. Just plan accordingly.

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Thank marlacohen24
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went here right after happy hour on a Saturday night. Not empty, but not packed, either. They have a nice outdoor patio and a small indoor eating area. You order and pay inside and they bring your food to you. The wait to order was really long because there was only one person taking orders and acting as the "craft... More 

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Thank Binky G
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended by staff at the Arizona Historical Society in Tuscon. They were right: the best tacos, with the freshest ingredients, ample servings in each succulent taco, with an array of dips such as you have never seen! The restaurant is small, but there is place to eat outside, weather permitting. The prices are excellent, and the service... More 

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Thank marauderblueteam
Chicago
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Happy hour disappointing & misleading HH tacos are basically 1/3 size of regular taco at lower price HH beer was rolling rock (yuck) Service bad - cashier/ order taker rang up bill wrong twice. BE CAREFUL AND DOUBLE CHECK YOUR BILL Went there with high expectations came out with very low satisfaction

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Thank Floodjohnsue
phoenix
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is a dive but great tacos. They have a really good variety of salsa. Chips were brought out hot. Waiter gave a good description of what eat salsa taste like. Comes in small cups. Doesn't look like much but enough for the four of us, Very little seating.

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Thank nomadsinaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 828 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-4438
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-777-8134

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