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El Tucumano

Madero 1348 between 6th and 7th Streets | Inside Jai Alai's Parking, between 8th and 7th Tijuana, Baja California, Tijuana 22150, Mexico
+52 664 290 7756
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“empanadas” (6 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
“papas” (2 reviews)
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Argentinian, South American
££ - £££
Madero 1348 between 6th and 7th Streets | Inside Jai Alai's Parking, between 8th and 7th Tijuana, Baja California, Tijuana 22150, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tucuman is the region of Argentina that the restaurant owner is from. He started very small and through his hard work and great food has grown into a much larger place without sacrificing the quality of his food. Everything is very good, but the Empanadas...More

Thank Martha_Schulz
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I jumped off of the train at San Ysidiro and it was only a 5 minute wait to get through Mexican immigration and I was on my way to find something to eat, I didn't know what I wanted to eat, but definitely knew what...More

Thank craigclark
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Right in avenida Revolucion. Great creativity and service. Big variety of flavor and great food! I am Argentinian and it was cool to see good representation in TJ

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Just ate there about 2 hours ago. Too many servers. Not a crowded place. Tables are about two inches too high. Chairs too low. Medium clean. Not friendly with solo eaters, as I was. Ordered four empanadas which took over 45 minutes to get to...More

Thank Alfonso M
Reviewed 24 March 2015

They have gained a loyal customer! Their empanadas are amazing! The service is also really good the waiters are extremely attentive.

Thank Karla H
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This place is a hidden gem. Out of site, located in the parking lot of the JAI ALAI ICONIC BUILDING, a must eat ARGENTINE Restaurant. Over 20 different type of "empanadas" This place is good. AND affordable. Rumor has it that the owner of this...More

Thank bajajulio
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Sat afternoon after my trip to the Dentist in TJ, He sent my wife and I to El Tucumano for lunch. The restaurant was extremely clean. The waitress very polite, especially our waitress she's from Venezuela don't remember her name. The food was outstanding, for...More

Thank PanchoOlopez
Reviewed 20 February 2014

They have some of the best Argentinian & Mexican fusion Argentinian empenadas that I have had anywhere. I have been told the restaurant is named after the owner's hometown in province of Tucuman in Argentina. Yes if you are wondering they usually have traditional tea...More

2  Thank Russ-Parsons
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Open Hours
12:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madero 1348 between 6th and 7th Streets | Inside Jai Alai's Parking, between 8th and 7th Tijuana, Baja California, Tijuana 22150, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
  • Phone Number: +52 664 290 7756
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