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La Roca

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Plutarco Elias Calles, Nogales 84010, Mexico
+52 631 312 0760
11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed 11:00 - 00:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are spending the day in Nogales, La Roca is an interesting spot to visit. We had lunch and drinks. The atmosphere is beautiful and stands out in a border town. Complimentary fresh salsa, chips and guacamole are served which are all great, as are the margaritas. The service is average, our entres were not very good. Both had... More 

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I along with one other couple visited Nogales, Sonora, and, as a result of recommendations from the local merchants, had a late lunch at La Roca. It is a beautiful restaurant that appears to have been carved out of a huge rock. The restaurant is very attractive both inside and out, and our server was knowledgeable and... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our southern border cities are all very much alike and if transported there under blindfold, you would be hard pressed to identify the exact city you were in. The wares for sale in the many street booths/stands and stores are almost identical but each city has a multitude of photographic opportunities and food experiences to explore. Nogales fits that model... More 

1 Thank WilsyPV
Hanford, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place. You might not find it if you don't know where to go. This is my second time here and it was great. Sunday's is buffet day and everything was great. The service was outstanding. We went this time for dinner and they we very attentive to our needs. Every thing we tried was great

Thank angulo55
Milton, Florida, United States
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We visited la Roca twice and were pleasantly delighted both times. Exquisite food! The margaritas are as astounding as the food. Don't miss a trip to the restrooms to see the lovely sinks and painted tile. Friends are traveling to Tucson this weekend and plan a trip to Nogales. Surely wish I could stowaway in their baggage.

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Cambridge, Ontario
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234 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It took a few people helping us to find the restaurant as it is not on the main drag, but the food was good. We went late on a Saturday and they had a breakfast buffet still set up. There were a number of dishes to choose from and it was $12 so many of us had that. Others in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I went to Nogales from Tucson with a friend for some shopping and had Lunch at La Roca. Bought some beautiful glasses in the gift shop, lots of treasures there. The restaurant has so many great dishes. The margarita's are fresh made, smaller than the ones people are used to, but this is quality not quantity. Over all this place... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A great place to enjoy a wonderful lunch or dinner! Service and food was excellent! And visit their gift shop too!

Thank Karin B
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great ambiance, beautiful building, great service, and excellent food. The only thing that takes away from it is the location. Even though is close to the border, it is not exactly in a great place.

Thank John P
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. We parked in Nogales, Arizona, and walked across the border for good food, excellent service, and a unique architecture and interior. There were nine in our party and no one had any complaints. I had the bacon wrapped shrimp; it was delicious, but what's not to like about any dish with bacon. Make sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plutarco Elias Calles, Nogales 84010, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Nogales
  • Phone Number: +52 631 312 0760

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