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Isabel's South of the Border

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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135 E Maley St, Willcox, AZ 85643-2127
+1 520-766-0859
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so happy to be able to just order a bowl of beans and Guacamole! The service was quick and friendly. The food delicious. We will return when in the area.

Thank iatrav999
Tucson Arizona
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555 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,833 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lady in the wine-tasting room around the corner, suggested this place for lunch. We walked over, and looked through the big windows. It looked clean, cheerful, and there were many people inside. You seat yourself, and we found a nice table by the window. Ordered two Tecate beers ($3.50 each) and two quesadillas. Mine plain (just cheese), cost $6.99,... More 

2 Thank NYU62
Willcox, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very excellent food. I would definitely recommend this place to eat at when your in town. Good service and great food

Thank Debbie S
Level Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ordered chicken burrito....got dry chicken wrapped in tortilla...no sauce or anything else in it. Coffee was very old, probably brewed day before.

Thank Daniella L
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent authentic Mexican restaurant. Local owners using nothing but fresh ingredients. We had the carne asado tacos and the fish tacos made with generous portions of breaded mahi. Carne asado was grilled and full of great flavor.

Thank steelyelk
Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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175 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stopped for lunch after touring a local museum, were seated promptly and given menus. Our server took our drink order and promptly returned with our beverages. There was a good selection of Mexican dishes with something for everyone. While we were reading the menus we munched on chips (homemade we thought) and a nice spicy salda, also homemade. We... More 

Thank Patricia L
Globe, Arizona
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306 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stopped by for lunch and they were still pretty crowded around 1pm. We got seated quickly and ordered. Their chips aren't homemade but the salsa was excellent. I ordered a chili relleno, beef taco and enchilada. The relleno seemed homemade and was excellent, but my taco was served in a factory-made shell. The enchilada was good, and my rice was... More 

Thank Cheryal
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246 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

12 of us were in town for the night and we went to this restaurant. We had two tables next to each other and one young lady did an excellent job of taking care of us. Drinks, and then the food came out hot and quickly. We commented to each other how impressed we were with how quickly and correctly... More 

Thank Bill G
Dusty AZ
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'm on the road, or in the air a good portion of the time, but when I'm home, Isabel's is my favorite place when I'm too tired or lazy to cook. I have yet to have a bad meal there or even just an ok one. I've loved everything that I've forked or spooned into my pie hole! If you're... More 

Thank amedic
Willcox, Arizona
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is darn good...from the carne asada to the fish tacos. Great salsa - great chips. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Tim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 E Maley St, Willcox, AZ 85643-2127
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Willcox
  • Phone Number: +1 520-766-0859

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