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Los Portales

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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2615 S 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like coming to this place when we are in town because the buffet includes menudo. It is a little pricier than ordering a regular bowl from the menu, but I think it is better and you can also have other items like chilaquiles, tamales, mini chimis, etc. Service is usually OK but this time they did neglect our drink... More 

Thank Dalixia7
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had were looking for a different restaurant when we came across Los Portales. Tired and hungry from traveling we decided to stop in. Best decision ever! The food was amazing. The waitstaff and menu was bilingual. The salsa was good, but hot. So, be prepared for that. The atmosphere was bright and festive. There was no mariachi band that... More 

Thank Darcie M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Because of this special day, we invited a bunch of family and arrived at the doorstep by noon, anxious and hungry. We were told by phone the day before that Mariachis would be playing from 11 to 2 but informed no, they had been gone since 10 am. Not to worry because of the great buffet awaiting, NOT: cold menudo,... More 

Thank Julie R
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Best flour tortillas I have ever eaten! The food and drinks were excellent the waitstaff are bilingual and genuinely friendly. A mariachi band serenaded couples while we ate. Overall, though this is not the nicest part of town, I would recommend any locals or visitors to head south and check this place out!

Thank Christina L
Salt Lake City, Utah
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Most of the food is above average Mexican, but the mole was much too sweet with no spice. Would not recommend. Salsa was excellent and Margaritas were average. It was not crowded but service was very slow. I think only one server for too many tables. Was expecting well-above average food based on the slowness of the kitchen, but that... More 

Thank MillcreekUT
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had to get a tire fixed and Los Portales was across the street from Discount Tire. So lunch sounded good... Lunch Buffet with a lot of the Best Mexican food we have had!

Thank susan W
los lunas, new mexico
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Mexican food for Sunday midday and wow that was fun! We arrived to a very busy restaurant and were greeted and seated immediately. Chips, Salsa with iced tea arrived shortly after. The Marachi Band was singing loudly. Now, normally I want to flee when a Marachi Band wanders by. I just don't know what to do... More 

Thank Ananda-Bindy
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

These guys just know how to make salsa. we've had salsa all over this town & many, many others. If you're craving the best...Los Portales knows it & throws it. This & a shrimp Bruchetta? Heaven. Best Tortillas in town too...

Thank Betsy S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The kids love coming here especially for the menudo the best we have had in Tucson We love it especially home made tortillas

Thank Richard H
Easton, Maryland
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

On our way to Phoenix and wanted food southwestern food. I called my son who lived in Tucson for the past six years and told him I wanted near the I-10, authentic and not overpriced. He recommended Los Portales and we were very happy!! Great service! Good salsa and chips which they gladly refilled three times and great food!! I... More 

Thank LoriRNMichigan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 S 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-889-1170

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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?