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Mi Nidito

#38 of 1,537 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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1813 S 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713-2998
+1 520-622-5081
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

2 constants here, the food is always excellent and there is always a wait,for good reason. My favorite is the green chile beef while wife and I both find the chile rellenos excellent. Parking can be difficult.

Sequim, Washington
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We read that this restaurant is a "must try" in Tucson for it's excellent Mexican Food. We arrived around 1:30pm. A small line had formed-we expected this since virtually all reviews said to expect a wait. We were seated in approx 15 minutes. The atmosphere was excellent with beautiful Mexican decor-this is what we look for when eating out-atmosphere! The... More 

Thank Nanook E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to wait over an hour and we arrived around 5pm for dinner. As we waited outside on the patio, we could smell the aroma from the food. It was wonderful. every time the door opened. Food did not disappoint. We had the "carne seca" tacos, which is a dried beef that is reconstituted. Very flavorful tacos. Really good. Also... More 

Thank N E
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Tucson every February for the past 17 years, and this year we decided to check out Mi Nidito at the recommendation of a friend, and that Bill Clinton was once a diner there. After a 1.5 hour wait, we were seated at our table which had a bowl of warm chips and salsa awaiting us. We... More 

Thank Aurora R
Wilmette, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant does have parking but the lots are tight and it can be tricky. We went once in the early evening when the wait was over an hour and a half so We left. We went back for a late lunch another day about 1:30 pm and the wait was still 25 minutes. It was a nice day so... More 

Thank nurabbit
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended this place. She said it was a Tucson landmark, a must-dine kind of place. We went early (about 5 pm) and were seated right away. The decor is over the top (didn't expect anything less) with SW and Mexican knickknacks everywhere. The tables and booths are very, very old and in serious need of replacement. The place... More 

Thank Frank B
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a visit to Steward Boot Co. a few blocks away, we went for lunch at Mi Nidito, following a recommendation from locals. This isn't Mexican food at its fanciest, that's for sure, but the Tex-Mex food was far better than the run of the mill, and everything was delicious. This is a great chow-down place. Parking is available on... More 

Thank MartinCATO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although there is often a wait, it is worth it. The service is wonderful and the food is better. I would say the margaritas are marginal but the food is so good you don't care. The Chimichangas and the enchiladas are very good.

Thank Golfchief
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a reason you can wait an hour or more for a table at Mi Nidito. You'll be glad you did! I had the birria and was sorry I didn't opt for the 'enchilada style' which has a spicy tomato sauce and melted cheese on top. It was excellent and the closest I came to my son's mother-in-law's real deal.... More 

Thank skatlammetjie
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch for my daughters birthday 🎂... Great service and food is amazing! Love the beans! Get here early for lunch so you don't have to wait.

Thank Tina K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 S 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713-2998
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-5081

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