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El Guero Canelo

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
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5802 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5529
+1 520-790-6000
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You must try the Sonoran Dogs. Special hotdogs dressed with beans, cheese, onions, pico, and a creamy white sauce. The kids loved the Horchatas (rice milk and cinnamon/sugar drink). We've never had guacamole with shredded cheese mixed in but it was a nice touch. While we waited for our food, the condiments bar allowed us to get some healthy munchies... More 

Thank Mibin
Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place. Stop every time I am in town on business for a couple Sonoran Dogs and a real Coca-Cola. Always prompt service, great side options, and simple, but delicious food. Keep up the great work and see you in two weeks!

Thank Frank S
Stuttgart, Germany
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, been in Tucson for about 9 months and had never had a Sonoran dog. Friend recommended this place and I was not disappointed. Guero Canelo was superb. Great, fresh ingredients, nicely priced, the right atmosphere, and really just a cool, Tucson experience. I had the Sammy dog, (2 hot dogs in the bun). Burritos looked great too. Give it... More 

Thank Carri and Matth... R
Missouri City, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good food great selection of Mexican cola. The only negative was numerous flies attempting to fly in my ears.

Thank Mstclean2002
Tucson, Arizona
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I always eat here on my birthday. Sure there are hundreds of fancier places near by, but, the Sonoran Hotdog is one of those amazing guilty pleasures that are best enjoyed for a special occasion. El Guero Canelo's dog is the real thing. Soft and chewy bun, bacon wrapped dog that snaps with every bite, beans and tomatoes and sauce.... More 

Thank Kipp M
Nathalie, Virginia
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A visit to Tucsonwouldntbe cometw without a visit to Guero Canelo for Sonoron Hotdogs. Getthem fully loaded dor the right taste. Dont be afraid of the grilled pepper that comes on the side justdont eat the seeds or the shoulder of the pepper. My wife seemed to enjoy hwr Carne Asada Taco also.

Thank Mike S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We were told we had to eat this gem. It was delicious. How can you go wrong with a bacon wrapped grilled dog in a fresh bun? Jalapeño relish, refried beans, and mayo are the standard condiments. The staff was very efficient which was good since lunch time was quite busy. We will be back next time we are in... More 

Thank Aksarbensteve
Portland, Oregon
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very busy for lunch on a weekday, but we had a great meal here. Wonderful carne asade tacos and burros. Horchata was great. Really wish EVERYTHING wasn't served on styrofoam, but this place was busy for a reason (i.e. it's great food). The fresh guacamole was wonderful. We'll definitely be back the next time we're in town.

Thank trimess
Louisville, Colorado
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490 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh, made to order tacos with a great salsa bar. Affordable and good. Everyone was friendly and they let us in before they opened.

Thank gustav2011
Tucson, Arizona
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345 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place never disappoints. The carne asada, the hot dogs, the condiment bar - what's not to love? Everything is seasoned perfectly and very fresh. I will go back again and again!

Thank CarolRororo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5802 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5529
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-790-6000

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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?