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Papa Locos Tacos and Burgers

) #254 of 1,575 Restaurants in Tucson £ Mexican,
8201 S Rita Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747-9057
+1 520-663-3333
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (9 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“hamburger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
8201 S Rita Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747-9057
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Where else can you get a great dinner, gas up your car, fill a propane tank, get a haircut, and pick up some convince store items. Seriously though the food is great. Mexican food plus great burgers. I always get the EnchaLoco's. They...More

Thank Lance B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

On Sunday mornings we go out for breakfast burritos. We usually go to one of the competitors who have very good burritos. Today we went to this restaurant. They are more expensive, have less egg in the burrito and charged extra for the cheese. What...More

Thank CarlK56
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We ate at this popular little restaurant located about 10 miles south of Tucson while we were attending an event at the Pima County Fairgrounds. Wonderful breakfast and went back for lunch. Their red enchilada sauce is the most flavorful we have had anywhere and...More

Thank roadwarriorstwo
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This little restaurant is part of a convenience mart/gas station, so many people would drive right by. I'm telling you, stopping is worth your time and is easy on the wallet. Only a few tables inside or out, the food is great and the portions...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered 2 number 16 the enchilada combo. We ordered ground beef. Also we asked for two sides of rice and no beans. When we got our dinner to go with ended up with no rice and two sides of beans. I called back and...More

Thank Jrntucson
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

After eating lunch at Papa Locos, I thought about it for days. My burro was fantastic and their array of salsas were great. This place is nothing fancy, but given how packed it was in a Wednesday at noon, I'm not alone in my opinion.

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were trying to find a spot between Karchner Caverns and Saguaro East and found this place on TA. As someone below said - look beyond the gas station and good have some good tacos. Exactly what we were looking for prior to hiking.

Thank Fritch
Reviewed 23 January 2017

love, love the fish tacos! Prices are great, they have hamburgers for my picky eater, great service. Love everything I have eaten here. Don't let the gas station fool you, you should eat here.

Thank Schultzfamily901
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Not like it used to be! We used to get service with a smile, not last night! The two young ladies acted like it was a bother to wait on us! The tostados were so so but my wife quesadilla was good! The lemonade was...More

Thank Jrntucson
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It has always disappointed me that it is so hard to find Mexican food with authentic spice and flavor in Tucson, of all places! This is the best Mexican restaurant I've eaten at in Arizona! It really does look like a lame place from the...More

Thank J S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8201 S Rita Rd, Tucson, AZ 85747-9057
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-663-3333
  • E-mail
Serves Mexican and American Classics
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