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Los Jarritos

4832 S. 12th Ave., Tucson, AZ - (520) 746-0364
Los Jarritos is a charming 12th Avenue cafe where local Tucsonians come to eat and chat with each other and to enjoy traditional Sonoran fare from green corn tamales to hangover-cure menudo.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Green Corn Tamales (6)
Chorizo & Eggs
Red Chili
Tortilla

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
""Praise God for corn from Mexico," declared one tamale-eating customer when he saw us glowing with joy over the sunshine-and-butter brightness of Los Jarritos' green corn tamales, which are always on the menu. Once strictly a late-summer, early-fall dish, when local ..."   [Read More]
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Tom Lewis - Photos (1)
October 16, 2011
"On a recent trip to Tucson, I paid a visit to Los Jarritos. I was fortunate that a cooler than usual morning allowed me to eat at one of the outside tables near the front entrance. When I ordered, the friendly owner gave me some recommendations and I requested two ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

4832 S. 12th Ave., Tucson, AZ
(520) 746-0364

http://www.losjarritosmexicanfood.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A brace of green corn tamales, wrapped in soft corn husks, are eggs' (and chorizo's) best friend in the morning. When the husk is peeled away, the sunny, buttery aroma of chili, corn, and cheese that escapes is devastating-delish.
"A brace of green corn tamales, wrapped in soft corn husks, are eggs' (and chorizo's) best friend in the morning. When the husk is peeled away, the sunny, buttery aroma of chili, corn, and cheese that escapes is devastating-delish."
Michael Stern





Rugged chorizo sausage is available on a plate with potatoes and refritos or wrapped in a burro.
"Rugged chorizo sausage is available on a plate with potatoes and refritos or wrapped in a burro. "
Michael Stern


Available by the cup or plate, Los Jarritos' bowl of red packs full-tilt chili flavor but not an overwhelming amount of heat.
"Available by the cup or plate, Los Jarritos' bowl of red packs full-tilt chili flavor but not an overwhelming amount of heat."
Michael Stern


Soft, warm tortillas accompany most meals.
"Soft, warm tortillas accompany most meals."
Michael Stern


Tamales by the bagful, ready to heat and eat.
"Tamales by the bagful, ready to heat and eat."
Michael Stern


A mid-morning snack of green corn tamales and refried beans.
"A mid-morning snack of green corn tamales and refried beans."
Tom Lewis


Los Jarritos is a charming little eatery on an avenue of corn and chili vendors and Sonoran hot dog carts.
"Los Jarritos is a charming little eatery on an avenue of corn and chili vendors and Sonoran hot dog carts."
Michael Stern



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