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Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson, Tucson, AZ

Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson

4.6
4.6
1297 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Blanco is more than your typical Mexican restaurant, it‘s an escape from the ordinary, a happy hour hang out, a place to sit back, recharge and party. It’s a vacation in your neighborhood that helps you relax with your favorite people. For food, margaritas, and good times, Blanco is the perfect place to find your bliss.

What could be better than street-style tacos, premium tequila, and a panoramic view of the Tucson valley? Blanco in Tucson features a modern take on classic Mexican fare, such as our award-winning Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork Tacos, as well as signature drinks made with seasonal fruits like our Pomegranate Grapefruit Margarita!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 44 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Mexican, Cocktail Bar, Southwest
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (520) 232-1007
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Catering
    Blanco catering provides a fresh twist on Mexican food for your next fiesta, family reunion, office gathering, or get-together with amigos and amigas. Allow us to bring a fun and delicious catering experience that is easy to assemble and ready to enjoy.
  • Neighborhood
    Foothills
  • Cross street
    Campbell and Skyline
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,297 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Tucson

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Tucson

    Great for outdoor dining

1,297 Reviews
  1. JannW

    Tucson

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Blanco Taco y Tequila (Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson) is by far the best of the Mexican restaurants we patronize in the Tucson area. The ambience, service and food are always excellent. We always leave feeling sated and happy.

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  2. BrendaK

    Detroit

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is always delicious as well as the cocktails.

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  3. TaraL

    Phoenix

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Our reservation was for 6:45, we had to ask about our table at 7:00 when we got seated. Our initial service was relatively quick but the entrees took a crazy amount of time. We ordered a to go meal when we got our food and waited about 30” for a single enchilada that had been sitting ready when I finally got up to ask the hostess about it. It was crazy loud and the food was salty. We’ve been to Blancos several times and it’s definitely gone downhill, we won’t be in a hurry to go back.

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  4. wine

    Tucson

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really liked my chicken salad with apples dates kale and great dressing

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  5. JayB

    Seattle

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great dinner at Blanco! Service was great as well!

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  6. LarryB

    Denver

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a great server! The place was crazy noisy though.

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  7. KevinB

    Tucson

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We arrived for our reservation and was seated almost immediately. The portions are so huge that half of my dinner was lunch the next day. The view was spectacular!

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  8. karenm

    Portland

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    There were WAY too many tables crowded in the space and it was WAY too noisy!

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  9. ChuckM

    Minneapolis

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We’re repeat customers and throughly enjoy dining outdoors. The items we selected were excellent on all counts, delicious, well prepared and came as ordered. The service was prompt and all our requests were accommodated.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always enjoyable , nice open space and friendly service .

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  11. Thomas

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food at a good value...........................

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  12. lorag

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambience and good food! Would recommend to everyone who likes good Mexican food

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  13. MaryD

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Blanco. Their street corn is fabulous! We order sort rib tacos or burritos.

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  14. Pretheater

    Los Angeles

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food, service, ambience, drinks, etc. were terrific. We had a great time at this beautiful restaurant. 

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  15. Luvit

    Phoenix

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very friendly people amazing views and the prices were pretty good for the amount of food you get.

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  16. AngiR

    Tucson

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Busy night but our server was friendly and attentive. Food good as always!

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  17. PamW

    Phoenix

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Excellent food. Good service. Difficult to talk even with restaurant 1/2 full.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    All of our food was slightly warm or cold … I had to have them reheat my cheese crisp as it was cold cold and nobody wants that. It was ok but nothing memorable. Needed more flavor and balance of flavors …. The chips were the best thing …. There is much better Mexican food to be had in Tucson.

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  19. Sandi

    Tucson

    97 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    97 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    It has been some time since we’ve eaten here. We ordered Margaritas that had little to no tequila. For $13 one would expect to have more than sweet and sour mix in the drink. We ordered tortillas to go with our meal and they were $1 each! The bowls we ordered were very bland with all the ingredients tasting the same. Overall, it was a very expensive, disappointing meal.

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  20. murrbrown

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall great experience! Food service atmosphere was all top notch

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  21. AmyC

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Chips and salsa were great. The entrees were mediocre. Service was slow. Waitress was very nice, but took awhile to check in and it took awhile for food to arrive once ordered. I will eat here again due to great ambience of the outdoor seating area and great chips and salsa. Not going to make it on my list of favorites though.

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  22. JudyJ

    Tucson

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I enjoyed a delicious dinner with excellent service by David

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    102 reviews

    4.0

    102 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall a great place for Mexican food. My shrimp tacos were good but needed a few more shrimp.

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  24. Ochoa

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Blanco never disappoints. It’s a regular go to for us. Everything on the menu is amazing, great service and lively atmosphere.

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  25. DanaD

    Phoenix

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    To my surprise, when I walked in the door of the restaurant, I saw that my name was next up on the list! We got a table right away. Wow! Open Table really works!

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  26. rv0555

    Greater Boston

    72 reviews

    4.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Another good experience. Our server was very attentive even though he was busy. Drinks were very good, food was good but my dish came out hot and my wife’s stone cold. They remade her plate but obviously by the time she received hers I was done mine. I would have expected some type of comp but nothing was given.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Tucson

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The hospitality was stellar and I loved the vibe in the restaurant! The strawberry margarita, chicken tortilla soup, & the short rib chimichanga enchilada style were 10/10! Will be back very soon.

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  28. DCDora

    Milwaukee

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food at this restaurant is amazing. We arrived in time to take advantage of the early diner margarita special. Delicious! I had the mahi mahi taco which I enjoyed. My husband had the cheese crisp. He shared a little and I’ll vouch for that as a great choice. Reservation on Open Table was easy and we were all set upon arrival!

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  29. rv0555

    Greater Boston

    72 reviews

    5.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall had a nice evening. The Dodges Margarita was excellent. The Chicken Tinga Burritos and enchiladas were very good. Our server was very attentive.

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  30. KevinW

    Tucson

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere and wonderful food. One of our favorite places to eat in Tucson!

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  31. ElaineE

    Tucson

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is amazing! We love the drinks. Staff are attentive and friendly. Will definitely be going back and recommend everyone go to Blanco!

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  32. TomB

    San Francisco

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Short rib machaca is great; in bowl, as burrito or chimichanga. Service is fantastic. Chips and salsa are excellent. Mango margaritas are delicious.

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  33. PaulH

    Deactivated - Far North Queensland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great tortilla, very generous serving of guacamole excellent drinks excellent steak fajitas. They seemed understaffed so service was a little slow

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  34. Aelvisj

    Salt Lake City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great outdoor area with heaters. Perfect for a big party. Staff was great food came out quickly and was hot and fresh. Everything tasted great. Great experience.

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  35. Colleenh

    Tucson

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved sitting outside for the city lights with the heaters. Stayed comfortable. Only thing to improve would be less salt food. Very nice place and quite busy for a Thursday night. Better plan ahead if you go!

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  36. RobertW

    Hawaii

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    It was cold outside but liked that it wasn’t too loud.

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  37. ddamiani

    Phoenix

    57 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Dinner at Blanco is always a lot of fun and tasty! Margarita's were great. The waitress recommended something that fit the bill for one of our party needing special attention. They did a great job preparing the special order item.

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  38. MARK

    Phoenix

    40 reviews

    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy eating at Blanco. Also, a great view of the city

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved it! One of our favorites when we are in Tucson

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Emma our waitress was amazing! She is very personable and the best staff person we have had in our many times here at Blanco.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson using the Order Online button. Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (520) 232-1007.

Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson is rated 4.6 stars by 1297 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 44 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Blanco Cocina + Cantina – Tucson

2905 E. Skyline Dr., #246, Tucson, AZ 85018

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Campbell and Skyline
  • Neighborhood
    Foothills
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Mexican, Cocktail Bar, Southwest
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (520) 232-1007
  • Catering
    Blanco catering provides a fresh twist on Mexican food for your next fiesta, family reunion, office gathering, or get-together with amigos and amigas. Allow us to bring a fun and delicious catering experience that is easy to assemble and ready to enjoy.
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