Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila

4.2
298 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila takes a modern and playful twist on authentic Mexican food using only the freshest local ingredients. Reforma boasts Arizona’s largest selection of Mezcal and Tequila, along with a creative list of margaritas and cocktails and house made salsas, which are just some of the reasons Reforma has quickly become a Tucson favorite. Join us for happy hour 7 days a week, a modern Mexican brunch, or for your favorite soccer games on one of our big screen TVs!

Located at the SE corner of River and Campbell, in the beautiful St. Philip’s Plaza, Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila is close to it all. Join us for brunch, lunch, dinner and late night in one of Tucson’s premier restaurant locations!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Sat outside during happy hour and the service was so fast and the food/drinks were delicious!

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John
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We had a table outside which was very nice for lunch. My associate's salad was very nice, but nothing special. My enchiladas were too much food, too much cheese and spicy, but not flavorful.

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Dayle
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food and service are both great! Sedona was our server and she was fabulous! It’s a beautiful setting as well!

EB
ElisabethB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Eggs had obviously been sitting and were not hot and melted cheese hardened. Salt should be on the table. Coffee excellent.
I would recommend for salsa and margs.

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LeslieC
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The margaritas were not good very sour neither of us finished our drinks food was delicious though we had the tacos and nachos

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MikeH
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

By far the worst food I’ve ever had in a restaurant. And it’s very expensive also. We had a confirmed reservation at 6:30 for a outside table and they refused to honor it.

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Randyite
Tucson
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience2

everything was painfully slow, starter, drinks, mains, you name it
long, long waits for everything
inattentive service
our queso came without any tortillas with which to eat it, no spoon to serve it, and we had no utensils. We had to ask twice for utensils and tortillas. And the queso was as runny as milk. Terrible.
Took forever to get a second round of drinks.
The “street corn” was the only truly outstanding dish.
And the live entertainment was the worst band I’ve ever heard. Painful.

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Dave
Jackson Hole
6 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food served out on a festive patio. We will be back.

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AZWildcat
Tucson
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Food was decent. I was really unhappy with the service. The waitress sat my 6 year old and I at a bar height table and was annoyed when I asked for a lower table with shade (in the middle of a sunny afternoon - when there were plenty of tables in the shade). She moved us to another tall table with shade and didn’t seem to care I was genuinely concerned my kid might fall. She also hardly came around and checked on us.

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DonK
Tucson
5 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience4

Duty dishes. Bad service. To much time waiting for food. Food warm.

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OpenTable Diner
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, terrible drinks, ok food

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KaceeG
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The happy hour was great- we got the queso and house margaritas! The tortilla chips were the best chips we had while in Tucson! We also tried the famous margarita flight. They were great, but small and overpriced in my opinion. Definitely better to go on margarita Monday to try their margaritas! They have live music on their patio most nights too! Overall, great experience and perfect place for families, kids, date, etc.

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AlisonN
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Chips, Guac and drinks all good. Otherwise food was overpriced and not great. Service was the worst I’ve had in a long time. We waited at least 10 minutes to be greeted, server seemed overwhelmed and not very friendly. Time in between seeing was significant. This place is betting a lot on its outside patio and overall I delivers. DO NOT GO.

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DellaH
Tucson
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Since pandemic started our group lunches are more important than ever and we love the patio here.

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TomB
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Definitely not a place to go for authentic Mexican cuisine....

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vipMarkR
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Overall, the food very tasty and arrived perfect temperature. The main issue is on the service side. Our very pleasant server was overworked with too many tables. Ordering additional drinks was next to impossible. Water was never refilled. In summary, too many alternatives to return to this place

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Katie was awesome!

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Firebirds
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service, despite a large number of diners and limited number of servers.

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Guest
Tucson
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We celebrated birthday at this place. It was Friday evening and it was packed by 6pm. Place is nice overall, food is okay too. But service is kinda strange. Waiter didn’t pay any attention to us at all, threw plates on the table and left, didn’t talk, didn’t smile, didn’t care. In different restaurants they’re trying to recognize that it’s your birthday, but not here. No one cared at all. They wanted to move tables as fast as possible. As we just got done eating waiter immediately asked if we need boxes and check. Left this place with mixed feelings.

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LisaL
Tucson
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

We sat outside, and when the sun went lower in the sky it was blinding...we had to ask 5 different times to have the blinds lowered. Additionally, there was a large dog at the table next to us - the dog barked and whined through the entire dinner. This was quite annoying, and I think the guests should have been asked to leave since their dog was so disruptive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Never miss coming to Reforma when we visit Tucson

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
89 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

We like spicy food but this was over and above and way too spicy. Service was just ok. Needed more water often. Also had better margaritas other places. The outdoor ambiance was very nice.

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BRSprouls
Tucson
35 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place to hang with friends, have a margarita flight and listen to music. The Calabaza Rellena was delicious.

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SeanS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience5

The el pollo tacos did not have cheese or cabbage as advertised and the tortillas were soaking wet. The chicken was less than flavorful.

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AngelaA
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific Happy Hour—- delicious appetizers and fast service

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MelissaW
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience4

Extremely slow service and a server who was not friendly. Food was not creative or delicious. Just average Mexican food. It was disappointing.

MP
vipMichaelP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great cocktails and live music. Loved it!

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MikeW
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere was great with the band playing mostly country hits and Spanish country. The food was spectacular and the portions were generous. Our server was very friendly and helpful and even brought a heater over to our table. We highly recommend Reforma and will return the next time we’re in Tucson.

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BeckyK
Tucson
4 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

I hate to give Reform a bad review, because I've been there several times and the food and service has been great. But this time was the exception. The service was awful and extremely slow and some of the food was not great. This is my first time there for dinner, so maybe I'll just stick to lunch if this is what we can expect for dinner.

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CourtneyH
Tucson
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Our server clearly didn't care about our group and took about 15 minutes to come see us once drinks were empty and to get the check once we requested it. Food was good, drinks were good, but not worth it. We wont be back.

MW
MarieW
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Especially enjoyed the salmon with a spinach, quinoa, sweet-potato and goat cheese base. Great flavors.

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vipnance
Caribbean
17 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. Will be back.

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LoriN
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Since we preferred a quiet environment, we ate inside. The service was slow and it appeared that the busy patio was prioritized. The appetizer dishes were left in the table and the food came lukewarm. Overall, a very average (at best) experience.

CM
ClaraM
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

way too noisy. The speakers were blaring over my head...hard to have a conversation. Outside bands playing 1 thing but internal TV something...Horrible.

Our waitress certainly hustled! She earned her tip. She was fabulous. Excellent, attentive, kept track of what we were ordering, drinking. I'd love to have her any time, every time.

Omlette was fabulous.

Annoyed I was "accused" of missing my reservation & received an email asking why??

LM
LisaM
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love outside seating and listening to the band. The lighting is beautiful. Food and service were excellent.

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KathyS
3 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very tasty food, good margaritas! Live music was a little loud for us

SD
vipSoloDiner
London
41 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Where to begin? It took an inordinate amount of time for a server to swing by. The place seemed woefully understaffed. The server didn’t know that wine was half off that evening. She brought a bottle of something that wasn’t even on the menu without explaining why (I was left to assume that the menu item was sold out and a comparable replacement was given).

Food arrived quickly but was room temp at best. I thought the mole was too cinnamon forward but mole is always a gamble.

The server never bothered to remove the menu from the table. What kind of training do these people get?

Like nearly all Mexican restaurants the music was loud. The acoustics of the room amplified the noise of fellow diners as well.

I couldn’t wait to leave.

The chips and salsa was very good.

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WilliamD
Tucson
5 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Margarita flights! Tey the Polsole and chocolate Mousse

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Teens
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful. Great food, great jalapeno magaritas and great atmosphere. We were celebrating a Birthday and had the perfect table. Katie, our server, was awesome.

CR
CatalinaR
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints! Our server was great and we loved the band!

FAQs

Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (520) 867-4134.

Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila is rated 4.2 stars by 298 OpenTable diners.

Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/reforma-modern-mexican-mezcal-tequila/giftcards.