Interior of St. Mary's Mexican Food (copy)

In this photo from 2014, posters of Diego Rivera’s art line the walls of St. Mary’s Mexican Food, which has the best flour tortillas in the known universe. Oops! We mean Tucson.

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💛 St. Mary’s Mexican Food

Location: 1030 W. St. Mary’s Road

St. Mary’s is the first place I take friends visiting from out of town to introduce them to Tucson. Standing in line in their lobby, waiting patiently to order anything that uses their standout tortillas and, always, a horchata, is a rite of passage.

Rollies Mexican Patio

Location: 4573 S. 12th Ave.

Everything at Rollies is delicious (including its eponymous rolled tacos, dipped in queso… yum), but their flat enchiladas, doused in their award-winning birria, are life-changing.

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