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BEST NEIGHBORHOOD MEXICAN RESTAURANT, SCOTTSDALE Phoenix 2007 - Los Olivos Mexican Patio

Los Olivos Mexican Patio

Los Olivos Mexican Patio

7328 E. 2nd St.

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-946-2256

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Los Olivos' original Scottsdale location has been around for decades, and it's one of the funkiest Mexican restaurants in the Valley. The quirky blue room, just a step past the lobby, looks like a psychedelic underwater scene, with a big fish tank and a cluster of bubble-shaped skylights that cast a cool glow on tables full of diners. Meanwhile, the main dining room feels more traditional, with the exception of oversized sculptures and planters that add a surreal touch.

If the atmosphere puts you in a whimsical mood, try the Mexican Flag, an eye-catching trio of enchiladas topped with red chile sauce, sour cream, and green chile. Fajitas are another house specialty, served with a heap of colorful vegetables, guacamole, beans, and sour cream. And instead of the usual side of refried beans, go with the frijoles charros — spicy pinto beans flecked with cilantro. At Los Olivos, primo Mexican comfort food plus a fun vibe equals a neighborhood favorite that Scottsdale can be proud of.

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mexicanhopper
mexicanhopper

P.S. dont ride the burro in the front they get pissed!

Mexicanhopper
Mexicanhopper

This place is tucked away in a spot I never knew existed. The experience was verry pleasent. Good service, good food, and the atmosphere was neat. The price was ok.. maybe a little high but would deffinately return..Oh yes!

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