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Phoenix

Mucho Gusto

603 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ, 85281, United States
TEL: (480) 921-1850

Phoenix has many Mexican restaurants, but this one gets extra points for ambience, creativity, and affordability. It’s a neighborhood hangout, but instead of vinyl booths and plastic tables, it favors dark wood and Diego Rivera prints. And the food stands out, with dishes like Oaxacan grilled chicken tamale wrapped in banana leaves and topped with a mole sauce. The machaca (slow-roasted beef) is also excellent—tender and juicier than you’ll often find it. Plus, the twinkly lit patio is a great option in pleasant weather.

Insider Tip:

Tip: If you’re feeling adventurous, try the sweet and nutty tamarind-flavored margarita.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Dinner
  • Family-Friendly Dining
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Parking Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Mexican

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