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The best chili relleno in Tucson?

G1102 Mar 8, 2007 06:52 AM

The search for the perfect chili relleno continues. Your thoughts?

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    bobgh RE: G1102 Oct 8, 2010 03:33 AM

    I had the chile rellenos at Los Nopales last night. Thought they were outstanding. The place is a bit hard to find.

    Los Nopales
    3051 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713

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      Tucsongal RE: G1102 Oct 16, 2010 01:38 PM

      Two of my favorites are Rosa's (Campbell/ Ft Lowell) and Poco and Mom's(Kolb)

      1. EWSflash RE: G1102 Oct 17, 2010 11:22 AM

        I got a chli relleno at Poco & Mom's he first time I went there, asked for the sauce on the side and she said "no problem!" The relleno was very good- thin crispy coating, real green chile, and it wasn't all globbed down and mushy from having arrived with sauce all over it weighing it down. I'm going to get it there from now on. plus the servers are a tad in-your-face but extremely friendly and accommodating.

        Poco & Mom's Restaurant
        1060 S Kolb Rd, Tucson, AZ 85710

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          mole RE: EWSflash Oct 19, 2010 12:07 PM

          If you want to read over 100 chile rellenos reviews, may I suggest Simon E on Yelp. The guy uses "3 word descriptors", not sure what that means. But I think he has tried every single chile relleno in Tucson.

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            mrbigshotno.1 RE: mole Oct 30, 2010 03:09 PM

            I thought I was a CR freak, Simon E is unbeleivable !

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              EWSflash RE: mole Nov 5, 2010 10:40 AM

              Wow- a real aficionado. Deserves a bookmark. Three word reviews. I like it.

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