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Oct 18, 2012 12:54 PM

What Happened to the Mariscos Chihuahua on Irvington in Tucson!?

We don't get to Tucson often but stopped by there for lunch yesterday. Well, we tried to have lunch. The neon in the windows was lit but there was a chain padlocked across the door. What's going on?!


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  1. Oh lord, I hope it isn't city wide, i don't know what I'd do without Mariscos Chihuahua.

    5 Replies
    1. re: EWSflash

      Right, exactly.

      There used to be a fine Mariscos in Sierra Vista, AZ, about 18 minutes from where we live. Out of the blue that one closed down late last year, leaving one-count'em-one good place in town (Tanuki for sushi). Yesterday we'd been awake since 3:00am, arrived back at the Tucson airport about noon, & zapped straightaway over there for lunch. Nope. Disappointing to say the least. We found a different Mexican place a few minutes away that was, well, ok, but not Marsicos. What's going on here?

      1. re: FishTales

        Most of the good old stand-by's have closed. The local economy has really hurt the family run places.

        1. re: Sid Post

          Oh seven hells- we need our Mariscos Chihuahuas, let's all eat there once at least every two weeks and take out of towners there every time. They have takeout, too, you know.

          1. re: EWSflash

            We haven't been back to Tucson since my opening post. Is the one on Irvington open again? Are any still open?! Thanks... & here's hoping.


            1. re: FishTales

              Why don't you just call them? There are 6 other Maricos locations in Tucson according to their website. The original on Grande has been there forever and is the best out the 3 or 4 that we have tried. Their number is 520.623.3563.