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Check out the 4 most popular spots in Tucson's Rita Ranch neighborhood

Check out the 4 most popular spots in Tucson's Rita Ranch neighborhood
Luckie's Thai-Asian Cuisine | Photo: Nicole Q./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 13, 2019.

Looking to uncover all that Rita Ranch has to offer? Get to know this Tucson neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a taco joint to a bike shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Rita Ranch, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Papa Locos Tacos and Burgers

Photo: Douglas R./Yelp

Topping the list is Mexican spot Papa Locos Tacos and Burgers, which offers Mexican cuisine, burgers and more. Located at 8201 S. Rita Road, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 202 reviews on Yelp.

Owners Robert Christian and Leticia Ramirez told the Arizona Daily Star, "'We didn’t just want to be a Mexican place that offered a burger. We wanted to offer amazing specialty burgers that are equally as awesome as the Mexican food.'" Mexican dishes include burritos, tacos and nachos.

2. Saing Thai Cuisine

Photo: JAcky C./Yelp

Next up is Thai spot Saing Thai Cuisine, situated at 9136 E. Valencia Road. With four stars out of 289 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The menu includes traditional Thai favorites like curry, fresh spring rolls, pad Thai, fried rice and more. 

3. Luckie's Thai-Asian Cuisine

Photo: Mike M./Yelp

Thai and Chinese spot Luckie's Thai-Asian Cuisine is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 8110 S. Houghton Road, four stars out of 153 reviews.

On the menu, expect to find both Thai and Chinese cuisines like stir fry, curry, fried rice, chop suey, chow mein and more. 

4. Ben's Bikes

Photo: Ben's Bikes/Yelp

Check out Ben's Bikes, which has earned four stars out of 19 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bike shop and bike repair and maintenance spot at 7431 S. Houghton Road. 

Owner Ben Chandler has been a competitive cyclist for decades and has brought his experiences to his shop, according to the website. Ben's Bikes also holds special events like monthly full moon group rides.


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