Los Olivos has been a fixture in Scottsdale for more than 70 years. The Corral family has operated the restaurant at the same location for 3 generations. When you're in Scottsdale, it's well worth a visit to Los Olivos to experience authentic homestyle Sonoran Cuisine made with love and tradition by the Corral family.
From their website:
OUR HISTORYWelcome to Los Olivos Mexican Food Restaurants. Family owned and operated, housed in a charming structure with a unique architectural character, our old-town location was originally built many years ago by our grandfather, Tomas Corral. The Corral Family left their native Mexico for America in 1919 because our grandmother Cecilia Corral, did not want her sons working in the mines of Mexico. Many old-timers will remember the building as the home of a bakery, tavern, pool parlor and even a chapel at one time.
WHO WE ARE NOWCombining their native talents, the second generation of the Corral Family has brought Los Olivos from a little adobe eating spot to its present critically acclaimed dining establishment in Scottsdale. Our talented family members have worked together for years. An uncle designed and crafted the unique Spanish style chandeliers, cousins enthusiastically greet you and wait on tables, daughters and sons now manage and keep the books.
The third generation of Corrals is making margaritas behind the bar, serving spicy hot dishes, and an old friend is still back there rolling fresh flour tortillas. The Corral Family is proud of their tradition of good food, a warm and friendly atmosphere, and excellent service.
We hope you will agree that this tradition has been maintained, and remember "Esta es su casa y vuelvan pronto" (This is your home, please return soon).
The Corral Family
7328 E 2nd Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Phone: (480) 946-2256
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