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Food scene in Tucson

Hotel
“Inside a circa-1919 hotel, this trendy American cafe serves old-school desserts & creative entrees!”
  • 94 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Cafe Poca Cosa is a must-have experience for many visitors to Tucson. Headed by acclaimed chef Susana Davila, Cafe Poca Cosa features a daily chalkboard menu with innovative takes on classical Mexican cuisine. The atmosphere is moody and beautiful. You'll want to make a reservation.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“One of our favorite cafes with a bar, wood fired pizza, and market. Great selection of beer, wine, coffee, and local / quality grocery items. They have the best baguette! ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Fantastic produce and wonderful meats, with enthusiastic and knowledgeable butchers. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Market
“One of our favorite open air market areas with several restaurants, boutiques, a bakery, coffee shop, a market, etc... tacos to fine dining. (very kid-friendly)”
  • 50 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Mexican cafe in a quaint historic house. Perfect if you are already in the historic area near the art museum and Presidio. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Sweet and savory fancy breakfast eats in a modern chic atmosphere. More fancy than our other breakfast recommendations, but casual clothing is also suitable because we’re in the desert college town. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorite spots in Tucson for breakfast, lunch or brunch! Tip for any vegans: the "roast beet sandwich" is hands down one of the best vegan or vegetarian sandwiches I (Tes) have ever had. This is also a good place to pop in if you need a coffee, a beverage to go, or a bottle of wine. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“Staying in? We recommend grabbing a craft beer by the bottle, can or growler here beforehand.”
  • 46 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Located in the beautiful and historic Congress Hotel, Cup Cafe has a fantastic patio space and a diverse menu. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Located in the historic train station, Maynard's has great upscale casual food and a great wine selection. (The patio is a great spot for kids) ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Hands-down the best pizza restaurant with the perfect seating indoor or outdoor. Be sure to check out the Tough Luck Club below for drinks!”
  • 35 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“i offer this one with caveats. it's owned by locally famous chef janos wilder, and when janos is there, all seems to be well. we've had really great meals. when he's not however, well, not so much. that said, it has a nice little patio area out front that great for happy hour drinks and small eats. and as it's right next door to the etherton gallery, you can get an art fix as well. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Located in the historic Presidio this is a great spot to stop for lunch or dinner when exploring the historic area of Downtown Tucson. Really cool enclosed patio area. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Enjoy outside patio with heaters in the cool weather. Nice gift shop with greeting cards. Nice selection for vegetarians.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cafe
“most incredible hand crafter pastries and scones. Head there in the morning while they are still warm. Pick up a pound of fresh roasted beans for your coffee at home.”
  • 35 locals recommend