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Sahuaro Cafe

American, Mexican
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12142 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Suite 120, Safeway Plaza @ 1st & Tangerine, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
520-297-3258
Today
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always nice to go back.

When we are back in Arizona, it's always nice to go back to Sahuaro Cafe. The staff here are alway very helpful and friendly. We have always found the food very tasty and nicely prepared. If you have not been here yet, give them a try. I think you will be happy you did. Gary/Mark Thanks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
Gary C
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

When we are back in Arizona, it's always nice to go back to Sahuaro Cafe. The staff here are alway very helpful and friendly. We have always found the food very tasty and nicely prepared. If you have not been here yet, give them a try. I think you will be happy you did. Gary/Mark Thanks.

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Bakersfield, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had breakfast on Saturday morning. The place was very busy, and the only seats available were at the counter, but service was prompt and friendly. The staff clearly work together! The decor is nice -- don't let the strip-mall exterior throw you -- and the food was very good. The Sahuaro Cafe looks like The Place for breakfast in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What a great neighborhood find! Had to wait a few minutes to be seated & worth it! My first visit & my boyfriend's second & he was certainly right! Interesting menu, friendly service & was hard to decide because so many unusual choices. We both had their signature omelet & was so large I couldn't finish it but worth every... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been to the Sahuaro Cafe several times. The food is never bad, but also never great, just unremarkable. For a small cafe the wait time between ordering and getting food seems to be on the far end of acceptable. It would be great if they offered some specials. On our most recent time at this cafe, my wife... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The best breakfast in Oro Valley. Staff is friendly and on top of everything. Food is excellent. Only open till 2 pm for breakfast and lunch. If you have to wait well worth it.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Went on a Sunday morning and found a line-up. Took to seats at the counter and were served right away. Extensive breakfast menu featuring both traditional and Southwest items. It was packed and busy, but service was still reasonable and friendly. Cooks never stopped pushing out food and service staff remained attentive. Food was good and prices reasonable. Nice decor.... More 

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Toronto
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179 reviews 179 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

In three years I've found just two good breakfast spots in Oro Valley and this is one of them. This is one of those memorable very few breakfast spots that we've all encountered at one time or another ...but only find rarely. Open just for breakfast and lunch, the coffee is good, the quick service comes with a smile and... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Excellent breakfast place in Oro valley. Nice size plates for the money. Good food and service. Friendly staff. Just the right size menu for this size or place.

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Tucson, Arizona
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152 reviews 152 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went Memorial Day morning for breakfast. We have been here quite a few times over the last two years. The food is always good and the service is good as well. This morning however, there were only two waitresses for the whole room, and every table was taken. Despite being short staffed, they were still friendly if a bit... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Found this place while driving though the shopping mall looking for a place to eat breakfast. I ordered the breakfast burrito and my wife ordered the Denver omelet, with a biscuit and gravy on the side. The wait staff were very friendly and kept the coffee mugs full. The breakfast burrito was OK, and the refried beans were (well, they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12142 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Suite 120, Safeway Plaza @ 1st & Tangerine, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-297-3258

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm

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