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Shot in the Dark Cafe

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121 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85701-2011
520-882-5544
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Angry Cook!

I came in with a friend and ordered two eggs over easy and when they showed up they were over raw. The whites were still crystal clear. When I sent the food back the cook was instantly on the defense. "You ordered over easy!" he snarked.. Yes I did and then I said, "Well make them over medium... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I came in with a friend and ordered two eggs over easy and when they showed up they were over raw. The whites were still crystal clear. When I sent the food back the cook was instantly on the defense. "You ordered over easy!" he snarked.. Yes I did and then I said, "Well make them over medium then." The... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We wound up in downtown Tucson the other night and it was ten or eleven and we wanted a small bite, maybe a fish taco. Unfortunately, the places we checked had already closed the kitchen but a bartender at the Congress Hotel sent us to the Shot in the Dark. It is a small older building and seemed more like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

Great people, great food, and bestof all fantastic coffee. It's the best place to hang out downtown with a great urban feel

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Santa Barbara, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Shot In The Dark Cafe is the best place to go if you're looking for a chill atmosphere with comfortable seating, artsy decor, and occasional entertainment. The staff have always been friendly, helpful, and interesting to talk to. They care about their business, and they know their stuff. The meals are excellently priced and delicious. My choice is usually the... More 

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Sonoma, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

there are homeless people and thieves who hang out there for the free computer use. my phone was stolen and i was continually harassed be weirdos. go there at your own risk

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

This morning I got the worst attitude with the guy that has the handle bar mustache. What an a hole! I ordered a triple espresso on ice to go and asked nicely " if it could be put in a large cup". He said in an irritable way "NO!". I insntantly wanted to walk out at that moment but figured... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2010

Open 24/7 every day of the year... They consistently have very good food and coffee and if you happen to be a smoker, have a screened in smoking room just for you. Have just put in new booths and always have some new interesting art work on their walls.

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2008

dirty. gross. too grunge for me.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85701-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-882-5544

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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