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Bobo's Restaurant

#27 of 1,584 Restaurants in Tucson
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2938 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716-2752
520-326-6163
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5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good local breakfast spot

It is a nondescript but busy place. We didn't wait even ten minutes, and service was good with someone checking on us regularly. The famous banana pancake was very good but too big and sweet for one person to eat it all. It was reasonably priced and worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Dellinda
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

It is a nondescript but busy place. We didn't wait even ten minutes, and service was good with someone checking on us regularly. The famous banana pancake was very good but too big and sweet for one person to eat it all. It was reasonably priced and worth a visit.

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arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Best breakfast in Tucson. Families eat here year after year. College students bring friends. Great place

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Humboldt County, USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Authentic neighborhood breakfast/brunch spot. It's not chi-chi, it's not artisanal, it's not perfect, but I like it! The low-down: open-face turkey sandwich was a delicious blast from the past. Omelette disappeared from the plate with no diversionary conversation. Chicken-fried steak was pretty good (not great) but the home fries (more like super-chunky fried mashed potatoes) were out of this world.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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137 reviews 137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Welcome to the real world. Step out of your upper middle class life. Forget the Egg McMuffin. Have breakfast at Bobo's. The omelettes are great and the portions large. My wife and I split ours and she could not finish her half. The place was crowded but service was polite and prompt. Our waitress seemed to fly between tables, taking... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Just look at my picture - the size of the pancake my husband ordered was hilariously huge but really tasty! My son was living in Tucson for a few months and while visiting him he took us to Bobo's. It's not much for atmosphere - the building is old and the interior really needs some updates and repairs and it... More 

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Chicago
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130 reviews 130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Rubbing elbows with a better cross-sectio of folks than at the resort we are staying at this was a deliciously fun breakfast! The bacon in my omelette was so crisp and generous while the cheese complimented the flavor and the eggs cooked to perfection,. Truly probably the best omlette I have ever eaten! We also loved the banana pancake, although... More 

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

we went on a weekday morning so no crowds, very friendly staff and unbelievable banana pancakes! don't be discouraged by exterior or neighborhood, staff and patrons were very very nice and we had an excellent breakfast for a very very reasonable price. hidden gem!

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place might not look great from the outside, but wait unitl you get inside. A very welcoming staff, a small neighborhood atmosphere, great food and great service. The pancakes are gigantic and delicious. My son loved this place.

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We looked on Trip Advisor for a breakfast recommendation. Bobo's was a top choice. I'm not sure what we expected but it was a surprise. The restaurant is located in the middle of car related businesses. It is small and not much waiting space. Fortunately the weather was nice so you could put your name on the list and wait... More 

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Be patient when going to Bobo's! There is usually a line waiting! We assure it that it is worth any wait! If you are alone or a couple, consider sitting at the counter. There you can watch the food being prepared and watch a well organized kitchen at work! The omelets are HUGE and wonderful! They have HUGE pancakes that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2938 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716-2752
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-326-6163

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 4
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?