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Ric's Cafe - CLOSED

5605 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-1998
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Service was poor and so was the food. They finally closed so it's ok. There is nothing nice to say about the place.

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Not sure when they closed, but the food has been mediocre for several years. Not really surprised they went under. Tucson has too many good restaurants

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

With so many interesting restaurants in Tucson this would be so far down on my list I would never return. Not a bad meal if it's your neighborhood. Definitely not worth seeking out otherwise.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

When we arrived on a Saturday, almost noon. There were only two tables occupied. The greeter never really smiled and just said table or booth. We were seated in a booth and waited forever for someone to even ask if we wanted drinks. In that time we noticed that the dining chairs were covered in thick dust and lint. Reagan... More 

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Clarkdale, Arizona
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

We are in Tucson for a five day educational conference and stay at the Westin. We found this place on a list of places to eat nearby. I had the chicken marsala and my wife had the prime rib. My chicken was not coated or stuffed with cheese, just plain covered with watery sweet brown gray with mushrooms out of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

If you live in or visit Tucson, this is really a lovely night out...Sit outside on the patio and enjoy the music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Plenty of food (I love the salmon), reasonably priced and the music is all from our younger days (I'm 56 and recognize every song they play...sort of soft rock from the 70's and... More 

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

This is a nice resturant. They take reservations, have good food and good service. On Friday nights they have live music that's not too loud. They have outdoor seating that is non-smoking. Good Fish Fry, good liver and onions for those of you who like that. They include salad and dessert with many meals. Coupons on Restaurant.com can save a... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Sunday mid day. Waited 20 minutes just to be acknowledged by the "hostess" who took our coffee order. After 40 minutes of no coffee or even water, got up and left. Note, the place was not crowded with help running all over the place. Incredibly badly run.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Three of us went to Ric's for lunch, one salad and two sandwiches. Food was quite good an priced reasonable. The half sandwich and salad was excellent, I upgraded the sandwich to a Ruben and selected the Cesar salad which was plentiful and must of featured their own dressing as I could actually taste a bit of the anchovy, which... More 

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Our visit started off poorly with the designated waiter never coming to see us. A very friendly waiter came to our assistance and made everything right and provided excellent service. We sat outside at a table under an umbrella - a true treat for northerners escaping winter. We had pork sliders, a rueben (the best we've ever had!), coffee and... More 

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Additional Information about Ric's Cafe

Address: 5605 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-1998
Phone Number: 520-577-7272
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Seafood, Contemporary

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