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Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
(520) 798-1618
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Ranked #24 of 1,709 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 5th Ave.
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English first
Fairbanks, Alaska
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Cup Cafe is a small restaurant with good food. It is a small menu but holds something for everyone. We had the crab cakes for an appetizer (some of the best we have ever had), and our main dishes were Stuffed Pepper (awesome) and the Special which was a steak with blue cheese (very tasty). Our waiter, Robert, was very... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We opted for the apps and a few drinks while we listend to music on the patio - it was great. They had this young man (12) playing blues and while he had a hard time sounding like a 50 year old black guy he was very talented. Tom Walbank was the main act and he was great old times... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just dropped in while enjoying a walking tour of downtown Tucson. Never experienced build your own Bloody Marys before. Fantastic. Enjoyed our creations outside in the beautiful Tucson January weather. This was a highlight of our day. You have to visit this place while you are in the area. Well worth the $8 price tag.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Have your own custom Bloody Mary made to start your Sunday brunch. Fantastic choices for ingredients! Food at the Cup Cafe is eclectic - very good.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place is wonderful and I always go when I'm in Tucson. The ambiance is great, food is delicious and the service is wonderful. We got the branzino and the seafood fumet. Both were excellent and well cooked with lots of seafood. We didn't leave hungry.. or with any room for dessert! I highly recommend.

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117 reviews 117 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Visiting Relative in Tucson and she took us to this historic hotel. Beautiful old hotel. We looked at the photos of their notorious guests. I had quiche of the day that came with fruit and small salad. Hubby had burger and fries (as usual) and cousin had chicken club. All very good. We ate outside which was nice as its... More 

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Durango, CO
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104 reviews 104 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

During our recent visit to Tucson in December we went to the Hotel Congress twice for breakfast. The first time we did not have a very good experience in that the service was poor and the food was really so-so. The second time was much better. The Hotel Congress is a downtown institution and one that has a restaurant called... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had a late breakfast here. It was too cold for the patio, which was a shame, but there was only a short wait. Daughter had the Gunpowder (turkey chorizo, potatoes and eggs), hubby had a nice take on huevos rancheros, son had The Depostion with some big flapjacks and fruit, and I had mixed berry crepes (very blintz-like with a... More 

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Denver, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My wife and I ate here upon the recommendation of the concierge at the hotel we were staying at. A bit of history here. You can read about the infamous John Dillinger and how he and his gang were captured here. Food was excellent!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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401 reviews 401 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

While visiting my parents in Tucson they wanted to take us to the Historic Hotel Congress for breakfast. Hotel Congress is legendary and has a lot of history. The café is just off the lobby. A small café with outdoor dining. But the morning we went it was too cold to sit outside. We had to wait about 15 minutes... More 

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Additional Information about Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
Phone Number: (520) 798-1618
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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