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Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

#27 of 1,604 Restaurants in Tucson
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311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811 (5th Ave.)
(520) 798-1618
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 148
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  • 122
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love the history of Tucson!

Excellent history of the old days in Tucson. Great place to hang out and people watch. The food is delicious. Grap a table on the patio and take in the sights of Tucson.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent history of the old days in Tucson. Great place to hang out and people watch. The food is delicious. Grap a table on the patio and take in the sights of Tucson.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've eaten breakfast at the Cup Cafe twice now. Once inside and once outside. The ambiance is beautiful either way but I disliked the flies when we ate outside. Swatting the air over your food the entire time you eat can get old. That said, the food is delicious and reasonably priced. I ate the Ham Steak and hotel potatoes... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We dined here for breakfast and it was fabulous. Tucked inside the lobby of the Hotel Congress with plenty of urban hipster vibe going on - the food is actually first rate and worth waiting for. The Cast Iron Baked Eggs are to die for - so very rich and creamy - a heart attack waiting to happen - but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

they say don't skip breakfast, well don't skip breakfast at the Cup. The food portions are good but you will want more, oh and the bloody Mary is fantastic.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Most of the food is great, the mixed drinks are amazing and the place is just plain cool. I happened to order a chicken with gnocchi dish that was made with marsala sauce so it was sweeter than I was expecting. The peanut butter/ chocolate non-bake cheesecake was out of this world. For atmosphere, drinks, and dessert - this place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I absolutely love Cup Cafe! I visit approximately once per month to have the same dish every time, the baked eggs. Almost every time a fellow diner asks what I am eating and orders the same thing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very casual atmosphere inside and out. Wonderful breakfast, always interesting menu, excellent service. Great for all times of the day. There is parking, although minimal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The best service and atmosphere I have experienced. Breakfast, lunch or dinner are always the best and the Bloddy Mary bar is incredible. The service is top notch and reasonably priced!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

High quality food and great selections! The dinners can be pricey, but excellent. Inside historic hotel in downtown Tucson. Check out the floor made of real pennies!

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Tucson, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Food was delicious. Ambience could have been much better. DJ way too loud; outdoor furniture was rickety; and tables inside too close. Will choose another destination next time.

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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 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
    (5th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: (520) 798-1618

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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