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Ghini's French Caffe

1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
+1 520-326-9095
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Ranked #363 of 1,684 restaurants in Tucson
Price range: $6 - $13
Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 8:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, French, Café, Sandwiches
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Ghini's is a restaurant fueled by love and passion, which is evident with every morsel that hits your lips. A quaint little cafe that serves Breakfast, Lunch and Tapas, also has a full service and amazing French Bakery attached. Ghini's has always been dog friendly since its inception in 1992, as it is done in France. Ghini's has a very diverse menu and can accommodate every culinary whimsy. A boutique wine list, all imported, is the icing on the cake! Ghini's has won many culinary awards of excellence and has been written up in papers, locally, nationwide, world wide, winning gold awards for best Breakfast, best Cafe, best Bistro, & best French. You won't regret your stop to this beautiful little cafe. I have owned and operated my fabulous little French cafe since 1992. We make every item from scratch, purchase locally and support our local economy. I love my work, my staff and my clients.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Ghini's is a restaurant fueled by love and passion, which is evident with every morsel that hits your lips. A quaint little cafe that serves Breakfast, Lunch and Tapas, also has a full service and amazing French Bakery attached. Ghini's has always been dog friendly since its inception in 1992, as it is done in France. Ghini's has a very diverse menu and can accommodate every culinary whimsy. A boutique wine list, all imported, is the icing on the cake! Ghini's has won many culinary awards of excellence and has been written up in papers, locally, nationwide, world wide, winning gold awards for best Breakfast, best Cafe, best Bistro, & best French. You won't regret your stop to this beautiful little cafe. I have owned and operated my fabulous little French cafe since 1992. We make every item from scratch, purchase locally and support our local economy. I love my work, my staff and my clients.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Escondido, California
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Located just off of Campbell on Prince, this bakery makes mouth watering desserts, but wait a second...they have a very nice sandwich cafe with tempting roasted garlic salads and other lunch fare. Popular with the locals as a mid-way rendezvous spot with outdoor seating and inside lunch room. Service provided by helpful staff that are eager to please. Give it... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I had a great breakfast sandwich and cappuccino. We didn't have to wait for a table which I appreciate a lot at breakfast time. My only complaint was that the service was slower than I expected (but that is about on par for most Tucson restaurants).

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Missoula, Montana
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The review below this is a been there done that there. Handling money and food the staff is. Im glad im not the only one that has experience that there.

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Tucson, AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I have had breakfast here a couple of times over the past few years. Food was OK and reasonably priced. No problem with the service. So last night we decided to try Ghini's for an early dinner. We will never go back. We made a reservation that was not needed because the restaurant was not crowded. The... More

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Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We come to thes restaurant quite often. Great place for traditional French food. Bistro cafe style dining. We love to go for breakfast & take the pups. They are always welcome on the covered patio areas. Ghinis brings water & cookies out for all your fur babies. Not the mention the food is devine! Many of the diners are frequently... More

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alamedafrances
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just had breakfast there today. They have posters everywhere to remind us that they have been voted #1 for many years. That might be so in Tucson but how would they fare in a more competitive town? They are so confident that they are #1 that they have lost any uniqueness to their food. For example, my omelette-loving husband said... More

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Marana, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Someone recommended the bacon pea salad, but my friend could only go at night, so the salad was almost $4 more than if I had gone at lunch. Hypothetically that would mean a much larger serving, but I was sad that it was not a very large serving and left me wanting more to eat. The salad was good, but... More

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Tucson, AZ
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146 reviews 146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I have been there for lunch but enjoy the Friday night happy hour and bistro menu. It is billed as a French cafe and there are some French items such as the croque monsieur and escargot but it isn't all that French. Despite that the food is pretty good and tasty. The bistro menu offers appetizers, and reasonably priced entrees.... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My wife picked this spot base on a best breaqkfast recommendatiuon in a book in our hotel room. I ordered eggs over easy, baguettes, orange slices, and coffee while my wife ordered a ham and cheese omlet, hash browns, biscuits, and iced tea. My eggs came out as over medium at best and the baguettes were burnt. My wife's omlet... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Ghini's is where I would go if I had a dog who enjoys people (and whom people enjoy). Sitting on the outdoor patio, with cooling misters in summer, is a treat when there are a couple of well-behaved mutts sharing the space. Ghini's is touted as "French." Ok -- whatever. Most of the dishes I've tried are simple fare, fresh,... More

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