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Ghini's French Caffe

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1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
+1 520-326-9095
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3:00 pm - 6:30 am
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Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 8:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Ghini's is a restaurant fueled by love and passion, which is evident with...
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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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food with a French flair.

Consistantly good quality and preparation, varied offerings, and a French flavor to it all. Nice seating area outside. Often crowded because it is popular.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I thought I had reviewed Ghini's long ago, since I have been coming here ever since it opened. I always get the Eggs Provençale for breakfast and sometimes for lunch, the tuna salad is terrific but the very best thing about Ghini's is the Friday Night Bistro Menu and Wine List (you can compose your own flight of three wines!!!).... More 

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Arizona
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136 reviews 136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

First time here so was not aware that you meed to put your name on a wait list. We waited in the next door bakery only later to be told there was a sign up in the restaurant. Once seated we had several servers assisting us. Food was good and lots to choose from that is not standard "diner food".... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Consistantly good quality and preparation, varied offerings, and a French flavor to it all. Nice seating area outside. Often crowded because it is popular.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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118 reviews 118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

AMAZING food, service, portions and bakery. It's a bit pricey but well worth the fun, delicious combinations. GREAT breakfast / brunch options and the bakery is wonderful too !!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Had breakfast at this French restaurant with bakery attached. We were seated promptly and enjoyed checking out the menu which offered many choices. Service was a plus, however, the atmosphere was better than the quality of the food which was mediocre. I'd probably suggest French toast or crepes rather than other choices for breakfast.

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Oregon
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118 reviews 118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Because we wanted to love it! We had heard great things about Ghini's, that it was a lovely French type bistro. I will say they did try and did some lovely things to the decor. We were seated in 6 minutes at a table and the server brought our coffee very soon after seated. But, our food didn't come for... More 

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Wells, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had a large group for breakfast. The service was very good and everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. There is quite a variety to choose from and a bakery onsite to take something tasty away.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Try the crepes. Very busy. Food is excellent. Hone fries are amazing! We went there because we couldn't get into Prep and pastry in Tuscon and we all found the food very good.

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chefghini, Manager at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this review

Thank You for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit to the Caffe More 

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This French cafe only serves dinner once a week on Friday's and it is well worth the wait! The food and service is outstanding while being reasonably priced. We had four people in our party and we all ordered different appetizers, salads, soups, entrees and deserts and everything was terrific. Would highly recommend this cafe for dinner!

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I am so happy that your visit to the Cafe was enjoyable. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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262 reviews 262 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've been looking for great breakfast places in Tucson. Our experience (on New Year's Day, no less) at Ghini's was "WOW". The food was outstanding and luscious. I enjoyed the Croque Madame, while my wife had scrambled eggs. Now, scrambled eggs are usually not that different from restaurant to restaurant... but these were! They were basted and the taste was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-326-9095

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
  • Cuisine: French, Café, Sandwiches, Bakery

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.
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 6:30 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 8:00 am

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