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Cafe A La C'art

#43 of 1,733 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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El Presidio
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150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
+1 520-628-8533
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Located in the Historic Steven's House, Cafe a la C'Art is open 7 days a...
Located in the Historic Steven's House, Cafe a la C'Art is open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend lunch. Also a full service caterer and bakery.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Gem in downtown Tucson

Great outdoor dining. We had lunch on the patio. Good food and great ambiance. Right next to the Tucson Art Museum. Great temperature in March, could be a little hot in summer months. Plenty of shade.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
blue_ixxi
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Great outdoor dining. We had lunch on the patio. Good food and great ambiance. Right next to the Tucson Art Museum. Great temperature in March, could be a little hot in summer months. Plenty of shade.

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Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Well, we seemed to have it just right tonight. Perfect Spring evening for outdoor dining in Tucson. Excellent live music, Judy (Owner/Manager) is an Uber-woman. We were seated outdoors in the wonderful covered patio with vines overhead and being Springtime, lots of sparrows in the vines. The music was wonderful, our server, Nikki was so friendly, professional and enthusiastic, the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Enjoyable brunch in a pleasant outdoor patio. Been a few times now and the food has always been good. It may get sunny, bring your hat.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Try the Chocolate Bomb. easily shared by two people. They have entertainment, and a very comfortable indoor and out door seating.

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Olympia, Washington
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176 reviews 176 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a charming place just outside the Tucson Art Museum. Although you stand in line to place your order, any inconvience is soon forgotten when the food is delivered to your table. Everything is good (although being from the Pacific Northwest, I'd probably skip the salmon salad next time.) We have had soups, sandwiches, and salads - all beautifully... More 

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minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I love the location of this restaurant, in an old historic adobe home in the heart of downtown Tucson, by the Museum of Art. The patio is lovely, as is the interior. The food has been somewhat disappointing. The french fries are actually terrible. Both my husband and I felt quite awful for about 6 hours after eating the fries.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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181 reviews 181 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went with my husband and four friends for a light supper. Choices were very good, and portions large. I agree with one of the reviewers who said the desserts looked outstanding. none of us had any room for dessert, but we did take some home! Will definitely go back.

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Anywhere usa
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85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We are still here on the patio after brunch. Italian sausage soup was much too salty. My Artisan skillet was a pile of cold hard scrabbled eggs cheese and rosemary potatoes. The pkate had been left under the heat lamps wsy too long. My wfe's portobello burger was tough. But the salad that came with it was good.the patio was... More 

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Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is the most delightful restaurant in the patio of the Tucson Museum of Art. You'll find delicious sandwiches, yummy salads, and awesome breakfasts. Their desserts are to die for. I recommend just going for dessert sometime or plan to just take it home because the entree portions are very generous.

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Monmouth, Illinois, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Nestled in the inner courtyard just outside of the Tucson Museum of Art, this café is definitely five stars. You give your order at the counter and shortly your food will be delivered to your table. The brunch and lunch menus are full of tasty and unusual choices. I had a parmesan crusted turkey on a roll, my wife had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighborhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-628-8533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

Description

Located in the Historic Steven's House, Cafe a la C'Art is open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend lunch. Also a full service caterer and bakery.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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