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Crying Onion Cafe

3684 West Orange Grove Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
520-531-1330
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We have eaten breakfast at a lot of places in Tucson, but we keep coming back here. It's a Ma and Pa restaurant. There is nothing fancy. The servers are very friendly and make sure your coffee cup is always full....if you want it to be. Today I had a meat lovers omelet. It was really good. Their fried potatoes... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Too many great places in Tucson to come back. The food was not worth the money. Taste like old butter or grease was used on the pancakes. Terrible service Safe yourself the terrible and go to The Good Egg!

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Our daughter in WA state had read this restaurants reviews and suggested we go. It is a nice little neighborhood café. Waitresses are efficient and cheery. Good variety of breakfast and lunch items. Décor is homey with quilts on the wall, pictures and birdhouses. About two dozen tables and booths. Did not have to wait to be seated but did... More 

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Tucson
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's like a jerry bobs type of breakfast place. except I like it better than jerry bobs. They make great pancakes!

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went with a neighbor to a recommended Café in Tucson that was new to us! They have a large and complete Breakfast Menu (omelets, pancakes, Mexican, eggs, fresh fruit, etc.) and were a crowded place. We did not have to wait to be seated, and immediately got coffees and water. I ordered a Combo for under $8, and that consisted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Fantastic Pancakes. Bring your own maple syrup! Had it with sausage patty and egg over medium. Egg was properly done and not overly oiled. Patties were fresh. Thats all i had other than decent enough coffee so can not comment further .Service was fine and prompt. Parking easy. And still a decent crowd for breakfast on a Tuesday at 10:30... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Terrible... Poor service 2 tables came in after us. They got waited on and got there food before we even ordered. The pancakes are diner style (very thin) which I like. I got the buttermilk pancakes and it had no buttermilk flavor and tasted like old grease. If you get Melissa you should just get up and walk out. We... More 

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Tucson
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

In addition to all the regular breakfast fare, what can I say, Sweet Potato Pancakes to die for!! I haven't dared to try the cinnamon roll French Toast. Perhaps one of these days.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Probably one of the top breakfast restaurants in Tucson. A very busy place, but well worth the wait. Friendly staff good service.

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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My wife and I have eaten breakfast several times at this Café, and we liked the food each time. The coffee is a little strong but very good. The biscuits and gravy were just like home. As usual the service was great. No complaints here, would recommend to family and friends.

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Additional Information about Crying Onion Cafe

Address: 3684 West Orange Grove Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
Phone Number: 520-531-1330
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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