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Lovin' Spoonfuls

#58 of 1,733 Restaurants in Tucson
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2990 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719
520-325-7766
Today
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely vegetarian cafe!

I was thrilled to "rediscover" Lovin' Spoonfuls during my recent trip to Tucson. A great little casual vegetarian cafe with a nice selection of meal options - all freshly prepared. I'll definitely be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
lizlubee
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Boston, MA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Dessert
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I was thrilled to "rediscover" Lovin' Spoonfuls during my recent trip to Tucson. A great little casual vegetarian cafe with a nice selection of meal options - all freshly prepared. I'll definitely be back!

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Centennial, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

While visiting Tucson, my sister-in-law took me to Lovin' Spoonfuls for lunch. I had never eaten at a vegetarian restaurant before. This was a wonderful experience. I had the chili and my sister-in-law had a lentil soup. Both were flavorful. The chili was packed with vegetables - the usual ones you expect in chili plus mushrooms and more. The lentil... More 

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Tucson
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Healthy, family style meals that are delicious! The owner, Peggy Raisglid, is a Ph.D. chemist turned vegan 20+ years ago who loves to cook and entertain. She has taken all time favorite (non vegetarian) recipes and turned them into vegetarian meals. Meat eaters and vegans both love the food here! I have taken deserts, entrees and appetizers to events for... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The crew at Lovin Spoonfuls have created an intimate bistro experience in the heart of the Old Pueblo. This is one of my "go-to" spots for out of town visitors, everyone, Vegetarian or not, can find something to fall in love with on the menu. My particular favorites are the Adzuki bean build a burger, and the Coconut curry over... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I finally ventured over to this place on a Friday this lent season (read: no meat allowed) and I am so glad I did. I even convinced my husband to go, although he was less than enthusiastic to try anything vegan. Between the two of us, we order the chili "cheese" fries, Portobello wrap, and bbq "chicken" sandwich. We enjoyed... More 

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Manzanita, OR
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79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is an all vegan family run restaurant that does a bang up job of serving wonderful food at great prices. I had the nut loaf which is what I used to make back in my vegan days, and it was very tasty! A friend had the black bean burger and loved it and another friend had the "chicken" dinner... More 

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Cobble Hill, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Hubby and I went for a late lunch. He is a carnivore, but thoroughly enjoyed the Wildcat burger and the potato salad. I had the day's special, Chili burger: messy but great taste. We both agreed that, had we known the burgers came with a bag of organic kettle chips we probably would have ordered the cole slaw. Don't get... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The atmosphere was very pleasant, with nice tables for seating outside. It is casual, laid back , no one bothers you if you just want to enjoy. But let's get to the food. Oh my, what a selection! Since I make so many salads and veggies at home, I decided to indulge in a little vegan decadence here, and it... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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158 reviews 158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Being somewhat new to the Vegetarian lifestyle, we have experienced meals at restaurants that do have vegetarian and vegan selections. Finding the Lovin' Spoonful on a list of Tucson Vegetarian Restaurants, we made it a destination for a late lunch. We ordered at the counter, found a comfortable table for two and had our drinks and food brought to our... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We have been here a few times, and I have never had a bad meal. Last week I had the pasta primavera, and it was delicious! I absolutely love the sesame dijon salad dressing! My daughter had the country fried chicken platter, which is their most popular dish. We decided there is a reason it's the most popular--it was great!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2990 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-325-7766

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 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?