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“Mediocre coffee” 3 of 5 stars
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Caffe Luce
943 E University Blvd # 191, Tucson, AZ 85719 (West University)
(520) 207-5504
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Ranked #719 of 1,688 Restaurants in Tucson
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Neighborhood: West University
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Neighborhood: West University
San Diego, California
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Mediocre coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The interior was very spacious, there were quite a few people on their laptops, and there was a very lax atmosphere. I got a small chai latte while my boyfriend got a mocha. Both drinks weren’t that great compared to others we’ve tried, but I like visiting local coffeeshops so it wasn’t a loss. Plus, they have free wifi and comfortable seats for us to relax and get some work done.

One thing that was weird is the girl working that day was eating when we walked in and she kept going back for more food. She tried to answer some questions we had with her mouth full and when it wasn't working, she apologized and said she was eating. At least she apologized, but c'mon, she really couldn't have waited a few minutes to get our order first?

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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English first
Holt, Michigan
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159 reviews 159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Caramel Latte didn't taste like much”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The barista/manager was very friendly - it seems like a really nice place. I went there wanting a flavored latte, so I ordered the caramel latte. I could barely taste the espresso.

Visited October 2012
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New York, NY
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“sorry, Sparkroot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

This is still the best coffee in Tucson. I've tried them all and this is hands down the freshest best-tasting. Also VERY nice people.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, AZ
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“great coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

I love this place. Not pretentious at all, very comfortable to sit and surf (free wi-fi). Best coffee around, not bitter! One of my favorite places to meet folks over coffee, get a little business done.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, AZ
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best local coffee in town. Roasters too. Great atmosphere. Live music occasionly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2009

Best local coffee in town. Roasters too. Great atmosphere. Live music occasionly

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