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“Wonderful way to start the day!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe A La C'art

Cafe A La C'art
150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701 (El Presidio)
+1 520-628-8533
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Ranked #30 of 1,578 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Presidio
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.
NYC
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Wonderful way to start the day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Head to the Cafe for breakfast and be set to start the day at the Tucson Art Museum when it opens. A charming setting and delicious breakfast. Marvelous selection, good service and friendly staff! You can even share an omelette and they will split it for you. The juices are unique.
If you wish go back at lunch or stop in and get some fresh baked goods after you finish in the Museum or take some home/hotel for a sweet tooth fix!
They serve breakfast and lunch - enjoy!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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tucson
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A touch of heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

A friend told me about this hidden treasure...I absolutely adore this place!!!! The food, teas and staff r lovely but throw in the atmosphere and it's a touch of heaven. Advice go early for lunch like 11:45am to beat the lunch crowd or go morning like 9am

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

This cafe was recommended by a local and we now know why. Yummy food, very healthy and tasty, with some very good cakes and deserts to finish off with. The building is a treat being one of the old historic ones, full of great art. The outside eating area was also very arty with great mosaics decorating the walls.
But it's the food that makes the place.
It's right by the Art Gallary and is the perfect place to replenish after spending time there.

Visited February 2012
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New Jersey
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“A lovely outdoor spot with excellent food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Met up with 3 friends; 2 guys and one gal. The hostess was extremely kind and nice to us
in every way possible. My 'blt' with avocado, etc. was delicious and the fries are just
cooked to perfection and tasty. One friend got a huge salad with chicken; another the soup and salad which she said was wonderful. The 4th friend got the chicken sandwich which really looked good. You do not get a check here, we went inside to pay and no trouble for each of us to pay for our own. This is very convenient to visit Tucson Museum of Art
and walk around the downtown area with many historically interesting architectural
homes/businesses/landmarks.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bonita, California
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Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Hidden on the grounds of the Tucson Museum of Art, this delightful restaurant is a treat for both the palate and the eye. Large windows look onto a courtyard walled with a unique and colorful mosaic mural. The food is unusual and exceptional. Open for breakfast and lunch, it features unusual soups, pastries, salads, sandwiches, and phenomenal desserts. I had a salmon salad that was terrific along with an apple tart. The raspberry lemonade is excellent. There are three dining areas plus the patio outside. It looks like one of the smaller rooms would work well for a private lunch.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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