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Sahuaro Cafe

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12142 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Suite 120, Safeway Plaza @ 1st & Tangerine, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have only been here for breakfast, which is served all day. The selection is very good as is the quality of the food. The skillet is perfect. The atmosphere is an old fashioned neighborhood diner. Service is excellent, especially Janice. You can count on a good meal,at a reasonable price.

Thank BillRodman711
Tucson Arizona
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is a very nice homey cafe for locals to coffee and have a bite to eat. Easy going staff of ladies (for the most part) and very quick with service

Thank Jellybeandean
Oro Valley, Arizona
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153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a busy, popular restaurant ... Used to love coming here... But somehow their cooking got really, really greasy---even after we asked them not to use oil or butter! This is a really cosy/beloved community brk/lunch "joint" and hope they get back on track for those who request healthier meals w/o being overloaded with cholesterol, oil n butter. THe... More 

1 Thank maggiez99z
Tucson, Arizona
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This is a popular breakfast and lunch place with great food. We stopped for breakfast; my husband had a typical eggs & bacon breakfast while I sampled the cinnamon roll. All the food was good - we'll go again when we're in the area.

Thank DustyBuck
Tucson, AZ
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This restaurant can seat large groups. Typical breakfast food. Good service, Good coffee. Price is right.

Thank Patrice H
Corry, PA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We were meeting our daughter who works very close to this restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised at the good food, great service (they even provide water for pets outdoors - after all this is the Sonoran desert). Very friendly waitress and we actually ended up eating there 2 days in a row for lunch and met our daughter both days.... More 

Thank Susie60Corry_PA
Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We were looking for a place to have breakfast before 7, and this is the one we found. Great! Omelette and waffle, and always full coffee cup.

Thank marmfield
Seattle, Wa
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The breakfast here is mediocre at best. The so called home fried potatoes are not "diced" but are "hunked", and are undercooked and barely contain pepper and onion. They reveal a complete apathy and or indifference by the cook staff; i.e., "we don't care..we don't have to." Go to Denny's or cook at home.

1 Thank seattle1147
Victoria, Canada
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268 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Three in our party and found this little gem on trip-advisor this morn. Totally happy with our meals, decor and service. Could not ask for more for breakfast in Oro Valley!

Thank Harold W
Anchorage, Alaska
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123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. We strolled in at at 1:50 and were seated without question even though they close at 2. We ordered out drinks and lunches and the server went away. She quickly returned with our drink orders. Our lunches were all served together and mine was quite tasty. The burger was a little more... More 

Thank Don B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Mexican
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12142 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Suite 120, Safeway Plaza @ 1st & Tangerine, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Oro Valley
  • Phone Number: 520-297-3258

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