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The Cafe

3280 Highway 82, Sonoita, AZ 85637
+1 520-455-5044
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (61 reviews)
“tuna melt” (11 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3280 Highway 82, Sonoita, AZ 85637
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Reviewed today

We were going to do some wine tasting in the area and made a reservation for lunch at The Café in Sonoita. If you are driving South on Highway 83 from Tucson you need to turn left onto Highway 82 at the stop sign in...More

Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daily specials every day, but I usually have the open faced tuna........just great, and I don't really like tuna. Good wine and beer selection and always great home made pies.

Thank jessla2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a Sunday drive along scenic Highway 82 in Arizona. Came across the town of Sonoita, and this clean, friendly, place called The Cafe. Food was excellent and the price very reasonable. The people were sweet, and the atmosphere wonderful.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We stopped at The Cafe for lunch as part of a Sonoran Tasting Tours group from Tucson. We had preordered our sandwiches. Although the restaurant was busy when we arrived we were served promptly. Large, fresh sandwiches. Sweet potato fries sprinkled with cinamon. A fresh...More

Thank TwoRetiredFolk
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We had reservations on busy Sunday afternoon, and they accommodated 15 people in our group. This large of a party can be challenging for a server, but all our orders were taken and served with a smile. Everyone seemed to enjoy the food and it...More

Thank happytraveler2010_10
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Four of us went there on the way to visit wineries. We were seated promptly. When I asked what the soup of the day was the waiter told me, checked to see if it was made with milk (it had cream, so no lactose), then...More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We were grateful for the heads up from other Trip Advisor contributors. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but really delicious food with a lot of local wines and beers available. My Chipotle Burger was amazing. Good smokey flavor and not over poweingrly hot....More

Thank paneb
Reviewed April 23, 2018

The host of the Patagonia B&B we that stayed in recommended this place. We stopped in for a late lunch one recent Saturday and immediately liked the place - it just had a good feel to it. The menu wasn't extensive and had plenty of...More

Thank Sue and E
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here based on good reviews and few other options open in town. Both our lunches we're very good - BLT and special chicken cheese steak. Appreciate the large selection of sides other than fries included with the lunch. We got there about 11:30...More

Thank 147anng
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We needed a quick meal before we started wine tasting. This place fit the bill. Despite being very busy, they got us served quickly. Dry good reubens and onion rings.

Thank yellowlabmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3280 Highway 82, Sonoita, AZ 85637
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Sonoita
  • Phone Number: +1 520-455-5044
The Cafe is CLOSED FOR SUMMER BREAK from 1JUNE - JULY 201. We will see you on July for Lunch! Our offerings include something interesting for everyone. The A.P.E Burger is Adam's signature dish. No two are alike. Trust him to create something special, just for you! We select our wines and beer to complement our food. Our house wines focus on local wineries. We offer US and imported wines. Our beers are flavorful and interesting, sourced locally to Arizona, the US, and imported.
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