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Cafe Poca Cosa

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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
+1 520-622-6400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were welcoming first time visitors to Tucson for a business meeting and chose to start our week at Poca Cosa. The staff were very attentive and Chef Suzanna greeted the guests and made sure everyone was happy. The portions are always very hearty, so...More

Thank Tucson M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A tucked away must see in downtown Tucson, this romantic restaurant takes resevrations but you can get in without them. The menu changes twice daily so who knows what they will serve but it'll be good. Pay attention when the server first visits your table,...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early dinner. The restaurant is very pleasing to the eye. The staff was very friendly and our service was stellar. We both had the Chef's Plate. The food was good, we enjoyed it, but it did not make me "excited". The presentation...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was suggested to me by some co-workers, like so many other folks on TripAdvisor they suggested getting the sampler. Definitely the way to go! I ended up here two Friday nights in a row with friends from out of town. It impressed everyone and...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family and friends.snf got the side room for the dinner.worked out well with two kids.the food and service are very good the menu hand written on a black board is explained by the server and served in style.eating here in this fine dinning...More

Thank arun m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my Mom there for Mother’s Day. Parking is your first major obstacle, then getting seating even with reservations. The place is attractive with good lighting and well set tables. The staff was prompt and courteous, your view out the main windows is mostly the...More

Thank LXGent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Poca Cosa has incredible authentic Mexico City fare. They change their menu daily. Everything is fresh and flavorful and delicious! I recommend you visit this restaurant whether you live in Tucson or are just visiting. You need a reservation ~ it’s always busy.

Thank Bari R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal with unusual combinations of flavors. Even my husband who describes Mexican cooking as "brown food" was impressed. Portions are enormous. We split an appetizer and entree and left completely satisfied. Sangria was yummy! Plenty of on street parking on a week night.

Thank Workingindymom
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

It's been almost two years since we discovered "poco cosal" and it had only gotten better. The ingredients taste ultra fresh, are well prepared, and the choices are intriguing. Excellent staff and cocktails too.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed May 6, 2018

It's been several years since I last dined here. The atmosphere is still lovely and the food is still unique. On the Cafe Poca Plato it seems that more greens have been added to the plate and these overwhelm the portions of entrees. The flavors...More

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Michelle S
March 26, 2016|
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Response from Amanda A | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't know. You may want to call them. I don't believe the meal I got even had any gluten. It's all meat and vegetables. Maybe the rice and tortillas probably have gluten. I would call them.
February 18, 2016|
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Response from Melissa K | Reviewed this property |
They have a very limited menu so I wouldn't be surprised if there aren't gluten free options, but I have no idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighborhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-6400
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