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Ric's Cafe - CLOSED

5605 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-1998
+1 520-577-7272
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good17%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Oct 13, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
“Closed - Out of Business.”
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
5605 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-1998
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed October 13, 2013

Service was poor and so was the food. They finally closed so it's ok. There is nothing nice to say about the place.

Thank believer1313
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Not sure when they closed, but the food has been mediocre for several years. Not really surprised they went under. Tucson has too many good restaurants

2  Thank John P
Reviewed November 5, 2012

With so many interesting restaurants in Tucson this would be so far down on my list I would never return. Not a bad meal if it's your neighborhood. Definitely not worth seeking out otherwise.

1  Thank Cherryqueen
Reviewed August 26, 2012

When we arrived on a Saturday, almost noon. There were only two tables occupied. The greeter never really smiled and just said table or booth. We were seated in a booth and waited forever for someone to even ask if we wanted drinks. In that...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed July 14, 2012

We are in Tucson for a five day educational conference and stay at the Westin. We found this place on a list of places to eat nearby. I had the chicken marsala and my wife had the prime rib. My chicken was not coated or...More

1  Thank RnCinAZ
Reviewed May 29, 2012

If you live in or visit Tucson, this is really a lovely night out...Sit outside on the patio and enjoy the music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Plenty of food (I love the salmon), reasonably priced and the music is all from our younger days...More

Thank TucsonSusan
Reviewed May 11, 2012

This is a nice resturant. They take reservations, have good food and good service. On Friday nights they have live music that's not too loud. They have outdoor seating that is non-smoking. Good Fish Fry, good liver and onions for those of you who like...More

Thank MIchelle L
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Sunday mid day. Waited 20 minutes just to be acknowledged by the "hostess" who took our coffee order. After 40 minutes of no coffee or even water, got up and left. Note, the place was not crowded with help running all over the place. Incredibly...More

1  Thank Bil C
Reviewed April 24, 2012

Three of us went to Ric's for lunch, one salad and two sandwiches. Food was quite good an priced reasonable. The half sandwich and salad was excellent, I upgraded the sandwich to a Ruben and selected the Cesar salad which was plentiful and must of...More

Thank webdogbooTucson
Reviewed March 30, 2012

Our visit started off poorly with the designated waiter never coming to see us. A very friendly waiter came to our assistance and made everything right and provided excellent service. We sat outside at a table under an umbrella - a true treat for northerners...More

Thank timetraveler42
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
American, Cafe, Seafood, Contemporary
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5605 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85750-1998
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-577-7272
  • E-mail