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Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

#8 of 1,567 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811 (5th Ave.)
15207981618
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many, many delicious choices on the menu, unique atmosphere and quite possibly the best choice of desserts in town!

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Thank shebeest63
Sedona, Arizona
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cup Cafe is an institution unto itself. It's great that it is located at the Hotel Congress and is convenient to both 4th Avenue access as well as Downtown access, however it would thrive and be a gift anywhere were it located in another part of town. Sitting outside on a warm summer evening is fabulous as is a... More 

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Thank MadjagMadjag
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always take out of town guests here for a breakfast before walking the down town area. It's never been a disappointment.

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Thank lindasplace45
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After reading an article in a local magazine, I decided to stop in for breakfast. The huevos rancheros was amazing. I opted for the potatoes as a side and they were very flavorful. The restaurant is located downtown and inside Hotel Congress which was built in 1919.

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Thank yumachica
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect choice, always great people watching and and very happening. Lots of choices while your vising the downtown area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is amazing. The servers are very attentive and always happy. Great location and nice environment to hang out with friends or family.

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Thank stephnermin20
Dale R, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

We are so lucky to have guests like you to frequent our business! We pride ourselves on our team, some of them have been with us for over 20 years They are the legs we stand on, we couldn't do it without them! Thank you very much for your patronage, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

consistently great food in a funky atmosphere. Never dissapointed for breakfast or lunch. Nice outside seating area.

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Thank Jamie T
Dale R, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

What a kind thing that you took the time out of your day to leave us such a flattering review! We are so lucky to exist because of our incredible community. Thank you very much for your repeated business, and we look forward to seeing you again in the not-too-distant future! More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us have very different food likes and Cup Cafe had a little something for everyone. We went about 5pm on a Sunday night; the only disappointment (for my son) is that they stop serving sandwiches at 4pm so he couldn't get what he was craving. Friendly service. Front room was loud when we arrived but they sat us... More 

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Thank Claire W
Dale R, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know how we're doing! We're so glad that you enjoyed your experiences here. We'r sorry that you missed the sandwiches! Unfortunately to flip our line in the kitchen and get ready for some heartier entrees in the evening, we don't have the space to do both...we appreciate your patience with us, and we're... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick brunch that did not disappoint! My husband had the egg skillet that he could not stop raving about. I had the Rachel sandwich, so so so so very good! Portion sizes are generous, even the mimosas! Very little wait time, without reservations and on a Saturday morning! The service is exceptional and will be returning for sure!

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Thank Jennifer S
Dale R, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

We are so happy that you found us! Brunch is our favorite meal of the day, so we're so glad that that is when you came to visit! If you liked brunch, next time you stop by check us out for dinner; our from-scratch dinner entrees, as well as our incredible dessert offerings made by our ridiculous baking team, are... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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161 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I visited this cafe was decades ago and it really hasn't changed much over the years. However, the surrounding area has improved immensely, particularly with regard to safety. You'll find some regular locals hanging out here, so if you're new to the area or just passing through they're usually glad to chat and give you their feedback... More 

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Dale R, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking a moment to let us know about your experiences with us! It has been an incredible journey to watch our surroundings change and grow over the past 30 years under our current ownership. It's been a testament to the grit of our beautiful community here in downtown Tucson! Did you know that we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
    (5th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 15207981618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?