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Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

#83 of 1,562 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
(520) 624-4512
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is value in family. My brother took us to this gem during a recent visit. Solid preparation- yes, they make tortillas fresh while you watch-and classic style. The Mole- EAT THIS STUFF. Best mole I've had since Oaxaca, Ole! Exotic margs and festive atmosphere. I did hear something about Bobby Flay and huevos rancheros and a throw down- and... More 

Thank Bruce A
Kingsport, Tennessee
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Mexican for a value price. All pieces f our meals were well prepared and delicious. Bobby Flay picked a winner here.

Thank SaddlePoor
Hartford, Connecticut
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73 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have been here several times over the years when I go on business trips down to Tucson and each time I have not been disappointed with the flavor of the meals. I have tried several different plates and have always enjoyed each one. It is a great place to go for a quick bite to eat over an hour... More 

Thank onebigfellah
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We use trip advisor to find this place as we were passing through town and it met up with the ratings. Pretty crowded but we got a table right away. We started with the F.... Margs which were really good i had the carnitas plate where all was prepared perfectly and the pork melted in my mouth. We'll be back.

Thank Dick B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food in a nice atmosphere with beautiful mountain views. Homemade on site tortillas that are delicious. This is a great place to fill your tummy. Save room for desert.

Thank Lee T
Tucson, Arizona
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Went to lunch with another couple after having gone to Kartchner Cavern for the morning. The three other people thought the food was great (one had green chili chimichanga, muchacha tortillas, and chili colorado). I had the tamale/enchilada/taco combo. Everything was fine, but the enchilada had so much oil could not eat. Glad I order the tamale enchilada style or... More 

Thank bdavisengr
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Mosaic Cafe since I moved to Tucson, about 5 years ago and it used to be one of my favorites. Sadly, the service has been steadily declining for about the past 2 years. Today we showed up and were told wait time would be 15 min for breakfast for a table of 4. Every 15... More 

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sedona arizona
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had lunch here and it was very good. I had the salad which was packed full of chicken and other goodies with a tortilla and beans on the bottom. It was very good. My husbands pork tacos were tasty, but could have had more flavor. A lady is making tortillas right there and you can get some to take... More 

Thank losttango
Newark, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite of our friends who travel to Tucson a few times a year. They were correct about the delicious food. Our disappointment was our frozen Margarita. It was so flavorless. I should have sent it back! It was a mound of frothy whiteness. Our service was less than stellar, as well. I don't need to go back.... More 

Thank Karen S
Tucson, Arizona
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

My previous review of Mosaic still stands and remains relevant to the quality of the food and the ambiance of the cafe, and service is still unmatched during lunch rush. When we contemplated where to take a new coworker to introduce her to true Southwest Mexican delicacies, I Googled the menu and offered suggestions that were also based on prices.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: (520) 624-4512

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