We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

#79 of 1,557 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
(520) 624-4512
Website
Today
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

296 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 294: English reviews
Kingsport, Tennessee
Level Contributor
108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Helpful?
Thank SaddlePoor
Hartford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
72 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
Thank onebigfellah
Level Contributor
40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Helpful?
Thank Dick B
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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.

Helpful?
Thank Lee T
Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank bdavisengr
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank palapala1
sedona arizona
Level Contributor
98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank losttango
Newark, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank Karen S
Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Helpful?
Thank azgypsy g
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place was recommended to us by employees of the Campus Crossings at Star Pass apartment complex. I had read about it online, too, as a place to eat before or after watching a sunset at Gates Pass. With two recommendations I decided to try it. And I was glad I did. It sits behind a McDonalds and from the... More 

Helpful?
Thank michaelsQ2706XW

Travelers who viewed Teresa's Mosaic Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Teresa's Mosaic Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Teresa's Mosaic Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?