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Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

#84 of 1,555 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
(520) 624-4512
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Lee T
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank bdavisengr
Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank losttango
Newark, Texas
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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 

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Thank Karen S
Tucson, Arizona
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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 

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Thank azgypsy g
Cincinnati, Ohio
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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 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Topped fro breakfast this time, and not only is the menu extensive, but the food is plentiful, and delicious. Even the tortillas are made in house. Definitely my favorite Mexican in West Tucson.

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Thank TSExpert
Phoenix, Arizona
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158 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This restaurant was new to me and was recommended by the hotel I stayed at. The food was good and has the homemade touch from the owner, who runs the kitchen. The tile tables are another reason why this place deserves recognition. The tiles were made, fired, set, and broken to be reset in the tables. Some of the older... More 

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Thank Violette54
Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I get bored with the same old Mexican food, and can be critical of Mexican restaurants because my wife and stepson both cook better Hispanic food than 90% of the restaurants out there. Therefore, I when I do go I don't order the typical combo plate. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with Mosaic. I had the enchiladas... More 

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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
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?