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Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

#93 of 1,542 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2456 North Silver Mosaic Drive, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
+1 520-624-4512
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Menifee, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I pass through Tucson for work trips and always plan my trip around making it here for lunch. They don't advertise much but recently found out that they were on the FoodNetwork for being awesome! Machaca soft tacos, salsa, chicken enchiladas are all amazing.

Thank squirrelnine
Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my family for an authentic Mexican dinner. The beef and chili burrito with green enchilada sauce was the most flavorful dish at our table and was good but not great. The chicken chimichanga and bean and cheese burrito was average really. We heard that the heuvos rancheros and tacos are their specialty but not what we were looking... More 

Thank julieandjay
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Mexican restaurant a bit upscale in food and price. I visited on a very busy Friday night and waited about 10 minutes for a single seat. Waiter was prompt and helpful. Full menu and bar. Service was quick considering the place was full. I had tamales, enchilada and taco with beans and rice. All these items were good. Topped... More 

Thank Richard J
Tucson, Arizona
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike pretentious, uber-Mexican restaurants, Teresa's Mosaic doesn't inflict violent decor, Mariachis, or table-side salsa on their diners. They seat you quickly and immediately bring excellent home-made salsa and chips. The beer is cold, the margaritas are killer, and the food is inexpensive and delicious. And I should know - I lived nearby for 5 years, and have eaten at Teresa's... More 

Thank jemimajones2016
Marrakech, Morocco
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teresa's Mosaic Cafe in Tucson, AZ off Silverbell Rd. The worst service imaginable. Inconsistent quality plus small portions and high prices, too. A very poor value for your money and time. I have eaten at the place off and on, mostly Sundays after church at someone else's suggestion. Once, I was choking on a pill I take for hypertension and... More 

Thank jdipirro
Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Sunday they offer Mexcian hot chocolate! Its freshly made and its the best I ever tasted. Home made tortillas. Its eggs with mole breakfast I can all the time.

Thank tbjones2017
Tucson, Arizona
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you leave your car in Mosaic's parking lot you pass groups of patrons conversing in their native language. Upon entering you are greeted by an elderly Hispanic man, obviously a member of the family that owns the restaurant, as he hands you the menus. This is just a way of saying all these elements point towards an authentic food... More 

Thank 40LVE
Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of the food here is excellent and authentic Mexican. Our personal favorite is breakfast (anything on the menu) along with a Bloody Mary. Great ambiance and decor. Perfect place to take guests visiting Tucson. Tortillas are made fresh at a counter area right in the dining room. Do yourself a favor and try this place.....you will be hooked!

Thank BlueSky467
Roscommon, Michigan
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While working in the area, this establishment was recommended. Nice menu, great service and terrific food.

Thank nursechips
Tucson, AZ
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Good food and drinks. Very friendly staff. Very popular for lunch so even with a good sized parking lot it can be a challenge. Still worth the effort.

Thank Patrice H

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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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: 2456 North Silver Mosaic Drive, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-4512

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