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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Mexican, American, Cafe, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Delicious food, excellent coffee, friendly staff. We had panini sandwiches and soup. I will stop in again next time in area.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed May 24, 2022

You'll feel like you've discovered a hidden gem: huge menu, always good reviews from fellow diners, plus ample parking. Highly professional staff who work well together. We go out of our way on infrequent shopping trips to Tucson to eat here: it's a favorite in...our GPS.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed May 5, 2022

My husband and I had lunch at this restaurant while we were vacationing in Tucson. We wish we were hungrier than we were. The food was excellent and we would have liked to eat more. Everything was delicious and very fresh in both appearance and...taste.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 12, 2022 via mobile

We played golf with one of the partners (Jason) during the day and he told us about his restaurant, so my wife and I decided to go and very glad we did. The food was delicious and was delivered in about 15 minutes. Our waiter...was very knowledgeable about all the food on the menu and his recommendation was spot on. Throughly enjoyed the experience!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 9, 2022

We've been long time customers of Eclectic, at least since we moved to Tucson 6 years ago. Our meal tonight was extremely disappointing. We both had entrees that we've had many times before. Both were sadly lacking. The vegetarian bean burro had no chile's, no...avocado, and no cheese. Just hard beans. No sour cream even to accompany it. The carne asada tacos were bland. Carne asada itself was tasteless and well overdone...almost hard. Dropped this restaurant way down on the go-to list! We did take this out so didn't have immediate recourse.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed March 12, 2022

We loved eating here! The fajitas were delicious as were the tacos. Service was fast and friendly. We would eat here again and again…

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 8, 2022 via mobile

A local fave, I was no Ted by friends whom have been coming here for literally decades and knows the owner. The menu is extensive and portions hefty. Between the three of us we had the tostada, shrimp tacos and burrito. Leftovers abound. Our server...was incredibly friendly and professional.He gave a human touchMore

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed February 26, 2022

My husband and I were looking for something new to try and came across this little cafe. When we showed up around 12:30 on a saturday, there was a line waiting outside. Fortunately, we were seated right away! Our waitress, Brianna, was SUPER informative and...helped us pick a great dish - Bandaras enchiladas. It was really good and definitely large enough to split for two. To top it off, it nice a close to mount lemmon!More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed February 26, 2022

We chose the Eclectic Cafe for its proximity to Sabino Canyon Recreation Area. We didn't have a lot of time for lunch and told this to our waiter. He recommended some dishes that wouldn't take too long to come out of the kitchen. The salads...came quickly, with great presentation and deliciousness. Our waiter was fantastic. So glad we found this place!More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed February 17, 2022 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Not what we expected. Eclectic is correct! Out of state visit, driving by and decided to try it. More like an old time diner than a cafe. Open seating. Not much to look at inside. Super friendly staff - everyone - all seemed...to help out. HUGE Menu and portions. We were given great suggestions by our waitress. Asked to keep a menu at the table to look at, another waitress came up rather quickly to ‘take our order’ fearing we had been overlooked! Although we were in the minority, you can order wine. Ordered Gordon’s Chicken and Chorizo Quesadilla (YUM) and Banderas Enchiladas.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed February 1, 2022

This place has gone downhill. We used to go for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner at least twice a week. the food use to be reasonable priced, the staff would remember who we were, and the food was decent. The food is terrible now and...way overpriced. We are lucky if we see the same staff there. The staff they have is rude, does not listen to what you say, and could care less whether a patron comes back or not. Well,this patron will never return.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed January 29, 2022 via mobile

Incredible meal. The freshest ingredients and excellent preparation made for a perfect meal. The chicken strawberry salad was fresh, made quickly, and the poppy seed dressing was light and tasted great. The shrimp tacos fell apart but they tasted so good, great seasoning and excellent...sauce. The white chocolate key lime pie was excellent too, light, full of sweet flavor with a hint of sour and tart from the lime. Fast and attentive service, I see why this restaurant is ranked #1 in Tucson!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed January 10, 2022

The decor is not what I envisioned based on their website logo. I thought it would be an upscale decor. Secondly, the person who handles the utensils, menus and drinks slammed down every item onto our table and was very curt. The two employees that...greet at the door saw this and stood there with grins on their faces. My friend noticed a couple got served before we did, and that couple arrived 10 minutes after we were seated. We ordered salads and my shrimp salad was too spicy. I ate it but not something I would order. However, no worries as I would not return to this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed October 16, 2021 via mobile

Carne Asada Tacos are awesome. Definitely get them Francisco Style. Also, these guys have nailed online ordering and pick up. Food is always packaged well and ready to go.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed May 29, 2021 via mobile

What a wide variety of items available on the menu! I’m not used to so many vegetarian options—but my non-veg friends had as many or more options too! I had the calabacita burr and it was really good. Both my friends reported theirs were delicious...as well, although I don’t remember what they had. We did delivery so I can’t speak to actual restaurant but delivery was actually sooner than they promised! Do yourself a favor and check this place out.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Yes, Eclectic Cafe offers takeout services.

Eclectic Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4