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Lovin' Spoonfuls

#147 of 1,542 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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2990 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719-2993
+1 520-325-7766
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Windhoek, Namibia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just tried this restaurant for the second time. The first time was very bad but it was over a year ago so I thought I'd give it another try.... I had the kale quinoa curry- it's a lot of potatoes and quinoa but little of anything else- there was no pine nuts, maybe 3 kale leaves and a two... More 

Thank Al N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a vegan I rarely find restaurants that are completely plant based. I was very surprised when we found this place AND it was super busy. Good to see people eating healthy. The owner was very nice and the staff was great. I had the Wildcat burger and it was delicious. My husband had the route 66 and he loved... More 

Thank Tiffany B
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend who lives in Tucson took me to Lovin' Spoonfuls for lunch. I had the falafel burger with a side salad. It was excellent. The falafel burger was just right, not too dry and not too spicy. Great lunch. Wish I had more time to try other items on the menu. The menu is huge!

Thank Dawn C
Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being new to Tucson we have been keeping a running list of the vegan places we want to try that we have found via the Happy Cow app. This place has a lot of great offerings. We were excited to try the vegan shrimp and they did not disappoint. We also appreaciated the cauliflower "wings." We were happy with our... More 

Thank Allison B
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96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

I, personally, value 'truth in advertising', and so, my main complaint about Lovin' Spoonfuls is that, quite misleadingly, it persists in advertising itself as "vegetarian". Vegetarian it is, decidedly not. They use no butter, no cream, nothing from animals, at all. And so, their 'Apple Betty' desert for Thanksgiving was little more than a baked apple with raisins and oats... More 

Thank Scott W
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had lunch here twice and enjoyed it very much. I'm not a vegetarian but I'm interested in healthy food, and if I lived in Tucson, I'd be a regular. The first time, I did their "build your own burger." I chose a falafel burger on pita bread, with raw spinach, grilled mushrooms. and grilled onions, and the cilantro mayonnaise.... More 

1 Thank explorateuse
Vandalia, Ohio
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147 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Our son is vegan so we met here for lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the food. We enjoyed our meals.

1 Thank DebbieVandalia_Ohio
Plano, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We enjoyed the food. Menu has a lovely variety of vegetarian vegan food items. We loved the Vegan concept.

1 Thank PKLTravelFoodie
Tucson, Arizona
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593 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

You walk in and order at the counter and they don't take AMEX. We ordered the nut loaf which they say is one of their best entrees. It was just ok. The prices are low, the service sparse but preset, the ambiance friendly but very much MacDonald style, and yes, they do vegan, but in this town there are so... More 

Thank zabriskibound
San Fernando Valley, CA
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is an unpretentious, well-lit, friendly little place that offers well-presented basics. I ordered a build-your-own bowl with quinoa, olives, broccoli and "meatballs". The "meatballs" were a tasty surprise: packed with flavor. I also sampled one of their tiny cupcakes--a relief from the dinner-plate sized things that pass for cupcakes in CA. It had real strawberries in the middle! Also,... More 

1 Thank hunter5

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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
American, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2990 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719-2993
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-7766

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