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“Excellent caterer”
Review of Cafe A La C'art

Cafe A La C'art
Ranked #42 of 2,023 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $18
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Presidio
Description: Located in the Historic Stevens House, Cafe a la C'Art is open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The cafe's catering service, Carte Blanche Catering, offers full service caterering and bakery.
Reviewed October 24, 2013

It was like a having a personal chef for our wedding party and reception. Outstanding food at reasonable prices and delivered as arranged. Highly recommend and will use again.

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Charming setting, good food. But service didn't cut it. Long wait after we were seated before the server came, and then a long wait for the glasses of wine we ordered. I ordered a second glass of wine during the meal, and it arrived after we received the check. Our server was very enthusiastic, but no one seemed to be directing traffic. It wasn't that busy.

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

This is quite a unique and special little gem. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and some evenings even dinner, or just a phenomenal dessert. The outdoor area is just so colorful and charming. Tonight we enjoyed dinner, but we plan to go back soon for lunch. Our out of town guests were equally delighted to find such a special place near the Tucson Museum of Art. The staff couldn't have been more attentive and friendly.

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Thank ehartlin
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

In historic Old Town Tucson is a gem of a restaurant not to be missed. Housed in a charming old territorial hacienda located next to the Tucson Museum of Art you will find Café à la C'Art. It is at once as intriguing as it is inviting when first stepping through the worn wooden doors. The various dining rooms, speparated by thick adobe walls, are warm cozy . My grandson particularly loves the cushioned window seats. The other option is to dine outside on the delightful covered patio . Live music on the weekends is an added bonus.

The menu is mouthwatering and the kitchen delivers. The portion sizes are as generous as the hospitality. I have yet to be disappointed, whether sharing with a friend Frittata Florentine ($9 Spinach, bacon, onions, tomatoes & cheese) or having lunch with my grown daughters, say my fav Roasted Turkey Club ($10 -- Thinly sliced turkey breast, smoked bacon, dried cranberry salsa, lettuce, sprouts, tomato & herbed mayonnaise on a fresh croissant) , or splitting the Café à la C'Art Burger with my husband ($10.95--Grilled to order 100% Angus beef topped with smoked bacon, avocado & pepper jack cheese with chipotle äioli on a freshly baked bun).

Its their skillet rosemary potatoes served with breakfast , the artisan bread choices available with inventivly flavorful sandwiches for lunch and naturally fresh salads that keep me going oback. On a recent visit my husband declared their bacon cheeseburger the best one in in Tucson. He knows.

Now here comes more fabulousness. They have their own pastry chef who has been creating deelicious odesserts for the last 11 years. She makes a big chocolate covered snowball looking thing that is filled with to die for chocolate mousse appropriately named The Chocolate Bomb. Any one of her desserts will satisfy the most discriminating palette. I have never met her but I love her.

Café à la carte is family owned and operated. With an eye for detail and a aseeming inability to omprimise on quality, Judy and family offer really good food, affordably priced, in a friendly, relaxed setting. Check. Check. And Check.

Stephanie Johnson

520) 628-8533


150 N. Main Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

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Reviewed May 24, 2013

The bakery goods are a feast for the eyes..not to mention the best key lime cheesecake I have ever eaten.Very quaint and colorful restaurant, with a nice outdoor dining area. The staff are very gracious and friendly. A don't miss Tucson dining establishment..

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