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La Cocina

$$ - $$$American, ,
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
+1 520-622-0351
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quinoa bowl” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (7 reviews)
“pork tacos” (5 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has a wonderful patio with a cool water feature inhabited by some cute little red-eared slider turtles. The food was really fresh and tasted great. Highly recommend as a place to relax with friends and enjoy a drink from the bar.

Thank Joe I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice evening in the courtyard enjoying the warm night air, live music, and good food. This is a busy place, so you can expect to wait a bit for a table, but for us it was worth it. They put our name on a list...More

Thank loonwatchers1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at La Cocina on my 2nd day in Tucson where I came leaving behind a Pennsylvania snow & ice storm. That being said, just dining outside in sunny 80 degree weather in February was a treat! It was a Saturday & rather busy,...More

1  Thank Kanilea361
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called to make a reservation. They said no for small parties. When I asked if they would be busy on a Friday evening the response was "ha ha very". An explanation followed - they offer free music and are a happening place so they...More

Thank retiredconsultant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of eight of us for dinner. First off, this place can satisfy any palate. It’s not just Mexican. Our group had everything g from tofu and seaweed salad to Chile Rellenos to a Reuben sandwich. And everything was uniformly good. Despite...More

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mild evening breezes, birds singing in the trees, onstage Greg Morton of local fame playing folk songs, blues & ballads. Astonishing blend of sounds and tastes satisfying all you need on a Friday night with friends. Long standing staff welcome you with warmth whether you...More

Thank Palletible
Reviewed 16 March 2018

There is nothing like sitting under a huge Arizona Silverleaf Oak, listening to beautiful flaminco fusion music, enjoying local brew and delicious food - in early March! For your average Western Canadian, escaping a brutal winter, this is true Nirvana. We were so fortunate to...More

1  Thank shmacculloch
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience here, loved the outdoor eating area! The service was good even though they were busy. Best taco salad I’ve ever had with their special smoked pork. We had the bartender do a tequila upgrade of their classic margarita, was perfect!

Thank Shari G
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were aiming for another restaurant that had a long line and found this one instead. Wonderfully accomodating and pleasant staff. We sat inside because it was raining but outside would have been nice too. The food was quickly served and hot. Nothing to spectacular...More

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Southwest cuisine is frequently listed as options in Mexican restaurants in Tuscon. The problem is that Mexican cusine and southwestern cuisine are very much different and lumping them together is a sign of mish-mashing. Hence walk away. La Cocina is a star. Pure Southwestern. Each...More

1  Thank sneezenwheez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-0351
  • E-mail
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