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La Cocina

#53 of 1,553 Restaurants in Tucson}
$$ - $$$American, ,
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
+1 520-622-0351
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
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 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely obsessed with this adorable hidden gem!!! They’re always so accommodating and friendly... and the food is amazing! Love music and the best little outdoor space make it perfect for a date or family night!

Thank vida928
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving there with great expectation, where none of the staff were willing to pay attention to help us get our order. (They did get a table for us in the first instance. I appreciate that). However the 15 minutes time I stayed, my friend and...More

1  Thank frendo29
Reviewed 16 September 2017

La Cocina features a beautiful patio setting in Tucson's historic area and is surrounded by shops and galleries. We sat next to a small pond. The setting is charming. Our waiter was pleasant but indifferent, failing to bring me a setup until I requested one...More

Thank carolyncg17
joschneider123, Owner at La Cocina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Carolyn, I’d just like to apologize for the issues regarding food and service that you experienced while dining with us last week. Our goal is provide customers a fun and relaxing environment with tasty food and attentive service and we are incredibly sorry that we...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I like this place for the location, garden, and live music, despite the mediocre food and verrrrry slow service. Do come if you have a lot of time to kill--it's a really nice place.

Thank _dcnn418
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was really a good little find. The food is all freshly made (no pre-prepared) and good. If you are a big eater, order an appetizer or plan on dessert. They had a large variety of food and a lot of gluten free, vegetarian,...More

Thank CR141
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place is worth the effort to find, in a bit of a hidden spot near downtown Tucson. Open-air dining surrounded by the somewhat bohemian decor makes the atmosphere fun and relaxing. Food was quite good and service was very friendly (try the prickly pear...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I like the eclectic menu at La Cocina and its closeness to the Artists' Courtyard and the Tucson Museum of Art. Mostly I like it for the relaxed and casual outdoor atmosphere. Have been there many times.

Thank Vera B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My daughter and I wanted to take a good friend out for her Birthday celebration; La Cocina was the perfect location downtown. Despite it being Tucson warm, La Cocina knows how to make one totally comfortable. There was a funky band, great little shops in...More

Thank allwentwell
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

201 N Court Ave...find your way inside and get ready for a culinary treat like few can offer in Tucson. The rustic court yard and backyard table sets lead you to down one path and when you look at the menu it is clear...you are...More

Thank Rico A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit La Cocina we have a wonderful time. We come for the music and outdoor seating and we are consistently impressed with the delicious food and attentive service. We enjoy chatting with owner Jo and her witty staff. This visit we were...More

Thank susangsays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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
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