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Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
+1 520-798-1618
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“quiche” (20 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped into this little shop while walking about Tucson on a hot Saturday afternoon. The wait staff is attentive and the wait was not too long. My wife and I split a Cuban sandwich. She ordered the side salad and I the bean soup.The...More

Thank Flowerprof
Reviewed 4 days ago

First and foremost, make reservations! The Cup Cafe is a very poplar downtown restaurant especially on the weekends. Our waitress was very attentive to us without intruding, very much keeping on top of it. All four of the meals came out hot and very tasty!!...More

Thank alnktn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best Juevos Rancheros I've ever had in my life and enjoyed the coffee and homemade creams too. Everything about this place smacks of authenticity.

Thank evie s
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Evie, Best Huevos Rancheros in your life, WOW!! Thank you sincerely from our culinary and service team. We are as authentic as it gets, celebrating our 100th Anniversary in 2019! Thanks for your great review, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, cocktails, beer and wine. Very busy so service is good but not as responsive as some other restaurants. Entertainment on the patio on many nights per week. Adjoining night club is a big attraction. Parking is satisfactory and there is a trolley stop...More

Thank Penny N
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Penny, I appreciate your honest feedback and your compliments regarding the food, cocktails beer and wine. Thank you for enjoying our cozy historical ambiance. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to be comfortable with tight spaces and table neighbors. Everything you and your neighbors say can be heard, probably. With that said it is a great historic hotel and restaurant. The staff is friendly, The menu is diverse. The wine and fresh dessert...More

1  Thank Rickybrowneyes
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ricky, Thanks for your compliments surrounding our diverse menu, fresh dessert options and wine list! Please come see us again when you're in the neighborhood.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, options, and service. A Tucson Classic! In the very heart of Tucson's reviving downtown, this iconic hotel and restaurant is a MUST for those wanting to experience the best of what Tucson has to offer.

Thank mschannep
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms Channep, Thank you kindly for your wonderful 5 stars. We're flattered by your complimentary review and endorsement! Please come see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cup Café surprised me with the high quality of the food, the availability of gluten-free breakfast choices and the cozy atmosphere. You might not expect a local hotel to have a great restaurant, but this one does! The menu features fresh, seemingly farm to...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jennifer, Thank you kindly for your great feedback! We pride ourselves on offering an array of GF options and are quite pleased you noticed as well! Our culinary and service teams thank you sincerely! Please come see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot of history associated with the Hotel Congress. It's very interesting and a fun place to visit. I have never stayed overnight but rumor has it that some parts of the hotel is haunted!

Thank Brigitte J
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great 5 stars Brigitte!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've heard a lot about the historic Hotel Congress over the yrs that I've lived in the Tucson area, but 2nite was my 1st visit. I went to see my friend Glenn play trumpet w/a guitarist (Duo Vibrato). HH extends from 4-7 & arriving @6...More

Thank bocce69
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bocce, Reading your feedback really made our day, thank you kindly! We recently rolled out our new happy hour to reflect the feedback we've received from our guests (later Happy Hour, more options) and we're thrilled you enjoyed it! Please come see us again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Cup Café for a birthday brunch with 9 family members. We expected a bit of an wait, since they don’t take reservations. We arrived around 10am and they told us it would be about an hour. Not a problem it was...More

Thank shatteredsky
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Shattered, Thank you kindly for taking the time to let us know of your experience. I understand expectations weren't exceeded and I wholeheartedly understand that at times, with guests occupying the restaurant longer than anticipated it can become frustrating to wait for our limited...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
    (5th Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-798-1618
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