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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“quiche” (20 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All 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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Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are in downtown Tucson for any number of reasons--- the opera, a concert, theater, etc and need a good meal, the Cup Cafe is a good option.Located in the Congress Hotel, you will be in a place of historical interest. You will also...More

Thank HJS0701
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

11/19/2016 Dear Guest, We are absolutely flattered by your kind words! We here at Hotel Congress take pride and passion into every aspect of our family business. When someone like yourself notices and feels the same, it's quite a wonderful feeling. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The patio area often has live musical entertainment-- and high quality at that. It is located at the center of Tucson nightlife, so lots of people walking around-- all ages. Food is great, maybe a bit expensive though. Go here if you are looking for...More

Thank AZMerrie
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

11/19/2016 Dear Guest, Thanks for taking time from your day to let us know how much you've enjoyed your experience. Our patio is a very popular area as you mentioned especially when we have one of our many talented musical acts performing, day or night....More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We brought out of town family to our first visit at this place. The waiting area is very charming and historic- lots of interesting items to check out while you are waiting to be seated. Good spot for tourists. Lots of John Dillinger memorabilia. The...More

Thank Kriss M
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

11/19/2016 Dear Kriss, Thank you kindly for providing us with this feedback, we're always appreciative when a valued guest takes time from their day to let us know how we're doing. We're happy you enjoyed the historic charm of the property and were able to...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Given the competition nearby, it would behoove the Cup to at least stay on its game. Last couple of visits the place was near-empty and getting service was not easy. Requesting water and silverware three times. The menu remains heavy with few vegan or light...More

Thank NineRavens
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

11/17/2016 Dear guest, First of all let me thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, obviously these aren't the experiences we pride ourselves in here at The Cup Cafe. I would like to start off by apologizing, we never like to hear that...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

Our 1st vist to the Cup Cafe Patio for a late lunch was very pleasant. This famous restaurant is located in the Congress Hotel--a hotel with vintage charm and with a history including Dillinger. We had the fish and chips-hot and tasty. Our server, Alex,...More

Thank 91paulkat
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Located in the historic Congress Hotel in energetic downtown Tucson, the Cup Café is a Tucson original! From breakfast to dinner, specialty drinks on the outdoor patio or making a meal out of their amazing Happy Hour appetizers - you simply have to experience the...More

1  Thank Bruce3150
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Wow, what a great review! I don't think our own marketing team could have said it any better. Thank you for the amazing words of kindness. Hope to see here again very soon.

Reviewed 5 November 2016

We love to visit this restaurant - the outdoor seating is great if you have a dog or two. The breakfast is served late so we enjoy a mid morning breakfast every now and then. The Creole Breakfast is tasty and there's plenty of it,...More

Thank Stephen G
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you so much for visiting us. Our breakfast menu is served until 4:00pm everyday. Can't wait for you next visit with us.

Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is one of those iconic eateries where you want to take friends and out of town guests for breakfast, or brunch, or lunch. Iconic Hotel, beautiful setting, easy access and parking. Then there's the food, and as always, it's fantastic.

Thank Grant H
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for visiting us here at the Cup Cafe. Please come see us again soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a very pleasant brunch here. In fact, some of the best hash ever. Worth a short wait to get in. Will definitely come back soon.

Thank C T
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

So glad you enjoyed the hash! We take pride in preparing every dish in house from scratch.

Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Cup Cafe has both indoor and outdoor dining. There is often music outdoors, and the place can get very busy in the evenings. My recent experience involved Saturday brunch outdoors. The atmosphere was delightful and the service was attentive. I had an egg dish...More

Thank Doug Z
Aalt_Brouwer, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for the great review!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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