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Ghini's French Caffe

1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
+1 520-326-9095
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“croque madame” (13 reviews)
“crepes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere here fails to remind me of any cafe that I've visited on my regular visits to France. We went recently for brunch at 2 p.m. and no one greeted or even acknowledged us. Instead, a big welcome sign inside advised customers to sit...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

When one goes to a place billed as a French cafe, one expects a touch of France. You will not get that at Ghini's. Not even close. First, the place was filthy. It did not bode well for the meal. I should have walked back...More

1  Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I was really disappointed with my dinner. The escargots were served with what I assume were canned artichoke hearts and parmesan. That unusual combination masked the delicate flavor of the escargots and made the dish way too salty. Next, I got the $20 Beef Bourguignon...More

1  Thank Valaya G
ChefGhini92, Manager at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you once again for your review, we have responded to this exact review on Yelp.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I had a tasty salad and my lunch companions had a wonderful looking croque-monsieur. The service was prompt, the cheese sandwich was warm, and the drinks were plentiful. We missed out on dessert because we didn't understand you need to order it yourself at the...More

Thank Miss_W0rd
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for breakfast with another couple. Our friend was served a dish similar to but a different menu item than what she ordered. The waiter immediately took it back to get remade, but when the correct dish was brought by the manager/owner she rather...More

1  Thank Michael R
ChefGhini92, Manager at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

I do apologize for my miscommunication, I was trying to say that the order was correct, it had been ordered incorrectly, Not by your friend, but by our server. However, I did come across harshly. I brought out the food on the ticket, but the...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Ooooo La La! I could not find anything to complain about...although I am not a complainer! The food, omg! the pastries!! are to die for and the apricot bellini was were so delicious. That bellini was so good, every sip of the way down; I...More

Thank Jackietravels1
ChefGhini92, Manager at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My last review on Ghini's was written after a bad experience. Went back and this time they hit it out the park, service was fantastic, food devine, and we got many pastries( chocolate eclairs were amazing) after to take home. This experience will definitely bring...More

Thank Juan B
ChefGhini92, Manager at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We apologize for our delay in responding to your great review, but please allow me to thank you on behalf of Ghini's for your kind words! Please come and see us on a Friday or Saturday night for Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm or Dinner from...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a charming little place! Delicious french inspired food. I ordered the Croque Madame, and it was delicious! Extra cheesey goodness! Also ordered a hot cafe mocha, quite good! My only complaint is that our waiter never really came to check on us, we...More

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Three of us had breakfast at Ghini's today. It's a casual place nicely decorated with a few tables outside. They have a good authentic French bakery. I had the best croque madame of my life and I've eaten many in France. My wife had the...More

Thank Tony H
ChefGhini92, Owner at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you so very much for the kind words! We pride ourselves on our scratch menu and quality ingredients. We have made several requests to our landlord to repair the fencing, and replacing patio tables and chairs is on our loooong list of things to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Drove down to this restaurant next to La Baquette , a "French Bakery " with great expectations which were to be dashed . I ordered an omelette called the Forestier , $11.95 which at best was adequate - soupy with a few thin orange slices...More

Thank PairADoxCycle
ChefGhini92, Owner at Ghini's French Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hello, Thank you for the review, I am very sorry you did not enjoy your meal. The forestier is a very delicious omelette, I am not sure why you did not enjoy it, the slices of oranges you receive on the side is an entire...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 E Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1966
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-326-9095
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Ghini's is a restaurant fueled by love and passion, which is evident with every morsel that hits your lips. A quaint little cafe that serves Breakfast, Lunch and Tapas, also has a full service and amazing French Bakery attached. Ghini's has always been dog friendly since its inception in 1992, as it is done in France. Ghini's has a very diverse menu and can accommodate every culinary whimsy. A boutique wine list, all imported, is the icing on the cake! Ghini's has won many culinary awards of excellence and has been written up in papers, locally, nationwide, world wide, winning gold awards for best Breakfast, best Cafe, best Bistro, & best French. You won't regret your stop to this beautiful little cafe. I have owned and operated my fabulous little French cafe since 1992. We make every item from scratch, purchase locally and support our local economy. I love my work, my staff and my clients.
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