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Cafe A La C'art

$$ - $$$American, ,
150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-8218
+1 520-628-8533
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“chocolate bomb” (19 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-8218
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Server neglected to open our bottle of wine at the table. Sure, we all make mistakes...but seriously, this is a big faux pas. Food didn't live up to expectations either... Not sure why this place is so highly rated. Must have hit them on a...More

Thank Kelsey D
Reviewed 11 April 2018

The menu items are all made fresh and the coffee very good. The seating is in several linked rooms and an outdoor covered patio area. You order and then waitstaff brings the meal to your table. We found it a nice respite to people watch...More

Thank bmonson
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Very good food, lot of variety on a small menu. It was well prepared and fresh. The atmosphere was relaxing. The wait staff was attentive without hovering and offered good suggestions.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Inside are cute adorable little semi-private rooms with nice artwork. Outside is a cozy little covered patio with a water feature that the birds love. We sat next to the water jar and got up close and personal with the little birds. Just so fun...More

Thank kathyred9824
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I visited last Thursday for dinner and I must say I was impressed. We sat outdoors and absolutely loved the ambiance and live music. The music was being played inside the restaurant, which was perfect for us as we could still chat and enjoy the...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We remembered this spot from our previous trip and wanted to go back. We stopped in mid-afternoon and enjoyed iced tea on the patio. The staff were delightful and let us sit on the patio where they were about to do some work. The staff...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

After exploring the art museum ate an exceptional lunch here. Three different choices all excellent. Took desert home for later also excellent. My choice a pulled pork sandwich, the bistro salad my cousin chose looked very good. My lemon tart I brought home was amazing....More

Thank Cooper1941
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a bite to eat before going through the Museum. Charming decor with friendly efficient staff. We sat outdoors and were entertained by cute little sparrows flying about. Now onto the food... Wonderful!! I asked for tea and got...More

Thank Sabra P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Recently attended Free First Thursday at the Tucson Museum of Art, which is located within the footprint of the old Presidio in the oldest part of town, along the original west wall of the compound. We sat in the outdoor area, which has perimeter tile...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Located at the Tucson Museum of Art, this is a natural spot to enjoy a meal. Breakfast, lunch or brunch available. Good selection and very good service. Sat outside and enjoyed the weather. Fresh squeezed lemonade was delicious

Thank Bob J
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Ana L
20 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Luckylibrarian13 | Reviewed this property |
There is no link on their website and I didn't find them on OpenTable. I really thought I had seen them on OpenTable, but I just checked and the app said to call the business. Perhaps you can email them for reservations.
7 February 2015|
Response from Carte C | Property representative |
Yes they are! The weather is beautiful right now with the warm weather.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-8218
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-628-8533
  • E-mail
Located in the Historic Stevens House, Cafe a la C'Art is open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The cafe's catering service, Carte Blanche Catering, offers full service caterering and bakery.
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