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Ajo Cafe

Diner, Southwestern
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3132 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713-5224
+1 520-294-1100
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 06:00 - 13:00
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Seabrook, Texas
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Waited outside till the four of us could get a table. Busy busy place, took about 5-10 minutes. The place is tight. Had a great server, our order was taken and the food came out quick, was all fresh and good! Coffee was good and our cups never got empty. It is not a fancy place nor is it big... More 

Thank 19Brenda65
Falling Waters, West Virginia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Awesome experience. We had to find a place on the fly when our hotel had ran out of free breakfast. The food here was awesome, affordable and the service was great!

Thank scrawford80
Casa Grande, Arizona
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275 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Stopped for breakfast the other day because local "cafe's" are usually pretty good. A little disappointed in this place. The service was friendly and fast but the food was nondescript. Not a lot of flavor in anything and I had eggs, ham, sour dough toast and hash browns. Cheap eats, so maybe that is why.

Thank 46JimH46
Winnipeg, Canada
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Good basic home cooked food. Prices are reasonable and servings are generous. Open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Rosemarie W
Rio Rico, Arizona
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Don't let the outside bared up windows stop you from stopping in for breakfast. Although the outside is dated the inside, well is dated as well but was very clean. The service was very friendly and it just had that old time diner feel that we look for. The breakfast was very good ( had the CFS and was really... More 

Thank Gary W
Tucson, Arizona
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268 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I go to the Ajo Café approximately 4 times a year. I would go more, but with sharing my time between California and Arizona, I just don't have the time. In addition, if I went more often, I'd probably need to try something other than the 'Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs'. Their 'CFS' is one of the tastiest and tender,... More 

2 Thank TrapperH
Green Valley, Arizona
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Only been there for breakfast. It is locally owned and operated, a favorite of many area workers. Clean facility, friendly service, food is good. It is not high end but it will definitely get you down the road.

Thank Chris L
Tucson, Arizona
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2011

Good Omelets, Good Coffee and good service. No wifi network available

2 Thank Jrntucson
Columbus, GA
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179 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2007

You have to appreciate what you are getting into when you eat here. This is not a fancy restaurant by any stretch. You will be eating next to a wide variety of folks, from mechanics to farmers to retired old guys who know what breakfast is all about, to beaders. The ladies who serve here are sweet, but no nonsense... More 

1 Thank Stompper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Diner, Southwestern
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3132 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713-5224
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-294-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?