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Wisdom's Cafe

1931 E Frontage Rd, Tumacacori, AZ 85640-9997
+1 520-398-2397
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (59 reviews)
“fish tacos” (28 reviews)
“cheese crisp” (14 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1931 E Frontage Rd, Tumacacori, AZ 85640-9997
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old-fashioned road house--low ceilings, lots of stuff on display. Servings were good-sized and food was good. Margaritas are big and strong. Get there early on the 2-for-1 margarita days or you're in for a long wait.

Thank TriRidge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strong and wonderful margaritas. We had the cheese crisp with green chilies-awesome!!! Get it! Also got the Mary Hixon which is a soft corn tortilla is filled with cheese, seasoned shredded turkey and topped with a delicious red enchilada sauce with even more cheese melted...More

Thank SubtleSandy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends from Tucson took us to Tubac and then to wisdom’s for dinner. We arrived at 4:30 to get in line for 5pm opening. They do make a killer margarita. I ordered the burrito and the tortilla was one of the lighted I have...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 19 April 2018

My wife and I are on a road trip from New York, and visited the Wisdom Cafe only about a week ago. Sitting outside in the cool shade we enjoyed an excellent lunch. I can't imagine anyone giving this place a 'terrible' rating. We found...More

Thank EasternWillotts
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We were told by several shop owners in Tubac that we should go to Wisdom's Cafe just a few miles south of Tubac. It is a unique and highly authentic place with a strong local and tourist following. Before it opened at 5:00 PM, there...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Once again we returned to Wisdoms. We dined twice in a week. We love the casual atmosphere, great margaritas, and enjoy the Sonoran Chicken, bacon wrapped shrimp and the desert Burro’s. We look forward to our next visit.

Thank stevmar2016
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We went to Wisdom's cafe after a visit to Tumcacori. Big mistake. First, it took forever to get our meals, and it was not that crowded (empty tables, about 1:30 on a Thursday). That wouldn't have bothered us much (though half an hour was waaay...More

Thank 45anneTucson
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We planned to head to the Wisdom Cafe after an afternoon of shopping in Tubac. We arrived early before the 5:00 opening and waited out in the courtyard. A line of patrons were quickly seated once open. We had quick attentive service. Our appetizer of...More

Thank ReadRibbet
Reviewed 25 March 2018

have dined here twice . . And love the tortilla soup, although my note to the chef is that is has WAY too much salt. A fun setting, with interesting murals, decor, AND GOOD MEXICAN FOOD!

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Don't get me wrong, the food was good and the service was excellent considering how many people there were to be served. We arrived about 15 minutes early and were about 30th in line. Once the restaurant opened, the line went fast and we were...More

Thank Terry B
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17 February 2018|
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Response from Tana T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, same ownership! I met the owner while I was there and lots of people I know love this place for their fruit burrito's. But, I have to say I got terrible heartburn from my dinner and will never eat there again. I call... More
4 January 2018|
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Response from taffy104 | Reviewed this property |
I can’t answer this. I’m sure they would do there best to accommodate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1931 E Frontage Rd, Tumacacori, AZ 85640-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tumacacori
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-2397
  • E-mail
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT FOR 68 YEARSLet our family serve yours mouth-watering Mexican food & much more. Owned and operated by 4 generations of the Wisdom family.Our family works hard so that yours will enjoy a wonderful meal among friends. Tuesdays 2-for-1 margaritasFridays/Saturdays live music and open late until 91st Friday drink specials2nd Saturday drink specials and live music 1st Wednesday are BBQ Ribs
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