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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My favorite part of this place is the building, its atmosphere, and the location. The food not so much. The entree came with limp side vegetables. My salad was composed from the box lettuce sold locally for $5 for many servings. It came complete with...More

Thank Miss_W0rd
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Cup Cafe is in an historical hotel in the middle of downtown Tucson. On-street parking may be problematic, but there's an underground lot just across the street that's safe and secure. And while the hotel is spectacular, the restaurant is even better. Large breakfasts,...More

Thank OnTheRoad141
Reviewed 3 days ago

Surprisingly high quality and tasty for a "coffee shop." Sandwiches, salads, and desserts are great! Historic hotel.near historic train depot. Limited parking but more down the street.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to be fair it was Christmas day. Good food, friendly waiters (especially for it being Christmas) Long wait due to the number of customers

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most enjoyable warm evening spent on the outdoor patio with a cold beer and a glass of az wine. This place supports the local growers and prepares very tasty and healthy selections. We enjoyed the outdoors setting under the trees with the beautiful Arizona air....More

Thank tavysandin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a terrific evening. We called ahead and got a nice table outside. The food and atmosphere were great, but the people watching was fantastic. Our server was attentive and someone kind snapped our picture to commemorate. We would definitely return!

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a part time visitor to Tucson, own a second home here but surprisingly had never been to this restaurant My friend suggested it for lunch but said we should try to beat the lunch rush( it was a Friday) so arrived there at...More

Thank judik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading so many good reviews we stopped here for lunch. Maybe our expectations were too high or the food was so average. We shared a club sandwich and the fish and chips. Sandwich was the better of the two, but nothing different than you...More

Thank Jose J
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Jose, Thank you for taking the time to review us. It looks like we missed the mark on your dining experience, for that we sincerely apologize. We never enjoy hearing our guests didn't enjoy their time with us. I appreciate the time you took...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't often go into town for lunch, but a friend and an appointment and I know that the Cup Cafe has nice outside seating so we decide to give it a try. We had a lovely time. A very pleasant server helped us with...More

Thank Gail S
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Gail, Thanks for coming into town and giving The Cup Cafe a shot! We're so glad you had a lovely time. Please come and see us again soon next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since I was not the organizer of this debacle, i just took notes. Party of 7, foest one got there and put is on the list at 11am. Hotter than h*ll outside- standing room only inside. No table service while you wait for a table....More

Thank Annabelle_Koglin
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Annabelle, Let me thank you for taking the time to visit our Historic establishment while you were visiting from Washington. It looks like you may have arrived over the weekend, our wait times can tend to become longer at this time, it can be...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail