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Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress

#5 of 1,558 Restaurants in Tucson
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311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811 (5th Ave.)
+1 520-798-1618
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Busy downtown Tucson location with a popular patio overlooking 4th avenue and the train station. Breakfast was very good with pleasant and efficient server.

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

12/5/2016 Dear Corinne, We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast and your service from our team. We enthusiastically await your return! More 

Tucson, Arizona
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427 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends and I stopped in for early dinner here before going to Museum of Art, and this place worked perfect for us. Despite not having reservations, we were eating early enough to be in and out before the table was needed. My friends had the Depot Salad with steak...cooked to the requested degree of wellness...and I had the steelhead trout....delicious!... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mary B
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

12/5/2016 Dear Mary, Thank you for stopping by on your way to the Museum! I also love the depot salad as a healthy option with some great protein. I agree our cauliflower rice is delicious and unique, we're so glad you found this as a delight. We'll see you next time you come to visit!! More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food the calamari has a surprising twist to it, delicious. Have been there several times never been disappointed. A must if visiting Tucson AZ. Great bloody Mary bar on Sunday morning. Service is top notch they make you feel like your the only people there so attentive.

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

12/5/2016 Dear Jodi, We're glad you enjoyed the twist of the calamari! We appreciate your loyalty and the more than kind review. Our Bloody Mary Bar as you mentioned is available every Saturday and Sunday! We take the most pride in our service and staff, we're so glad you noticed this as well. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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736 reviews
404 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

With a great location in town this was a perfect spot for us to stop for lunch. The Hotel Congress is a monument on its own and worth a visit. It was nice to dine outdoors and even though the menu didn't really have any "local" flavored dishes it still had classics like Fish & Chips and different sandwiches etc.... More 

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

12/6/2016 Dear James, Thanks for visiting and enjoying lunch with us. We're so glad you enjoyed the fish and chips, we house batter fresh cod to make this delicious entree. We're also proud to offer dishes made from local ingredients and purveyors. A few of our chef's favorites are our red and green hot sauces made locally from Poblano Hot... More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic service by a polite staff. We were served quickly. Street tacos were absolutely delish! Great quality food!

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Thank knh123
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

12/4/2016 Dear Guest, Thanks for your wonderful compliments, we'll see you next time you stop in for tacos! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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266 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Tucson for business and my friend took me to this place. Very nice atmosphere, friendly server, and good food. I got fish tacos with fries and malt vinegar aioli. Before I know all 3 fish tacos had gone. I will definitely come back to try other dishes. The price was very reasonable.

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Thank deb-5584
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

12/3/2016 Dear Deb, We're glad you were able to enjoy Hotel Congress while on your business trip. Thanks for the kind review of your service and dining experience! The fish tacos are also one of my favorite go to's. We'll see you on your next visit and look forward to accommodating you. Justin Skoda Restaurant Manager The Cup Cafe More 

Tucson, Arizona
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181 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

and watch the people...Great food and drinks as well. One of my favorite place to have breakfast. HOCO is the best.

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

12/3/2016 Dear Yanni, Thanks for the endorsement! Please join us again for breakfast next time you're downtown, we serve it until 4pm 7 days a week! Justin Skoda Restaurant Manager The Cup Cafe More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic restaurant. The food is innovative and fresh. Every dish is surprising in the combination of ingredients and flavors. The prices are moderate, very affordable. The desserts are a must. My favorite was the lemon meringue pie followed by the chocolate cake.

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

12/3/2016 Dear Burt, Wow, what a compliment! We feel passionately about the culinary offerings we provide and we're so glad you noticed this and took the time to give us a 5 star review. The dessert case as you mentioned is always being rotated with offerings from our pastry chef Carol. We're glad you enjoyed the pie and cake and... More 

Avondale, Arizona
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had made reservations several weeks before Thanksgiving for dinner at the restaurant. I requested and inside table and inquired as to the special they were having that day. I was informed that they would have a Thanksgiving buffet with a full menu also available. They called a week before the date to confirm the reservation. was then was told... More 

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Thank lola10116
The_Cup_Cafe, Manager at Cup Cafe in Hotel Congress, responded to this review

I would like to start off by apologizing, we never like to hear that our guests didn't have a great time with us. We thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit to the Cup Cafe. We are embarrassed and disappointed to hear that we did not provide the type of service that our guests deserve.... More 

El Paso, Texas
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite didn't know what to do for thanksgiving breakfast then the wife suggested The Cup. We has reservations for two on the patio. It was a wonderful experience. The food was great as I had the Braveheart and my wife the French toast. The coffee was a great propriety blend that had me asking what it was, thought I had... More 

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

11/25/2016 Dear Alejandro, We're so glad you enjoyed your patio dining experience. The wonderful coffee you are fond of is a blend from our local roaster Arbuckles. We're honored they provide us with this propriety blend and we're thrilled you enjoyed it! We'll look forward to seeing you on your next visit with us. Justin Skoda Restaurant Manager The Cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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

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