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Cafe Poca Cosa

££ - £££Mexican, , Latin
100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
+1 520-622-6400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mole” (126 reviews)
“salad” (196 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a cute place and the food tasted very good. The service was great as well. My main complaints are the chalkboard menu, not just for specials, the whole menu. It’s hard to view and the waitstaff does bring it to you but you...More

Thank kimrz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The interior architecture and appointments is as good as it gets in Tucson, and its quite tasteful. So was the cusine. Attention is paid to both presentation, ingredients and flavor. Had two types of chicken mol`e. Chocolate and red. Chocolate was quite nice, not overwhelmingly...More

Thank hoku2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove down from Phoenix for a nice family dinner with our son who lives in Tucson. Our daughter found this place online - looked amazing - and it was! We all enjoyed our food. The service was spectacular - like really friendly and efficient -...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappointed with a meal here, if it were closer to home would go there more often. No printed menu, on a chalk board as it changes all the time. The mixed plate is always good, you get 3 different items. Beautifully arranged on your...More

Thank normah625
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poca Cosa should be high on a restaurant list for Tucson. Fresh choices from a well -edited menu brought to your table and expertly explained. We had the chef's choice and were not disappointed. Three delightful items - all unique and tasty. Great service and...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eager to learn more about modern Mexican cuisine we asked advice from locals and were directed to this restaurant. I read about it and thought we would have a special meal with fresh, locally sourced interesting ingredients. We did not. Our waitress could not have...More

Thank DMSG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gosh, my review should highlight the lovely interior, exceptional staff, flavorful food and unique dishes, but I am stuck on the waste that I saw left on every plate that was cleared away. Yes, the plates are lovely to look at, but not many eat...More

Thank LakeloversWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu changes daily, so you don’t know what will be on the menu when you visit. But, you do know that it will be fresh and taste great! Probably the best Mexican food in Tucson. However, it is a bit pricey... not crazy high,...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you come to Poca Cosa, you're tempted to try the Poca Cosa platter: a surprise chef selection of three dishes and you don't get to choose. I have mixed feelings about it. Two out of the three were great. Not sure if I would...More

Thank ggfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love great food I work in the food and beverage industry. I do know what excellent food taste like you get what you pay for as in quality. I ordered the special of the day was mole I chose red mole I got it...More

Thank mcaba751
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Michelle S
26 March 2016|
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Response from Amanda A | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't know. You may want to call them. I don't believe the meal I got even had any gluten. It's all meat and vegetables. Maybe the rice and tortillas probably have gluten. I would call them.
18 February 2016|
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Response from Melissa K | Reviewed this property |
They have a very limited menu so I wouldn't be surprised if there aren't gluten free options, but I have no idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Pennington St Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85701-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-6400
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