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La Cocina

201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
+1 520-622-0351
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
Neighbourhood: El Presidio
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Superb Mexican food at a nice little outdoor restaurant in downtown Tucson's historic district. Great service, friendly staff and very nice decor. Highly recommended!

Thank Dave604and778
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and really good mexican food. We won't hesitate to come during our next trip in Tucson ! Thank you!

Thank ben9301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a little hidden gem in downtown Tucson. We've been to this restaurant several times and this is always a "must stop" when we are in Tucson. On this particular day, there was a big march/event downtown but there was still room in...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked around the block twice trying to figure out if La Cocina was one restaurant or three. Several entrances. But they all lead to a unique outdoor eating experience. Eclectic menu. Smoked salmon ceviche. Moroccan chicken....as a "salad" with quinoa, sriracha, lime chicken and...More

Thank DennyTraveler
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A nice venue for music and grabbing a bite to eat, but I am not a big fan of their restaurant offerings. Some of the Mexican dishes are OK. The courtyard setting is artfully designed- a great place to hang on a nice evening.........

Thank monsoons2013
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

specialty cocktails were cool....enjoyed the oaxacan old fashion and local spirits is neat...we started with polenta fries that were perfect with our cocktails....we shared an ala carte chili relleno that was different than any ive had before but was good....then we shared the chicken curry...More

1  Thank 77mockmotorspitcher
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food is just ok. The court yard is a wonderful environment to share a meal depending on the weather conditions of the day. local whiskey is available her and overall decent menu to choose from. I liked my Reuben Sandwich. Just did not get...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

There is something for everyone on their menu. Cocktails are great (they even carry all 3 mesquite whiskeys from Del Bac.) Not a cocktail person but their mescal cocktails are remarkable. There are a lot of people that fit into the space but it doesn't...More

Thank bert360
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have had dinner here several times and the food is always outstanding, The outside seating is always nice- i have eaten in the bar which is nice also. Stay and listen to the music when you have time

Thank DB5758
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Pleasant courtyard setting (with an indoor bar). Helpful waitstaff. One diner had the Cobb Salad - mediocre. Another had the Reuben sandwich - really good. Aside from the pleasant setting, there's not much to recommend this place.

Thank Robert Y
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Nearby Attractions
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.11 km away
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.07 km away
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.17 km away
Arizona Historical Society - Downtown History Museum
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.30 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-0351
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