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“If you like Mexican food, you will love this place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

Teresa's Mosaic Cafe
Ranked #91 of 1,944 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nevada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“If you like Mexican food, you will love this place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

Mosaic cafe has really good Mexican food, great Margaritas, and the food and drinks are priced very reasonably. The decor of the restaurant is delightful, with a view of the city of Tucson. Service is excellent at least our waiter that night was exceptional in serving us. Only downfall is that the restaurant is a little difficult to find as it is located off a major road (Silverbell Road) in a shopping plaza and directly behind a McDonalds. Don't let this scare you, plug in your GPS because it is worth finding.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tucson, Arizona
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254 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“Family owned mexican restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

There are 2 locations, we've been to the one on Ina/La Cholla. Very good, authentic mexican dishes.

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Tucson, Arizona
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185 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Decent Mexican food with a city view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

The menu includes numerous Sonoran-style Mexican dishes as well as some dishes from other parts of Mexico such as Oaxaca and Tampico. Our group had a variety such as mole enchiladas, chiles rellenos, chile con carne colorado and chicken breast with mole. All were decent meals with ample portions and nice appearance.

This is one of the very few Mexican restaurants with a city view of Tucson. It's a fairly large place so not all of tha tables enjoy the view. Service is good and prices are reasonable. Their salsa is excellent.

Insofar as the food goes, I much prefer Tucson's traditional original restaurants like Mi Nidito and El Charro. But Mosaic restaurant is another nice option, particularly for those that want a genuine Mexican/Sonoran meal while looking over the city. Arrive early or make a reservation if you want a table by the expansive east-facing windows.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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phoenix oregon
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The BEST Mexican food we have ever had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Cute decor and the homemade tortillas (done on site) are so delicious!! Had to eat here 3X

Visited February 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome Food and Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

The people here are so nice. Their is a woman that hand makes tortillas right in the middle where you can see her. The lemonade is fantastic and so are the enchiladas.

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