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Little Cafe Poca Cosa

#58 of 1,563 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
El Presidio
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151 N. Stone Ave., No Phone, Open M-F 7:30 Am Until 2:30 Pm, Cash Only, Tucson, AZ 85701
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:30
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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390 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this small casual breakfast nook offers large portion morning options which are latin centric in flavors; then after 11am it morphs into a lunch place pushing the same format in mid-day plate styles. the kitchen is quick and creative. the service is very friendly and keeps things moving along as plenty of people frequent this corner location near the main... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Open weekdays m-f breakfast and lunch. The food is good and you get lots. She makes her own soups from scratch, as a former chef I say her creativity is wonderful. You will most likely get a hug from her, we have . So clean, friendly, tasty food you get it all here.

Thank Jamie Gringo G
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is local favorite, small, friendly service, fresh, inexpensive, best casual Mexican lunch downtown.

Thank theschoolnurse
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious breakfast , best pineapple/basil juice I could drink everyday ! Want to try lunch sometime , the owners are very sweet & give free hugs ! Must go to breakfast place

Thank Julie N
Tucson, Arizona
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Little One has got to be the friendliest place to get downtown, and quite possibly anywhere, Tucson. The service is quick and attentive. The food is outstanding. We just love coming here!

Thank Carmandnee
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Amazing food in a very small and cozy place. Lunch time might be crowded but it is totally worthy. The food tastes as home-made as you can hope.

Thank santiagocastiello
Missoula, Montana
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Obviously tons of good Mexican food in Tucson, and this is the cheap and fast version of the bigger restaurant for downtown lunch hour goers etc. Very affordable and delicious, basic menu with only a few options under each category which makes it easy to pick your meal - and it's even an option to split two main dishes so... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This little restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. They will provide you with a regular menu, or a Plate of the Day. If you choose the Plate of the Day, you will receive three of the menu dishes, of their choice. This comes with awesome chips and salsa, and salad. The food it exquisite. The salsa is divine. They... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a wonderful dining experience. In downtown Tucson you'll find some great eateries, but the Cafe Poca Cosa tops the list. Fresh food with a different menu everyday is put together with myriad flavors. With a Mexican starting point, Poca Cosa invents new and reinvents the old standbys. This is one of our must stop places when we visit The... More 

Thank ninelinebind
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Friends took me here while I was visiting, and it was the best remedy for the second most nightmarish trip I have ever had. Everything hit the spot. The sauces were flavorful and smooth. Everything is fresh and served in abundance. The staff is very friendly, and you feel right at home. I would definitely return on my next trip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 N. Stone Ave., No Phone, Open M-F 7:30 Am Until 2:30 Pm, Cash Only, Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio

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