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La Cocina

#42 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson}
$$ - $$$American, ,
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
+1 520-622-0351
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Bar, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-1003
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

La Cocina features a beautiful patio setting in Tucson's historic area and is surrounded by shops and galleries. We sat next to a small pond. The setting is charming. Our waiter was pleasant but indifferent, failing to bring me a setup until I requested one...More

Thank carolyncg17
joschneider123, Owner at La Cocina, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Carolyn, I’d just like to apologize for the issues regarding food and service that you experienced while dining with us last week. Our goal is provide customers a fun and relaxing environment with tasty food and attentive service and we are incredibly sorry that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this place for the location, garden, and live music, despite the mediocre food and verrrrry slow service. Do come if you have a lot of time to kill--it's a really nice place.

Thank _dcnn418
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was really a good little find. The food is all freshly made (no pre-prepared) and good. If you are a big eater, order an appetizer or plan on dessert. They had a large variety of food and a lot of gluten free, vegetarian,...More

Thank CR141141
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place is worth the effort to find, in a bit of a hidden spot near downtown Tucson. Open-air dining surrounded by the somewhat bohemian decor makes the atmosphere fun and relaxing. Food was quite good and service was very friendly (try the prickly pear...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I like the eclectic menu at La Cocina and its closeness to the Artists' Courtyard and the Tucson Museum of Art. Mostly I like it for the relaxed and casual outdoor atmosphere. Have been there many times.

Thank Vera B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My daughter and I wanted to take a good friend out for her Birthday celebration; La Cocina was the perfect location downtown. Despite it being Tucson warm, La Cocina knows how to make one totally comfortable. There was a funky band, great little shops in...More

Thank allwentwell
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

201 N Court Ave...find your way inside and get ready for a culinary treat like few can offer in Tucson. The rustic court yard and backyard table sets lead you to down one path and when you look at the menu it is clear...you are...More

Thank Rico A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit La Cocina we have a wonderful time. We come for the music and outdoor seating and we are consistently impressed with the delicious food and attentive service. We enjoy chatting with owner Jo and her witty staff. This visit we were...More

Thank susangsays
Reviewed 30 June 2017

La Cocina came recommended by several bartenders and waitstaff around Tucson, so it seemed worth a visit. The food was fresh and well-prepared, the bartender and waitstaff were friendly and efficient, and we enjoyed the sprawling layout and live music. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Felecia C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Excellent food, good three piece band playing favorites plus their own songs (he won the American Songwriter contest in a recent year but I can't remember the name). Service was a little slow, could have used a little more support, but the waiter was friendly...More

Thank P-and-J-Travel
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.12 km away
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.06 km away
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.30 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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