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Coyote Pause Cafe

$$ - $$$American, , Cafe
2740 S Kinney Rd, Suite 7, Tucson, AZ 85735-1508
+1 520-883-7297
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  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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7:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2740 S Kinney Rd, Suite 7, Tucson, AZ 85735-1508
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This little gem is so colorful and cheerful! The food is delicious (I love the mesquite pancakes) and the service is friendly and fast. Our waiter (Jackie) was terrific. Always have breakfast here when I'm in the area.

Thank Kimbolina55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We make a point of coming out to Coyote Pause for breakfast when we visit Tucson. The drive out is stunning and the food at the end of the drive is yummy. The other half is a fan of the huevos rancheros and I always...More

Thank LFandJF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few nearby restaurants to the National Park. Very busy place, inside and outside tables. Food was good, service was excellent. Wide variety of menu items. OK for kids.

Thank thomasrydz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and friendly ambiance. Mexican and American food. Open for breakfast and lunch 7:30 to 2:30. Beautiful setting in the desert. Cute shops and art galleries to browse in.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at Cat Mountain Station on the way to the Desert Museum and Saguaro National Park West. I had an avocado grilled cheese sandwich and a prickly pear slaw for $8.99. The inner court also has seating under umbrellas surrounded by a few art shops....More

Thank maryrO2110CU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has good food. The choice of tables are inside or in a covered patio. If the weather's not too warm we prefer the patio. We stopped here twice after hiking, the buffalo chili was great, and we had the prime rib sandwich which...More

Thank Jane_A60
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We make a point during vacations to not return to restaurants—there’s too many to choose from and why “limit” ourselves 😊 But we happily made an exception for Coyote Pause...it was SO GOOD that we had to return! And we were just as pleased with...More

Thank lakshell
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I used to eat here fairly regularly but had stopped because the service was often slow. Decided to give it another try for breakfast this morning and was sadly disappointed. The service was slow but not terrible, but the quality of the food was poor....More

1  Thank Illusio1963
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I go to Coyote Pause Cafe every couple of months with my mom after we shop the nearby Buffalo Exchange. There are so many options on the menu. If you’ve ever seen the movie, ‘Bagdad Cafe’ it is reminiscent of the same feeling. The staff...More

Thank Victora G
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Cute little Spanish style decor with good home cooked food. Serves breakfast all day. Very scenic drive.

Thank Nedsgirls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2740 S Kinney Rd, Suite 7, Tucson, AZ 85735-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-883-7297
  • E-mail
Enjoy a healthy relaxing meal in a cheerful atmosphere at Coyote Pause Cafe located in Cat Mountain Station, just down the road from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Old Tucson Studios. Offering healthy innovative fare with a Southwestern twist! This acclaimed cafe serves breakfast & lunch and the menu includes unique omelets, fresh salads, sandwiches, and sweet potato fries. Serving beer and wine, also vegetarian choices are available. Call for takeout. Experience delicious Sonoran desert dining everyday 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
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