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Teresa's Mosaic Cafe

#81 of 1,558 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
+1 520-624-4512
07:30 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 07:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Silver City, New Mexico
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll admit we were hungry, but we enjoyed every bit of our dinner. First the Tamarind Margaritas with its sweet, tart, and salty explosion of deliciousness with the salsa, chips, and guacamole. This was the first time that I have tried the Camaron al Mojo de Ajo and the shrimp were perfectly flavored and nicely offset by the calabacitas, sautéed... More 

Thank marig0ld77JFK
Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our most recent visit to Teresa's was more proof that this is the real thing. From the crisp and fresh tortilla chips and spicy salsa to the homemade flan, everything tastes as it should. The shredded beef and chicken is perfectly cooked and complemented by the fresh tortillas and great guacamole. Visit and enjoy!

Thank Gerald M
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for dinner during my annual visits to Tucson and couldn't wait for dinner tonight. Sadly, this time around the service was mediocre and the food portions are small in comparison with what they used to be. We had to ask for refills on chips and salsa and never got refills on our beverages. Will have to... More 

Thank Tclichti
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is value in family. My brother took us to this gem during a recent visit. Solid preparation- yes, they make tortillas fresh while you watch-and classic style. The Mole- EAT THIS STUFF. Best mole I've had since Oaxaca, Ole! Exotic margs and festive atmosphere. I did hear something about Bobby Flay and huevos rancheros and a throw down- and... More 

Thank Bruce A
Kingsport, Tennessee
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Fantastic Mexican for a value price. All pieces f our meals were well prepared and delicious. Bobby Flay picked a winner here.

Thank SaddlePoor
Hartford, Connecticut
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73 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been here several times over the years when I go on business trips down to Tucson and each time I have not been disappointed with the flavor of the meals. I have tried several different plates and have always enjoyed each one. It is a great place to go for a quick bite to eat over an hour... More 

Thank onebigfellah
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We use trip advisor to find this place as we were passing through town and it met up with the ratings. Pretty crowded but we got a table right away. We started with the F.... Margs which were really good i had the carnitas plate where all was prepared perfectly and the pork melted in my mouth. We'll be back.

Thank Dick B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious food in a nice atmosphere with beautiful mountain views. Homemade on site tortillas that are delicious. This is a great place to fill your tummy. Save room for desert.

Thank Lee T
Tucson, Arizona
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went to lunch with another couple after having gone to Kartchner Cavern for the morning. The three other people thought the food was great (one had green chili chimichanga, muchacha tortillas, and chili colorado). I had the tamale/enchilada/taco combo. Everything was fine, but the enchilada had so much oil could not eat. Glad I order the tamale enchilada style or... More 

Thank bdavisengr
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Mosaic Cafe since I moved to Tucson, about 5 years ago and it used to be one of my favorites. Sadly, the service has been steadily declining for about the past 2 years. Today we showed up and were told wait time would be 15 min for breakfast for a table of 4. Every 15... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2455 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-4512

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