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Bread And Butter cafe

#156 of 1,539 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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4231 E 22nd St, Ste 101, Tucson, AZ 85711-5348
+1 520-327-0004
05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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New Jersey
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401 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here with a friend, we both liked it. I love GOOD biscuits and gravy and these were YUM. I got the small order, 2 biscuits and nice cup o gravy. Really good, enough for my smaller appetite these days. Friend got an omelette and salsa on the side which he said was good. Busy place, good service.

Thank jansjourneys
Surprise, Arizona
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523 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

crowed, so I sat at the counter. The coffee kept coming and the service was terrific. Had pancakes and crisp bacon, the bacon was well done, just about edible. Seems like a terrific local spot, will stop here again, and order slightly crispy bacon!

Thank michaelbkolsky
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and great food. We went for breakfast on our way out of town and loved it. We would definitely be regulars if we lived here! The prices are very reasonable and the food is GREAT! Also try the cinnamon rolls they are amazing :)

Thank Anna K
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast for lunch while waiting for my truck to be serviced across the street. Food was very good, service was friendly and exceptional. Typical diner atmosphere but clean and well maintained. I wouldn't hesitate to return or recommend to others.

Thank Dave G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Classic American breakfasts - check Friendly, Efficient waitresses - check Top Notch Short Order Cooks - check Support staff to keep things clean and humming - check Lots of nice people enjoying their breakfast - check Price point that doesn't hurt the wallet - check 'Nuff said.

Thank marty-arrowsmith
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Meet with Co-Workers after the JDRF walk in Tucson around 12:00 noon at the Diner. Had Breakfast made just like I use to get from my mom. The food was quick, delicious and the price was great. Loved the staff and atmosphere that I went back on Monday. Thanks I'll be back on my next trip!

Thank 54Kristi4
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242 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I gave this place an excellent - which I rarely give out just because of the whole experience. The service was great. There were a lot of servers running around but I think it is because it gives each of them time to talk to their tables. Ours was very friendly and nice. The food was good - was it... More 

Thank DonandMaro
Tucson, Arizona
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not fancy, more like a time capsule for those who remember the 50"s and 60's diners. Quick, polite, great service. Meals made from scratch give you a chance to chat up your companion(s) over some fresh brewed coffee. Get there early --- this is a favorite with locals and a line into the street is not uncommon, but worth the... More 

Thank Nelson d
Hartland, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I've been looking for a good breakfast place in Tucson and have finally found one. I had eggs and chorizo. They were delicious. I took about 3/4 of the chorizo home. I love good bread and the sour dough was very good. My only complaint was that it didn't have enough butter on it. I ordered a cinnamon roll to... More 

Thank Mary Lou F
North America
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were meeting with friends for a day in Tucson and decided to gather at the Bread and Butter for brunch to start our day. This is a fun little diner, plain and simple with a good menu and good solid service. The place is clean, the food good and the prices reasonable. What more could you ask for?

Thank suitscase

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4231 E 22nd St, Ste 101, Tucson, AZ 85711-5348
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-327-0004

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