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Little Cafe Poca Cosa

#39 of 1,545 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 85701-1531
520-622-6400
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07:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:30
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Tucson
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sorry but I have never liked this place. If you want authentic Mexican food go somewhere else. The food is pretentious . overpriced, and not very tasty. They are more concerned with how it looks then how it tastes. Go to El Charros instead or find a food truck.

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Thank BobZim
Hillsborough, California, United States
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162 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is small but mighty when it comes to flavor. We went with chef's choice and were wowed with our lunch. Yummy lemonades, juices and iced teas as well. We dined out fancy and casual over 3 days in Tucson -- this place by far rocked the food with fresh ingredients and homemade excellence.

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Thank Heather W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Little One is little. The ambiance, attitude of the waitress etc. is designed to be "cool" and "hip". The restaurant reminded me of "Two Sisters Bakery" in Homer, Alaska. However, there is a big difference between the two. The "Twin Sister Bakery" food is very good; "the Little One" food on the other hand is average. I ordered the... More 

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Thank Bala G
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant will amaze you with their fresh menu. Almost all items are loaded with fresh seasonal vegetables. You will not leave hungry. The menu is unique in every way and changes weekly. I found all the dishes to be full of flavor and in many cases spicy. The spices are South American usually, and are just used so nicely.... More 

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Thank Robert H
Tucson, Arizona
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159 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food prepared using whole clean food- with a special Mexican flare. Get there early as this small place fills fast. I had the huevos rancheros- fantastic large portion and plenty left over to take home.

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Thank JLHR1962
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Small, busy, and friendly, the food is amazing! The chicken soup was full of chicken. The pork was so tender it practically melted in your mouth.

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Thank cgfoust
New Jersey
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A friend from Tucson said this is the place for breakfast and lunch. We stopped for breakfast on the way to dropping me off at the airport. The breakfast was beyond all expectations; to the point, I wanted to miss my flight and stay through lunch. I had the Chorizo Scrambled and key lime w/ prickly pear juice. It was,... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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87 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you like the wow factor & enjoy good food, opt for the kitchen choice plate. They will put together a plate with a generous spoonful of a chicken, pork & beef entree plus rice & beans & top it off with a tossed salad & fresh fruit. You won't necessarily find what you are enjoying on the menu either!... More 

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Thank BrownWalloon
Rochester, New York
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The service was excellent; the food very tasty and prices reasonable. The chicken soup was chock full of veggies and the chicken pieces were tender and the soup seasoned very well giving it an excellent flavor. This is a keeper!

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Thank Choosyeaterfoodie
University Park, Maryland
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335 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Eat here for breakfast or lunch, they are closed for dinner. You can hit the larger cafe poca visa for later. I could tell you what I ordered but it doesn't matter everything is wonderful at this place. You will not find better beans or rice and they are vegan. Okay then there is the charm, warmth and friendliness. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
Thursday
07:30 - 14:30
Friday
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 85701-1531
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > El Presidio
  • Neighbourhood: El Presidio
  • Phone Number: 520-622-6400

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