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Coyote Pause Cafe

) #91 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
2740 S Kinney Rd, Suite 7, Tucson, AZ 85735-1508
+1 520-883-7297
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2740 S Kinney Rd, Suite 7, Tucson, AZ 85735-1508
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed our breakfasts here! The blueberry pancakes were fantastic, service was attentive, and the place was very clean. Great location to the lodge, too!

Thank Jessica H
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We ate here after staying at the Cat Mountain Lodge. The mesquite pecan pancake was excellent as was the BLT and french fries. We loved the atmosphere and enjoyed the food. Excellent place to eat if you're in the area.

1  Thank DustyBuck
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We visited the Saguaro National Park and as we were done for the afternoon we were looking for a quick lunch. We stumbled onto Coyote Pause as we were leaving the Park towards Tucson. We had great sandwiches at a great price. The service was...More

Thank MB500SEC
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We often ride there for breakfast with our motorcycle friends. We typically go through Saguaro National Park West to get there, making for a scenic and curvy ride. It is a little out of the way but worth it. The place has excellent food at...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain999
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Had a late breakfast with my wife and a dear friend. Huevos Rancheros was excellent. Deb(our server) was fantastic. A little warm inside because it was so hot outside, otherwise no problems at all!

Thank snuggles157
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was the 2nd time we've eaten at this quaint little restaurant located on the hiway to Old Tucson. They serve some very unique dishes with local flavor, and lots of old traditional lunch choices too. I am sad that the cafe is only open...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We really should try more items on the menu but both my husband and I absolutely love their Quesadillas (both chicken and steak)!!! Many places are skimpy with the meat plus having too much cheese but for us this is perfect. It is decently priced...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Delish food in a friendly, quiet, local place. Darlene, our super waitress, made us feel right at home in an entertaining way. :) Breakfast was really good but the Coyote hamburger and sweet 'tatie fries was worth every fabulous calorie. We had to return for...More

Thank czych
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I was fortunate to visit friends on the outskirts of Tucson and stop at this cozy, colorful, delicious spot. Everything tastes homemade -- if home to you is anywhere in the Hispanic southwest. Tortillas and salsa are fresh and delicious. A perfect stop after visiting...More

Thank Cathryn C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is the 3 rd visit here and the first for breakfast. It did not disappoint. Seating is available both inside and outside on the patio. Excellent Mexican fare. I had Huevos Rancharos, which were excelent. This restaurant is definitely worth a stop for breakfast...More

Thank JohnnyFry1
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
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
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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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