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Wisdom's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1931 E Frontage Rd, Tumacacori, AZ 85640-9997
+1 520-398-2397
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had heard a lot about this restaurant so when we spent the day at Tubac Presidio State Park, we figure we'd give it a try. We went for lunch and the food was okay. We didn't have a chance to try their infamous fruit burrito, but not sure we'd go back to do so. We are blessed with a... More 

Thank budgetworthy
Prescott Valley
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner and a margarita at Wisdoms last Saturday. The margaritas are always a treat. I added pomegranate to mine. Yummy! We had flautas, tortilla soup, and a peaches and cream fruit burro for dessert. All excellent. And there was a guy playing guitar and singing in the bar area. Quite enjoyable. We never miss going to Wisdoms when... More 

Thank Elaine H
Casper, Wyoming
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this little hideaway (look for the two big chickens in the front of the building). If a friend had not told us about it we would have missed it. The food was good and the dessert was even better. We got a shirt because of the cool name and the wonderful memory. The staff was friendly. I liked... More 

Thank drmueller07
Green Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So refreshing to east good food at a unique eatery. Mexican cuisine and local culture. Check it out.

Thank Qn44
sedona, az
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always, this place has great food and "killer" margaritas! (Unless you plan to spend the night, one is plenty). There typically is a line of patrons to get in when they open at 5:00 so plan accordingly.

Thank hikesedona
Ogden UT
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on 2 for Tuesday margaritas night. We were seated right away with a reservation. We went with people who come here on a regular basis so it seemed like people knew each other, my sister-in-law and daughter ended up behind the bar goofing and "helping" mix the pot of margaritas. The guacamole was tasty and the bacon wrapped... More 

Thank tm-utah
Potsdam, New York
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You walk past a large ceramic chicken into a rustic, dimly lit interior. You sense you are going back in time. Despite the fact that there were no tourist busses parked outside it was busy even though it was later part of lunch time. Service was a bit slow. It was the first time we remembered paying for the traditional... More 

Thank 136GeneK696
Redding, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Wisdom's Cafe, famous for their fruit burrito. The waitress sat us outside, very nice. We ordered and the waitress asked, as she was walking toward the kitchen, if we wanted chips and salsa. My friend Don thought it was strange to throw it over her shoulder and asked,"Does it charge extra?" Yes, $5.95! So we decided we... More 

Thank DonnaLee M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and fruit burritos! Convenient location to a great historical site, shopping, and a golf course. We have been there four times, and it is always great food.

Thank philiph657
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took friends from the UK for Mexican food dinner. Visited Tumacacori mission then got in line. Tuesday is 2 for 1 Margherita night. If you're on their email, you get an email code for 2 for 1 Margherita on Thursday or 2 for 1 fruit burro. Food was excellent. Chips & salsa is a starter now. I had a combo... More 

Thank Nancy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1931 E Frontage Rd, Tumacacori, AZ 85640-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tumacacori
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-2397
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT FOR 68 YEARSLet our family serve yours mouth-watering Mexican food & much more. Owned and operated by 4 generations of the Wisdom family.Our family works hard so that yours will enjoy a wonderful meal among friends. Tuesdays 2-for-1 margaritasFridays/Saturdays live music and open late until 91st Friday drink specials2nd Saturday drink specials and live music 1st Wednesday are BBQ Ribs

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?