Top Choice South American in Tucson

Cafe Poca Cosa

At this award-winning nuevo-Mexican bistro a Spanish-English blackboard menu circulates between tables because dishes change twice daily. It's all freshly prepared, innovative and beautifully presented. The undecide…
Sandwiches in Tucson

Bison Witches

At this funky deli to and bar, everything's made fresh and with healthy ingredients like grilled meats, avocado and sprouts. In addition to sandwiches, there are a few salads on the menu. The back patio is more for …
Mexican in Tucson

El Charro Café

In this rambling, buzzing hacienda the Flin family has been making innovative Mexican food since 1922. They're particularly famous for the carne seca, sundried lean beef that's been reconstituted, shredded and grill…
Japanese in Tucson


Billing itself as a healthy Japanese eatery, Yoshimatsu uses mostly organic foods, eschews MSG and offers lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Order a bento box, steamy soup or rice bowl at the counter and eat in t…
Mexican in Tucson

Mi Nidito

Former president Bill Clinton's order (pre-quadruple bypass) at 'My Little Nest' has become the signature president's plate, a heaping mound of Mexican favorites – tacos, tostadas, burritos, enchiladas and more – gr…
Vegan in Tucson

Lovin' Spoonfuls

Burgers, country-fried chicken and club sandwiches – the menu reads like those at your typical diner but there's one big difference: no animal products will ever find their way into this vegan haven. Outstandingly c…
Market in Tucson

Food Conspiracy Cooperative

Food Conspiracy Cooperative is great for stocking up on organic produce and products.
Mexican in Tucson

El Guero Canelo

Tucson's signature dish is the Sonoran hotdog, a tasty example of what happens when Mexican ingredients meet American processed meat and penchant for excess. So what is it? A bacon-wrapped hotdog layered with tomati…
American in Tucson

Pasco Kitchen & Lounge

The farmers market salad with yard bird is superb at this breezy new eatery near the University. The menu offers fresh, locally sourced comfort food that's prepared with panache and a few tasty twists – think grass-…
American in Tucson

Hub Restaurant & Creamery

Exposed brick walls, a lofty ceiling, sleek booths and, surprisingly, a walk-up ice-cream stand beside the hostess desk – industrial chic takes a Mayberry spin. Upscale comfort food is the name of the game here, fro…