The dynamic Tucson food scene has seen rapid growth in the past few years, highlighting the city's diversity while reaffirming its culinary traditions.
In a city famous for its great Mexican food, Cafe Poca Cosa still stands out from the pack for its consistently elegant interpretations of regional Mexican fare. Seasonal menus are updated twice daily, but try the popular sampler dish if you can't decide what to order.
If you're looking to sample one of the city's newest culinary darlings, check out Penca in downtown, which is already becoming a destination for Mexican gourmands looking for upscale riffs on the cooking of central Mexico.
If you're in the mood for classic French food with a contemporary twist - and who isn't - The Coronet is a charming and friendly outpost on Fourth Avenue. Inspired by the charm and tradition of Old World rustic cooking, the brasserie-style restaurant and bar is located at Tucson's historic Coronado Hotel.
Read on to find more good dining options in Tucson.