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There Is a Beautiful Courtyard Restaurant in Arizona Where You Can Enjoy the Best Food Under the Stars

Suny Errot



Arizona has a lot of beautiful places where you can enjoy a night under the stars. But do you also know about the noteworthy restaurants you should go to? That’s where we come in! We just discovered LaCo Restaurant & Cantina, or simply “LaCo” and it is such a gorgeous courtyard restaurant! A chill time and flavorful food are both guaranteed. What are you waiting for? Check it out now.

LaCo Restaurant & Cantina Is Named the Best Best Outdoor Dining in the Best of Tucson

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Ask a local or anyone who’s been here and they would immediately recognize LaCo Restaurant & Cantina as one of the good outdoor dining restaurants around! LaCo Restaurant & Cantina was named the best Best Outdoor Dining in the Best of Tucson for three reasons. First, the indoor-outdoor cafe gives off the relaxed and cozy ambiance. You can just come in, take a seat, eat good food, and chill. It is the perfect hangout spot. Next, they provide tasty global cuisine you’d typically expect from a super expensive restaurant. You won’t be disappointed by their dishes. Lastly, you’re in for a happy hour when you stay because of the live music performances.

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Located in the heart of the Historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson, this is where you can turn everything off for a moment and just be present in the moment. As they say it, you can experience the history and culture of Tucson for yourself here. The quaint restaurant is also tucked inside the walls of Old Town Artisans Complex. It combines art, good food, and a great dining experience.

The Rustic Cantina Has Something for Everyone

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This place doesn’t just offer al fresco dining, it also has a European inspired Pub, and live music under the stars. One can say it’s a gem because it has something for everyone.

Start with a hearty meal and choose from the eclectic mix of Southwestern food, sandwiches, salads, and other items. Here are some good items to try for brunch:

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Eating healthy? The mix of quinoa, tofu, and sauteed veggies will leave you drooling. This is perfect for the health conscious individuals who still want to have a delicious dish. Some other recommendations include:

Breakfast Burro. This burro comes with a salad, an egg, homestyle fries, bacon, green chile, avocado and cheese. For only $10, you can already indulge in this mouth-watering meal. To get it smothered in verde sauce and topped with crema, just add $2. You can also request for an additional sausage or pulled pork for $2.

Pork Hash. Who can say no to a satisfying order of pulled pork and homefry hash? This tasty dish is also topped with eggs, verde sauce, cotija, crema and cilantro. Get this for $13 or add $2 for a sausage or bacon.

Tallboy Burger. Burger lovers can get this for only $15, and it comes with a 6 oz house-ground burger with bacon, cheese, tomato, onion, and green chile. It also has avocado and chipotle crema. Yum!

How about dinner?

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For starters, you can choose from chips and salsa with guacamole, a hummus plate, or chicken wings. You can also try their delectable and stuffed spring rolls that come with grilled chicken or smoked tofu with pickled carrots, rice noodles, avocado, and cilantro. This is served with a sweet Thai peanut sauce and spicy rice wine.

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For sandwiches and burgers, you may choose from Pulled Pork, Veggie Burger, LaCo Burger, and a Bahn Mi. Partner that with a Smothered Burrito Plate, Elote Past, Taco Plate, Chile Relleno Plate, or a Thai Quinoa Bowl.

You will find several Arizona craft beers on tap. If you’re not so much of a beer person, you can try any of their house-infused spirits. You may also ask the staff to mix you up a good drink. They usually take requests on creative twists on classic cocktails using fresh, house made ingredients. But if you need the top drink suggestion, then get the prickly pear margarita. Of course, just make sure you are over 21.

LaCo Restaurant & Cantina Has a Great Laid Back Vibe to Pair With the Delicious Food

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Enjoy the live music while eating your meal. You can also take in the relaxing view of the great outdoor patio that puts your mind at ease.

You will notice that LaCo Restaurant & Cantina is clearly frequented by the locals.

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After you are done with your meal, you can also check out the nice artisan shop you can access from courtyard. There are gift shops near the art museum. Feel free to look around and bring home items that would look good in your home, or as a gift for your friends.

LaCo Restaurant & Cantina Details

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All seating is outdoors. The restaurant also only takes reservations for parties of 10 or less between the following hours: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm from Thursday to Saturday, and 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sundays. If you are visiting, make sure to observe proper social distancing and practice good hygiene habits. Even if patrons are allowed back, you still need to be extra careful.

Note: You need to make a reservation prior to coming. Lastly, you may check the website for the music lineup.

Location: 201 N Court Ave Tucson, Arizona 85701
Contact Number: 520 622 0351
Website: https://lacotucson.com/

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