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All vegetarian food in an exotic atmosphere
The Casbah Tea House is one of Tucson's few all-vegetarian restaurants. They use organic ingredients when possible.
They're located on 4th Avenue, the perfect location for this hippie/bohemian joint. There's a small coffeehouse in front, with a full restaurant in the back. The restaurant is decorated with Middle Eastern/Asian/hippie flair.
The Casbah has recently started serving breakfast, which means they are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
on Jun 17 04
(last updated Mar 19 09)
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I've had two experiences with the Casbah Tea House. The first time I came in, the staff ignored me and it wasn't clear whether the place was counter service or sit down. I was very hungry so I left. The second time I came in, the girl working behind the counter was friendly and helpful. There were signs such as "Menus" and "Order Here" which was a great improvement. All you do is pay at the counter, they give you a pager and page you when your food is ready to pick up at the front.
I got the shepherd's pie and a chai masala. Food was awesome; drink was pretty good. After I was done eating, two girls came out and did belly dancing and that was fun. Check the website to see what times they do this; it would be neat to watch while sipping a drink but maybe not great if you are trying to concentrate on your meal or your dining companion.
All in all I have to give Casbah a "Good" rating but I will definitely be back. The ambiance may not be for everyone but I enjoyed it.
Great food. The vegan shepherd's pie is superb. But the service is so so slow.
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On 4th Avenue, near University.
$$ - average
- Eclectic (Varied)
- (Mostly) Organic
- Live Music
- Outdoor Seating