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Greasy Spoon Recommendations Before a Hike in Sabino Canyon

morank9 Sep 26, 2012 06:43 AM

Good morning, We will be in Tucson this weekend for a wedding and would like to hike through Sabino Canyon on Friday morning. Any good recommendations for a greasy spoon breakfast in the area (we're staying at the Lodge at Ventana Canyon) where we can fuel up? Thanks in advance.

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    llb1630 Oct 4, 2012 09:32 PM

    Although not a "greasy Spoon", you can get a great breakfast at the Eclectic Cafe on Tanque Verde.

    1. m
      morank9 Sep 27, 2012 08:26 AM

      Thanks everyone

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      1. re: morank9
        christyar Oct 1, 2012 11:22 AM

        Mother hubbards sounds awesome! Homemade sausage, green chile/corn waffle topped with cheese, pumpkin waffle........

      2. finlero Sep 27, 2012 08:20 AM

        If I recall correctly, the foothills aren't really greasy spoon territory, so you'll probably have to drive 20ish minutes from the Lodge to get to that sort of thing.

        A few years ago we went to Gus Balon's before a hike and really liked it. Nothing fancy, but there are some appealing chowish touches like the fact that they bake all their own bread.

        1. mrbigshotno.1 Sep 26, 2012 06:20 PM

          Another one


          1. mrbigshotno.1 Sep 26, 2012 06:15 PM


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