150 N. Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701 Mon-Tue Closed, Wed-Fri 10am-2pm, Sat-Sun 8am-2pm. (520) 628-8533
Café a la C'Art Owner Mark Jorbin


Mark Jorbin is a classically trained chef, having earned his associate degree of culinary science and restaurant management at the Scottsdale Culinary Institute. A native Tucsonan and veteran restaurateur, Mark has worked in some of Tucson’s most iconic restaurants, including Fuego, Cafe Terra Cotta, Le Bistro, Westin La Paloma, and Anthony’s in the Catalinas.

Mark opened Café à la C’Art in 1998 and has overseen its growth from a small catering company and tiny lunch spot to an established restaurant and catering company known for its service, style, consistency, and integrity

Chocolate Cake at Cafe a la C'Art in Tucson


Pastry Chef
Unlike most restaurants, all of our desserts and pastries are made in-house by our full-time pastry chef, Lora Quarrella. She received her training at Tucson’s La Joyeux with Joy Paul, who holds a Grand Diploma from the Cordon Bleu Cooking School of London and was certified at the Ecole Lenôtre in Paris.

With skill, creativity, and an insistence on the finest ingredients, Lora fills the vintage pastry case with a rotating variety of delights. Don’t miss her signature creations: Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cake and the Chocolate Bomb, a chocolate lover’s dream composed of chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, and chocolate mousse.

  • "By far the best food I have eaten to date."
    Manny Portillo on Google
  • "Some of the best food I have had in Tucson."
    Austen C. on Yelp
  • "Love the food, the service, and the atmosphere."
    Ia M. on Yelp

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