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Tucson Restaurants


Feast – Feast specializes in offering gourmet food at a reasonable price with the option to eat there or take out. The menu changes every month, but exciting dishes along the lines of sweet potato chilaquiles, parmesan risotto, or fennel and garlic rubbed pork chops.

Wildflower – Wildflower is one of a kind with its understated elegance and great food. They have a range of menu options that change with the seasons and range from modern and hip recipes to traditional food favorites.

Prep and Pastry – Prep and Pastry is a “craft” breakfast, lunch, and dinner destination with their dishes being made from scratch using local ingredients. They have received significant attention for their unique, sophisticated, and delicious menu.

Tucson Tamale Company – “Unwrap happiness” at the Tucson Tamale Company who offer over 30 different types of tamales ranging from savory meats, to vegetarian, and vegan options. Along with that, they have breakfast tamales and dessert tamales, so you can eat every meal of the day there.

Agustin Kitchen – Agustin Kitchen offers a twist on new American and classic French cuisine. At AK, cocktails are handcrafted and local ingredients are front and center. Their menu changes seasonally so check back often to see what we’re serving.

Vivace – Vivace is one of Tucson’s wonderful Italian restaurants, offering large portions and rich savory food that never disappoints.

Tavolino – Tavolino offers authentic Italian food such as handmade pasta, wood oven pizzas, and Tuscan style rotisserie meats. Enjoy the patio and Catalina mountain views.

Five Palms – Five Palms offers various restaurant concepts but are well known for their steak and seafood. Check out their happy hour deals and featured specials.

Acacia – Acacia offers a wide menu with a focus on sourcing through local farmers and ranchers using all natural ingredients while keeping the meals as diverse as possible.

El Cisne – El Cisne offers fine Mexican food with international influence. They specialize in uniquely prepared steaks and seafood.

Blanco – Blanco, a Fox restaurant, not only serves specialty Mexican dishes such as barbecue pork tacos, but they also offer the experience, making you feel like you are south of border enjoying a relaxing afternoon.

North Italia – North offers a modern touch on Italian cooking, always trying to improve their processes and dishes which include handmade pizzas and pasta.

Firebirds – Firebirds specializes in authentic wood-fired steak and seafood entrees along with specialty cocktails and select wines served in an upscale atmosphere while remaining modestly priced.

Shlomo and Vito’s – Shlomo and Vito’s is a family-owned restaurant giving Tucson a taste of, “The Big Apple”, with Italian and Jewish menus served all day long.

AZul – Azul at The Westin La Paloma offers a contemporary dining experience featuring Southwest infused cuisine sourced locally and changing with the seasons. Eat out on the terrace and enjoy panoramic Catalina Mountain views.

Fini’s Landing – Fini’s Landing is known for its seafood and ability to offer a beachy feel in landlocked Tucson. They put an emphasis on authenticity and sustainability, sourcing their seafood through recognized sustainable fisheries.

Union Public House – Union offers homemade American food made from local and sustainable ingredients, and a wide selection of libations. They have one of Tucson’s best happy hours, and a comfortable patio to enjoy dinner and drinks.

Scordatos Pizzeria – Scordatos is on a mission to craft the highest quality of pizza, giving particular attention to developing “sophisticated dough”. The chefs at Scordatos view their pizza as a work of art.

Trattoria Pina – Tratoria Pina has been sharing homemade Italian meals with Tucson since 1993. They offer a family oriented dining experience with modest pricing.

The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol – The Grill offers award-winning cuisine and mountain views. They not only change their menu to keep up with fresh ingredients, but they use vegetables, herbs, and citrus all grown on their property.

Core Kitchen and Wine Bar – Core is located at the Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain and offers coast-to-coast American favorites in six dining venues all situated around a beautiful Sonoran desert context.

Harvest – Harvest is a locally owned restaurant dedicated to local purveyors of fresh food. “Local and Seasonal” is the mantra of Harvest, which is evident throughout the menu and the feel of the restaurant.

Noble Hops Gastropub – Noble Hops offers a unique dining experience for Oro Valley with their fine fare and craft beer.

Bianchi’s Italian – Bianchi’s is a popular family restaurant with a wide range of Italian and classic American food options. Not long ago, Bianchi’s chicken wings were voted the best in Tucson.

Mosaic Café Dos – Mosaic Café is a local favorite, featuring one of Tucson’s only Oaxacan Mexican menus along with Sonoran style favorites.

El Charro Café – El Charro is deemed to be the oldest Mexican restaurant in Tucson, and the original owner is said to have invented the chimichanga. They specialize in Sonoran Cuisine and Tucson style Mexican food.

Café Poca Cosa – Café Poca Cosa offers a special take on Mexican cuisine, with flavors coming from several regions. The restaurant has such a following that they have other micro Café Poca Cosa’s nearby including the tiny original where it all began.

Cup Café – Hotel Congress is home to Cup Café which is known for its breakfast classics along with interesting concoctions. The menu expands to offer several international options for lunch and dinner.

The Coronet – The Coronet is a downtown staple, with a rustic feel and great food. Sit out on the patio and enjoy a cocktail while taking in the hustle and bustle of downtown Tucson.

47 Scott – 47 Scott is one of the many downtown restaurants really getting people’s attention with modern comfort food unique wines, cocktails, and microbrews. 47 Scott is a great place to have come have dinner, drinks on the patio, and even brunch.

Pasco Kitchen & Lounge – Known for their “urban farm fare” menu, Pasco offers traditional American comfort food and drinks with fresh ingredients, most of which come from local farms. Their menu ranges from vegan specialties to chicken and waffles.

Maynards Market and Kitchen – Maynard’s gives you a taste of downtown Tucson as a small marketplace along with a deli, coffee bar, bakery, and dining.

Hub Restaurant and Ice Creamery – Hub offers a modern and intimate dining experience and is well known for their homemade ice cream with unique flavors.

Proper – Proper has built their business similar to the way they have built their menu- with a focus on local, fresh, and organic sourcing which shows in both the atmosphere and food.

Pizzeria Bianco – Pizzeria Bianco is well known around Arizona for creating exceptional pizzas with the best of local ingredients.

Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink – Reilly is a modern Italian restaurant with a menu built around their artisan pizzas. They also have a beer garden in the back yard and a hip new bar in the basement below.

Diablo Burger – Diablo Burger has a variety of unique and specialty burgers all of which are made from “100% local, grass-fed, open-range raised, antibiotic-free, and growth-hormone-free beef”.

Café Poca Cosa – Café Poca Cosa offers a special take on Mexican cuisine, with flavors coming from several regions. The restaurant has such a following that they have other micro Café Poca Cosa’s nearby including the tiny original where it all began.

Ermano’s – Ermano’s helps you explore Tucson’s growing number of local craft beer and wine companies. Along with that they have happy hour every day and serve a variety of meals that pair well with your drink of choice.