Maynard’s Market and Kitchen
400 N. Toole Ave. (520) 545 0577
Also, downtown, located in a restored railroad station. New American cuisine. Good lunch spot.
1.4 miles from campus.
Arizona Inn – Main Dining Room
2200 E. Elm Street. (520) 325 1541
Consistently excellent. Attentive but unobtrusive service. Outdoor seating is especially appealing. The classiest breakfast in town.
1.8 miles from campus.
4310 N. Campbell (in St. Philip’s Plaza). (520) 795 7221
Reasonably priced, creative Italian dishes. A class act. Big wine list.
4.4 miles from campus.
3025 N. Campbell. (520) 325 3333
Popular with the artsy crowd. Eclectic and colorful. Good for after the show, but call first to ensure that the kitchen stays open.
2.8 miles from campus.
4122 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 326 9363
Casual in atmosphere but sophisticated in the kitchen. Not only a sit-down restaurant, but a creative gourmet carry-out. Especially convenient for those staying at the Lodge on the Desert (one mile away).
3.3 miles from campus.
Kingfisher Bar & Grill
2564 E. Grant Road (520) 323-7739
THE place for seafood in the desert. Attracts a late-night crowd, and sometimes offers live jazz.
2.6 miles from campus.
The Dutch Eatery & Refuge
Adjoins campus at the corner of Park and University. (520) 792-6684.
Just steps from both Centennial Hall and the University Park Hotel. “We invite you to enjoy our gezellig refuge, with fun twists on classic fare, creative cocktails and great service. Come in for daily brunch where you can find an array of sweet or savory breakfast favorites or try one of our delicious lunch options. For dinner we offer a classic European take on the Gastropub experience.
311 N. Court St. (520) 622-1922
Oldest family-owned and operated restaurant in the U.S.! A Tucson Landmark! Sonoran cultural style and innovative Tucson style Mexican Food.
1072 North Campbell (520) 320-9511
Vegetarian dishes are in a crispy-fresh class by themselves at this paragon of great, cheap eats—but “fresh” applies to everything on the menu. Each dish comes with greens or lettuce or cilantro with a just-picked quality. (and it’s right next to campus).
El Guero Ganelo
2480 N. Oracle Road, (520) 882-8977
This an authentic, traditional Mexican Food restaurant. No flair, but excellent, quality food. Famous for their Sonoran Hot Dogs. Open to 11 PM on weekends.
Historic 4th Avenue Shopping District
4th Ave. between University Blvd. and 9th St.
This classic Tucson neighborhood is located about 1.5 miles away from the main campus of The University of Arizona. if you are looking for unusual, artistic gifts, a natural food co-op, bookstores, bars and restaurants, you would be interested in the historic Fourth Avenue Shopping District. It’s just a short walk to an under path that leads to downtown Tucson.
Late Night Restaurants
The Arizona Inn
2200 E. Elm Street 520-325-1541
Excellent bar and patio until midnight.
The Hub Restaurant and Ice Creamery
226 E. Congress St. (520) 207-8201
Thursday—Saturday 11 AM – 2 AM
A wide variety of beer, wine and cocktail specialties. Blue Fries, Antipasta Skewers, sandwiches, salads, burgers, pot pies, vegetarian options, main dishes and homemade ice cream that will never disappoint with a wide array of out of the ordinary flavors.
The Cup Café at Hotel Congress
311 E. Congress St. (520) 798-1618
Open until Midnight on Friday and Saturday (10 PM weekdays)
The Cup Cafe is an established downtown Tucson tradition with a reputation for delicious, creative and eclectic fare alive with flavor. A full-service, historic modern bistro, The Cup Cafe appeals to locals and visitors alike.
2033 E. Speedway (520) 795-5755
Open until 10:30 PM on Friday and Saturday (9:30 PM weekdays)
Domestic, Microbrews and Imported Beers on tap. Trident Grill was opened in August of 2001, and is owned by Nelson Miller, retired US Navy SEAL. Trident is named after the special warfare insignia that all Navy SEALs wear on their uniforms. A large menu from burgers, crab cakes, salads and skewers.
Lindy’s on 4th
431 North 4th Avenue, (520) 207-6970
11 AM—2 AM from Thursday—Saturday.
This diner elevates the hamburger to an art form and has been voted the #1 place for burgers in Tucson. Open from
Marriott Hotel – 3 Stars
880 E. 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85720
Walking Distance from Centennial Hall
Lodge on the Desert – 3 Stars
306 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
Tel: (520) 320-2000
Arizona Inn – 4 Stars
2200 E. Elm Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
Tel: (520) 325-1541
Westin La Paloma Resort – 4 Stars
3800 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: (520) 742-6000
JW Marriott Starr Pass – 4 Stars
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: (520) 792-3500
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort – 4 Stars
7000 N. Resort Drive
Tucson, AZ 85750
Westward Look – 4 Stars
245 E. Ina Road
Tucson, AZ 85704