The Coronet

May 25, 2016

Brasserie style restaurant, old-world rustic cuisine, cute yet full bar, quiet music, big patio, good shade, outstanding coffee.

World of Beer

May 25, 2016

500 Bottles – 50 Taps – Tavern Fare – Craft Spirits & Live Music!

Iguana Cafe

May 25, 2016

Open for lunch and dinner, offering sandwiches, subs, coffee, bar, chili, soups and a full bar.

Screamery Ice Cream

May 25, 2016

As the first in Arizona to be certified to pasteurize its ice cream, the mission of The Screamery is simple: to bring families, friends, and the community together by serving them the best hand-crafted natural ice cream on the planet. After all, making ice cream is what brings the family of the Screamery founders Kenny […]

5 Points Market & Restaurant

May 25, 2016

A breakfast, lunch, deli and grocery spot at the 5 Points intersection at South Stone Avenue and 18th Street. Open Monday through Sunday from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Check out their Facebook page to keep abreast of current events!

Johnny Gibson’s Downtown Market

May 25, 2016

Fresh fish, meats, produce, beer, wine and coffee bar, scratch deli and bakery. Catering, delivery and online ordering will round out our offerings!  

Taqueria El Pueblito

October 29, 2015

Delicious Authentic Mexican Food! Jalisco Style.


Hub Ice Cream Factory

October 16, 2015

Conceived in a small pantry kitchen at HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery in the heart of downtown Tucson, HUB Factory was built to meet overwhelming demand for their house-made frozen desserts. They play with scratch-made flavors that evoke childhood memories, the Tucson desert’s eclectic cultures, and good old-fashioned yumminess. Their carefully crafted confections are a […]


Sonora Wings and Seafood

October 16, 2015

Situated on the ground floor of the Pioneer Building, Sonora Wings and Seafood is a unique blend of Sonoran and American staples.

Obon Sushi

August 13, 2015

OBON is a contemporary sushi and ramen restaurant and bar. 

Fired Pie

July 31, 2015

Fired Pie, a fast, casual, rich in flavor customizable pizza and salads made from scratch using fresh ingredients just the way you like it – all at a respectful price. We’ve learned from our experiences that everything from dough, sauce, cheese, fresh herbs and meats to techniques that go into making a great pie requires […]

Veg in a Box

July 23, 2015

Awesome healthy vegan fusion cuisine and specialty healing smoothies.

Urban Fresh

July 23, 2015

Urban Fresh strives to provide delicious and visually appealing Whole Food – Plant Based foods to fuel the body in the most efficient and healthy way. We provide quick and easy take away and dine in options that contain no animal products. We use little or no oils, minimal salt and sugar and no processed ingredients. Additionally, […]

Pie Bird Bakery and Cafe

April 10, 2015

Unique and fresh house-made quiche, pies, sandwiches, salads, pastries and specialty coffee drinks. Located on the ground floor of the iconic Transamerica Building in the heart of downtown Tucson. Open Monday-Friday 7am-3pm serving breakfast and lunch. Catering services available.


April 10, 2015

Stop by in the early morning for our Locally Roasted EXO Coffee and Espresso. Have brunch with friends, schedule a business lunch or grab it to-go. If you’re in downtown Tucson, Nook is the place to be.

Dago Martinez & Amjaad Jhan are proud to present Street Taco & Beer Co. in Downtown. They express gratitude to the Saffords, who own Tap & Bottle, for the inspiration to create their first restaurant. Photograph by Cristina Manos

Street Taco & Beer Co.

January 9, 2015

Los Olivos

June 16, 2014

Pizzeria in the Menlo Park neighborhood.

Seis Kitchen and Catering

June 3, 2014

Presenting upscale Award-winning Regional Mexican Cuisine from 6 culinary regions of Mexico at Mercado San Agustin in Tucson, AZ. We invite you into the Seis Kitchen to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Mexico’s beloved street food at its finest- warm handmade tortillas, hot off the griddle quesadillas, fire-roasted salsas or artisan tortas, Seis […]

Cartel Coffee Lab

June 3, 2014

Right in the heart of downtown Tucson, our Broadway location – opened in October 2012 – is the newest Cartel location. Here, we built a wood-fired oven, which we use to prepare craft pizzas and a variety of delicious offering to accompany our coffee and beer.  

Stella Java

June 3, 2014

Stella Java is a cafe that seeks to serve the best coffee and healthy snacks in Tucson. We take our coffee seriously and look forward to meeting you!

Little Sicily Pizza Restaurant

May 20, 2014

Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails

May 2, 2014

Hi Fi is a music-centric, retro haunt with a full menu of munchies, greens, burgers and sandwiches served late into the night plus a cocktail and adult milkshake menu to match. The contemporary yet whimsical stone, steel and concrete structure is lined with glass garage doors, creating a fully indoor/outdoor space to overlook the vibrancy […]

Miss Saigon

February 11, 2014

Batch Whiskey & Doughnuts

January 7, 2014

Batch Cafe + Bar – doughnuts and whiskey (and much more!) in downtown Tucson.

Diablo Burger

May 8, 2013

All about local.

Thunder Canyon Brewery

January 24, 2013

Thunder Canyon Brewery opened November 18, 1997 right here in Tucson, Arizona.   Our objective is simple: We serve the finest, hand-crafted beers produced from a working, on-site brewery; we offer healthy, contemporary bistro-style cuisine; and we serve it all up in a fun, clean and friendly environment.

Elliot’s on Congress

August 9, 2012

Creative food combinations and a relaxed atmosphere. Try one of our fantastic house cocktails or mix it up and order some duck tacos. We look forward to seeing you soon! Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink

August 2, 2012

REILLY is a modern take on the traditional pizzeria. REILLY offers hand-crafted, artisan-style pizza as well as salads, a variety of small plates, fresh baked sandwiches (for lunch), and hand-made pasta (for dinner). The bar features 20 craft beers, 8 draft wines, and an extensive craft cocktail program. The interiors at REILLY are a blend […]

eXo Roast Co.

May 29, 2012

Agustín Kitchen

March 5, 2012

Located in the heart of the West side, Agustin Kitchen is a reflection of its warm and friendly neighborhood.

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Maynard’s Market

August 26, 2011

Maynard’s Market is a fast-casual café, serving gourmet market cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They also carry select products for retail from local vendors.


August 26, 2011

Cuisine of central Mexico and international bar located in the heart of your own downtown Tucson.    

Dolce Pastello

August 26, 2011

Sonora Sno Cones

August 26, 2011

Sonoran Sno-Cones features the best Respados and blended fresh fruit and veggie drinks in Tucson! Located in the beautiful Mercado San Agustin, Sonoran Sno-Cones is on historic Congress Street, near downtown, farmers markets, A Mountain, San Javier Mission and the Tucson Historic District.

La Estrella Bakery

August 26, 2011

This unique Tucson favorite, La Estrella Bakery, fills the Mercado with traditional smells and tasty flavors that Tucsonans love.  

Eat Street

August 25, 2011

Download the Eat Street iPhone app or check out their website for up-to-date information on the locations of Tucson’s food trucks.

Tucson Food Trucks

July 22, 2011

Grab a quick and delicious bite from one of the many food trucks that are so often parked in Downtown Tucson. Check out the Tucson Food Truck FaceBook page for up-to-date information about your favorite street food.



June 11, 2011

Serving Blue Bottle Coffee, tea, salads, panini’s, granola and a hip atmosphere, make sure to put Sparkroot on your list.

Terrace Cafe & Bar

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. The Terrace Café, overlooking the courtyard and pool at the Riverpark Inn Hotel provides a comfortable resort-like setting in Downtown Tucson for a reasonably priced casual meal.


June 3, 2011

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The house that Jared built kicks out the subs and specialty sandwiches in the historic Fox Theatre block on Congress.

Shot in the Dark Cafe

June 3, 2011

Open 24 hours daily. All-night coffee destination serves breakfast anytime and also sports a diverse variety of sandwiches, salads, wraps, vegetarian and vegan dishes.


June 3, 2011

Open weekdays for breakfast and lunch. Drinks made with locally roasted and organic fair trade coffee.


Maynard’s Kitchen

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Diner/bar/market in the Historic Train Depot is attracting loyal followers with bold, rich New American cuisine.

Little Cafe Poca Cosa

June 3, 2011

Open weekdays for breakfast and lunch. This diminutive off shoot of the Davila legacy puts considerable effort into vegan and vegetarian choices that can please even the most Neanderthal of carnivores.

La Cocina Restaurant

June 3, 2011

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday and Monday. Southwestern and American cuisine served in a Spanish-style courtyard and patio.

Jimmy John’s

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. A 26-year-old chain featuring fresh baked bread and meats, cheese and veggies sliced every day, not delivered pre-sliced.

Ike’s Coffee & Tea

June 3, 2011

Open weekdays for breakfast and lunch. Baristas here are fast and friendly, and there’s a decent assortment of baked goods and light lunches.

HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Meat, ice cream, beer, wine. Foodies and kids equally welcome.

Empire Pizza & Pub

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. New York-style pizza by the slice or by the pie, plus salads and sandwiches. Delivery available.


El Minuto Cafe

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. The tile floors here reverberate with live Mariachi entertainment and the sound of servers’ feet hustling back and forth with quesadillas, cheese crisps, and lots of carne seca and menudo.

El Charro Cafe

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Traditional Sonoran style and innovative Tucson style Mexican Food. Just named one of 21 legendary gourmet restaurants by Classic Cooking Magazine.

DOWNTOWN Kitchen & Cocktails

June 3, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Janos Wilder return to Downtown emphasizes the whole idea of food, cooking, the kitchen, and, of course, cocktails.

Deb’s Coney Cafe

June 3, 2011

Open for breakfast and lunch weekdays plus dinner on Thursday. Will open on weekends for large events. The Coney is the namesake here, but the owner says the Chicago Dog is actually more popular at this La Placita shop, which also features a nice selection of burgers.

Cushing Street Bar & Grill

June 3, 2011

Open most days for dinner. Hours vary by season. Check here for current hours. One of the nicer patios around for dining and drinking, with a continental menu spiked with chiles and other enhancements. Voted Tucson Lifestyle Magazine’s 2011 Best Local Jazz Venue.

Cup Cafe at Hotel Congress

June 3, 2011

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eclectic offerings and baker Bill Roberts’ homemade desserts attract gobs of locals and tourists alike at this at this historic, Downtown stalwart.


Casa Vicente

June 1, 2011

Open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday. How fun are tapas? Don’t even try to answer that until you and yours have sampled a dozen or so on Flamenco nights at this lively, spacious Spanish joint. You can also opt for traditional entrees, including four different Paellas.

Caffe Milano

June 1, 2011

Open for breakfast an lunch weekdays plus dinner Thursday through Saturday. Carlo Borella has transformed his patch of Congress Street into the ideal showcase for wife Laura Borella’s deft and sensitive touch with authentic Northern Italian fare.

Cafe Desta

June 1, 2011

Open most days for lunch and dinner. Call for today’s hours.

Cafe a la C’art

June 1, 2011

Open for breakfast and lunch; also open for dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Café and caterer tucked into the historic Stevens/Duffield House next to the Tucson Museum of Art combines artful, delicate fare with consistently good service and impressive pastries.


Cafe 54

June 1, 2011

Open weekdays for lunch. This impeccable, off-the-beaten-track bistro offers precise yet playful, classic yet inventive food, that is quite often one heck of a lot healthier than your standard bistro fare.

Bruegger’s Bagels

June 1, 2011

Open for breakfast and lunch. Spend enough time at this mainstay for bagels and joe and you’ll see a good percentage of Tucson’s movers and shakers check in for a quick breakfast or lunch

Barrio Brewing

June 1, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Exact hours vary. Please call for today’s hours. Brew pub with a stellar, panoramic view of the Downtown skyline, Catalina Mountains, and the occasional up-close, slow-moving train has a nice assortment of pub food.

Baggins Gourmet Sandwiches

June 1, 2011

Open weekdays for lunch. Longtime local sandwich shop serves an array of cold and hot sandwiches, including the Sundown Baggin’s – breast of turkey, mayo, herb stuffing, cranberries and lettuce.

Alejandro’s Cafe

June 1, 2011

Open weekdays for breakfast and lunch. A cross between fast-casual Mexican (or Fast-Mex) and a more traditional Mexican eatery, the fare at this modest but comfortable spot is in the style of the state of Jalisco.

Cafe Poca Cosa

May 27, 2011

Open for lunch and dinner. Your out-of-town guest may be a little thrown off by the menu board brought in lieu of traditional menus, but the everchanging, Latin American creations of Suzana Davila will more than make up for it at this upbeat, urban gathering place.


47 Scott

May 26, 2011

Open for brunch and dinner. See website for hours. An eclectic menu of lunch and dinner items, such as mac & cheese, spicy fish cakes, burger, salads, pork sandwich, roast chicken and more. The New York Times highlights 47 Scott for drinks that are “some of the country’s most creative cocktails.”