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Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
+1 520-744-2800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“texas toast” (21 reviews)
“beef ribs” (16 reviews)
“baked potato” (26 reviews)
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8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had not eaten at this place for about 15 years and left wondering "why"? Ordered a rack of beef ribs and they were very very tasty and had lots meat on each rib. Waiter was pleasant with a great sense of humor. Perfect combination of...More

Thank whynot4382
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a fun and funky place with a limited, but good menu. I had the bone-in ribeye, which is my favorite cut of cow and it was well prepared, hot and cooked just right--more importantly, just like I asked for it. Service was a...More

Thank ghp3
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Well, if you’re a normal person who doesn’t need the ritz and glitz for eating your beef. It’s only a 20 minute drive. The steaks were great at a place that has a little of the pre-70s Tucson. Yeah, it’s divey, but you can watch...More

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Definitely a cool ambiance. The wait staff was attentive and really nice. I ordered the Bone-in Ribeye. The steak came with salad, salsa, beans, and bread. It was okay? The steak though, holy cow! (See what I did there?!) when the waitress brought the steak...More

Thank Joshua W
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Food good - experience OK The steak as always was amazing, the beans were runny and bland, garlic toast is tasty. We expected live music, but a private party took the attention away from the rest of the place. Our server was attentive and friendly...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Very eclectic and interesting. Old Cowboy town feel. Great service. Salmon and ribs were good. Dessert was nice. Smaller portions than expected. Didn't expect Salmon to be served in aluminum foil. I'm sure the steaks are great. They smelled great cooking outside.

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Picked up chicken and ribs to go. The food was excellent and every employee had a great attitude! Refreshing!

Thank kaw1970aaw
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We ate outside on the large patio where we could watch the steaks being cooked on an open grill, and also listen to the country music being played. The atmosphere was fun and young kids were running around and dancing. The musician was very talented....More

1  Thank cjkines1
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It was awhile back and because of me experience I will not go back. Expensive and low quality streak, small baked potato, bowl of beans to share with the table. Dog in dining area, bench seating terrible uncomfortable.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a melt in your mouth steak, this is the place to be!! Nothing fancy, very minimal & laid back. Great beans, salsa & garlic toast!

Thank Mimirena
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Questions & Answers
Hope C
24 February 2017|
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Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
Hi, Hope! We do offer Ribs in two varieties, Beef and Pork. The beef are a salted seasoning and smoked for 7 hours. The Pork are a pepper seasoning and smoked for 6 hours. Also, I believe JD's answer is the best way to go... More
Hope C
18 February 2017|
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Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
No, reservations are not necessary! We are open from 5-9 p.m. (10 on weekends) and we look forward to seeing you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-2800
Historical Tucson, Arizona Steakhouse. Available for large functions.
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