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Arizona Inn - The Main Dining Room

#43 of 1,546 Restaurants in Tucson
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2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332 (Elm Street and Campbell)
+1 520-325-1541
06:30 - 23:59
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I only ate breakfast in the outdoor part. The food and services were great. It seems to be the place to be for special people to get together for breakfast.

Thank Ahmed M
Hoboken, New Jersey
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357 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arizona Inn is indeed a wonderful building and setting to enjoy a meal and a drink - so I would give it another chance. We sat in the Garden Patio area, which was lovely on a Tuesday early evening (7 adults). The service was inattentive and inconsistent, not listening to requests for dressing on the side or sauces to... More 

Thank StellaHobo
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the Desert Museum in the morning, my husband and I joined friends for a late brunch. The food was delicious, the atmosphere really elegant old Arizona. The wait staff were friendly and competent. Very enjoyable.

Thank Doc2369
Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel, beautiful grounds, beautiful room, excellent food, impeccable service. Everything is excellent but try to Brussel Sprouts with Panna Cotta appetizer - can share - as it will blow your mind. We love the chick salad with all the fresh fruit piled around it. All the food is excellent. Excellent brunch too.

Thank JoKiddo
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 3 enjoyed our experience in the Main Dining Room. We all chose the "Chef's Tasting Menu with Wine Pairing" for our dinner. It's pricey at $75, but provides a unique opportunity to try a variety of foods and wines in the same meal. When we asked our server about the tasting menu, she stated that people enjoy... More 

Maui, Hawaii
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651 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 408 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

From the doorman opening the door to let us enter and discover the main dining room, we knew we were in for a treat. Vintage decor, uber clean, wonderful and attentive servers, just added to our experience. The eggs Benedict was all we hoped for. And the heuvos rancheros was better than I make. Steak and eggs for our steak... More 

Thank MarshallGulch
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We've been dining at the Arizona Inn Dining room for over 25 years. The combination of a vintage property, inventive menu, and spectacular service keeps us coming back. On our most recent visit we noticed an employee not in a server uniform mainly standing in the back of the dining room. He didn't interact with any guests nor did he... More 

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Normal, Illinois
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165 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

My complete review appears under the hotel listing. We had great service and never felt rushed as we celebrated our friends 50 the anniversary. I would recommend the short rib taco trio and duck confit with Belgian waffles and cherry compote! The crème brulee was exceptional.

Thank Carol L
Scotch Plains, United States
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126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We took our friends here to thank them for their hospitality and were not disappointed! It is a lovely art deco design with beautiful architecture and amazing food and service. When I say soup to nuts - it was amuse bouche to handmade chocolates! The food was special, just right portions and excellent. The service was "old world" trained in... More 

Thank Tricia D
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We experienced a super family gathering (rehearsal dinner). The facility accommodated about 90 of us easily with first class service. The meals were expertly prepared. Very tender beef able to literally cut with a butter knife. Flavorful salmon. Nice broccolini and mashed potatoes. Super cream brûlée Good night for all.

Thank TAMAN1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 42
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
06:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332
    (Elm Street and Campbell)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-1541
The Arizona Inn is an historic resort spread over 14 tranquil acres of gardens, flowers and lawns in the heart of mid-town Tucson.
The Inn offers AAA Four Diamond Award winning dining in our Main Dining Room with cathedral-ceiling and fireplace as well as our more intimate Catlin Room with views of the gardens. The Dining Room provides legendary service in an elegant yet comfortable setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Chef Allison combines classic cuisine with seasonal ingredients and innovative techniques. The menus change with the seasons to feature the freshest ingredients. Wine Spectator has recognized the wine list with an Award of Excellence.
The Audubon Bar, with live piano music nightly and patio seating, provides a perfect setting for enjoying a classic cocktail.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?