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Tom's Tavern & 1929 Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
+1 602-257-1688
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 20:00
Fri 10:30 - 21:00
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Sun City, Arizona
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225 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting pub food and craft beers. What I got was more nouveau French that you pay a lot of money for and leave hungry. We got two entrees with water no appetizer, no dessert and left $60 poorer. I was not impressed. By the time I got the lemon I requested for my fish, it was cold. It... More 

Thank NancyBirk
Red Deer, alberta
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as part of a food tour and it was plate licking worthy. We browsed the menu and they had great selections and very affordable.

Thank careywalkey
Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Only had drinks, but the dinner menu looked great. Wished we had more time. Enjoyed the bartender's information about the history of the tavern and some tips about Phoenix

Thank Carolyn S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Called into Toms Tavern for a beer and some food before attending a show. Waited 10 mins and the water arrived. Our drinks never arrived but the waiter came back and apologized claiming the barman was slammed. Re ordered the drinks. There were 30 people in the bar . NOT exactly Slammed. Waited another 10 mins for our drinks then... More 

Thank breckski_7
Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I've been here several times now and it never disappoints. Their special (non-traditional) margarita is fabulous! I had a great pulled pork sandwich & I've been here a few times when they've had a nacho bar or other self serve food that has always been delicious!

Thank Vegas_Tiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We went here as a stop on the Taste It Tours, glad we did. This place is packed with history. If you go, walk around the restaurant and look at all the fun photos and chat with the servers about the background stories. So much fun. We tried the pulled pork sandwich, which was good, and the margarita- amazing. Had... More 

Thank Lauren P
Malibu, California
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994 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Stopped here on a whim as I wondered looking for dinner Almost seemed like executive chef was hosting as he smiled, greeted & seated several customers Upscale-Sorta tavern menu balanced by 2 different types chili and bbq Not sure what they it to be but my food was good. Dark wood interior and plenty if outdoor seating Good service. Cobb... More 

Thank SanMo
Calgary, Canada
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163 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Defintely wouldn't go back there. Food was a combination of not cooked well, too raw, and missing elements.Service was very good - the food just didn't stand up well.

Thank webster09
Perdido Key, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

This was one of the stops on our Taste IT downtown Phoenix food tour. We were served one of the best pulled pork sliders I've ever had along with one of the tastiest Margaritas we've ever had. Next trip back to visit relatives, Tom's will be on our radar.

Thank Rhonda R
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Stopped for a quick drink and thoroughly enjoyed the place. Nice atmosphere, great hot chocolate chip cookie and ice cream

Thank Cliff K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-257-1688
We're back and we're better than ever!Tom's Tavern & 1929 Grill Patio Now reopened, remodeled and revitalized!Tom's Tavern & 1929 Grill is serving lunch and dinner to the downtown Phoenix crowd. The history of Tom's Tavern is a long and storied one and it dates back to 1929.Now with a brand new facelift and attitude, Tom's Tavern & 1929 Grill returns to the geo-political gathering spot for downtown Phoenix that it has been for many years...Our full-service bar and restaurant will be serving the downtown Phoenix community six days a week. Our Governor's Room is a private dining option that allows you to conduct business meetings as well as have space for family and social functions.In addition to our in-house service, Tom's now offers complete catering service to serve your needs.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?