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Tucson McGraw's

$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Bar
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4110 S Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85730-5033
+1 520-885-3088
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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613 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An attempt has been made to improve the patio ambiance, making the valley view more enjoyable. Service was friendly as usual, and this patio atmosphere is unique, due to visitations of the notorious roadrunners. We always recommend the Tucson grilled cheese, always tasty and rewarding. Burgers and sandwiches are fine. Margaritas are above average---and there is a full bar, and... More 

1 Thank alan a
Tucson, Arizona
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121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been here twice, once for lunch and again for dinner. The restaurant is placed on a hill overlooking the southeast valley looking towards the Santa Rita's. Very nice view. For lunch we shared a tri-tip sandwich and fries. The sandwich was fine. It was listed on the menu as coming dressed with lettuce, onion and tomato, but there... More 

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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I ate here with our youngest son. I had the chicken sandwich which was a bit dry and a tad bland. The view is excellent.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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212 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Were exploring Tucson with friends from Australia; didn't want another fast food meal. Suddenly saw the sign as we were traveling up Houghton Road. It's been there for a long time, so that usually is a good sign. Meal didn't disappoint, friend enjoyed a "delicious" burger - less bun, guys said the BLT's weren't bad, and I really enjoyed my... More 

Thank Blokzijl
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The atmosphere was something straight out of the west, like perhaps the 1800's, and the ribs were from a starved animal and slightly over-cooked. Although it is not heaven it is not it's counterpart either, there is a nice view looking back west toward the city, with all said it wasn't as bad as it could be.

Thank Byron B
Tucson, Arizona
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We were the only two people there and they got one meal wrong. The food that was served was at best poor, however tur turn off for us was the place was filthy. We had a dirty table by a window which was a slider type and the tracts were filled with dead bugs. That was better than the live... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Wonderful service from our waitress, and fabulous views from the patio, especially when there's a summer monsoon rolling in. Our family especially enjoyed the Heart Attack Burger, Southwest Grilled Cheese, Smothered Tri-Tip Special, and the Top Sirloin. Even our picky eaters were happy! We hadn't stopped in to Tucson McGraw's in well over a year. We won't wait that long... More 

2 Thank Julie M
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Our visit here was with a group of friends to celebrate two birthdays. We were a bit concerned that they may not be set up to handle a group of fourteen, but turned out to be no problem. Inclement weather prevented us from sitting outdoors but the patio area looked very inviting with spectacular views of the sunset. The place... More 

4 Thank StanleyandMarie
New Mexico
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506 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We live in Tucson, not far from McGraw's but it wasn't until just recently that we stopped in for dinner. Guaranteed we will be going there a lot more often - what a super place!! Yes, it is a bar but I think a neighborhood pub or watering hole is a better description - this place has soul. We were... More 

5 Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We "dined" here one fall weekday night for their steak special. Service was extremely slow, and the food was not that good. The view from the back porch is nice, but I think it was "telling " that we were some of just a few people actually eating there. Everyone else was just there for drinks. Now we understand why.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$11
American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4110 S Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85730-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-885-3088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?