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Arizona Inn - The Main Dining Room

2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332
+1 520-325-1541
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
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Opens in 11 min
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed lunch here with my in-laws and were pleased by the service and setting of this lovely historic inn. Everyone thought their food was good, but not above average. We would go again as it truly is the perfect setting for a Tucson experience.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank D_Otter50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many delicious classic menu items. Just the right portions. There is outdoor dining also. This is an historic world famous mid-town resort. Plenty of parking. It is perfect for a special lunch. Take a look at the bar area, library, and grounds. This always has...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AZ1912
Reviewed November 7, 2018

My husband and I visited the Arizona Inn Main Dining Room for the first time with a group of friends. What a lovely evening! The service was attentive throughout the evening. We ordered our drinks and food and both were served promptly. My husband had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tellicomarge
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The tasting menu is a bargain at $55/person with wine pairings! Go on a weeknight, early, and you might have the lovely dining room almost all to yourself! We enjoyed superb food with just-right portion sizes, attentive and friendly service, and the beautiful historic inn....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarvinAnchorage
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from Idaho and celebrated my father-in-law's 80th birthday here. I am so glad we found this restaurant! It is so unique and hidden away yet easy to get to. The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. We will make it a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dianne S
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for a couple of appointments and stopped by for breakfast at this historic location. They offer a very good breakfast menu with lots of great choices. The service is excellent. The coffee is excellent as well. The dining room is located...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank dancG8992YG
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We were staying at the Arizona Inn and decided to dine at the main dining room at the hotel. What a great Choice. We had a party of 12 and everyone was impressed. I had the chef's tasting menu which was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aladd0417
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We were in town at the local hospital and decided to stop into this great historic place. We have eaten here many times. The service is excellent, the food is excellent and the outside seating is great. You get a great view of the grounds...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dancG8992YG
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been to the Arizona Inn in many years, but we thought we'd visit them again on this special occasion. It turned out the food, service, and ambiance were all very good. And in recognition the occasion, dessert was on the house (and it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank maddtax2018
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Had dinner in the main dining room twice. Excellent. This was my second stay at Arizona Inn. This time planned to eat only here and not bother go anywhere else in town. Many locals come here for both, lunch and dinner.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 50wandap
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Response from Rosa H | Reviewed this property |
I think your best bet is to call the restaurant directly.
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For lunch dress shorts OK. Dinner not so much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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