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Gentle Ben's Brewing Company

) #131 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
+1 520-624-4177
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“baja tacos” (3 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at Gentle Ben's on Thursday night. The patio was crowed and a monsoon rain made it pleasant to sit outside and people-watch. Our server was fantastic, I wish I knew her name, but she was gracious, attentive and accommodating. Tacos (both carne...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretentious restaurant with primitive menu and unpleasant service. Poor choice of meals and beers. Not clean tables and not fast service. It is not a good choice for main city square.

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here several times when I was at the University of Arizona for a conference. This restaurant has great service, a good craft beer selection and plenty of choices for all dietary needs. Good place to stop by on business or with family. The...More

Thank JR_Jacq31
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We have been eating at Barrio Brewing Co.for years (owned by the same folks) but had never been to Gentle Ben's because it's at the University of Arizona where traffic is more congested and parking is trickier. We decided to visit Gentle Ben's for lunch...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband is a carnivore, my daughter is a strict vegetarian, and I try to eat healthy. Usually, when we go out to eat together, one of us is less than satisfied. However, my husband enjoyed a "great IPA" and loved his Reuben, my daughter...More

Thank LuzMarizza
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nice vibe in this college area restaurant/brewery. Very decent beer selection from the brewery and we sampled a variety of apps at happy hour prices. Excellent wings!

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's a good college town place to hang out but there are others that were better. The place is a clean

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I am told this is a U of A institution with a long popular history. We only came for after dinner drinks so have no comment on the food, but the beers were great and atmosphere nice for late day socializing.

Thank travel-here-there
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great beer selection and great tasting beer. Loved sitting on the large covered outdoor patio and people watching. Excellent location right next to U of A and at a Sunlink stop. Fun place to relax and hang out !

Thank Love2Explr
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I've eaten here many times. The burgers are fabulous, as are the tacos. Prices are reasonable -- under $10 for a plain burger.

Thank EllenHF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-4177
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