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12535 W. Bell Road, Sun City, AZ 85375
(623) 974-8224
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always Good

I always have low expectations walking in to a restaurant like I thought Tivoli was going to be. But after several visits I know I can always go and expect the same high quality, well prepared dishes. I don't care what you get it always seems to be about right. I have eaten many Reuben Sandwiches... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Toledo, Ohio
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Surprise, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband and I ate here a few times while staying at a hotel across the street. The place was always packed, mostly with more mature folks. The servers were great. Lot's of choices on the menu. The food was very good and the prices were low compared to most other sit-down restaurants. There is live music at night, but... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I always have low expectations walking in to a restaurant like I thought Tivoli was going to be. But after several visits I know I can always go and expect the same high quality, well prepared dishes. I don't care what you get it always seems to be about right. I have eaten many Reuben Sandwiches in my life. It's... More 

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Cheshire
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144 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Staying at the Windmill Suites opposite this looked the best place to eat as it was within walking distance. When we entered we were asked if we wanted a seat near the music or away from it. Not having a clue what was going on we chose to be away from it. It turns out that there is live entertainment... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A few years ago, Tivoli Gardens made a choice to move into its new location, just as several nearby restaurants were closing or leaving for younger and faster-growing neighborhoods. Remaining choices are mostly fast food shops or places that close after lunch. Tivoli Gardens is a traditional restaurant. Although it’s a longer drive for us, Tivoli Gardens is our “go-to”... More 

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Carlisle, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was within walking distance of our hotel. While the restaurant does cater to the snow bird clientele we had a great time. The food was delicious. A great experience.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Liked this place - it's gone from a Chinese Buffet to German to what it is now - great spot for breakfast. We took our daughter and family for breakfast and as they are vegetarian that asked to substitute the meat for hashbrowns or a muffin and while the server cheerfully made the substitution, there was an "upcharge"! Really, you... More 

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Los Altos, California
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Tivoli Gardens is a good, All American type of restaurant, It has a visibly loyal senior groups who appear to come there regularly. The restaurant has "first name regulars" that are greeted by the staff. Lou, the owner, seated us for the dinner we had at Tivoli, very nice person. The owner, Lou, takes such personal pride in the service... More 

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Kent, WA
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant is across the street from the Windmill Inn. It was very convienient to walk over for a meal. It is open from 7:00AM - 9:00PM. The food is very good. They have pasta, fish, steaks and other kinds of food at dinner. We really enjoyed the restaurant. It is not fast food however.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Referred by neighbor who has been dining here since before they moved to present location. Our first visit last week, for early dinner. Will return! Huge place, yet warm -- even cozy -- atmosphere. Music not too loud; always one of my concerns. Food above average, reasonably priced; and service quick and cheery. Husband enjoyed the liver and onions.

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We have had breakfast here several times. Always good with an efficient staff. They are eager to please and to accomodate large parties. There is no gluten free menu; this keeps me from trying lunch or dinner.

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Additional Information about Lou's Tivoli Gardens

Address: 12535 W. Bell Road, Sun City, AZ 85375
Phone Number: (623) 974-8224
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Sun City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12535 W. Bell Road, Sun City, AZ 85375
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Sun City
  • Phone Number: (623) 974-8224
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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