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Lodge on the Desert

306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
5203253366
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Ranked #91 of 1,694 Restaurants in Tucson
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Alvernon and Broadway
Transit: A SunTran stop is conveniently located less than one block from the Lodge's main entrance.
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a lovely dining experience with great corn tamales and wonderful wait staff. Love the courtyard and being away from noisy dining. Very relaxing.

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our family booked a large table for a special event. When it was over we spent a lot of money, and went away wishing we had gone to one of the many "tried and true" places. It was not a specific disappointment - just a generalized tinge of sadness that flirted with anger. Everything was average, average average. I had... More 

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Nahant, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We have eaten here many times and have enjoyed every meal. Holiday Inn it ain't! Having my morning coffee in the library I was told by another guest that they had had Thanksgiving dinner here and absolutely loved it. She described it as friendly and home-style which, frankly, the rest of the menu is not...It's better. But perhaps she meant... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Delicious, creative and great prices. Lovely patio Disliked nothing. They were there to please. Whatever you wanted they would adjust to make you happy and provide what you dishes you desired.

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AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Every time we & friends have gone here, it is always the same. Great Food, friendly people & great service. That is what make a good restaurant great. Joshua (hope I got it right) is a delight. Never did we have the MIA (missing in action) server. I believe they have a new Chef, even so the food is the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a wonderful place to get away. We live in Tucson and it was a perfect date night place for romantic dinner and we also stayed in a wonderful comfy bed. Very friendly atmosphere and everyone there was sos helpful. It was so nice ,clean and loved it. WE will go back again and again!

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Tubac, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had lunch at this oasis and, though we were only 1 of 3 tables populated, thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the surroundings. The campus is truly beautiful, with many remnants of it's history. We stayed at this place 17 years ago on our first trip to Tucson and it is barely recognizable, although the center area with the old casitas... More 

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Benson, Arizona, United States
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128 reviews 128 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

This was our second trip and it was for lunch on our two for one card. Then place is nice & clean, the setting is peaceful, and the staff was pleasant. Service was relaxed and we weren't rushed. The guacamole was freshly made & delicious. I had the AZ green chile roast beef sandwich with seasoned shoestring fries, and my... More 

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El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed at the hotel and when we went to the restaurant for breakfast we expected a buffet, which is standard at most hotels (even the "nice ones"). We were surprised that is was an actual restaurant that did not just include the standard "bacon and eggs" fare. Our meals were genuinely top notch (I recommend the tamales), and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I had friends visit from Austin who wanted appetizers and to eat outside. The Lodge more than exceeded their expectations, the food was delicious. We sat on the covered patio in the middle of a monsoon storm , and had an enjoyable experience. I asked some friends to join me last night thinking we would once again sit outside and... More 

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Additional Information about Lodge on the Desert

Address: 306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone Number: 5203253366
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Southwestern, Eclectic

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