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Lodge on the Desert

306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
5203253366
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Ranked #116 of 1,707 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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English first
Durango, CO
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We decided to try the Lodge on the Desert for Christmas Day Brunch. The restaurant is located in a very pleasant Lodge and environment. We were greeted quickly and seated by a window. The server came quickly and was very attentive. The restaurant had a very good plan, in that they had plated entrees and a appetizer and salad bar.... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner here last night and can wholeheartedly recommend it! The art of food is alive and well here in the Old Pueblo. Fresh fish, beautiful and interesting sides, and a dessert to die for. Don't let the fact that it is associated with a hotel stop you. You will be pleased that you did!

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New York City, New York
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213 reviews 213 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

We appreciated the convenience of this restaurant, right on the grounds of the Lodge of the Desert. It's got a 1990s feel to its decor, and the odor of fish cooking was not appealing when we walked in. The food itself was good, as it should be for the prices. My fish was cooked perfectly but on a bed of... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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108 reviews 108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Patagonia, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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