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Lodge on the Desert

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Southwestern, Eclectic
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306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 (Alvernon and Broadway)
A SunTran stop is conveniently located less than one block from the Lodge's main entrance.
5203253366
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This restaurant is at Lodge on the Desert
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 101
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food but overpriced

very limited menu, food was good but overpriced. Food was quickly prepared, hot and good sized portions. Service was ok, nothing great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
duricchio
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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201 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Friends and I stopped for breakfast on the way to the airport. Our two calls to check on the restaurant's schedule and availability of seating went to voice mail. A third call to the hotel got the response that sorry the dining room must be busy. We arrived to find only one table of two guests. We were seated at... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The food was basic, and there were billing errors which we have been unable to resolve. During March 2015, we ate breakfast at the restaurant at Lodge on the Desert. The food was okay but not great. The plates were not garnished in any way and our table was sticky with syrup. Consequently, we did not eat at this restaurant... More 

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

very limited menu, food was good but overpriced. Food was quickly prepared, hot and good sized portions. Service was ok, nothing great.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Only had time for a quick lunch but the food was excellent. Had a creative asparagus salad that was delicious but the menu was limited.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went to the restaurant to pick up coffee and yogurt as we were having breakfast later. The coffee was weak and did not taste good.

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Winnipeg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Enjoyed a lovely dinner at this boutique hotel. Presentation of the food was excellent and the taste was divine!

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Prescott, Arizona
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We enjoyed breakfast and dinner at this location when we stayed at the hotel. I heartily endorse the Café Gourmande choice for breakfast: Fresh Cut Fruit, Choice of Toast (Nine Grain toast is excellent), Lodge-Made Jam, Arbuckles’ Coffee. You can dine both inside or out in the courtyard with an open-face fireplace - very nice ambiance. Dinner choice was roasted... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This hotel/restaurant in downtown Tucson is a real sleeper. It has the charm that is old Tucson and a convenient location. The walled entrance is like a city within a city with large open areas, plantings and palm trees. The dining room was casually elegant and our dinner was well prepared, served with a relaxed style. We're going back.

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Durango, CO
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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
82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
    (Alvernon and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: A SunTran stop is conveniently located less than one block from the Lodge's main entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 5203253366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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