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Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
(520) 744-2800
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Ranked #307 of 1,687 Restaurants in Tucson
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

the decades have taken their toll...........last visit was a disappointment for all couples two of whom were visitors. Outside BBQ pits not even in operation and our steaks were lousy. Prices have increased and quality is gone. They are relying on cowboy theme to carry them, forgot that they are a restaurant ?

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Tucson, Arizona
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I go to Li'l Abners on a regular basis because they have good food, and a wonderful atmosphere and their staff are hard working and always cheerful. My son-in-law comes here quarterly from Australia and he travels all over the globe and he looks foreward to going to Li'l Abners every time he comes here. A bit expensive, but well... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant to visit in the Tucson area, and one of my favorite anywhere. Yes, it is a "dive" with the most basic of decor. There are not even any printed menus. What they do however is produce amazingly good, wood fired steaks, chicken and ribs. My favorite are the pork ribs- which are the best I've... More

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

To sum it up in a few words "skimpy and way overpriced" for the amount of food and drink that was given. The atmosphere was like a cheep bar. I would think that to stay in business they will need to lower there prices and provide more on the plate and in the glass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

For the review above that says it is pricey for a steak and beans....they would be right...BUT you get a steak, salad, baked potato (or corn on the cob), beans and bread. So although pricey it is a good value. My husband makes amazing steaks on his grill and it has made us both picky when going out to eat.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I love this place every time my family comes in from Santa Barbara its their first stop! The steaks and ribs are amazing. Lots of history to this place it was a stage coach stop in the early 1800's. Be prepared to pay- its all worth it YUM !!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were there on a Friday night and there were only a few cars in the parking lot. Pricey place for steak and beans (7 oz filet for $26.95). We ate outside on a picnic bench. The waitress was great as was the food but no need to dress up. I had a baked potato and salad for $8.00. Drinks... More

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San Angelo, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Well, being a native of the area I have frequented this former hole in the wall for 4 decades. In the 1970's, it was possibly the best steak house in the Western United States. Wow, how times have changed. Surrounded by subdivisions and strip malls, the ambience is miserable compared to when it was 10 miles out of town. Honestly,... More

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Tucson, Arizona
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had not patronized Li'l Abner's in about 3 years. Last trip, my wife and split the large Porterhouse steak, and it was very good. This visit, we arrived around 6:15 on a Friday night fearing we would have to wait for a table, but there were less than 10 cars in the parking lot. I explained to the server... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant several times over a couple of years time and I have to say that the food here is amazing... I normally get the ribeye steak, which comes with a salad, beans, bread, salsa, and the option to get either a piece of corn or a baked potato. You need to dip the bread in... More

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Additional Information about Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

Address: 8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
Phone Number: (520) 744-2800
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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