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The Grill at Hacienda del Sol

#4 of 1,695 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Southwestern, International, Barbecue
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5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718-5129 (Via Alcalde)
+1 520-529-3500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Description: The Grill at Hacienda del Sol is one of Arizona's top restaurants located...
The Grill at Hacienda del Sol is one of Arizona's top restaurants located in a beautiful setting at the base of Tucson's Catalina Foothills. Breathtaking mountain and city views are captured from The Grill's dining room where you will be treated to "Spirited Southwestern Hospitality" and a remarkable menu featuring local ingredients from the resort's own organic gardens, local purveyors, and growers. The Grill's wine list, with over 1000 selections, was twice bestowed "The Award of Ultimate Distinction" by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and has been awarded the "Best Of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator for 16 consecutive years. Service is efficient yet relaxed and the atmosphere is comfortable with no dress code. There is a charming open air bar patio with entertainment on the weekends for those who prefer a casual setting featuring our Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge. Live music nightly. Prices in The Grill range from $19 to $39.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A very nice experience

We were seated right away at a very nice table. While the waitstaff was relatively young they were very attentive, knowledgeable and not intrusive. Ordered a nice Barolo and the sommelier decanted it and discussed the vintner. Food was very good and a great experience, all in all.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
thomas l
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Tucson
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wanted to like this place more than I did. AAA gives it a 4-star rating,but I don't think it's that good. The decor is nice, but the menue is somewhat limited. The wine list is a tome that would take 15 minutes to get through. I ordered the crispy chicken confit with sweet potatoes. The chicken was superb. The... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were seated right away at a very nice table. While the waitstaff was relatively young they were very attentive, knowledgeable and not intrusive. Ordered a nice Barolo and the sommelier decanted it and discussed the vintner. Food was very good and a great experience, all in all.

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1 Thank thomas l
Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was just perfect, the setting, the service and outstanding food. We have enjoyed "The Grill" several times and will return as often as possible.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming here for years and have always loved it, but we will not be in a rush to return. Since the renovation/expansion the place has lost it's boutique feel and picked up a Marriott vibe instead. The old bar area with outdoor fireplace has been opened up and the fireplace is gone. When we went last November... More 

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Thank Roadbirds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently had the Hacienda Del Sol Sunday Brunch. It was awesome! and we are super picky diners. They did not over butter or over salt the food which is a big no no with us. Most everything was fresh, flavorful and delicious. The eggs benedict--you could tell the egg was super fresh and the hollandaise sauce was not overly buttery... More 

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Thank Ron D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hacienda del Sol is a pleasure to simply walk in the door. Dinner in The Grill was definitely 'special occasion' worthy. The service was the way it should be: non-intrusive and served in a slow, but timely manner. My one and only critique is that I was charged for the 'birthday dessert'. Yes, we ordered it (one for three people)... More 

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Thank Margaret M
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The expansion and renovation of the Inn has resulted in a more institutional facility. The restaurant and bar remain charming and authentic. The outdoor dining area now overlooks one of the newly constructed buildings. The area is cold and uninviting. The service at the Inn has always been a little spotty. The loose of the character has magnified the service... More 

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Thank joel k
Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hacienda del Sol is always a good idea for lunch, Great food and service at fair prices. The grounds are Southwestern elegance at its best. The new additions are almost complete (Spring 2016) and do not interfere with the ambiance. The mountain and city views on the way up are worth a trip by it self. Never disappointed.

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Thank AZ1912
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful view of the Sonoran Desert with fantastic character in the buildings Service is excellent and the food is delicious. A wonderful place to enjoy Tucson at its finest. On the more expensive side but worth it. A lovely place for a quiet breakfast during the week as well

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Thank MMB2007
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing evening with friends. Started off with a couple cocktails watching the sunset. Then we were seated for dinner. The Wine List was perfect, so was the wine! Our dinners were all cooked perfectfully. We will be back many more times.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718-5129
    (Via Alcalde)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-529-3500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern, International, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings

Description

The Grill at Hacienda del Sol is one of Arizona's top restaurants located in a beautiful setting at the base of Tucson's Catalina Foothills. Breathtaking mountain and city views are captured from The Grill's dining room where you will be treated to "Spirited Southwestern Hospitality" and a remarkable menu featuring local ingredients from the resort's own organic gardens, local purveyors, and growers. The Grill's wine list, with over 1000 selections, was twice bestowed "The Award of Ultimate Distinction" by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and has been awarded the "Best Of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator for 16 consecutive years. Service is efficient yet relaxed and the atmosphere is comfortable with no dress code. There is a charming open air bar patio with entertainment on the weekends for those who prefer a casual setting featuring our Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge. Live music nightly. Prices in The Grill range from $19 to $39.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?