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Frog & Firkin

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American, Brew Pub, Pizza, Sandwiches
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874 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
520-623-7507
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Best Patio in Tucson right down the street from the University of...
Best Patio in Tucson right down the street from the University of Arizona's main gates! Our menu offers Pizza, Sandwiches, Burgers & Salads.. a little bit for every appetite! Beer connoissur??... We have 26 beers on draft and over 150 import and domestic bottles!! Looking to watch a big game?.. We have 22 big screen TV's on our patio, inside our restaurant and all around the bar!! Cozy indoor dining as well as patio dining. Families are encouraged and welcomed! Childrens menus and free balloons!!
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Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wintering in Tucson

Had lunch on the outside patio on a warm, sunny Tucson Winter Day. This and other restaurants are next to the Arizona Campus. Great lunch. Nice scenery, i.e. coeds. Menu had a lot of variety.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Robert S
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Osage Beach, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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Tucson, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Stopped by there today after a local rugby match for the "afters". My wife and I are a bit too old for this university hangout. Very loud music, the place was not at all clean, and although the bartender was mostly friendly, he was not very efficient. He was fast, actually too fast. I ordered a Guinness, and it was... More 

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Osage Beach, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Had lunch on the outside patio on a warm, sunny Tucson Winter Day. This and other restaurants are next to the Arizona Campus. Great lunch. Nice scenery, i.e. coeds. Menu had a lot of variety.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Only had the food a couple times, and it was average to good. It's a great atmosphere, in and out, and offers a nice variety of drinks and beer.

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nanoose bay, bc
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I loved the sidewalk seating at night with the outdoor heaters. Busy-younger crowd. I think I just did not like what I ordered. It was a huge pizza for the price, I just did not like the sauce. Still, I would return for a late dinner and try something else another time.

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Southern California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We tried the Frog & Firkin for dinner. We sat outside but we had to move inside when it began to rain. Our server (Shannon) helped us move out food and drinks inside. The Chicken sandwich was moist and flavorful as was the hamburger. The beer and wine was appropriately cold.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Can't go wrong with this place. Food is great, wonderful beer choices and awesome patio. Pizza is my favorite to split. Great spud appetizers to share as well. You will love this place.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I visited with our pre-teen daughter for lunch. While I always know what kind of beer I like, my husband is absent-minded when it comes to remembering he doesn't like a hoppy beer. Our waiter said, "If you don't like this one, there are over 100 more to try. We'll find one you like." His tip score... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Frog & Firkin is truly a great hangout place at university of Arizona main gate . Feels awesome to have some child beer & pub grub . Service is quick !!!! Keep rocking guys great job

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great service. Nice location. Food was good. Would recommend to anyone. I had the French dip sandwich. Was excellent. The pizza looked amazing also.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is a pub-style restaurant in the University area. It was hot both the times I have been there (December & July). It had screens everywhere with whatever sport(s) are in season. It has very little wiggle room - it is cramped and crowded - and we enjoyed it! The variety of fries is fun! We like the Green Fries... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 874 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-623-7507

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Brew Pub, Pizza, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating

Description

Best Patio in Tucson right down the street from the University of Arizona's main gates! Our menu offers Pizza, Sandwiches, Burgers & Salads.. a little bit for every appetite! Beer connoissur??... We have 26 beers on draft and over 150 import and domestic bottles!! Looking to watch a big game?.. We have 22 big screen TV's on our patio, inside our restaurant and all around the bar!! Cozy indoor dining as well as patio dining. Families are encouraged and welcomed! Childrens menus and free balloons!!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?