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Arizona Inn - The Main Dining Room

2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 325-1541
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Ranked #31 of 1,707 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $42
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Elm Street and Campbell
Description: The Arizona Inn is an historic resort spread over 14 tranquil acres of gardens, flowers and lawns in the heart of mid-town Tucson. The Inn offers AAA Four Diamond Award winning dining in our Main Dining Room with cathedral-ceiling and fireplace as well as our more intimate Catlin Room with views of the gardens. The Dining Room provides legendary service in an elegant yet comfortable setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Chef Allison combines classic cuisine with seasonal ingredients and innovative techniques. The menus change with the seasons to feature the freshest ingredients. Wine Spectator has recognized the wine list with an Award of Excellence. The Audubon Bar, with live piano music nightly and patio seating, provides a perfect setting for enjoying a classic cocktail.
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English first
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

best vichyssoise in Tucson. Burgers are unbelievable as are most items on menu. serve surprisingly late. Prices are not cheap but reasonable. This historic hotel was home to Paul McCartney before he bought his own home. Many pother famous people resided here or got married here

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Lakewood Pierce County, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Went to this restaurant based on the reviews and was not impressed. The service was good but I and my husband were not impressed with the food. My husband ordered the tasting entree, which had several of the dishes included in smaller portions. Nothing stood out. I had the branzino (fish), which was good, but the swiss chard was bitter... More 

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Tijeras, NM
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Breakfast two mornings, wonderful tasting, great service and good presentation! Eggs benedict were done perfectly, the Scottish salmon tasted so good and the french bread with fruit was superb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

The Arizona Inn Main Dining Room has an historic, Continental atmsphere. It is impeccably designned, has a huge floral arrangement, and exudes exclusivity while the servers will make sure you are comfortable and well taken care of.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

What can I say, one of the finest and long time establishments in Tucson. Caters to the community and has been a get away for celebrities back in the day when one could get away from Hollywood and relax!

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Good food, good service, elegant atmosphere. A bit pricey, but worth it. This is a great place for a special occasion. Really enjoyed the patio area also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

the restaurant itself is elegant , as are the waiters and the tableware.The visual aesthetics of the food presentation was beautiful, although the flavor was not at the level I expected. The lobby had a strong stale odor,which did not permeate the dining room, thankfully.. On a weeknight dinner time in summer the room filled slowly, with what appeared to... More 

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

A charming, historic Southwestern setting. Excellent food and decent wine list. Well made cocktails. Wonderful spot for a romantic dinner celebrating an anniversary. Service when we were there was average, but it was likely just our server.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Living near Tucson, we love the Arizona Inn, it is a true oasis in our desert. It is calm, classic, and nearly flawless. All of the food served here is wonderful, the main dining room is perfect for a lovely romantic dinner. Once you eat in the main dining room, you will want to stay the night in one of... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

The nightly chef's tasting menu served in the main dining room of the Arizona Inn is a pathway to a sensational dining experience. My wife and I chose to include the wine pairing with our three-course meal. To our surprise, the tasting menu provided no choices. We were told that we would sample all of the appetizers, main course items... More 

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Additional Information about Arizona Inn - The Main Dining Room

Address: 2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone Number: (520) 325-1541
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 42
Cuisine: American, Continental

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