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“Had better” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Pinnacle Peak

Pinnacle Peak
6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Ste 40, Tucson, AZ 85715-3890
+1 520-296-0911
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Ranked #118 of 1,684 restaurants in Tucson
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We invite you to come in and get a taste of the Old West at Tucson's original cowboy steakhouse. Enjoy world famous mesquite grilled Cowboy steaks, ribs, chicken or fish in a relaxed and authentic western atmosphere. We offer an exceptional dining experience with uncompromised food, service, and the friendliest staff to be found anywhere. Be sure to stop by the Silver Dollar Saloon and enjoy your favorite beer or cocktail! Located in the heart of Trail Dust Town, your group will be entertained by all we have to offer. For quality service and value, Pinnacle Peak has been a family tradition in the Arizona Territory for over 50 years. Pinnacle Peak would be pleased to host your group. We can accommodate groups ranging in size from 20 to 100 persons. We can cater to many special needs as well as a set menu, selections from our regular menu, a full hosted bar or cash bar. Whatever your needs are, Pinnacle Peak can assist you! We hope to see you in the near future, but remember, NO TIES ALLOWED!!
Tucson, Arizona
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11 restaurant reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Had better”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Was there Nov 2012 as club meet and cowgirl steak was hard to cut and harder to chew. The mushrooms were cooked ok. Went back Jan 3013 and had filet mignon. It was ok but the mushrooms were so salty and overcooked. The beans had no flavor at all. Waiter told us mushrooms are cooked in large batch so he would not bring us a new bowl and took it off the ticket. Shouldn't the mushrooms have been cooked when it is ordered? Food is nothing to rave about.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Round up the doggies and go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

It's about steak, shore they got other fixings but it really is about steak. Good steaks at a reasonable price. Good for any occasion from a fun family night to just friends. Been there many times and will go back.

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tucson az
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Pinnacle Peak Steaks and Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Saddle up boys and girls, this isn't just a restaurant, it's a Tucson tradition. The main event here is steak, T-bone, Fillet, and Rib Eye. There are other meat-related items such as pork ribs, bar-b-que beef bowls and chicken. All entre's are served with a basic side salad and all you can eat cowboy beans and French Bread. Baked potatoes can also be added for an extra charge. There is a dessert menu and a bar.

Pinnacle Peak is not a fine dining restaurant. It is large rooms with wood floors and checkered plastic tablecloths and oh yeah, really great steaks. Your server will probably have a name like Cisco Kid or Belle Star. You may notice that ties (or parts of them) hang from the ceiling--everywhere in the restaurant. Wear one and you will find out why. Just don't wear one you are fond of. The restaurant is located in a small western-themed "town" on the northeast side of Tucson. Boardwalks run around the town which boasts western-themed shops and other restaurants. There is a bandstand where weddings are held each weekend and a western banquet hall. The town has recently added a small-scale carousel and ferris wheel. There is also a small gauge train that runs around the town. Each ride is $1-2 each.

Note: Pinnacle Peak is a huge restaurant but on weekends and during the winter months (especially February when the rodeo and gem show are here) there can be waits of up to an hour. There is wild west show ($) and the other attractions to keep you entertained while you are waiting.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Fun dining!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is really amazing specially if you are travelling with your family! It is a western type restaurant and by that they have their BBQ menu to back it! Everything is delicious, the steaks, BBQ ribs, corncob, beans, etc. They also have a delicous apple pie with ice cream for dessert! I've gone there since I was a kid and I remember being it really fun! It is a great family place if you are visiting Tucson! Do not even think in going if you are on a diet jajajaja!!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Good choice for tourist or anyone wants that western experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

It’s a nice western steakhouse with corky decoration. It’s a fun place for tourist. Service was friendly and fast. Food came out within minutes of ordering. Had the cow girl steak, which is smaller than the cow boy steak. Portion was plentiful. The steak came in its own plate, no garnish or anything. It’s a bit tough for medium rare. There is a side plate with beans and soup. The bread was outstanding. It was warm, soft and thick and delicious with butter. The bread was 5 star and the rest of the meal was 3 star. For the reasonable price, location being in the center of Trail Dust Town, and décor, this is a good choice for tourist or anyone wants that western experience.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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