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Lodge on the Desert

American, Southwestern, International
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306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711 (Alvernon and Broadway)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resort satisfies the highest demands - paradies in the middle of the desert! Picturesque buildings, generously applied rooms with all facilities, wonderful swimmingpool surrounded by palms, dining underneath the stars - what a romantic atmosphere! The service is also consistently very good, friendly and professional. This resort is really worth a visit! Great tipp! Roland

Thank Roland B
Phoenix, Arizona
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

The meals here were reasonable priced and very well presented. The staff was helpful with the wine selection.

Thank AZ85603
Yuma, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Meals were good. Service was great. Nice to have a bar on premises. Thought the meals were a little over priced and not a lot of choices.

Thank wslndee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The food was so yummy and the BBQ ribs on the appetizer menu are finger licking good!! The staff is so friendly and helpful you will feel like family!

Thank Lynn H
Clarkston, Michigan
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We ate here multiple times over as week because by the end of the week I simply did not have the energy to go elsewhere to wait in a huge line for food that was not better than where I was staying! Service was also good and such a nice atmosphere sitting outside by the fire.

Thank swimbaseballmom
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

The food here was fantastic, from the main meal to the dessert menu. We really enjoyed it. The service was not so good though. We had to ask for napkins, the bread came out toward the middle of the meal. It was rather confused. Other than that, the meal was wonderful. The location is quiet and peaceful, very convenient to... More 

Thank John M
Southfield, Michigan
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507 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Lodge on the Desert. Understand that the property has been in existence since the 1930's however the history is rich! Because the quality of the rooms can vary, I suggest requesting to see a couple before settling on the one you want to stay in. Even in January we found no need for more... More 

Thank VaporK8
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We had dinner here one night during a hotel stay at Lodge on the Desert. The food was something special, super fresh with local flavour. We will definitely return. Even the breakfast was something to remember. Delicious mimosas and a unique selection.

Thank Hilary P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Staff is very friendly and attentive. The food is fresh, not over the top, but really good and features local ingredients.

3 Thank Melissa H
Cobourg, Ontario
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Please, take the time to re vamp this place. Put in a vending machine or, better still, give away bottled water to weary travelers! We arrived thirsty and asked the young man at the front desk where we could get water and was told there was none! The bar was closed at 9:30 pm! and we couldn't get a cold... More 

Thank elainelily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Southwestern, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
    (Alvernon and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: A SunTran stop is conveniently located less than one block from the Lodge's main entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 5203253366
  • This restaurant is at Lodge on the Desert

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?