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Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar

3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
+1 520-670-0444
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“burnt ends” (10 reviews)
“creamed corn” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

'Elevating' chicken-fried steak is an art. If that is what you are looking for skip this place. However other diners seemed happy with their meat meals. Mine was overcooked as to resemble burnt cardboard, even when sent back it came back completely well done. Beans,...More

Thank Elizabeth247
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We ate here twice while staying at the resort that's how good it was. Best Mac & Cheese for a side dish the BBQ was delicious. You really got your money's worth with huge plates filled. The staff was terrific.

Thank marsha7377
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

This is on the property of the Starr Pass Country Club. They had a private event going on in the main area so only the bar was open for dinner. There was just one waitress in the bar, and she was also the bartender, so...More

Thank BLM-AK
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I'm here for an astronaut show that I assist with. Traditionally on the off banquet night I bring a host of astronauts and their wives for dinner. They tell me they look forward to it each year!

Thank alhL9514FP
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We arrived for lunch on a Thursday around 1:30 and could sit anywhere we wanted. We chose the patio, but soon had to return indoors due to the bees. I ordered the Cat Salad which was loaded with hot smoked chicken. The dressing could have...More

Thank TucsonTeeter
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Three of us were staying at the hotel and decided to come down to the Sports Bar for dinner. We had great salads, nachos and soup. The nachos were excellent....lots of good cheese and brisket. We all really enjoyed our dinner.

Thank nancygSeattle
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Trip advisor rocks on helping find the best of the best. The food was awesome BBQ. Huge portions that are very tasty. Great service! Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Louis K
Reviewed October 12, 2017

My husband and I (and another couple) came here for dinner. We have had lunch here before and wanted to come back. I ordered the carne asada tacos and my husband got the 2 meat combo (chicken and brisket).The tacos were very tasty and filling....More

Thank wlparks
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I ate lunch here and had the steak quesadilla. It was large and tasty. The wait staff was really welcoming. For a resort, the prices were reasonable.

Thank Edchelle5
Reviewed August 16, 2017

WE ate lunch here after playing a round of golf. The food was good, as was the service. I like BBQ but the menu is limited and if you are not a fan you may not like ie, but I did.

Thank Andy R
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Shelley W
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Sandy E | Reviewed this property |
I inquired with the chef who advises that although they offer fresh and local meat, it is not grass fed. The Primo restaurant also on this Marriott property does offer grass fed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, AZ 85745-5115
    (Player's Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-670-0444
  • E-mail
Tucson BBQ restaurants don’t get any better than this! Featuring competition-style house-made sauces and rubs, the award-winning Catalina Barbeque Co. serves succulent smoked meats and other Southwestern specialties. Open for lunch and dinner daily.
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