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Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
+1 520-744-2800
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“texas toast” (19 reviews)
“baked potato” (26 reviews)
“beef ribs” (15 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family group of seven celebrating a birthday and a graduation. Ages ranged from 18 - 76 and everyone had a great time and enjoyed ourselves a LOT. They seated us immediately and took drink orders (full bar). Drinks were great. We ordered steaks...More

Thank Sharmin55
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I love going here when I'm hungry for an excellent steak. Their ribs and chicken are also way above average. They used to have a simple menu (not printed) but have changed somewhat over the years. But the base of steak, baked potato, beans and...More

Thank AZlovesHI
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband ate here back in the 1990's and really enjoyed it. We had a trip to Tucson and were not disappointed. Great food, wonderful service in a unique setting

Thank LindaJerryH
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Lil Abner was a great place to go for steaks. Wonderfully cooked to perfection over a mesquite fire. Flavor was so yummy I cannot say enough about the staff...friendliest bunch as well as accommodating.they truly work as a team. The atmosphere was really fun....loved the...More

Thank Joyousjourney2
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Had the filet, salad, baked potato and cowboy beans- quite filling. Ordered my steak medium well and it was perfect for me. My husband ordered a rib-eye medium rare and was a little too under cooked especially around the bone and quite fatty. Super service!...More

Thank Chinsx5
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Nice BBQ restaurant. Food is cooked on mesquite charcoal, we had the pork ribs and the 1/2 chicken. Both were delicious. The cherry cobbler ala mode was yummy!! We also had the Moscow mule and a Manhattan. We weren't disappointed with anything. Very fast and...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

They cook steaks over and open Mesquite fire was kind of neat the food was excellent I had a good-sized ribeye and I pinto beans salad and bread very good price was just right lots of food I would go back there anytime

1  Thank Redelf
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Visited Li'l Abner's Steakhouse in a party of 10 without a reserve. Nevertheless, they had great hosts and took them 15 mins to arrange a table with wheelchair access for us. I tasted a little bit of all dishes served. I stongly recommend to order...More

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The restaurant serves "cowboy" food featuring steaks and beans. Had a great time with the live music but found the prices to be surprisingly high.

Thank tucsonsherwood
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

The steaks were very good. We both ordered the 8 ounce sirloins and they we done perfectly. Dinner came with a nice salad, delicious texas toast and beans that were just ok. The atmosphere was like a cowboy saloon but with license plates everywhere. Lots...More

Thank hamguy8
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hope C
Is there menu? Do you do ribs?
February 24, 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
Hi, Hope! We do offer Ribs in two varieties, Beef and Pork. The beef are a salted seasoning and smoked for 7 hours. The Pork are a pepper seasoning and smoked for 6 hours. Also, I believe JD's answer is the best way to go... More
Hope C
Do you need reservations?
February 17, 2017|
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Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
No, reservations are not necessary! We are open from 5-9 p.m. (10 on weekends) and we look forward to seeing you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $44
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-2800
  • E-mail
Historical Tucson, Arizona Steakhouse. Available for large functions.
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