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Delectables Restaurant and Catering

#117 of 1,556 Restaurants in Tucson
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533 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8448
15208849289
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tucson
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147 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends to Delectables several weeks ago for coffee, desert and music, and had a great experience. Last night my son and I had dinner there. He had the dinner special, which was a chicken dish ($16), and I had chicken picatta ($18); both entrees came with join of soup or salad. Presentations were great and food was served... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Delectables after a matinee downtown. The service was excellent. We ordered a board to share- it was loaded with cheeses and fruit.

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Thank Lysa C
Newton, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We were on N. 4th Avenue looking for a meal a bit late in the evening. Many places either were more bar than restaurant (and some limited entrance to those over 21). Delectables was open so we tried it. The restaurants that work best for us on family trips are those with a variety of food. I had the "201... More 

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Thank Claire W
Oro Valley, Arizona
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This review is based on two visits to Delectables, both for dinner - the first for business and the second as a couple's date. Both times I got the Asparagus Swiss crepes, the lemony sauce should really qualify as a separate food group - delectable! The hummus is amazing, not too garlicky, a hint of a spice I can't quite... More 

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Thank LatinaTopaz
San Jose, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Totally not impressed at all, ordered soap and salad, did not at the soap, it even did not look appetizing and tasted worst. My friend ordered a grilled Ruben, he ate half and it was a little over grilled. Service, there was only 3-4 other tables full and our waiter was very slow and came back to the table only... More 

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Thank DonJose13
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Good food and atmosphere. We had the chicken salad sandwich and the spinach quiche. Both very good. Be warned that all the desserts are rich. There was very good live entertainment when we were there. If we're ever in Tucson again, we'll be sure to go again to Delectables. And Fourth Ave is funky and fun.

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Thank auparkdaisy
Donna22Tucson, Owner at Delectables Restaurant and Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying my food and my place. I look forward to your return. Donna More 

Tucson, Arizona
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Spent the morning shopping on 4th street and decided to stay for lunch. Nothing "jumped out" at us. We remembered that we had eaten at Delectables awhile back & that the dinner was good. The cool shaded patio looked wonderful but we decided to eat in. The service was friendly. We both had the cheese burger. (Very good) Sit by... More 

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Thank skipandlulu
Donna22Tucson, Owner at Delectables Restaurant and Catering, responded to this review

I am so glad you remembered your good experience and repeated it. Thank you very much. Donna More 

Tucson, Arizona
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went to lunch here with 4 people. Outside seating is very nice with good umbrellas. Food was good, though not great. Service was prompt but the waiter had very poor "tableside" manners. Being on 4th Ave....a great place to visit for out of towners and on the Trolley car line are big +s.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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142 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We discovered this restaurant via Living Social certificate. Both my husband and I were looking for something light for dinner and Delectables fit the bill. My husband had the Crab Cake dinner which included gazpacho (something neither of us had before). The crab cakes can't compare to east coast lump crab but the gazpacho was very tasty. I had the... More 

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Thank black325
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Arrived just before closing and was still able to get a couple appetizers! The hummus was delicious and the guacamole just the right amount of spicy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8448
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 15208849289
Description
Delectables Restaurant & Catering has been a vibrant part of 4th Avenue district since 1973. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-6. Offering a wide variety of fresh and delicious foods from their cold Gazpacho and Tucson's Best Chef Salad to Italian dishes. The wine selection is affordable with Wacky Wednesday featuring 1/2 Price Bottles of Wine all day long. Friday and Saturday nights there is Live Music featuring many of the finest musicians in the Tucson. Enjoy Weekend Brunch either on the beautiful patio or in the dining room surrounded by artworks in their "Art-To-Go" gallery. Delectables is one of the premiere catering choices in Pima County and can host you and your group for special occasions. Wanting to best serve your nutritional needs, Delectables offers vegan, vegetarian, children's, gluten free and a new doggie menu. Open 7 Days A Week. 533 N. Fourth Ave

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