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Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant

#151 of 1,612 Restaurants in Tucson

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Surf & Turf
3 Butterfly shrimp sauteed in garlic lemon butter & a grilled beef tenderloin medallion. Served w/ cocktail sauce & horseradish sour cream
With sopressata salami $12.00
Mediterranean Plate
Mediterranean olives, hummus, artichoke tapenade, roasted red peppers, celery, cucumber, carrot, crostini, & feta garlic dressing
Cushing Street Crab Cakes
Grilled Shrimp Quesadilla
With fresh roasted poblano peppers, grilled onions & salsa fresca
Seared Ahi w/ Pickled Ginger & Jicama Slaw
Roasted Garlic & Brie
Roasted red peppers, red onion marmalade, sliced apples, grapes & crostini
Tomato, onion & basil $7.00
Prosciutto & brie, garnished w/ mango salsa $9.50
Classic Bruschetta
Mandarin jalapeño
Classic vinaigrette
Balsamic gorgonzola
Feta garlic
Garden Green Dinner Salad
Classic Caesar
Crisp romaine, grated parmesan, & ciabatta croutons tossed in our house caesar dressing
Chicken Caesar
Crisp romaine, grated parmesan, & ciabatta croutons tossed in our house caesar dressing
Grilled Petite Sirloin
8 Oz grilled sirloin w/ rosemary roasted red potatoes, & a garden green dinner salad
Grilled Fresh Atlantic Salmon w/ Lemon Butter & Capers
Served w/‏ whipped potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Cajun Meatloaf w/ Ancho Maple Glaze
Served w/ whipped potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Grilled Pork Loin w/ Apple Cranberry Chutney
Served w/‏ whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Barrio Grilled Chicken
With sauteed mushrooms, grilled onions & poblano-artichoke cream sauce. Served w/ whipped potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Penne, Butterfly Shrimp, Charred Poblanos & Cream. Bistro
Sueño Burger w/ Fresh Roasted Green Chiles, Bacon & Swiss Cheese
Nan’s Favorite Carrot Cake
Mango or Raspberry Sorbet
Home Made Chocolate Mousse Pie
Garnished w/ candied orange zest
Stone India Pale Ale
XX Special Lager
Negra Modelo
Fat Tire
Stella Artois
Amstel Light
Corona Light
Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant is located adjacent to the Convention Center in an 1860's Landmark adobe. Guests enjoy uptown comfort food & classic cocktails while dining alfresco on garden patios or in 19th century interiors furnished with period antiques. The building was originally a country store and private residence. Party and meeting spaces accommodating 12 to 150 guests are available. Jazz 7-10 p.M. Saturdays. Family owned since 1972. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
$14 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner
Southwestern, American, Bar
Takeout, 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, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

From the outside, Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant looks like just another old, white adobe building built around the turn of the 20th Century, but once you walk inside, the history of the place comes to life. Cushing Street is a great place for happy...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank LarryR081
Reviewed April 18, 2018

The large orange tree was blooming when we were there wafting intoxicating aroma all around the patio. We all ate posole and different appetizers. Excellent food, and service in a historic building. Lovely spot, good food, and service!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Maria H
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

The unique posole soup was delicious. Very rich and flavorful without being spicy. I was offered a sample to see if I liked it which is why I ordered it. The Happy Hour grilled shark tacos were delicious. The burger was good as was the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here many times before concerts at the nearby Tucson Music Hall. Always liked the food and historic atmosphere of the place, but never gave them a “5” because...they had paper napkins! This trip we were presented with crisp white linen napkins!! Am happy...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank S3543AQdaveh
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We ate dinner here with a group of friends before attending a concert at the Tucson Music Hall. Our group was fairly large so we ate in one of the dining rooms off the main restaurant. It was very pleasant and quiet enough to carry...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank George H
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This being our first time at The Cushing Street Restaurant, we didn't really know what to expect. What we found was a very nice, low key place that has been around for a while. Three guys having dinner before we went to a Tucson Roadrunner...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank l1106410
Reviewed March 4, 2018

My friends and I all enjoyed an excellent meal after a ver good performance from Arizona Opera. We began with a very tasty aperitif IPA from Flagstaff Starter was a very tasty blue crab crabcake, which I really enjoyed but it might be a bit...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sheepdogGreenValley
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We went for the first time to Cushing St for dinner and jazz on Friday night. We had a super waitress, good food, and a wonderful atmosphere. We couldn’t be happier. Crab cakes were good, their house salad was crisp and fresh with a choice...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kathy W
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Went for lunch on a weekend. Seated promptly by a very aware and attentive staff. Professionally timed kitchen, crab cakes executed perfectly, with preserved lemon and quality ber blanc. The day we visited there weren't any cooks there, only well trained chefs. Rare for Saturday...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Hammytoss
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Very interesting building that was used as a brothel many many years ago. A fun setting. Nice Live Jazz music in the evenings. Great Margaritas. Nice food. Good friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Rose F
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