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Luke's Italian Beef

1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
+1 520-747-8399
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“italian beef” (13 reviews)
“chicago dog” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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Italian, American, Fast Food
1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

We asked our Mexican friend if we could take him to a place he liked and we might like. So wee went there and had a nice lunch. Luke's has been in business for 37 years. You order at the counter and take you lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ourfatdog
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Best Chicago dog &fries in town! Sorry to see other locations close but glad this one is still going! Owner is present usually. Can't go wrong eating here!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KIShirley68
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Get the Italian Beef, with hot peppers, nothing else like it. Portions are big - bring your appetite.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Henry J
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Having tried the other location in the past, i wanted to compare the two. This is definitely the better location! The server was very friendly and helpful. The sandwiches taste better here, higher quality and less greasy. A good lunch spot if u are craving...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kovia P
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I ate here several years ago and really, I mean REALLY, enjoyed it. So, during my current visit to Tucson I had to pay a return visit. Nothing has changed. The portions are huge and the quality is really good according to my tastes. Big...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank highdesertbadger
Reviewed February 21, 2018

I found Luke's on 29th St many years ago. Eating there brings back the great Italian Sausage and Beef sandwiches I enjoyed as I grew up back in Chicago. I have no interest is going back to Chicago, but this brings a tasty meal from...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Terry H
Reviewed February 13, 2018

We are out of town 'regulars' to Tucson every February (for the gem and mineral shows). We were informed of this place 20 years ago and tried it out based on that recommendation, and we've been back Every. Single. Year. It is always the first...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This restaurant location was an old school house (per internet sources) - it's quite small but has some nice outdoor seating where your dog can sit with you. The beef, sausage and bread are absolutely Chicago-worthy. And the price is excellent. The sandwiches have a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Connie I
Reviewed August 5, 2017

We went for the Italian Beef, which is increasingly difficult to find-particularly in the SW. This is a converted old time drive-in with a canopy and tables, as well as a walk-up counter and small dining room. I thought the place was acceptably clean and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Alobar49
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Luke's for years and helped many friends discover a little taste of Chicago in the Sonoran desert. Luke's would fit in perfectly for an episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives since many locals make this a regular stop because...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-747-8399
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