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Gus Balon's Restaurant

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6027 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5226
+1 520-747-7788
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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6027 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5226
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

It serves your old diner food that is really good. Service great and fun atmosphere. Highly recommend

Thank Quakers72
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I drove past this restaurant for decades without a clue what was inside. Now I know - the cleanest, quietest, yummiest throwback 60's diner in town. I had a traditional breakfast - pancakes, bacon & eggs - and my daughter tried a breakfast sandwich with...More

Thank Howdydoothere
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years and haven't found a better breakfast place in town. Service is great, fast, food yummy, and prices are affordable. I highly recommend coming here.

Thank AZBigD
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Comfort food like you get at a local restaurant back home. A sign that says "We don't have wifi, talk to each other" sums up the atmosphere. Just good food at a good price. We always make it a destination a couple of times when...More

Thank dyoung8
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Have passed by for years and a finally stopped after a friend recommended Gus. Great selections and most breakfasts came with coffee or tea. Breads, rolls and pie made homemade. Can not recommend the lunches though as we recently were very disappointed. Husband ordered home...More

Thank fortjoannez
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

The food is tasty, staff friendly, quick service, and reasonably priced. Also, the atmosphere is very pleasant. I've been a patron for years and have always had a great experience.

Thank AZBigD
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Share a cinnamon roll and an omelet. Both are fluffy and breakfast bests! Delicious food and great service.

Thank LR1905
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Waitress was very attentive without being annoying. Never had to request drink refills, etc.. Portions were good and very tasty. Got the cinnamon rolls "to go" since they are huge and could not eat any more after the ample breakfast. The rolls were huge and...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Old school comfort food. Servers been there forever. Our favorite breakfast place. Try the blueberry pancakes.

Reviewed July 5, 2016

Of the three things I look for is the friendliness of the help goes a long way in my accepting below average food in relation to the cost. That is why I eat here for over a year over looking quality many times. The preverbal...More

Thank jerry33davis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6027 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-747-7788
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