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Arizona Inn - The Main Dining Room

#43 of 1,560 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332 (Elm Street and Campbell)
+1 520-325-1541
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6:30 am - 11:59 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2014

I enjoyed every single part of the Arizona Inn. The Dining Room just added even more to my wonderful experience. When I return, I will be spending more time there.

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Gainesville, Virginia
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were a party of four and were promptly seated. The dining room is quite attractive and comfortable. The order taker was pleasant and attentive, but had no problem letting us enjoy our drinks without trying to rush us. Once we did order our meals, the chef surprised us with a little treat-mapled carrots on a puff pastry. We all... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

If you are in the mood for an old school, tailored and upscale experience, this is the place. Full of history, discreet, and solicitous, the Arizona Inn will create a lovely environment for drinks, dinner, or a nightcap. Stay a night just for the pool and walk the grounds. It is marvelous.

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Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is the restaurant we visit for all very special occasions. The dining room is classy without being ostentatious. The food is always excellent, whether you try the chef's special, or items from the menu. Service is always first class, and no request is too much trouble. we always feel that we have been to a special place, every time... More 

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Orange County, California
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

After plenty of trendy, contemporary dining experiences (not all inTucson, mind you....as those choices are few and far between) , this traditional, classic room was a welcome surprise. The food was excellent. Piano music from the lounge wafted into the room, but other wise it was super quiet...too quiet. Could've used a little more atmosphere. However, the outstanding food and... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife and I ate at the Arizona Inn for a special occasion. The food was really good and well-presented. The servers were attentive (almost too attentive at times). The wine was delicious. It was memorable. It was very expensive. But there was something about the Arizona Inn that struck me as a bit odd -- and it's a little... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

So lovely is the setting for this restaurant that I couldn't resist giving it 5 stars. My husband and I were there for lunch. All service staff were helpful and polite, even when we met them outside as we were taking a walk around the outstandingly beautiful grounds. We were provided with a grounds map and a history of the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

My husband, mom, and I visited Arizona Inn for brunch yesterday (Sunday) since we had a gift card. The price was $30 per person, and you got to choose an item for your first course, then a second entree, then an item off the dessert menu. The ambiance was very quiet and serene when we first arrived, as we were... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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1,098 reviews
826 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

The attention, provided by a server clearly knowledgable about the menu offerings, is solicitous. Although, not over-the-top, the service did approach caricature. Menu provides no refuge for a frugal diner, demanding extravagant self-indulgence. The presentations joyfully engage the eye promising the pallet an experience to savor. Each of the five entrees offered at tonight's table were crafted with considered skill.... More 

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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've been here several times with my grandparents for my birthday or one of theirs. I have always been impressed with the appearance and professionalism. You feel like a wealthy individual just walking in the door and being greeted. Very fun place to visit and nice atmosphere. The service has been at times incredible and at other times lacking. Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $42
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4332
    (Elm Street and Campbell)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-1541
Description
The Arizona Inn is an historic resort spread over 14 tranquil acres of gardens, flowers and lawns in the heart of mid-town Tucson.
The Inn offers AAA Four Diamond Award winning dining in our Main Dining Room with cathedral-ceiling and fireplace as well as our more intimate Catlin Room with views of the gardens. The Dining Room provides legendary service in an elegant yet comfortable setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Chef Allison combines classic cuisine with seasonal ingredients and innovative techniques. The menus change with the seasons to feature the freshest ingredients. Wine Spectator has recognized the wine list with an Award of Excellence.
The Audubon Bar, with live piano music nightly and patio seating, provides a perfect setting for enjoying a classic cocktail.

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