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Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-5640
+1 520-867-6787
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“baby back ribs” (15 reviews)
“brisket” (38 reviews)
“burnt ends” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-5640
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ
1. Brisket
"My brisket was beautiful!! Great bark, butter soft and delicious"
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2. Baby Back Ribs
"I ordered baby back ribs and the meat fell off the bone"
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3. Bourbon Selection
"The bourbon selection is top notch"
David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place by accident. We were traveling to Tucson for a business trip and ran across it. We are gluten free and eating out in an unknown city is not always easy to do. They had great food and TONS of gluten free options....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank weekstanya
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average quality and quantity BBQ joint. Big selection of booze. This place is more of a bar. Prices slightly high. Much better lunch/diner places to choose from.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was horrible. Sat for 15 minutes without even a glance in our direction (even walked by). Had to to ask if someone could take our order. The funny thing is, it wasn't busy at ALL. The drinks were heavily iced, not the way...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the Friday before Xmas and we met our friends for Holiday Cheer, Beer and BBQ. It wasn't too busy early on and we did get seated right away. Then, somehow, our server got lost...along with most of the draft beer kegs, apparently. My...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tje Beef short ribs and two sides of potato salad and cole slaw were good. Service was good. Draught beer selections were awesome.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoelK382
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

As stated in the title this is our third time visiting this restaurant. Overall, it is a great place to eat but for some reason tonight was off. Pork belly tacos didn't taste fresh, more like cooked early today and served cold. The burger was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TexanRican
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Keeping it good. Ribs fell off bone. Bacon jam, fabulous. Lots of happy hour specials. Ciders on tap! Many good balanced sauces to try. Fries actually edible and not too salty. Service excellent. House salad full of special touches.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Went for lunch today with a friend. Sadly, no combo meals available (be nice to try a couple of their different bar-b-que offerings). Instead we each ordered the one meat and one side lunch then went ahead and selected a second meat. Their one and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank badscatcher
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We ate at establishment for the 1st time for lunch on the weekend and we were quite pleased. It was just a party of 3 but our service was prompt, courteous and professional. The food selection was nice and you could smell the slow smoked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank josiahs634
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Traveled from Phoenix for a birthday celebration lunch. Atmosphere is great, spacious indoor & outdoor seating areas. Everyone enjoyed their meat selections and mac & cheese sides. Large selection of draft beers. Highlight of our experience was the live jazz band, they were fantastic and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 871katies
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June 17, 2018|
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Response from vagabondginger | Reviewed this property |
Maybe this is a question you should have for the establishment by calling them instead of asking us reviewers. Just saying.
April 11, 2018|
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Response from SidBo | Reviewed this property |
I do no recall chairs being uncovered. We started in a side booth, asked for table with chairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-5640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-867-6787
Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ is a fun, family-friendly and unique destination restaurant as the first Bavarian-inspired beer garden, bourbon bar and barbecue concepts in Arizona. Customers receive a comfort food dining experience with a selection of true slow-smoked meats, southern-style sides with a southwestern kick, salads and desserts, all containing thoughtfully local sourced ingredients. In addition to offering classes, tastings and regular food and beverage parings, Brother John's also hosts a weekly live music series catering to all demographics.
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