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Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails

135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
+1 520-623-7700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (48 reviews)
“fish stew” (10 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to celebrate my 70th birthday here (a few days early, as I would be out of town on my actual bday). Went with our friends and neighbors. Very good entrée offerings. Had a great bottle of Zinfandel to accompany the meals. Very enjoyable evening.

Thank elrobo47
Reviewed 1 week ago

This menu overseen by a noted chef offers unexpected choices that are well prepared. If you like to experiment, this is a good choice.

Thank 73Jennifer
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They make the best cocktails there and the chocolate jalepeno ice cream is to die for. I will definitely return.

Thank Ginny456
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our first visit to this restaurant. They offered a Groupon coupon and the menu and ratings looked great. The bar area has chairs all jammed together at the bar. Made it hard to get in and out. We thought the drinks were on the high...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and amazing staff with some great wine. Food is prepared and presented in a different way. Absolutely must do it when in Tucson!

Thank Jošt K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were invited by our friends to have dinner with them here. Knowing in advance that the cuisine at Downtown Kitchen is on the unusual side, my concern was that my husband would be unable to find something that he would eat, since he is...More

Thank Kriss M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My friend, a former pastry chef in New York, agreed with me that this is the best restaurant in Tucson. Downtown Kitchen is part of the reason the UN designated Tucson as a worldwide gastronomic destination. Each month, Downtown Kitchen serves the food from one...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

If you're a "meat and potatoes" type of diner, I'd not recommend this restaurant. If you're looking for food prepared in ways you probably have not had before, then I would. To take an example, I ordered the Oyster Mushroom pasta. I rather expected a...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Innovative farm to table experience and our server was incredibly knowledgeable. Recommend without reservation. Not fancy but casual and comfortable.

Thank DMP3131
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this wide-open restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating and a good happy hour. They recently changed their menu two an international themed three-course option which was very trendy and unique. I chose to go off the main menu and enjoyed there orange...More

Thank Dan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Public Transportation: If you are arriving on the public bus system you can stop at the Rondstat Center downtown and walk 1 1/2 blocks south on 6th Ave. to 135 S. 6th ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-623-7700
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