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Luke's Italian Beef

1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
+1 520-747-8399
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“italian beef” (9 reviews)
“chicago dog” (4 reviews)
“pastrami” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Italian
1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Connie I
Reviewed 6 August 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

Thank Alobar49
Reviewed 9 April 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

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A little to pricey for a hot dog basically and I think their food was out to long been to Chicago many times they don't I believe make authentic food to gassy and they need to clean that place a little goes a long way

Thank Lloyd P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were taken here for lunch by locals who love this place. The parking lot was full of trucks which is a good indication of its popularity and tasty food.

Thank Tess379
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a run-of-the-mill sandwich shop this is not your place. This place has more personality than any sandwich shop Around. The food is made fresh and served cold when needed and hot when needed. The bread was absolutely fantastic on the sandwiches....More

Thank salesguytoo
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place has great hot sandwiches such as Italian beef and Pastrami. I had the double dog and fries for lunch. It comes with two large beef hotdogs and several condiments (brown mustard, relish, tomatoes, onions). I simply had mustard and added sauerkraut (.50 extra)....More

Thank Gistranch
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Had lunch here today. I went with the meatball sandwich. Other friends went with the Italian beef and Ribeye. These are large sandwiches with a ton of meat. I had 3 large meatballs. I should offer a warning here, these are not simple easy sandwiches,...More

Thank wayneusd
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I like their Chicago Dog its my favorite!! Their fries are also very good. Service is okay. Usually crowded during lunch time. Indoor and outdoor sitting.

Thank tbjones2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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