Barrio Brewing Co. offers a wide variety of fresh microbrews. They have a dozen of their own Barrio Brewing microbrews on tap, including their very easy-to-drink Barrio Blonde, which has a light malt flavor. If you want some food to go along with your beer, then you are in luck. Barrio Brewing Co. features a food menu decked with options like burgers and selections of very tasty Mexican bites, including tacos and quesadillas.
This is where the Rocky Horror Picture Show freaks liquor up on Saturday nights, among other theatergoers at the neighboring Loft Cinema. During the day, it is usually a local yokel joint. It's spacious, with typically southwestern wooden paneling, a jukebox, a few old video arcade games, torn leather booths and a few tables in the center of the room. A variety of burgers and sandwiches are available: bacon cheeseburgers, jalapeno burgers, mushroom swiss burgers, barbecue beef sandwiches and chicken melts.
HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery is one revitalized corner of Tucson which serves classic comfort food and everyone's favorite ICE-CREAM! From Pot-pies to hamburgers and hand-made ice-cream, Hub serves it all. Dessert is never a matter of debate at this eatery with truly sinful choices of Rocky Road, Salted Caramel and Creamy Vanilla Ice-cream. The decor is classically styled with comfortable seating and a long bar brimming with spirits.
Located at the popular Mercado San Agustin, Agustin Kitchen serves food that is an amalgamation of American and French cuisine. Chef Ryan Clark takes utmost interest in every ingredient that comes into his kitchen with emphasis on fresh produce sourced from local farms. Every season brings novelty for patrons making reinvention a part of the restaurant's culinary vision. For lunch, Pork Loaf Sandwich, Wagyu Burger, Beet Gnocchi and Baked Oysters deserve the attention of your palate. Brunch is served on weekends. Agustin Kitchen's cocktail menu is very popular among patrons, and cocktails like the Red-Light District, Great Escape and Peel Slowly taste as dramatic as they sound.
Whether you want to grab a quick bite before venturing out to explore the city or want to experience some of the best grilled meats and a lively atmosphere, stop by Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar. Located at the iconic JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa amidst a sprawling golf course and undulated hills, this restaurant presents an upscale and elegant venue that suits special dining occasions. Executive Chef Danny Perez has created a menu that highlights the finest smoked meats cooked in Midwestern style. From the Pulled Pork Shoulder to the "Extra Meaty" Baby Back Ribs, each meat is equally succulent and delicious, glazed and seasoned to perfection. Other favorites include the Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Rib Eye Steak and the award-winning Carne Asada Tacos. Catalina Barbeque Co. also seconds as a lively sports bar featuring an impressive drinks line-up, high definition TVs that broadcast the season's games, along with pool games and occasional live music. Private dining is also offered; reservations are welcomed.
This brewery, named after the town of Dragoon instead of British army calvary regiments, serves amazing beer in all types of different styles. The tap room is only open five days a week, but when it is you can expect some of the best beers in town. For instance, try their hefty Imperial Stout made in bourbon barrels, it has a whopping 10.3% ABV (alcohol by volume). For lighter weights, the session beers include the Dunkel Weisse and Stronghold American, both are perfectly balanced and can be easily quaffed. Pale Ales, IPAs, lagers and other seasonal beers are usually on tap and during opening times, Dragoon usually has a few food trucks in front of the tap room in order for you to grab a bite to pair with your suds.
The patio's the place to be at this noted neighborhood bar and cafe at the southern tip of the Fourth Avenue area. Lush, leafy greenery, a trickling fountain, and low-light lanterns create an inviting ambiance of intimacy. Inside, the bar is lively and the billiards competitive. One of the area's largest selections of imported beers is offered. This is a place where regulars congregate frequently and, sooner or later, anyone who's anyone in Tucson drops by.
The Sky Bar lounge is not located in the air, but the club is completely solar-powered and that's what makes it impressive. The same owner of this casual lounge owns Brooklyn Pizza next door which means that you can order a pie and have it delivered to your table with your cocktail. The space inside the bar is modern, with exposed brick behind the bar, stainless steel appliances and dim lighting. During the day, the space reverts to a cafe, but at night you can dance the night away to DJs and drinks.
Hookah lounges seem to be in every corner of the country, from swank Manhattan ones to smaller, low-key places like this one in Tucson. Royal Hookah is located on 4th Avenue, right in the heart of the shopping district and a convenient spot for university students which make up the majority of the crowd. The menu consists of an innumerable amount of flavors, try ones like Blueberry Muffin, Kiwi, Passion Fruit Mojito, the list goes on-and-on. Most of the material consumed is herb based shisha sans tobacco and though the bar does not serve alcohol, the teas available are outstanding.
Located close to the University of Arizona, Magpies Pizza needs no introduction. They have been serving arguably the best gourmet/hand tossed pizzas and Italian food in the Tucson since 1989. They have a small bar serving a diverse list of wine and craft beer. The place has a special kids menu and also a vegan menu, which makes the place accessible to everyone. They also offer catering services, thus make reservations to make any private event extra special.