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Gentle Ben's Brewing Company

865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
+1 520-624-4177
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Great beer- great food-great location on campus

Two couples attending a performance at Centennial Hall, just a block away. Fun spot for beer and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
via mobile
Great sports bar

Great Sports Bar at the center of the University of Arizona. Great sandwiches and adult beverages... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Larry W
Anthem, Arizona
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Home of all things Wildcats #BEARDOWN. Serving up a family-friendly atmosphere, quality food, and award winning craft beer in the heart of Main Gate Square, on University Ave, since 1971.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible21%
21 Apr 2017
“Family dinner”
4 weeks ago
“Great beer- great food-great location on campus ”
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865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
West University
+1 520-624-4177
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples attending a performance at Centennial Hall, just a block away. Fun spot for beer and food (vegetarian options). Outside seating so you can watch the action on the street, or cozy inside too.

Thank 2love2bike
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great Sports Bar at the center of the University of Arizona. Great sandwiches and adult beverages. In walking distance to the U of Football Stadium. Friendly service and we were there on a Saturday Afternoon and they were really busy but servers were very good.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Gentle Ben’s if you are near the University of Arizona campus. We had the chips with artichoke dip, Chicken wings and Asian egg rolls all were excellent. Craft Beer wise we tried the Stout and the Blonde both were very good.

Thank Rebels3941
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went to a Broadway show at Centennial and were looking for a place to eat afterwards. Most of University Blvd was packed and extremely loud (thinking it might have been Rush Week). Gentle Ben's was busy but not packed, and the ambiance was much...More

Thank ArizonaMouse
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The server was swamped with the other tables and only came over to check on the table a couple of times. The server hasn't came over to refill my glass of water and only checked on the table 2 times.

Thank Brooke O
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Great beer menu, both the Tucson Blonde and the NCAALE we're great, I just wish I could get a full pint of my beers. I like the dark beers and I keep getting the 10 ounce sippy cups 😒 we stop here on ALL our...More

Thank HannanBrowne
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Really good happy hour (3-6) cocktail and beer menu. Had two of their signature cocktails and they were really good (especially the desert Manhattan, a bourbon with agave and lemon) and buddy had two of their beers, and the white IPA was awesome (even to...More

1  Thank jbacon84
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We could not stand the loud music and left before ordering. The menu appeared sparse and not worth the time or money.

2  Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I went to lunch here with three friends. It took 40 minutes from our arrival to get seated (5 minutes) place our order (5 minutes) and be served (30 minutes). When a member of our party complained to the waitress later, she became defensive and...More

7  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Gentle Ben's is near the UofA. The beer is locally-made and good. The scenery whiel you're enjoying your beer is excellent indeed. The food at this place is absolutely awful and insanely overpriced. I paid almost $9 for a bowl of microwaved soup with canned...More

2  Thank SWAZUS
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