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Lodge on the Desert

) #180 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ American, , International
306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
+1 520-325-3366
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Southwestern, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The food was only average and the service was very poor. There were six of us in our party and one of us had to wait at least twenty minutes after the others were served for his dinner to arrive. When it finally did arrive,...More

1  Thank Nancy F T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We were staying at the Lodge on the Desert, and as we were tired upon arrival, we decided to check out the in-house restaurant. We're glad we did! We selected to eat indoors, although there is plenty of outside seating as well. Our server was...More

1  Thank divaw0rld
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Excellent staff and service. Food was delicious too! Many different spirits to choose from. Loved their choices of wines.

1  Thank peggy092158
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here while visiting Tucson. We requested a tub because he was taking a rest day from hiking the Arizona Trail and was in need of a long soaking. They happily accommodated his needs. The beds were very comfortable and the...More

Thank pjjohnson17
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food tasted very good, was fresh, cooked like I wanted, service was good. Menu not too extensive but was tasty. Coffee was good

1  Thank duane w
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This restaurant is in the Lodge, very attractive surroundings, good menu. I had the chicken with fried polenta. the chicken was perfectly done but the polenta were greased spunges and couldn't eat them. One in our party oredered a glass of wine that was not...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Usually when one is trapped in eating in one's accomodation, disappointment can occur. Not so with this restaurant; one night of elegant dining; and one of completely gourmet bar food. It will never disappoint!

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Would rather pay $10 each for the convenience of eating breakfast at the hotel as the surrounding area is very peaceful. Free breakfast was HORRIBLE! Powdered eggs, cold oatmeal, cold stale tortillas, very stale cheap nasty muffins. Very sad. The Apple was good. LOL. People...More

Thank RozCali
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We ate here on Valentine's Day and had an excellent dinner. There were two or three choices within the categories of appetizer, first course, main course, and dessert. There were two of us and we chose two from each category and so had a good...More

2  Thank Dianne T
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem of a hotel the people who work here are awesome ! They have the best customer service and the rooms are clean spacious and bed comfortable! But the best part of this place is there restaurant it is amazing! The...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Lucia C
22 January 2015|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be great. Its very quiet and maybe you could have your own private room. I also would go meet the chef and discuss it with them. I also liked outside dining at the Old Pueblo Grille and that might be a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
    (Alvernon and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: A SunTran stop is conveniently located less than one block from the Lodge's main entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-3366
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Lodge on the Desert
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