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Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
+1 520-744-2800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“texas toast” (20 reviews)
“baked potato” (31 reviews)
“beef ribs” (15 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was awhile back and because of me experience I will not go back. Expensive and low quality streak, small baked potato, bowl of beans to share with the table. Dog in dining area, bench seating terrible uncomfortable.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a melt in your mouth steak, this is the place to be!! Nothing fancy, very minimal & laid back. Great beans, salsa & garlic toast!

Thank Mimirena
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great feeling from the time we arrived. Happy hour was just the start. The food was delicious. My wife had the petite steak and I had the boneless ribeye. Both done perfectly. The sides were tasty. Service was topnotch. Had been awhile since we had...More

Thank MrHocus
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I grew up in this area and have been there starting 1968. Having said that I have not been there for 40 years! Decided to take the family and it was a nice evening but extremely pricey. For four people it was $240. Everybody have...More

Thank LisaLaHabraHeights
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have been to this restaurant a few times now. It is super casual and the exterior may not look like much but the pork ribs are absolutely delicious and were piping hot last time - as I like them! We had our friend with...More

Thank bike_rambler
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had a family group of seven celebrating a birthday and a graduation. Ages ranged from 18 - 76 and everyone had a great time and enjoyed ourselves a LOT. They seated us immediately and took drink orders (full bar). Drinks were great. We ordered steaks...More

Thank Sharmin55
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I love going here when I'm hungry for an excellent steak. Their ribs and chicken are also way above average. They used to have a simple menu (not printed) but have changed somewhat over the years. But the base of steak, baked potato, beans and...More

Thank AZlovesHI
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My husband ate here back in the 1990's and really enjoyed it. We had a trip to Tucson and were not disappointed. Great food, wonderful service in a unique setting

Thank LindaJerryH
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Lil Abner was a great place to go for steaks. Wonderfully cooked to perfection over a mesquite fire. Flavor was so yummy I cannot say enough about the staff...friendliest bunch as well as accommodating.they truly work as a team. The atmosphere was really fun....loved the...More

Thank Joyousjourney2
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Had the filet, salad, baked potato and cowboy beans- quite filling. Ordered my steak medium well and it was perfect for me. My husband ordered a rib-eye medium rare and was a little too under cooked especially around the bone and quite fatty. Super service!...More

Thank Chinsx5
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Questions & Answers
Hope C
25 February 2017|
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Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
Hi, Hope! We do offer Ribs in two varieties, Beef and Pork. The beef are a salted seasoning and smoked for 7 hours. The Pork are a pepper seasoning and smoked for 6 hours. Also, I believe JD's answer is the best way to go... More
Hope C
18 February 2017|
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Response from Tucker H | Property representative |
No, reservations are not necessary! We are open from 5-9 p.m. (10 on weekends) and we look forward to seeing you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-2800
Historical Tucson, Arizona Steakhouse. Available for large functions.
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