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Luke's Italian Beef

1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
+1 520-747-8399
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“italian beef” (12 reviews)
“chicago dog” (4 reviews)
“pastrami” (3 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Italian
1615 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-5645
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having tried the other location in the past, i wanted to compare the two. This is definitely the better location! The server was very friendly and helpful. The sandwiches taste better here, higher quality and less greasy. A good lunch spot if u are craving...More

Thank Kovia P
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I ate here several years ago and really, I mean REALLY, enjoyed it. So, during my current visit to Tucson I had to pay a return visit. Nothing has changed. The portions are huge and the quality is really good according to my tastes. Big...More

Thank highdesertbadger
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I found Luke's on 29th St many years ago. Eating there brings back the great Italian Sausage and Beef sandwiches I enjoyed as I grew up back in Chicago. I have no interest is going back to Chicago, but this brings a tasty meal from...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 13 February 2018

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 15 January 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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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