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Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails

135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
+1 520-623-7700
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (48 reviews)
“fish stew” (10 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They make the best cocktails there and the chocolate jalepeno ice cream is to die for. I will definitely return.

Thank Ginny456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to this restaurant. They offered a Groupon coupon and the menu and ratings looked great. The bar area has chairs all jammed together at the bar. Made it hard to get in and out. We thought the drinks were on the high...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and amazing staff with some great wine. Food is prepared and presented in a different way. Absolutely must do it when in Tucson!

Thank Jošt K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited by our friends to have dinner with them here. Knowing in advance that the cuisine at Downtown Kitchen is on the unusual side, my concern was that my husband would be unable to find something that he would eat, since he is...More

Thank Kriss M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend, a former pastry chef in New York, agreed with me that this is the best restaurant in Tucson. Downtown Kitchen is part of the reason the UN designated Tucson as a worldwide gastronomic destination. Each month, Downtown Kitchen serves the food from one...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

If you're a "meat and potatoes" type of diner, I'd not recommend this restaurant. If you're looking for food prepared in ways you probably have not had before, then I would. To take an example, I ordered the Oyster Mushroom pasta. I rather expected a...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Innovative farm to table experience and our server was incredibly knowledgeable. Recommend without reservation. Not fancy but casual and comfortable.

Thank DMP3131
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this wide-open restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating and a good happy hour. They recently changed their menu two an international themed three-course option which was very trendy and unique. I chose to go off the main menu and enjoyed there orange...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We had drinks and appetizers early followed by more drinks later in the evening. Wait / bar staff are excellent. Food quality was terrific, although portions were a bit light. House wines apparently change nightly and were both excellent and unusual.

Thank wr11
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We have been to Downtown Kitchen on numerous occasions and have never had a bad meal. The only reason I gave this 4 stars and not 5 is because the consistency is their vegetarian offerings is not good. Sometimes they will have some delicious choices,...More

Thank Ana L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Public Transportation: If you are arriving on the public bus system you can stop at the Rondstat Center downtown and walk 1 1/2 blocks south on 6th Ave. to 135 S. 6th ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-623-7700
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