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Dakota Bar & Grill

#247 of 1,558 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern
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6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813 (Kolb)
+1 520-298-7188
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Today
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Orange, CA
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136 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try Dakota Bar and Grill based on the posted reviews. Not much of a dinner menu, mostly sandwiches. The brisket was ok, too much sauce. Server was playing hostess, server and bartender. For a sandwich and drink, ok, dinner not so much.

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Thank Melissa M
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had another very enjoyable brunch with friends and food and service were both excellent. We did want to specifically thank our server Katie, who was outstanding, and very cheerful. We had not seen her in a number or years, apparently for her leave to pursue education. Great to have her back and all is well at Dakota. Thanks, Fred and... More 

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Thank Fred F
Redditch, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following our visit to the Museum of the Horse Soldier we had a wander around Trail Dust Town nearby and found the Dakota. As it was very quiet we were somewhat wary but we were well pleased that we decided to eat here. I had a chicken salad and asked for blue cheese dressing, they had none, but, the Chef... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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105 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great little lunch stop after our visit to the Museum of the Horse Soldier. Sandwiches were excellent as was the service. Located in Trail Dust Town and looking over the picturesque town square, it made the perfect lunch stop.

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Thank Jay B
tucson, arizona
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

First, I don't criticize restaurants to be mean but with the hope that they might improve. Had breakfast there on Sunday, 10/23/16, and still feel the let down and irritation that a really bad meal can cause. Kept it simple with the Dakota; potatoes, egg, sausage and toast. The potatoes were not done, some almost raw and the egg undercooked... More 

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Thank ArizonaDonna
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Dakota Grill has changed its name back from Rounders - short-lived after a disaster suggestion by a consultant. Four of us visited. We ordered a bottle of local Arizona wine - Stronghold - very good surprisingly! Then each couple shared a salad - one the house; the other caesar - both were good and well proportioned for sharing. Great start.... More 

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Thank Gayle P
Robert D, Owner at Dakota Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Gayle, I want to apologize about you last experience and the changes recently at Dakota. I will look into to your concerns about our food. We have not made any changes to the quality of our products and I'm not sure why they would have been inconsistent. I hope you will give us another try. Thank you for you... More 

Tucson AZ
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208 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Alas, Dakota is no more, replaced by Rounders Grill. Whether this is a change of ownership or simply a re-design is not clear but it is not a step forward. Hardly anything seems to have changed except the menu that now features mainly hamburgers instead of the Dakota’s much more varied and interesting carte. Really, does Tucson need yet another... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

With the name change to Rounders, the quality of the food has really dropped. Still great service, but no reason to return

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Thank Tim R
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I have used the catering service and have eaten at the restaurant. I have not been disappointed yet. Great atmosphere and fabulous food. I don't have to drive all the way downtown to enjoy this type of restaurant.

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Thank azrunner2b
Arizona
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Had a restaurant.com deal so invited our cousins to join us - all first time visit. Started off good with the $2 homemade spicy chips and dips. Then downhill. My husband's Grilled Caesar Salad wasn't grill and he paid extra for the grilled sw Chicken which was boiled and had no favor along with fishy sardines instead of anchovies. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
    (Kolb)
  • Public Transportation: Public transportation is available in front of plaza.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-298-7188

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?