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Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant

#157 of 1,574 Restaurants in Tucson
$$ - $$$, American,
198 W Cushing St, Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701-2219
+1 520-622-7984
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Southwestern, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 W Cushing St, Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701-2219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here with a group of friends before attending a concert at the Tucson Music Hall. Our group was fairly large so we ate in one of the dining rooms off the main restaurant. It was very pleasant and quiet enough to carry...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This being our first time at The Cushing Street Restaurant, we didn't really know what to expect. What we found was a very nice, low key place that has been around for a while. Three guys having dinner before we went to a Tucson Roadrunner...More

Thank l1106410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I all enjoyed an excellent meal after a ver good performance from Arizona Opera. We began with a very tasty aperitif IPA from Flagstaff Starter was a very tasty blue crab crabcake, which I really enjoyed but it might be a bit...More

Thank sheepdogGreenValley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the first time to Cushing St for dinner and jazz on Friday night. We had a super waitress, good food, and a wonderful atmosphere. We couldn’t be happier. Crab cakes were good, their house salad was crisp and fresh with a choice...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went for lunch on a weekend. Seated promptly by a very aware and attentive staff. Professionally timed kitchen, crab cakes executed perfectly, with preserved lemon and quality ber blanc. The day we visited there weren't any cooks there, only well trained chefs. Rare for Saturday...More

1  Thank Hammytoss
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Very interesting building that was used as a brothel many many years ago. A fun setting. Nice Live Jazz music in the evenings. Great Margaritas. Nice food. Good friendly service.

Thank Rose F
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went here for dinner and a little live jazz. Both the food and the music were enjoyable. Would go here here again. Atmosphere is nice and prices reasonable.

Thank dnreed
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Was headed for an AHL hockey game at the Arena and wanted a nearby place for drinks and dinner. Cushing St. sure fits that bill. Very nice nice bar with friendly servers, Happy Hour Thur & Fri, cozy seating for dining. A limited entree selection...More

1  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Each Cushing Street journey begins with my first steps as I make way through the tiny double doors of this glorious historic world that instantly takes me back into time. The nostalgic ambience and openness embraces me and I am always greeted with a delightful...More

2  Thank LifeIsGood420
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I had one of my best meals ever at Cushing. I've been here several times and have never been disappointed.

Thank Quakers72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 26
Southwestern, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 W Cushing St, Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701-2219
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-7984
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Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant is located adjacent to the Convention Center in an 1860's Landmark adobe. Guests enjoy uptown comfort food & classic cocktails while dining alfresco on garden patios or in 19th century interiors furnished with period antiques. The building was originally a country store and private residence. Party and meeting spaces accommodating 12 to 150 guests are available. Jazz 7-10 p.M. Saturdays. Family owned since 1972. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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