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Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant

#290 of 1,558 Restaurants in Tucson}
$$ - $$$, American,
198 West Cushing Street, Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701-2219
+1 520-622-7984
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (12 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Southwestern, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 West Cushing Street, Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701-2219
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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

1  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
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I took my partner to Cushing Street Bar and Grill for the jazz and because he had never been there. We had drinks... $9 for a glass of house red! Unknowing, I had two glasses. $7 for a bottle of beer as well. The burgers...More

Thank Helga K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We chose this restaurant because of its historic significance and the recommendation by AAA travel guide. We also chose an off night and made our reservations weeks in advance so we could have an evening of dining and conversation. The restaurant was not even half...More

Thank penelopeonetwo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Gave it a second chance after poor experience a year ago. Here's why the bad review: Trouble getting drink orders, "out" with long delay Trouble getting order right. Arrived wrong. No fix. Vacant "apology." Trouble getting dirty dishes cleared. Long wait. Desserts arrived 5 minutes...More

Thank JoKiddo
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We've enjoyed dinner and jazz for many years on Saturday evenings but lately it has been very difficult to get a table where you could enjoy the music.As we were given a table in the bar the last time where patrons are not interested in...More

Thank reiseonkel
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were there while two events were going on in the TCC Complex. The Gem Show was in the main hall and the opera "Madame Butterfly" was playing in the Music Hall. We had a reservation thankfully or else there would have been over a...More

1  Thank Norbert D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have enjoyed this restaurant in the past, so we invited some friends to join us recently. How embarrassing, when our waiter, after having taken all our orders, came back twice to say they were no longer serving 3 of the items ordered off the...More

Thank mjt520
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Jazz and setting are very nice. While menu was interesting. Food, however, was hit and miss. Many of the dishes were bland. Ceasar salad dressing did not have any taste of anchovies and most of the dishes lacked any intense flavors.

Thank Richard B
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 West Cushing Street, 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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