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Gentle Ben's Brewing Company

) #136 of 1,575 Restaurants in Tucson $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
+1 520-624-4177
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“baja tacos” (3 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is a carnivore, my daughter is a strict vegetarian, and I try to eat healthy. Usually, when we go out to eat together, one of us is less than satisfied. However, my husband enjoyed a "great IPA" and loved his Reuben, my daughter...More

Thank LuzMarizza
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice vibe in this college area restaurant/brewery. Very decent beer selection from the brewery and we sampled a variety of apps at happy hour prices. Excellent wings!

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's a good college town place to hang out but there are others that were better. The place is a clean

Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I am told this is a U of A institution with a long popular history. We only came for after dinner drinks so have no comment on the food, but the beers were great and atmosphere nice for late day socializing.

Thank travel-here-there
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great beer selection and great tasting beer. Loved sitting on the large covered outdoor patio and people watching. Excellent location right next to U of A and at a Sunlink stop. Fun place to relax and hang out !

Thank Love2Explr
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've eaten here many times. The burgers are fabulous, as are the tacos. Prices are reasonable -- under $10 for a plain burger.

Thank EllenHF
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was at Gentle Ben's last night for a business mixer. It had been a while since I was at GB. I was really impressed how nice all of the staff was and the drinks and food were way above average. We were on the...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Good food and ok service. Right in the middle of busy campus area, and it was obvious they cater to this demographic. Very loud metal music playing and could barely hear our colleagues. Just ok.

Thank HoosierGirl28
Reviewed 21 March 2017

nice place service is a little slow but great beer and good food and nice outdoor food and drink service

Thank john o
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Have been to Gentle Ben's several times and enjoyed the food and service. This was totally different!! The service was deplorable!!!!! Not sure why I even left a decent tip because our waiter didn't provide any service. We all had empty water glasses, but we...More

Thank cjkines1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gluten-free options?
7 March 2017|
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Response from B0bAZ | Reviewed this property |
I do not have personal knowledge but I would expect they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25
Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-4177
  • E-mail
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