10 Best Steakhouses in Tucson: Best Places to Feast on Prime Cuts

Patricia Escarcega

By , Local Expert, Tucson
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Tucson is a great city to find a good steak. Whether you're in the mood for an authentic cowboy saloon, or you prefer to cut into your delicate filet mignon surrounded by posh, dark-paneled walls and white tablecloth, Tucson has a steakhouse suited to every mood and taste. But when you're in Tucson, you can't miss with mesquite-grilled steak, which is what you'll find at the Silver Saddle Saloon, which makes our list for its friendly neighborhood ambiance and custom-built steel and brick mesquite wood grill and pit. Lil Abner's Steakhouse is another Tucson favorite, which was once a stop on the Butterfield Express stage stop...  Read more »

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    Jonathan's Cork

    Jonathan's Cork is Tucson's favorite non-standard steakhouse, featuring a full range of uncommon meats such...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "All day happy hour on Saturdays and Sundays. "

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    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar offers an elegant dining room, fine steaks, all in a fantastic foothills setting.

    Local Expert Tip: "Come for the "5 For $6 'Til 7" bar menu, featuring five appetizers, premium cocktails and five distinctive wines by the glass -- each priced at $6 and served nightly until 7 pm."

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    Sullivan's Steakhouse of Tucson

    Sullivan's Steakhouse is a classic American Steakhouse serving up fine steaks, seafood, hand-shaken martinis and house-made desserts.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the famous bananas foster bread pudding. "

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    El Corral

    El Corral in Tucson is everything you want in a Southwestern steakhouse: wood beams, fireplaces and juicy mesquite-grilled steaks.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you can resist the prime rib, try the other house favorite, the luscious tamale pie."

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    Pinnacle Peak

    Pinnacle Peak's laid-back charm and mesquite-grilled steaks are quintessentially Tucson.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stop by the Silver Dollar Saloon for your favorite beer or cocktail."

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    Li'l Abners Steak House

    Lil Abner's is an authentic old-time western restaurant famous for its mesquite grilled T-bone, rib eye,...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: ""Live music Friday and Saturday 6:30 till 9:30 pm.""

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    Silver Saddle Steakhouse

    The Silver Saddle Steakhouse in Tucson offers Southwestern hospitality and top-notch steak cooked in an authentic mesquite wood grill.

    Local Expert Tip: "Can't decide what to order? Try the The Sampler, which comes with Mesquite broiled top sirloin, chicken, and baby back ribs drenched in the house barbecue sauce."

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    Bob's Steak and Chop House - Omni Tucson National Resort

    • Cuisine: Steakhouse
    • Average Main Course Price: $31
    • Neighborhood: Oro Valley

    Bob's Steak & Chop House in Tucson exudes the elegance and tradition of the classic American prime steakhouse.

    Local Expert Tip: "All desserts are made in house at Bob's Steak & Chop House. Try the marbled chocolate amaretto cheesecake for a divine guilty pleasure."

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    Shooter's Steakhouse and Saloon

    Shooter's Steakhouse and Saloon offers great lunch and dinner specials in one of Tucson's liveliest steakhouse.

    Local Expert Tip: "Live music on the patio every Friday night."

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    Firebirds Woodfired Grill

    Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is a modern American steakhouse with a fun open-kitchen concept and an excellent wine list.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the impressive wine selection, including the house label."



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