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 in the early 1800’s. Today Lil Abner's is better known for authentic old-time western restaurant famous for its mesquite grilled T-bone, rib eye, filet, chicken, pork rib and beef rib dinners.
For date nights and other special occasions, Firebirds Woodfired Grill is a modern American steakhouse with a great open kitchen concept and excellent wine list. Equally impressive is the food, especially McMahon's Prime Cuts menu which includes their juicy Angus New York Strip.
For the truly adventurous, Jonathan's Cork features a range of uncommon meats such as buffalo, ostrich, venison and Angus beef, all cooked expertly to bring out the unique flavors of each meat.