So where you can grab a good meal to go around campus? Students attending the prestigious University of Arizona can find several great options for dining within close proximity.

This list of the top 12 restaurants near the University of Arizona isn't exhaustive...there are plenty other options depending on your taste and budget!

Second only to Phoenix in population, Tucson offers diversity, quality and affordability when it comes to dining out.

Whether you’re seeking a quick bite to eat, or a romantic dinner for two, you won’t be disappointed! Most of the restaurants listed here are located downtown, making them between 2 - 3 miles distance from the University. 

About University of Arizona

Founded in 1885, University of Arizona is located in central Tucson, and is a state of art research facility. Undergraduate, graduate, and international students can apply online.


12 Awesome Restaurants Near University of Arizona


#1 - 47 Scott | Scott & Co.

Downtown Tucson
47 N Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Tel: 520-624-4747

Eat on the patio and have a blast during cocktail hour at 47 Scott!


#2 - Arizona Inn  (Dining Room)

Contemporary French, American 
Downtown Tucson
2200 E Elm St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tel: 520-325-1541

Visit this dining room restaurant located inside a 4-star hotel.

#3 - Brother John's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown Tucson
1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705
Tel: 520-867-6787

Place your order for Brother John’s Beer online!


#4 - Cup Cafe (Inside Hotel Congress)

Contemporary American 
Downtown Tucson
311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701
Tel: 520-798-1618

Take a peek at the Cup Cafe menu online.


#5 - Dante's Fire Cocktails and Cuisine

Contemporary American 
Downtown Tucson
2526 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716
Tel: 520-382-9255

Visit online to read the Dante’s Fire menu.


#6 - Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails

Contemporary American 
Downtown Tucson
135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Check out the Downtown Kitchen menu online!


#7 - HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery

Downtown Tucson
266 Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
Tel: 520-207-8201

Book your HUB reservation online now!


#8 -  Kingfisher Bar & Grill

Downtown Tucson
2564 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85716, USA
Tel: 520-323-7739

Visit the Kingfisher website for a view of their menu!


#9 - Maynards Market & Kitchen

Contemporary French
Downtown Tucson
400 N Toole Ave A, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Tel: 520-545-0577

View the Maynard’s menu online!


#10 - OBON Sushi Bar Ramen 

Sushi, Japanese
Downtown Tucson
350 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701
Tel: 520-485-3590

Book your Obon reservation online today!


#11 - Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink

Downtown Tucson
101 E Pennington St, Tucson, AZ 85701
Tel: 520-882-5550

Take a look at the Reilly Craft menu online!


#12 - The Carriage House Downtown

Global, International
Downtown Tucson
125 S Arizona Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Tel: 520-615-6100

Visit Carriage House online for more details about their unique selection of fusion dishes.


Attention Business Owners

Do you want to be interviewed and featured on this local website for free?

Apply to be featured here.


Attention Locals

Want to stay up to date with what's going on in Midtown?

Subscribe to the free weekly email newsletter on the right side of the page!