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Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails

135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-2007
+1 520-623-7700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (53 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
“porchetta” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-2007
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

A very good restaurant that includes unusual selections. If the weather permits, which in Tucson mostly does, there is a nice outside sidewalk seating area. Large choice of cocktails.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This review should be three and a half stars. Downtown has many good qualities. It is a lively atmosphere and sitting outside is a treat. Inside is very noisy. The menu is limited and some of the entrees are unusual with odd pairings. Fresh simple...More

Thank durigirl1
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here for Valentine's Day with. The limited 3-course menu was delicious to both of us, but service was slightly lackluster. The server was very knowledgable, but not personal, and the same went for the server assistants. For the price paid, I...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 14 February 2016

There is a reason that Janos Wilder is a James Beard award winner. When I saw his menu I asked myself "Why didn't we just come here BOTH nights instead of having such a dismal dinner the night before?" I wanted to have everything on...More

1  Thank Lili1012
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We ordered the Caesar salads, Brazilian fish stew and the chicken. Everything was delicious. Service was attentive and we were able to meet our timeline to get to the play we were attending. The wine selection was adequate...a decent pour. We will definitely be back.

Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Chef Janos Wilder and his team are in the final stages of opening up Carriage House. Carriage House is located right behind Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails and will be the home to classes, demonstrations and special events. Here is a little bit about the upcoming...More

Thank rconnelly
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This place was hopping on a Tuesday night. I had their "Game Changer", which was weirdly wonderful. I also had a beef cheeks taco which was very good, nicely spicey. The hubs had the fish tacos, which were very good, although too spicy for his...More

Thank GreatBess
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We went during happy hour and sampled some of their fare. The calamari is very yummy, the burger was nice and juicy and flavorful. The yam soup is creamy and tasty. The fries with mole were a bit of a mess, but tasted good. They...More

Thank losttango
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Reception was nothing special. Chairs not very comfortable. Calamari appetizer was ok but the spicy sauce on the fish taco appetizer was too hot for me. The lamb entree was a lamb shank which was not tender and not seasoned well. Food was overall disappointing....More

Thank hereford
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Went for happy hour and we were delighted. Sampled several items and they were all excellent. Best/most interesting calamari I've ever had. Some excellent beef cheek tacos and a great burger with caramelized onions,poblano peppers, bacon. Service was fast and friendly, bill was reasonable at...More

Thank hikr
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Response from WireWrapGems2 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I know of; shorts in Tucson is common.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-2007
  • Public Transportation: If you are arriving on the public bus system you can stop at the Rondstat Center downtown and walk 1 1/2 blocks south on 6th Ave. to 135 S. 6th ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-623-7700
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