The 11 Best Rated 4th Ave. Restaurants in Tucson

Dining on 4th Ave. in Tucson

Tucson is a booming and highly popular real estate market that’s growing substantially with each passing year. The city is surrounded by mountains which makes it an ideal destination for homeowners who need to work in the city but love to spend time outdoors.

The city is home to all types of homes that accommodate any kind of buyer, which includes large estate homes and ranch-style properties (for an equestrian lifestyle) as well as smaller single-family homes that you would expect to see in the suburbs.

Homes are selling exceedingly fast as sellers place them on the market, which is evident by the fact that the average number of days that homes spend on the market is typically below 60. Because of the exponential growth in the location population of Tucson, many new hot spots are popping up all around the city, which provides residents of Tucson with new restaurants to visit on an almost continual basis.

While you can find delicious eateries to visit throughout the entire city, the most popular hot spot for local Tucson residents and visitors to eat, shop, and play is 4th Ave. The historic 4th Avenue is the place to be if you want to experience the culture of Tucson. It’s also home to dozens of different cafes, restaurants, bookstores, and art galleries, which means that you could spend the whole day on this street without needing to travel anywhere else! Among the many options available to you, the following takes a more comprehensive look at 11 of the best-rated restaurants along 4th Avenue.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by The Boxyard Tucson (@theboxyardtucson) on

11. Boxyard

Boxyard is a relatively new bar and restaurant in Tucson that’s notable for being situated on a vast lot surrounded by repurposed shipping containers, which provides the restaurant with a very distinct feel and atmosphere to it. This casual eatery is situated entirely outdoors, which allows you to spend time among the beautiful weather while you eat. Their menu is a relatively simple one that includes both Mexican and American fare. Their main dishes include various burros, quesadillas, tacos, and hot dogs. A favorite of the locals is the catfish sandwich, while some of the more popular cocktails include options like the silhouette saloon and the ruby slipper. Boxyard is located at 238 N 4th Ave. and is open every day from 11:00AM-2:00AM.

For more information about Boxyard, visit https://www.yelp.com/biz/boxyard-tucson


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by thebline (@theblinetucson) on

10. The B-Line

The B-Line is a popular restaurant in Tucson that’s known for drawing in the university crowd. Their menu is an eclectic one that focuses heavily on vegan fare and smaller breakfast dishes. Their fish and chicken tacos are considered to be favorites of the locals. Along with burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, they also offer a wide selection of pastas, salads, soups, and sandwiches, the latter of which include dishes like a roasted veggie sandwich and Italian sausage and peppers.

Once you’re finished with your meal, consider checking out their bakery, which offers a variety of pastries and desserts that you’ll want to try. The B-Line can be found at 621 N 4th Ave. and is open from 8:00AM-9:00PM Sunday through Thursday and 8:00AM-10:00PM on Friday and Saturday.

For more information about The B-Line, visit http://www.thebline.xyz/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Shaun McClusky (@shaun.mcclusky) on

9. Charro Steak

Charro Steak is a steakhouse with an industrial-chic layout and a menu that offers Mexican fare. This restaurant is known for providing quick and excellent service while also offering live music throughout the week. While all of their dishes are popular among residents of Tucson, a local favorite is the carne asada with corn tortillas. If you’re in the mood for a steak, their offerings include a boneless rib eye, Tucson’s favorite T-bone, a filet Mignon, and a bone-in strip. Charro Steak is located at 188 E Broadway Blvd. and is open from 4:00PM-9:30PM Sunday through Thursday and 4:00PM-10:30PM on Friday and Saturday.

For more information about Charro Steak, visit https://www.charrosteak.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by BISON WITCHES (@bison_witches) on

8. Bison Witches

Bison Witches is a pub and sandwich shop that has become popular for its bread-bowl soups and sizable portions. The atmosphere is lively and energetic, which makes it a great place to visit with friends. There are several television sets around the bar that make it easy to watch the game. A local favorite is the combo of 1/2 sandwich and bread-bowl soup, which allows you to sample all of the best aspects of the restaurant in one dish.

Their sandwich offerings include beef and cheddar, roasted turkey, and the wildcat, while their delectable soups include cream of broccoli, Wisconsin cheese, and Boston clam chowder. They also offer specials with their beer and wine menus that rotate every day. Bison Witches is located at 326 N 4th Ave. and is open every day from 11:00AM-2:00AM.

For more information about Bison Witches, visit http://www.bisonwitches.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by OBON Sushi Bar Ramen (@obonsushi) on

7. OBON Sushi Bar Ramen

OBON Sushi Bar Ramen is a casual restaurant with modern decor that offers ramen bowls, sushi rolls, and eclectic cocktails that are sure to make your visit a memorable one. They use only the freshest ingredients and are known to place modern twists on some traditional dishes. Along with the wide variety of sushi rolls and ramen, the restaurant also offers steamed buns and nigiri. The favorite among locals is the OBON ramen bowl, which features ground chicken, pork belly, and enoki mushrooms. If you’re looking to pair your dish with a cocktail, their cocktail menu rotates regularly and is currently an ode to the 90’s. OBON Sushi Bar Ramen is situated at 350 E Congress St. and is open from 11:00AM-11:00PM Monday through Wednesday, 11:00AM-12:00AM on Thursday and Friday, 4:00PM-12:00AM on Saturday, and 4:00PM-11:00PM on Sunday.

For more information about OBON Sushi Bar Ramen, visit https://fukushuconcepts.com/obon/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by The Coronet (@the_coronet) on

6. The Coronet

The Coronet is a stylish eatery in Tucson that provides visitors with a New American menu for brunch and dinner. Their atmosphere is a comfortable one that’s aided by an ample amount of natural light. On their main menu, you’ll find three categories of starters, warm small plates, and entrees, the latter of which includes some very unique dishes like squid ink pasta. A couple of the more popular dishes among locals include the sage-rubbed pork tenderloin and the beef heart flatbread.

Their extensive bar is outfitted with numerous beers, wines, and cocktails like the intolerante and the peddler’s French. The Coronet can be found at 402 E 9th St. and is open from 4:00PM-9:00PM on Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00PM-10:00PM on Friday, 9:00AM-10:00PM on Saturday, and 9:00AM-9:00PM on Sunday.

For more information about The Coronet, visit https://www.cafecoronet.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar (@ermanosbar) on

5. Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar

Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar is a popular restaurant in Tucson with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The layout of the restaurant is designed with large tables and booths in mind to amplify socializing, while their menu includes New American dishes and a large number of craft beer and wine offerings. If you visit in the evening on weekends, you’ll have the chance to listen to some live music while you eat. The menu that they offer is outfitted with American cuisine and seafood dishes such as grilled salmon and the Sonoran meat and cheese board.

A local favorite is the standard fish and chips dish, which pairs well with one of their signature beers like the Firestone Walker lager or the Marble cerveza. Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar is found at 220 N 4th Ave. and is open from 11:00AM-12:00AM Monday through Thursday, 11:00AM-1:00AM on Friday and Saturday, and 11:00AM-10:00PM on Sunday.

For more information about Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar, visit https://www.ermanosbrew.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Ashley Miller (@meellerr) on

4. Café Passé

Café Passé is an artsy cafe in Tucson that’s the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a restaurant with a calm and relaxing atmosphere. They are known for their Italian sandwiches and breakfast offerings as well as the fact that they offer live music and regular poetry readings on the outdoor patio. If you’re visiting later in the day, you can order an extensive number of different beers and liquors at the bar. When you select one of their sandwiches like the tuna melt or Euro platter, you’ll have a choice of sourdough, ciabatta, or nine grain bread. Café Passé is located at 415 N 4th Ave. and is open every day from 8:00AM-2:00AM.

For more information about Café Passé, visit http://www.fourthavenue.org/listings/cafe-passe/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by The Drunken Chicken (@the.drunken.chicken) on

3. The Drunken Chicken

The Drunken Chicken is a small restaurant and bar on 4th Ave. that offers up a menu that’s comprised almost entirely with chicken. The atmosphere at this eatery is a casual and laid-back one that promotes socializing and having fun with friends. While nearly all of their dishes include some kind of chicken, their menu is surprisingly extensive with such options as the gluttony chicken fried burger and the shredded chicken sandwich on a brioche bun. They also offer a vast array of sauces that can add some zest to your dish, which includes everything from cilantro lime ranch to jalapeno maple. If you’re ever in the mood for something different, ask the server about their chef specials.

The local favorite at The Drunken Chicken is the classic chicken and waffles combo, which has actually won some industry awards. The Drunken Chicken is located at 429 N 4th Ave. and is open from 11:00AM-10:00PM Monday through Thursday, 11:00AM-12:00AM on Friday, 10:00AM-12:00AM on Saturday, and 10:00AM-10:00PM on Sunday.

For more information about The Drunken Chicken, visit https://www.thedrunkenchickenaz.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Hub Restaurant & Creamery (@hubdowntown) on

2. HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery

HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery is a restaurant in Tucson that offers a menu of New American fare and ice cream. This is a lively and hip establishment that caters mainly to a younger crowd and includes live music on a regular basis. Their menu is one that focuses on variety, which means that you can order everything from a grilled ribeye and fries to pho-men. A local favorite at this restaurant is the Hub burger, which comes with pastrami, Swiss cheese, and coleslaw. Other dishes like the Cubano and the braised pork belly are also popular among locals.

If you have room for dessert after you eat, they offer more than two dozen flavors for you to consider, which include staple flavors like dark chocolate and bourbon almond brittle as well as seasonal flavors like candy at the movies and pistachio orange blossom. The Hub Restaurant & Ice Creamery is situated at 266 Congress Street and is open from 11:00AM-12:00AM Monday through Sunday.

For more information about HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery, visit https://hubdowntown.com/


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by 𝕄𝕖𝕝𝕚𝕤𝕤𝕒 𝕊𝕥𝕚𝕙𝕝 (@mstihl) on

1. Anello

Anello is a delicious pizza restaurant in Tucson that’s among the most popular restaurants in the city. This restaurant focuses almost entirely on providing simplicity to every visitor. Their menu comes with only a small selection of items, while the interiors of the restaurants are sleek and simplistic with a modern touch. They offer several appetizers along with their main pizzas and desserts, the most popular of which is the focaccia and ricotta.

You’ll notice that their menu includes four different pizza offerings, which include the verde, bianca, margherita, and marinara pizzas. Toppings like salami, ham, and Italian sausage can be added for extra. Consider pairing your pizza with a wine, of which they offer 10 red, white, and rose varietals. Anello is found at 222 E 6th St. and is open from 5:00PM-9:00PM Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information about Anello, visit https://anello.space/menu


Tucson has something for everybody — if you’re in the mood for a fun night out with friends and family or you simply need a nice coffee shop to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and a good book — 4th Ave. in Tucson has it all!

If you’re considering buying or selling a property in Tucson, be sure to get in touch with our team of local real estate professionals and we’ll be more than happy to assist you with your home buying or selling journey!