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 Quick Tucson recommendation?

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ScreamingChicken

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Quick Tucson recommendation? Sat, 03/9/13 11:28 AM (permalink)
My parents are in Tucson (U of A campus area) today and would like a suggestion for dinner.  My dad's a meat-and-potatoes guy so they're not really looking for anything strictly regional, but rather something with a somewhat varied menu (Italian/good pizza's OK).  Thanks!
 
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    Poverty Pete

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    • Location: Nashville, TN
    Re:Quick Tucson recommendation? Sat, 03/9/13 11:40 AM (permalink)
    There is a place near the campus called La Parilla Suiza.  It isn't strictly regional cuisine, but it is delicious and has a sort of southwestern flair.  The original restaurant is in Mexico City.
     
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      chewingthefat

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      Re:Quick Tucson recommendation? Sat, 03/9/13 1:26 PM (permalink)
      The Trident Grill spitting distance from the U, a retired Navy Seal Team 6 Man, owns it, best bar food I've ever had. It's on Speedway.
       
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        mar52

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        • Location: Marina del Rey, CA
        Re:Quick Tucson recommendation? Sat, 03/9/13 2:59 PM (permalink)
        I know what you said, but maybe he'd like to try something a little different. 
         
        Everyone should try a Sonoran Dog at El Guero Canelo!
         
        Here is my entire Tucson list:
         

        Teresa's Mosaic Cafe
        2456 North Silver Mosaic Drive
        Tucson, AZ 
        [link=tel:520-624-4512]520-624-4512[/link]


        Gus Balon's.  B-L-D
        6027 E 22nd St
        Tucson.   [link=tel:520-747-7788]520-747-7788[/link]


        Cafe Poca Cosa
        110 East Pennington St
        Tucson, AZ $$$$


        Red Mountain Cafe
        4410 e University Dr
        Mesa, AZ 85205


        El Guero Canelo
        5201 S. 12th Ave
        Tucson
        El Guero Canelo
        2480 North Oracle Road
        Tucson, AZ. 



         
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