Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson
Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sullivanssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 5202994275x
  • Hours of Operation:
    LUNCH
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;

    DINNER:
    Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Jonny Ricketts
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live Music Tuesday through Sunday

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North Campbell Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson
Sullivan’s is a vibrant neighborhood American Steakhouse featuring the finest steaks & seafood, hand shaken martinis, & live music. We offer comfortable fine dining in a lively atmosphere. From the moment you step inside our lounge for drinks, appetizers or dinner, you will feel the energy and excitement provided by our professional team. Sullivan’s serves the finest Midwestern hand selected steaks aged a minimum of 28 days, simply seasoned and broiled at 1,200 degrees, fresh seafood, a wide selection of cravable appetizers, soups, salads and side dishes. Our desserts are house-made daily. Our Wine Spectators "Award of Excellence" wine list offers an array of selections from around the world. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, we look forward to quickly becoming your favorite local steakhouse.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson reviews from OpenTable diners
80 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (65)romantic (42)notable wine list (34)fit for foodies (24)good for groups (21)neighborhood gem (18)vibrant bar scene (16)great for lunch (6)late-night find (5)hot spot (5)great for outdoor dining (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • A worthwhile experience
    FoodDudeVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    As a golf/resort/vacation town, Tucson has more steak houses--both local and chain--than most cities this size. Carving out an identity must be hard for these folks and finding a unique niche doubly so. Sullivan's--now an affiliate of the Del Frisco chain--holds its own in this category. Their beef is certainly high quality if the steak salad is representative. It's an excellent lighter dining choice that still takes advantage of the focus of the menu. Similarly, the seared Ahi plate with a tangy mustard sauce was equally outstanding. The appetizer category was a little less satisfying. Nothing wrong with the calamari at all, just not exceptional. The shell fish appetizer platter is quite labor intensive (cracking shells) and pricy at that.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Service was good. Food was good too, but wasn't AWESOME! Haha
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy!!!
    DinerVIP
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Chef Gio really knows how to cook. Go for the New York Strip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • No pressure
    FoodiePrimeVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We love going to Sullivan's because the food is always prepared to perfection, the ambiance is romantic and private, yet, for a group meal with business associates, it is very highbrow and the service is seamless. I can safely say this the best steak and seafood restaurant in Tucson - having lived in Tucson for >25 years.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My wife and I always enjoy our visits to Sullivan's. The service couldn't get any better and the food is fantastic. Definitely start with the cheesteak eggrolls!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We had such a great time and almost everyone came over to wish Ryan a happy birthday which I know he really appreciated. Expensive restaurants can eem a litle stuffy but the laid back personalities of the staff made us feel right at home!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We were seated at a table that was private and quiet as requested. The steak was delicious according to my son and husband. I had the sea bass which was perfectly prepared and very tasty. Very nice selection of wines both by the glass and bottle. Our waiter Michael was most attentive and efficient. Overall we enjoyed our dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Excellent food and service, and very enjoyable for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Enjoyable!
    Jksam
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner very much. Our steaks were prepared perfectly. Great place to eat!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great overall experience
    scubahoops
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food was very good, service was great and the overall experience there was very good. Because of price it isn't somewhere we will go very often but for a special occasion it is a great place to go.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary dinner
    FoodForThought2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary at Sullivan's, and had a great experience. Dinner was excellent, and at least a half dozen staff members came by to congratulate us, including the manager. They also comped two glasses of champagne and our dessert. Really fine service and fine dining. Perhaps a bit pricey for an ordinary night out, but great for a special occasion. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wife's birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Was a wonderful overall experience. Service was just right, the wine list more than adequate and the food superb. A fine place to course and enjoy the evening if that's Your thing. Five star experience right in the neighborhood so nice.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Review 10-4-2014
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Food was outstanding! Went with my wife. She was a little taken aback by how short the female servers' skirts were. She considered it distracting from the ambiance overall and bordering on poor taste. Server was very attentive and sociable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Anniversary dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My wife and two boys went to dinner here for our 12th anniversary. The menu was great and the food was delicious. Our waiter Eric was great and always came back to make sure everything was ok. I loved the atmosphere and I look forward to coming here again!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    Phil
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food is outstanding. The quality of steaks and the care in their preparation is fantastic. The shrimp and lobster bisque is remarkable.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely way to celebrate Anniversary
    Joanne
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner and took advantage of Arizonans restaurant week. Enjoyed Sea Bass special. Our waiter Brandon was great and attentive. He also brought us a delicious banana bread pudding on the house to celebrate our anniversary. Prices a little too high since it's not Las Vegas or New York, but still good food
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    Celebration
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    A party of five for a mini celebration. Food was excellent, and the wait staff made us all feel special. Get Sarah in the bar to get you a "knockout"!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hold The Salt!
    azsteve1
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    My wife and I were celebrating her birthday so thought it would be a real treat to go to Sullivan's. Were surprised to find the hostess wearing a U of A jersey, short skirt and fishnet hose. Her dress didn't seem to fit the ambiance of the restaurant (better fit for a campus bar). We ordered appetizers, salads, and pricey entrees. Quality of the food was good UNTIL we got our entrees. They were both EXTREMELY salty. We talked to our waiter and he apologized and said we might want to order "lightly seasoned" next time. Management came around and said they would take $25 off our bill. This was nice, but we would have rather had a good meal as our total bill was still over $150. Perhaps the chef should just hold the salt next time!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Parties, parties, parties
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    There were at least 3 parties happening at the same time in the dining room which created a nosier atmosphere. Maybe the number of parties should be limited and only allowed to happen in the upper level dining area. I was VERY impressed by the server but the noise was too much to have going on for our occasion. The food didn't "WOW" me like I thought it would. I had the lamb chops. They were good but not great. Not to sound like I'm had to please but for the pricing I expected more.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Five Stars
    DaJe
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The service was excellent and the meal perfect. We could not have asked for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine Dining, but Not Fine Food
    AnnivBust
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Sullivan's reputation for fine dining comes certain expectations...for item price, I expected an excellent cut of meat, it was. I also expected excellent preparation, it was not. The filets were ordered medium rare. They were received med rare but over cooked on the outside to the point were they were dry. A disappointment.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MikeVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Excellent food, wine list and service! We had the bottle of wine special, and the filet/lobster special--delicious! The kale salad is a great addition.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BEST STEAKHOUSE IN TUCSON!!!!!
    TheSpiegels
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We had the absolute best experience!! The staff was impeccable! They were on top of every request, they made mine & my husbands anniversary so special, especially since he was leaving the next day to go back to Afghanistan. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone to try!!! OUTSTANDING!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious dinner.
    JerseyGirl
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Our first time here. We had the prix fixed dinner. The shrimp cocktail - 3 tasty meaty shrimp, the shrimp lobster bisque- yum, the steak - cooked and sliced perfectly. It was a Thurs night and the restaurant was not that busy. We had great service from all the staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak joint with great apps!
    Bsalvag
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    If you go to Sullivan'syou gave to try their cheese steak egg rolls and the roasted garlic meatballs, absolutely outstanding!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    DTSTVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We had an excellent meal and fabulous bottle of wine. Staff was very accommodating as was the highly personable general manager. Thanks for a wonderful birthday dinner for our daughter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special Occasion
    Bmatt3rd
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We've dined at several Del Frisco locations and this Sullivan's is on par with the others. Service was outstanding! The "Prix Fixe" menu appears as a bargain and we both chose (although we chose different versions) this option. The options were well thought out but the filet mignon and the sliced New York strip were not as tasty as those choices on the main menu. This was my wife's 74th birthday and the restaurant offered a very generous free desert. She chose the Key Lime Pie and it was terrific. Thanks to the restaurant for making this a memorable occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food and Ambience
    AZcollector
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Better than typical steakhouse chain restaurants; friendly service; good prices, particularly on specials and prix fixe meals.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kyra
    Kew4
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Service was awesome and the waitress was great. Amazing prime rib and food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Want to treat a Lady?
    1Doz
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Take her to Sullivan's for a memorable meal. We've been there several times and have never been disappointed. Great food and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary
    Theophilus360
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My wife and I first visited Sullivan's for our 5th Anniversary recently. We were more than impressed. The atmosphere was nice and quiet where we were sitting. The dress code ranged from people wearing casual all the way up to formal dress. Our wait staff was not only attentive but was pleasant and willing to give recommendations on pairing of wine with the dinners. I can't say enough good things about the food. From appetizers to dessert it was all amazing. The steaks were cooked to perfection, and after our first bite we just sat quietly and enjoyed the experience for a few moments. Sullivan's became our "go to" for special occasions on our first visit and we are already looking forward to going back again in the near future.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fish at a Steakhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    my girlfriend and I had dinner the other night both ordered fish both tasted fishy and overcooked.always good ambience. but order a steak!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best steak in Tucson
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We've been to Sullivan's several times and are never disappointed. This visit was to celebrate my partner's retirement. Our waiter, Tyler, was gracious and attentive without being "snooty". He kept our champagne glasses full and genuinely joined in our lee ration. The menu is standard upscale steakhouse fare. We had salads, steak (my partner had the bone-in ribeye and I the dry aged New York strip) with white cheddar au gratin potatoes for a side. The salads we refresh and crisp; steaks prepared as ordered, and the potatoes were excellent. Be sure to ask for a table away from the bar, which can be quite noisy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 5 star
    cmsfromMichigan
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    A friend and I had lunch and the service was excellent. The waitress made a suggestion or two that was taken. Served timely and hot like it should be. Late lunch as I am retired and will not go to a lunch at noon out of courtesy for those still working and on limited time lunch hours.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steaks
    PickyEater
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My wife and her business partner took us spouses out to Sullivan's to celebrate a tough work week. We had a wonderful time, as usual, and the food was delicious. The service was uncharacteristically inattentive, but not totally absent. Highly recommended for the Ancho Chile Ribeye or scallops.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Guy's Night Out
    GhostRider
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Some co-workers and I scheduled a "guy's night out" to socialize away from work and have a good meal. Sullivan's was recommended by the one local in our group, as the rest of us are recently relocated to Tucson. What a great recommendation! Naturally, we all love steak and each of us received a perfectly cooked NY Strip. Our waiter Javier was very attentive and flexible. We never felt rushed and our drinks never sat unfilled. We went on a Monday evening, so the restaurant was never more than half-full and the atmosphere was comfortable. While the price was a bit more than I'd normally pay for a dinner out, the quality of the food and service were outstanding, so well worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    jremlap
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The evening exceeded our expectations for a special occasion dinner. Great service perfectly paced, and excellent food - no too saucy or salty, as can often be the case.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The restaurant and lounge are nice and well appointed. The staff is well trained and you are welcomed from the time you enter the establishment. The wait staff in the lounge is attentive and friendly. The dining room experience was excellent. The table service was attentive with good wine and menu suggestions. The food was cooked precisely as ordered and it was prompt and well presented. And our server, Sarah Price could not have been any nicer or better trained. This was not my first time at Sullivan's and I can say, without reservation, that I've never had a bad meal there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious Steak
    AmyinTucsonVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Service was excellent - attentive but not intrusive. Mac and cheese was tasty
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Son's birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Steaks were excellent as always. Was disappointed in the small side dish (white cheddar potatoes,maybe 1 1/2 potatoes). Coffee was lukewarm at best (and I bragged about great coffee). Jenna very accommodating. Tremendous job wishing my son happy birthday! Wonderful cake presentation with birthday wishes written in chocolate. Monday night, very slow.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.