HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery

4.5
285 Reviews
$30 and under
American

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Casual
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Hub offers American Classic Cuisine in a historic modern space in downtown Tucson. We feature meats, ice cream and beer. We are super kid-friendly and have something for everyone.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 285 people are saying
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CharleneM
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Ordered 2 different drinks and 2 different plates. Both instances was 1 good 1 bad. So I’m not sure how I’ll go back

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Kcasey
San Diego
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, yummy ice cream, great service. Def will go back

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vipFrankF
Tucson
90 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed a lovely dinner, sitting outside at the HUB. Roasted corn and avocado salad was great! Sometimes a little noisy being outside right on busy Congress St, but still comfortable. Service was prompt and our waiter was super cool.

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SashaM
Las Vegas
15 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience3

Server was great. Food amazing. But there were so many flies it was impossible to finish your food. You had to be shooing the flies away just very gross and uncontrollable.

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vipAnneB
Tucson
21 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place for dinner before the show 😊

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vipMarkB
Tucson
74 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This was our second visit. Disappointed with the service two years ago and vowed not to return. However, we decided to give it another try. Complete 180 today with superb service. We had the lamb burger, Mac & cheese, watermelon shrimp salad, fried calamari, and fish & chips. All good choices with exception of the lamb burger. The temperature was well done instead of medium as ordered. Server requested the chef re-do the order, but to avail. We were comped for this order and we totally didn't expect it. Cocktail options were also good. Ordered ice cream to go (rocky balboa and salted caramel) and they were both wonderful.

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MeechieB
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit and we enjoyed it thoroughly - even with our 2-year old granddaughter along. Our server was friendly and humorous, the atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed, yet it felt like we were in a nice restaurant. All of our meals (salmon, pasta, salad and sandwich) were flavorful and large portioned, and the cheese curds were fantastic. How fun to have delicious ice cream (including a dairy-free option) delivered right to our tables. We'll definitely be back, especially with out of town guests.

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AmberD
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. Great food and atmosphere. The ice cream was delicious too.

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Random1
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great cocktails and food. The grilled watermelon & shrimp salad and Elote creamy pasta were very tasty. We'd go back and both of those again!

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Molley
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was fantastic, our waiter, awesome. I ordered a bottle of red wine and it came open, stirred up, very cold, and smelled slightly stale (corked smell). I had ordered pinot, which can be slightly chilled, but it was cold to the point of tasting like dirt and nothing like a California pinot, it wasn't even a clear red, but murky. The waiter did take it back and bring me a "new" bottle, still the same... I was then told all the wines were on draft. Ok, I like the idea of saving on bottles, but a $38 bottle of pinot should not crappy wine. Then, because I didn't drink it all, I was told I could not take it with me because the bottles were reused. The treatment of the wines and not allowing them to be taken out of the restaurant should be something noted in advance of purchase. The rest of the meal was fantastic, we had cheese curds (amazing, the cheese was creamy, the breading light and tasty), chicken pasta (loved it, huge portion) and potpie (super yummy). We also had ice cream which tasted like... ice cream. Over all we had a nice birthday dinner, the restaurant is a bit too loud, making it difficult to easily have a conversation.

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BryanS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good family meal spot.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
11 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

We started dinner at the Hub with excellent customer service. We were all thirsty from a day of hiking around Tucson, and our water glasses were promptly refilled. By the end, I think the staff was overwhelmed. I would recommend the ice cream but not the apple crisp.

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Kelle
Phoenix
45 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am very impressed with how the Hub is following Covid protocols. All of the staff wore masks and made our group feel comfortable. They have a great outdoor area for dining which made us feel even safer. The best thing about the Hub is the food though! I had the cod po'boy and tots and they were fantastic. One of my companions wanted a burger without a bun and the server offered to wrap it in lettuce instead. That attention to customer needs is excellent.

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SunshineH
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in Tucson. Great atmosphere. Delicious food. Drinks are a vig small

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Localdiner
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great dinner Friday night at the Hub. Good social distancing protocols. The food was very good and priced appropriately. Great service.

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vipdesertdiner2
Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great taste to the food as always.

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KristenT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. Had a great evening. Would recommend.

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vipCarrieW
Tucson
16 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Haven’t been here in a long time but was pleasantly surprised how great the food was.

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Gina
Tucson
3 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I ordered the Lobster Mac and Cheese. It was delicious but skimpy on the lobster. The lobster pieces probably were six small bites. I have had Cajun shrimp mac n cheese at another place and their bowl was not only cheaper ($7.50) but also larger (twice as much) of course that was five years ago - not pandemic times! So I totally understand what restaurants are going through just to stay alive. I do plan to go back, loved the music and being able to sit outside on a perfect afternoon. My friend had the avocado salad with Salmon on it and she loved it! All together we had a great afternoon.

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vipJoanne
Tucson
69 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We have always loved Hub Downtown so when they finally reopened due to COVID shutdown we had to go to support them.
I feel bad to say my food was just good. The flavors were very good but my Mac and cheese pasta was too hard. They used orecchiette pasta which takes longer to cook.
It wasn’t as creamy as usual. In saying that it still tasted good.
My husband had the carbonara and said it was good. He did ask for more grated cheese but the waiter brought out shredded cheddar cheese. When we said something he responded that’s all we have. But our friend had a Caesar salad which has grated parmigiana cheese. We explained it to him. He should have known the different cheeses for dishes. He finally figured it out and brought us correct cheese. All is good.
Overall a great place and will always eat at The Hub. Food and ice cream thumbs up.

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vipMelissaS
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always eat at Hub when we visit Tucson. Great food and a great ambiance. Love this lively, fun place. Gotta get some ice cream too!

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Sangria Fria is the bomb! You should sell that by the bottle :) Haven’t been to HUB in a while and we’ve always liked the food, and since it was fall, went with chicken pot pie, some avocado crab toast, house salad with chili lime dressing and of course the ice cream! Service was excellent, clean tables, appropriate social distancing. Very nice dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience1

I just wish we were asked where we wanted to sit for the reservation not always a fan of sitting outside if the seating is not comfortable so that was the only downside of the experience

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65th
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Group of 6 friends decided to head downtown for lunch after a round of golf. The HUB is the perfect place for a wonderful social lunch. The food was excellent and service superb. Every was very pleased with their meals. We’ll certainly be back.

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Joseph
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived late to our reservation from a flight delay yet we were still taken care of like family. Felt like we were in a different city all together. Also do not get me started with the ice cream so good. We are there twice for dinner and did not regret it.

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OpenTable Diner
Tucson
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing experience as usual! Glad their back open!

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vipEliz
Tucson
17 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food is always fabulous! There are so many great choices and variety.

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OpenTable Diner
Hong Kong
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Used to be a great place to go. Felt like everyone’s first day working in a restaurant. Forgot multiple orders, food was average, beer was sour.

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vipRENE
Phoenix
44 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were happy the hub reopened it is one of our favorite places to visit we ordered the HH curds my son order the enchiladas my wife ordered the salmon and I ordered the carbonara with shrimp and crab . You were happy to see that the service and food was still excellent or server was Very polite and knowledgeable about the menu we cannot wait to revisit the hub

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AndyS
Tucson
12 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We needed a quiet space for a meeting and Corey placed us in a side room that was perfect. Very accommodating.

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SteveC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hub has fantastic food. We take all of our out of town guests to The Hub for their pot pies and all their delicious food. Our favorite place for special occasions too.

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vipVandra
Tucson
287 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

I hadn't visited Hub in years, and unfortunately it seems to have gone downhill. The service was polite but unremarkable, and the food was very pricey for what you received. There are many better places that are more reasonably priced to get tastier, quality food.

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vipHaardrock1141
Phoenix
149 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This meal was excellent and service matched. It's a great place for a business lunch or lunch with your loved ones. If you are downtown in Tucson, don't miss out on The Hub.

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MartyK
Tucson
59 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The Hub is one of the staples of downtown Tucson. The food is always good, and the ice cream is a special treat with many creative flavors.

This was a lunch visit, and the waiter, who has served us before, was excellent. He was very accommodating and seemed to be back at exactly the right times.

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KristiC
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hub has a great assortment of amazing food! I have never had anything there that I didn’t love! I highly recommend the salmon. The ice cream flavors are fantastic as well! We love this place!

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MichaelP
Tucson
6 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined here for the first time today during lunchtime and absolutely loved everything. The ambiance was amazing, loved the modern feel, exposed red brick, bar, lighting and cleanliness. The food, drinks and service were all extraordinary. All of us will certainly return in the near future.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for Impossible burger. They no longer can get Impossible, are now serving Beyond Burger, but was very tasty and staff was attentive and friendly.

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HarrietD
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, healthy options and the ice cream is amazing!! Hip environment but very family friendly! We will be back.

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vipKate
San Diego
31 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely table outside in perfect weather with a friend from out of town. Hub helped our guest fall in love with Tucson.

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IGibson
Tucson
11 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Wonderful dining experience!

FAQs

HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (520) 207-8201.

HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery is rated 4.5 stars by 285 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.