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Kingfisher Bar & Grill

4.7
1379 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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Kingfisher is an American Grill specializing in fresh Seafood. Menu changes seasonally. Winner of Wine Spectators Award of Excellence. Lunch Dinner, Late night. A local favorite for 14 years running.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(520) 323-7739
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Green Room will accommodate up to 50 people. Please call for details.
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Catering
Please call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tucson
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Parking details
Parking available in lot behind or in front of building.
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Entertainment
Offered Monday and Saturday night from 9pm to midnight. Jazz format.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1379 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined a day ago

The two of us had the monk fish special with asparagus and wild rice. Delicious! Perfectly cooked and seasoned. Kingfisher always has good service and food.

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DLoew 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

I have been coming to this restaurant for years. I have never been disappointed. The service , the food And the drinks are all wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Kingfisher never fails to please. Service is the best in Tucson. Food may be a little pricey but worth it for a special occasion. Noise level is a little high for my taste but manageable.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

We were seated promptly, the waiter was very good and cocktails excellent. The main course was not hot , almost room temperature. Between 2 people it cost $200.00 with tip so would have expected main course to be exceptional.

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JeanValJeanNAZ (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Another AWESOME meal at the Kingfisher. Loved the grilled and chilled shrimp, scallops with risotto, and Caesar salad. Great liquor and wine list. Best seafood in Tucson. You can’t go wrong with anything here.

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OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our Valentine's Day dinner was as good as we anticipated. Special menu items were excellent. We've never been disappointed at Kingfisher!

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vipOffnight (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Always good service. Had beef tenderloin in a delicious sauce. We love this restaurant. They also have the best ribs in town.

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KathyO (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We were fortunate to use a gift certificate so it made our lunch even more enjoyable. 😊

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Hilly (Orange County)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

We dined on Fat Tuesday. It was a great fun environment. Our food was delicious and we had the special New Orleans menu items. Everything was good with the exception of dessert. We were very disappointed in our $15 bananas foster for two. I use the plural word "bananas" loosely. The dessert was prepared table side. I expected to enjoy more than half a banana in the dessert. What a shock! The mixture was served with two scoops of vanilla ice cream. When the preparer poured the warm banana mixture into the frozen cold dish it congealed and got very hard right away. Wish we had ordered the bread pudding for our sweet treat!

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kbud (Tucson)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

This was a first time visit for us. We decided to check out Kingfishers for the Mardi Gras event . Great music, energy, service and food! We could definitely make this an annual event. Plan on going back.

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vipForeverFoodie (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We've been to Kingfisher three times now and have had excellent experiences every time. This review will highlight our February 13, 2018, visit that featured a Mardi Gras menu along with the regular menu. One word: outstanding! This was probably the very BEST meal I've had in years.

The food. With an appetizer of Baked Oyster Storyville with warm bread/butter, and glasses of Pinot Grigio, our taste buds were delighted with only a desire for more NOLA food. We ordered the jambalaya and crawfish etoufee and I have to say that this was the best jambalaya I've ever had! With shrimp, Andouille sausage, and ham with the expert use of Cajun spices, the melding of flavors would satisfy any aspiring Creole or Cajun. The crawfish etoufee was also a solid dish featuring a dark roux and abundant crawfish.

Then ... there was dessert. King Cake and Bananas Foster. Like a cinnamon roll but with Mardi Gras coloring, this was perfectly baked and presented -- and with a baby inside. I won a T-shirt. Very proud moment. :-) The Bananas Foster was also made in front of us, flaming and all, and you can never get enough of that...

The staff. From the greeter to the servers to everyone, Kingfisher clearly knows how to treat customers well and appreciate their business. Great job, gang!!

Kingfisher is one of my favorite restaurants in Tucson and I know we'll go there again and again....

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vipTucsonGJ (Milwaukee)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

One of our favorite places in Tucson, the Kingfisher never disappoints. Food was superb, service excellent.. You can't go wrong with the Kingfisher.

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vipletsgoeat (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We were in Tucson for the hiking and found this with Open Table--a good thing, as we otherwise would have either missed it or driven on. The food and service were excellent. The appetizers we tried were shrimp cakes with lemon horseradish aioli (mmmm) with sriracha drizzled on top (probably should have asked for sriracha on the side) and baked oysters Rockefeller--also good.

The main course was Scottish salmon with another excellent lemon aioli. Very nice.

wine list recommendations were spot on.

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vipAlbarinoWineGreat (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Service was very good. The menu included interesting choices! The food was good but nothing to rave about. We go to Tucson once a year to visit family and friends, and this is not a restaurant I would chose again.

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vipashrkyle (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants in Tucson and the best seafood without question. You cannot go wrong with any item on the menu but I love to get the daily specials. Get the grilled shrimp as an appetizer, you won’t be sorry!

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vipELMJ (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Overall a very nice meal. The service was below normal, busy nite...U of Az basketball ball game

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Likestoeat (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Our food was amazing and the wine that our server selected was superb. The service was great, just the right amount of time to talk before everything came out. We had a wonderful meal and will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Tucson)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

The food here is excellent. The French Fries are Gluten Free!

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Tasty fish and cole slaw but they need to work on their fries (chips)

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vipJANDR (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Great food and atmosphere

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