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About Kingfisher Bar & Grill

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.

2564 E. Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Tucson

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(520) 323-7739

Website:
http://kingfishertucson.com/

Entertainment:
Offered Monday and Saturday night from 9pm to midnight. Jazz format.

Catering:
Please call for details.

Parking Details:
Parking available in lot behind or in front of building.

Private Party Facilities:
Green Room will accommodate up to 50 people. Please call for details.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Kingfisher Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (52)
Special Occasion (49)
Creative Cuisine (48)
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Good for Anniversaries (41)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Good for Birthdays (39)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Casual (33)
Worth the Drive (31)
Business Meals (27)
Romantic (24)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Cozy (23)
Good for Groups (21)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Authentic (21)
Bar Seating (20)
Healthy (20)
Notable Wine List (20)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Seasonal (13)
Great for Lunch (12)
Comfort Food (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Fun (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Live Music (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Hot Spot (4)
People Watching (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 17 hours 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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 (Phoenix)·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.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Tucson)·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!

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·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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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 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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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

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

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Orange County)·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!

Tags: Live Music
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 6 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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 6 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....

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Casual, Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

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

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 7 days ago

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.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 12, 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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 11, 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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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 11, 2018

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

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 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.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on February 7, 2018

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

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 6, 2018

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

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Great food and atmosphere

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We invited another couple from Phoenix who were here for SAACA's SAVOR Saturday evening to join us at Kingfisher. The food and service were as expected - always fabulous. They loved their first experience and particularly the oysters. All the three fish dishes (two of us ordered the trout) were amazing. Great wine selection. A great evening was enjoyed by all.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great food, service and value. We are repeat cuttomers, and will return.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Fun
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 (Tucson)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Nice late night menu options

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Kingfisher has a fun, upscale-ish but casual vibe and some very decent seafood. Great for Saturday night dinner! Oysters and king crab legs were great.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great food and service!

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 (Western NC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Your staff was very helpful in making all of the arrangements that I requested.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We had a lovely and lovely dinner with friends. Never rushed, yet we were there for several hours. Always delightful.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Waitress was awesome and food was fabulous ‘

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 30, 2018

One of our favorites. Lot's of regular menu items to love but generally always one or two specials you can't resist. Consistent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great food and atmosphere at Kingfishers. Its one of Tucson's best restaurants.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Tucson)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great food as usual ... Very noisy as usual ... I enjoy eating at Kingfisher because the menu doesn't change except for the specials

Tags: Healthy
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Food was excellent. Restaurant was crowded. Parking was a challenge. Service was good. Tiny men’s restroom.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Kingfisher is one of our favorite restaurants in Tucson. But last Saturday night for the first time, our main course left a lot to be desired. My husband and I had the Hawaiian fish. It was dry inside, almost crisp on the outside. Almost no taste at all. Such a disappointment. The other 4 people with us had no complaints about their dinner.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our wait for dinner from ordering time to being served was an hour.
The place is exceptionally noisy. And, the food is only average.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Kingfisher is one of our go tos in Tucson. The fish is always fresh and delicious. And the staff does an excellent job-friendly and efficient.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 27, 2018

As always we had a great Saturday night dinner at the Kingfisher. Food was excellent (smoked trout, lamb shank and pork chops). Wine was also very nice. Service was very attentive and friendly. We enjoyed our dinner very much.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Awesome starter and meals- Mussels, Hawaiian macadamia crusted fish and pork chop special. Excellent service throughout the meal. Best seafood in Tucson!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

we both had the evening specials and were very pleased. If you are in Tucson and want a fish dinner, this is the place to be!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 26, 2018

As always the fish dishes were great (especially the Arctic Char special). Excellent waitress despite the busy evening. Desert was outstanding.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Loved this place. Cool ambiance but great seafood. Will go every time we are back in Tucson. Seafood specials were exceptional as well as fish and chips.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The menu has shortened since our last visit. Disappointing selection of seafood, which is why we go to Kingfisher.

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