Culinary Dropout - Tucson
Melt into the comfortable chairs at Culinary Dropout where craft beer, games, and live music await. Treat yourself to amped-up appetizers like our Soft Pretzels sprinkled in sea salt and served with a provolone fondue and crowd favorites like our 36-hour pork ribs, or just enjoy the mood with an ice-cold local beer or signature craft cocktail.
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Buttermilk biscuit, smashed potato
Korean Style Ribeye
zucchini, wild mushrooms, ginger chili sauce
summer corn, grilled asparagus, blistered tomato, garden herb pesto
Fun especially for a group or a date! Salmon was amazing, goes well with a mule! The candy bar dessert was also to die for!!
We had a great time and fantastic meal! Lots of comfort food on the menu, plus some creative cocktails. This place is huge!!! Something for everyone!
The food was bland and the drinks were way overpriced. I was disappointed that our server never even acknowledged our anniversary; even though we said it 3 times. Nothing special and we were super annoyed that the food was so bland; that hasn’t been our previous experiences.
My husband and I visited Culinary Dropout while visiting Tuscon. The food was good, the service was friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was laid back and trendy.
My husband's dinner was cold mine got forgotten. Came 10min after everyone's. My friend ordered onions out without bread and cheese on it. First it came with cheese and bread sent it back, second time came with just cheese we just scooped it out.
Everything was good but the music was a bit loud.
Delicious brunch with a friend. Loved the passion fruit mimosa!
Amazing food and drinks, a little on the pricey side. Waiters and waitresses do take awhile to get to you for orders though, all in all I’ve enjoyed this restaurant every-time I’ve came
Dinner and drink were great. I would have given it five stars for everything except the DJ was way too loud and we had to yell across the table to be able to hear each other. Wasn’t a good night to go if you were just trying to catch up with some friends. Felt more like a night club
Patio is great, so are the cocktails. Love this place
Awesome place. A little loud. Great food, drinks, and service.
Great space. Inventive menu. Sweet waitress but not that attentive so our food sat before delivery. Chicken in my salad was hard as a rock but other ingredients were nice.
We get this restaurant a second chance and we are glad we did, the ambulance was very nice and the restaurant was full, the food was very good but the service was somewhat lacking in speed, although the servers were very friendly everything was slow.
I would definitely recommend this restaurant specially at night, either for a bar run or restaurant, with family or friends, for small or large groups.
We are the ribs, a hamburger, bbq wings, and some appetizers, and left nothing on the table - ended up eating more than we wanted to.
I love this space! Very cool indoor and outdoor seating
The food was great and it’s a cool place but the patio was cold and it took a few tries to get someone to bring a heater over. One was brought over near the end of our meal.
Went for dinner at 8:30 pm and they were out of the Korean Rib Eye and skirt steak entrees and the house made potato chip appetizer.
Excellent food and drinks, with excellent service! Awesome vibe and culture.
The service was terrible. We waited very long to get our first round of drinks. We ordered a 2nd round when our meal came and we were finished eating by the time they came (apparently an issue with the ticketing system). No apology or discount given.
We had a reservation for our family (adults + teenagers) at 7pm. It was so loud we could't speak to each other. Seemed a bit early for a DJ and was more like a night club than a family dinner. Very disappointed.
I guess I'd rather go during the week as the atmosphere is usually great and the food as well.
Culinary Dropout is one of our favorites. Great menu, good service, powerful drinks. Can be a bit loud as this past Saturday evening they had a DJ who was 'not on the level of the food'. Sam has another hit restaurant concept.
Great service. Curry was amazing. Best since I was in Asia
We were seated promptly by a friendly hostess. Our waiter greeted us immediately and took our drink order. He made some good suggestions. We ordered garlic bread as an appetizer and it was excellent. Our entrees were ribs, wedge salad and chopped salad. All were excellent. Our waiter was attentive and efficient. Great meals and service.
Good service, drinks, and food. The Margarita por favor is great as always.
Absolutely outstanding, great atmosphere!
Great food, great atmosphere... even during covid! Will definitely be back again!
Great ambience, delicious food, and tasty drinks!!!!
Our server was amazing and the food was really good. Fun atmosphere. Miss the games that you could play but assuming, yet another Covid change. We will be back!
I made reservations “on the patio” which I found out really didn’t exist when I arrived. It was a big room packed full of people. There were a bunch of people not wearing masks walking around. There also were really strong fans blowing around the restaurant which is a great way to spread an airborne virus. My recommendation is to not come if you’re not trying to get COVID. We ended up taking our food to go since we felt unsafe. The margaritas were great though and the food was pretty good.
Excellent service, good food, not too noisy, and wonderful social distancing
Brittany waited on us and she was fantastic.
Went for my 1yr Marriage Anniversary and the staff couldn’t care less. Burned our food once and the 2nd time was DRENCHED in sauce and undercooked. Don’t take someones food back after you burn it, and then bring it out Raw. What the heck is wrong with your staff? Entitled I imagine. Needless to say, STAY AWAY AND NEVER RETURN, if you’ve already been. They get worse and worse each month!
Service was great. We had the chopped salad, meatloaf and ribs. All were delicious, highly recommend!
Server was super nice and place was really fun atmosphere.
Still had to wait even though we had a reservation. Did not like that.
Great experience. Plan to go back.
This was our first time coming to this restaurant! I’m certainly glad we decided to reserve a table otherwise we would’ve waited more than 30 minutes to get a seat! I love the decor and the ambience, however it was a bit loud! The food was very good, our server was a little lax on occasion but they had food runners bringing things out when she wasn’t available so we were OK with that! However the prices are a tad bit expensive compared to what I was thinking they were going to be for the type of food that it is but the food was exceptionally good!
We will be back!
Sat in the patio area, which can get loud. Overall great food. Service is what it is with Servers trying to not be at your table too long. But she remembered to come around and fill water glasses when needed.
Went to lunch with my daughters, their first time...and we loved the food + games. All of the waitresses and waiters were amazingly attentive.
Drinks and brunch go hand in hand. Service was good. Great location to watch football games
Fun spot for college kids but food was bland, boring and not memorable. Our table ordered the pretzel balls, fish and chips, turkey sandwich, pepperoni french bread pizza, vegan curry. All super boring - no spice, no excitement, nothing unique. Additionally the music was loud with a DJ spinning. More of a club environment filled with college kids. The decor was cool, and the service was good. My spicy margarita was ok but again, bland and I have had better. No need to come back to this place - lots of tastier options if you are hungry. I would come back for a drink though.
I’ve always had great food and service here. We’re lucky to have it here in Tucson.
Culinary Dropout - Tucson offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (520) 203-0934.
Culinary Dropout - Tucson is rated 4.6 stars by 1359 OpenTable diners.
Culinary Dropout - Tucson does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.foxrc.com/gift-cards/.
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.