35 Tucson Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Vivace Restaurant, Culinary Dropout - Tucson, Wildflower - Tucson
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Foothills, Midtown, Casas Adobes

Vivace Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Foothills
5,967 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
This restaurant always amazes me, what a gem in Tucson.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Tucson
78 people mentioned the Seafood Soup

Culinary Dropout - Tucson

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Midtown
1,328 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Fun
Server was super nice and place was really fun atmosphere.
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Tucson
30 people mentioned the Pretzel

Wildflower - Tucson

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Casas Adobes
3,796 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent food and service! Calamari was super tasty!! Servers were attentive.
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Tucson
83 people mentioned the Paella
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Bottega Michelangelo

$$$$·Italian·
Oro Valley
1,153 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
We enjoyed an amazing dinner out on the patio. The chocolate mouse cake is delicious!
94% recommended
Best Food in Tucson
22 people mentioned the Calamari

North Italia – Tucson

$$$$·Italian·
Foothills
2,889 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
It’s always a pleasure to dine at North Waiters are always the best! I love the Kale Salad. The outside seating is so pleasant and with the misters it’s very comfortable. I woulRead more
92% recommended
Best Value in Tucson
53 people mentioned the Calamari

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Tucson

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Tucson
1,914 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The staff at Sullivan’s really took great care of our evening. Our waiter was very friendly and always had great recommendations for what we should pair with our meal. The food wasRead more
82% recommended
Good for Groups in Tucson
56 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Oro Valley

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Oro Valley
1,659 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
As always in our experience, excellent service and excellent food. We have been coming here since they opened and it has always been good, but the existing management has pushed toRead more
95% recommended
Special Occasion in Tucson
99 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Tucson

$$$$·American·
Foothills
1,085 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Our meal was wonderful. We were finally able to meet up with friends and this was a first place option!! Our only issue was when our meal was delivered to the table....placed in Read more
94% recommended
Great for Lunch in Tucson
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Agave Restaurant at Desert Diamond Casino

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sahuarita
1,638 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were celebrating our friend's birthday and the staff made all of us feel very special. The food was awesome except the spinach salad was not special.
96% recommended
152 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Kingfisher Bar & Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Midtown
2,369 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Kingfisher is always a great dining experience. The food is fresh and menu selection available for all guests. Enjoy going to a Tucson Original and always having a good meal.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Tucson
56 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Pastiche Modern Eatery

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,606 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Anniversaries
I have always enjoyed delicious food and great service at Pastiche!
92% recommended
Best Service in Tucson
20 people mentioned the Fried Avocado

BIRD Modern Provisions & Bar

$$$$·American·
Casas Adobes
233 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
Extremely nice staff!
85% recommended
26 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Le Rendez-vous Bistro & Restaurant Francais

$$$$·French·
Foothills
1,559 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Best French restaurant in Tucson. Always good and the staff is wonderful.
96% recommended
52 people mentioned the Grand Marnier
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Harvest Oro Valley

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oro Valley
1,213 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
My friend took me to lunch for my 70th birthday. We were both impressed with the care that was taken with COVID 19 into consideration. Nothing on the table. The sliced Brussels sprRead more
98% recommended
46 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Caffe Torino - Oro Valley

$$$$·Italian·
Oro Valley
737 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Last great meal before AZ transitioned to take out only. Good and service we're both terrific. Hope all goes well for you during this difficult time.
88% recommended
11 people mentioned the Cioppino
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The Flying V at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

$$$$·Southwest·
Foothills
1,314 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Sitting outdoors at sunset at the Flying V is a Tucson experience not to be missed, even when you live here like we do! Add in the great food and wonderful service and you get the Read more
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Tucson
35 people mentioned the Tableside Guacamole
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Mama Louisa's Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
East Tucson
357 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Fantastic, family-style food!
89% recommended
10 people mentioned the Bread Sticks

Agustin Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Tucson
1,445 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
We greatly enjoyed the calamari, mussels, and AZ burger while sitting outside in the delightful courtyard. The service was exceptional and the bill very reasonable. We will return Read more
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Tucson
38 people mentioned the Calamari

Arizona Inn - Dining Room

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Midtown
1,738 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
The food was prepared to perfection and the staff were courteous and professional. Our service was excellent and we were not rushed at all. The overall experience was very positiveRead more
96% recommended
11 people mentioned the Fresh Fruit
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Tucson

$$$$·Steak·
Foothills
1,636 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
After trying all the local steakhouses, Flemings is by far our favorite place for a great steak. While certainly not inexpensive, it is worth every penny. I had a classic rib eyeRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Tucson
69 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Maynards Market + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Downtown Tucson
1,556 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I had the gnocchi and my friend had the red corn polenta. Best meal we’ve had in a long time. We’ll be back next time we’re in Tucson.
90% recommended
32 people mentioned the Poutine
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Harvest River

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Foothills
666 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
It was the final night at Harvest due to their closing. We had a wonderful time! As always. My husband is there often for lunch and it’s a top restaurant in Tucson. We were able toRead more
94% recommended
11 people mentioned the Short Rib
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47 Scott

$$$$·American·
Downtown Tucson
862 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Pre/post Theatre
Lovely patio, delicious food, great service and super safe!
91% recommended
29 people mentioned the Grilled Cheese

Piazza Gavi

$$$$·Italian·
Foothills
646 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
Another great evening at Gavis. Flavia always greets us and ensures we get the perfect table. The servers were very good and the food, as usual, was superb. The shrimp fra divalRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Tucson
6 people mentioned the Calamari

Feast - Tucson

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,882 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Notable Wine List
As always, Feast was fantastic. We travel to Tucson once a year, and our go-to restaurant is Feast. The food is creative and well-prepared. The staff is friendly and attentive. Read more
91% recommended
27 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Contigo Latin Kitchen

$$$$·Latin American·
Foothills
786 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fish of the day was swordfish and was excellent. My wife loved the Contigo Tacos.
92% recommended
Best Overall in Tucson
21 people mentioned the Paella

Caffe' Torino Foothills

$$$$·Italian·
Foothills
530 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Service very good and good ambience. Three persons enjoyed their past dishes. One person had halibut special and it was badly overcooked and dry.
92% recommended
6 people mentioned the Calamari
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Tavolino Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Foothills
2,093 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Awesome experience
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Tucson
17 people mentioned the Cioppino

OBON + Sushi + Bar + Ramen - Tucson

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown Tucson
226 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Everything was great!
91% recommended
Best Food in Tucson
10 people mentioned the Ramen
Table for 2 today

Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown Tucson
837 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
Great food, beer, and cocktails! Highly recommend!
96% recommended
19 people mentioned the Fennel Sausage
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Azul Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·American·
Foothills
545 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Cozy
We shared from the table d'hote option. Dinner was fabulous. We ate outside and even while 1500 drunks were conferencing (AA- no one was drinking 😉) the noise level was low. ServiRead more
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Tucson

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown Tucson
329 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Happy Hour
ra is great, the atmosphere is modern and somewhat soothing, the people are excellent and the food is amazing.
Hot Spot in Tucson
4 people mentioned the Calamari

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Tucson
2,183 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
As always we had an excellent time at Downtown Kitchen. Their calamari is amazing! We tried the meatballs and they were delish! Almost everyone at the table had the cornmeal catfisRead more
93% recommended
98 people mentioned the Calamari
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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Omni Tucson National Resort

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Tucson
968 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food. Steaks were perfectly prepared. Good for a special occasion or date night. Convenient parking.
93% recommended
Scenic View in Tucson
26 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar

$$$$·Barbecue·
West Tucson
203 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Groups
It was home delivery so we can’t really comment on noise level and ambience so we gave them top marks tone fair The BBQ is the best I have had in Canada! Excellent
100% recommended
12 people mentioned the Pulled Pork
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