Tucson, Arizona has a lively bar scene in its downtown district. Read ahead for our guide to the 10 best bars in Tucson.
Serving varieties of gourmet pizzas, from arugula and proscuitto to vegan slices, Reilly offers a relaxing experience. The beer garden in the back hosts 40 rotating tap bees with more than eight tap wines. The garden has both indoor and outdoor seating, with communal style tables perfect for large groups. This place features some of the best beers of the season from all over the country.
101 E Pennington St Tucson, AZ 85701 520–882-5550
The trendy downtown bar features a creative, lively menu with specialty cocktails and American cuisine. During happy hour from 4pm-6pm, you can get $2.50 beers, mole fries with pork, tacos, $5 glasses of wine and $4.50 select cocktails. Vodka cocktails, tequila, gin and rum drinks are served. Try their ‘cuban sunset’ made with habanero-infused vodka, passionfruit puree and smile syrup. Beer drinkers can find a wide selection of drafts and bottles.
Barrio has an extensive list of beers. The brewery sells 12 drafts, including Barrio blonde, American pale ales and their mocha java stout, brewed with Euro-espresso roasted coffee. Happy hour includes half off spinach and artichoke dips, buffalo wings and $1 off all drinks. Try out their big soft pretzels, ‘beer sponges,’ that come in twos and are great for soaking up their IPA. Menu items, like burgers, come in well-sized portions.
800 E 16th St Tucson, AZ 85719 520-791-2739