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New Tucson restaurants and bars opened in summer 2021

After a tumultuous year for restaurants and bars caused by the coronavirus pandemic, these are the new spots opened in and around Tucson this summer...so far. We will be updating this list as more restaurants and bars are welcomed to town later this year. If we missed your favorite new place to eat, let us know at jtellez@tucson.com.
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Award-Winning Restaurant Closes For Good

Experiencing traditional Thai CuisineMadMax Chef/Unsplash. It’s been a difficult past year and a half for restaurants, both here in Tucson and around the world. Several fan-favorite and longstanding establishments have closed their doors here in the Old Pueblo, and while restaurants are currently allowed to function at full capacity, there will likely be more restaurants that simply are not able to withstand the financial impact from the extended closures. That list now includes one of the few Thai restaurants here in town.
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This popular downtown Tucson pizzeria is opening a 2nd location

A popular downtown pizzeria is opening a second location on the city's northwest side. Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink plans to open next month at 7262 N. Oracle Road. The expansion was planned for 2020, but the pandemic delayed the opening, said Courtney Fenton, managing partner of Reilly. In operation...
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Downtown Tucson's Senae Thai Bistro closes for good

After a tumultuous 18 months that included stops and starts to its dining services, the chef-owner of Senae Thai Bistro announced Wednesday that she was closing the restaurant for good after five years in downtown Tucson. Senae Thai, at 63 E. Congress St., joins a list of notable downtown restaurants...
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New spots to eat and drink around Tucson are in the works. Find out where.

If you’ve got the munchies, you’re in luck because Tucson’s food options continue to grow with several businesses opening new locations around town. Fork & Fire’s Neighborhood Wings LLC leased 2,000 square feet at 15318 N. Oracle Road. Jeramy Price and Joey Castillo, with Volk Co., represented the landlord, Golder Ranch Property LLC. Roger Breckenridge, of Long Realty Co., represented the tenant.
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La Estrella Bakery’s goodness is expanding on Tucson’s west side

La Estrella Bakery is opening its third location Saturday, July 31, just down the street from its west-side bakery in the Mercado San Agustin. But the new location at the old El Rio Bakery at 901 N. Grande Ave. is much more than a business venture for La Estrella’s Franco family: It’s a homecoming.
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Mexican Restaurant Opening in Oro Valley

Seis Kitchen opening in Oro ValleRoberto Carlos Roman/Unsplash. Seis Kitchen is one of those local success stories most enjoy hearing about. It started as a food truck almost a decade ago, as Jake and Erika Muñoz started selling food anywhere they could in Tucson. Then, eventually, with the success of their food truck, they turned their attention to a brick-and-mortar location on the west side of the city. They eventually went to open a second Seis Kitchen, and now, for anyone living in the Northwest side of metro Tucson, a brand new Seis Kitchen will be opening up in Oro Valley.
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New Spaghetti Restaurant Opening in Tucson

Order your pasta by the bucketTacyra Autrey/Unsplash. Some days you just don’t feel like cooking, and yet there are days you don’t want to trek out to a restaurant either. Sure, there are more food ordering options now than ever before, but then you have to go through the process of asking everyone at home what they want, and it ends up being an entire chore. Instead, whether driving home from work or at home with nothing to eat, a new Tucson restaurant aims to help solve all these issues.
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This Tucson diner is spicing things up with alcoholic milkshakes

Little Anthony’s has long been a source of nostalgia for Tucsonans; a throwback to another time when Elvis Presley was king and actors like James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe dazzled on the silver screen. Since opening in 1987, one of the ’50s diner’s signature treats has been its...
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People Drive From All Over Arizona To Try The Mac’N Cheese Burger At Lindy’s On 4th

Have you ever been somewhere where you take that first bite of your food and it’s just pure paradise? There’s a little hole-in-the-wall in Tucson that’s exactly like that. Folks looking to experience culinary nirvana need to investigate Lindy’s On 4th, a long-time staple of Tucson’s bustling Fourth Avenue, to find out whether or not they do, indeed, serve the best burgers in southern Arizona. We think so, but of course, it’s up to you to be the judge!
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El Charro's summer shrimp specials offer a jumbo bargain

According to her great, great nephew, Monica Flinn likely spent the first summer at her new El Charro Café making pots of stew and tortillas to feed local construction workers. That was 99 years ago, and summer survival continues to be the hallmark of the season at each of El Charro’s Tucson locations.
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Eat spaghetti by the bucket at this Tucson restaurant coming soon

As a single father, Bret daCosta made a lot of spaghetti for his son. “I always told him, ‘If we could sell leftover spaghetti, we could make buckets of money,’” daCosta said. After some internet sleuthing in 2018, daCosta got advice on how to prepare spaghetti in bulk and leased...
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New Chicken Wing Restaurant Opening in Tucson!

New chicken wings coming you way.Chad Montano/Unsplash. Sometimes nothing hits the spot like the perfectly cooked and seasoned chicken wing. Whether it’s for a quick lunch before heading back to work or you order a mound of wings for you and your buddies to chow down on during the big game, chicken wings are hard to beat. And now, an all-new chicken wings joint is opening up here in Tucson, boasting some exciting flavors you’re not likely to find at any other restaurant here in town.
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Tucson favorite eegee’s opens 1st Valley location in Gilbert

The iconic Tucson-based fast food chain, eegee’s, beloved for its signature frozen fruit-flavored drinks and ranch fries has opened its first Valley location in Gilbert. Located at 3535 E. Baseline Road, the restaurant will open for dine-in and takeout, offering drive-through service, online ordering and contactless pick-up. Eegee’s was founded...