Here it is: your definitive guide to eats on Fourth Avenue. Just in time if you’re visiting for the Gem Show, the Fourth Avenue Street Fair, or just in town for the weekend.
ATHENS ON FOURTH
Want to be transported to the Greek Islands over dinner? Check out Athens on 4th for a taste of Greece, right here in Tucson. The menu includes traditional Greek fare, wines and desserts. Enjoy the sunshine out on their patio, a quiet enclave of tranquility, right off the hustle and bustle of the Avenue.
For more information about Athens on 4th, visit: fourthavenue.org/athenson4th.
THE B LINE
The B Line originally opened as a place to grab a beer and a burrito on the Avenue. It’s evolved to be so much more than that. The B Line has become a go-to spot for tacos, sandwiches, salads and desserts. The desserts are perhaps the biggest star on the menu, so if you’re craving something sweet, you won’t be disappointed. They also have an extensive selection of beer and wine available.
For more information about The B Line, visit: fourthavenue.org/the-b-line.
BISON WITCHES BAR & DELI
Bison Witches Bar & Deli has been a Fourth Avenue staple for decades. The menu is filled with sandwiches, soups, salads, and tasty appetizers. Don’t miss their classic special, a sandwich and a soup served in a bread bowl. Bison Witches also has a full bar menu, so if you’re looking for a cocktail with your meal, this is the place to go.
For more information about Bison Witches Bar & Deli, visit: fourthavenue.org/bison-witches.
BOCA TACOS Y TEQUILA
A trip to Tucson wouldn’t be complete without tacos, and BOCA Tacos Y Tequila has some of the best tacos in the area. They have over 20 different tacos on their menu, as well as specials and local favorites (like the BOCA balls) that you shouldn’t miss.
For more information about BOCA Tacos Y Tequila, visit: fourthavenue.org/boca-tacos-y-tequila.
BROOKLYN PIZZA COMPANY
Looking for something quick? Brooklyn Pizza Company is our go-to grab and go pizza joint. Giant slices are served all day and into the wee hours of morning, which is great for those late nights out. Grab a slice or whole pie at Brooklyn’s or have it delivered straight to your door.
For more information about Brooklyn Pizza Company, visit: fourthavenue.org/brooklyn-pizza-company.
Grab a cup of joe and a breakfast bite at Cafe Passe. One of the main draws to this Fourth Avenue gem is the charming patio. Filled with trees and shade, there is tons of outdoor seating tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Avenue. Don’t miss their killer breakfast sandwiches and craft coffee drinks.
For more information about Cafe Passe, visit: fourthavenue.org/cafe-passe.
CARUSO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
If you’re looking for pasta, head to Caruso’s for old school Italian favorites. The red checkered tablecloths, carafes of wine and house-made sauces make any meal at Caruso’s a memorable one. It’s been on the Avenue since the 1930’s and it’s bright neon sign has always welcomed visitors and Tucsonans alike. It’s a classic for a reason.
For more information about Caruso’s, visit: fourthavenue.org/carusos-italian-restaurant.
One of the best spots for high-end dining on the Avenue, The Coronet is the perfect place to have a fancy meal out. The menu is creative and changes often, so be sure to inquire about what’s new or a special. Also, the brunch at The Coronet is fantastic, so be sure to come back for breakfast sometime.
For more information about The Coronet, visit: fourthavenue.org/the-coronet.
THE DRUNKEN CHICKEN
What’s not to love about Chicken & Waffles? This pairing takes center stage on the menu at one of the Avenue’s newest spots, The Drunken Chicken. The sides and specials are excellent, with comfort classics like mac & cheese and mashed potatoes rounding out your options. But here’s what we really love, all the sauces! Tasty dipping sauces and flavor-infused syrups all you to make your meal your own.
For more information about The Drunken Chicken, visit: fourthavenue.org/the-drunken-chicken.
ERMANOS CRAFT BEER & WINE BAR
Headed into it’s third year on the Avenue, it’s easy to see why Ermanos is a favorite on Fourth Avenue. The restaurant is always bustling with activity, and the chefs often mix up the menu and specials. Favorites include the nachos with fermented salsas, burgers, and main dishes like fried chicken for those with an appetite. With an extensive and rotating beer selection, Ermanos is also a great place to sample a few of Tucson’s locally made brews.
For more information about Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar, visit: fourthavenue.org/ermanos/.
FOURTH AVENUE DELICATESSEN
Fourth Ave’s go-to spot for deli sandwiches and hot dogs is 4th Ave Deli. Sandwiches are available hot or cold, making this deli the perfect spot to grab something on the go. They also have daily specials, so be sure to check those out too.
For more information about 4th Avenue Deli, visit: fourthavenue.org/4th-avenue-delicatessen.
La Indita is brings traditional Mexican / Native American cuisine to the Avenue. Menu highlights include the fry bread tacos, chicken mole, chimichangas, and Taraxcan tacos. Don’t miss the house-made salsa and chips.
For more information on La Indita, visit: fourthavenue.org/la-indita.
LINDY’S ON FOURTH
Burgers, Burgers, Burgers! Lindy’s on 4th has some of the best (and most extreme!) burgers in Tucson. Their menu is full of crazy cool options, think burgers topped with Mac & Cheese or Peanut Butter. If you’re really feeling adventurous, try their “OMFG Challenge” a burger with six patties, cheese, and toppings. Good luck!
For more information on Lindy’s on 4th, visit: fourthavenue.org/lindys-diner-on-4th/.
MAGPIES GOURMET PIZZA
Check out Magpies for another pizza favorite on the Avenue, with more of a sit-down vibe than Brooklyn’s. Magpies has an amazing patio with lots of seating for great people watching on the Avenue. The pizzas are fantastic, but don’t miss the surprise menu favorite: the chicken wings. They also have live music on weekends on the patio to add to the ambiance.
For more information on Magpies, visit: fourthavenue.org/magpies-gourmet-pizza/.
MARTINS COMIDA CHINGONA
Martin’s Comida Chingona has been a staple on the Avenue for Mexican food for years. Tacos (are always) a good choice here, and the mole chicken tacos in particular are outstanding. Don’t skimp on the house-made salsa.
For more information about Martin’s Comida Chingona, visit: fourthavenue.org/martins-comida-chingona/.
TALLBOYS BREAKFAST AF
Think beyond breakfast. TallBoys Breakfast AF has quickly become one of Tucson’s favorite restaurants on the Avenue. They serve breakfast all day for those who believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Sandwiches and burgers are alternative menu highlights, and of course, all their meals should be paired with your favorite tall boy of beer. TallBoys is also open until 2 a.m. everyday, so it’s perfect for a late-night bite.
For more information about TallBoys Breakfast AF, visit: fourthavenue.org/tallboys.