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Gentle Ben's Brewing Company

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Great patio, nice atmosphere, good food!

Fun spot for lunch midday during college visits. Parents and kids. Carnitas tacos were great! Quick... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angela H
via mobile
Family dinner

The server was swamped with the other tables and only came over to check on the table a couple of... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Brooke O
Marquette, Kansas
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4 days ago
“Great patio, nice atmosphere, good food!”
Jan 22, 2018
“Great beer- great food-great location on campus ”
Home of all things Wildcats #BEARDOWN. Serving up a family-friendly atmosphere, quality food, and award winning craft beer in the heart of Main Gate Square, on University Ave, since 1971.
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865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-5046
West University
+1 520-624-4177
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun spot for lunch midday during college visits. Parents and kids. Carnitas tacos were great! Quick walk from campus mall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angela H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Two couples attending a performance at Centennial Hall, just a block away. Fun spot for beer and food (vegetarian options). Outside seating so you can watch the action on the street, or cozy inside too.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 2love2bike
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great Sports Bar at the center of the University of Arizona. Great sandwiches and adult beverages. In walking distance to the U of Football Stadium. Friendly service and we were there on a Saturday Afternoon and they were really busy but servers were very good.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Larry W
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Gentle Ben’s if you are near the University of Arizona campus. We had the chips with artichoke dip, Chicken wings and Asian egg rolls all were excellent. Craft Beer wise we tried the Stout and the Blonde both were very good.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rebels3941
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went to a Broadway show at Centennial and were looking for a place to eat afterwards. Most of University Blvd was packed and extremely loud (thinking it might have been Rush Week). Gentle Ben's was busy but not packed, and the ambiance was much...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ArizonaMouse
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The server was swamped with the other tables and only came over to check on the table a couple of times. The server hasn't came over to refill my glass of water and only checked on the table 2 times.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Brooke O
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Great beer menu, both the Tucson Blonde and the NCAALE we're great, I just wish I could get a full pint of my beers. I like the dark beers and I keep getting the 10 ounce sippy cups 😒 we stop here on ALL our...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank HannanBrowne
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Really good happy hour (3-6) cocktail and beer menu. Had two of their signature cocktails and they were really good (especially the desert Manhattan, a bourbon with agave and lemon) and buddy had two of their beers, and the white IPA was awesome (even to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank jbacon84
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We could not stand the loud music and left before ordering. The menu appeared sparse and not worth the time or money.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I went to lunch here with three friends. It took 40 minutes from our arrival to get seated (5 minutes) place our order (5 minutes) and be served (30 minutes). When a member of our party complained to the waitress later, she became defensive and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
7  Thank Rumples
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