Turns out US Fries is indeed closing, as we originally reported, today at 5 p.m.

US Fries is closing after all.

“After 5 p.m. today [July 31], US Fries will be vacant,” said US Fries manager Jason Asebrook.

Since there’s been conflicting information from official sources, here’s the timeline of events so you have a better idea of what’s going on.


US Fries on Fourth Avenue to Permanently Close July 30 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 25

US Fries manager Jason Asebrook confirmed over the phone that US Fries will permanently close their doors on Sunday, July 30, but was unable to provide any additional detail.

UPDATE: US Fries Owner Says He Has No Plans To Close Restaurant 5:02 p.m. Wednesday, July 26

US Fries owner Thomas Jones called to inform us that we had been misinformed and US Fries has no plans to close.

9:01 a.m. Monday, July 31

Customers told us that staff continued to communicate that US Fries is closing. We called Jones and left a voicemail. No response of yet. The US Fries restaurant phone number [(520) 622-8325] voice mailbox is full.

~11:45 a.m. Monday, July 31

Still no response from Jones — however, we visited US Fries in person, which was open. Asebrook confirmed in person that US Fries will be closed and vacant after 5 p.m. today.


Tucsonans looking for local poutine can visit Maynards Market & Kitchen, Cafe a la C’Art, and Prep & Pastry.

US Fries is located at 340 N. 4th Ave. For more information, visit usfries.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com.

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