Where to Eat in Tucson When Someone Else is Paying the Bill

If you have parents from out of town, let them express their love by treating you to an indulgent meal.

Good food is worth good money but not all of us can afford a special occasion meal every day.

If you have parents from out of town or some other personal benefactor in your life, let them express their love by treating you to an indulgent meal at one of these fancy restaurants in Tucson.

Just don’t forget to thank them.

Fancy Brunch

Brunch at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Brunch at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Even if you can happily live off $5 breakfast burritos, treat yourself to a bounty of mimosas, avocado toast, and all the other millennial favorites, all prepared with the finest ingredients.

Read our article Feasts, Views & Mimosas: 6 Fancy Sunday Brunch Buffets.

Dinner

Lobster Tamalada at Charro del Rey (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Lobster Tamalada at Charro del Rey (Credit: Jackie Tran)

If it’s too late for brunch, you’re sure to have a stellar dinner at one of these restaurants. Whether it’s a date, birthday, or another special occasion, they’ll know how to treat you right.

Furthermore, this list includes a wide range of options all around Tucson. Look forward to creative weekend specials, seafood feasts, classy steakhouses, beautiful patios, and more.

Read our article Date Night in Tucson: 34 Places to Take Someone Special.

Opulence

Shellfish Sampler at PY Steakhouse at Casino Del Sol (Photo courtesy of PY Steakhouse)

Shellfish Sampler at PY Steakhouse at Casino Del Sol (Photo courtesy of PY Steakhouse)

Ever share a seafood tower? A whole roast suckling pig? Want truffles grated over everything?

Well, darling, you have some choices. Luxury resorts and casinos know how to work magic around Tucson.

Read our article 10 of the Most Luxurious Dishes in Tucson.

Where do you like to eat with your parents? Let us know in the comments.

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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