27 February, 2020, 00:42

Guide to 109 restaurants open on Monday (MAP)

Start the week off right.

Whether you launch out of bed at the start of the week or have a secret hatred for Mondays, the food you choose to eat can affect your mood (and how you take on the day). Ditch the microwaveable monotony and start your week off with a bang at one of these local establishments. By popular request, here are the restaurants open on Monday in Tucson.

Here’s our map with over 100 Monday dining options. Hours are subject to change; contact the restaurant directly before visiting to confirm if they are open.

If you are experiencing issues with the map above, click here to visit the map directly.

We’re not featuring every restaurant from the map (…yet), but here are some notable restaurants that we’ve already featured in the past.

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1702

1702 E. Speedway Blvd.
Beer at 1702 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

IPA at 1702 (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m.  – 9 p.m.

1702 serves up massive slices of pizza to pair with unique beer infusions—a welcome addition to central Tucson and the university area. Grab your pizza cutter and get to work!

Read our June 2019 article Pints, personality & pizza by the slice at 1702.

For more information, visit 1702az.com

4th Avenue Delicatessen

425 N. Fourth Ave.
Cali.L.T. at 4th Avenue Delicatessen (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Cali.L.T. at 4th Avenue Delicatessen (Credit: Melissa Stihl)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

4th Ave. Deli is now under new ownership with an updated menu and fresh hours. Head on over to embrace the changes (and for affordable sandwiches, hot dogs or cannoli). It certainly stands out on the avenue.

For more information, visit 4thavedeli.com

American Eat Co.

1439 S. Fourth Ave.
Interior at American Eat Co. (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Interior at American Eat Co. (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. (coffee shop), 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (restaurants and bar)

American Eat Co. is an all-local southside food hall and destination for family lunches, work meetings, and remote workspaces with a variety of options for food and drink. This 10,000-square-foot space brings coffee, smoothies, ribs, gyros, beer, and sliders together in an environment that can be savored all afternoon. And food trucks Mariscos El Bochas, Monster Sonoran Hot Dogs, and Pops Hot Chicken recently joining the party, so what’s stopping you?

Read our January 2020 article Pops Hot Chicken, Monster Sonoran Hot Dogs, Mariscos El Bochas join American Eat Co.

For more information, visit americaneatco.com.

Barrio Brewing Co.

800 E. 16th St.

Bar at Barrio Brewing Company (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Barrio Brewing Co. is a well-established brewery in Tucson that offers local beer also distributed around Arizona. The food menu ranges from Buffalo Wings and a Pulled Pork Sandwich to the Pollo Pesto Panini and The Fire Starter burger. Suggested beer pairings include Citrazina IPA, Barrio Rojo, Barrio Blonde or Nolan’s Porter Ale, respectively.

As of January, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) has gone into effect and will turn over the entirety of the brewery’s ownership to its employees.

Read our November 2019 article Barrio Brewing Co.: Producer of Tucson’s longest brewed beer.

For more information, visit barriobrewing.co.

Beaut Burger

267 S. Avenida del Convento
Kerry Lane at Beaut Burger (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Kerry Lane at Beaut Burger (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

If you’re looking to embrace delectable, wholesome food that screams weekend vibes, stop scrolling—you’ve found it.

Located in the MSA Annex, Beaut Burger produces a 100% vegan/vegetarian menu consisting of plant-based burgers, hand-cut russet or sweet potato fries, and homemade limeade. Order at the window and find a seat in the airy Annex courtyard.

Read our October 2019 article If you haven’t visited MSA Annex yet, here’s what you’re missing.

For more information, visit beautburger.com

The B Line

621 N. Fourth Ave.
Carrot Cake at the B Line (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Carrot Cake at the B Line (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

From breakfast burritos and tall-stack crepe-like pancakes to hummus plates, pastas, and desirable desserts in a revolving display, this light-filled space on Fourth Avenue is just the delicious escape you need.

Read our April 2019 article Brunch Must-Have of the Week: Tall Stack of Pancakes.

For more information, visit thebline.xyz.

CERES

77 W. Washington St.
Sandwich at CERES

Sandwich at CERES (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CERES is a quaint, European-style to-go shop that sells fresh handmade pastas, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, and coffee in El Presidio. And the staff is friendly and warm. Open for breakfast and lunch, everything is made to order—try and get there before the lunch crowd.

Read our October 2019 article “CERES” brings fresh hand-made pasta & bread to El Presidio.

For more information, visit cerestucson.com.

Copper Rock Craft Eatery

445 S. Alvernon Way
Cheese plate at Copper Rock Craft Eatery (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Cheese plate at Copper Rock Craft Eatery (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Copper Rock Craft Eatery combines modern American cuisine with Southwestern influences, bringing beautifully presented, flavor-focused food and cocktails to Central Tucson.

Read our 2019 article Copper Rock Craft Eatery now open at DoubleTree on Alvernon (PHOTOS).

For more information, visit copperrockcrafteatery.com

Divine Bovine

1021 N. Wilmot Rd.
Burger at Divine Bovine (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Burger at Divine Bovine (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

This east-side burger joint sources fresh, local ingredients, and uses a blend of chuck, brisket, and short rib to make up the burger patties. Order a bucket of beers and enjoy a juicy burger, crispy buttermilk fried chicken sandwich or veggie adaption accompanied by double-fried fries.

Read our March 2019 article Burger & Beer-Focused “Divine Bovine” at Speedway & Wilmot Now Open.

For more information, visit divinebovineburgers.com

Empire Pizza & Pub

137 E. Congress St.
Elote pizza at Empire Pizza & Pub (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Restaurants open on Monday: Elote pizza at Empire Pizza & Pub (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 10 a.m. – midnight

Empire offers creative slices that will certainly provide sustenance on a late night out downtown. With Elote Pizza as an option, how could you resist the cheesy spiced aroma as you walk down Congress? Grab a quick slice, sip on a beer in the back pub or order a whole pizza to take home—we won’t tell a soul.

Read our December 2019 article 23 Spots For Late-Night Eats in Tucson.

For more information, visit empirepizzapub.com

Fini’s Landing

5689 N. Swan Rd.
Pork belly tacos at Fini's Landing (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Pork belly tacos at Fini’s Landing (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Northside neighborhood tavern Fini’s Landing focuses on suds and sports with beer on tap and plenty of big-screen televisions to root your team to victory. And good beer deserves good food—Fini’s has options for all palates. Bring the family or the crew from your fantasy league and enjoy the menu offerings in this sea-themed space.

Read our 2019 article Enter Fini’s Landing with fresh seafood & beer on tap in the desert.

For more information, visit finislanding.com.

Guadalajara Original Grill

1220 E. Prince Rd. • 7360 N. Oracle Rd.

Restaurants open on Monday: Main dining room and bar at Guadalajara Original Grill on Prince Road (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Within the vibrant Guadalajara Original Grill, traditional recipes and innovative dishes are served in shareable portions—as well as specialty margaritas you’ll want to keep ordering. With a location on Prince and another on Oracle, these indulgences are easily attainable.

Read our July 2019 article Fresh table-side salsa and weekly festivities at Guadalajara Original Grill.

For more information, visit guadalajaraoriginalgrill.com.

Kung Fu Noodle

3122 N. Campbell Ave.
Wontons at Kung Fu Noodle (Credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Wontons at Kung Fu Noodle (Credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 5 – 9 p.m.

This Chinese noodle house features bowls of handmade noodles consisting of varying veggies, meats, and spices. Let the flavors erupt in your mouth with the Spicy Interesting Noodles or the Spicy Pork Wontons.

Read our July 2019 article Guide to 6 Chinese noodle shops with craveable house-made noodles.

For more information, call (520) 881-7800. Keep up with Kung Fu Noodle on Facebook.

Mestizos

1118 W. St. Mary’s Rd.
Taco de Torito at Mestizos (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Taco de Torito at Mestizos (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Mestizos is a new restaurant within the Grande gastronomy stretch that offers twists—think taco shells—to traditional recipes. The food is made with passion, the interior is thoughtfully arranged, and they serve one-dollar fish tacos on Mondays—take advantage.

Read our December 2019 article Check out the chic interior & unique empanada-like tacos at newly opened Mestizos.

Keep up with Mestizos Restaurant on Facebook or follow Mestizos on Instagram

Mian Sichuan

4695 N. Oracle Rd.
Volcano Noodle Soup at Mian Sichuan

Volcano Noodle Soup at Mian Sichuan (Photo by Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Mian Sichuan has a compressed menu boasting dishes of sizable portions. With just a handful of noodle options and sides, such as the spicy Volcano Noodle Soup with a side of kimchi, Mian Sichuan gets straight to the point and delivers quality food.

Read our December 2019 article Xin & Qi Wang’s “Mian Sichuan” brings Chinese noodles, street food to Tucson.

For more information, visit miansichuan.com

Pappoule’s

7475 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Chef Suarez with Pappoule's Greek Food (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Restaurants open on Monday: Chef Suarez with Pappoule’s Greek Food (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Finding tasty and affordable Greek cuisine is easy with Pappoule’s in town. Quality ingredients and a focus on customer happiness keep Pappoule’s abuzz with regulars and newcomers each day. The Special Gyros Dinner Plate, Lamb Chops or Pastitsio are fantastic starting points.

Read our March 2019 article Pappoule’s: 30+ Years of Tender Gyros & Greek Flavors in Tucson.

For more information, visit pappoules.com

Polish Cottage

4520 E. Broadway Blvd.
Pierogi, Potato Pancakes, and Zurek at Polish Cottage (Credit: Chelsey Wade)

Pierogi, Potato Pancakes, and Zurek at Polish Cottage (Credit: Chelsey Wade)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Polish Cottage makes traditional Polish comfort food in a charming space that evokes a genuine sense of familial dining. Flavors of the “old country” resonate through the perogies, rice-stuffed cabbage, and potato pancakes.

Read our December 2018 article Polish Cottage Brings Comfort with Authentic House-made Dishes.

For more information, visit polishcottageaz.com.  

Rollies Mexican Patio

4573 S. 12th Ave.
Shrimp Flats at Rollies Mexican Patio (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Shrimp Flats at Rollies Mexican Patio (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Say hello to Sonoran Chicano food at Rollies. The menu features the likes of chicken, beef or cauliflower tacos, veggie tortas, burros, and flat shrimp enchiladas, all with Sonoran influences. The cozy patio vibe sets the tone for a casual, flavorful lunch or dinner.

Read our December 2018 article Nine on the Line: Chef Mateo Otero from Rollies Mexican Patio.

For more information, visit rolliestucson.com.

Selena’s Salvadorian Restaurant

2513 N. Campbell Ave.
Pupusa Regular at Selena's Salvadorian Food

Restaurants open on Monday: Pupusa Regular at Selena’s Salvadorian Food (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Selena’s is known for its pupusa variety—corn flatbread stuffed with ingredients like meat, cheese, beans, and spicy salsa. What started as a food truck quickly evolved into a brick and mortar location, all while delivering the same taste and feel that made Selena’s a popular and affordable choice.

Read our September 2019 article Selena’s brings Salvadorian food to former Desert Island Eatery space.

Keep up with Selena’s Salvadorian Restaurant on Facebook.

Senae Thai Bistro

63 E. Congress St.

Pad Ke Mow at Senae Thai Bistro (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 5 – 9 p.m.

Experience fine Thai dining at this downtown establishment. Fresh ingredients and sharp flavors bring the menu—which includes local beer and sophisticated wine options—to life. To start, get the Gai Kra Prow—minced chicken wok-fried with onions and garlic in basil-chili-oyster sauce—or Karee Gai—julienned chicken, potatoes and scallions, stewed in yellow curry and coconut milk.

Read our May 2018 article Tucson Thai chef Dee Buizer earns one of Thailand’s highest culinary honors.

For more information, visit senaethai.com

Sonoran Brunch Company

1060 S. Kolb Rd.
Huevos Rancheros at Sonoran Brunch Company

Restaurants open on Monday: Huevos Rancheros at Sonoran Brunch Company (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sonoran Brunch Co. is a dine-in and drive-thru brunch spot that took the place of the original Poco & Moms. With Sonoran influences like sweet corn waffles and chilaquiles on the menu, along with Asian influences sprinkled throughout, the newcomer is pushing its way into our hearts. The artistic menu has a space to match and friendly service to boot. Try the Huevos Chilaquiles or Red Chile Beef Burro.

Read our October 2019 article Sonoran Brunch Company to open at 22nd & Kolb on Halloween.

Keep up with Sonoran Brunch Company on Facebook

Tamarind

7265 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Dining room at Tamarind (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Dining room at Tamarind (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (lunch buffet), 4:30 – 9 p.m. (a la carte)

North Tucson is privileged to have quality, culinary scope and craftsmanship taking place at Tamarind. This Indian-fusion eatery has English, Gujarati, and Indo-Chinese influences on the menu.

Read our August 2019 article Interactive Guide to 67 Northwest Tucson Restaurants, Bars & Cafes (MAP).

For more information, visit tamarindoftucson.com

Tavolino Ristorante Italiano

2890 E. Skyline Dr.
Negroni cocktails at Tavolino (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Restaurants open on Monday: Negroni cocktails at Tavolino (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Elegance and class are reflected in the authentic Italian dishes and modern atmosphere at Tavolino. They use fresh and simple ingredients in classic dishes such as spinach and ricotta-stuffed Tortellini and flavorful layered Lasagna Al Forno. For a memorable date night, birthday or family dinner, make sure to book in advance.

Read our January 2020 article Guide to 30 Italian restaurants dishing up hearty portions & family recipes.

For more information, visit tavolinoristorante.com

Toro Loco Tacos Y Burros

7940 E. Broadway Blvd.
Classic Burro at Toro Loco

Classic Burro at Toro Loco (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

If you need a laid-back vibe to get through your Monday, step into casual Cali-inspired Toro Loco for burritos stuffed with french fries. With interior seating for roughly 30 and a patio with seating for four, bring a friend or coworker and enjoy dishes such as the Fried Shrimp or Avocado Tacos and the Poblano Chicken Burro inside or out.

Read our July 2019 article Toro Loco to open Friday, Aug. 2 with craft tacos, french fry-stuffed burros.

Keep up with Toro Loco Tacos Y Burros on Facebook.

Vina Vietnamese Street Food

4230 N. Oracle Rd.
Vina Pho at Vina Vietnamese Street Food (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Vina Pho at Vina Vietnamese Street Food (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Fast-casual Vina serves quality food great for a quick work lunch. From rice paper rolls and noodle soups to Pad Thai Shrimp and banh mi, Vina will keep you coming back to explore more of the menu.

Read our October article 12 spots for a steaming bowl of pho in Tucson.

Keep up with Vina Vietnamese Street Food on Facebook

Zayna Mediterranean Restaurant

1138 N. Belvedere Ave.
Vegetarian Plate at Zayna Mediterranean

Restaurants open on Monday: Vegetarian Plate at Zayna Mediterranean (Credit: Dana Sullivan)

Monday hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Zayna, open since 2005, provides Syrian cuisine to the central-east side of Tucson. The menu showcases family recipes that feature generously portioned vegetarian- and vegan-friendly options along with traditional chicken, beef, and lamb dishes, such as the Chicken Shawarma Plate and the Lamb Kifta Sandwich.

Read our September 2019 article Zayna Mediterranean: 14 years of authentic Syrian cuisine in Tucson.

For more information, visit zaynamediterranean.com.

Do you eat out on Mondays? If so, let us know where in the comments.

Jake O’Rourke is a Tucson native, writer, editor, and musician. He enjoys tasting his way through Tucson’s copious food and craft beer options, listening to live music, and writing about the experiences he has within these endeavors.

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