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The Best Downtown Marana Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes

Updated April 19, 2024

Downtown Marana’s food scene is a delicious tapestry of diverse cuisines that beautifully reflects the region’s multicultural influences and agricultural richness. At the heart of it, you’ll find the robust flavors of Southwestern and Mexican cuisine, with restaurants offering everything from traditional enchiladas and tamales to innovative fusion dishes.

Whether you’re a fan of rustic comfort food or gourmet delicacies, this guide will take you through the best restaurants in and around downtown Marana.

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Bisbee Breakfast Club on Sandario

Tucson breakfast and brunch lovers will attest — Bisbee Breakfast Club is where it’s at for that classic diner experience. Eggs and bacon, burgers and sandwiches, coffee and community, they’ve got it all. And there are two different locations in Marana!

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Circle S Saloon

A Western-themed saloon and restaurant that offers a rustic and lively ambiance with live entertainment and events. They serve American and Mexican cuisine with a flair, such as steaks, ribs, fajitas, tacos and more.

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Copper Café

Within the Marana Main Health Center sits a cafe with Southwestern flair. From hot and cold drinks, to sweet and savory treats, Copper Cafe’s got you covered!

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Luna Cafe

The menu includes breakfast staples like huevos rancheros, chilaquilesClassic Egg Sandwich, and then the Classic Breakfast plate that includes two eggs, your choice of two strips of bacon or sausage links, and then served with potatoes and your choice of toast (move over, Denny’s, there’s a new Grand Slam in town — minus the pancakes).

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Main Street Grocery

This spot is a grocery store and deli wrapped into one! They sell quality products with a local touch, from groceries to fresh sandwiches to ready-to-eat potato salads, and more. Perfect when you’re on the go!

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Mona’s Fry Bread

Mona’s Fry Bread serves authentic Native American cuisine with a modern twist — out of a groovy outdoor kitchen, no less. Try their Indian taco, chicken burrito, cheese nachos, or, best of all, honey fry bread. Trust us, you’ll love it!

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Nico’s Mexican Food

A Mexican restaurant that serves authentic and affordable street food. Enjoy their burritos, tacos, enchiladas, tostadas and more, as well as their breakfast menu and specials. Try their carne asada burrito, fish tacos, chile relleno, or machaca for a spicy and satisfying meal!

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R&R Pizza Express

If you’re looking for dang good pizza on the fly, you’ve landed on the right place. These guys have all your pizza needs covered, plus buffalo wings and sandwiches too! Big flavors in no time, what’s not to love?

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Taqueria Plaza’s

A Mexican food truck that offers a variety of dishes from different regions of Mexico. It’s all worth trying over here, but we especially dig their al pastor tacos, carne asada torta, and chicken enchilada!

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Tumbleweed Lounge

A favorite local dive bar with ice-cold beer, warm foods, and welcoming vibes. There’s no better place to take a load off at the end of a long day.

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