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The Tucson Foodie Passport

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Updated November 15, 2023

The Tucson Foodie Passport spotlights the lively mix of restaurants proudly participating in our Restaurant Partner Program. From celebrated eateries to off-the-beaten-path gems, our partners contribute to the rich tapestry that defines Tucson’s culinary ecosystem. These restaurants offer the promise of mouthwatering meals and unforgettable experiences with each of their contributions acting as an invitation to take your tastebuds on an adventure.

Sign up for your Tucson Foodie Passport by visiting our membership page, and brace yourself for a journey through Tucson’s dynamic food landscape with Passport in hand!

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Antsy Nancy

Antsy Nancy offers “how-to” skills classes focused on home, health, and happiness. These master skills classes are tailored for beginners, with new DIY classes introduced every month. With expert instruction and all necessary tools and materials provided, students can successfully complete projects to share with family and friends.

Passport holders get $20 off all classes

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Green Cabbage & Potatoes at Bata (Photo credit: Natalie Moe)

BATA

BATA is all about the details. They take a European approach to cooking, which means they’re all about shining a spotlight on quality ingredients. Plus, they’ve been named one of Bon Appétit’s “”Best New Restaurants of 2022.”” It’s fantastic and always different food, and a worthwhile experience all around

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Batch Whiskey & Donuts

Handcrafted doughnuts every Friday and Saturday, and each week brings a new flavor to try. And they don’t stop at doughnuts – every Friday night, they’re serving up Street Tacos too. Plus, they’ve got artisan popcorn and an enormous selection of over one thousand whiskeys.

Passport holders get $2 off every visit

Beaut Burger (photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Beaut Burger

A plant lover’s paradise, Beaut is cooking up incredible burgers and mouthwatering sides made entirely from veggies, beans, and spices. Oh, and soft serve, too! Wash down their unbeatable plant-based options with their homemade limeade and enjoy the open-air seating of the MSA Annex!

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

Assorted dishes at Bistro 44 (Photo by Ryan Brownell)

Bistro 44

Bistro 44 is a unique, family-owned restaurant known for its fresh and delicious offerings, ranging from seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches, to pasta.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Chai Latte & v/gf Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake at Blue Willow (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Blue Willow Restaurant & Gift Shop

Blue Willow is tucked away in an old house and is renowned for its comfortable, home-style cooking and its charming patio. The menu offers a variety of dishes, from omelettes and breakfast favorites to soups, salads, crepes, and vegetarian options. Additionally, Blue Willow is particularly famous for its desserts, especially the chocolate confection of the day.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Bubbe’s Bagels

Bubbe’s Bagels offers long-fermented, kettle-boiled bagels that are “Bubbe approved.” This establishment specializes in providing a variety of fine bagels, from plain to everything, and also features a range of spreads and sandwiches.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

"Crusher" Mexican-style lager at Button Brew House (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)

Button Brew House

Button Brew House is a bit off the beaten path, but trust us, it’s worth the trip. This small brewery’s got a great selection of beers on tap, a chill vibe, and even a patio for those perfect Tucson evenings. When (not if) you fall in love with the place, you can even sign up for a yearly membership!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 voucher

Chilaquiles at Cafe a la C'Art (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Cafe a la C’art

Your one-stop-shop for grub all day long. They’ve got everything from your basic eggs to fancy Portobello Omelets and Frittata Florentine for breakfast. And for lunch and dinner, they’ve got a whole load of excellent salads and sandwiches — with a new and rotating list of specials all the time!

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

Assorted breakfast dishes at Calle Tepa (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)

Calle Tepa

Calle Tepa was created by a mother and son duo utilizing their family recipes from Jalisco. Offering fast-casual Mexican with some sweet street style, this spot has some of the best tacos and best margaritas in Tucson, along with a homemade salsa bar.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

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Jackfruit Taquitos at Charro Vida (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Charro Vida

Charro Vida is all about creating food that’s good for you and good for the planet. They take inspiration from Mediterranean and Sonoran Desert traditions, using only the best ingredients like healthy fats, whole grains, and sustainable proteins, and making a positive impact overall.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Carne Seca Burrito at El Charro Cafe (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

El Charro Café Downtown

Established as the nation’s oldest Mexican restaurant, El Charro Café is truly a part of history. They offers a wide range of Northern Mexican and Tucson-style Mexican dishes that are so good they’ve been recognized by publications like Bon Appetit, Nation’s Restaurant News, and the New York Times.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Surf and Turf (Photo courtesy of Charro Steak & del Ray on Facebook)

Charro Steak & Del Rey

The only spot in Tucson serving up 100% grass-fed, mesquite-grilled steaks and sustainable seafood. The owners are part of a family that’s been making Mexican food since 1922, inspired by simple but oh-so-tasty dishes from Sonora. Their food’s not just tasty, it’s responsible too—they source the best grass-fed beef, sustainable seafood, and cage-free poultry, and always try to buy local.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Goat Cheese Tart at Commoner & Co. (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Commoner & Co.

Known for its view of the breathtaking Catalina Mountains, Commoner & Co is a fine dining concept that specializes in adding exciting twists to classic dishes. With a fantastic happy hour and truly inviting dinner experience, this romantic restaurant is sure to delight.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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The Coronet

The Coronet brings a touch of the European countryside to the table. They’re all about fresh, seasonal food, and they’ve got a soft spot for organic stuff. No matter if you’re a meat-lover, vegan, or gluten-free, they’ve got something for you. And don’t forget to check out those craft cocktails!

Passport holders get 1 x $25 voucher + 50% off one (1) drink every visit

Cuppa Gogo

For amazing beverages that don’t break the bank, check out Cuppa Gogo. Not just coffee-based drinks, but fruit-based as well, along with made-from-scratch syrups, sauces, and even whipped cream. They’ve got some really unique flavors on offer, like Horchata Latte, Coconut Caramel, and even Pickle Lemonade. Yes, you read that right.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Del Cielos (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Del Cielo Tamales Restaurant

A go-to spot for Mexican food lovers. They’re known for great dishes like the Beans & Cheese Burrito and the Asado Mama Mena. Plus, they’re super conveniently located and offer carryout and delivery!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Dominick’s Real Italian

This place is all about that true Italian flavor in a wide variety of forms. Sandwiches and pizzas, pastas and seafood, garlic knots and classic salads — no matter what you’re craving, Dominick’s has you covered.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Donut Bar

Donut Bar bakes dozens of different specialty donuts fresh every day, so there’s always something new to try. From Maple Bacon and Boston Creme to Vegan Crème Brulèe and Big Poppa tart, these aren’t your average donuts. There’s vegan options and even beer and wine available — wouldn’t be much of a bar without them!

Passport holders get 52 x $5 vouchers (wow!)

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Ermanos Bar

Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar, situated on Fourth Avenue in downtown Tucson, is a gastropub known for its meticulously curated selection of craft beer and wine. Complementing its beverage offerings, Ermanos also serves delectable and elevated pub fare that emphasizes local and seasonal ingredients.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher

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Espresoul Café (Photo credit: Mark Whittaker)

Espressoul

Espressoul isn’t your typical coffee shop—it’s a cool coffee truck with an awesome twist. Their menu’s all plant-based and customizable. You gotta try their Baklava/Pistachio Latte or the Persian Persuasion — both are outstanding!

Passport holders get 12 x $5 vouchers

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Pizza at Falora (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Falora

Known for its innovative use of toppings, Falor has some truly unique pizzas, including the Figaro Pizza (brie, mission figs, brussels sprouts, walnuts, & balsamic), and the Arrosto Pizza (feta, eggplant, yukon gold potatoes, dates, & white truffle oil). Scrumptious!

Passport holders get 1 x $20 vouchers

Photo Courtesy of Fentonelli's Pizzeria & Bar

Fentonelli’s Pizzeria & Bar

Fentonelli’s offers scratch-made Italian-American cuisine in a casual urban setting. Their menu features a range of dishes from appetizers and salads to pizzas, fresh house-made pastas, and entrée plates. They also have an extensive drink menu with craft cocktails, beer, and wine. Gluten-free options are also available.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Summer Menu (Photo courtesy of Flora's Market Run)

Flora’s Market Run

A new venture from the team behind Prep & Pastry, Commoner & Co., and August Rhodes Market, offering both counter-service and table-service. The menu boasts a range of diverse items like Margherita and Mercado pizzas, Huevos Rancheros, and Market Cioppino. And their bread comes local from August Rhodes, so you know it’s good.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers (restaurant) + 4 x $10 vouchers (market)

Meat Lasagna fom Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria

Fresco is all about fresh and handmade goodness. They’re big on making everything from scratch – you can definitely taste the difference. With a truckload of pizza toppings, yummy pasta dishes, fresh salads, cheesy subs, and calzones, they’ve got all your Italian cravings covered.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Le Burger at Ghini's French Cafe (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)

Ghini’s French Caffe

Ghini’s French Cafe serves up a slice of Southern France right here in Tucson. With a daily menu featuring everything from hearty salads to sandwiches and pasta, it’s an ideal spot for a delightful lunch. And, if you fancy French classics like Croque Madame, this place will not disappoint.

Passport holders get 4 x $15 vouchers

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Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro

The original entirely gluten-free bakery in Tucson, Gourmet Girls serves up everything from toast and sandwiches to pasta and pizza in an environment free from cross contamination. On top of that, they’ve got hard cider, wine, and signature cocktails to go with it all.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers (restaurant) + one (1) free custom 8″ cake ($60)

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HF Coors

While not a restaurant, HF Coors is an integral part of the Tucson food scene as a manufacturer of dinnerware. Their products, which are hand-made and hand-painted, can be found in restaurants and homes throughout the country, adding a touch of Tucson craftsmanship to meals everywhere​.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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HighWire Tucson

A bar, restaurant, and hangout spot all rolled into one. They’ve got molecular mixology and an epic Sunday brunch, local brews on tap, superb Sonoran corndogs, and their own legendary Pearl Shots. Great for any and every occasion!

Passport holders get 50% off your tab every visit + one (1) free Pearl Shot ($9)

Humble Board (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)

Humble Board

Humble Board is whipping up some stunning charcuterie boards that are perfect for any event. Whether it’s a corporate gig or a cozy get-together with friends, they’ve got a board for that. Each one is loaded with an amazing mix of cheeses, meats, and other goodies that are perfect for sharing.

Passport holders get $2 x $20 vouchers (to-go boards) + $75 off one (1) Grazing Table

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Jaime's Pizza Kitchen (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)

Jaime’s Pizza Kitchen

Offering more than your regular slice, Jaime’s Pizza Kitchen specializes in a variety of gourmet pizzas, calzones, wings, and more. Their menu includes favorites like Jaime’s Favorite, Margherita Timoteo, Paco’s Blanco Chicken, and The Sweet Swine, each with their unique twist on conventional pizzas.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers + a free lemonade every month

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Salmon at KingFisher (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Kingfisher

Kingfisher Bar & Grill is renowned for its award-winning American cuisine, with a special emphasis on seafood and grilled meats. As a locally owned and operated establishment, Kingfisher has been a beloved institution in Tucson for over 30 years. The restaurant takes pride in its curated selection of beverages, from classic cocktails to refreshing mocktails, and offers a diverse menu that caters to a wide range of tastes.

Passport holders get  1 x $40 voucher

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The Donkey Punch Burger at Lindy's (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Lindy’s on 4th

Lindy’s on 4th is basically heaven for burger lovers — they do the classic American burger a little differently ’round here. They’ve got tons of wild and unique options on the menu that are so good they even got a shout-out on the Travel Channel’s “”Man vs. Food.””

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Banh Mi Chikn sandwich (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegan Restaurant

Lovin’ Spoonfuls is dedicated to offering a diverse range of plant-based meals. Their menu encompasses breakfast, lunch, dinner, and desserts, ensuring that vegan enthusiasts and those curious about plant-based cuisine have a plethora of delicious options to choose from. Established in 2005, this restaurant has become a staple for vegan dining in the Tucson community.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Mafia Kitchen (Photo by Mark Whittaker)

Mafia Kitchen

Mafia Kitchen is a Tucson Food Cart that serves up some of the best cannoli in town. From traditional Sicilian to peanut butter chocolate, their desserts are so good they should almost be illegal.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Mojo Cuban Kitchen and Rum Bar

The place to go when you’re craving Cuban food in Tucson. They’ve got everything from classic Cuban dishes like Ropa Vieja to a variety of tasty sandwiches, and even some sweet treats for dessert. Plus, they’ve got Cuban coffee and rum cocktails that’ll make you feel like you’re chilling on the beach.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Bon Bons Monsoon Chocolate (Photo by Ryan Brownell)

Monsoon Chocolate

Over at Monsoon Chocolate, they’re not just making chocolate, they’re creating edible masterpieces! Seriously, they have won awards for their amazing chocolates and sweet treats. They use local ingredients and source their cacao from all around the globe. Your sweet tooth will thank you!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Noble Hops

A classic Tucson gastropub, Noble Hops is It’s run by two brothers, Aric and Josh Mussman, who are big into handcrafted food and beer. They’ve got everything from pub pretzels to tacos on their menu, and their microbrew lineup is ever-changing.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Nook (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Nook

Nook’s menu reflects an eclectic blend of international cuisine and comfort food, with a focus on fresh and flavorful ingredients. They’ve got everything from pineapple crab rangoons to Korean burgers, and honey chipotle carnitas benedict — certainly a brunch you won’t soon forget.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Nosh Tucson: Catering & Bakery

NOSH is known as a “”scratch kitchen,”” meaning they make pretty much everything from scratch. Their menu has a whole range of dishes, from small bites like garlic shrimp to big plates like seafood paella. They’ve got a great drinks menu too, and they switch up their menu every day.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers for bakery items + 1 x $100 off catering

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Death Free Foodie Ramen at OBON (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

OBON Sushi

If you’re in the mood for sushi or ramen, Obon is the place to be. They’re all about mixing the old with the new to create dishes that will blow your mind, they’ve got a ton of small plates that are perfect for sharing, and their beer, sake, and cocktail lists are impressive.

Passport holders get 1 x $15 vouchers

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Owl’s Club

A cool Western-style bar in the heart of Downtown Tucson, this place is tucked inside this old-school 1920s building decked out with stained glass and chandeliers – totally unique vibe. If you’re into craft cocktails, whiskey, wine, and good vibes, this is your spot.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Mesquite Smoked Salmon Salad at The Parish (Photo by Jackie Tran)

The Parish

As Tucson’s only Southern Fusion Gastropub, The Parish draws its inspiration from Southern comfort, hospitality, and community. The restaurant’s fare is inspired by the culinary influences of its three owners that span from Louisiana to Texas to Arizona, offering a unique blend of southern cuisine.

Passport holders get one (1) complimentary Tapas or Specialty Cocktail with purchase (worth ~$15)

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Pearly Bottle Shop

Pearly Bottle Shop is all about keeping wine real. They’re big on natural wines—think organic, wild yeast fermented, low sulphur, unfiltered—the whole nine yards. Their wines are like little stories in a bottle, giving you a taste of the soil, sky, and age-old traditions from where they came.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Ensalada De Temporada (Photo courtesy of Penca)

Penca

Penca serves up traditional Mexican cuisine in the heart of downtown — inspired by the flavors of Mexico City, the menu blends pre-Columbian ingredients with Spanish and French influences. And, their Agave Bar is a standout – it’s the first one in Tucson and the perfect selection for any meal.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Oven at Penelope Wood Fired Pizza (Photo by Mark Whittaker)

Penelope Pizza

From traditional options like Margherita to more adventurous choices like the Bubba Pizza featuring a garlic oil base, mozzarella, lemon ricotta, artichoke hearts, and arugula, Penelope’s menu caters to a variety of tastes. They also offer a sweet selection of house-made sodas and lemonade.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers + one (1) free desert at monthly Pasta Night

Portal Cocktails (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Portal Cocktails

Portal Cocktails, nestled on Historic Fourth Avenue in Tucson, Arizona, is a unique establishment inspired by the concept of creating a transformational experience for its patrons. The ambiance is designed to be comfortable and inviting, perfect for intimate conversations and sharing secrets.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher

Up Til The Sunrise at Prep & Pastry (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Prep & Pastry

This high-ceiling, wood-beamed eatery is known for its house-made pastries and quality breakfast dishes and sandwiches. They offer a new American brunch with modern cocktails and flavorful dishes. Plus, the warm, flaky pastries that they serve are designed to remind you of home.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Poke Bowl at Pure Poke & Prep (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)

Pure Poke and Prep

Picture this: juicy, high-quality fish chopped daily, dunked in house-made marinades, topped with anything you want, then finished off with another drizzle of sauce. Their menu is chock-full of Hawaiian goodies, including island-style poke bowls, fish, and prawns, plus a solid selection of craft beers to wash it all down.

Passport holders get 8 x $10 vouchers (4 for each of their two locations)

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Rib Eye Steak at PY Steakhouse (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

PY Steakhouse

Easily one of the best steakhouses in Tucson, PY Steakhouse takes pride in their locally sourced Arizona prime beef. Their menu boasts not only mouthwatering steaks, but a superb seafood bar, amazing appetizers, and divine desserts to boot. It doesn’t get much more Arizonan than a Prickly Pear Creme Brulee.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher + one (1) complimentary cocktail ($13)

Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink

Reilly’s serve up artisan-style pizza that’s hand-crafted and totally delicious. They’ve got fresh sandwiches for lunch, handmade pasta for dinner, and don’t even get us started on their drink menu — 20 different craft beers, a selection of draft wines, and a whole bunch of cocktails, plus indoor/outdoor seating to enjoy it all.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Vegan Takeout Box from Renee's Tucson (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Renee’s Tucson

This pizzeria is committed to serving locally-sourced and organic food. With a menu rooted in sustainability, Renee’s Organic Oven offers a casual dining environment for health-conscious foodies who don’t want to compromise on taste​.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Pasta at Rocco's Little Chicago (Photo credit: Mark Whittaker)

Rocco’s Little Chicago

Rocco’s has been a Tucson favorite since ’98, and once you taste their pizza, you’ll know why. They’ve got three types of Chicago-style pizza that are all award-winning, not to mention some seriously good chicken wings. Plus, they’ve got pasta, salads, and other Italian goodies.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Vegan sushi (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)

Samurai Sombrero

A food truck with an inventive twist, Samurai Sombrero serves a delectable mix of traditional and modern sushi rolls and other Japanese dishes. From classic California and Spicy Tuna rolls, to unique creations like the signature Sombrero roll and Abigail roll, to other options like Yakitori and vegan sushi — it’s all tremendous!

Passport holders get 4 x $20 vouchers

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Sand Reckoner Wines

At Sand Reckoner Wines, they’re not just serving wine — they’re giving a full wine experence. Their wines, made from organically farmed vineyards in Wilcox and the Chiricahua mountains, are a true taste of the region. You’ll even get to learn a thing or two about how the wine is made, and you can snag a bottle or two for the road

Passport holders get 2 x $15 vouchers for tastings + 1 x $10 voucher for a bottle of wine

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Simon Hazel Cellars (Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)

Simon Hazel Cellars

Simon Hazel is more than just hand-picked top-notch wines — they put on awesome events like Wine & Jazz Happy Hours with live music and killer charcuterie spreads. They even host private tastings and events where you can get your own charcuterie board and personal wine tasting journal!

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers (bottle shop) + 1 x $60 (private tasting)

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Sito’s Fresh Market

A unique fusion of a traditional carniceria + taqueria, Sito’s Fresh Market offers a one-stop shop for grocery items, fresh produce, and delicious Mexican fare. They are known for their hearty menudo, hefty burros, homemade tamales, and inventive raspados made with locally produced fruits.

Passport holders get Free raspado every visit.

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Snake & Barrel (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)

Snake & Barrel

The place to be if you’re into dang good drinks and quality spirits. With a generous selection of whiskeys, gins, rums, tequilas, mezcals, and more, and a compelling cocktail list, this speakeasy-style cocktail lounge is a great spot for friends, dates, and fun.

Passport holders get $2 off every visit

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The Thunder Classic Burger at Thunder Bacon Burger Co. (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)

Thunder Bacon Burger Co.

Craving a good old-fashioned burger with a twist? Try something wild like a burger with fire-roasted green chili, smoked bleu cheese, bacon, and raspberry preserves. And don’t worry, veggie lovers – they’ve got you covered. Grab yourself a classic Rootbeer Float or draft beer while you’re at it.

Passport holders get 12 x $10 vouchers (wow!)

Teas & Treats at Transit Tea (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)

Transit Tea

Transit Tea brews fresh teas every day from loose leaves they’ve sourced from, well, everywhere! They serve their tea hot, iced, sparkling, and even in a special form they call “”Snow””. Each drink is crafted to spark a trip down memory lane, a phenomenon they like to call “”new-stalgia””.

Passport holders get 12 x $10 vouchers (wow!)

Tucson Hop Shop taproom (Photo by Jackie Tran)

Tucson Hop Shop

Tucson Hop Shop stands out as  north Tucson’s premier destination for craft beer and wine enthusiasts. This establishment functions as a bar, bottle shop, growler-fill station, and an Urban Beer Garden. Recognized for its excellence, Tucson Hop Shop was named CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bar of Arizona in 2017 and Big 7 Travel’s Best Craft Beer Bar in Arizona for 2019.

Passport holders get 1 x $5 voucher

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Tucson Tamale Company on Oracle

The go-to spot for fantastic tamales in Tucson. Whether you’re dining in or taking out, you’ll find a variety of tasty options to choose from. And, an added bonus – you can snag some frozen tamales for a quick and delicious meal at home later​.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers (with purchase) + BOGO hot sauces (per location)

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Tucson Wings

These folks have nailed the art of making delicious chicken wings. You can pick your own sauce or rub to go with your wings or boneless wings. They’ve got everything from buffalo and sweet chili to mango habañero sauces, and rubs like lemon pepper and Jamaican jerk. And don’t forget to order a side of fries or fried pickles!

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Vera Earl Ranch (Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)

Vera Earl Premium Beef

Vera Earl is all about beef that comes from happy, grass-fed cattle that are later treated to a corn diet, which gives the meat that amazing marbling. Plus, they’ve got all the good stuff—no hormones, no antibiotics, and no animal byproducts, all while staying true to sustainable farming.

Passport holders get 4 x $20 vouchers

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Vero Amore – Swan

A genuine Italian restaurant, offering traditional wood-fired pizzas, a variety of pasta dishes, and delectable house specialties such as Blackened Salmon Sorrento and Bistro Steak. Its menu is a testament to the heartiness and richness of Italian cuisine, with offerings for both lunch and dinner

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Whiskey del Bac

Whiskey del Bac is renowned for its American Single Malt whiskies. These whiskies are uniquely distilled in the Sonoran desert, employing traditional Scottish methods but with a distinctive twist: they use mesquite instead of peat. Every whiskey expression crafted by Whiskey Del Bac is grain-to-glass and is produced within their distillery in the heart of Tucson, capturing the essence of the Southwestern heritage.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Birria Pizza at Zio Peppe (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)

Zio Peppe

Zio Peppe is where you go when you want Italian food with a twist. They’ve taken classic Italian-American dishes like pizza and pasta, and jazzed them up with a little bit of Tucson and Sonora flavor. It’s an amazing blend of cultures in every bite.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Antsy Nancy

Antsy Nancy offers “how-to” skills classes focused on home, health, and happiness. These master skills classes are tailored for beginners, with new DIY classes introduced every month. With expert instruction and all necessary tools and materials provided, students can successfully complete projects to share with family and friends.

Passport holders get $20 off all classes

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BATA

BATA is all about the details. They take a European approach to cooking, which means they’re all about shining a spotlight on quality ingredients. Plus, they’ve been named one of Bon Appétit’s “”Best New Restaurants of 2022.”” It’s fantastic and always different food, and a worthwhile experience all around

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Green Cabbage & Potatoes at Bata (Photo credit: Natalie Moe)
Batch Whiskey & Donuts

Handcrafted doughnuts every Friday and Saturday, and each week brings a new flavor to try. And they don’t stop at doughnuts – every Friday night, they’re serving up Street Tacos too. Plus, they’ve got artisan popcorn and an enormous selection of over one thousand whiskeys.

Passport holders get $2 off every visit

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Beaut Burger

A plant lover’s paradise, Beaut is cooking up incredible burgers and mouthwatering sides made entirely from veggies, beans, and spices. Oh, and soft serve, too! Wash down their unbeatable plant-based options with their homemade limeade and enjoy the open-air seating of the MSA Annex!

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

Beaut Burger (photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Bistro 44

Bistro 44 is a unique, family-owned restaurant known for its fresh and delicious offerings, ranging from seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches, to pasta.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Assorted dishes at Bistro 44 (Photo by Ryan Brownell)
Blue Willow Restaurant & Gift Shop

Blue Willow is tucked away in an old house and is renowned for its comfortable, home-style cooking and its charming patio. The menu offers a variety of dishes, from omelettes and breakfast favorites to soups, salads, crepes, and vegetarian options. Additionally, Blue Willow is particularly famous for its desserts, especially the chocolate confection of the day.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Chai Latte & v/gf Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake at Blue Willow (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Bubbe’s Bagels

Bubbe’s Bagels offers long-fermented, kettle-boiled bagels that are “Bubbe approved.” This establishment specializes in providing a variety of fine bagels, from plain to everything, and also features a range of spreads and sandwiches.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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(Photo courtesy of Bubbe's Fine Bagels on IG)
Button Brew House

Button Brew House is a bit off the beaten path, but trust us, it’s worth the trip. This small brewery’s got a great selection of beers on tap, a chill vibe, and even a patio for those perfect Tucson evenings. When (not if) you fall in love with the place, you can even sign up for a yearly membership!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 voucher

"Crusher" Mexican-style lager at Button Brew House (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)
Cafe a la C’art

Your one-stop-shop for grub all day long. They’ve got everything from your basic eggs to fancy Portobello Omelets and Frittata Florentine for breakfast. And for lunch and dinner, they’ve got a whole load of excellent salads and sandwiches — with a new and rotating list of specials all the time!

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

Chilaquiles at Cafe a la C'Art (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Calle Tepa

Calle Tepa was created by a mother and son duo utilizing their family recipes from Jalisco. Offering fast-casual Mexican with some sweet street style, this spot has some of the best tacos and best margaritas in Tucson, along with a homemade salsa bar.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers

Assorted breakfast dishes at Calle Tepa (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)
Charro Vida

Charro Vida is all about creating food that’s good for you and good for the planet. They take inspiration from Mediterranean and Sonoran Desert traditions, using only the best ingredients like healthy fats, whole grains, and sustainable proteins, and making a positive impact overall.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Jackfruit Taquitos at Charro Vida (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
El Charro Café Downtown

Established as the nation’s oldest Mexican restaurant, El Charro Café is truly a part of history. They offers a wide range of Northern Mexican and Tucson-style Mexican dishes that are so good they’ve been recognized by publications like Bon Appetit, Nation’s Restaurant News, and the New York Times.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Carne Seca Burrito at El Charro Cafe (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Charro Steak & Del Rey

The only spot in Tucson serving up 100% grass-fed, mesquite-grilled steaks and sustainable seafood. The owners are part of a family that’s been making Mexican food since 1922, inspired by simple but oh-so-tasty dishes from Sonora. Their food’s not just tasty, it’s responsible too—they source the best grass-fed beef, sustainable seafood, and cage-free poultry, and always try to buy local.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

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Surf and Turf (Photo courtesy of Charro Steak & del Ray on Facebook)
Commoner & Co.

Known for its view of the breathtaking Catalina Mountains, Commoner & Co is a fine dining concept that specializes in adding exciting twists to classic dishes. With a fantastic happy hour and truly inviting dinner experience, this romantic restaurant is sure to delight.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

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Goat Cheese Tart at Commoner & Co. (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
The Coronet

The Coronet brings a touch of the European countryside to the table. They’re all about fresh, seasonal food, and they’ve got a soft spot for organic stuff. No matter if you’re a meat-lover, vegan, or gluten-free, they’ve got something for you. And don’t forget to check out those craft cocktails!

Passport holders get 1 x $25 voucher + 50% off one (1) drink every visit

Photo courtesy of The Coronet
Cuppa Gogo

For amazing beverages that don’t break the bank, check out Cuppa Gogo. Not just coffee-based drinks, but fruit-based as well, along with made-from-scratch syrups, sauces, and even whipped cream. They’ve got some really unique flavors on offer, like Horchata Latte, Coconut Caramel, and even Pickle Lemonade. Yes, you read that right.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Del Cielo Tamales Restaurant

A go-to spot for Mexican food lovers. They’re known for great dishes like the Beans & Cheese Burrito and the Asado Mama Mena. Plus, they’re super conveniently located and offer carryout and delivery!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Del Cielos (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Dominick’s Real Italian

This place is all about that true Italian flavor in a wide variety of forms. Sandwiches and pizzas, pastas and seafood, garlic knots and classic salads — no matter what you’re craving, Dominick’s has you covered.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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(Photo courtesy of Dominick's Real Italian)
Donut Bar

Donut Bar bakes dozens of different specialty donuts fresh every day, so there’s always something new to try. From Maple Bacon and Boston Creme to Vegan Crème Brulèe and Big Poppa tart, these aren’t your average donuts. There’s vegan options and even beer and wine available — wouldn’t be much of a bar without them!

Passport holders get 52 x $5 vouchers (wow!)

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(Photo courtesy of Donut Bar)
Ermanos Bar

Ermanos Craft Beer & Wine Bar, situated on Fourth Avenue in downtown Tucson, is a gastropub known for its meticulously curated selection of craft beer and wine. Complementing its beverage offerings, Ermanos also serves delectable and elevated pub fare that emphasizes local and seasonal ingredients.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher

Photo Courtesy of Ermanos Bar
Espressoul

Espressoul isn’t your typical coffee shop—it’s a cool coffee truck with an awesome twist. Their menu’s all plant-based and customizable. You gotta try their Baklava/Pistachio Latte or the Persian Persuasion — both are outstanding!

Passport holders get 12 x $5 vouchers

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Espresoul Café (Photo credit: Mark Whittaker)
Falora

Known for its innovative use of toppings, Falor has some truly unique pizzas, including the Figaro Pizza (brie, mission figs, brussels sprouts, walnuts, & balsamic), and the Arrosto Pizza (feta, eggplant, yukon gold potatoes, dates, & white truffle oil). Scrumptious!

Passport holders get 1 x $20 vouchers

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Pizza at Falora (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Fentonelli’s Pizzeria & Bar

Fentonelli’s offers scratch-made Italian-American cuisine in a casual urban setting. Their menu features a range of dishes from appetizers and salads to pizzas, fresh house-made pastas, and entrée plates. They also have an extensive drink menu with craft cocktails, beer, and wine. Gluten-free options are also available.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Photo Courtesy of Fentonelli's Pizzeria & Bar
Flora’s Market Run

A new venture from the team behind Prep & Pastry, Commoner & Co., and August Rhodes Market, offering both counter-service and table-service. The menu boasts a range of diverse items like Margherita and Mercado pizzas, Huevos Rancheros, and Market Cioppino. And their bread comes local from August Rhodes, so you know it’s good.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers (restaurant) + 4 x $10 vouchers (market)

Summer Menu (Photo courtesy of Flora's Market Run)
Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria

Fresco is all about fresh and handmade goodness. They’re big on making everything from scratch – you can definitely taste the difference. With a truckload of pizza toppings, yummy pasta dishes, fresh salads, cheesy subs, and calzones, they’ve got all your Italian cravings covered.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Meat Lasagna fom Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Ghini’s French Caffe

Ghini’s French Cafe serves up a slice of Southern France right here in Tucson. With a daily menu featuring everything from hearty salads to sandwiches and pasta, it’s an ideal spot for a delightful lunch. And, if you fancy French classics like Croque Madame, this place will not disappoint.

Passport holders get 4 x $15 vouchers

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Le Burger at Ghini's French Cafe (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)
Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro

The original entirely gluten-free bakery in Tucson, Gourmet Girls serves up everything from toast and sandwiches to pasta and pizza in an environment free from cross contamination. On top of that, they’ve got hard cider, wine, and signature cocktails to go with it all.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers (restaurant) + one (1) free custom 8″ cake ($60)

(Photo courtesy of Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery)
HF Coors

While not a restaurant, HF Coors is an integral part of the Tucson food scene as a manufacturer of dinnerware. Their products, which are hand-made and hand-painted, can be found in restaurants and homes throughout the country, adding a touch of Tucson craftsmanship to meals everywhere​.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Photo Courtesy of HF Coors
HighWire Tucson

A bar, restaurant, and hangout spot all rolled into one. They’ve got molecular mixology and an epic Sunday brunch, local brews on tap, superb Sonoran corndogs, and their own legendary Pearl Shots. Great for any and every occasion!

Passport holders get 50% off your tab every visit + one (1) free Pearl Shot ($9)

A photo of the interior of Highwire Lounge in downtown Tucson
(Photo Courtesy of Highwire Cocktail Lounge)
Humble Board

Humble Board is whipping up some stunning charcuterie boards that are perfect for any event. Whether it’s a corporate gig or a cozy get-together with friends, they’ve got a board for that. Each one is loaded with an amazing mix of cheeses, meats, and other goodies that are perfect for sharing.

Passport holders get $2 x $20 vouchers (to-go boards) + $75 off one (1) Grazing Table

Humble Board (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)
Jaime’s Pizza Kitchen

Offering more than your regular slice, Jaime’s Pizza Kitchen specializes in a variety of gourmet pizzas, calzones, wings, and more. Their menu includes favorites like Jaime’s Favorite, Margherita Timoteo, Paco’s Blanco Chicken, and The Sweet Swine, each with their unique twist on conventional pizzas.

Passport holders get  4 x $10 vouchers + a free lemonade every month

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Jaime's Pizza Kitchen (Photo by Hannah Hernandez)
Kingfisher

Kingfisher Bar & Grill is renowned for its award-winning American cuisine, with a special emphasis on seafood and grilled meats. As a locally owned and operated establishment, Kingfisher has been a beloved institution in Tucson for over 30 years. The restaurant takes pride in its curated selection of beverages, from classic cocktails to refreshing mocktails, and offers a diverse menu that caters to a wide range of tastes.

Passport holders get  1 x $40 voucher

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Salmon at KingFisher (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)
Lindy’s on 4th

Lindy’s on 4th is basically heaven for burger lovers — they do the classic American burger a little differently ’round here. They’ve got tons of wild and unique options on the menu that are so good they even got a shout-out on the Travel Channel’s “”Man vs. Food.””

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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The Donkey Punch Burger at Lindy's (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegan Restaurant

Lovin’ Spoonfuls is dedicated to offering a diverse range of plant-based meals. Their menu encompasses breakfast, lunch, dinner, and desserts, ensuring that vegan enthusiasts and those curious about plant-based cuisine have a plethora of delicious options to choose from. Established in 2005, this restaurant has become a staple for vegan dining in the Tucson community.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Banh Mi Chikn sandwich (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Mafia Kitchen

Mafia Kitchen is a Tucson Food Cart that serves up some of the best cannoli in town. From traditional Sicilian to peanut butter chocolate, their desserts are so good they should almost be illegal.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Mafia Kitchen (Photo by Mark Whittaker)
Mojo Cuban Kitchen and Rum Bar

The place to go when you’re craving Cuban food in Tucson. They’ve got everything from classic Cuban dishes like Ropa Vieja to a variety of tasty sandwiches, and even some sweet treats for dessert. Plus, they’ve got Cuban coffee and rum cocktails that’ll make you feel like you’re chilling on the beach.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Photo Courtesy of Mojo Cuban Kitchen and Rum Bar
Monsoon Chocolate

Over at Monsoon Chocolate, they’re not just making chocolate, they’re creating edible masterpieces! Seriously, they have won awards for their amazing chocolates and sweet treats. They use local ingredients and source their cacao from all around the globe. Your sweet tooth will thank you!

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Bon Bons Monsoon Chocolate (Photo by Ryan Brownell)
Noble Hops

A classic Tucson gastropub, Noble Hops is It’s run by two brothers, Aric and Josh Mussman, who are big into handcrafted food and beer. They’ve got everything from pub pretzels to tacos on their menu, and their microbrew lineup is ever-changing.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Noble Hops (Photo credit: Tucson Foodie)
Nook

Nook’s menu reflects an eclectic blend of international cuisine and comfort food, with a focus on fresh and flavorful ingredients. They’ve got everything from pineapple crab rangoons to Korean burgers, and honey chipotle carnitas benedict — certainly a brunch you won’t soon forget.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Nook (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)
Nosh Tucson: Catering & Bakery

NOSH is known as a “”scratch kitchen,”” meaning they make pretty much everything from scratch. Their menu has a whole range of dishes, from small bites like garlic shrimp to big plates like seafood paella. They’ve got a great drinks menu too, and they switch up their menu every day.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers for bakery items + 1 x $100 off catering

(Photo courtesy of Nosh Tucson)
OBON Sushi

If you’re in the mood for sushi or ramen, Obon is the place to be. They’re all about mixing the old with the new to create dishes that will blow your mind, they’ve got a ton of small plates that are perfect for sharing, and their beer, sake, and cocktail lists are impressive.

Passport holders get 1 x $15 vouchers

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Death Free Foodie Ramen at OBON (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Owl’s Club

A cool Western-style bar in the heart of Downtown Tucson, this place is tucked inside this old-school 1920s building decked out with stained glass and chandeliers – totally unique vibe. If you’re into craft cocktails, whiskey, wine, and good vibes, this is your spot.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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(Photo courtesy of Owls Club)
The Parish

As Tucson’s only Southern Fusion Gastropub, The Parish draws its inspiration from Southern comfort, hospitality, and community. The restaurant’s fare is inspired by the culinary influences of its three owners that span from Louisiana to Texas to Arizona, offering a unique blend of southern cuisine.

Passport holders get one (1) complimentary Tapas or Specialty Cocktail with purchase (worth ~$15)

Mesquite Smoked Salmon Salad at The Parish (Photo by Jackie Tran)
Pearly Bottle Shop

Pearly Bottle Shop is all about keeping wine real. They’re big on natural wines—think organic, wild yeast fermented, low sulphur, unfiltered—the whole nine yards. Their wines are like little stories in a bottle, giving you a taste of the soil, sky, and age-old traditions from where they came.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

(Photo courtesy of Pearly Baker Fermentables)
Penca

Penca serves up traditional Mexican cuisine in the heart of downtown — inspired by the flavors of Mexico City, the menu blends pre-Columbian ingredients with Spanish and French influences. And, their Agave Bar is a standout – it’s the first one in Tucson and the perfect selection for any meal.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Ensalada De Temporada (Photo courtesy of Penca)
Penelope Pizza

From traditional options like Margherita to more adventurous choices like the Bubba Pizza featuring a garlic oil base, mozzarella, lemon ricotta, artichoke hearts, and arugula, Penelope’s menu caters to a variety of tastes. They also offer a sweet selection of house-made sodas and lemonade.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers + one (1) free desert at monthly Pasta Night

Oven at Penelope Wood Fired Pizza (Photo by Mark Whittaker)
Portal Cocktails

Portal Cocktails, nestled on Historic Fourth Avenue in Tucson, Arizona, is a unique establishment inspired by the concept of creating a transformational experience for its patrons. The ambiance is designed to be comfortable and inviting, perfect for intimate conversations and sharing secrets.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher

Portal Cocktails (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Prep & Pastry

This high-ceiling, wood-beamed eatery is known for its house-made pastries and quality breakfast dishes and sandwiches. They offer a new American brunch with modern cocktails and flavorful dishes. Plus, the warm, flaky pastries that they serve are designed to remind you of home.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

Up Til The Sunrise at Prep & Pastry (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Pure Poke and Prep

Picture this: juicy, high-quality fish chopped daily, dunked in house-made marinades, topped with anything you want, then finished off with another drizzle of sauce. Their menu is chock-full of Hawaiian goodies, including island-style poke bowls, fish, and prawns, plus a solid selection of craft beers to wash it all down.

Passport holders get 8 x $10 vouchers (4 for each of their two locations)

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Poke Bowl at Pure Poke & Prep (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)
PY Steakhouse

Easily one of the best steakhouses in Tucson, PY Steakhouse takes pride in their locally sourced Arizona prime beef. Their menu boasts not only mouthwatering steaks, but a superb seafood bar, amazing appetizers, and divine desserts to boot. It doesn’t get much more Arizonan than a Prickly Pear Creme Brulee.

Passport holders get 1 x $20 voucher + one (1) complimentary cocktail ($13)

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Rib Eye Steak at PY Steakhouse (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink

Reilly’s serve up artisan-style pizza that’s hand-crafted and totally delicious. They’ve got fresh sandwiches for lunch, handmade pasta for dinner, and don’t even get us started on their drink menu — 20 different craft beers, a selection of draft wines, and a whole bunch of cocktails, plus indoor/outdoor seating to enjoy it all.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)
Renee’s Tucson

This pizzeria is committed to serving locally-sourced and organic food. With a menu rooted in sustainability, Renee’s Organic Oven offers a casual dining environment for health-conscious foodies who don’t want to compromise on taste​.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

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Vegan Takeout Box from Renee's Tucson (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Rocco’s Little Chicago

Rocco’s has been a Tucson favorite since ’98, and once you taste their pizza, you’ll know why. They’ve got three types of Chicago-style pizza that are all award-winning, not to mention some seriously good chicken wings. Plus, they’ve got pasta, salads, and other Italian goodies.

Passport holders get 4 x $10 vouchers

Pasta at Rocco's Little Chicago (Photo credit: Mark Whittaker)
Samurai Sombrero

A food truck with an inventive twist, Samurai Sombrero serves a delectable mix of traditional and modern sushi rolls and other Japanese dishes. From classic California and Spicy Tuna rolls, to unique creations like the signature Sombrero roll and Abigail roll, to other options like Yakitori and vegan sushi — it’s all tremendous!

Passport holders get 4 x $20 vouchers

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Vegan sushi (Photo credit: Hannah Hernandez)
Sand Reckoner Wines

At Sand Reckoner Wines, they’re not just serving wine — they’re giving a full wine experence. Their wines, made from organically farmed vineyards in Wilcox and the Chiricahua mountains, are a true taste of the region. You’ll even get to learn a thing or two about how the wine is made, and you can snag a bottle or two for the road

Passport holders get 2 x $15 vouchers for tastings + 1 x $10 voucher for a bottle of wine

Photo Courtesy of Sand Reckoner Wines
Simon Hazel Cellars

Simon Hazel is more than just hand-picked top-notch wines — they put on awesome events like Wine & Jazz Happy Hours with live music and killer charcuterie spreads. They even host private tastings and events where you can get your own charcuterie board and personal wine tasting journal!

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers (bottle shop) + 1 x $60 (private tasting)

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Simon Hazel Cellars (Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)
Sito’s Fresh Market

A unique fusion of a traditional carniceria + taqueria, Sito’s Fresh Market offers a one-stop shop for grocery items, fresh produce, and delicious Mexican fare. They are known for their hearty menudo, hefty burros, homemade tamales, and inventive raspados made with locally produced fruits.

Passport holders get Free raspado every visit.

Photo Courtesy of Sito's Fresh Market
Snake & Barrel

The place to be if you’re into dang good drinks and quality spirits. With a generous selection of whiskeys, gins, rums, tequilas, mezcals, and more, and a compelling cocktail list, this speakeasy-style cocktail lounge is a great spot for friends, dates, and fun.

Passport holders get $2 off every visit

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Snake & Barrel (Photo credit: Taylor Noel Photography)
Thunder Bacon Burger Co.

Craving a good old-fashioned burger with a twist? Try something wild like a burger with fire-roasted green chili, smoked bleu cheese, bacon, and raspberry preserves. And don’t worry, veggie lovers – they’ve got you covered. Grab yourself a classic Rootbeer Float or draft beer while you’re at it.

Passport holders get 12 x $10 vouchers (wow!)

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The Thunder Classic Burger at Thunder Bacon Burger Co. (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)
Transit Tea

Transit Tea brews fresh teas every day from loose leaves they’ve sourced from, well, everywhere! They serve their tea hot, iced, sparkling, and even in a special form they call “”Snow””. Each drink is crafted to spark a trip down memory lane, a phenomenon they like to call “”new-stalgia””.

Passport holders get 12 x $10 vouchers (wow!)

Teas & Treats at Transit Tea (Photo credit: Adam Lehrman)
Tucson Hop Shop

Tucson Hop Shop stands out as  north Tucson’s premier destination for craft beer and wine enthusiasts. This establishment functions as a bar, bottle shop, growler-fill station, and an Urban Beer Garden. Recognized for its excellence, Tucson Hop Shop was named CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bar of Arizona in 2017 and Big 7 Travel’s Best Craft Beer Bar in Arizona for 2019.

Passport holders get 1 x $5 voucher

Tucson Hop Shop taproom (Photo by Jackie Tran)
Tucson Tamale Company on Oracle

The go-to spot for fantastic tamales in Tucson. Whether you’re dining in or taking out, you’ll find a variety of tasty options to choose from. And, an added bonus – you can snag some frozen tamales for a quick and delicious meal at home later​.

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers (with purchase) + BOGO hot sauces (per location)

(Photo courtesy of Tucson Tamale Company on Facebook)
Tucson Wings

These folks have nailed the art of making delicious chicken wings. You can pick your own sauce or rub to go with your wings or boneless wings. They’ve got everything from buffalo and sweet chili to mango habañero sauces, and rubs like lemon pepper and Jamaican jerk. And don’t forget to order a side of fries or fried pickles!

Passport holders get 2 x $20 vouchers

(Photo courtesy of Tucson Wings)
Vera Earl Premium Beef

Vera Earl is all about beef that comes from happy, grass-fed cattle that are later treated to a corn diet, which gives the meat that amazing marbling. Plus, they’ve got all the good stuff—no hormones, no antibiotics, and no animal byproducts, all while staying true to sustainable farming.

Passport holders get 4 x $20 vouchers

Vera Earl Ranch (Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)
Vero Amore – Swan

A genuine Italian restaurant, offering traditional wood-fired pizzas, a variety of pasta dishes, and delectable house specialties such as Blackened Salmon Sorrento and Bistro Steak. Its menu is a testament to the heartiness and richness of Italian cuisine, with offerings for both lunch and dinner

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

(Photo courtesy of Vero Amore on Swan)
Whiskey del Bac

Whiskey del Bac is renowned for its American Single Malt whiskies. These whiskies are uniquely distilled in the Sonoran desert, employing traditional Scottish methods but with a distinctive twist: they use mesquite instead of peat. Every whiskey expression crafted by Whiskey Del Bac is grain-to-glass and is produced within their distillery in the heart of Tucson, capturing the essence of the Southwestern heritage.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Photo Courtesy of Whiskey Del Bac
Zio Peppe

Zio Peppe is where you go when you want Italian food with a twist. They’ve taken classic Italian-American dishes like pizza and pasta, and jazzed them up with a little bit of Tucson and Sonora flavor. It’s an amazing blend of cultures in every bite.

Passport holders get 1 x $40 voucher

Birria Pizza at Zio Peppe (Photo credit: Jackie Tran)