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Li'l Abner's Steakhouse

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8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
+1 520-744-2800
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here with a group. It's a little off the beaten path, but totally worth it. It's fun to stand around and watch the food prepared on the large, wood fire pit. Plan on around $50ish per person, but you'll leave full and happy.

Thank JDMiller_7
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I'm not so fond of meat but every so often the need is upon me. This is the place to go.service was perfect.the steak was beyond perfection..the price was worth it. It was perfection with cutlery...I am drooling just thinking about it again.need i say more

1 Thank tucsonfran
Newburgh, Indiana
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169 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I don't mind paying a little more as long as the place deserves it and Li'l Abner's fits that description. We ate there twice during our week trip to Tucson. The atmosphere is fantastic. Our server's name was Amber and she was wonderful. I am 52 years old and I would put their bone in Ribeye ($34.95) on my top... More 

1 Thank Blake812
Tucson, Arizona
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Almost fainted when we saw the $42,95 price for a t-bone..All you get for side is some iceberg lettuce & beans w/bread soaked in margarine. Steaks were good but atmosphere is primitive..Lots of smoke from the grill outside makes dining outside unpleasant.

1 Thank Fancynancy2812
Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I had heard about L'il Abners for years but never been. My niece and her family took me there for dinner. It is rustic, with picnic tables inside and out. Lots of writing on the walls from previous patrons and a lovely picture of John Wayne over the fireplace. They do now have menus, which makes it nice to see... More 

Thank LindaL1971
Carson City, Nevada
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190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friends picked me up at the airport and took me to Lil Abner's. This is an old, historic location that was a stage stop for the Butterfield Express stage line in the early 1800's. I had no idea of what to expect and as it was already dark I didn't really grasp the expanse of the facility. It is... More 

Thank J R W
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation of a local and it was great. Staff was on point and the beer was cold. Steak was really good along with the rest. Different from the normal but not for snobs. Anyone visiting from the south east would love it!!

Thank Dallas5015
Oro Valley, Arizona
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175 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We only live about 15 miles from this place but hadn't been back for over 10 years because it seemed expensive. We went with out of state guests and we all enjoyed it! Our steaks were delicious and melted in your mouth with absolutely no waste to them what so ever. We each had a 7 oz. filet that was... More 

Thank SharonLDRN
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Meat is cooked outdoors on open firepit. Portions are real big. This place is not for vegetarians! Had the beef ribs, steak and pork ribs. All cooked great. The haunting stories that go with this old stagecoach stop made the meal memorable.

Thank mikL4138OW
Tucson, Arizona
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124 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We get to Li'l Abner's Steakhouse in Marana on the west side of I 10 at least once a year. There's nothing fancy. Just a rock solid effort for meat eaters......from cowboy steaks, to rib eyes, sirloin, ribs..........with baked potatoes, corn on the cob.....always prefaced by a lettuce salad with your choice of dressing. Photos of old western film stars,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8501 N Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743-9513
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-2800

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?