Tucson, Ariz— In addition to all the wonderful holiday specials , this year the Tucson Originals are also offering a special deal on the Tucson Original Gift Card. Now through the end of December, the purchase of a $100 gift card gets you a bonus card of $20 or a $50 card gets you a $10 bonus card. With over 30 restaurants to choose from, this is the best deal of the year. Tucson Original Gift cards can be purchased at www.tucsonoriginals.com. The buyer has the option of printing out the card/s, emailing them to a recipient or storing the purchase on their smartphone for easy redemption at the restaurant of their choice. Holiday specials from individual restaurants are as follows:
1335 W. Lambert Lane, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Christmas – Noble Hops will offer a Christmas Ham Dinner served with mashed potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables, with a burgundy cranberry sauce for $19, in addition to the regular menu on December 22, 23, and 24.
2041 S Craycroft
Christmas Eve till 8, Christmas Day Closed,
New Years Eve till 8, New Years Day open at 4 till 9
Mama Louisa’s will offer their regular menus an in addition to early evening holiday specials from 3 to 6:30, Pasta Bar Christmas Eve 11am-2pm and New Years Eve 11am-
Ghini’s French Caffe
1803 E Prince Road
Christmas: Ghini’s French Caffe will be serving their homemade eggnog thru 12/31 along with Chocolate Mint Mocha,Gingerbread latte, Pecan pie latte and Cinnamon cappuccinos and Fresh made Stollen and Christmas Yule logs. Open Christmas eve serving breakfast all day.
New Years Eve and New Year’s Day: Ghini’s French Caffe will be serving breakfast all day on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day as well as $1 off all recovery beverages.
14 West Grant Road
New Year’s Day: Mother Hubbard’s Cafe will be open New Years day, from 8:00a.m. till 1:00p.m.and will be serving black-eyed peas and collard greens and the special of the day – eggs, country ham with red-eye gravy and biscuits.
Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro
5845 N Oracle Rd Tucson AZ 85704
Christmas and New Years: Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro offering Special Gluten Free Holiday, pies, stuffing, gravy, dinner rolls as well as fancy cookie boxes in three sizes available, shipping available. “Indulge Yourself Again!”
Pastiche Modern Eatery
3025 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Pastiche Modern Eatery will be open on Christmas Eve serving from 11am to 9pm and on Christmas Day from 4 to 9 pm. serving a wonderful a la carte Christmas Special Menu featuring Classic Oven Roasted Turkey, Pumpkin Ravioli, Walnut Thyme Crusted Pork Chop, Certified Angus Beef Prime Rib and more.
New Year’s Eve: They will be open from 11:30am to midnight offering their full menu plus special dishes like Prime Rib, Roasted Lamb and much more. Champagne specials will be offered throughout the evening.
Tavolino Ristorante Italiano
2890 E Skyline Drive
Christmas Eve: Enjoy a very Italian Christmas Eve tradition at Tavolino with the Festa dei Sette Pesci – the Feast of the Seven Fishes. – a five course meal with paired wines for $85 per person ++. Seatings are at 5 and 8pm. Reservations are required.
6320 E Tanque Verde Rd
Christmas Eve: Jonathan’s cork will be open on Christmas Eve for dinner beginning at 4pm and along with the regular menu is offering the following holiday specials from Dec 22nd thru the 24th; Seabass with a Crab Cream Sauce, Cranberry Apple -Stuffed Pork Chop, Surf and Turf -Filet and Lobster Tail.
New Year’s Eve: in addition to the regular menu., Chef Jonathan Landeen will offer a special menu featuring and 8oz Filet of Beef stuffed with Danish Bleu Cheese (33), a Surf and turf 6 oz Filet with a 5-6 oz cold Australian lobster tail (33) and Seabass with Crab Imperial sauce (26.50). There will be three seatings beginning at 5pm through 9:30pm. A complimentary champagne toast will be offered at midnight. Reservations are a must.
Rocco’s Little Italian Pizzeria
2707 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ, 85716
CHRISTMAS EVE: Rocco’s will be open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will be celebrating their 15th anniversary and the opening of their new bar for the week between Christmas Eve and NY Eve,
NEW YEAR’S EVE: Rocco’s will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve serving from the regular menu with lots of food and drink specials at the new full-service bar.
The Restaurants of Casino del Sol Resort
5655 West Valencia Road
Tucson, AZ 85757
Christmas Eve: at PY Steakhouse Christmas Dinner is offering a multi course prix fixe dinner for $45 pp++ from 4pm – 9pm. Reservations are a must
New Year’s Eve: at PY Steakhouse – Starting at $48pp ++ from 4pm – 9pm. Prix Fixe multi course dinner at the award-winning PY Steakhouse is not to be missed! Wine pairings are available. Seating is limited, Reservations are a must.
Mercado san Agustin
100 S Avenida del Convento
Tucson, AZ 85719
Christmas Eve – Open 5-10 p.m. Christmas Eve; holiday specials and regular menu. $14-$36. 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Dec 31, NY Eve: Offering a prix fixe five course menu from 5pm to 2am and live entertainment. Price includes a champagne cocktail. $75 pp ++
Festa Buffet Christmas Day – $30 10am – 10pm -Enjoy a glorious buffet on Christmas Day at Festa International Buffet , with cuisine from around the world and live action cooking stations showcasing traditional favorites day and night.
Festa Buffet New Year’s Eve – $28 4pm – 10pm Ring in the New Year at Festa International Buffet with cuisine from around the world and live action cooking stations showcasing traditional favorites day and night.
Tequila Factory New Year’s Eve – Starting at $18pp Serving from the regular menu plus holiday special dinners starting at $18pp Enjoy the classic dishes of Mexico – beef, chicken, fresh tortillas, homemade soups, unique salads and appetizers,- all are prepared with the secret spices and sauces of past generations.
Moby’s Christmas Day – Enjoy the nostalgia of decades past at Moby’s, the beach themed diner featuring is featuring an All American Prime Rib Dinner for $17.95pp.