Trail Dust Town is a recreated Old West town on the far east side of Tucson. Here you will find Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse (same owner as El Corral in central Tucson); a miniature train to ride around town in; an opera house, shops, and my favorite: Dakota Cafe. Dakota Café and Catering serves American dishes for lunch and dinner daily. (520)298-7188 Train Schedule: Monday – Friday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm; Saturday and Sunday: 4:30pm – 9:00pm Visit the website. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd. Tucson, AZ 85715 520-296-4551 … Continue reading
El Corral Steakhouse on River Road in Tucson is hugely popular. Their specialty is prime rib enjoyed in a casual dining atmosphere.Continue reading
As you’re headed down the I-19 from Tucson to Tumacacori, you will see a sign for the little town of Amado. Most prominently, you will see two rustic looking restaurants across the street from each other.
One, the Cow Palace, has a large cow on the roof. The other, the Longhorn Grill, sports a gigantic cow skull for an entrance.
This used to be a stage coach stop back in the Old West not so long ago. Full bar. Outdoor seating with live music on weekends. Big BBQ. Good steaks. Better ribs. Lil Abner’s would be a 3.5 Saguaro, but I had to give it a half Saguaro for authenticity.Continue reading