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Contemporary Dinner Cuisine at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails by Janos (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Downtown Tucson

89% of 1,237 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

James Beard Award–winning chef melds local ingredients with global culinary techniques to create a menu of elegant, eclectic cuisine

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Promotional value expires Oct 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. $30 Groupon must be redeemed by 2 or more; must purchase 2 entrees. $60 Groupon must be redeemed by 4 or more; must purchase 4 entrees. Dine-in only. Dinner only. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Not valid toward bar, happy hour, or late night menus. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $15 for $30 worth of contemporary, global dinner cuisine for two or more
  • $29 for $60 worth of contemporary, global dinner cuisine for four or more

Chefs kick things off with bowls of black mussels in white wine, spanish chorizo, garlic, and basil ($10–$18) or spring-albacore-tuna crostini with black olives, italian anchovies, and a hard-cooked egg ($8). They also craft entrees of honey-, soy-, and ginger-marinated duck breast alongside barbecue fried rice and sichuan eggplant ($20), as well as trout and fried oysters overflowing with greens, creamed corn, and fried potatoes ($22). See the full dinner menu.

DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails

Lauded as "Tucson's most celebrated chef" by the New York Times, and the Best Chef in the Southwest by the James Beard Foundation, Chef Janos Wilder has been perfecting his craft for more than 40 years, as evidenced by the simple, elegant cuisine at his latest venture, DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails. After cooking his way through high school and college, Wilder's travels whisked him to the mountains of Colorado, where a three-year residency as a chef at a historic inn propelled him into a lifelong appreciation of locally sourced ingredients. Sojourning to Bordeaux, France in the early ’80s, Janos worked among Michelin Guide Award–winning chefs, where he learned firsthand about French cuisine and techniques.

Returning to the States on a mission to put to his French experiences to work, Janos landed in Tucson. Quickly realizing that the local gardens produced chilies, beans, and squash, he explored ingredients such as prickly-pear cacti, mesquite flour, and Wily Coyotes native to the Southwest landscape. In 1983, his first restaurant, Janos, opened its doors, and there, Wilder pioneered a menu that fused southwestern ingredients with classic French dishes. Today, DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails employs some of those same techniques, drawing from other regions such as Asia to craft fish tacos drizzled with rémoulade, dark-chocolate-and-jalapeño ice-cream sundaes, and a host of imaginative cocktails.


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  • “Fabulous food and service!”

  • “Great service and fine food. ”

  • “Very interesting menu. Definitely try the appetizers. ”

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    Downtown Tucson

    135 South 6th Avenue

    Tucson, AZ 85701

    +15206237700

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89% of the people were positive about the Cocktails, most described it as Excellent.
86% of the people were positive about the Ambience, most described it as Great.
80% of the people were positive about the Chef, most described it as Excellent.
83% of the people were positive about the Entrees.
89% of the people were positive about the Ambiance, most described it as Great.
88% of the people were positive about the Downtown.
83% of the people were positive about the Salad, most described it as Crisp.
80% of the people were positive about the Flavor.
89% of the people were positive about the Dinner, most described it as Yummy.
95% of the people were positive about the Menu, most described it as Creative.
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