Student-Friendly Food Deals in Tucson This Summer

Got cravings? Here’s a roundup of the best student-friendly food deals in Tucson this summer.

student friendly food deals tucsonCOVID-19 has had an impact on all of Tucson, especially the restaurant industry. Don’t despair – throughout the months of July and August, many Tucson restaurants, breweries, and wineries are offering some incredible student-friendly food deals for just $20!

 In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of SAACA’s charitable fundraising events have been canceled this year. However, SAACA is using this as an opportunity to show their support to their much-loved foodie community. They announced in a statement on their website:

“We have decided to donate all our annual media partnerships which would typically be used to promote these community events and give back to our chefs, culinary, and restaurant partners at no cost. We ask that you continue to support Tucson’s unique culinary heritage this summer while supporting our chefs, restaurants, and culinary makers who are most in need.”

Available only in July and August, you’d better get your diaries out to start food planning with all these deals to choose from…

Barrio Brewing Company

$20 Take-out Special: Order of Wings (Traditional or Any Flavor), a Chicken Quesadilla, and a six-pack of Barrio Beer (choose from Blonde, Rojo, Citrazona, or Hipsterville Hazy IPA). A steal!

Bellissimo Ristorante Italiano

$20 Dine-in Special: Simple Salad, house-made Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, followed by a Petite Tiramisu.

Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

$20 Dine-in Special: BBQ Meal Deal, which includes half a pound of your choice of Brisket, Pulled Pork or Smoked Chicken. Choose from two sides, including Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Serrano Grits, Mashed Potatoes, Drop Biscuits, Sonoran Beans, or Side Salad. Plus, you get a serving of their House Cobbler.

Charred Pie Wood-fired Pizza Kitchen

$20 Dine-in Special: Your choice of one pizza or sandwich, a glass of beer or wine, followed by one dessert.

Dante’s Fire

$20 Dine-in or Take-out Special: Dante’s are offering weekly $20 Meal Kits, a daily Happy Hour, and some exquisite chef specials. Call them on (520) 382-9255 to inquire.

Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro

$20 Takeout Special: Get one whole Spinach, Tomato, and Feta Quiche for just $20.

Harvest Restaurant

$20 Dine-in Special: Your choice of a gourmet burger or sandwich, one pint of craft beer or a glass of house wine, plus a dessert.

Inca’s Peruvian Cuisine

$20 Dine-in or Takeout Special: Pollo a la Brasa – An entire rotisserie chicken with fries and a salad

Micha’s Restaurant

$20 Dine-in or Takeout Special: Your choice of two entrees including two Chicken Enchiladas, two Machaca (Shredded Beef) Enchiladas, two Ground Beef Tacos, or two Pattie Beef Tacos. Each entree is served with rice and beans.

Savaya Coffee Market (Oro Valley location)

$20 Takeout Special: Your choice of four 16-ounce iced toddy coffees or four 10-ounce hot flavored lattes with dairy or plant-based milk, or 16 ounces of whole espresso blend beans (ground or whole).

The University of Arizona has announced plans to resume in-person classes in fall 2020. Be sure to secure your accommodation with us for the new academic school year.