Over the past few years, you’ve probably muttered, “Oh my God, Louise, will this roadwork ever be finished?” as you drive down Broadway Boulevard between Euclid and Country Club Roads.
Well, now is the time and improvement projects are underway sunshine mile (It’s actually two miles.) It concluded with a “completion party” on Thursday, October 27th.
During this period of asphalt-laying and concrete-pouring mayhem, many businesses held their ground and new ideas were born. Bungalow block. The completion date is undecided, but it will definitely become a popular gourmet spot once completed.
So whether you’ve avoided the area or don’t travel deep into the woods too often, we’d like to shed some light on the local restaurants and bars along the Sunshine Mile. A big shout out to them and their resilience.
18 S. Eastbourne Ave.
After being nominated three times, Don Guerra Barrio Bread won the James Beard Award for ‘Outstanding Baker’. However, the road construction could not bring down the galley. In fact, the biggest traffic jam along the Sunshine Mile may be the line of fans outside the bakery waiting to get their bread.
Read the June 2022 article, Barrio Bread’s Don Guerra Wins James Beard Award.
For more information, visit barriobread.com.
Bisbee Breakfast Club
2936 E. Broadway Blvd.
If you’re looking for straight-up diner food and atmosphere, the Bisbee Breakfast Club is the place to go. We could have eaten at the original location elsewhere in Tucson, or even Bisbee of all places.of chicken fried steak go well with brass monkey (Large orange juice and a tall can of Mickey).
For more information, please visit bisbeebreakfastclub.com.
3000 E. Broadway Blvd.
This excellent pizza joint offers several heart-warming pizzas. in Farora, The Zucca The combination of butternut squash puree, zucchini, garlic, sage and grated Brazil nuts makes it completely vegan. Butternut squash puree adds saucy flavor with warm spice, zucchini adds texture and richness, and garlic and sage complement the squash puree.
Plus, if you bring a record to your team and spin it between 4pm and 5pm every day, you’ll get a bottle of wine.
For more information, visit falora.com.
2900 E. Broadway Blvd.
If you want to deepen your knowledge of Asian cuisine, sample superior versions of classic Korean dishes, or simply want to try something new, go to Kimchi Time. A casual dining spot is located in the same parking lot of Laff’s Comedy Club — Seriously.
For more information, follow Kimchi Time on Instagram.
Kiss of Smoke BBQ
663 S. Plummer Ave.
As you cruise the newly paved Broadway Boulevard, bypass Plummer Avenue, where a barbecue lover’s paradise awaits you. The menu offers many standard BBQ joint options, but the team takes pride in their homemade rubs and sauces. Of course, it’s full of secret ingredients. The meat is smoked with pecans and cherry wood for a mild smoked taste, and the chicken has mesquite added to the wood mix.
For more information, visit kissofsmokebbq.com.
Laverna’s Coffee Shop
220 S. Plummer Ave.
In addition to the Bisbee Breakfast Club, this joint adds another breakfast diner along the Sunshine Mile. There’s a lot to say about this spot on Plummer Avenue. One thing is for sure, though: the pancakes shouldn’t be missed.
For more information, visit Laverna’s Coffee Shop on Facebook.
2936 E. Broadway Blvd.
Sometimes you need a little excitement in the morning, and Ombre Coffee has that desirable caffeine kick. Come on, add a little extra ‘pump’ to your afternoon.
For more information, please visit ombrecoffee.com.
Rocko’s Little Chicago
2707 E. Broadway Blvd.
Pizza, chicken wings, beer, and even quirky messages appear on marquee signs. During the renovation of the Sunshine Mile, the special combination of food and fun never ceased. Pizza joints have made the most of certain circumstances over the past few years. Now, with no obstacles to get into the parking lot, Rocco’s is ready to lock.
For more information, visit roccoslittlechicago.com.
627 S. Vine Ave.
Roma Imports is located on South Vine, just around the corner from South Kino Parkway and the Padre Kino statue on East 15th Street, serving international cuisine. world of secular foodMost of the food is Italian, but you can also find a variety of quiche, chicken paprikash, bratwurst and more.
Read the July 2022 article “A trip to Roma Imports is like a trip around the world”.
For more information, visit romaimports.com.
139 S. Eastbourne Ave.
Since opening in 2014, Sidecar has brought craft cocktails to the historic Broadway Village of Midtown Tucson. So you can grab a drink, hang out on the patio, strike up a conversation with a stranger, walk over to Desert Island Records, and spend tons of money on new and used vinyl records.
For more information, visit barsidecar.com.
673 S. Plummer Ave.
With cheap beer, friendly patrons, live music and pool games, the Silver Room is the perfect place for a low-key evening. A Tucson classic at its best.
For more information follow the Silver Room on Facebook.
1830 E. Broadway Blvd.
You’ve seen this place in the shopping center near the corner of Campbell and Broadway Boulevards. For just $9, poke salad Sushi Cho is one of the fresh must try.
For more information, follow Sushi Cho on Facebook.
3048 E. Broadway Blvd.
If you look at the Sushi Garden menu, you’ll see that there are many. The team offers sushi, sashimi, seafood, tempura, teriyaki, vegetarian options and more. There’s also a nice bar if you’re looking for something simple like edamame or a cold beer while watching sports on TV.
For more information, visit sushigarden.com.
299 S. Park Avenue
Since opening in 1989, Tooley’s Cafe has been known for its shredded turkey tacos and burritos, shaded patios, walk-up windows, and fluffy chocolate chip cookies. Ron Schwaib Owned.Now with Ron’s wife Patricia Schwabe Tooley’s at the helm is looking to expand.
Read the October 2022 article Tooley’s Cafe Past, Present and Future.
For more information, follow Tooley’s Cafe on Facebook.
902 E. Broadway Blvd.
Hey we really like this place. I think it should be reopened soon. The restaurant has been temporarily closed for a few years now, but we hope the doors open again.
For more information, visit welcomediner.net.
Ethiopian food in Zemam
2731 E. Broadway Blvd.
The temporarily closed original Zemam’s Ethiopian Cuisine location at 2731 E. Broadway Blvd. plans to expand the restaurant with a new patio and bar highlighting international sports. In the meantime, visit Zemams Two on the Speedway near 6th Avenue.
For more information, visit zemamsrestaurants.com.