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Small Wonders Tucson

Small Wonders Tucson

A collection of locally owned restaurants, retail shops and adventures

Go Local! The businesses in this map are all locally owned, Arizona businesses. Supporting these businesses means more money stays in Arizona and creates a unique community. To find locally owned businesses of all kinds, visit our business directory.

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1) Agustin Kitchen

Local, new American cuisine at this downtown favorite. Happy Hour daily 3 pm - 6 pm and a famous weekend brunch. agustinkitchen.com

100 S. Avenida Del Convento, #150, 520.398.5382
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2) Mast

A collaborative storefront run by three women who create much of the stock. The wares include highly curated local and national independent designs. ilovemast.com

100 S. Avenida Del Convento, #120, 520.495.5920
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3) Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio

Contemporary Glass Art featuring gift items, jewelry & sculpture from nationally recognized artists & a glassblowing studio where visitors may watch artists working. philabaumglass.com

711 S. 6th Ave, 520.884.7404
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4) 5 Points Market & Restaurant

Just south of downtown, 5 Points Market & Restaurant partners with local farmers & artisans to serve expertly crafted meals, coffee & dessert. 5pointstucson.com

756 S. Stone Ave, 520.623.3888

5) Cafe Desta

Ethiopian cuisine and coffee. Many vegan and gluten free options. cafedesta.com

758 S. Stone Ave, 520.370.7000
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6) Jewish History Museum

Dedicated to preserving the AZ Territory’s first synagogue building & the collection, preservation, exhibition & teaching of Southern AZ Jewish heritage. Home to the Holocaust History Center. jewishhistorymuseum.org

564 S. Stone Ave, 520.670.9073

7) The Downtown Clifton

Stylish accommodations and personalized service in historic downtown Tucson. Walk to the best downtown Tucson pubs, restaurants and event venues. Stay awhile. downtowntucsonhotel.com

485 S. Stone Ave, 520.623.3163
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8) Visit Tucson

We know where locals go! Stop by the Tucson Visitor Center for your FREE Visit Tucson Official Travel Guide for ideas on shopping, dining and attractions! visittucson.org

100 S. Church Ave, 800.638.8350
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9) Riveted

Cool vintage items that give your space personality, new pieces that keep things modern & special treasures to give as gifts. desert | vintage | modern | industrial home goods & design. rivetedstudio.com

40 W. Broadway Blvd, 520.882.2756
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10) Fox Tucson Theatre

The Crown Jewel of Downtown, this fully-restored 1930’s Art Deco theatre presents live performances, classic movies and special events. Every performance offers audiences an intimate experience. foxtucsontheatre.org

17 W. Congress St, 520.547.3040
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11) Krikawa Jewelry Designs

Visit the heart of downtown & experience remarkable fine jewelry handmade by the best local artists. Unique wedding & engagement rings custom made on-site. krikawa.com

21 E. Congress St, 520.322.6090
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12) Tucson Museum Of Art

Tucson Museum of Art offers local & national exhibitions, educational & participatory programs & special events, Museum store featuring local artisans. Home to Café à la C’Art. tucsonmuseumofart.org

140 N. Main Ave, 520.624.2333
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13) Café À La C’art

Named a Food & Wine best museum cafe. Gourmet sandwiches, salads, decadent desserts. Garden patio, full bar menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch. cafealacarttucson.com

150 N. Main St, 520.628.8533
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14) La Cocina Restaurant

Bar! Food! Music! Creative cocktails & local beer; globally inspired food; live music & DJs. Courtyard dining; cantina; European style pub. Lunch, dinner, weekend brunch. lacocinatucson.com

201 N. Court Ave, 520.622.0351

15) The Presidio San Agustín

Presidio San Agustín Museum, on the site of Tucson’s original Spanish fort, is a reconstruction featuring exhibits and living history programming about Tucson’s history and culture. TucsonPresidio.com

196 N. Court Ave, 520.837.8119
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16) Carly Quinn Designs

Custom, ready to hang, one of a kind hand glazed tile murals and trivets made in our studio in the heart of Downtown Tucson. carlyquinndesigns.com

403 N. 6th Ave, #119, 520.624.4117
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18) Borderlands Brewing Company

All natural, award winning beers using traditional Southwestern ingredients. The tap room is located in Tucson’s Historic Warehouse Arts District and is open Wed-Sun at noon. borderlandsbrewing.com

119 E. Toole Ave, 520.261.8773
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19) Veg In A Box

Let’s start a Vegalution! Awesome healthy vegan cuisine and amazing smoothies. Visit us on Facebook.

75 E. Pennington, 520.624.0179

20) Children’s Museum Tucson

Children’s Museum Tucson is where imagination & learning connect with interactive, educational & hands-on exhibits for the young & young at heart! childrensmuseumtucson.org

200 S. 6th Ave, 520.792.9985
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21) Etherton Gallery

One of Tucson’s most enduring art spaces, specializing in rare, vintage and contemporary fine art photography. Also showcasing work by top regional artists. ethertongallery.com

135 S. 6th Ave, 520.624.7370
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22) Johnny Gibson’s Downtown Market

Downtown’s only complete food market. Fresh produce, meats, fish, beer, wine, deli and groceries. 16 local beers on tap. Lovely patio setting. gibsonsmarket.com

11 S. 6th Ave, 520.393.8544
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23) Tucson Olive Central

Offering the finest quality olive oils, balsamic vinegars, stuffed olives, sauces, salsas, sea salts, pestos and beauty products. Stop in for a sample! tucsongourmetfoods.com

222 E. Congress St, 520.887.3339

24) Hub Restaurant & Creamery

Tucson’s award-winning downtown destination for casual-to-fine latenight dining, inventive cocktails and legendary ice cream, all served up in a hip, yet family-friendly atmosphere! hubdowntown.com

266 E. Congress St, 520.207.8201
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25) Hub Ice Cream Factory

Make your day a little sweeter with handcrafted ice cream and oodles of ever-changing, house-made treats. 300 rotating flavors with 24 available at a time. hubicecream.com

245 E Congress St, 520.622.0255
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26) Fors Shop

fors SHOP is a museum style gift shop where design and whimsy guide the curation of housewares, jewelry, games and books! forsshop.com

245 E. Congress #135, 520.795.9888
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27) Playground Bar & Lounge

Playground Bar & Lounge, in the heart of Downtown Tucson, is perfect for watching the game, late-night dining, rooftop dancing or hosting your next private event! playgroundtucson.com

278 E. Congress St, 520.396.3691
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28) Proper

Award-winning cuisine in the heart of downtown. Arizona farm focused, fresh, smartly sourced food. Awesome Happy Hour, lunch and dinner daily. Weekend brunch. Sustainable. Local. propertucson.com

300 E. Congress St, 520.396.3357
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30) Hotel Congress

This historic hotel is home to Cup Café, Club Congress & Copper Hall - Hotel Congress is at the center of history & entertainment in Downtown Tucson. hotelcongress.com

311 E. Congress St, 520.622.8848
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31) R Bar

Tucson’s Best Alley Bar. Located across Herbert Alley from Rialto Theatre, features craft cocktails, beer and wine and a steel mural telling the “story of Tucson”. rbartucson.com

350 E. Congress St, #110, 520.305.3599

32) Fed By Threads

Visit this curated market for American-Made And Sustainable Clothing designers. We feed twelve emergency meals to food-insecure Americans per item sold via foodbanks nationwide. fedbythreads.com

345 E. Congress St, 520.396.4304
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33) Maynards Market & Kitchen

Maynards Kitchen features French inspired American food made fresh daily with local ingredients. Maynards Market features quick-service, chef-prepared food to eat in or take away. maynardstucson.com

400 N. Toole Ave, 520.545.0577
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34) Laura Tanzer Designs

Modern sophisticated clothing blending exquisite textures, luxurious fabrics, and digital printing creating a symphony of fashion. Beautiful garments, excellent fit and distinctive style. lauratanzerdesigns.com

410 N. Toole Ave, #110, 520.981.9891
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35) The Coronet

A fresh take on Old World cuisine. Exceptional bar, lovely patio, music often. Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm. Best weekend brunch. A food lovers destination! cafecoronet.com

402 E. 9th St, 520.222.9889
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36) Buffet Bar & Crockpot

Oldest bar in Tucson, serving very cold beer for over 80 years. One of America’s Best Dive Bars according to Esquire magazine! Happy Minutes at 6pm and 11pm. thebuffetbar.com

538 E. 9th St, 520.623.6811
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37) Tucson Thrift Shop

Funky hybrid of vintage & new featuring streetwear, theme party & costuming. Jewelry, hats, props, wigs, accessories & more. A fun place to shop! tucsonthriftshop.com

319 N. 4th Ave, 520.623.8736
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38) Che’s Lounge

Tucson’s favorite for over a decade. The perfect place to meet friends, listen to music, enjoy great cocktails and take in the 4th Avenue vibe. cheslounge.com

350 N. 4th Ave, 520.623.2088
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39) Food Conspiracy Co-Op

Food Conspiracy Co-op is Tucson’s community-owned grocery store owned by its members and open to the public. Your source for local, organic and sustainable goods. foodconspiracy.coop

412 N. 4th Ave, 520.624.4821
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40) Pop-Cycle

Pop-Cycle features fantastic gifts, apparel, furniture & paper goods, all made from sustainable, organic & up-cycled materials. Many items made in-house or locally. Treat yourself! popcycleshop.com

422 N. 4th Ave, 520.622.3297
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41) Mr. Head’s Art Gallery & Bar

Fun and friendly bar that hosts live and local music, as well as local art and local beers. Find us on Facebook.

513 N. 4th Ave, 520.792.2710
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42) Brooklyn Pizza

Voted Best Pizza in Tucson! Come enjoy our fresh baked, hand tossed, solar powered pizza! Next to Sky Bar and 4th Avenue Yoga. brooklynpizzacompany.com

534 N. 4th Ave, 520.622.6868
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43) Sky Bar

Tucson’s 100% solar powered cafe by day, astronomy bar by night. Happy Hour 4-8pm daily. Located next to Brooklyn Pizza Company and 4th Avenue Yoga. skybartucson.com

536 N. 4th Ave, 520.622.4300
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44) Epic Cafe

Very eclectic bakery, restaurant and renowned coffeehouse. All items are baked from scratch. Coffee beans roasted weekly three blocks away. epiccafe.com

745 N. 4th Ave, 520.624.6844

45) Frog & Firkin

Mouth watering pizza, sandwiches, burgers & salads. 26 beers on draft & 150 bottled beers! Enjoy TV viewing on our great patio or inside! frogandfirkin.com

874 E. University Blvd, 520.623.7507

46) Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company

Serving quality food & award winning microbrews since 1971. On the corner of University & Tyndall. gentlebens.com

865 E. University Blvd, 520.624.4177
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47) Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Cue

Aloha! Whether you’re a weary Wildcat looking for cheap eats or out with family, you’ll find something to like. Hawaiian plate lunches, homemade desserts and daily specials. mamashawaiianbbq.com

850 E. Speedway Blvd, 520.792.2350
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48) Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs at the Lost Barrio, a unique collection of shops and galleries located in a historic warehouse district. Specializing in all things beautiful. petroglyphstucson.com

228 S. Park Ave, 520.628.4764
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49) Colonial Frontiers

Offering unique antique Colonial style furniture, folk art, architectural elements, doors, columns, iron gates and gift items from our travels around the world. colonialfrontiers.com

244 S. Park Ave, 520.622.7400
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50) Barrio Brewing

Longtime Southern Arizona favorite, serving award winning craft beer and delicious food, located in a neighborhood warehouse by the railroad tracks, just south of downtown Tucson. Barriobrewing.com

800 E. 16th St, 520.791.2739
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Additional Tucson Small Wonder Listings

17) EXO Roast Company 520.777.4709

exocoffee.com

403 N. 6th Avenue
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29) Thunder Canyon Brewery

thundercanyonbrewery.com

220 E. Broadway Blvd., 520.396.3480
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Tucson Happenings

2nd Saturdays: Monthly arts & entertainment event along downtown streets on the second Saturday of the month. 2ndsaturdaysdowntown.com

Tucson Jazz Festival: The Tucson Jazz Festival presents jazz of all genres and brings thousands of people to historic downtown Tucson, attracting new winter visitors to sunny Arizona. January 14-24, 2016. tucsonjazzfestival.org

Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase: Thousands of vendors selling gems, finished jewelry, beads, fossils & more at over 40 sites around town. January 30 - February 14, 2016. visittucson.org/events/gem-show

Savor Southern Arizona: Southern Arizona’s food and wine festival celebrating culinary innovation & locally sourced foods, wine & beer. February 6, 2016. saaca.org/Savor.php

La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo: One of the top 25 professional rodeos in North America, featuring the world’s longest non-motorized parade. February 20-28, 2016. tucsonrodeo.com

Tucson Festival of Books: Local booksellers, readings, book signings, workshops, food vendors & community groups. Proceeds support Southern Arizona literacy programs. March 12-13, 2016. tucsonfestivalofbooks.org

Tucson Museum of Art Artisans Market: Local artisans sell handcrafted works of all media at this bi-annual market. March 2016 & November 2016. tucsonmuseumofart.org

Fourth Avenue Street Fair: Hundreds of arts & crafts booths, more than 35 food vendors plus entertainment & activities for the whole family. April 1-3 & December 9-11 2016. fourthavenue.org

Bike Fest: Month long celebration of clean air, fitness & cycling with multiple events for the whole family. April 2016. bikefesttucson.com

Arizona International Film Festival: Screening independent films at locations in & around Tucson. April 14- May 1, 2016. filmfestivalarizona.com

Tucson International Mariachi Conference: Enjoy performances by the world’s best Mariachi musicians & folklorico dancers. April 20-23 2016. tucsonmariachi.org

Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival: Annual event celebrates Arizona wineries over two days at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona. April 16 & 17, 2016. kj-vineyards.com

Tucson Folk Festival: Two days celebrating folk music with performances by local & national musicians, workshops, children’s activities & more. April 30th & May 1st, 2016. tucsonfolkfest.org

Tucson International Children’s Film Festival: Week long free film festival showcasing past & present films from around the world for children. July 2016. loftcinema.com

Local First Arizona Independents Week: Declare your Independence and support Independent businesses throughout Arizona. July 2016. localfirstaz.com

Tucson Meet Yourself: A festival celebrating the many cultures continuing their traditions in Southern Arizona through ethnic foods, dance & activities. October 7-9 2016. tucsonmeetyourself.org

Tucson Originals World Margarita Championship: An evening of spirited cocktail competitions, margarita and tequila tastings, cuisine of the Southwest, and more. October 15, 2016. tucsonoriginals.com

All Souls Procession: Annual human-powered procession inspired by Dia de los Muertos, celebrating & mourning of the lives of our loved ones who have passed. November 2016. allsoulsprocession.org

El Tour de Tucson: Largest perimeter bicycling event in America celebrating art, health and fitness. November 19, 2016. perimeterbicycling.com

Local First Arizona Buy Local Month: Celebrate our local businesses during the holiday season. Choose to buy local for all your holiday needs. December 2016. localfirstaz.com

Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market: Tucson’s all local farmers market. Held on Thursdays from 3-6 pm October-April; from 4-7 pm May-September at Mercado San Agustin. communityfoodbank.com

Heirloom Farmers Markets: Friday mornings at Trail Dust Town. Saturday mornings at Steam Pump Ranch in Oracle. Sunday morning at Rillito Downs. heirloomfm.com

Food in Root Farmer’s Markets: Several farmers markets throughout the Tucson area including Saturdays and Sundays at St. Phillips plaza. foodinroot.com

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