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4590 E. Broadway Blvd. (Swan Rd.) Send to Phone
Midtown Mexican eatery offering fresh takes on old favorites.

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual

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Zivaz, Tucson, AZ

Zivaz Restaurant Review

: Zivaz might offer fast-casual dining, but the food is well prepared and just a little different than what is served at most Mexican joints in town. Starters include fresh, chunky guacamole, but there’s also calabacitas (squash) in a vegetable-tomato sauce topped with cheese. We recommend the tacos as well as the burrito poblano with its filling of poblano chili sauce, beans, rice and cheese. Among entrées are a red chile con carne plate and the interesting grilled chicken chimichurri accompanied by asparagus. Milanesa de berenjena is eggplant with queso fresco and a tomatillo salsa. Mole enchiladas are a nice version of this chocolate-based dish. The menu’s best bet, however, is the Tour de Zivaz, where the chef is in charge and customers get a sampler plate. While beer and wine are available, we always order the hibiscus margarita.


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