The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

St. Cruz Restaurant & Bar


Welcome to St. Cruz Restaurant and Bar, a culinary gem nestled within The Leo Kent. Inspired by the historic Santa Cruz River that once flowed through Tucson, our restaurant pays homage to its rich heritage by sourcing many local ingredients for our thoughtfully crafted menu. As you dine with us, you’ll find a celebration of Tucson’s vibrant culinary scene, with local beers, wines, and spirits featured at our bar.

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St Cruz Restaurant


St. Cruz restaurant inside The Leo Kent sources many local ingredients for the menu and features local beers, wines, and liquor in the bar. It is inspired by the Santa Cruz River, which ran through Tucson and gave sustenance to generations of Tucsonans.

6:30 AM-10:00 PM

Private Dining

Memorable Gatherings

Our private dining room is perfect for banquets, rehearsal dinners, business meetings, parties, and more. With a charming ambiance and versatile setup, it accommodates various events, ensuring a memorable experience for you and your guests. Enjoy a warm, inviting atmosphere as you savor delectable cuisine curated by our executive chef, accompanied by exceptional service and attention to detail provided by our staff. Whether it’s a special occasion, social celebration, or simple gathering, indulge in an experience tailored to your needs.

Private Dining Room

The Leo Kent Bar

Handcrafted Cocktails and Lively Libations

Step into our chic and welcoming bar, where expert mixologists craft exquisite cocktails that delight the senses and elevate your experience. We take pride in blending premium spirits with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, capturing the essence of Tucson’s vibrant culture in our signature drinks. Indulge in our local beer, wine, spirit selection, and handcrafted libations catered to all palates, from classic cocktails with a modern twist to innovative creations inspired by the Southwest. The ambiance is lively with the hum of conversations and laughter, making it the perfect spot to gather with friends or colleagues for a memorable happy hour. So, join us at the bar, where every cocktail tells a story, and each gathering is spirited!


UNESCO City of Gastronomy

Tucson, America’s first UNESCO City of Gastronomy, takes you on a captivating 4,000-year culinary journey. This distinction celebrates the city’s rich tapestry of Mexican and Native American traditions. With each dish, you’ll honor Tucson’s history and savor a unique experience. Tucson’s UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation signifies its exceptional commitment to promoting and preserving its food culture. Embracing sustainable practices and supporting local food for producers, Tucson showcases diverse culinary traditions and innovative approaches to gastronomy. Here, local ingredients come to life. From farmer's markets and food festivals to street food vendors and renowned chefs, the city thrives as a vibrant culinary hub, offering a multitude of flavors and experiences. Tucson's unwavering dedication to its culinary heritage makes it a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts and travelers seeking authentic and remarkable gastronomic adventures.


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