New Mediterranean restaurant opens in Tucson to rave reviews

December 26, 2023 by No Comments

Tucson’s culinary scene has welcomed a newcomer in the form of Aspasia Restaurant. This Syrian kitchen, conveniently situated at 2310 N. Country Club Road, Aspasia occupies the former space of Ajuua Mexican Restaurant.

Since its debut a few weeks back, Aspasia has earned acclaim for its meticulous utilization of the premises. Diners are captivated by the restaurant’s elegant dining room, expansive patio, and an atmosphere that authentically evokes the spirit of Syrian cuisine.

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Currently, Aspasia’s opening hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, inviting guests to embark on a journey through the heart of the Mediterranean. The menu boasts an alluring array of signature dishes, including delectable falafel, succulent chicken shawarma, and lamb kebabs prepared from fresh. For those with a sweet tooth, it also offers puddings from the same region. Furthermore, Aspasia caters to diverse dietary preferences by offering an extensive selection of vegan-friendly options

Since opening, Aspasia has enjoyed critical success among Tucson locals. Currently, it has a 5/5 star rating on Google across 32 reviews. Even for top restaurants, achieving such a score is no easy task. Perhaps this is due to bringing a different kind of cuisine to Tucson which typically relies on US and Mexican food. Regardless, it looks like the future is bright for this eatery.

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