Going to be in Tucson for a week over Christmas w kids 6 and 9...need recs for kid friendly and relatively cheap eats (without resorting to greasy chains). Thanks!!
I live near La Paloma, so here are some places I'd recommend in the area:
Vero Amore (on N. Swan and Fort Lowell) has decent pizza and is large and family-oriented.
El Charro has several locations, but the one on N. Sunrise and Kolb is near you, not expensive, and kid-friendly.
Fini's Landing, on N. Swan is a very popular beach-themed place where kids are welcome.
Shlomo and Vito's is a New York style deli (on Sunrise and N. Cambell) that is large, family-friendly, and quite reasonable.
Zinburger, on River Road just west of N. Campbell has great burgers and shakes. It's more expensive than a chain burger joint, but you may think it's worth it.
I hope you enjoy your visit!