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BK Carne Asada & Hot Dogs

5118 S. 12th Ave., Tucson, AZ - (520) 295-0105
One of Tucson's premier sources of the Sonoran hot dog, BK's also has a menu of superior tacos, tortas, caramelos, burros and quesadillas.
100% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Sonoran Hot Dog
Salsa Bar
Carne Asada Taco

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"There are two BK Carne Asadas in Tucson. At the 12th Avenue BK's, you dine at permanently fixed picnic tables on a covered patio that is rimmed with nozzles to spray cool water around the perimeter and take the edge off arid desert air. There is a kitchen with a menu ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

5118 S. 12th Ave., Tucson, AZ
(520) 295-0105

http://www.bktacos.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
You cannot see the actual frankfurter buried under the traditional panoply of condiments that grace a Sonoran hot dog. It is a beef link wrapped in bacon and grilled alongside other bacon-sheathed hot dogs in enough shed bacon grease that it virtually is deep-fried. Chopped tomatoes, raw onions, pinto beans, yellow mustard, hot jalapeno sauce and mayonnaise are especially artistic on BK's version. That's a roasted guero pepper in the foreground.
"You cannot see the actual frankfurter buried under the traditional panoply of condiments that grace a Sonoran hot dog. It is a beef link wrapped in bacon and grilled alongside other bacon-sheathed hot dogs in enough shed bacon grease that it virtually is deep-fried. Chopped tomatoes, raw onions, pinto beans, yellow mustard, hot jalapeno sauce and mayonnaise are especially artistic on BK's version. That's a roasted guero pepper in the foreground."
Michael Stern





The bacon that envelops a Sonoran hot dog melds with the meat, leaving the exterior of the beef dog patched with streaks of chewy lean pork.
"The bacon that envelops a Sonoran hot dog melds with the meat, leaving the exterior of the beef dog patched with streaks of chewy lean pork."
Michael Stern


A well-dressed carne asada taco
"A well-dressed carne asada taco"
Michael Stern


Help yourself to condiments at BK's bounteous salsa bar.
"Help yourself to condiments at BK's bounteous salsa bar."
Michael Stern


Sonoran hot dogs are outdoors food. BK's dining room is covered to shield customers from summer sun and rain, but it has an al fresco ambience. Look closely around the edge of the dining room and you can see a cool mist being sprayed down to hydrate the air.
"Sonoran hot dogs are outdoors food. BK's dining room is covered to shield customers from summer sun and rain, but it has an al fresco ambience. Look closely around the edge of the dining room and you can see a cool mist being sprayed down to hydrate the air."
Michael Stern


This restaurant on 12th Avenue is one of two BK's in Tucson.
"This restaurant on 12th Avenue is one of two BK's in Tucson."
Michael Stern



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