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All 8 Patagonia Restaurants

Velvet ELVIS Pizza Co

292 Naugle Ave, Patagonia, AZ 85624
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Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Patagonia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The owner is this exotic/elegant lady who walks around and makes sure everyone is happy. Food is great. We had a lovely, thick and delicious pizza and an awesome salad. We enjoyed a deeply red and rich glass of Malbec while relaxing after a long day sightseeing:)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice people and great location but maybe tonight they were off their game! It was our first time coming here tonight. We've just moved to the area and had seen great reviews about the Velvet Elvis Pizza Co. Not so Much! My pizza was quite frankly gross. I'm sad to report but it was a terrible waste of hard earned... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My friend and I drove from Tucson to hike the Nature Conservatory trails in beautiful Patagonia, Arizona. After a wonderful hike ($6 for non-members of the Conservatory and $3 for members), we stopped at the Velvet Elvis for lunch. Although the restaurant reminds me of lovely little cafes in Mexico, there is a velvet painting of Elvis on the wall.I... More 

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Patagonia, Arizona, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Really a fun place with a real velvet elvis on the wall (not to bad), service is very good and the Pizza is way above average, and if you like garlic it's fantastic.

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Surprise, AZ
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There is a velvet Elvis painting inside, and I guess that's what the name is based on. In the front is a lovely tree and vine covered patio, but that was full, so we ate on the enclosed porch, which was also very nice. We all enjoyed our various Mexican dishes. Delicious food! The owner is friendly and makes the... More 

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Gilbert, AZ
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

About 10 years ago, I stopped at this restaurant with my kids on the way out of town after spending the weekend camping, and I loved it. I'm glad my girlfriend and I found it again! We were out sampling all the wineries nearby and decided we needed some food in us before we fell over! Well The Velvet Elvis... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I always stop for a meal at the Velvet Elvis when I am in Patagonia. Cecilia makes excellent food with an added touch. She is often on the floor to make sure all is well, the food, the service, etc. Pasta dishes, wonderful. Fresh ingredients add to their flavor.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

You might drive by this place and never notice it, but it boasts a charming outdoor patio and funky but comfortable interior, with great food and a good selection of beer and wine. If you visit Patagonia and fail to stop at the Velvet Elvis you haven't really seen Patagonia.

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Creel, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A nice little place located on the highway through town. They do a very good thin crust with fresh Motzerella . Price is right too!

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Tucson Arizona
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194 reviews 194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
1,378 helpful votes 1,378 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

After eating here at least a dozen times, and writing two rave reviews about the "Velvet Elvis", it is hard to write "terrible" after its name. But there is no other word for the terrible experience we had on Friday (9/12), and we are never going back or recommending it to anyone again. Things have changed drastically. As you drive... More 

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Additional Information about Velvet ELVIS Pizza Co

Address: 292 Naugle Ave, Patagonia, AZ 85624
Phone Number: 520-394-2102
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Patagonia
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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