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All 16 Tubac Restaurants

Elvira's

2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646
520-398-9421
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Tubac
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We ( son, girlfriend and I) had lunch today at Elvira's. What a delight - from the decor which is colorful and imaginative to the excellent food. Don't expect a cheap mexican meal ( these are good too) but the food is wonderful. We had chicken poblano mole, green chicken enchiladas and quesadillas poblanos which are not at all a... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Reading some of the not so favorable comments, we were happy to find our meal to be delicious. Plus, we were greeted by smiling faces, received excellent service, and would highly recommend Elvira's. They offer an excellent choice of items on the menu. The menu on line does not list prices. Just call and they go over the prices on... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

On a recent visit to Tubac my friend and I shared lunch at Elvira's. It was very busy and we were seated in the bar area. After waiting quite awhile, we finally asked for menus. Our food came promptly and was very good - regular Mexican dishes, but kicked up a few notches. Service continued to be lacking - no... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Good Mexican food in a cafe with upscale and unique decor. Good service as well! Usual Mexican fare is available, only done better than most, plus other dishes that aren't the usual suspects.

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AZ
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Busy Saturday for lunch, but we were seated quickly, greeted w/a smile and graciously given ideas for the entrees. Chile Relienos were the choice by all four of us. Margaritas were excellent too.. Definitely a spot to consider while in or near Tubac.

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Tucson, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Attentive and friendly service. Chips and very tasty salsa. Our chicken mole was delicious. And the margaritas, just plain great.

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Vero B
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is an eclectic appointed restaurant with excellent Mexican and local (native Indian flavored) food. The restaurant used to be across the border but moved North of the border to service its dedicated US. clientele. Again, excellent flavor (out of the ordinary) Mexican dishes.

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Tubac, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You will think you are, when seated in the glittering Mexican ambiance that is Elvira's. The food is authentic, the service excellent, and the décor mesmerizing. Start with an ola tequila shot (almost complimentary!), and enjoy one of the outstanding house margaritas, no matter what meal you choose to enjoy there. We had lunch and enjoyed fabulous chicken enchiladas and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Terrible service.......terrible $18 margarita which we took back to the bar but the food was delicious. We had the filet San Mateo and Guajillo shrimp......shrimp was overcooked but the sauce was so good it didn't matter! We went on a Saturday night and it was SO busy.....probably why the service was so bad.....??? It is beautifully decorated....quite amazing for Tubac!... More

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Creel, Mexico
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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very nice nice selection of dishes to choose from, prepared by an excellent chef from Mexico city, who knows how to create culinary art. Highly recommend!

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Address: 2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646
Phone Number: 520-398-9421
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
Cuisine: Mexican

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