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All 17 Tubac Restaurants

Shelby's Bistro

19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
520-398-8075
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Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Tubac
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Shelby's is a great place for a delicious, well priced lunch or dinner in lovely surroundings in a great town.

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nanoose bay, bc
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were recommended this bistro by a gal we met. Don't let the unassuming name fool you! GREAT patio (lit nicely at night) and amazing fresh hand thrown artisan pizza. BEST pizza.... anywhere yet. Anywhere!! Do not forget to try the local specialty, Pomegranate Magueritas!! They were a highlight of our trip!

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McPherson, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We ask one of the shop keeper where she would recommend lunch and this sounded like the type of food we would like best. So glad she sent us here. Very good food and service.

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MI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was our first time here while vacationing & visiting Tubac. We sat outside, my husband ordered their burger which he enjoyed. I had their salmon, flatbread special which was fantastic despite the fact that it had less than 1 T. of the advertised cream cheese pesto on it. It would have been nice to have a better portion! But... More 

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Baldwin, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

While on vacation in Southern Arizona, my wife and I visited the artist community of Tubac. We were hungry and thirsty after touring the galleries for several hours and stumbled on this place. We sat outside in the late afternoon and had a few drinks. The place filled up in the early evening. It's obviously very popular. We waited for... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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146 reviews 146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Went with friends for an early dinner before enjoying the holiday lights at Tubac. Overall the service was okay. It was busy but we were seated promptly. Food was okay but not outstanding. My chicken pasta dish flavor was very light. I'm not one for lots of sauce but the only sauce was a spoonful on the chicken. Pasta was... More 

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Rio Rico, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Service is rather slow but the food is worth the wait. Everything seems to be cooked to order. Clean and has outside seating.

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Hudson, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

One of the best supper deals is take out dinners from Shelby's restaurant in Tubac, AZ. Every night of the week, Shelby's offers a wonderful meal that you can pick up for take-out at a very attractive price -- $8.00 per meal. The food is enough to feed two hungry adults, as well. My favorite is penne pasta and sausage... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Three of us ate here during the Arts Festival. We showed up just after they got slammed with people. After waiting a bit we were seated on the patio. It was a beautiful day and the view was nice. However, it took a long, long time before someone came and brought us water and took our drink order. They were... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited for drinks and appetizers. Everything we had was yummy and the wine pours were generous! We especially like the salmon-artichoke dip. Outdoor seating was relaxing and service was prompt and attentive. I think it would also be a lovely place for lunch while shopping Tubac! We also noticed lots of locals eating dinner here...always a good sign!

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Additional Information about Shelby's Bistro

Address: 19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
Phone Number: 520-398-8075
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 12
Cuisine: American, French

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