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Shelby's Bistro

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19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
520-398-8075
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Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant place to spend a quiet afternoon

We had finished shopping and sought a quiet place for a snack and a perhaps some wine when we came upon this place. We were able to sit on their patio and enjoyed a nice glass of wine and a piece of their pecan pie. The wait staff was pleasant and enjoyable, engaged in conversation but didn't over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Greg S
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Green Valley, Arizona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Tucson
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner with our family at Shelbys, and it was great the service was excellent and the food was great. I had the Pasta Rosa and it was amazing. Also an added plus it was 1/2 off bottle of wine. You can't beat that.

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Chino Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great place to eat. All guests seem to be enjoying their food as I did. Atmosphere and service was great.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went recently with another couple on a Saturday night. It was quite busy for an off season night. There was only one server and though she was running, she remained friendly and attentive. We had Calamari and Mussels for starters and both were excellent. We weren't in a hurry which was good as it took quite a while to order... More 

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Tucson Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,946 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We drove down a carload of donations to "Equine Voices Rescue and Sanctuary" today (6/11), and decided to have lunch in Tubac. I checked the ratings, read the good reviews for "Shelby's Bistro", and we decided to head in that direction. We've been to Tubac so many times, and did not know this place existed. What a beautiful setting, and... More 

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Redmond
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I visited Tubac with friends and we had a coupon for another restaurant which happened to be closed the day we were there. We landed at Shelby's, and what a piece of luck! All four of us chose something different for lunch and all were delighted with the quality of the dish. High ratings for the basil pesto chicken sandwich,... More 

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Hereford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

On the recommendation of a gallery owner, we stopped in for lunch at Shelby's Bistro during our visit to Tubac. My husband and I enjoyed excellent wraps with fresh ingredients and the best sweet potato fries we've ever had. The service was friendly and prompt. The day was a little too windy for the patio, but it's a lovely place... More 

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Tubac, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Excellent dining experience. If it's not too hot, sit out on the patio for a beautiful mountain view in this sleepy little artist community. The Ahi Tuna Salad comes with a wonderfully fresh and thick slice of Ahi Tuna. Order it seared for the best flavor. Also, the Portabella Mushroom Sandwich is a great alternative to beef. Very tasty and... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good food. I had a wrap with chicken, excellent taste, my hubby had a wrap with a mexican flavor. Both had great taste the portions with huge.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had finished shopping and sought a quiet place for a snack and a perhaps some wine when we came upon this place. We were able to sit on their patio and enjoyed a nice glass of wine and a piece of their pecan pie. The wait staff was pleasant and enjoyable, engaged in conversation but didn't over stay her... More 

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Shelter Island, New York
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This place has been a mainstay in town for years and it's still terrific ! The burger was great and NOT overcooked as most places tend to do !

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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: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: 520-398-8075

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 12
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?