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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Sweet little place

When in a Tubac you will be delighted with this small, friendly restaurant. The wraps are wonderful and you will ask for a take home container.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Nancy E
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Green Valley, Arizona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Green Valley, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

When in a Tubac you will be delighted with this small, friendly restaurant. The wraps are wonderful and you will ask for a take home container.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We came to Shelby's for dinner - have eaten there for lunch and it was very good, but this evening, not so much. Ordered beef, medium - came well-done and tough. Service was slow; our reservation was at 7PM and they close at 8PM; they seemed more concerned with closing than waiting on us, i.e. sweeping up, taking items off... More 

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Osage Beach, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visit Tubac. Found this charming restaurant. Sat outside. Lot's of customers, but service was pretty good considering. Our meals were very good. My wife had an excellent white wine, and I had a bottomless ice tea glass. We are planning to return to Tubac next week and will eat here again.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

When we visited this restaurant, it was past the lunch hour but still packed, especially if you wanted to sit outside (glorious day in January). So we sat inside, which still had a lovely view and delightful ambiance. The service and my salad were both quite good, the service fast and the salad fresh and tasty.

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bend oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Food is good, we've enjoyed the midweek evening wine specials, and the setting is special. So why are we staying away for a while? Well, we're just tired of trying to eat with our friends and relatives -- two couples -- on a 30 inch square table. If you try this at home, you might want to start complicating your... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Nice salads, fun drink specials First visit was outstanding. Slow service on our second visit on a busy Saturday resulted in cold meals

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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
  • Cuisine: American, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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

Questions & Answers

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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?