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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
+1 520-398-9421
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mole” (105 reviews)
“flank steak” (18 reviews)
“tongue” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
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11 - 20 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Embarrassed to say that we've lived in Tucson for over 50 years and had never visited Elvira's. We'd heard many things about it, so on a visit to Tubac we stopped in for lunch. In the heat of summer it was pleasantly uncrowded, and the...More

1  Thank FoodyMama
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We in Tucson AZ. Are lucky enough to have two Elvira's restaurants. While both are great spots, we especially love the Tubac AZ. location. Just a short 30 minute drive from the south side of Tucson and you will enjoy this spot guaranteed. Full bar...More

Thank tw976
Reviewed 13 July 2017

But seriously, the interesting décor everywhere in this restaurant is almost as fun an their food is excellent! Terrific Mexican menu yet one person in our group had a steak so good that they brought their parents back a month later for their anniversary!

Thank dietcoke50
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We really liked the unusual, but very flavorful dishes they offer here. There are several mole dishes which have a sweet, chocolate taste, but all the dishes have their own special tastes. We like the restaurant's decor.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Horrible employees and will not EVER walk into this establishment again Terrible, snobby people. Won't go back. Same thing the second time. DONE

1  Thank Mness007
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We go to Elvira's about every two months or so, as it is relatively local and we have never been disappointed. Last evening I took my husband there for his birthday dinner, and we had an excellent dinner. The margaritas are terrific, the molcajetes are...More

Thank SBF3900
Reviewed 30 June 2017

A girlfriend and I had lunch at Elvira's. The restaurant has interesting decor, but the food and service weren't anything to brag about. This is another place I'll avoid in the future. Would rather eat at McDonalds!

Thank Charley H
Reviewed 28 June 2017

There is nothing better than stopping at Elvira's on a busy weekend night. Great atmosphere, very good food, different southwest cuisine, pricey. Diffidently worth a stop.

Thank bajaarizonat
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We spent a weekend in Tucson to explore southern Arizona and take a break from our busy lives in Phoenix. One of the places we wanted to see was Tubac and my husband wanted to stop at Elvira's because he had heard good things about...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A must see restaurant in Tubac! Like eating great food in an art gallery of cool blown glass . We loved Elvira's so much we went there3 times in 2 days and recommended it to friends as well . Well appointed menu and great service.

Thank RoxyRedwing
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-9421
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