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2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
+1 520-398-9421
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mole” (109 reviews)
“flank steak” (18 reviews)
“tongue” (15 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was really surprised, the restaurant is quite unusual, and yet beautiful. The food was good. I had the flank steak, it is served in an unusual way, and looks like a green volcano in a very hot and bubbling stone bowl, but it tastes...More

Thank HeikeMB
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Excellent food and service and a incredible collection of blown glass displayed from their ceiling.The food was excellent with a great selection of Moles and very good salsa.The service was excellent and the menu had a good variety of Mexican dishes.

1  Thank Patti P
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Set in small town Tubac, this fine dinning is amazingly decorated into a magical space. You'll feel in another worlds as soon as you step into the restaurant. Food was gourmet southwestern with plenty of choices and southwestern sauces. If you're eating dinner in Tubac,...More

Thank AustinEEE
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Let me start by better defining the 3 rating. The food deserves a 4+ but the service gets a 2. My wife and I were visiting Tucson and—after having a disappointing lunch experience at Elvira's downtown location—were hoping for a better one in Tubac. We...More

3  Thank longdrive2
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Elvira's (one of my wife's favorite restaurants), recently to celebrate her Birthday, with friends! Introduced the couple with us to her favorite, Elvira's Tamarind Margarita (which as expected, was a hit, with them too)! Along with the outstanding Margarita's, the entree's were top notch....More

Thank tvogue
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem my fiancé and I loved it the service was friendly and our server was very attentive. The inside is decorated in a whimsical Mexican folk art decor but the ceiling is the showstopper with all the colored glass. We orders...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I took photos of the beautiful decor and forgot to photograph my food! I had Chile Poblano Frida Kahlo - a roasted poblano stuffed with squash blossoms, roasted corn, Menonita and Oaxaca cheeses, covered in red crema sauce. It was soooo delicious it just disappeared.

Thank Diana E
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Mole is King at this highly rated restaurant. From the entrance to secluded and stylish bar area to being seated in the eclectic dining area guests are welcomed by a successful effort to impress with ambiance. The menu is full with premium beverage options. Service...More

1  Thank SaddlePoor
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We happened upon Elviras after touring the many arts and crafts shops in Tubac after driving south from Tucson. We were very impressed with the Mexican pottery and artwork in the town, but even more impressed with our Lunch at Elvira's. Owner told us he...More

Thank palmster
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This place is very she she and very well decorated. We were surprised at how stunning it is inside. They are from Nogalas and have a place there also. The menu is nice and offer an hola shot for 50 cents. One only per person....More

Thank Lauren S
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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