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Melio's Trattoria

2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
+1 520-398-8494
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“italian food” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

Four of us waited a long time to give our drink order, then it was wrong. We waited again to order our entree and never received an a la carte salad. We had to ask for bread, which seemed like sliced store bought sourdough. Cold...More

2  Thank njengel
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This was my 4th visit to the area, but first time I was able to find it open. It was worth the wait, so please enjoy some creative pizza made with excellent ingredients.

Thank globetrotter60
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We arrived right on schedule for our dinner reservation. It took a few minutes for our table to be ready. It appeared they were unexpectedly busy on a Fri night. We waited a tad too long once we were seated to order our meal but...More

2  Thank GVgolfer2aces
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We visit Melio's occasionally because we want to like it, but we're always disappointed. Although the food is average, everything is a'la carte, so no veggies or salad with any of the dishes we ordered. Our server was okay, but the owner's wife ignored us,...More

3  Thank TucsonGal47
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We went with friends for the first time and was very pleasantly surprised. Excellent food, very friendly waitress. A very friendly atmosphere. Pasta was great, we all had the watermelon salad and it was out of this world. Homemade ice cream for dessert and it...More

Thank Poodles123
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We stopped in for lunch and was very pleasantly surprised. The waiter was friendly and knowledgeable and made several suggestions for lunch. Had salad and a chicken dish with peppers and red sauce it was awesome. We are going to try to make it back...More

Thank ellipegg
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This will be the fourth year I have taken my group of 20 or so friends from all over the country that will be returning for another great dinner. We love the food, the ambience, and Melinda and Elio.

Thank David O
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Save your money and go somewhere else, Our bill for two so-so Italian sausages, one beer, and a glass of water was $25.51 not including the tip. The service was slow - we sat ourselves - even though there was only one other couple in...More

1  Thank Tucsonsoxfan
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Been there many times; finally experienced the negative attitude from owner and waiter. Too many other places to subject myself and friends to that.

2  Thank ABNME
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We went to dine at Melio the other night...we had reservations....the hostess couldnt find our reservations....the place was quite empty.... only a couple was seating at a table.... the server brought a basket of bread after a while, it was old bread rewarmed.....but she said...More

2  Thank 991tanya991
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5 March 2015|
Response from Jon B | Reviewed this property |
Of course I have no idea what took place but I would call and ask to speak to the lady owner. I have always found her to be very reasonable and quite pleasant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8494
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