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Shelby's Bistro

19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
+1 520-398-8075
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (64 reviews)
“burger” (39 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a busy Friday evening and were hoping to sit on the patio, but the flies were out in force and we were seated inside. We thoroughly enjoyed the delicious chicken picatta, a menu staple that never disappoints. We also tried the shrimp...More

Thank DesertSusan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small menu but wide range to fit all tastes. The Calamari appetizer and the margaritas were excellent. great mountain view from the patio. Service was above average with attention to detail. The Swordfish special was described by a member of our party as the best...More

Thank FGSR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked back off the road in an attractive shaded area, just what we needed on a 105 degree July day! YET, we were later for lunch than we thought, the restaurant was serving lunch until 3, we walked in just after 3...More

Thank dietcoke50
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have been in this area many times over the years. Never seen this little bistro before until now. Has a really large wine selection and nice patio. The selection is burgers, salads and sandwiches. Nicely put together. Will try with a large group next...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very good burgers and fries, interesting wraps and salads, both indoor and outdoor dining, very cheerful staff.

Thank SBF3900
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I love treating myself to Shelby's in Tubac. The food there is the best and you'll pay for it, but it's worth it. My husband loves their pizzas that they offer, all hand made in the moment, coming out hot and fresh. They have a...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

With excellent food and daily specials, Shelby's is my favorite restaurant in Tubac. The patio has a great view. The location is charming set amid the Tubac shops. My salad with grilled tuna was perfectly cooked. The waiter was attentive and helpful about the menu....More

1  Thank Kitty S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had dinner here with some friends. Great changing menu with lots of specials. Good quality food, flavorful. Wonderful outdoor sitting area atmosphere. Very enjoyable!

Thank PilarebPonce
Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a surprise to find this delightful restaurant! Located in the rear of the plaza shops and restaurants, this gem, in a beautiful setting, offers delicious and eclectic dishes. The burger and fries of my review title was beyond belief. Service was a tad uneven,...More

Thank LightPro
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We ate dinner here last night and it was excellent. The waiter was quite friendly and very attentive and the young bus boy was delightful. He was very efficient and so friendly towards us during our visit. We ate outside on their lovely patio and...More

Thank bsblaisdell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Tubac Rd, Tubac, AZ 85640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8075
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