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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” (124 reviews)
“flank steak” (18 reviews)
“tongue” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2201 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you like AUTHENTIC Mexican food, then this place is for you! I have never seen so many kinds of moles offered anywhere else north of the border. In fact, this place just moved up from Nogales, Sonora, in 2008. The food was good and...More

1  Thank MamaMitzi
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I've been to Elvira's a few times while staying in Tubac on business trips. I have yet to have a bad meal or bad service. Their margaritas are quite good and so is the food! This last trip, I ordered spicy garlic shrimp and it...More

1  Thank TheLisaBee
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We ate lunch here on a weekday, specially recommended for its mole dishes (chocolate based sauces). We started with some great Margaritas. The food was delicious, generous introducing new flavours to my palate. The sauce doesn't actually taste of chocolate but it's in there somewhere!...More

Thank IlanaBouskila
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Elvira's is a wonderful experience. The décor and atmosphere is unusual and wonderful. Oh yes...then there is the food which is also wonderful and creative. Upscale Mexican. Don't miss this place !

1  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 25 March 2018

It took 15 minutes for us to get water and menus. We were informed that the dish we were most interested in was not available that day (a Tuesday). We ordered and the food that we received was so overcooked as to be nearly inedible....More

Thank 4Bliss
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The decor & atmospere is so very colorful & exotic. Ceiling is dripping with colorful glass globes with special lighting enhancing all the different colors. Wonderful ambiance; great live music entertainment; delicious food & drink! Be sure to try one of the molcajete specialties served...More

Thank OkieVee
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I wanted to go to Elvira's but were on a tight timeline so we arrived for 'dinner' at ~4:15pm. We had the restaurant to ourselves with only the bar tender to take our order. That didn't work well for attentiveness but we took a million...More

Thank LLDearness
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We sat at a high top in the bar. Coolest dinner we've had in years. Shashito peppers and amazing margaritas. Shrimp in salsa verde sauce, outstanding! Cuitlacoche tacos delicious. Ask for Ivan. Super waiter.

1  Thank Skip T
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Beautiful restaurant, very nicely decorated. Wait staff is very professional, meal is leisurely, and the food is very good. The moles are really tasty. The green chicken enchilada, a personal favorite, is only served at lunch. Wish they would put it on the dinner menu.

1  Thank happyhikersNewJersey
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I can write volumes about this restaurant & u wouldn't believe me! You must experience it for yourself, this place is absolutely incredible. The moles created by the owner chef are superior to anything you have tasted before. I had tongue for the 1st time...More

1  Thank Ray H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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