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Shelby's Bistro

19 Tubac Rd, Suite 13, Tubac, AZ 85640
+1 520-398-8075
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (72 reviews)
“wraps” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Tubac Rd, Suite 13, Tubac, AZ 85640
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shelby's is a cute little bistro in a quaint little town in southern Arizona. The wraps, sandwiches and salads are fabulous. Good wine and beer selection. Pleasant and quiet patio. Service was excellent; pleasant, friendly, and efficient staff. Nice place to relax while vacationing, touring,...More

Thank monsoon7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shelby's is a wonderfully delicious restaurant and we love going there. The wait staff is excellent. Had I not been there before I would not have stayed because the Hostess was grumpy and bossy. We had a reservation but she said that there was no...More

1  Thank 696adv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here today;. The food was fine - a wrap and a chicken sandwich. What bothered us was the chilly temperature in the restaurant. Two waitpersons wore sweaters/jackets. When the food arrived, it was not hot but just above warm. With the temperature inside...More

1  Thank mkemmw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such nice service, and a great little place to sit outdoors and take a break from the shopping. Don't miss the Bloody Mary's!

Thank maremart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is in the middle of Tubac. It is small inside but has a big outside covered deck The food was good and the service friendly.

Thank clifton p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Shelby’s Bistro during the Tubac Festival. It was pretty crowded, but the staff did an admirable job with the lunch surge of a Saturday Festival. There was a decent selection of salads, sandwiches, burgers and pizza. The ambiance was nice, especially on...More

1  Thank Kory R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost, the layout of this restaurant is not conducive to excellent service. If you are sitting on the outdoors patio, which is most of the seating, the waitstaff has to weave among all the tables to get to their customers. There is no...More

1  Thank jjmec
anthony t, Owner at Shelby's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

While we value are guests feedback I feel the need to respond to a review that is inaccurate. There is absolutely no chance that she waited 2 hours for her food. I am unsure why she felt the need to criticize the layout of the...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

The only complaint - too many delicious-looking choices! Started my lunch with a fresh and spicy bloody mary, and the rest was equally good. Good value for the money also.

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Appealing and quiet location in Tubac, Az., with a little walking bridge entering the area of the restaurant. One can eat either indoors or outdoors under an umbrella. We had luncheon salads that were delicious and presented well. The wait staff was attentive and the...More

Thank maryrO2110CU
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Our repeat visit to Tubac, a wonderful artisan town with shops ranging from high end to craft art is always fun. We punctuate our visit with a late lunch at Shelby's Bistro. The airy out door is a great place to sit after a few...More

Thank remery1513
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Tubac Rd, Suite 13, Tubac, AZ 85640
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8075
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Providing the best service and food for over 21 years. Come enjoy fresh salads, seafood, 1/2 lb Angus Burgers, bistro thin crust pizzas, pasta and gourmet wraps
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