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#19 of 1,542 Restaurants in Tucson
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2890 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718-8002 (Skyline & Campbell)
+1 520-531-1913
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent lunch. Delicious flavors. Loved the sweet potato soup and chicken salad. Great spot to grab a bite.

Thank Nicole S
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344 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never changing in their chic decor and wonderful italian menu we can't wait to get back here. Service is still an area for improvement but all is forgiven with the bread / naan style appetizer that'll have you drolling. Thin crust pizza the way we like it and the cappuccino is always done right. We'll be back :)

Thank Wild_Radek
Scottsdale, Arizona
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting, and asked a local for a good place. He took us to Tavolino, and we were impressed. I had the Osso Bucco, and it was exceptional. Hubby had the Lasagne, and liked it. I thought it was only OK. Our esteemed guest, Father, had Chioppino, and loved it.

Thank Ann L
Colorado Springs, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If this is the best Italian in Tucson, I feel sorry for that locals have never had the real flavors of Italy. The food is extremely boring and bland. The veal was tender but had virtually no seasoning. The house wine is very average and overpriced. We had high hopes from other reviews but we were very disappointed. Absolutely nothing... More 

Thank Albert M
Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Tavolino so much, we bought more gift cards just Tuesday night. We have been to the restaurant not only for regular meals, but for their fabulous wine dinners.

Thank jan6464
Tucson, Arizona
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568 reviews
463 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard a lot of buzz about this place, so came with expectations. We started with mussels, but had to return them - too fishy. Wife had the ravioli and I had Bolognese. The raioli was almost flavorless

Thank luvglass
Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server, Jenna, was exemplary. She was so knowledgeable about the various wines and steered us perfectly. She was also appropriately attentive. We will return next time we are in Tucson.

Thank bawe
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Great ambiance! Comfortable setting with great decor and lighting. We were a party of 10- all entrees served together and nice and hot. Has good menu from pizza to osso boco.

Thank 18637n
San Francisco Bay Area
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151 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Food was just good, not great. Service was uneven. Wine list and glasses taken from anyone who didn't order a glass of wine to start...and not offered again with dinner. We had to ask for the list back after entrees arrived. This was a miss and detracted from our enjoyment of the entrees as we were first awaiting the list,... More 

Thank ryans69
Tucson, Arizona
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153 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Good place for a business lunch. It is quiet and relaxing in a foothills setting. Food and service are acceptable. I am usually able to get a parking space in front of the building, The ambience makes up for slightly higher prices.

Thank AZ1912

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2890 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718-8002
    (Skyline & Campbell)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-531-1913
An inviting restaurant that feel like an Italian neighborhood trattoria. Tavolino specializes in simple, elegant food including fresh salads, homemade pastas, succulent roast and grilled meats, rotisserie chicken and game, and luscious desserts. Tavolino brings Italy to life in Tucson.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?