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edible Baja Arizona:
Elvira's Crosses Borders
"Long before the upscale Mexican restaurant took up residence right at the entrance of the Village of Tubac, Elvira’s was a fixture on Avenida Obregon, just steps south of the border in Nogales, Sonora."
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The Travel Channel:
Elvira's, Tucson, AZ
"This place, formerly in Nogales, Mexico, just came across the border to the beautiful town of Tubac (just outside Tucson), where they will astound you with varieties of mole and chilies. My friend Sacha, a Tucson native, calls this the best Mexican in the state."
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Southern Arizona Guide:
Elvira’s Restaurant – Tubac, AZ: A Review
"Elvira's is a restaurant name with which I am familiar. Since 1927, Elvira's was located just across the border in Nogales, Sonora. And was justly famous for excellent Mexican cuisine and fine dining."
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Fodor's Review
"This colorful and deservedly popular restaurant, a fixture in Nogales, Mexico, since 1927, moved across the border and now serves delicious Sonoran classics in Tubac village."
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Afar Travel Guide:
Worth the drive to Tubac
"Tucson is predictably well-endowed with Mexican restaurants...But it's still worth driving about an hour south to the little town of Tubac for a meal at Elvira's. "
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 Arizona Foothills Magazine:
Elvira's Restaurant
"The place to dine in Tubac is Elvira's Restaurant where the wildly colorful orchestration of decor pairs well with the masterful combination of flavors on your plate"
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Amigos NAZ:
Discovering Tubac
"Award-winning Elvira’s Restaurant blew me away with lively Cuban music and high-design interiors."
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Arizona Daily Star:
Closed Sonora eatery finds a new life in Tubac
"Monroy said it was his customers who encouraged him to open in Arizona. He estimated 95 percent of his customers came from the U.S.  His idea was to open a new location in Arizona and keep the Sonora one operating."
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Real People , Real Reviews.
"My jaw dropped the moment we stepped into the cool darkness of the interior when I saw the decor. Handcrafted Mexican ceramics covered a rough-hewn wood table inside the entryway, and blown glass ornaments sparkled from the ceiling. Our party was led through the dining room out onto the patio, where we were faced with the task of choosing from the many delicious-sounding items on the menu"
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2221 E. Frontage Rd.
Bldg. A Tubac, Arizona 85646
 Mondays: Closed
Tues - Thurs: 11am - 9pm (Bar open until Midnight)
Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm  (Bar open until Midnight)
Sundays: 11am - 3pm