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Melio's Trattoria

2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
+1 520-398-8494
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“italian food” (23 reviews)
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2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Melio's is the best Italian food sout of Tucson and better than most in Tucson. The portions are modest but the quality and service are superb. We eat there 5 or 6 times a year and are never disapointed. The reviewer from April 2014 who...More

Thank TomD_in_Tubac
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The wait was very long, having considering the fact that the owners were very rude , well here I go with some old friends of mine to dine here as we have heard really good things about. I regret it and so do my friends,...More

2  Thank Alejandro V
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have lived in southern Arizona for 13 years, all this time I've heard about Melio's but had never been there. What a wonderful surprise! I found the food to be very good and the service was excellent. We were celebrating birthdays and were treated...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Once again...awesome food! This is a treasure!! Love it! Kay is wonderful-great service and love the atmosphere!

1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed 7 August 2016

One word>>>>FABULOUS. Service was very attentive, the food was typical old world Italian. Stands head to head with any other restaurant in the area.

1  Thank wes53032
Reviewed 24 June 2016

While we have never had dinner at Melio’s, it is a favorite restaurant for lunch on the Sunday’s that we are returning to Phoenix from southern Arizona. Located just north from the busy center of weekend Tubac, it is an oasis of calm with great...More

1  Thank Robert V
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We visited on a very hot night and found only a few other tables occupied. The views here are the best of any other restaurant in Tubac. The food was simply prepared and delicious. Excellent salads and great chicken marsala. bread, however, isn't up to...More

1  Thank DesertSusan
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The view of the Santa Rita Mountains sets the tone for a peaceful atmosphere. The food is excellent. They cook the pasta after you order so that it is fresh and hot when set before you. The food is just exceptional. The customer service is...More

1  Thank azsunrise
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Another absolutely wonderful dinner. We love this restaurant! The service was excellent, the food was fabulous, and the ambiance great. If you haven't been here you've missed the boat.

1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The food was very good. Presentation good and the service excellent. Melio's has the best Italian food in Tubac. Desert is prepared daily and is always very good. We have been to Melio's for family gatherings and just causal dinner after a day in Tubac....More

1  Thank Pavlin99
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5 March 2015|
Response from Jon B | Reviewed this property |
Of course I have no idea what took place but I would call and ask to speak to the lady owner. I have always found her to be very reasonable and quite pleasant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2261 E Frontage Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-8494
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