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Tavolino

#25 of 1,539 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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2890 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85750 (Skyline & Campbell)
+1 520-531-1913
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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156 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Elegant, relaxed restaurant in the Catalina Foothills. A noisy group came in while I was waiting for my guest. The staff picked up on it and volunteered to move us to a quiet area. The duck salad was great. Always reliable food at a good value.

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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a lovely restaurant and it was our first visit. We had a very inexperienced waiter who had no idea what scotch was or the brands they had. Our meals were reasonable good although we felt it was a little bland. We had spaghetti bolognaise and lasagna. The lasagne was only warm and cooled quickly. The pasta was good. The... More 

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Thank travellovers893
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been here several times, and it is a pleasant atmosphere. We typically sit on the patio during happy hour because the pricing and menu options are good. Seating is somewhat limited for happy hour, though, so plan accordingly.

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Thank gswing81
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever the rustic flavours of Northern Italy create" visions" of little twirls of fresh pasta in my mind, while in Tucson, Chef Massimo's kitchen can make it a culinary reality. Must try the Venetian Spritz Cocktail while deciding. Pasta Fresca choice is Penne ai Funghi

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Thank Cristina H
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there once and loved it. Went during happy hour on patio. Some excellent choices and pricing is wonderful. Had a pizza for only $8 that was exceptional.

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Thank Jack H
Napanoch, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited this delightful restaurant numerous in recent years, for both lunch and dinner, and seldom had a complaint. This time, as before, the food was both delicious and nicely served, and the prices were completely appropriate and fair. The only major glitch this time was that we were first shown to a "four-top" close to the serving/prep area, that... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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152 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice place, good menu, a little bit overpriced. Food is good. When we arrived they put us on the patio with no heating (propane is over - shame) - they take a long time to move us to another table inside the restaurante.

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Thank BFRio
Tucson, Arizona
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202 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Happy Hour at Tavolino. We live nearby and it is often a better option than cooking at home. Even though we partake of Happy Hour, we also supplement that with a special salad, entree, etc., depending on our appetites.

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Thank onatrip76
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my I have never tasted a worst piece of tilapia. Bland and so fishy tasted. My friend had sea food plate that was evenly bad. If you cannot serve fresh fish do not serve at all. Never again.

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Thank Joan N
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12 of us called at 4pm asking to make reservations. We were told it was happy hour now but they could seat us at 5pm. We said we would come over and have some drinks for happy hour while we waited for the restaurant side to open. We got there and they sat us outside for happy hour because they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2890 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85750
    (Skyline & Campbell)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-531-1913
Description
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?