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(Summer 2013) Neighbor Roy & I enter Stables Ranch Grille at Tubac Golf Resort with just enough local historical knowledge to be dangerous. Once past the thick mesquite front door we are walking on a cobblestone floor that is well over 200 years old. Had we been here back in the day, we would be standing in one of the horse stables on the Otero family’s cattle ranch. Around here there’s lots of things “Otero”: Otero Road; Otero Hall; etc. In 1691, Father Kino established a mission at Tumacácori 4 miles south of here on the Santa Cruz River. One mile south is the Village of Tubac, also on the Santa Cruz & once a Pima Indian* village that was colonized by the Spanish in the early 1700’s. (* Some Pimas were called Papago Indians by the Spanish, essentially “bean eaters”. Now they are known as Tohono O’odham: Desert People, … Continue reading
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.Continue reading
One of the better places to eat in Tubac is the Tubac Deli & Coffee Company near the entrance to the Village. Coffee & Danish in the AM. Good sandwiches and salads in the PM. Or just stop in for a cold drink on a hot day. 6 Plaza Road Tubac, AZ 85646 (520) 398-3330 … Continue reading
Shelby’s Bistro is a very good place to eat while visiting Tubac. It’s hidden away behind some shops and galleries and over a bridge on the south side of the Village, but once you’ve found it you’re in for a triple treat.Continue reading
Located on the frontage road just north of Mission Tumacácori, Wisdom’s cafe has been a family affair since 1944. Wisdom’s is justly famous for its fine Mexican food and margaritas.Continue reading