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Tavolino

#35 of 1,544 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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2890 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718-8002 (Skyline & Campbell)
+1 520-531-1913
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11:00 - 21:00
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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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Tucson Az, United States
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170 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took my niece and her friend here for what we thought would be a good Italian dinner and it was not good. I had the lasagna which I thought would be good, but it was almost tasteless. My wife and niece had spaghetti and it too was not very good either (Olive Garden has better). The cost of four meals... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Experienced the best from our waiter Justin, the wine, appetizer, entrees, and last but not least the dessert! We were never hurried and Justin's recommendations were right on. We all enjoyed our choices of wine from the extensive wine list as well as our diverse entrees of tilapia, pastas and lamb. Our desserts of flan and decadent chocolate were to... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a difficult time finding the entrance to this restaurant since we were parked on the opposite end of it. So thankful we figured it out. They start you out with a plate of this most wonderful focaccia with olive oil -- can we have some more please? :) I had the mozzarella burrata with prosciutto and organic tomatoes... More 

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Thank Char S
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took all my employes here for a Chrismas dinner. Had the private room. We were well taken care of with great food and wine. We hooked up to the flat screen and showed images of all our crew and their families, great evening.

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Thank Dave A
Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited 2x for happy hour with a large group. Service is always great and food is quite good. Best pizza is the sausage one, the rest are quite bland (this was the feedback from the 20 of us). Rice balls are amazing and the calamari was good. Would go back again, lovely patio.

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Thank MacKir
Green Valley, Arizona
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had several visits to Tavolino's. Tonight I was treated to dinner here to celebrate my birthday. Wonderful experience in every way. If you have the privilege of having Justin as your server you will be guided through a most enjoyable dining experience. Knowledgeable, professional, engaging, present but never invasive, this man is the exemplar of what every server... More 

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Thank Jens-Peter J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Tavolino in the past year. We really enjoyed the food and found it much better than average, though its not the best Italian in Tucson (Vivace). That being said, we had great service from our server. Our food was really good. We had salads, ravioli and spaghetti, all of which were quite tasty. Of note, they have a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good, staff service is very good, location is great, patio dining is wonderful. Italian dining with a daily special that doesn't disappoint. Portion sizes and not large. Wish they had a better desert menu.

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Thank Fashiongal59
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Nice menu with unique offerings as well as some traditional Italian. My favorite is the Pork Chops. they are thick and juicy prepared perfectly. Always exceptional bread. The flavors are evident by the aroma always that greets you on your way to your table! One of my favorite dining experiences!

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Thank Robert H
Fort Collins, Colorado
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

When Tavolino opened years ago in a small strip mall in Tucson, we were thrilled. The food was fabulous. The owner walked around the restaurant to chat and check on food quality. That was years ago. Since then, Tavolina moved to a much larger spot. And then, the owner disappeared. The quality of the food has fallen. Even with a... 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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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 85718-8002
    (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?