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Rustler's Rooste

$$ - $$$
South Mountain
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 2 other guides
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8383 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044-5302
+1 602-431-6474
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had dinner here last night. Very busy so a reservation is highly suggested unless you want to wait 60+ mins. The kids loved the indoor slide. A man made balloon animals the staff were good. Beautiful view. Beef ribs were good with lots of meat. Mix grill tender loins were tiny. Kids Mac 'n Cheese looked/tasted like Kraft. We tried... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dinner for 2. were able to accommodate our request to sit by a window with a view. upon arriving staff was friendly enough, but from there customer service / interaction left us feeling disappointed. waitress was very reserved and trying to engage her light hearted conversation was almost impossible. she was new and it wasnt that busy. my meal (rib... More 

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Mesa
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and wonderful view. Great place for kids. Kids did eat the rattlesnake and got a shirt to prove it.

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Thank Thomas C
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92 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and his family traveled to Arizona during the 80s. As a young boy is favorite memory was the restaurant with a slide. Fast forward to our family trip...after a google search we quickly found Rustler's Rooste. This place is HUGE! There was a live band, massive serving sizes and of course, the slide. We ate the rattlesnake which... More 

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Havre, Montana
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place to experience. The food was Ok, Steaks come a little undercooked which is better than overcooked, However the atmosphere made it worth it. We did a Birthday package for my 20 year old son which cost $15 and that was the highlight of the night. The cake alone was worth it. It was huge!!! You could... More 

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Thank Applegang
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 1st time at this place was during my husband's annual company fellowship. The food was great but the baked beans were lacking. I'm a coastal Carolina girl who grew up with the sea on one side and a lake & farm on the other side. It reminds me of my hometown. The setting within the restaurant draws you in.... More 

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Thank Naja W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a nice place to go with family and/or out-of-town visitors.The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is pretty good, as well. I definitely recommend trying this place especially if you like rattlesnake!

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Thank William Oren C
Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a BIG group (41) and the wait staff was super attentive and was very "on the ball". I know that our group enjoyed our visit. The food was okay but it was the experience and company that mattered. We had just returned from a spring training game and we really enjoyed being together. Then we all got the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

fun place to see and eat view is amazing. It has a western theme and is really cute. the staff is loads of fun

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Thank sunshine19561607
Phoenix
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son ordered the prime rib, it was cold and its texture was like a sponge. My other son ordered the chicken fingers. They tasted awful and were hard. My wife and I ordered the special "medallions" there was more fat and gristle then meat. THE VIEW was great go to drink, not to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8383 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > South Mountain
  • Neighbourhood: South Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-431-6474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?