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Roaring Fork

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Scottsdale
American, Southwestern, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4800 N Scottsdale Rd, Ste 1700, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7630 (Chaparral)
+1 480-947-0795
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unable to accommodate an increase in the size of our part. Only 2 more people for dinner would 'overwhelm the kitchen'. Need better evening managers.

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Thank Lisa V
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

arrived without reservations... 3.5 hour wait... except in bar area where happy hour was being served 5pm to close.... SO, no brainer... sat a a high top for 4 and had a great time. Almost all drinks.... beer, wine, hard liquor, martinis... $5; our appetizers were almost all $9-10..... including the "Big A__ Burger" (huge); Green chili pork; fish tacos;... More 

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Thank Bob L
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved it! We ordered craft cocktails that were delicious. We ordered 2 appetizers: The Lamb chop fondue was awesome and the Kettle of Green Chili Pork was so flavorful. We were full after that. I think everything on this menu is probably a flavorbomb!

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Thank Terri A
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Roaring Fork never disappoints. The atmosphere is inviting, the service is excellent, and the food is great. I have been there several times and always feel that it is a wonderful experience. Recommendation- the huckleberry margarita!

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Thank Marlachernick
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visit AZ once a year, the Roaring Fork Happy Hour is our first stop. The atmosphere, the service, the food and the drinks are all great. You have to try the Green Chili Pork, it is wonderful.

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Thank B17MN
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After hearing associates mention this restaurant I gave it a try. Nothing stood out as extraordinary for me. It was an ok experience but nothing for which I would return.

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Thank John N
Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of two couples celebrating my birthday. We started with drinks on the outdoor patio which was very pleasant then moved indoors when our table was ready. Our server, Mark, was just the best! He was very friendly and observant to our needs. The food was wonderful. I had the boneless buttermilk-fried chicken and my husband had... More 

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Thank Luvs2read2
Bath, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Roaring Fork on March 6th with a group of eleven. We shared appetizers (the green chilli pork was especially tasty) and sides and ordered from the regular menu. All the meals arrived at the same time, portions were generous and the food was excellent. Service was very good too. Try the Roaring Fork for a great time.

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Thank Marcus R
Green Bay, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole scene here is fun, but the waiting for tables is not fun. We arrived for Happy Hour, but to secure a table, one needs to stand near one and wait out the patrons that are dining. Awkward. Rest assured, when seated, it is very enjoyable. The happy hour entrees are generous and tasty. Burger-good portion, delicious flat bread,... More 

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Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favourite patio in Scottsdale. The patio menu is varied and everything on it is great. The food and drinks are excellent value. The service is terrific. Friendly accommodating staff. Only drawback is sometimes you have to wait for a table to become free. Very busy little spot but well worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 N Scottsdale Rd, Ste 1700, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-7630
    (Chaparral)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-947-0795
Description
The Roaring Fork captures the spirit of bold American cuisine matched with a contemporary Western ambiance and unmatched service, creating upscale flavors that crackle with a rugged edge. Select from lamb, chicken, beef, pork and fresh fish entrees all perfectly prepared by wood fire rotisserie, open flame grill or wood oven roasting.

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