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Wandering Horse Buffet

9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
+1 480-850-7777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“crab legs” (26 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Love to go to the buffet and then spend the evening in the casino. We have gone so many times it is hard to count. The tip is to go early about 5:30 -6 pm - after that the lines are very long. There is...More

Thank Louvain71
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for lunch. It has Italian, Mexican, and Asian selections as well as a carving station with 2 kinds of meat and a small salad bar. There’s a large desert area with many good selections. The food was ok. Nothing...More

Thank travelerC6777WQ
Online_Management, Interactive Specialist, Alena at Wandering Horse Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Greetings, thanks for dining with us and for sharing your review and feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the variety offered, the large dessert area and our friendly staff. Please feel free to let us know what you feel we could be doing better....More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

We had a buffet lunch that was $15 per person. The food choices were excellent and everything was fresh. Highly recommend.

Thank kman86
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I was with four friends and we all really enjoyed the lunch buffet. There were a lot of food choices and the price was so reasonable. I would definitely eat here again!

Thank Cary W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Great food and service, Tristan the bartender makes excellent drinks and a good host. only problem is it closes at 9PM!

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place for weekday lunch. Price was not bad. Was not busy and got right in. Tables are in a separate room than the buffet. If you are not a fan of Mexican or Chinese food, the selection is limited. Fried chicken...More

Thank CheeseMom52
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Food options are vast. The servers were attentive and very. Definitely recommend the buffet for sure.

Thank Montgomery H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We went there for the first time to try the Sunday brunch. Being from California, we love Sunday Brunch buffets and they are tough to find around here. Anyway, here are my thoughts Food: The food was outstanding. Huge crab legs that are split for...More

Thank PatrickLongBeach
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Disappointed in buffet. The only thing that was really good were the king crab legs. New York steak was tough, Korean oysters had a bitter taste, Italian entrees were mainly just pizza, the Mexican entrees were also very limited. Fresh veggies like green beans, asparagus,...More

Thank Evan A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Not sure what happened in the past year, but the weekend seafood buffet is going in the wrong direction. The oysters looked and tasted less than fresh, the stone crab was very dry, there was no calamari and the New England clam chowder very bland....More

Thank mesatraveler
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3 December 2017|
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Response from Nick M | Reviewed this property |
Someone already beat me to it!
17 November 2016|
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Response from Treborwf | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't remember if they did offer this when I was there so I emailed them, the response from their Executive Chef was...'We do offer gluten free items since it’s such a large offering of different foods. The Chefs will... More
Lauren R
15 April 2016|
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Response from Lisa2735 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but that may be a separate charge that is not included in the price of the buffet. I know we had soda and that was included.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-850-7777
Enjoy our expansive international buffet offering indoor and outdoor seating featuring Italian, Asian, Mexican, Mediterranean and American cuisines. The Wandering Horse buffet features live cooking stations, a fresh salad bar, a carving station, delectable desserts and a brick oven pizza kitchen.
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