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Ocean Trail

9800 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
+1 480-850-7777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dirty rice” (10 reviews)
“gumbo” (30 reviews)
“oysters” (12 reviews)
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9800 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How to ruin a good restaurant...??? Customer service...or lack thereof. I have been an original and long-time fan of the food here, but an incident last night defies all good measure of customer service and common, business sense. There were four filled tables with diners...More

Thank howiec53
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Disappointed they were not open per their own scheduled hours. Stopped by at 11:30 and they were not open. Hours today were 11am-11pm.More

Thank GregBrady1000
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest - We are sorry to hear about the misinformation regarding our hours of operation. Can you tell us where you saw that we are open until 11:30p? Hours listed through Tripadvisor are listed as: Sun - Thu from 11:00 am - 9:00...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

During a 2-day stay at Talking Stick, stopped in to this tiny spot (20 person seating capacity) for a bite. No wait when we arrived for early dinner - about 6p. Shrimp were good size on the cocktail, but sauce was bland (extra horseradish was...More

Thank BetsyandScott
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place is good!! We went on a Saturday night around 6pm--were a little worried about the wait but we were lucky and walked right in. The restaurant is on the casino floor but separated by a walkway so it wasn't a problem. The portions...More

Thank UOT
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Long line ups, however, the food was delicious and the portions, plentiful. Once we were seated, service was attentive and friendly!

Thank Heyjose1137
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty sure they are sprinkling a little crack in the food. This morning I was having withdrawals, and saying "I need to see Tipp now!" I'm full and happy now! When you come, say hello to the best chef, TIPP!

Thank WantMoreTime
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have eaten at Ocean Trail numerous times when we visit Phoenix and usually have the gumbo, pan roast or creole. Every meal is fantastic. You can order the spiciness of your meal on a scale of 1 to 10. I don't recommend the ten....More

Thank Brutus516
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were staying at the hotel and late night wandered over to Ocean Trail. There was always a line for this place. I figured it was because there was not much seating. However, the food is great. The portions are huge. If you like cajun/creole...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Little restaurant with mostly counter space seems somewhat overwhelmed by customers at times. Seafood corn chowder was adequate, but topping of soggy oyster crackers detracted. Interesting to be able to see many of the signature creole dishes prepared wok-style behind the counter.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love the food at Ocean Trail! I love it so much I made we went there for my 60th birthday! They have creole, etouffee, pan roast and gumbo with all the seafood you could want. They ask you what heat level you want, with...More

Thank 568sharia
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Nearby Attractions
Salt River Fields
346 reviews
1.59 km away
Talking Stick Resort Casino
515 reviews
.02 km away
Octane Raceway
156 reviews
1.46 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-850-7777
Experience a taste of New Orleans in Scottsdale, just off the casino floor at Ocean Trail. The height of sophistication with its sleek, modern decor, Ocean Trail delights not only your taste buds with exceptional seafood, but your sense of style as well. This exclusive 19-seat Scottsdale seafood food bar is consistently given top reviews, and is the ultimate destination for New Orleans style dining in Scottsdale. Guests marvel at its fresh Creole offerings, a rarity among restaurants in the Phoenix area.Items on the delicious Ocean Trail menu include raw oysters, steamers, Cajun style boils, and of course delicious clam chowder. Each made to your taste on a spiciness level between 1 and 10, and freshly prepared in front of you at the restaurant's open cooking station. In addition to an amazing seafood menu, Ocean Trails offers specialty cocktails and great specials. Delicious lunch specials are available Monday through Friday as are happy hour specials Monday through Friday 4pm - 7pm.
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