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Mining Camp Restaurant

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6100 E Mining Camp St, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-9570
+1 480-982-3181
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Description: Hello Folks! We just kicked off our 54th season! Both of our dining rooms...
Hello Folks! We just kicked off our 54th season! Both of our dining rooms are open 7 days a week now. Our family style is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm for a great meal, just like Grandma use to do (no shows). Then December 29, 2015 our "Hello Arizona!" show will return. Shows are Tuesday to Saturday with a seating at 4:00pm and 6:30pm. Reservations required. You can also enjoy our steakhouse, The Dutchman's Hide out, they are open daily at 11:00am to 9:00pm.
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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good family restaurant

great food and choice of booths or family style dining. Interesting decor A very good gift shop as well

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kkcoverly
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Vernon, Canada
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Vernon, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great food and choice of booths or family style dining. Interesting decor A very good gift shop as well

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Thank Kkcoverly
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Please come back again to see us. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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190 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to skip the show and just dine at the restaurant. They have an awesome Filet ($34) but very good with potato and veggies. Wines by the glass were $10. Serve is good and the atmosphere is really different with the mining camp theme. Great little gift shop on premises. Clean restrooms and plenty of parking in dirt lot.

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Thank ladyomaha
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It sounds like you dined in our Dutchman's Hide Out Steakhouse. I am glad you enjoyed it, and we hope to see you again. More 

SW Colorado
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256 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit here and it won't be our last. The food is served family style - all you can eat. There was bar b q ribs, roast chicken & dressing, ham & pineapple, potatoes, sweet coleslaw, yummy baked beans, green beans, sourdough rolls & raisin bread too. The Bar D Wranglers are from the same area in... More 

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Thank sanjuanmountains
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves! Thank you for the great review, and we will see you again soon. More 

Daysland, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small group went to see the McNasty Bros. Totally enjoyed them. Dinner was ok. Chicken was dry? Ribs were OK. Ham was also dry and curled. Have definitely had better meals here. Maybe it was an off night.

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Thank LJC457
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

It concerns me to hear you did not enjoy the meal. Could you email me at miningcamp@hotmail.com so that we may find ways to improve our restaurant. Thank You, Amanda More 

Minnesota
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211 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by here on a Monday night for dinner. The outside doesn't really match the in. Outside mining theme, old building. Inside is cloth napkins, and salad forks. I felt a titch undressed with my tennis shoes, sweatshirt and khaki shorts. I enjoyed my dinner salad with homemade ranch and chicken pot pie. Server was great. Nice local beer.... More 

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Thank janelje
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Please stop back in to see us again! Next time be sure to try our Dynamite Shrimp!!! TO DIE FOR! More 

Camrose, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 from Alberta attended the 3:00pm show after a good day exploring the mining areas of Apache Junction. We were very pleased with the show McNasty Bros. Lots of laughs and good talent. The food was excellent and could not finish it all. The beans were out of this world and we tried to obtain the recipe... More 

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Thank rjay399
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

Fantastic! We look forward to having you again! As for those beans...people have been gunning for that recipe for years! Good luck!!! More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I both got the salmon. Made to perfection! The veggies were also done perfect with great flavor. Loved our dinner.

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Thank Scott V
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

If you thought that was good then you should try the grilled salmon on the Garden Valley Greens salad! Glad to hear you loved your dinner. Come see us again soon! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is massive and rustic, set at the foot of the Superstition Mountains. You walk in to a gift shop with lots of AZ related curios; jewelry, toys, signs, etc. You're sat in a dining hall w/ wooden benches, and the plates, cups, etc are stainless steel (think camping gear). The food's served "family style" on platters that keep... More 

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1 Thank daniel s
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a fantastic dinner! Thank you for the great review. More 

Charlottetown, Canada
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I saw the ad for this place I thought it would be all show and no substance. We were very surprised. My husband wanted to eat family style and i wanted a salad. We ended up going to the family style restaurant which has been in operation for decades. My husband had his ribs, beans, ham, chicken and raison... More 

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Thank Claudetteth
Picky P, Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm delighted to hear we were able to surprise you and fill those tall boots of expectations. Hope to see you all again! Thank you for the great review. More 

Juno Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

While out in the Phoenix area for Christmas Holidays, celebrated a family members birthday at Mining Camp. Great menu, décor, fun gift shop and amazing location. Nor only did we all enjoy the restaurant, food and service. But took advantage of this great location to take some impressive pictures with one of the most scenic back drops in the country.... More 

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Thank Pam B
Picky P, Public Relations Manager at Mining Camp Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Pam, Thank you for taking your time for a awesome 5 star review. Love to hear the whole family had a amazing time. You are right the pictures can't get any better then here. The Superstition Mountains are a great back drop. I will pass along the Kudos to the Owner and the chef and all management. The owner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6100 E Mining Camp St, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-9570
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 480-982-3181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

Hello Folks! We just kicked off our 54th season! Both of our dining rooms are open 7 days a week now. Our family style is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm for a great meal, just like Grandma use to do (no shows). Then December 29, 2015 our "Hello Arizona!" show will return. Shows are Tuesday to Saturday with a seating at 4:00pm and 6:30pm. Reservations required. You can also enjoy our steakhouse, The Dutchman's Hide out, they are open daily at 11:00am to 9:00pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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