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Core

15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
(520) 572-3000
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Ranked #3 of 37 Restaurants in Marana
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The main 5star restaurant at the Ritz Carlton, outside of Tucson.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is the good restaurant at the Ritz. The food is good and dinning area is cool. The kitchen is open so you can see how food is prepared. The views are relaxing when you dine outside. The breakfast buffet is outstanding: quality food, local, and very diverse. It is better than at other properties. Sometimes the service is slow... More

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342 reviews 342 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have over 300 Trip Adv reviews and am a foodie this is 5 star for sure . Any poor review must be driven by budget dinners. We had 2 fabulous meal one dinner and one brunch . Outstanding quality and attention to us and not real fine dining FYI. I would call it upscale gourmet which is our fave.... More

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Green Valley, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a great dinner but felt the menu was somewhat limited for a rather large hotel's main dining venue. We enjoyed the burrata appetizer and trout tartare. For entree 2 people had the short ribs, one had the duck confit, and I had an appetizer portion of the scallops. Everything was delicious but I still felt the menu was... More

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Arizona
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151 reviews 151 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were in the area and decided we would dine at the restaurant at the Gallery Golf Club. Got there and found they were closed for a special event. Since the Ritz is nearby, we decided to go there instead. Our first choice, Caytons was closed for a special event, so we went to the resort and dined at Core.... More

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Medford, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I ate at Core for 6 meals (1-dinner and 5 breakfast) and overall found the service very helpful from the seating to waiting the table. They seemed to struggle, however, with volume and uncleaned tables could sit awhile waiting for someone to bus so think they should solve this staffing issue. For dinner, we had reservations outside... More

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Naples, Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The Ritz service standard of service is generally high and the Core did not disappoint. Not only did our waiter attend to our every need, but the young lady who helped us at the pool earlier in the day reappeared and provided more assistance. The menu was sufficient, and I chose the chicken dish. It was recommended by the server... More

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Reno, Nevada
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386 reviews 386 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had dinner here after a wonderful day of watching a practice round at the Accenture Match Play. Our server Brandon was very attentive if a bit too soft spoken. His attention to detail was much appreciated. All of our dinner selections were prepared excellently. At our table we had butterfish, steak and shrimp and pork. The flavors of each... More

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Tucson AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We have been to their premier Core restaurant several times for holidays and special occasions but will not go there again. Though the cost is high the food has been barely average and the service slow. The resort itself is lovely and at sunset a native american plays a flute from the mountain at sunset. It is fun to have... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Dinner on a Saturday evening for four of us! Our wait staff was very attentive throughout the entire dining experience! The wine list is impressive with choices at all price points! Between the four of us we shared apps and our entrees varied from a couple of seafood, one beef and a chicken! All received huge raves! Whether staying on... More

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Sacramento, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Attentive and friendly staff serving delicious, artistic and creative food. Our dinner wasn't just a 'meal' - it was a work of art. A feast for the eyes and palate.

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