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Core

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15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
(520) 572-3000
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: The main 5star restaurant at the Ritz Carlton, outside of Tucson.

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Amazing Food and Service

We dined here our last evening at the Ritz. In first looking at the menu it didn't seem as though there were any extraordinary items in comparison to other 5 star restaurants however the service and presentation made the difference. Great waiter with recommendations. We started with a Caesar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bocagrlz
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Florida
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Florida
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327 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here our last evening at the Ritz. In first looking at the menu it didn't seem as though there were any extraordinary items in comparison to other 5 star restaurants however the service and presentation made the difference. Great waiter with recommendations. We started with a Caesar salad with fresh sardines, mushroom soup, braised beef ribs, trout, etc.... More 

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Thank Bocagrlz
Tucson, Arizona
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We were greeted warmly at the entrance and promptly shown to our perfect table. Right on the corner looking out to the beautiful Christmas tree. We were celebrating our anniversary so Michael our waiter brought us two glasses of a Champagne on the house. Very nice touch! My husband ordered the Trout and I ordered the rib both prepared to... More 

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Thank Omigann
Edgewater, New Jersey
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Core is a great restaurant located downstairs at the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain. We were staying at the resort and had dinner here twice and breakfast everyday. The food, service and atmosphere are first class and I was impressed with the consistency of all three.

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Thank Lawrence O
Sugar Land
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146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is the main dinner restaurant at the Ritz Carlton resort at Dove Mountain. The menu is limited and what we did order did not have a lot of flavor. If you were coming to this resort, it should be for the Beyonce an excellent staff service and not for the food.

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Thank Greg W
Reno, Nevada
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885 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

we came to celebrate my parents 58th wedding anniversary. We had a perfect night to sit outside and enjoy the amazing new fall menu. We had the halibut and ribeye. Don't pass on the sticky toffee pudding for dessert.

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Thank Deb W
Carlisle, Massachusetts, USA
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is an excellent Ritz Carlton dining venue, great selection, perfectly prepared, great presentation. The also do an excellent breakfast buffet daily and have a very nice wine bar. Try to make it to a wine tasking...

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Thank Bluedog38
McHenry, Illinois
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful dinner looking out over the mountain with the moon shining bright. Everything was fantastic. Starter salads were so good (very large). We had the pork chop and ribeye along with grilled cauliflower. Highly recommend.

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Thank John N
Yorba Linda, California
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Large Dining Hall with relaxed atmosphere. This hotel restaurant has an open kitchen at the entry with a beautiful bar area. The vast dining room and patio still feels intimate, though it is large. We had wonderful appetizers of avocado and scallops then we moved into main courses that were exceptional. I had a crispy skin trout and my traveling... More 

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Thank losjacksons
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice place, they really took great care of us. We left feeling special and full! Special thanks to everyone there for a great night

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Thank Steve K
Marana, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My sister and I decided to try Core for dinner. We had been to other restaurants on the property (Caytons, Ignite, etc) but hadn't tried Core. We opted to sit at the chef's counter so that we could watch the action in the kitchen. Our server, Stephen, was an absolute delight. He made wonderful suggestions and really made the experience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Marana
  • Phone Number: (520) 572-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

The main 5star restaurant at the Ritz Carlton, outside of Tucson.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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