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15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
(520) 572-3000
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Ranked #4 of 37 Restaurants in Marana
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Price range: $31 - $50
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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47 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Green Valley, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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148 reviews 148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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363 reviews 363 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Vail, CO
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

In the morning on a recent trip to Dove Mountain, we scanned the twin buffets in the Core Restaurant. Absolutely amazing quality and presentation. Far better than any buffets we've previously seen in other five star hotels in the states and in Europe. But........... We didn't need that much food so opted for a la carte ordering.of a plate of... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We were staying at the Ritz and ate here for our celebration dinner. The night we went it was not busy and the food came out quickly. Our server knew the menu very well, and made suggestions. We had the ribeye and gnochi. Both were good, but the gnochi could have had more pasta in it. We had a side... More

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