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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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had the Gold Strike Burger. So big it was difficult to finish. The spice on it was just right with the ingredients on it.

Thank Jim D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I took a drive out to Canyon Lake. We were hungry so we decided to stop and eat. The burgers are delicious. The beef ribs were okay, a little pricey at $30 for a full slab. The staff was very nice and made our meal very pleasant. My kids loved the gift shop!

Thank Candace N
Apache Junction, Arizona
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love bringing we people here. History, large & interesting gift shop and great food with wonderful sttaff

Thank ShirlJ1947
Marlton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a visit to Goldfield and Canyon Lake. It is off the main drag, about a mile or two from the main road in a residential area. The prices were a little high to me but the service was excellent and the food had good flavor. Decor inside was rustic Western which fits with the area. You... More 

Thank angeleyes27
Goodyear, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending the morning on the Dolly Steamboat we were looking for a place for dinner. I called ahead and spoke with Amanda who was most pleasant and helpful in making our reservation. We were so glad we had dinner there. Their food was exceptionally tasty. Melissa our server had a wondereful personality and made us feel right at home.... More 

Thank PJ6979
Graham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to the Mining Camp Restaurant. We were visiting our son and his wife during Christmas and I bought tickets to see the McNasty Brothers. We enjoyed the food and the show. Jan and Jerry Peterman Graham NC

Thank JanP1980
Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mining Camp Restaurant is a bit of a drive, we have gone past before, but didn't stop in. Our loss! We decided to give it a try after a hike at the Hieroglyphs Trail. What an amazing place; both character and quality! There is both 'family seating' and the 'steak house'. We opted for the Steak House. Great choice.... More 

Thank RoadTripper182186
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I finally convinced my husband to go for the dinner show featuring the McNasty Brothers. We live locally & had never seen these local legends. Why? My husband was hesitant to be stuck watching 4 guys in dusty cowboy garb telling dumb jokes. Well guess what - these guys are real musicians. The fiddler is world class. And this is... More 

Thank JustFlyingAround
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late lunch here today. My spouse had the sirloin steak, my daughter had the vegetable plate and I had the glazed chicken breast. All of the food was delicious. The steak and chicken both came with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. The vegetable plate included beets, portable lo mushrooms, avacado, squash and carrots. The bread was hot... More 

Thank Janice V
Billings, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a granddaughter and her new husband to the Mining Camp Restaurant for a steak dinner. Unfortunately their dinner and show programs hadn't started yet so we opted to dine in their traditional restaurant rather in the family style all you can eat restaurant. The ambiance is pleasing for a nice meal and opportunity to have a quiet visit.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $25
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?