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Venues Cafe

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34 Easy St, Carefree, AZ 85377 (Hum Road)
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for drinks on Saturday and had a great time talking with Jim and Rob who were bartender and server. We also listed to Jimmy on the key board and sang. Jim talked us into coming for Karaoke on Sunday night and we brought a visiting couple with us. What a great night. We couldn't believe... More 

Thank duffer47
Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We have followed Gary wherever he had gone - all high end casual places. Regrettably, although the menu is inspirational, the food is less so. Worth a try, perhaps you will be less picky. Gary is worth the trip

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Venuescafe, Owner at Venues Cafe, responded to this review

Hi, I am the Owner of Venues Cafe. I just read your review and believe you meant to post it to the SpeakEasy site. Gary is their bartender and hasn't been at Venues since September of last year. We would love to have you come back to Venues and try out new menu. Our food is delicious. Thanks! More 

Breckenridge, Colorado
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174 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a great patio in the front of the building. We sat outside and had drinks and appetizers while shopping at the center it's in. Food was good and wait staff was very friendly. Highly recommend

Thank mtnwinegirl
Cave Creek, Arizona
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We've been here many times for dinner, music, lunch and it's always nice. Salads are delicious, sweet burger is yummy and I don't eat a lot of meat. Took my girlfriend there for lunch and we sat outside and this time of year it marvelous.

Thank casmkt
Carefree, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Not impressed with service or food. Stopped in for an afternoon treat Limited wine by the glass choices. Bruschetta should have been good but heavy on the balsamsic reduction.

Thank Annie32944
Oakwood, Ohio, United States
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Went here early Sunday evening. The service was slow to get to us and when we put in our order we learned they were out of everything we wanted! I settled on the BLAT Wedge but needed some protein so our server offered to add a chicken breast to it. We had ordered a bottle of wine, and after being... More 

Thank Kimberly R
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Visited Venues for lunch a few days ago. While the service was just fine, the food was not. The lunch special, a quiche, wasn't even hot when brought to table and had to be warmed up. The salad was drenched in dressing. Venues has a terrific atmosphere and great potential. It's too bad the food is so unreliable.

Thank RWWColorado
toledo, oh
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174 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times. It seems to be improving with each visit. Decor is bar and wood. The day we went we enjoyed lunch outside while a free live concert took place about a 50 yards away near the cactus garden in Carefree's Town Center. It was a beautiful afternoon and great to people watch, view a Mountain... More 

Thank toltom
Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Their chicken wings are really good, as well as the rest of the menu. It gets noisy later in the evening, so go early.

Thank Pinkie2013
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Had dinner here last night. I intended to order a sandwich but when I heard about the salmon special - pesto, rice and asparagus, changed my mind. My partner had the bbq beef sandwich and loved it. I ordered a glass of wine based on the name and grape; our server Beth brought me two samples to try. She said... More 

Thank Rosebud02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Easy St, Carefree, AZ 85377
    (Hum Road)
  • Public Transportation: Wild West Shuttle offers pick up and drop off at our location.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Carefree
  • Phone Number: 480-595-9909

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