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Venues Cafe

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34 Easy St, Carefree, AZ 85377 (Hum Road)
Wild West Shuttle offers pick up and drop off at our location.
480-595-9909
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11:00 am - 10:00 am
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I've been to Venue's several times this past year. I really love the location. The restaurant is in a wonderful outdoor shopping/dining center in Carefree with beautiful landscape. I wish everything was just a little better however, inside of the restaurant. I am not sure, I think they may have... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Marie T
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Dallas, Texas
via mobile
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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to Venue's several times this past year. I really love the location. The restaurant is in a wonderful outdoor shopping/dining center in Carefree with beautiful landscape. I wish everything was just a little better however, inside of the restaurant. I am not sure, I think they may have made some owner or management changes recently and it has... More 

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Thank Marie T
San Francisco, CA
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went to an art show in the little park across from Venues and decided to drop in for something to drink and maybe a small snack. Our waitress was a little gruff at first, but she did recommend the bloody mary and acknowledged we'd like the bruschetta. She wasn't kidding! We even came back the next... More 

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Thank mthome15
Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for a quick lunch at this neat little place, right on Easy street in Carefree. Rob waited on us, and did a stellar job making sure we had cold beverages and hot food. Well at least for me. My wife had the Chicken Salad sandwich, made in house, which, of course, is served cold. She... More 

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Thank Realcouplereviews
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ELK steak was on the menu, don't miss it! we had 3 families and the menu allowed something for everyone.

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Thank Chris Y
Orange Beach, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food. Great service. Great location. Located in a shopping center. So you can shop and eat in one location.

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Thank cebray1
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We went with a very large group to this lovely restaurant. The staff was very friendly and accommodating besides being efficient. The setting was very clean, modern and comfortable. A buffet had been planned for our group and the food was hot and good from first to last. Great place to have a meal. I would definitely go again.

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Thank MGJUN
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We came out to the Scottsdale area for family vacation over the holidays. Did a day trip up to cave creek and carefree. We walked the sundial area and my son's blood sugar went down to 37. I went in to buy a pop and was given one on the house. Thank you guys!

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Thank crown45
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Hard to say much about this place. Would say "basic", but that really doesn't capture the absolute nothingness of the place. The meal was mediocre, service indifferent, atmosphere bland. Overall, just a blah experience.

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Thank Doug_R_8
Surprise, Arizona
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Two couples split on their opinion of this cafe. The burgers were mediocre and the BLT's were a hit in wrap form. We all anticipated the sweet potato fries. However they were lifeless and lacked flavor except salt. Decor was okay but the hostess needs to clean up a bit before presenting herself to the public. Like I said, a... More 

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Thank Steven S
Phoenix, Arizona
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We had lunch, the place was very full and the servers were extremely busy. They were trying there very best to provide good service to all so we did wait a bit, however, this was not a failure on their part. The hamburgers were very good, we had salad rather then fries, salad was not fresh. I would go back,... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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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?
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