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Palo Verde

34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, At Boulders Resort & Spa, Carefree, AZ 85377
+1 480-488-9009
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, At Boulders Resort & Spa, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

I love this restaurant and especially love the NY steak. The bread is tasty as is the whipped butter. Salads are wonderful too.

Thank Travelingbear1000
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We took another trip to yesteryear by visiting the Palo Verde at the Boulders Resort. It just isn’t the way it used to be, but it has gotten better than it was a year ago. If you like quiet fine dining, and we do, this...More

Thank 400Jay
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

We were given a breakfast voucher for some issues we had with our first room. Honestly, we we had paid for this meal, the stars would be less. The hostess was sweet. The waitress took forever to greet us. She didn't write down our order...More

1  Thank Evan S
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Pleasantly surprised at the quality of food that we enjoyed at the hotel restaurant. I would consider myself a foody and this place rocked it. We ate outside and it was very relaxed and enjoyable. I will eat here anytime i am in the area.

Thank garysW9084BE
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Palo Verde is the signature dining establishment at the Boulders Resort in . The interior dining room looked comfortable but overly lit. The patio was a great spot for al fresco dinning with a nice vista of the desert gardens and the golf course. We...More

1  Thank NewRecipesForLife
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The waiter was good the food was okay. The atmosphere and scenery of siting on the patio made the breakfast special.

Thank Felisha G
Management response:Responded July 28, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed the views from our patio overlooking our beautiful Duck Pond. We appreciate the feedback and hope you will return.

Reviewed June 12, 2017

We stayed at The Boulders in April for a medical conference. We had dinner here one night and I had breakfast alone one morning. Neither was a great experience. We arrived early one evening with no reservation. The restaurant was almost empty. The host said...More

Thank thekellys5
Management response:Responded June 19, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize for the issues you experienced but appreciate you bringing them to our attention. We will address these issues with the appropriate staff.

Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Dried out halibut. Inattentive waitstaff. Heavy unmovable table was hard to get in and out of. A beautiful woman dinner companion saved the night!!!

Thank Dundaff
BouldersManager, Manager at Palo Verde, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2017

We are sorry you did not like your experience at our restaurant. We appreciate the feedback you have provided us.

Reviewed March 30, 2017

We had breakfast here every morning we were at The Boulders. It was nice to be able to sit outside and enjoy the warm weather and the view of the duck pond. There is large selection of breakfast foods on the menu. You can order...More

Thank jwells3665
BouldersManager, Manager at Palo Verde, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed breakfast at our restaurant. There are beautiful views on the patio overlooking the golf course and Duck Pond Lawn. We are glad you were able to relax and enjoy this. We thank you for the review.

Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Some truly inspired flavor pairings! Tomato burrata salad with walnut pesto, white asparagus soup with crispy egg, and rhubarb tart with rosemary buttermilk ice cream are a must if you are lucky enough to visit while they are on the menu!

Thank Alissa0099
BouldersManager, Manager at Palo Verde, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

We appreciate the great feedback and are glad you enjoyed our cuisine at our restaurant. We hope you will visit with us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $39
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, At Boulders Resort & Spa, Carefree, AZ 85377 (Formerly Palo Verde at The Boulders Resort Restaurant)
    (Carefree Highway and Scottsdale Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Carefree
  • Phone Number: +1 480-488-9009
Palo Verde's Chef Winters introduces a contemporary southwestern-inspired menu, featuring unique and exciting new creations. Paired with pastry chef, Chef Keith's innovative taste for sweets, the combination of creative fulfillment and flavor leaves everyone wanting more. Enjoy the views of the serene Duck Pond for breakfast daily or for dinner as you dine under the stars.
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