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15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
(520) 572-3000
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love coming here when I stay at Dove Mountain AZ. Nice staff and food. You have to be there to see what I am talking about. The view is amazing.

Thank Bigb0007
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good. The server mumbled when he spoke. He breezed through the menu highlights and disappeared several times during our dinner. Not at all Ritz Carlton like.

Thank Jennifer D
South Orange, New Jersey
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing, distinctive flavors. Excellent service. Beautiful atmosphere - inside or outdoor dining available.

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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usual Ritz quality restaurant, excellent food and service. We enjoyed several meals at Core, since they are open later and are conveniently located in the lobby. The service is overall very good, friendly and efficient. Really the only downside is the Ritz prices that come along with it. But then again, you're at the Ritz and you're on vacation, so... More 

Thank Toro9
Tucson, Arizona
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated a wedding anniversary dinner here. The food was wonderful and the service was great. Our waiter was very helpful in his suggestions of pairings which only enhanced our dining experience. Romantic atmosphere!

Thank ddbrown2075
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Asked for a table with a view for 2. It was magnificent, even if there was a rain shower...always welcome in the desert. Service by John was above excellent, food was delicious starting with Caesar salads topped by white anchovies (less salty) and continuing with the lobster and the very large pork chop roasted 24 hours ever so slowly to... More 

Thank Zonie98
Franklin, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were meeting friends for dinner at CORE and I had asked the concierge for the venue that had vegetarian options. They suggested CORE. However, upon sitting down and looking at the menu the only non-chicken/fish option on the menu was a pasta dish (boring!). Upon letting our server know, he said that the chef was a vegetarian too and... More 

Thank Mary M
poulsbo, wa
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We have dined at Core for a few years when staying at the Ritz. Our first visits were excellent.. but past two years it just has gone downhill- As always at the Ritz the service is excellent whether you opt for the dining room or bar... You much better off at Ignite or Caytons...

Thank kathrynyc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The breakfast buffet has everything from fresh fruit, cheeses and pastries to oatmeal, omelets, bacon and tons more! I enjoyed sitting outside (in the shade) and enjoying the scenery with my eggs.

Thank Deola A
Phoenix, Arizona
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90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My first night at Dove Mountain and I had booked dinner at Core. The view and service were excellent. The pinot noir sold exclusively at the hotel is excellent. The Caesar salad was disappointing. Even though the anchovies were on top, the entire salad tasted fishy. The croutons were so hard, they were impossible to eat. I left most of... More 

Thank Donna H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15000 North Secret Springs Drive, Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, Marana, AZ 85658
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Marana
  • Phone Number: (520) 572-3000
The main 5star restaurant at the Ritz Carlton, outside of Tucson.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?