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Sawmill Run Restaurant

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12976 N Sabino Canyon Pkwy, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619-9997
+1 520-576-9147
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hawthorne, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As we were driving up Mt. Lemmon we never expected to find the quaintest town nestled up on the mountain top. After our long drive we were all quite hungry and decided to pull over to the restaurant to check out our options. We were pleasantly surprised to find something for everyone (our boys are extremely picky eaters). I had... More 

Thank Cambymom
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my son and his wife and their two kids up Mt Lemmon for a hike and lunch. We stopped at The Sawmill...wonderful greeting as we walked in and were seated right away on the patio. It was a bit cold so my husband and I went in and bought two long sleeve tee shirts and came back out to... More 

Thank Gwen R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat at a patio table with plenty of shade on a beautiful weekend afternoon. I had the corned beef Rueben. It was great. Highly recommended. Sis-in-law had a very disappointing corned beef. My Cole slaw was fine but those homemade, thick-cut potato chips are great. Too full for desert.

Thank Peter C
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with a group of friends for breakfast. The food was good but the portions were pretty small. PROS: -Great natural environment to eat in. -The quality of food is great. -The wait staff is friendly and attentive. CONS: -The portion of food is small. -Because the restaurant is so far from everything, it's pretty expensive.

Thank Chaoticpuppy
Norwich, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the top of Mount Lemmon ready for lunch, saw the Sawmill, and thought we'd give them a go. I'm so glad we did. The service, as with most USA establishments, was quick, super friendly and efficient. I went for the smoked BBQ half chicken and it was incredible, and I don't say that easily. The taste was... More 

Thank Paddywolf
Tucson, Arizona
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Monday, a slower day, yet the patio was almost full by 12:30PM. We ordered with "panache", e.g. selecting a sandwich but subtracting & adding ingredients we preferred. The server & chef accommodated these changes easily. Service was efficient without being rushed. We thoroughly enjoyed our custom ordered wraps and dessert. We would gladly return on other trip... More 

Thank SE-Explorer
Little Rock, AR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great stop for lunch while exploring Mt Lemmon. The seating area is quite large so we didn't have to wait to be seated. They have a nice outdoor patio to take in the cool weather on the mountain. I had the pulled pork sandwich with sweet potato tots. The sandwich was large and very flavorful. The sweet... More 

Thank Ishlachi
Tucson, Arizona
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274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we finally drove the scenic byway, stopped often at the parking pull outs to see the views and by the time we got to Mount Lemmon area it was time for food...and fudge later at a shop down the road! Lunch: Barrio blonde beer, meatloaf with coke slaw and mashed potatoes, and another with a turkey chili...spicy yet more... More 

Thank Mary B
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE decided to drive up to Summer Haven to cool off and get a nice lunch, The Sawmill is great, super good food nice people, after lunch we decided to walk down to the general store about a block from the sawmill to get an ice cream , that made our day, The sky was starting to darken ,we started... More 

Thank mike j
Denver, Colorado
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up eating here twice last weekend because it was so wonderful the first time. The first day we had a tasty grilled romaine Caesar salad, and smoked chicken. The next day my husband had a delicious burger, and I had the tastiest pastrami sandwich on a super soft gluten-free bun ever! Service is friendly. Outdoor patio is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12976 N Sabino Canyon Pkwy, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619-9997
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Mount Lemmon
  • Phone Number: +1 520-576-9147
The Sawmill Run is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (depneding on the day) and is Mount Lemmon's restaurant. With a full bar and available patio dining the Sawmill Run provides everything you need daily on the mountain.

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