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Sawmill Run Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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12976 N Sabino Canyon Pkwy, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619-9997
+1 520-576-9147
10:30 am - 4:00 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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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was ok, not spectacular, the Iron Door was closed so this was our only option. Sausage tasted funny, fries were good though.

Thank cbell11austin
Seal Beach, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant has short hours that vary. I suggest checking their hours for the day of week you plan on going. It seems to be family run. They have some unusual recipes and everything we had was superb. We sat next to a small group of people who all had different items and everyone walked away raving. It is a... More 

Thank 270Pat_C
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chef knows how to cook a hamburger exactly as you request it. Their homemade soups are excellent and the spinach salad was extremely fresh. The desserts looked great and were highly recommended by other diners.

Thank Marge H
Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Far and away the single worst experience of my life in a restaurant. Coming from the industry many years ago, I'm the first to understand the stress of a busy day. Today, we waited in line and eventually made it to the hostess' podium where she was hastily taking names to obtain a table. We continue to wait patiently as... More 

Thank Charles L
Tucson, AZ
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

A dinner visit in October with two friends from WI was a very good experience. (I love it when the restaurant proves to meet everyone's expectations and beyond!). We enjoyed a hearty, hot, bowl of their roasted pulled turkey and varied bean chili, served with tasty chimichurri bread. It was filling and delicious. The service was friendly and timely. All... More 

Midland, Texas
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant several times over the last 5 years. A bunch of ride our motorcycles up Mt.Lemmon and have lunch there. The service is good and the food is above average. It is a bit pricey but that is, in my opinion, due to it being at the top of Mt. Lemmon. They have a nice... More 

Thank Terry P
Islamorada, Florida, United States
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Decided to take a nice scenic drive + checkout what we hoped would be really good restaurants. What a nice surprise, it was a lovely drive and the food here was excellent !! We had the reubens. Not as good as Toby's tavern on Whidbey Isl. reuben, but none ever are. It was very good, though.

Thank Sonia S
Laconia, New Hampshire
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Stopped in by accident come to find fresh food, great service and a view. Had the pulled pork on chips which was outstanding my wife had the Reuben which was so good and very tender

Thank Mark R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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347 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We ate outside on the nice big deck. My son had the salmon but with a cup of the chili. My husband had a bowl of the turkey chili that had a nice mix of beans, the right amount of heat and shredded turkey. I had the beef sandwich with pickled beets. The beets were perfect, and the sandwich bread... More 

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New smyrna Beach, United States
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Really beautiful drive to top of Mt Lemmon. We sat at bar for lunch to watch football game. Staff very friendly and accommodating. We had typical bar fare, wings, salad, drinks. Great place to eat and relax.

Thank Ted L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?