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Iron Door At Mt Lemmon Ski Valley

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10300 East Ski Run Road, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619
+1 520-576-1321
9:00 am - 4:30 am
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Mon 10:30 am - 4:30 am
Thu - Fri 10:30 am - 4:30 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 am
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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant with my wife, puppy Labrador and friend's with two small kids. Right at the front entrance, a tall, blond guy, I guess in early twenties was taking the table reservation. This one guy completely destroyed the entire feeling about this place. We wanted to be seated outside with our puppy dog. He claimed that we... More 

3 Thank marianX6030VA
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is well worth the drive up the mountain! Breakfast is fresh and tasty. The service is always friendly and excellent. If you stop in, you MUST try a mountain berry pie.

Thank Jeanine W
Tucson Arizona
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494 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,445 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Yesterday (8/11), even though there was a 40% chance of rain, we decided that a trip to Mount Lemmon was in order. It was hot and humid here in Tucson, and we needed a bit of a break from that. We had not been to the "Iron Door" for over five years, and our last visit was so miserable, that... More 

5 Thank NYU62
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a trip up to Mt. Lemmon to get out of the Tucson heat for the day. So we went up the mountain and spent a little time at Summerhaven. Then we went up the hill always to Ski Valley and had lunch at the Iron Door. Our waiter was full of good humor and we had... More 

Thank Brenda H
Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Way too much money for what you get. Service is just strange. We ordered Potato Skins. When we were served, there were two large skins with way too much potato and not enough toppings. Our waiter plopped (yes plopped) down two plates (there were three of us), then dropped the knife, wiped it off on his shirt and set it... More 

1 Thank Karen P
Rindge, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

So the three of us ordered the nachos which we expected to be a plate of nachos with toppings on them, but instead we got this delicious pot of refried beans, guac, sour cream, olives, and melted cheese. The chips were in the side. Though it was not what we thought we were ordering, we all LOVED them. The place... More 

Thank Michelle F
Rochester, Minnesota
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567 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

It was recommended we dine here, looked forward to it. We drove out to this restaurant, with gorgeous views of the valley below. When we got to the door, we found that they are only open four days a week, and Tuesday was not one of those days. Disappointed.

Thank traveltheworld012
Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

A simple place. It had rained and was very cool so the outside deck was closed. Normally we sit out there and watch the humming birds, and look at the mountain. The food was good. I always love it up there.

Thank Linda P
Scottsdale, Arizona
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166 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Iron Door is a rustic restaurant across from the ski area at Mt. Lemmon. Ample parking in the lots on either side of the road. At 8300', this makes a nice summer getaway drive to get away from the heat of the valley floor. Food is just fine and the servers are friendly and efficient. Beer & Wine are... More 

Thank RioMountainMike
Middle Tennessee
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

There are a lot of nice things about this restaurant. The food was okay, but the setting was great. There is no AC but at 8000'+ not really needed. Temp was 86 degrees but it was a dry heat. Down on the valley floor it was 115, which was a nice difference. We drove up there after church on Sunday.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 am
10:30 am - 4:30 am
10:30 am - 4:30 am
10:30 am - 4:30 am
9:00 am - 4:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10300 East Ski Run Road, Mount Lemmon, AZ 85619
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Mount Lemmon
  • Phone Number: +1 520-576-1321
The restaurant is located atop the Catalina Mountains and gives a warm home style feeling. With the fireplace crackling in the back round one might think they were in a lodge in a major skiing area. Casual dining, family friendly..

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