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Rita's Kitchen

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Paradise Valley $$ - $$$ American, , Mexican
5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
+1 480-948-1700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (43 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
All hours
American, Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, scenery at this mainly open air restaurant on the Camelback property..Most convienent place to eat...not a lot of close options for lunch or casual dinner...fresh guacamole prepared at table,southwest-themed dished...all very good,,probably not gourmet quality but this is not their goal...very good ate...More

Thank T592DMthomask
Reviewed March 2, 2016

The setting itself is very nice and there are several outdoor fire pits as well as both patio and indoor seating. Service was a bit hit or miss. On one night that we went, we happened to be seated next to the kitchen and listened...More

Thank MayaChi
CstmrServiceMngr, Manager at Rita's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2016

Thank you for your valued feedback regarding your last visit with us. As we strive for excellence, we appreciate ways of improving our guest’s experience. We look forward to your return where we can exceed your expectations.

Reviewed February 23, 2016

I use Marriott restaurants as I play golf at Camelback Golf Course and hold Marriott Cards. This place is a really good way to kick back and chill. The food and service are both excellent and the Enchiladas are worth the visit. Our Mexican waiter...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Rita's Kitchen is truly a magical place to have amazing food, delicious drinks and great atmosphere. We visited Scottsdale recently for a BIG birthday and anniversary celebration. We made Camelback Inn our headquarters and headed out to other areas so we ate at many different...More

Thank pcfrizzell
Reviewed February 22, 2016

stayed here 5 days at the JW. ate lunch at Rita's which was very good. however, this is one of the best brunch buffets we've been too. they have crab claws and shrimp cocktail which were delish. an array of specialty salads as well as...More

Thank u7mg0
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Our food was very good. The service was very friendly and responsive. Only complaint is all seemed very expensive. Desert was wonderful!

Thank TravelerKay
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We have visited the Camelback Inn for several decades but not recently. While in Phoenix recently we decided to revisit an old favorite and had lunch there. It was a joy to relive old times in a refreshed and expanded setting. Menu was great -...More

1  Thank justbill2015
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

One name makes this restaurant worth the visit alone. GiGi! Amazing women serving great food in an awesome location. We were at the resort for business when we went here for lunch. That's when me were approached by our server GiGi with the menus. Very...More

Thank m4rcus2001
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the chicken tacos for lunch and the chicken enchiladas for dinner. They were both super delicious however I wish they had more of a kick / spicy-ness. The flavours of the enchiladas made up for that though. The service was also really great...More

Thank cformosa4
Reviewed February 9, 2016

So, this Mexican restaurant is part of the JW Marriott signature property in Scottsdale.. I was expecting amazing food, I was expecting great service. I was so disappointed and upset after my dinner here... Let's be real and objective here--- Mexican restaurants, low end or...More

1  Thank PG13LA
CstmrServiceMngr, Manager at Rita's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2016

Thank you for your valued feedback regarding your dining experience with us. I appreciate you letting us know on ways we could have improved. I have addressed with the Chef the challenges with the food items as this is not typical of our food quality....More

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Response from Medsales | Reviewed this property |
There were no dogs there at the time I was there, so not sure, but it wouldn't hurt to call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-1700
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Warm and inviting, with an ambience of casual, colorful charm, and the patterns and textures of the desert Southwest, elements exceeded only by the delicious dishes of home-style regional cuisine made with the freshest local foods and produce.
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