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Zane Grey Country Barbecue at Kohl's Ranch Lodge

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Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson, AZ 85541
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nothing fancy, just good homestyle cooking at a good price with very generous portions. the wait staff is very friendly and you'll enjoy the experience. try to eat outside near the pool if you're going to have dinner there.

Thank CJ Z Z
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We revisited this restaurant after many years and will now make it a mandatory stop whenever in the area! As we perused the menu, the waitress came by and suggested we try the pizza. They pride themselves on the homemade crust. The Mediterranean pizza was GREAT! The service was friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating options.... More 

Thank MEB108
Chandler, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After my wife and I ordered the filet and ribeye, we both had to send our steaks back as they had severely overcooked one, and undercooked the other. Apparently the cook took exception to that, as the ribeye was replaced with a near-raw one. it was literally purple and cold inside. The couple next to us had a similar experience,... More 

Thank notsaellib
Payson, Arizona
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love eating at this "Woodsy" Lodge, but the service is extremely slow and the wait staff in not attentive. Most of the time you have to eat in the bar because the restaurant is only open for Dinner. The Bar is the worst if you want a quick bite. You can sit for 10 minutes before anyone even acknowledges... More 

Thank Aprfool2u
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

the peach cobbler was amazing! the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. We had an issue with our prime rib being served cold, but we sent it back to have it cooked more. the were accommodating and gave us dessert for free.

Thank tawnalulu
Maui, Hawaii
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The restaurant is part of the Kohl's Ranch resort. Food is only served in the dining room on Friday and Saturday. This room has a very nice Western decor. The rest of the time food is served in the bar. We ate in both during a stay at Kohl's Ranch. Price and menu are the same for both venues. The... More 

Thank Dennis L
Coeur d Alene
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is just an ordinary restaurant which serves not bad food. We had a pizza and it was fresh and delicious. The server was quite pleasant.

Thank Joan925
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I loved eating here...the food was great,service was excellent! Only wish they served breakfast everyday instead of just weekends.

Thank Louiecanns
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Ate twice at Zane Grey Country BBQ, once for breakfast, waffle and bacon, at the restaurant and once for dinner, pizza, salad and a mixed drink, in the bar. The staff was friendly and attentive. The food was excellent and was a great value for the money. We would definitely eat there again.

Thank Tina G
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

So.... $4 for 4 pieces of bacon? It had $4 worth of grease on it. Sponge it off and use it for something else... 3 pieces of French toast.... $11. I get supply and demand but geez. Day 2 we drove intimate Payson

Thank Dr_C0981

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson, AZ 85541
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: 19284785174
Zane Grey Country BBQ is located inside Kohl's Ranch Lodge, near Tonto Creek in the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. Our menu is simple, authentic smoked "Barbecue & Great House Made Pizza."

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