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Ristorante Tuscany @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Ristorante Tuscany @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge

Ristorante Tuscany @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.jwdesertridgeresort.com
  • Phone: (480) 293-3737
  • Hours of Operation: Serving Dinner 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Private dining options available for up to 100 guests and all event types.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Beth Ciammitti
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: For private dining options and parties please contact Ashley DiDea at (480)293-3976.

  • Special Events & Promotions: For private dining options and parties please contact Ashley DiDea at (480)293-3976 or Ashley.DiDea@Marriott.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tatum Blvd & Deer Valley Rd
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Discounted valet parking at the resort main entrance when dining in the restaurant.
A word from Ristorante Tuscany @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Tuscany is all about authentic Italian comfort flavors, superb, but affordable wines, and exceptional, engaging service.  All provided in a warm, inviting atmosphere where guests of any age, whether on business or pleasure, traveling alone or with family, are encouraged to share in a journey of Italian cuisine guided by an attentive service staff, using an array of menu combinations comprised of mouth-watering small plates, generous sharing dishes, and individual entrees.

We specialize in creating hand-crafted pizzas, pastas, and cheeses, as well as delightful house-made desserts prepared by the resort’s National Pastry Champions. Our seasonal menu focuses on locally grown produce and products, fresh from farms such as McClendon, Crow’s Dairy, and Queen Creek Olive Mill, as well as our very own organic herb garden.
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Diner Reviews
  • "My appetizers and meal were not good, smelled odd and the fried artichoke was bitter. Very nice waiter."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Excellent Food and Service! The décor and ambiance were also outstanding. We will definitely eat here again."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "The server was very thoughtful, friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was romantic and elegant without being stuffy. The food was outstanding."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The baked chocolate chip cookie desert was amazing! Dinner was good - worth a visit. Great friendly service"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Outstanding service and food. Veal Saltimbocca and the Ravioli were excellent."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were staying at the J W MARRIOTT and booked reservation at Tuscany for dinner. The restaurant was nice and our server was very good but unfortunately, the food lacked a lot. I had the bolognese and it was very bland. The extended wine list seemed better than other reviews but we wouldn't return. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "this is a wonderful place, beautiful location. The service is a++. The food is beautifully served and very good."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Dinner at Tuscany was delicious. Afterward we sat outside and had after dinner drinks. An excellent jazz band was playing and it was an enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Not your typical Italian fare, but tasty. Risottto was Awesome! Those desiring a more traditional menu May not enjoy as much. Reasonably priced, not a kid Friendly venu. Just my husband and I. Not a great wine list"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Took too long to get food when we were early diners and the restaurant was not busy. Something is very wrong when the restaurant is not busy on a Friday night in high season of baseball spring training. For example it took 30 minutes to bring a bottle of wine."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "From our drinks to dessert--everything was great! Highly recommend the bolognese. It was awesome!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "I guess we ordered wrong. the pizza was good but not any better. the pasta was doughy as if the water was not hot water. the sauce was dry so we added the garlic dipping sauce, much better. I had asked if the short ribs risotto was sweet as I do not care for sweet entrees, I was informed not it was not. well, it was and did not eat it, just was not good. I think they need to work on their menu. at this quality resort, I expect exceptional dining. Ate at the Roy's tge next night and I am never disappointed, east at Roy's until menu improves at Tuscany."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The veal saltimbaca was outstanding ! The Caesar salad lacked dressing , but the local green salad was very good. It was a pleasant dining experience."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "The location and the ambience were very good for an Italian restaurant. However, it appeared they were trying to find their identity, rather than just being a very good Italian restaurant. Also, the wine choices were mediocre."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "The food was very good and reasonable and I would definitely recommend this restaurant. We had a group of 6 and they were very accommodating even though we were late. The restaurant was hard to find and there was not sign that was visible so we went by it a couple of times."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "We enjoyed our dinner here. It was a very nice experience. I felt the menu was a little limited in its choices. For the prices, I would expect a little more than we got but everything was done reasonably well."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Service was slow, especially at first, but more than competent. The food was a bit uneven, my wife's pizza was not good while my veal dish was very good. Overall, just an average experience."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "The service was excellent but we did expect more from this Marriott resort. We ordered the scallops small plate as an appetizer. They were fine and cooked well. The Caesar salad was dry. Overall just not impressive."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We stay at the Desert Ridge JW Marriott quite a bit but had never tried Tuscany until Valentine's weekend. We had a wonderful dinner on Saturday night. We were lucky enough to meet Chef Betheny and she was very nice. Our meal from the soups to the short ribs for my wife and the pork for me was amazing. We paired a great wine and had so much fun. The decadent desert (deep dish chocolate chip cookie with gelato) was a killer. The service was outstanding!! We highly recommend this restaurant whether you are staying here or not. We just loved it!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I truly enjoyed this dining experience! Excellent food and ambiance. Our server was very friendly and knowledgable. We will come back for sure and we will definitely recommend this place!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great dinner. Food was super. Dessert outstandung. Just a little noisy. Two big tables next to us."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food and service at this restaurant was very good. We attended on the evening of Valentines Day. We expected a more upscale experience. However, we were surrounded by many people in shorts and sandals. The lighting in the restaurant was very bright and a lot of the people were talking very loud. Overall, we would return to this restaurant, but probably not for a special occasion. Finally (and this is no fault of the restaurant's), the valet at the resort was full and we had to walk a very long distance to get to the public parking lot. It would have been nice if some type of golf cart shuttle was available."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was Valentine's Day and supposedly an Italian restaurant. None of the entrees appealed to us...odd seafood pairings...rest of them had pork bellies, veal bellies....just icky. Ended up getting some small plates and sharing them. Would go again but just for drinks and the atmosphere, not the food. Great service!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The restaurant is beautiful, the hotel ambiance is fantastic and the service was outstanding!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Meals were very good, but a little too much oil in my short-rib risoto."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We enjoyed a very pleasant evening at the Marriott Desert Ridge with out of town friends. We spent an hour on the patio having a glass of wine while enjoying the fire pit and the beautiful scenery, followed by dinner at Tuscany. Our friends loved the food and the prices were very reasonable. We ordered the small plates, which allowed us to have room for delicious desserts."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Our experience at the restaurant was "Meh" (so-so). We would not go back. The food was literally swimming in oil. I can't even imagine how much olive oil they used on our pasta dishes. Makes me sick thinking about it. Go to Roys instead."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "The pasta itself, made at the restaurant, was very good. Not too impressed with the sauces cooked with the pasta. They were almost soup-like. Bread served was very hard, made it difficult to break and eat. Will not be a favorite of ours for Italian food. However, the service was very good and the ambience was inviting."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "I don't like to over-use that word, but it fits. The waiter was terrific, the food excellent, and the place is beautiful. It was a great dining expereience."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Terrifically enjoyable and forever memorable, the entire experience was amazing! Our waitress was outstanding: personable, friendly, efficient, kind, and very attentive! Our dinner was delicious, seasoned perfectly, and very enjoyable! Thank you very much for everything !!!"
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "Nice menu with great gluten free options! Wonderful homemade pastas, fresh bread and a good glass of wine at reasonable prices."
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "Beautiful relaxing and romantic atmosphere. Exceptional food and extremely attentive service"
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Fabulous restaurant, especially on a resort premises. The food was outstanding as well as the service. The decor was absolutely breath-taking and we enjoyed our dinner with great satisfaction. Terrific find!"
    Dined on 10/8/2013
  • "we had a very good meal there, pizza was really good, salad & PASTA WAS ALSO EXCELLENT"
    Dined on 10/8/2013
  • "Willing to try anything but food dressed up too much."
    Dined on 9/20/2013
  • "From the service to food to ambiance...everything was superb."
    Dined on 9/13/2013
  • "The appetizers were not very good and lacked flavor. The dishes of risotto and lobster ravioli and the salads were good and I would recommend them. The pizza however was terrible. We ordered the Margarita pizza and it was flavorless and very disappointing."
    Dined on 9/9/2013
  • "We were staying at the hotel during Labor Day weekend and decided to try Tuscany. The restaurant is beautiful, service was very good, however the menu is extremely limited. I wanted a pepperoni pizza but they don't have pepperoni! However, the dishes we got were very good and I heard they have a wonderful breakfast buffet."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "We never would have gone here had we not been staying at the resort. The food was excellent, the staff great and overall it was a very good experience. The portions were much larger than expected (even the small plates) and they had a kids menu which was an added bonus. As we were there early - 5:30, the noise level wasn't too bad. Would definitely recommend if staying at Marriott Desert Ridge."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "Everything was Fantastic. Feonia was a marvelous waitress. She took to our silly fun loving attitude right away and went beyond to make our evening wonderful. My guests were totally impressed. Especially the one from Australia."
    Dined on 8/24/2013