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Top of the Rock Restaurant at the Marriott Buttes Resort
2000 Westcourt Way
Tempe, AZ 85282
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Top of the Rock Restaurant at the Marriott Buttes Resort Details
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Every day, Monday-Sunday: 5:00pm-9:30pm. Happy Hour: Every day, Monday-Sunday: 5:00pm-7:00pm.
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Gregory J. Wiener
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Live musical performances on select weekends. For more information, please call Top of the Rock at 602-431-2370 or visit our Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/TheButtesTempe.
48th St. & Broadway
Valley metro 92 stops in front of the resort. Valley metro 45 stops at Broadway and 48th street.
Valet is complimentary or guests may self-park in the Hopi lot or the North Circle.
A word from Top of the Rock Restaurant at the Marriott Buttes Resort
Enjoy a memorable dining experience in a comfortable environment with a panoramic view of the Valley of the Sun. Treat yourself to the Top of the Rock Restaurant. Our menu features a seasonal selection of local artisanal cuisine with a southwestern influence. Pair your dinner with a bottle of wine
from our extensive wine list. Follow us as we make exciting changes at Top of the Rock! Enjoy signature hand-crafted drinks and scrumptious appetizers in the new Lounge area, now open Monday-Sunday. Dine and make friends at our old world communal tables. Take in beautiful views of the Valley on the updated outdoor patio. And take a peek as our chefs prepare your meals in the exhibition kitchen! Please note: Window tables are on a first come first serve basis; there are no guarantees for any table.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
Diners' Choice Winner
Top of the Rock has great setting
and the food was good. We miss the old menu options. The meal for donation courses left lots to be desired. I hope to return for more standard meal options. Too much attention to presentation and not enough to the taste is what I think occurred on that special. The pork chop with ruttabegga was great!"
Dined on 2/28/2014
Very enjoyable and peaceful. One
of the restaurants we try to visit when we come to Phoenix."
Dined on 2/26/2014
I made a reservation for the 2 of
us over 2 weeks ago to ensure a seat by a window for the view. Arrived to get seat about as far from a window that was possible. We had others this week make reservations directly with the restaurant 1 day ahead that got the best view on the window. Hostess appeared to not even have our reservation and when asked if we could sit closer - no was the answer. Food okay. Reviews were better than the meal for sure. Would recommend but not highly."
Dined on 2/21/2014
The restaurant needs a modern
update to improve the ambience. They also need to improve on desert choices."
Dined on 2/21/2014
Overrated. My food was cold....
Even the table behind my group were complaining too."
Dined on 2/19/2014
My husband & I went on Valentine's
night.... We had been several years before & it was fabulous. This time however, neither one of us liked the special menu, the service was almost non-existent (plus she added gratuity for a 2- person table...?) the atmosphere was just not as we remembered. For $250 we both left knowing we would never go back. I really feel like the restaurant has lost that "special something". It's a shame."
Dined on 2/14/2014
Service and management very poor
food OK very disappointed .they also had no clue about Open Table"
Dined on 2/14/2014
I was disappointed that our table
wasn't by the view and told those were reserved even though the restaurant was mostly empty. This wasn't an option when I booked. The lighting was too bright to get a romantic feel or really see the lights being so far from windows. The service was good and friendly. The food was good but pricey for what you got. The restaurant never got full (nor did the spots by the windows). My husband wanted more people and atmosphere. I wanted a cozy romantic setting with a view. Neither of us got it. At least no one sat at the long high-tops in front of us or we would have had a worse view. We were in and out in an hour."
Dined on 2/15/2014
Upon arrival on Valentine's Day
evening we were shocked at the many open tables available. This is usually never the case on a special evening at a great restaurant. Outside seating is spectacular...excellent views, perfect weather, seats although uncomfortable didn't matter. The server who was busy took quite some time to greet us but much much longer to take our order and even longer to bring our bottle of wine. I understood once I saw that gratuity was included why the service was poor. How unfortunate because now we will never return nor recommend this establishment."
Dined on 2/14/2014
Beautiful view, spectacular food
and great service. The only negative is that the service was slow, although the staff was moving as quickly and being as attentive as possible. My guess is that the kitchen is slow, however I can see why after seeing how beautiful and delicious the plates were. Just make sure you have at least an hour and a half to spend there."
Dined on 2/13/2014
I reserved the table for 7:30 PM
with a special request to be seated by the window overlooking the city (the only real reason to go there). I called at 6:30 to see if we might be able to get in at 7:00. She said that they were full. We arrived at around 7:20 to a nearly empty restaurant. She could not seat us by the window (I guess those were the only full tables). The server was nice, but we sat for a while before he showed up then many times sat with empty drink glasses. The food was pretty good, but not for the price. We think that they were way under-staffed that evening. We won't be going back."
Dined on 2/8/2014
We made a reservation that day,
but they seemed surprised when we arrived. When seated at an interior table we asked for a table near the window to enjoy the view the hostess was abrupt in her response that they were all taken, although they were still empty. The food was ok, fried chicken which was recommended by the waitress was dry. One of our party ordered the rock fish which she enjoyed. The guacamole appetizer was good and fresh."
Dined on 1/27/2014
I have eaten here on several
occasions and have seen the quality gone done. No white linen on the tables and the food portions have decreases as well. I use to love the upscale ambience with the elegance of the Top of the Rock. I don’t agree with a rustic attitude for an elegant restaurant, Hence a decrease in the nuance’s that comes with a 4-5 star restaurant. The service was good,food was just okay and for dinner for two, okay is just not good enough for me anymore. I don't mind120.00 for two, but I accept a little more than just met and potatoes. The experience should match your ambience and elegance which Top of the Rock was known for The Paper menus threw me off, I was used to the nice menus, increase the dress code as well."
Dined on 1/25/2014
Food was interesting and delicious
and used local suppliers. Wonderful Food and Beverage Manager!"
Dined on 1/1/2014
Our waitstaff was great and the
food was delish! We really enjoyed our experience."
Dined on 12/31/2013
We have had brunch here on
multiple occasions. The Christmas brunch was another great experience. Food was a little dry, but overall was good."
Dined on 12/25/2013
very good and some exotic foods
plus normal x-mas faire."
Dined on 12/25/2013
Service was slow, decor was out
dated, a little dark. For the quality of food it was over priced. However the staff was friendly and polite."
Dined on 12/21/2013
I am a Marriott Platinum member
and have eaten at these hotel restaurants around the globe, this is certainly the worst I have ever been to. What a shame too. Such nice views but such poor food. Avoid and go somewhere else until management gets the message."
Dined on 12/15/2013
The food and service were very
good. Our only concern was with the mixed drinks. Very strong and not good flavor; like they were missing an ingredient. Had to send one of them back."
Dined on 12/9/2013
We were celebrating both of our
birthdays and enjoyed a very special evening. Our waitress was excellent and the view was spectacular."
Dined on 11/29/2013
Sorry this is not a good review.
We went for an aniversary dinner. View is great. However my wife order scallops. She took one bite and found an ammonia like smell. Sent them back and the kitchen tried to explain away the smell that it came from the sauce. Not true. We know a little about food. The smell is the smell of old and bad scallops. Perhaps worse was they offered to serve more. Next day she did not feel good and very glad she did not eat more. Sorry to say this place is off our list of restaurants for return. Joshua was a fine waiter but good service cannot make up for bad food. ."
Dined on 11/29/2013
We got there just as it opened and
were treated to a bottle of champagne and a table next to a window looking out over the valley. Since it was quite early, our server gave us excellent service. Very friendly, but knew to let us enjoy the moment. The dinner was excellent and we shared a unique dessert. As the sun went down and the lights came up in the city of Phoenix we marveled at the beautiful day and evening we shared on our 7th anniversary."
Dined on 11/17/2013
When someone says Top of anything,
I am thinking on top of a skyscraper. Top of the Rock is really on Top of a Rock in the middle of a dessert. At one time it must have been the place to go, now it seems like a shell of a once glorious place to be. The food was interesting. However the place was empty."
Dined on 11/15/2013
Our waiter was great and just made
sure we had a perfect time."
Dined on 11/9/2013
We enjoyed the place and view, but
the price was high for the food quality. Although we understand the food is supposed to be healthier and more unique than some restaurants, we didn't find much to choose from that interested us. My husband found the food bland. I like bland food, so it was okay for me. I would never bring our family there because my children would not enjoy the food and atmosphere doesn't matter for them. The view was spectacular and we enjoyed the food enough to return for a special event."
Dined on 11/8/2013
Menu was very limited. And really
just average. They did have a very nice outdoor area for cocktails though"
Dined on 11/3/2013
So glad we went to Top of the Rock
for a birthday dinner. My Scottish Salmon entree was delicious and the service very good. The views, of course, were amazing and the ambiance excellent. Will gladly return for other special occasions."
Dined on 10/26/2013
The menu was not to our.. liking
too many strange items.. Goat ??? for one can you imagine unusual foods and seasonings .. .no basic items even hamburger was a mixture of meats not just beef.. steak was not described in cuts or wheater choice.. prime etc. the waiter could not answer our questions someone from the kitchen came out to explain no chicken item on menu... when asked about that.... was offered fried chicken REALLY... was told menu is changed every so often with adifferent theme..well the theme what ever it was...certainly was not for us.. left did not eat dinner ....."
Dined on 10/20/2013
My girlfriend and I thoroughly
enjoyed the excellent service and food. We should have stopped at the fine wine, kale salad and entrees of double bone-in pork chops and sea scallops but continued into a desert, uncommon of me. Of course a walk around the grounds was in order to further take in the beauty of the area at night with a differnt view than our window dinner seating facing north."
Dined on 10/19/2013
We were looking for an outdoor
eating experience in Tempe right at sunset. We were so happily surprised to find Top of the Rock. The food and serviced were both excellent. Thanks Joshua for making this such a wonderful memory."
Dined on 10/14/2013
Great view, weather and food. We
had such a nice time and our waitress was amazing. She went above and beyond for us!"
Dined on 10/6/2013
we have had a last dinner before
leaving for home, very close to the airport with spectacular view from the top of the rock, literally"
Dined on 10/4/2013
Flank steak with orange
hollandaise sauce and vanilla-infused whipped potatoes was very good. The blackberry ice cream (though I think it was sherbet) with the citrus was a great finish. The view is obviously part of the reason people come. But once the sun had set and the blinds lifted, the lower windows really needed cleaning. Background music was pretty loud. I noticed two other couples who had to lean across their tables to speak to each other. I couldn't get a reservation for just myself, so I had to make a reservation for 2. Yet, by the time I left there were maybe 6 tables occupied. Single patrons have money too... True that the tips won't be as much per table."
Dined on 9/23/2013
Dined there for a special
occasion. Everything was wonderful. The sunset view is awesome, menu & food were excellent, and our server was knowledgeable & very personable and helpful! Have been there before and were impressed that there menu is a little less 'haute cuisine' now with plenty of tasty offerings--some comfort foods with an upscale twist. Very nice experience!"
Dined on 9/15/2013
All was good, prices were a bit
high for average food."
Dined on 9/7/2013
View and ambiance was great. The
entree's were very good but the appetizers were horrible. The short ribs are really huge ribs that have a very hot sauce on them and they were chewy. The salad was more of a lettuce wrap."
Dined on 9/8/2013
Reservation with Open Tables got
us the perfect location! Our server, Joshua, was excellent, he paid us just the right amount of attention. The Salmon was the best I have eaten! The complementary deserts were tops! Looking forward to going back!"
Dined on 8/24/2013
WE WERE GIVEN A GIFT CARD FOR OUR
ANNIVERSARY. NEITHER OF US HAD HEARD OF THE TOP OF THE ROCK. WHAT A PLEASANT SURPRISE! THE ROAD LEADING TO THE ROCK IS BEAUTIFUL AND THE RESTAURANT AND VIEW ARE GREAT. THE FOOD WAS VERY GOOD AND DIFFERENT."
Dined on 8/3/2013
The Top of the Rock Restaurant at
the Marriott Buttes Resort was one of the best anniversary dinners my husband and I have had. Everything was perfect from our service - Jane to our Chef Eric - could not ask for any better... I had the best time!!!"
Dined on 7/29/2013
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