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The Grill at The Boulders Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

The Grill at The Boulders Resort

4.2
4.2
510 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Located at the award-winning Boulders Golf Course and overlooking the lush fairways of the 18th greens. The Grill offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, featuring an All-American menu, with great burgers, mouth-watering salads and sandwiches at lunch, and succulent appetizers and traditional favorite entrées for dinner. The lounge's casual ambiance is the perfect spot for an early morning breakfast and for relaxing after a day on the course. The dining room is a cozy atmosphere with attentive service. Open daily.

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2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 6 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Grill
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (480) 595-4621
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Private party facilities
    Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, The Grill at The Boulders Resort can accommodate all your special event needs.
  • Private party contact
    Barbara St.-John: (480) 488-9009
  • Neighborhood
    Carefree
  • Cross street
    Carefree Highway & Scottsdale Road
  • Parking details
    There is plenty of parking located next to The Club at The Boulders.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 510 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 3.7Value

NoiseModerate

510 Reviews
  1. Codington

    Phoenix

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a good choice. You will not regret. Make sure and sit outside to enjoy the view from the covered patio

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  2. diningtrail

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Was horrified at this experience. First, sat there for 18 minutes before the manager, I assume, came over and asked if she could get us anything else yet we hadn’t even gotten a drink order in at that point. Next, once we got the drink order in it took another 20 minutes to actually get our beverages. Two out of the four meals which we ordered, two out of four were completely wrong. Not sure if this was the waiters mistake or the kitchen mistake, but hard to believe that two out of four would be wrong when you specify what you need in that mail. Then there was the children running around on the back deck screaming are running through the restaurant. That I understand is not the waiter or waitresses fault however, they should put a stop to it and it took my wife to do that. This was the most expensive mistake we’ve ever made in a resort environment. I would not go you might end up with the waiter who didn’t care about us, obviously the manager didn’t care about us, and this was especially occasion.

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  3. Robin

    Seattle

    54 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good. Excellent food, service and atmosphere …

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  4. Robin

    Seattle

    54 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always the best at everything they do, service, food, atomsphere are great!!

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  5. anng

    Phoenix

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was impeccable! Great way to kick off our stay at the Boulders

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  6. GERMAINV

    Phoenix

    28 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Pricy limited menu. Beautiful view outside of golf course. The best part of dining there! Food average and pricy. Service was good. Terrible bar type happy hour music playing. Had to request to put something more refined. Weren’t we at the Boulders?

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  7. MargieH

    Phoenix

    10 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Made a reservation at 4 o’clock for Sunday, Easter dinner, and they would not give us a dinner menu until 5 PM. After we were served, nobody came to check on our table and the manager of the restaurant was speaking with the table next to us. I waved her over for about five minutes, and finally she came over and said she was talking with the other table and had to finish her conversation. She was quite patronizing, and we did not appreciate that we wanted some condiments for our meal 

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  8. BarbaraP

    Sacramento

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was great and the food was very good. Overall very good experience,

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  9. TrishS

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner was disappointing considering we had some very nice lunches here. Portions were very small, service was slow although we think it was because they were understaffed but 1 of our party was served the entirely wrong salad. Stick with lunch only there or waste your money.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was extremely slow, taking almost 2 hours for lunch. Clearly not enough staff. Food was ok, but not great. Prices all on the high side, but the service and food did not match. Sitting outside was the highlight of the meal. We won't be returning.

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  11. BeauW

    Las Vegas

    20 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Went on Valentine’s Day. -didn’t realize it was a pre-fix menu. Probably my own fault for not catching it when I made the reservation. Unfortunately the prefix options were not great. Have eaten here before and it was excellent - tonight was a struggle. Waiter was trying hard but he was obviously new and not trained. Food was mediocre to poor - and very very expensive for what was received. Won’t be going back - too many really good options is the area

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  12. VictorPoz

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    overpriced and not good food, no service. do not recommend

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  13. NancyA

    Portland

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice time as usual. Brought out of town guests for lunch and they enjoyed. Our server was great and the support staff as well.

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  14. LisaK

    Kansas City

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Best restaurant on property we think! Smaller, quiet ambience. Our server Jeff gets an a+!! We had the yummy sea bass and the s'mores dessert was a big hit.

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  15. GreggM

    San Antonio

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food. Great service. The Boulders is a great resort and the dining options are very good.

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  16. LibbyB

    Exclusive

    24 reviews

    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on January 29, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food seemed to be middle of the road quality. I had a turkey sandwich (not the grilled one) and my turkey meat itself was grilled. VERY ODD. So picked at it as it was hard to bite through as would be regular turkey sandwich meat. So I would suggest changing how the meat is treated to use a soft turkey, very stringy/hard.

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  17. ThomasW

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Erikka was AMAZING! Our first dish was not to our liking and was quickly replaced...our replacement dishes were fantastic. I would definitely return, especially if we were served by Erikka!

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  18. katydid

    New Mexico

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The menu is varied and nuanced with a regional flair. The prices are a bit high, but so is every other high end establishment. Erica was a fun and attentive server. Lunches are less expensive, still many choices and if it's warm enough, the view from the patio is lovely.

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  19. Marion

    Jacksonville

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    New Years Eve

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, view and room. The service was not up to the expectation. Would definitely do this again.

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  21. foodiefromdaburg

    Cincinnati

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Had the Christmas brunch. 4 of us all got one of the choices. They were all excellent.

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  22. erikh

    Orange County

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    I've eaten there many times, prefer the outdoors for lunch. The service was slow, the food was 'ok', lousy coffee and I like my coffee hot, it was brought to me with cream and then took 10 minutes for them to bring the sugar. When I asked for a 2nd cup, it took forever to get it and by the time it came, I was ready to pay the bill and go. I have had really good experiences at The Grill at The boulders, but this one was disappointing. There were only 3 other indoor tables occupied, so can't blame it on a Christmas eve rush.

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  23. TimH

    Phoenix

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The queso dip was great, we enjoyed a hamburger and the desert was just incredible! The view and the young lady who took care of us was paragon! 😊

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Very slow service, food not that great, could hear staff speaking about their personal matters while awaiting service. Would not recommend.

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  25. RW123

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The prime rib was over cooked, service was excellent.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommend dinner on the patio. Beautiful scenery and ambiance

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  27. Barbara

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed the Thanksgiving menu with excellent service and a thoughtfully prepared meal of holiday favorites.

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  28. Rilands

    Phoenix

    38 reviews

    2.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    First time trying this place and was hoping to find a place to take out of town guests. Waitress was lovely. The downfall was the following: 1. We ordered 2 filets and while they were flavorful, they were the smallest cuts of meat for $52 we have ever seen. 2. We split a $17 Caesar Salad. They asked if we wanted it split for us and said, “yes.” There wa a $5 charge to do this. We were never told. It was a surprise on the bill. She should have told us. 3. Drinks were pricy…$19.50 for a Kettle One Martini and $17 for a 6oz. Red wine pour. These are just some examples. This place would be better for lunch. You can sit outside, have a view, and grab a burger. If you are going to spend $265 for a meal, go to Ocean Prime or a better place for the price.

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  29. SharonS

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food. Not Michelin experience. Server disappeared for most of the evening. Wine selection less than expected

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  30. Anonymous

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    A hidden gem for a romantic evening or to watch the golfers on the 18th hole from the lovely outdoor dining area.

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  31. ScOliveLady

    San Francisco

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Outstanding sea bass and my husband had rib eye, also delicious. The food was very good and the portions more than generous..

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  32. JessicaH

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We had a wonderful experience at the grill. We checked into the boulders earlier in the day and enjoyed our walk to the restaurant. The service was excellent. Each item we ate was incredible. We started with a cauliflower bisque that was amazing and my husband had the pork (delicious) and I had the sweet corn ravioli that was equally amazing. Thank you!

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  33. JaneS

    Orlando

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Our food was plated beautifully but my Sea Bass was Luke warm.

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  34. TomaZoom

    Pittsburgh

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Disappointed with food for price. Service and atmosphere was excellent. Very good experience with food, service and atmosphere on multiple dinners on last trip. We will go back on next trip.

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  35. FiveStarDiner

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Not happy with fish & chips. Greasy. Was their special. Not on menu

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  36. BarbaraP

    Sacramento

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The server was very helpful and friendly and the food was very good. I would definitely recommend it!!

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  37. Lunchbunch

    Phoenix

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a nice time having lunch at The Grill at the Boulders Resort. Our server Alex was very friendly, helpful, attentive and professional. The food was good. The restaurant was quiet, and we expected exactly that, since it’s in the middle of our super hot Arizona summer. The town of Carefree doesn’t have many restaurants left, so having this location as an option is great. Also, this was our first time at this restaurant. So we hope that by the next time we go, they will have more options of veggies sides to go with the salads, and, or sandwiches. Overall we were pleased. Thanks to Alex for an outstanding service! We’ll be back! Thanks again!

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  38. WilliamD

    Phoenix

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely fabulous. Server Alex is a gem. Outstanding service. Food was excellent. Bartender John another gem. So glad we visited.

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  39. KED1

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    I live less than one mile from here and am a club member. We know this place has gone downhill with service. Tonight, we were sat for our reservation and were not even greeted with a water for 15 minutes. We got up and left and none of the staff asked why on our way out. It was not crowded and there was probably a ratio of 1 server for every 2 tables. We went to Spotted Donkey instead where the service is so much better. I would not recommend the Grill to anyone at this point. Again....we live here and am cautioning hotel guests at the Hilton to beware before putting up with this level of poor service.

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  40. LaTanyaB

    Phoenix

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was delicious! The service was wonderful. I will definitely be coming back.

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The Grill at The Boulders Resort is rated 4.2 stars by 510 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 6 times today
Google Map for The Grill at The Boulders Resort

34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85377

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Carefree Highway & Scottsdale Road
  • Neighborhood
    Carefree
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Grill
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Parking details
    There is plenty of parking located next to The Club at The Boulders.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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