ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday, 11:15-2:30;
Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11:15-2:30;
Afternoon Fare: daily, 2:30-5:30;
Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 5:30-10:30, Friday - Sunday 5:00-11:00
Late Night Dining until midnight every evening in ZuZu Lounge
Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers
The Valley Ho Thanksgiving Sands buffet 10am-2pm With a Turkey & prime rib carving station to soup & salad w/a variety of entrees & festive desserts. Zuzu Thanksgiving dinner 4-9pm Starter & variety dessert display. King crab legs, honey lavender butternut squash soup.etc to start & choice of entree
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Loved our birthday dinner- everyone picked a small plate and we shared. Alex, our server was outstanding, gave us solid recommendations and was super nice, professional and made our night that much better. The stuffed dates were over the top delish. We remain fans!!!
It's been awhile since I have been here. I loved it before but they have seriously kicked the menu up a notch. For Sunday Brunch they bring fresh house made scones to the table which are worth the price of admission alone.
The ZuZu menu is very short on vegetarian options.
Wonderful service-our server was knowledgeable and attentive. Food was good-loved the Bloody Mary Bar
The food was pretty good - just too much on the spice and ingredients. Sometimes a good short rib is just a good short rib or piece of salmon without having to add 15 things to make it "interesting". The edamame were way too spicy and too many "extras". Good wine list and great service -
Sazerac was outstanding!
Food was meh. It could have been fixed, but the server took so long to return that we gave up and didn’t want to stay to try again.
They did remove the overcooked calamari and the tuna poke that had an odd, sour flavor from the check.
The oxtail and gnocchi would have been good, but desperately needed salt and was half pearl onions, which we did not eat. The tomato soup was great but also, sadly, underseasoned.
We were offered dessert on the house, but the milkshake was more like ultra-cold strawberry milk.
Too bad, we were excited by the atmosphere of the hotel and the restaurant.
Always a good time with good food ! Superb Sunday Brunch menu - lots of choice. Service was ok but server seemed a little confused but it didn't spoil the overall experience. If you enjoy Mimosa and Bloody Mary, check out the self serve bar. We'll definitely go back ! Great car valet service especially with validation given in the restaurant.
Nice setting & food
Great evening accompanied with a very nice and great service from Garth.
Service fell short this visit. Coffee refills were few and far between, forgot to bring the bacon for my bacon and eggs.
We went for restaurant week and chose ZuZu because the food on the prefix menu was appealing and it didn’t disappoint. All around good value.
Loved the retro. Service was good. Food was good but not amazing. Enjoyed our evening.
This was our first visit to ZUZU and we loved the restaurant and the food.
The entire staff from the moment we pulled up were friendly and efficient . Tje food was delicious and the drinks didn't disappoint. After dinner drinks in the lounge was a wonderful way to wrap up a perfect evening.
Food was delicious. The creativity and flavors excelled. I loved it as I would not have made the recipes.
The service great. We were never rushed and all of us had an enjoyable time. We will be back.
Restaurant week offering was great. Wonderful service.
Went for restaurant week as we had never been here before. On my reservation I had specifically asked for a "quiet" table as this was an anniversary dinner. when we arrived, the host indicated that the booths were all taken, even though there was one open. After we reminded him this was for our anniversary, he "rearranged" the reservations and gave us the booth. thank goodness because the open table area was very noisy and our booth shielded us from most of it (except for the loud table just outside our booth with a guy that had to sing and swear the whole time he was there.) never mind. The food was great . Had the short ribs for my entrée and my wife had the scallops. Both were excellent. the calamari was to die for. cooked perfectly. Not too enthralled with the Buratta appetizer I ordered even though it was highly recommended by the server. And the Bananas Foster dessert was just ok. Nothing to write home about. Overall though it was a very pleasant night and will likely come back.
Phoenix restaurant week selection. Wonderful! Great food, service and ambience. Will return!!
It was our first time there. We did the restaurant week menu and we enjoyed all the food. It was delicious. Can’t wait to be back to try other food on their menu.
Excellent food and service. Coming back soon!
Breakfast was bland - no flavor. Grits were west coast style (creamy) and tofu block was grilled with no spices. A disappointing meal. Server was friendly but not knowledgeable about availability or preparation of foods - had to go ask.
Great decor and the service was quite good. Food was also very good. Live music in bar area was fun with well executed cocktails.
I’m not going to lie the original reason for going was the Showstopper shake I saw on instagram (basic I know), and I left with an overall great experience which has kept me coming back. The menu changes seasonal which makes it desirable to go back because you will experience different dishes throughout the year. I like the atmosphere because the inside is very retro mod style of furniture and decor. If it isn’t million degrees out the patio seating is almost nice at night.
So let’s dive into the food. This last time I went I shared four different appetizers, and I’m glad I did!
The first one was the baked brie. I have had this in the past so I know I like it a lot, I’m a huge cheese fan. The cheese wasn’t melted except for the very edges, so a little disappointing but over the caramel with with almonds is awesome on top. We did have to request another piece of bread because it only came with one which is fine the server was really helpful and it didn’t cost anything extra.
Next was the short rib “tater tots” a total 10/10. The tater portion was smashed potatoes with the short rib mixed. The horseradish aioli was a perfect complement to tie it all together.
The third appetizer we had was the pork belly mac and cheese. The mac and cheese was really good. A nice balance of cheesy, crunchy, and savory. The pork belly is cooked to perfection and everything just kind of melts in your mouth.
The last and possibly my favorite one we had was the organic maktoom dates. I ordered it because it said bacon wrapped and I was not let down. These flavors I wouldn’t have expected to have gone so well together they are rich but delish! Would be my pick to recommend for someone.
Just great....food, service plus half off wine! What a enjoyable experience.
One of the meals was not satisfactory but the waiter and manager asked about the food that was not consumed. I didn't complain. They are very tuned in to customer needs.
They also offered an alternative meal and took the item off the bill.
Booth seating was great and valet service very nice.
Took our Son and His Wife to stay at the Hotel Valley Ho for a couple of nights. The Hotel bar and restaurants are outstanding.
Cute decor. Excellent wait staff. Seared Ahi Tuna Salad was skimpy on the Ahi. Patty Melt was ok. Hummus plate was delicious. Did not get any alcohol this visit, but they have a great Bloody Mary Bar for weekend buffets.
Always reliable. Menu selections are appetizing and fresh.
It was just good. The food was fine but not outstanding. The bloody mary bar was good. The service was good but not the fastest. Ambiance and people watching was the best part!
Always good but especially breakfast. Love the French toast.
Overall, it was a lovely dining experience. Server was attentive, food was paced well. The crispy calamari was abundant and crunchy, the batter reminded us of the old Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe, which is not a bad thing, just unexpected. The jalapeños were a nice change.
The truffle chicken was good, maybe a little dry. The scallops were perfectly cooked, but over salted. And I love salt.
There was live music playing in the lounge which was a nice touch. Probably would eat there again when it is not hot outside so we can enjoy the patio.
Thanks for making her birthday a memorable one. We had a great time.
Dinners were creative and delicious, service was excellent - two evenings in a row!
Great food and attentive service. Brunches on Sunday are great. Build your own Bloody Mary, Mimosa, etc.
Had to ask for a change of seating as lights above booth were not working-felt like we were in a cave. Food ordinary--nothing special.
We went for brunch & the food was excellent. Would go back again.
The server Jenny was great! Food was amazing! Would highly recommend the Fried Steak and Biscuits and the fried donuts
Food was ok. A bit stingy on the alcohol for bloody Mary’s and mimosas. Service was a bit slow, but ambiance was fun. I would eat here for Sunday brunch again. I really liked the fact that it was not too loud and music was not deafening. At last a place for good conversation.
We went to ZuZu to celebrate Father's Day. I was a little disappointed to start, as I'm sure I had requested inside seating via Open Table, but was told only outdoor seating was available. It was rather warm outside and by the time we had finished, my son was no longer in the shade. However, the service was very good. Our waiter was friendly, checked on us frequently, wished my husband a happy Father's Day twice and made sure we had everything we needed to enjoy our meal. The food was good, though not as great as we had expected since we had been to the restaurant for dinner previously and were really impressed.