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About Roaring Fork - Scottsdale

Roaring Fork is an American Western Bistro. We utilize a combination of ingredients indigenous to the American West and locally grown, including produce, to capture the 'spirit' of the west. The restaurant offers a comfortable, laid back environment that includes friendly professional service and the highest quality food. A great deal of attention is paid in creating the recipes and always using ingredients that are found in the American West. Western cuisine is not a ceremony; it's a celebration! The robust flavors and the courage to try something different is what we are all about. We would like to invite everyone to experience our 'spirit' while enjoying our food and hospitality.

4800 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Southwest, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation: Dinner: 5:00pm-10:00pm; Happy Hour 4pm-7pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Cross Street:
SW corner Chaparral, located in bottom corner of Office Building

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 947-0795

Website:
http://www.roaringfork.com/

Executive Chef:
David LaForce

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Roaring Fork's Wood Fired Cooking captures the spirit of bold American cuisine, creating flavors that crackle with a rugged edge. In the Old West, the best food was prepared on a simple wood fire. This same spirit, freshness and flavor are at the heart of every dish we serve.

Roaring Fork - Scottsdale Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (58)
Special Occasion (55)
Good for Birthdays (44)
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Comfort Food (36)
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Worth the Drive (35)
Happy Hour (34)
Romantic (32)
Good for Groups (31)
Business Meals (31)
Casual (28)
Cozy (27)
Fun (26)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Great for Outdoor Dining (23)
Bar Seating (21)
Quiet Conversation (21)
Authentic (20)
Hot Spot (20)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (19)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Notable Wine List (13)
Seasonal (11)
People Watching (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Great for Brunch (7)
Great Beer (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Healthy (4)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great service and very friendly. The steaks were prepared perfectly. Still sizzling.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 7 days ago

Met my cousin from out of town for drinks and supper. Waiter was very patient with us as we had a lot of catching up to do and didn't want to be hurried. It was a fun evening. We were in the back room where it isn't so noisy. Food and drinks were great!

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 7 days ago

We try to go to the Fork at least once a month. The food is always good, well presented, and the servers go out of the way to make us feel welcome.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Love it!! Our waitress was great! Good was excellent!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Monday night happy hour all day. Cheap drinks, but not the atmosphere we expected.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 14, 2017

A staple for Phoenix and Scottsdale. Eat outside if you can. Sunday brunch is our favorite time to go.

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Absolutely amazing tonight! The food was good as always, but BOB really made the dinner tonight! He was very good and explained everything to my family so well. We really enjoyed the service and will be back soon!! Thank you

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Nice experience will return and recommend

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Good food good service.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great place to entertain out of town guest. We were in the mood for steak and Roaring Fork did not disappoint. We also had to have the pork verde. It is delicious!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was great. Our 54th anniversary. Must make a reservation.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always love their trout which is also hard to find in Arizona! My husband's chicken was dry. Seated in dining room away from bar made it easy to talk to our friends.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Trout salmon and pork chops were all excellent!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 7, 2017

I hadn't have the opportunity to dine at the roaring fork I've heard it's great food it lived up to all my expectations the corn on the side orders was phenomenal along with the tortilla soup I'll be back.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We were visiting Scottsdale and went by reviews. It did not disappoint. Great food and great service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

A great place every time that we are in Arizona. My favorite go-to is always a huckleberry margarita. The jalapeno cornbread that comes with every meal is delicious and you have to try the green chile mac and cheese. Every dish I've ever had had never failed me!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Service was just ok. Waiter not very attentive. Steak under cooked. They heated it up more and returned. Rest of party finished dinner ahead of me. No manager follow up or anything else to make up for it. Steaks and sides were warm and not hot. Had to eat quick before they got too cold. The decor is too much of a log cabin feel.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Always great.

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 (South Dakota)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Awesome food, wine, service and atmosphere. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Food was delicious. Dining room did not seem quite up to par. Several ceiling tiles missing above our table and missing light made our table dark. Ordered Chardonnay wine, but they gave me Sauvignon Blanc instead.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 3, 2017

My husband and I are from Pittsburgh, PA. We travel to Arizona every October. At each visit we always go to The Roaring Fork for dinner. This time we were seated by the kitchen, and both of us ordered the Delicious Spit-Roasted Half Chicken. The manager delivered our food and had suggested to get extra au jus, cuz the stuffing sucks up all the liquid. He made an excellent suggestion. Thank you so much.
The service is great and love how everyone works together. The atmosphere is very nice.
I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.
Thank you we will be back next year.

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Food is very good. If you can get through the obnoxious hostesses. If you arrive 10 mins. before your reservation, you will stand there until that time. (Even though the place was almost empty). They will also argue that you do not have a reservation.....until you show your open table reservation on your phone. (then it suddenly appears). All the while they act like they are doing you a favor . This is not the first time we have been here. Each time there is some problem with the hostess. This will be the last time. There are a lot of good restaurants in Scottsdale.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I am always impressed with Roaring Fork's food and atmosphere. However, I suggest making reservations since it fills up quickly and the wait for walk-ins can be very long.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

One of the filet mignons we ordered as under-done to suit my husband's taste. Our waiter took care of it quickly and happily--we couldn't ask for better service. I wished my food had been piping hot when I got it served but it wasn't. The restaurant was soooo bust that night and kudos to our waiter for having done the best humanly possible.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Had to wait a few minutes for our table. We were seated at a large booth for just the 2 of us / odd !!
Waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. Dinner was delicious. Would go back for sure.

Tags: Happy Hour, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 30, 2017

We always enjoy coming to Roaring Fork for special occasions or anytime! Darrell is our favorite waiter.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Healthy, Casual, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Wonderful, as always.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food and friendly and knowledgeable wait staff. The queso con puerco was great. My wife had the half chicken and I had the pork tenderloin and both were really good. We were pleasantly surprised with everything and will definitely go back on our next visit to Scottsdale.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Business Meals, Cozy, Great Beer
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Really Wonderful!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I took my wife here for our 12th wedding anniversary. Everything, start to finish, was wonderful. The very friendly staff, the low lighting, the atmosphere, the food especially, and mixed drinks were all great. My only complaint was the family of six with their two semi-rambunctious children seated next to us. We're definitely coming back again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service and food quality. Great menu variety and ambiance in the restaurant. It is an adult restaurant. Not real noisey where we were seated, but bar area was. Would definitely recommend and return to this restaurant. We were a party of four and had a reservation. Would not recommend bringing children.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great Beer, People Watching, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The Roaring Fork is one of our go to restaurants when we are In Scottsdale! The food is exceptional! Top notch service and a great atmosphere to dine In!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

I wish I was staying in Scottsdale a few days longer!
I d go back three more times.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 23, 2017

All that is needed for a 5 Star for overall is a few good beers on tap.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Delicious food, great ambiance, friendly and professional wait staff

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very slow service & the nobody in our group liked their meals.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Noise level was extremely high. Afraid we didn’t have the best table. Food was excellent!

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

This was my husband's seventy-fifth birthday and was therefore a very Special occation to us as a family. We had a very nice cozy corner which was in a quiet area, and we could chat and laugh and share some family news. The steaks were wonderfully prepared and so was the fish. He especially enjoyed his Pecan pie and the most delicious ice cream----I had a few tastes!

Thanks for a lovely evening!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great food and service! Not the cheapest, but definitely not the most expensive considering the quality of food and ambiance.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Service and food was great

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