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Sierra Bonita Grill

715 reviews
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$30 and under
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The Sierra Bonita Grill is named after the historic Sierra Bonita Ranch in South Eastern Arizona. Founded by Henry Hooker in 1872, the Sierra Bonita Ranch was known for it’s hospitality and innovative ranching methods. We would like to celebrate the spirit represented by Mr. Hooker and other pioneer ranches throughout Arizona with our restaurant and hope to continue the tradition of great food and hospitality. Our menu reflects the hearty cooking style of Southern Arizona ranches, many of which were started by Spanish and Mexican families. We will continue to explore the ongoing Mexican and Latin influences on this area’s culture and food. Patio seating available to accommodate 30 people.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Southwest, Spanish, Mexican / Southwestern
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(602) 264-0700
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Scottie Bissell
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Private party facilities
Banquet Room can serve up to 50 people and divided into two separate rooms.

Private Wine Room can seat up to 10.
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Private party contact
Tony Johnson: (602) 276-0700
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Sierra Bonita Catering can bring the great tastes of Sierra Bonita Grill to your home or business.

Contact Erin Weldon at 602-821-6124 or Julie Beer-Breuer at 602-570-0686 for more information about our catering possibilities.
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Cross street
7th St & Glendale Ave.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine


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What 715 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CarlyB (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Didn't disappoint. One of our favorites. Carne Asada is always my go to meal.

5.0  Dined 5 days ago

What a treat grapefruit terrific service and wonderful atmosphere

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Sierra Bonita Grill is, and remains, one of my favorite places, so it pains me to "ding" them this one time. I think we waited (uncharacteristically) a little too long for our initial service. Don't know if this is the servers fault or not. My meal was the beef tenderloin special, and I thought it was superb. However my wife had the halibut, which she thought was overcooked, having to use a knife a couple of times. She almost always has the "Catch" when it is halibut, and has never been disappointed before. The other thing that perturbs me, which may or may not be the restaurant's fault, is that OpenTable would only let us have reservations at 430 PM; the next available time slot was 800 PM; too late for us. Yes, it was Valentines Day, and I waited till the day before, my bad. But I then sat in our booth for over an hour, watching a half dozen tables or more remain unoccupied for the entire time we were there, including when we left after 600 PM, which is when we would have preferred to have dined. Don't know who that is on, just saying it was annoying.

To reiterate, this has been one of our favorite places. We are about to move, and not being able to experience this dining choice is one of the more heartbreaking aspects of our new lifestyle. If at all possible, we will try hard to come back in the future when we are in town.

vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We went with friends for lunch before going to the Heard Museum. This is a truly wonderful place for brunch. Good coffee and drinks. Blue corn hot cakes are fantastic- flavorful and light, served with excellent syrup and strawberry butter. Others in our party were very impressed with enchiladas and eggs. Reasonable prices and a lovely ambiance. Highly recommended.

5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Menu is wonderful. Hard to pick what you want because it all looks good. I did pork tenderloin and it was so very good. Did fried pork appetizer. Very tasty. Nice merlot to blend it all together. Server was top notch. Ambiance was laid back and chilled. This was Birthday dinner for me and it was just perfect.

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great place for happy hour, casual meal or special occasion. Food is authentic and delicious . Yummy signature cocktails. Service is always top notch. Atmosphere is warm and welcoming.
Plans this time were happy hour in the bar with dinner reservations in the dining room. We were comfortable in the bar and our server was we continued with our dinner in the bar. Wonderful, relaxing evening for us and our out of town guests.

vipFredD (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Stopped in for lunch since I have not been in for a while. As usual the food was outstanding! I had a couple of appetizers, my wife and mother-in-law split a salad and the fish special. There was nothing left to take home. Hope to get back again soon...

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Loved this place! Food was great and even met the owner who was was friendly!! Highly recommend!!

vipElTiburon (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

This is our “go to” restaurant for the past few years. We have never had a bad meal. Service is always top notch!

vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food

vipCleo (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The food is always excellent.

vipDaveH (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Sierra Bonita is a great place to stop for lunch. They have daily lunch specials as well as seasonal craft beers. The service is friendly and impeccable. The wine list is limited but they have a rotating list of interesting choices.

CarolynQ (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Overall, it was the same friendly, warm atmosphere we have come to expect. The food was excellent as always and the service was wonderful. We always feel at home there.

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

had a Saturday lunch at Sierra Bonita a few days ago. Service was excellent! The food was tasty... stacked enchiladas, corn pancakes, and Cowboy hash were all up to par. Had expected to be able to order of either brunch or lunch menu, but only brunch was available.

B17500 (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

One of our go to spots. It’s a cross city drive so we only get there every other month or so. Food is always awesome and creative. They have a small but wonderful wine list and an excellent selection of spirits including a great selection of top notch tequilas. Great staff and ambiance. A hidden gem.