About Stonegrill @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

This innovative eatery showcases an inspirational menu of Southwestern American cuisine.

Savor a delicious Prickly Pear Margarita or a cold Mexican beer in the colorful and lively Stonegrill Restaurant.

Stonegrill is known for its bountiful breakfast buffet. Offered daily, the buffet features made to order omelets, fresh pastries, fruits, yogurts, cereals and many more breakfast favorites.

Diners may also select from the a la carte breakfast menu.
The bright and airy dining room is a comfortable place to gather or relax on the spacious patio.

Private dining available for all group sizes and event types.

5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southwest, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am
Breakfast Buffet: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am,
Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 9:30pm


Cross Street:
Tatum Blvd & Deer Valley Rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 293-3988

Website:
http://www.jwdesertridgeresort.com/

Parking Details:
Discounted valet parking at the resort main entrance when dining in the restaurant.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have a two private dining rooms available, accommodating up to 70 guests. For private dining options and parties please contact Ashley Didea at (480) 293-3976 or Ashley.DiDea@Marriott.com

Private Dining

A cozy, modern, Southwestern American restaurant, with fresh regional cooking from both sides of the border, plus indoor and outdoor seating, stonegrill is the perfect place to host your next group gathering.

Stonegrill @ JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

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4.2

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3.9

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3.5

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Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
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Business Meals (4)
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Quiet Conversation (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Fun (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Scenic View (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Happy Hour (2)
People Watching (2)
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Seasonal (2)
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Local Ingredients (1)
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Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Good selection. Good food. The tofu bowl was delicious.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Beautiful breakfast buffet- ask for
Blue Corn Meal Pancakes -YUM
Fresh watermelon mint water so refreshing
Great Value for quality and variety. Eat inside - the birds are pesty. Grounds @ JW are incredible

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything was wonderful. Yvonne was our server . She was great. Cant wait to go back.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 27, 2018

My friends and I have been going to Stonegrill for breakfast on Saturdays before screenings of the Met Opera at Desert Ridge. The menu is wonderful (we haven't tried the buffet yet), the service is perfect, and the food quality if very high. Everything is fresh and perfectly prepared, even poached eggs. All of the servers are professional and friendly, and they are the same team every week, which is nice. Most of the time we have breakfast on the beautiful patio, but this week was a little chilly, and inside was nice, too. Even though we are locals, it makes us feel like we're on vacation, walking through the lovely lobby and ending up in this pretty setting. We have also come for cocktails and appetizers before concerts at the Musical Instrument Museum which is close by. I would recommend it for both kinds of occasions. We're happy to have found it as our go-to place! Thanks to the chefs and servers!!!!

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Good wait staff with decent selection on the menu. Usually I find restaurants in Marriott way over priced but this was not too bad.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

There were not many guests on a Sunday night and, being a big hotel restaurant, we anticipated the price would probably be higher than the experience warranted. We were WRONG. The food was fantastic - absolutely delicious - and the Margaritas were awesome! Our waiter could not have been more pleasant - very helpful, attentive and friendly. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Very disappointed. Was there on a work trip with another peer in the business and they sat us by the fireplace. When they turned on the fireplace it was not working... three times we had to get up and move away from our seats as the gas fumes were overwhelming! The manager and server witnessed the entire episode with the engineers not being able to make the fireplace work.
We kept complaining about the small and nuisance while we were trying to have dinner. They never once apologized for this! We both are business event planners and we will never go back to this place.
We finally left - very poor service and care for their guest. Really to bad since the hotel is outstanding.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great service! Staff were friendly and cheerful. Nice decor and kept very clean.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Busy holiday night so somethings are to be expected. Ordered prime rib and it was a very tough cut of meat, nicely seasoned but something you would expect of a large business luncheon than a sit down dinner. Service was a bit short staffed given the holiday and they trying to do their best to accommodate. Menu descriptions far exceeded the actual deliverable of food’s quality. Paid parking even with valet was kind of a surprise.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The food was good, but I wanted to be wowed when I spend $20 plus on breakfast. I guess you have to expect to pay extra when you choose to eat at hotel restaurants.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Service was great, Cassie was awesome. Cost was high for what you get.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Beautiful location with good food and great service.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had a fabulous family dinner. Our waitress was excellent. She was very knowledgeable of the menu & very personable, especially with my 1 year old nephew.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The service and the food were terrible. Burgers had no flavor and were dry. The staff was not friendly we waited so long for the server we left without dessert.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The flavors of the soup of the day and tofu bowl were so yummy! Go and see Dave. His service and recommendations were spot on. Will come back!

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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food was good and enjoyed eating outside

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Well below par. The food was entirely unremarkable, the wine was stale. For a hotel of this character, we were negatively surprised.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed the Stone Grill as typically we find hotel restaurants overpriced and average at best. The service was fantastic and both our meals were delicious. I had the Salmon and my husband had the short ribs. We will definitely make a return visit the next time we are in town.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Had a decent time for my wife's birthday. However there were only two tables occupied at the time and we were placed right next to each other as if it was about to get busy.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great food, staff was very confused on which tables were who’s. Waited at least 20 minutes for a refill. Staff was friendly though ! I’d go back because I’m not picky and understand everyone has bad days

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Great patio

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Had dinner here upon arrival. With a three hour time difference for our bodies, it was convenient. We were one of two tables at 6 PM. Service was fine, food was ok. Pricey for the venue. Ate in Steak 44 and EDDIE V's for a bit more.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Food is always good even if it's on the pricey side. Our server was terrible and rude and we ended up complaining about her.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Disappointed in our meal here. Hostesses at the front were flustered trying to handle seating the 7pm reservations. There were 5 of them, shouldn't be overwhelming. Dining room felt very stale, not warm and/or cozy. They use this space for a buffet as well as ala carte which is what we chose. Food was just "ok", service was good though.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 19, 2017

We appreciated the ambiance, which made us feel at ease. The servers were terrific, friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. We had a light lunch. Later, we ordered nachos and churros for snacks at our meeting. The churros are incredibly good! If you have to spend an afternoon someplace for a business meeting, Stonegrill sure helps make it pleasant!

Tags: Business Meals, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Brunch bar at $28 totally not worth it. By the time I got my basic eggs, sausage, potatoes and toasted my bread, the eggs and potatoes were cold . Stick with ordering off the regular menu.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 27, 2017

I had the flan which was not typical of the original taste but very good and unique. Ambience great, service quick, hostess fun and accommodating. Not crowded. Seated right away.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 12, 2017

The food and service was below average for a resort hotel like the JW Marriott. Disappointed.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Made reservations for my husband's bday. I had left them a note about the same. We were pleasantly surprised when our server (sweetest person ever ) brought champagne glasses & dessert for us. I was really impressed that they took note of my request. And another reason for my 5 star was the server. She was a genuinely sweet person & made our evening very pleasant. Coming to food, were both vegetarian . I had ordered enchiladas minus meat & was expecting cheese enchilada, but chef made scrumptious meal made of fresh harvest vegetables. It was the best enchiladas I've ever had. Would highly recommend this place to everyone!

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Service was excellent and very family friendly!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Excellent buffet! Outside seating option. Birds can be pesky but I've been around worse.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 6, 2017

Service was bad because it took forever. We waited so long to even get served water, and so on. It shouldn't have taken forever considering there were only two other couples there.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Food was fine. service was some of the worst I have ever experienced. We had to get up to get our own glasses, then our own appetizer plates. Basically we were on our own most of the meal.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Stone Grill is the main restaurant at the JW Marriott in Desert Ridge. We had breakfast here and it was an excellent meal. The blue corn pancakes are tasty and the drink menu with seasonal juices as a nice surprise. They offer a full breakfast buffet for 28 a person as well as the al a carte menu. The view is of the pool area and resort and very peaceful early in the morning for a quiet meal. The service was very friendly and efficient. Prices are a little on the high side for a breakfast spot in Phoenix but to be expected with being in a resort. Overall a great meal and well worth partaking if you are staying at the JW.

Tags: People Watching, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Came here for brunch at the end of a bachelorette party weekend at the Marriott and it was awesome. Perfect patio dining, delicious pancakes (blue corn), and our server was super fast and accommodating. He was great! We came the previous day and it took forever for breakfast (two hours!!) and our waitress was rude and slow, but Sunday they definitely redeemed themselves. I would go back

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on March 28, 2017

Food & service both outstanding. Comfortable setting

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Casual
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on March 28, 2017

Food and service were great but birds dive bombed us.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Busy and loud. Our server seemed like she had too many parties. I wish they had a gluten free menu, the choice was very limited.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Seasonal
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 23, 2017

The food was fabulous and creatively plated, server was attentive, and ambiance was warm and welcoming. We'd love to return the next time we are in Phoenix.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 22, 2017

We were disappointed with the food. The menu was limited. However, the service was pleasant and prompt.

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