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About The Flying V at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

Our Regional Southwestern Grill with spectacular views and fresh mountain air is nestled at the base of the breathtaking Santa Catalina Mountains and was once the site of the famous Flying V Ranch. Today, the Flying V Bar & Grill and manager H. Rock Saul, offer guests sweeping canyon views, glowing sunsets and of course our famous Tableside Guacamole. Chef de Cuisine Tyler Lapotosky showcases his twist on traditional American cooking with Spanish & Mexican influences, while focusing on locally sourced ingredients. Favorites from the grill include ahi, a variety of steaks & our famous baby back ribs. Gather at the bar or on the patio fireside with friends to sample one of 100+ tequilas, sip one of our signature cocktails and enjoy the view.

7000 N. Resort Drive
Tucson, AZ 85750
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southwest, American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:30 - 9:00
Friday & Saturday 5:00 - 10:00
Happy Hour: Sunday - Thursday 5:30 - 7:00, Friday & Saturday 5:00 - 7:00

Cross Street:
North Kolb/Sunrise

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(520) 615-5495

Website:
http://www.loewshotels.com/ventana-canyon/dining/restaurant

Catering:
Please contact General Manager, Rock Saul, for any of your catering needs at (520) 615-5495 or rsaul@loewshotels.com or let Chef Nascimento customize your next event with delicious Southwestern flair.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet or self-parking is available for local guests dining at The Flying V.

Executive Chef:
Ken Harvey

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Flying V at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (25)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Good for a Date (15)
Romantic (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Business Meals (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Casual (7)
Fun (7)
Waterfront (7)
Cozy (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Seasonal (5)
Spicy (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
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Great for Brunch (2)
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Hot Spot (1)
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 (New Mexico)·Dined 2 days ago

Steaks were outstanding.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 4 days ago

Great! Fantastic! 👏🏻👍👌😻🤠 Southwestern food with the most friendly and accomadating staff .

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

As we live locally, we have been to Loews Ventana Canyon many times. But we had never dined at the Flying V. It was wonderful. Not only was the food excellent, but we had added fun moving outside for our coffee and dessert. Our waiter was more than happy to accommodate our request to do this. A lovely evening it was!

Tags: Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We stopped by on a Friday night during the holiday season. The hotel itself was bustling with very large holiday parties. The restaurant was very comfortable. Our server was pleasant and attentive, but not overly so. Lots of dinner options. We ordered the Brussels sprout salad, and much to our surprise, it arrived warm, not cold, so double check that. Overall, and enjoyable meal.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great catalogue of TEQUILAS. Bar staff knows them all. Table side guacamole is still the best -- delicious!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 3, 2017

It was my first dining experience at Ventana since I moved from Seattle, other than the Audubon Gala. A long time friend was visiting from Seattle so we utilized your facility Food was terrific, can't say too much about the waitstaff, other than stellar. Definitely coming back.

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 (Tucson)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everything was wonderful from the reservation process to the actual dining experience. We were celebrating my daughters birthday. It was nice to not have to remind the wait staff of the special occasion that I had indicated during the making of my reservation. Have dined here several times and will do so again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

We have been going to the Flying V for 17 years for special occasions. We intend to continue.

Tags: Scenic View, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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 (Little Rock)·Dined on December 2, 2017

This place was really hyped up by Trip Advisor and suppose to be the #2 place to eat in Tucson for fine dining - forget about it and go somewhere else!

The food was good (bread was most yummy), but when you consider the cost and the service, it was not worth it.

I was expecting the wine list to be more creative than it was? For a place that is ranked #2, you would have expected a sommelier.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 2, 2017

When we invited some guests from Australia to dinner, the Flying V was one of their desires. None of us were disappointed. The food was magnificent all around. The guacamole appetizer was prepared table side just to our tastes -- yummy. All of the main courses were superb, from seafood (especially the scallops and sea bass) to the steaks (perfectly cooked). Throughout the evening the service was outstanding . All in all a great experience that pleased everyone in the party!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great salads, delicious meals, extensive wine list.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Excellent food and service. A lovely setting, good ambiance.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Spicy, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great food and ambience! Had dinner with family who live in Tucson. Will definitely put it on the list for a return visit when next in Tucson!

Tags: Fun, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Spicy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 22, 2017

superb ribs and steaks. good wine list. outstanding handcrafted margaritas. terrific roasted vegetables and guacamole made table side. wait staff a little slow.
will return!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was excellent.

Server was relatively slow even though restaurant was not busy when we arrived. He also to tell us about the evening special .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We chose this place to have dessert on our anniversary after seeing the restaurant patio from our hotel balcony. I wanted to sit on the patio because of the views, when we arrived the hostess, a young lady, told me that it was too cold to sit on the patio. I told her we didn't mind and I thought it was beautiful outside. She just gave me a look and I knew we wouldn't be sitting on the patio. That was the only bad part of our time there though. The dessert was nice and they even gave us one complimentary dessert since it was our anniversary.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Last night of our trip, and the ambience, food, and service were supreme. Beautiful sunset, over the resort location only added to the experience.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Once our server knew we only wanted the tableside guacamole, he couldn't have cared less about us. The fact that the restaurant was almost deserted only amplified his apathy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Very creative mix of locally sourced food. Since we were seated at an early hour, it is hard to judge noise level. We were, however, treated to a nice view around dusk. I recommend highly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Good food, beautiful location. Would dine here again.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for at least 10 years. First, if you go before sunset, the view is amazing. There is an outdoor area to eat or sit casually by the fire pit and enjoy some appetizers and cocktails. The bar inside is fantastic if that's up your alley. The food is aways great and the drinks (especially the margaritas) and ambiance is also superb. We always get the table side guacamole. Tonight we had the Diver Scallops, Sea Bass and my husband always, always gets the full rack of ribs....these are the most flavorful, tender ribs on the planet. We are always too full for dessert, so I have no comments on them.

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Mostly interested in turning tables during our visit. Waitress wouldn't leave the table for more than five minutes until she had an order.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Tableside guacamole was good, however the V burger was completely undercooked (med. rare as opposed to med. well). Asked the waiter if the chef could cook it longer - It came back charred and bitter on the outside and STILL undercooked inside. I will say though that the manager did end up taking it off the bill and the service and views were great.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Fantastic dinner! Great environment and great service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Cozy, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 14, 2017

As always this restaurant did not not disappoint. Beautiful setting, wonderful ambience both inside and out, friendly staff and delicious food with good portion sizes. Particularly loved the warm tortilla chips served with guacamole made at the table from fresh ingredients. We will be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Good location, nice ambiance. Food is ok - appreciate the vegetarian/ vegan menu (ask for it). Drinks are not great - stick to beer or wine

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great food & great service

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 23, 2017

This spot is a great space for those of us that live nearby. The food, views, and service are always top notch.
Thanks for being in our neighborhood!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Fun
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·Dined on September 22, 2017

Our expectations of eating delicious food in a lovely setting were 100% met. We ate spareribs, lamb and scallops and relished every bite. The local vegetables were fresh and flavorful; not the usual predictable fare frequently offered. Service was friendly and efficient. The setting was above the rest--pun intended.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Excellent menue. Food prepared just right. Service was fast, polite and very professional. Really enjoyed our anniversary meal and our anniversary was recognized by all restaurant personnel.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

We've been to Flying V over the years as locals on a few occasions. We'd gotten a gift card over the holidays from our son, so prior to moving, we went out to eat. We arrived early. Dining area was empty, so we were readily accommodated. The staff was pleasant. Our waiter was nice but either he wasn't paying attention, or the chef wasn't.i believe the latter. My meal came incorrectly. It was sent back. Everyone's meal was there, and I knew the 2nd attempt would yield horrid results. In fact, it came back burnt and rubbery on the outside and overcooked on the inside. The fries were tepid and over fried. I sent it back. While they wanted to do it again, at that point everyone was about done eating and I was over it. Our waiter apologized but the decent thing would've been the manager or chef coming to the table. The quality of food has definitely gone down over the years and the cost up. Don't recommend unless it's for a late night drink. What a waste of money. There was 4 at our table. We had a $100 gift card and a 25% off total coupon and it still cost us almost $30. Too many great restaurants in town to throw money away here.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent food and attentive service. Slightly pricey but worth the money.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Great dining experience and our waiter Fabian was the best. Highly recommend.

Tags: Business Meals, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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·Dined on September 7, 2017

Had our table waiting for us as requested. The service was well timed and the meal prepared to perfection.

A wonderful way to share our 37th anniversary. Rock Saul the manager stopped by to wish a happy anniversary as well. Oh, and the complementary dessert was amazing.

Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Puerto Vallarta)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The food was very good, however pretty pricey, so, questionable call, probably a little too expensive for what you get.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Nice food and location. Support service was good but our waiter was not. Disinterested and never once checked on us. Left without trying desert.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 27, 2017

We celebrated our 36 year anniversary at the Flying V and were very pleased.
Pros:
Food was amazing
Drinks were good
Service was good, until we received our food then a bit slow.
Value was very good
Cons:
Remodeling outside the windows in the lake view and it was just left a mess, at least have someone clean up the area so diners don't have to look at a huge mess.

Tags: Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 27, 2017

It was just perfect! The staff were very attentive, the food was delicious and came in great timing intervals, and that view was just spectacular. Definitely became one of our favorites for dining.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Unfortunately, it was not a very pleasant experience. First, it took them 45 mins to serve our appetizers. Mind you it was calamari and caesar salad. Then my husband's salmon was served raw.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Excellent dining experience! Hope to go again when we return to Tuscon.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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