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Turf Paradise Race Course

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Neighbourhood: Deer Valley
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Address: 1501 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023-3411
Phone Number: +1 602-942-1101
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 22:00

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Good value, beautiful track, Ok food.

This is our Birthday Place to go! You can bet $2, or as much as you want and have a great day here. Food was very good here a couple of years ago, not so much now. Sandwiches are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is our Birthday Place to go! You can bet $2, or as much as you want and have a great day here. Food was very good here a couple of years ago, not so much now. Sandwiches are the best value. Desserts, not bad.

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mesa az
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Unless you're a professional gambler, it really doesn't matter if the horses are Triple Crown level or run-of-the-mill. There's always fun watching the action at the paddock area, watching on tv or standing at the rail. You can stay for just a few races or for the complete card of eight or nine races. A pleasant afternoon. Food is just... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We went and had lunch and watch the horse races. I haven't gone to Turf Paradise in over 10 years and forgot how much fun it was. The food was very good and it was nice because you could have a minimum bet of $1 a race on up! It was fun trying to figure out the strategy and watching... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Turf Club has excellent food and amazing all day brunches for special holidays and race days. Check it out! October through May

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

My husband and I attend the races about once a year but not every year. It is fun betting, it is entertaining, good food & lots of laughs! We always go w/friends. They have different levels for sitting and restaurants. A fun day at the races! Even if you loose money...Ha! It is on the North of Phoenix in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I went for the group buffet with my women's club. Generous selections on the buffet. The brisket was delicious. Tons of yummy desserts with excellent service.

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Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Its a long drive for us but we had a fun day out and it was fun betting on the races and the food was not bad.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

You don't need a lot of money to have fun here and who knows you may even walk away with more money then you came with

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We sat in the Club house on Derby day and enjoyed great food and great entertainment. the place was very busy (Cause it was Derby Day) and added to the excitement of it all. the facility was clean and well maintained. The staff was very helpful and organized. One employee went out of her way to help knowing we were... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

They were letting young kids throw a frisbee right by the finish line. I was worried they would scare the horses or interfere with one of their very low quality races.

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