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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
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+1 602-942-1101
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09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 22:00

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Exciting day of horse racing

We enjoyed a very nice buffet lunch with our group. Afterwards, the races began and we had fun placing bets, watching the horses from a lovely inside venue. Not many people on a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
gahirni
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a very nice buffet lunch with our group. Afterwards, the races began and we had fun placing bets, watching the horses from a lovely inside venue. Not many people on a Tuesday so we were able to move around a lot. This was on the third floor with huge windows from which to watch the action. Beautiful day.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of occasions to meet and bet on horses for. They even do things for families occasionally. Seeing the horses race live you just cant do it anywhere else in the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a tour group from our community and had a great time. Our entire group seemed to have the same positive experience. Sat at a table with service and enjoyed the buffet being offered. All of the personnel we encountered were very friendly and helpful: waiters, servers, ticket window. Good time!

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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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1 Thank mesatraveler
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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1 Thank Michele S
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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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Thank Sue S
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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