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Turf Paradise Race Course

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1501 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023-3411
+1 602-942-1101
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Love them horses

Good Sight Lines, Well Kept Course, can feel them coming down the last furlong as the crowd noise... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fmiller100
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bisbee
Another Outstanding Visit

The Turf Club is the only way to enjoy this Race Track. Located on the 3rd. floor with an... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Paul G
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Tucson, Arizona
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“fun afternoon” (7 reviews)
“triple crown” (2 reviews)
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1501 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023-3411
Deer Valley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Sight Lines, Well Kept Course, can feel them coming down the last furlong as the crowd noise swells. Great people watching. Not many stoopers as in the main tracks. (stoopers are those guys at the big tracs going around and picking up discarded tickets...More

Thank fmiller100
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Turf Club is the only way to enjoy this Race Track. Located on the 3rd. floor with an outstanding view of the track, it is spectacular. The food served at lunch is very tasty, all of the service is first rate and the opportunity...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Since moving away from Phoenix in 1992 I wondered why Turf Paradise still looks the same inside? Oh well....it's gotta be very expensive to upgrade & make the place look like Del Mar or Louisville..... All in all, a really fun day with GREAT Breeder's...More

Thank Rebel500
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The building looks tired and in sore need of some updating, and there's narrow old-fashioned turnstile entry before you get to the pretty landscaping and such flowerbeds. Inside it's all very shabby, with dated seating, old-fashioned tv's and grungy carpets. Food is actually surprisingly good.not...More

1  Thank sjgiants
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We. Is it and stay on one of the VIP rooms was fun nothing extraordinary that caught our attention - the place was ok - fairly maintained the entrance staff members were very pleasant and helpful. The food was ok, 👌🏻 we enjoyed visiting with...More

Thank mujercitass
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

not the prettiest track around but went for derby day and was very crowded. Would not eat there, it is like typical bar food.

Thank mel2523
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Good views of the race track. The service (Julia) was fine, and the food menu is somewhat limited, but good nevertheless. For example: Brisket sandwich and fries is $13.95; Cobb salad runs about $13.00. They have beer and deserts as well. This is sit down...More

Thank retireddl
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the track for the 1st time and was happy we did. From the first gate the staff was very helpful as we hadn't been there before. The food was all great and good prices. We've been to a lot of race tracks nationwide and...More

Thank Jeff E
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I had high expectations for this race track as it's basically in the city and from pictures it looked really neat. I also used to work at a casino/racetrack and my expectations were high. Went inside and this place needs a MAJOR remodel! The smaller...More

Thank AndreaPost
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The food was excellent especially the deserts. There was quite a variety and the cakes were absolutely delicious.

Thank Carole B
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mitchell e
23 January 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
Certainly, You may
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BikeWiAz
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Response from Rebel500 | Reviewed this property |
There are probably over 200 restaurants within a 5 mile radius!! Also depends on what you call 'nice restaurants'. The race track is a few blocks south of Bell Rd, I17 & the 101 Loop, shopping malls with restaurant pads... More
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Response from 739jano | Reviewed this property |
Turf opens for the next season the weekend of October 15th, 2016
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