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Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
+1 480-607-2300
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been waiting to visit Elements restaurant for a couple of years but just never made the time to go. But on June 17th my husband and I were in the area for a conference and decided to make time to dine there and I'm...More

Thank Rhonda P
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are delighted that you finally made it in to dine with us and even more excited to hear that it lived up to your expectations. We love that the tone for the meal was set the moment you arrived on property and that the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place had the most beautiful view of any on my trip! I enjoyed everything about this place, from the service to the food! I would definitely return!More

Thank blanquita79
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. It is wonderful to hear that your meal and time watching the sunset was a highlight of your trip. We are happy that the service and cuisine both lived up the setting and views and made...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent food and service. wide variety of choices. We ate a breakfast, lunch and dinner- all very specialMore

Thank 25001Tucson
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for dining with us in elements. It sounds like you had a great experience and that you received the same quality service and dining experience across all your meals, which we love to hear. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast is unbelievable!!! We looked forward to it every morning. Our faves were the lox platter, Elvis French toast, frittata, lemon ricotta pancakes, and the yogurt parfait. Their coffee was exceptional too. We filled up on breakfast and weren't hungry again till a late dinner....More

Thank NellM
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. It is great to hear you had such a wonderful breakfast experience with us and that the french toast, lemon ricotta pancakes and yogurt parfait were all delicious. We do appreciate your feedback about he dinner...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were staying at the Sanctuary and had a lovely romantic dinner one evening at their restaurant, Elements. We booked a late seating so it was dark and therefore could only see an outline of the beautiful view. There are tables outside...More

Thank mycooper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with some friends and all had a wonderful meal. The food is quite expensive but well worth it and the staff were very attentive. The view is also lovely. Couldn't really fault it so would thoroughly recommend it.More

Thank David C
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. It sounds like you had a wonderful meal with you friends, which we always love to hear. We are glad that everything from the quality of the cuisine to the setting and service was all top...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elements is, in my opinion, the best restaurant in the valley of the sun! Chef Beau MacMillan is the genius behind this sensational food scene. The flavors, technique and quality of his food is top notch! Weather you are proposing to your sweetheart, entertaining guests...More

Thank Sloane H
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us at elements. We are truly honored that you consider us the best restaurant in the Valley. It is wonderful to hear that you had another great meal with us and that Beau's cuisine continues to impress. We sincerely appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can dine outside or in, and the red mountain scenery is terrific anytime of day. Attentive but not intrusive staff serving absolutely delicious and wonderfully prepared foods. These people are extremely good and so is the food!More

Thank RonDayton
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing dine with us here at elements. It sounds like you had a wonderful meal with us, which we always love to hear. We are glad that our team were able to find the sweet spot of being attentive without becoming intrusive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Asian accents, creative and refined dishes brought us back to this well-located, beautiful restaurant in Scottsdale. Full house on a Saturday night, long weekend. The food was top quality, as expected. But servers seemed ovewhelmed at times. The table next to ours brought a months-old...More

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at elements. While we are happy to hear that the food was excellent, we are so sorry that the service and overall atmosphere did not hit the same standard. We always want to provide our diners...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here before a few years ago and was the absolute best. They have continued with offering the best and don;t scrimp on excellent service and menu delights. We stayed at Sanctuary(separate review) and celebrated our 20th anniv dinner at Elements all right on...More

1  Thank monetkids
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Congratulations on your 20th Anniversary! We are so honored that you decided to celebrate with us and delighted to hear that it was such a wonderful, memorable night. It is great to hear that the private booth was exactly what you were looking for and...More

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Nancy H
will there be any type of Thanksgiving meal served at noon or 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day?
28 October 2016|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Yes we will have both an Prix Fixe Thanksgiving Menu in elements and a Thanksgiving Buffet in our Views Ballroom. You can find more information about the pricing and menus on Sanctuary's website in the Holidays... More
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creekertraveller
Do you have a brunch menu on sunday?
12 May 2016|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Yes, we do. You can view our brunch menu on our website under our events section. We apologize for the delayed response.
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27Morena
What time is happy hour ? In Monday
7 December 2015|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay. We have happy hour every week Monday - Thursday 4-6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
    (Tatum)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-607-2300
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Description
Celebrate farm-fresh American cuisine at elements, one of the best restaurants in Paradise Valley. Sanctuary touts the evolution of a favorite Scottsdale restaurant that offers a distinctive experience for AZ luxury dining. Discover the cutting-edge kitchen of Food Network celebrity and Executive Chef Beau MacMillan, where the best local organic produce is used to create seasonal menus.

With the expansion of elements restaurant, enjoy distinctive venues for luxurious Scottsdale dining, including the private chef's table, XII, where you will witness the kitchen activity firsthand...And Praying Monk, for indoor/outdoor events overlooking the beauty of Camelback Mountain. With spectacular scenery and unique settings, jade bar and edge are the perfect places to sip and savor fresh cocktails on inviting outdoor patios at sunset.
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