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Rustler's Rooste

$$ - $$$
South Mountain
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 2 other guides
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8383 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044-5302
+1 602-431-6474
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived we were worried that we may not get in without a reservation however this place is big and we were seated right away. I slid down the slide to enter the restaurant. The service was very good considering it was very busy. The food was average but the portions were massive. The view is what sells... More 

Thank BarryCalgary
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited our ASU student for the Thanksgiving weekend and needed a nice place for a Thanksgiving meal. I found this place on TripAdvisor and was not disappointed! It had a special Thanksgiving menu with plated specials including the traditional turkey dinner, ham with rum raisin sauce (YUM!), prime rib, steak, and a shrimp dinner (the original Thanksgiving dinner featured... More 

Thank Wanderer790
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The absolute best food, service, view in all of Phoenix! Each guest is treated like they are part of the Rooste family! A must stop each time you come to AZ! And absolutely need to experience if you only plan on visiting AZ once in a lifetime! Priceless experience put on your bucket list!

Thank Cheryl L
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The patio is awesome with a great view of the city. We had a birthday party of 34. The service was great. The food was average. The kids really enjoyed the slide.

Thank TomMcCauley
Bellevue, Nebraska
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not realize it would be so popular for kids but I guess with a slide inside it is. So family fun okay. We went as a couple to see the sunset view, it was so cloudy there was not one, nothing they could do about that. The staff was GREAT. We got there around 4pm and had drinks in... More 

Thank monicadj
burke, va
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rare steaks were not cooked enough even for the guest who requested the steak to be cooked Pittsburgh rare. Our group of six adults were shocked when we were told you could not substitute any of the accompanying sides . If an entree came with corn and sweet potatoes, you could not ask for both side items to be... More 

Thank dorothy h
Massapequa, New York
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rustlers Rooste is a fun western-themed restaurant on the side of South Mountain, with a nice evening city view. The live country music was really wonderful, there's even room to dance if the notion hits you - kids welcome on the dance floor. They also loved the slide you can use to enter the restaurant. In our group some of... More 

Thank Mary V
Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for my friend's birthday party and it's absolutely beautiful at sunset. The food is very good. This place is great for weddings because they have a covered patio that overlooks Phoenix. I would love to go back!

Thank simmonscafe208
Calgary, Canada
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not sure what to expect when we went to Rustler's. This is a large place. It has outstanding views and a very interesting atmosphere. There was a band playing and it was very busy. Lots of different ages in the crowd. Food was pretty good but huge portions. We couldn't begin to eat it all. Really liked the... More 

Thank solostar25
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this is only open at specific hours, it is well worth it! Walking in you get to see and meet a giant Bull. Absolutely beautiful creature! This restaurant is gorgeous at night, so ask for a window table or if the temperature is comfortable to you ask to sit outside! The city lights and watching the airplanes fly in... More 

Thank Brandy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8383 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > South Mountain
  • Neighbourhood: South Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 602-431-6474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?