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Rustler's Rooste

$$ - $$$
South Mountain
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Barbecue
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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Bucksport, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was excellent, including the rattlesnake! The magician kept us captivated and gave my grandson pointers on card tricks. Loved the cowboy hat and birthday cake. Highly recommend.

Thank lkg2017
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for business meetings in mid December and had a meal one evening. The service was great and the food was typical for a restaurant serving steaks and beef in general. It wasn't pricey but it gave good value for the money. Would I eat here again? Absolutely!

Thank Vern A
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok this is my favourite restaurant in the world and I'm reluctant to say so, but well it's big enough and is already 'out there' so I'm not really risking getting a booking because of something written here. Unlimited beef ribs, is my choice with barbecue sauce. Vegans and vegetarians bring your Valium but for the rest of us, dive... More 

Thank Marklorr
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view is the star of the visit. The food is good with some very unique dishes that you will not see at most restaurants. Snakes are concidered starters too; there are pics on the site.

1 Thank rtodderud
Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You get great views and entertainment all in one place. This restaurant is definitely a Phoenix establishment. I'd highly recommend taking someone with out of town guest, and they can also accommodate large party's easily. The staff is knowledgeable and I loved the magician that was there keeping all the adults on their toes. This restaurant is definitely family friendly.... More 

1 Thank courtneyg439
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always have lots of company from back east. Of course everyone wants to see how the Wild West lives. Children love seeing the bull standing by the front door and the indoor slide. They can always taste rattlesnake meat or dance with the Western band. The place is a little loud but lots of fun. Lights of the city... More 

1 Thank wcindyo
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food, cold beverages. Superb service and they have an indoor slide. If near Tempe/Phoenix area stop in for a fun filled time.

1 Thank Steve E
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You kinda gotta check it out, but food is just OK but the sunset view is spectacular. Gotta check it out if you have not been. Might be cheaper/better to do apps and drinks rather than a big meal

1 Thank bollawoman
Portland and the Oregon Coast
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving this restaurant is impressive already, since it sit on top of the hill watching the night lights of Phoenix. As you enter you feel in are in "cow town" right away, our server is Brian (I think), great server and very attentive to all his customers. I had a steak that is a little more effort to cut, so... More 

1 Thank jcmchu
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd called ahead and said it was my 50th birthday and I wanted a few friends, great view and fun conversation. They don't do reservations but put me at the top of the seated list for 6pm. At check in the girl never looked up but raised a finger and said one moment.... I waited in front of her stand... More 

2 Thank Elaine S

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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
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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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?