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Wandering Horse Buffet

9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
+1 480-850-7777
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“crab legs” (22 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This brunch was extremely well appointed. We enjoyed the crab legs, sushi, peel 'n eat shrimp, along with a variety of hot plates (including goat),cheese platters, pastas, fish, and meat dishes, salads, and soups. There did seem to be a flair for asian foods (...More

Thank MS20142015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably just above average of your typical casino buffet. Food decent, not a crazy amount of choice like a vegas buffet, but fine

Thank zambian75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my parents to the Wandering Horse Buffet in early June while visiting from Maryland. My Arizona family loves this place, and I can certainly understand why! The quality and wide range of food choices is remarkable. The seafood bar is particularly excellent with...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Sunday Brunch in Scottsdale. Endless choices of food, while maintaining excellent quality. Best seafood this side of Boston. Chef Noe, his staff of chefs and staff are dedicated to ensure your enjoyment. Dietary restrictions? No problem! Just inquire how they could accommodate your needs....More

Thank thegierons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went around 5 a clock in the middle of the week so it was not packed. But it did take about 15 minutes after I had sat down for someone to come over and ask for my drink order. After that I was up...More

Thank Magaliv86
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Enjoyed the huge variety offered of well prepared food. We went here for Easter lunch and we would go again. Any amazing assortment of hot and cold and everything you can imagine.

1  Thank Anita H
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We came here for supper in May after visiting Butterfly Wonderland/OdySea Aquarium which are close by. The buffet was reasonably priced, service was great, and every food item we tried was very good. The only downside was that the smoking from the casino carried into...More

Thank ckp25P
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Very good Casino style buffet, some of the food is cooked to order, I got a bit confused and asked chef for a Pizza with certain toppings thinking it would be an individual or a slice or two but he did a whole big one...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Wandering Horse Buffet on Memorial Day and the line was huge! It took us approximately 40 minutes before we were seated but it was well worth it. The food is great. They were serving Mexican, Asian, Italian, and a variety of American...More

Thank Saul N
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Definitely a bit more upscale than your typical casino buffet. Very nice selection of fresh entrees, salads and desserts. We went on a Thursday night (while staying at the resort) around 7pm and there was no line and were immediately seated.

Thank Carmi21
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Treborwf | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't remember if they did offer this when I was there so I emailed them, the response from their Executive Chef was...'We do offer gluten free items since it’s such a large offering of different foods. The Chefs will... More
Lauren R
15 April 2016|
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Response from Lisa2735 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but that may be a separate charge that is not included in the price of the buffet. I know we had soda and that was included.
12 March 2016|
Response from ArizonaReadytogo | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there on Sunday. On a Wednesday I liked it but it was not over the top.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-850-7777
Enjoy our expansive international buffet offering indoor and outdoor seating featuring Italian, Asian, Mexican, Mediterranean and American cuisines. The Wandering Horse buffet features live cooking stations, a fresh salad bar, a carving station, delectable desserts and a brick oven pizza kitchen.
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