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Lon's at the Hermosa

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$$$$
American, Contemporary
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5532 N Palo Cristi Rd, The Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-7517 (Stanford Dr. & North Palo Cristi Rd)
16029557878
Today
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favorite things is a few nights at the Hermosa Inn and a dinner at Lon's. Never disappointing! The staff is friendly and efficient - the bar exceptionally stocked and the bartender knows how to use the ingredients. The menu is varied and interesting - with all aspects of the meal well prepared and delicious - a great... More 

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Thank Ken K
Omaha, Nebraska
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our server at a different restaurant recommended Lon's...and it was worth the trip (and the $). The craft cocktails made from scratch were amazing (the Pineapple Mojito is 100%)...and the food (from the bread service to the dessert) was amazing. Along with amazing food, the service was second to none. The servers were attentive, knowledgeable, kind and ever-present...they took a... More 

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Thank EmilyAnderson86
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

EmilyAnderson86- Thank you for the great review of your recent dinner at LON's. The combination of outstanding food and exceptional service are what truly make LON's such a special place. We appreciate your referrals and hope to see you again soon - perhaps next time for a stay at the Hermosa Inn. -Pam More 

Phoenix, AZ
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796 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems that we often find ourselves at Lon's for business dinners, and this was no exception. Six of us dined for a "candidate's interview dinner," and Lon's showed Arizona cuisine, history and service, in a very good light. We were seated inside, as it had rained that afternoon, but the large table was well-spaced, in the main dining room.... More 

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Thank Bill_Hunt_AZ
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Bill_Hunt_AZ, Thank you not only for the great review of your most recent dinner at LON's, but also for your continued support of the restaurant. We're sorry that some of your selections were not available, and will also share your suggestions to cut the cauliflower for larger parties with our kitchen. We look forward to your next dinner at LON's.... More 

Paradise Valley, Arizona
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a classic place to dine a special hide away - not all will go to dine but many can enjoy the feel & happy hour. Go early to enjoy the expanded patio out door heaters. A great place to stay if you can get a Resv. Follow up with a visit to the Desert Botanical gardens if you're a... More 

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Thank ColetteRosati
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

ColetteRosati- Thank you for the review of happy hour at LON's Last Drop. We are thrilled with the patio expansion and are looking forward to that space becoming a new guest favorite! We are launching a new bar menu next month, so please check back with us and let us know what you think! -Pam More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The remodel of the restaurant is very comfortable and provides the atmosphere of the southwest. The bar which is small is very comfortable and supports a socialbility of friendship. For dinner, the service is excellent. The dinner consisted of some type of octopus salad and short ribs. The salad wasn't remarkable, but the short ribs were excellent. Deserts were also... More 

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Thank Keith H
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Keith H, Thank you for the great review. As the weather gets better, we are looking forward to really showcasing the bar patio expansion as we think it will become a new guest favorite! -Pam More 

Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After busy days of working, we would stop in for Happy Hour for a cocktail and appetizers. The wait staff is very friendly, the cocktails and nibbles perfect -- try the crisp calamari [melts in your mouth] and a little white sangria. Perfect when you're sitting outside by the fireplace in the Scottsdale winter. Can't wait to go back and... More 

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Thank Kimberly M
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Kimberly M, Thanks for the review! The new patio at LON's Last Drop is sure to become a favorite among locals and visitors alike for the great food, cocktails and wonderful setting. -Pam More 

Wichita, United States
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here 17 years ago when we were newlyweds, and have talked about it ever since. We decided to try it again since we're in AZ on vacation to see if it was as good as we remembered. It was better! We had the ahi tuna appetizer, short ribs, pork chop, and a lobster risotto. Everything was amazing, and... More 

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Thank Valerie C
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Valerie C, What a wonderful story! LON's is definitely an iconic restaurant that has stood the test of time by staying true to its culinary philosophy while also maintaining the highest levels of service. The inn is equally as warm and unique as LON's, so you definitely should stay here the next time you are in town. -Pam More 

Scottsdale
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is magical at night this time of year- luminarias , candles, decor add to the sheer old world. charm of the place. We ate outside on the patio under heaters. Live guitar played in the background. Service was excellent. Fried Mushroom appetizers were done perfectly, the oysters were crisp and clean, my main dish - lamb- was ok-... More 

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Thank hiptip68
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

hiptip68, Thank you for spending Christmas at LON's. We are truly appreciative of everyone who chose to celebrate the holidays with us this year! We are thrilled that with the exception of the lamb, it was a great meal. We hope to see you again in the new year! -Pam More 

Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lon's put forward an exceptional dining experience and were extremely accommodating of our need to move our reservation. We had heard good things about the food and service from other reviews and decided to dine there on a Sunday. Due to a previous engagement running long and then traffic we had to contact the restaurant twice to let them know... More 

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Thank travelin_thru12
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Dear travelin_thru12, Thank you so much for the great review. Hopefully your dinner at LON's was a great opportunity to relax after what appeared to be a long, hectic day. I am thrilled that our team was able to accommodate the changes to your reservation times. LON's truly is one of those restaurants with both exceptional food and service that... More 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This restaurant is five star. The food and service were awesome. The prices were on the high side, but worth it. The salmon & Tristan lobster were very good.

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Thank Linda E
Pam S, Guest Relations Manager at Lon's at the Hermosa, responded to this review

Linda E- Thank you for the great review. The salmon and Tristan lobster tail are always excellent choices. -Pam More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5532 N Palo Cristi Rd, The Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-7517
    (Stanford Dr. & North Palo Cristi Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: 16029557878
  • This restaurant is at Hermosa Inn

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