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Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
+1 866-328-0091
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218
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Reviewed yesterday

This was some of the best duck I've experienced done is perfect sauces and served with generous portions of both leg and breasts. The added sides and appetizer of Jumbo Shrimp made this a real dining delight. And the best part is the view of...More

Thank ChsTravelers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Elements nourishes your body and mind. It is a very beautiful restaurant located on the grounds of the Sanctuary Resort, which is carved in Camelback mountain. There l attended a private event and it was my first bite at the Elements. We had a...More

Thank Emmanuelle d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Okay, so you kind of have to buy into the premise of this place, it’s ridiculously ritzy and you have to just play along with the silliness of it all. And that includes the obscene prices. That being said, the view is phenomenal, the decor...More

Thank tessabel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed in Elements. The view is lovely of course, but the restaurant was very warm, the music from the bar spilled over into the restaurant and made conversation difficult. I felt the service was very average and my husband's day boat fist was...More

Thank Barb H
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. We are so sorry to hear that your meal was not the five-star experience we expect to provide. We appreciate your feedback about the music volume from the bar and will be addressing that with the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Elements while staying at the resort with friends. Overall, the food was excellent and you will not leave hungry. And it's a beautiful setting even without the views. Our service was very slow, at least initially. We sat for over 5...More

Thank trm1745
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. While we are happy to hear that the food and setting really impressed, we are truly sorry for the service issues you encountered. We completely understand how slow service can ruin an otherwise great meal, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting the Sanctuary at Camelback but it will not be our last! Element is one of the best restaurants in Phoenix. The food was amazing, the service perfect, and the view should not be missed.More

Thank cera0910
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us during your recent visit to Sanctuary. We are delighted you had such a wonderful meal and that elements really stood out among all the wonderful restaurants in the Phoenix area. It is great to hear that the setting, food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. The food was just amazing. Be prepared for large portions. My husband and I ate around 1:45pm and wound up canceling our 7pm dinner plans because we were still full from lunch. The next morning we ordered breakfast in our room; it showed up...More

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

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. We are delighted you had such a wonderful and memorable meal with us. It is great to hear that your lunch was so delicious and that your breakfast with us lived up to the same excellent...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were originally planning to just go up for cocktails and sunset, but decided to stay for dinner. The bar and outdoor area are both very comfortable, excellent service, lovely food - great cocktails. While Elements is on the high side, never felt like we...More

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

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. We are glad you were able to stay and have a meal with us after watching the sunset and enjoying cocktails at the bar. It sounds like you had a wonderful meal and lovely evening, which...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been awhile, since my wife and I had dined at elements (not sure if the lower-case “E” is still the correct spelling?) at the Sanctuary Resort, nestled up a hill, at about the Phoenix/Scottsdale border. We had visited many times (was the site...More

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

Thank you for returning and dining with us here at elements. We are delighted that you and your guests had such a wonderful and enjoyable meal with us. It sounds like your meals, with a few small exceptions, were all extremely enjoyable and that you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dining experience at Elements was excellent. We had a party of eleven and our waiter was professional and at ease. The salmon was absolutely amazing--tasted like it was caught wild the same day. The duck was very good also. Overall, this restaurant was somewhat...More

1  Thank amf660
Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us here at elements. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful and memorable meal with us. It is great to hear that the service was excellent and that the salmon and duck were both delicious. We are happy...More

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Nancy H
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
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
8 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
USD 50 - USD 75
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: +1 866-328-0091
  • 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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