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Rita's Kitchen

) #5 of 18 Restaurants in Paradise Valley $$ - $$$ American, , Mexican
5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
+1 480-948-1700
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (43 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is such a fabulous place with the most exquisite food. The ambiance doesn't get any better and the wait staff is the best in the business. Please try them and then walk the grounds to see the most lovely flowers, hummingbirds and peaceful surroundings....More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Food was fresh and tasty with moderate prices. We ate on patio, though you can stay indoors. Nightly entertainment upped our enjoyment.

Thank activenretired
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Food was excellent, service was also very good. Recommend the calamari as an appetizer. It was too cold to eat outside, so we ate inside. The patio looked tempting however, with the many fire pits around. Menu selection was a mix of updated Mexican dishes,...More

Thank gayle p
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, scenery at this mainly open air restaurant on the Camelback property..Most convienent place to eat...not a lot of close options for lunch or casual dinner...fresh guacamole prepared at table,southwest-themed dished...all very good,,probably not gourmet quality but this is not their goal...very good ate...More

Thank T592DMthomask
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The setting itself is very nice and there are several outdoor fire pits as well as both patio and indoor seating. Service was a bit hit or miss. On one night that we went, we happened to be seated next to the kitchen and listened...More

Thank MayaChi
CstmrServiceMngr, Manager at Rita's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Thank you for your valued feedback regarding your last visit with us. As we strive for excellence, we appreciate ways of improving our guest’s experience. We look forward to your return where we can exceed your expectations.

Reviewed 24 February 2016

I use Marriott restaurants as I play golf at Camelback Golf Course and hold Marriott Cards. This place is a really good way to kick back and chill. The food and service are both excellent and the Enchiladas are worth the visit. Our Mexican waiter...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Rita's Kitchen is truly a magical place to have amazing food, delicious drinks and great atmosphere. We visited Scottsdale recently for a BIG birthday and anniversary celebration. We made Camelback Inn our headquarters and headed out to other areas so we ate at many different...More

Thank pcfrizzell
Reviewed 23 February 2016

stayed here 5 days at the JW. ate lunch at Rita's which was very good. however, this is one of the best brunch buffets we've been too. they have crab claws and shrimp cocktail which were delish. an array of specialty salads as well as...More

Thank u7mg0
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Our food was very good. The service was very friendly and responsive. Only complaint is all seemed very expensive. Desert was wonderful!

Thank TravelerKay
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We have visited the Camelback Inn for several decades but not recently. While in Phoenix recently we decided to revisit an old favorite and had lunch there. It was a joy to relive old times in a refreshed and expanded setting. Menu was great -...More

1  Thank justbill2015
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26 May 2016|
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Response from Medsales | Reviewed this property |
There were no dogs there at the time I was there, so not sure, but it wouldn't hurt to call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5402 E Lincoln Dr, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 480-948-1700
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Warm and inviting, with an ambience of casual, colorful charm, and the patterns and textures of the desert Southwest, elements exceeded only by the delicious dishes of home-style regional cuisine made with the freshest local foods and produce.
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