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Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253-5218 (Tatum)
+1 480-607-2300
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07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 07:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice, clean and well maintained, if a bit dated in style. NO Wifi which is crazy to me in 2016. I like to catch up on my random internet-ing while by the pool for a few hours before my treatment and I ended up using a ton of data.

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Rowz1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The absolute best view of Scottsdale! We went there for Sunday Brunch, could not of been more impressed! The views were breathtaking, the food to die for, and excellent service. Even though we there for brunch, it was obvious that it was also great dinner spot. Lots of outside seating, and very "Trick" bar. I wish our visit was longer... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for Sunday Brunch. We are very happy that you had such a wonderful meal and really enjoyed the views the restaurant offers. It is great to hear that the food lived up to setting. We hope you will come back and dine with us for dinner and get the full sunset experience the restaurant offers.... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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156 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Elements. We were a group of 6 for Thanksgiving dinner. The restaurant was steady but not packed. Our appetizers were all served on hot plates, but salads were not served in chilled bowls and my salad came with no dressing on it. The real disappointment was the Thanksgiving entrée. The plates were not heated... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving with us here at elements. We are so sorry that your meal did not live up to either yours or our expectations. We always want to provide our guests with a memorable and delicious meal, especially on special occasions, which it sadly sounds like we did not achieve. We do sincerely apologize for... More 

Paradise Valley, Arizona
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're interested in an amazing dinner spot with incredibly gorgeous views of Scottsdale and a romantic atmosphere, look no further. Executive Chef Beau MacMillan is simply the best and he offers a stunning menu that will satisfy every palate. If you're an out-of-towner looking for the best of Scottsdsle this is your spot. Not interested in dinner, but want... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at elements and taking the time to recommend us. It sounds like you really enjoyed your meal and everything from the views to the food and service was top-notch, which we always love to hear. We are always honored by the continued support of guests like you, so thank you again.... More 

Port Orange, Florida
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I eat here every time we come to Phoenix. This is a favorite romantic restaurant in the area. The view at dusk as the sun sets and the hillside homes turn on their lights is amazing. You can sit in private booths at the glass enclosed mountain view side, outside in in the three level terrace or... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for you continued support every time you come into Phoenix. We are truly honored that you consider us one of your favorite romantic restaurants in the area. It sounds like you had another great meal and really enjoyed the views, which we always love to hear. It is always a good sign that we are doing something right... More 

Milan, Italy
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83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expectations were high at this restaurant as I live in Europe and I take award winning places seriously. It really did not disappoint. I have read mixed reviews so in the spirit of keeping it honest I will also tell you exactly what me and my companion ordered. We both also tried each other's food and agreed it was spectacular!... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at elements. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful meal and that everything lived up to your expectations. It is great to hear that each dish you tried was simple, but memorable and delicious. It also sounds like each dish was portioned perfectly, which is great to hear. We... More 

Potsdam, New York
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To start with we reserved a table and requested a window seat over 6 weeks out and did not get it. We have been here twice before over the years and had a great meal once and not so much the other so were curious enough because of the view to try again. This time we were even more disappointed.... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us again here at elements. We are so sorry to hear that your meal did not live up to your initial experience. We always want our guests to have the best possible meal and experience and apologize that we did not achieve that goal in your case. There is no excuse for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service, ask for Dan to be your waiter! The food was exquisite. You can't find a better views in Scottsdale

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us at elements. We are delighted you had such a wonderful meal and that Dan took such great care of you throughout your meal. It is great to hear that the views made a great dining experience that much more enjoyable. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We dined here for breakfasts and lunches. Eggs benedict was very good. Its a little overly complicated menu but just ask for things the way you want them and they are accommodating. We wanted a simple eggs benedict vs. a Lobster Benedict. No problem. A limited menu. Various items for lunch were a bit under flavored yet salty. Burgers and... More 

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at elements. It sounds like you enjoyed the majority of your meals with us, which we always love to hear. We do appreciate your feedback about the menu and we are glad that our team was able to accommodate your requests and get you exactly what you wanted. We really appreciate... More 

Rancho Santa Fe
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just great from food to music to the staff. Ken and Hurley are fabulous! As far add the ambience and view it is the place in Paradise Valley

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Steven L, Guest Relations Manager at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at elements. We are very happy that you had such a wonderful meal. It is great to hear that Ken and Hurley took such good care of you and that the ambiance and view helped set the experience apart. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and... 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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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: +1 480-607-2300
  • 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?