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Zane Grey Country Barbecue at Kohl's Ranch Lodge

) #15 of 51 Restaurants in Payson ££ - £££ American, Pizza
Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson, AZ 85541
+1 928-478-5174
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
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American, Pizza
££ - £££
Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson, AZ 85541
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner at this restaurant which I wasn't real impressed with, but breakfast the next morning was delicious! Wished we would have ate breakfast there every morning. Loved the rustic surroundings!

Thank cindyt_93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I had a meal here one evening. It happened to be buffet night, so we gave it a try. The BBQ was good, but nothing to write home about. We thought it was odd that even though it was a buffet, we...More

Thank PhlegmMaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday night was live music in the saloon so we ate there. Service was very good. Shared a full rack of ribs with my husband, and I ordered a side salad. Everything was cooked perfectly and fresh. Other family members had the prime rib and...More

Thank MaverickKruse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is friendly and the food is delicious! Our favorites are the adult mac and cheese, chicken fingers, and the prime rib sandwich. They also have AZ beers on tap which are great. Thumbs up!

1  Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very quaint and delightfully decorated. Owners are very friendly and food is great. It's located on Main Street and we stopped after touring the Zane Grey house and museum.

Thank BoomerRhonda
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem outside of Payson in the pines. Outside seating offered. Food was very good great atmosphere and beers where cold!

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This review is actually for the "saloon," since the restaurant was closed on the weeknight we decided to dine at Kohl's Ranch Lodge. My wife was disappointed that the chicken was not available, so she ordered the brisket. The portion was generous, but the meat...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Prices are a bit high, but the burgers are awesome.Service here is excellent and the place is spotless. We will be back.

Thank seaglass427
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Having been an international foodie I find this restaurant to be an exception... the cuisine presentation and quality is impressive. We decided to check out Zane Grey as there had been good reviews of the place and it would be sad if we did not...More

1  Thank NyonyaLady
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We have spent the week here at the lodge, so we've got had the opportunity to spend quite a bit of time in the restaurant and saloon both. The food is yummy, the beer is excellent on tap, and the staff are friendly and attentive....More

Thank Boombastyk
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Zane Grey C | Property representative |
We offer gluten free bread and tortillas, and often our soup of the day is gluten free. Please ask your server when you are here and they will be happy to assist you. Thank you.
14 May 2015|
Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
Yes as they have outside sitting. Entire property is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kohl's Ranch Lodge Road, Payson, AZ 85541
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: +1 928-478-5174
Zane Grey Country BBQ is located inside Kohl's Ranch Lodge, near Tonto Creek in the largest Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. Our menu is simple, authentic smoked "Barbecue & Great House Made Pizza."
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