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Wandering Horse Buffet

9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
+1 480-850-7777
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“crab legs” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (27 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 10:30 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this resort and eaten at this buffet several times. But this visit they were way off their game. On a Thursday night, we drove 30 minutes to eat here and it was barely average, with very limited selections - spare even....More

Thank goldendiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a buffet restaurant the variety within categories was relatively small, but the quality actually good. Huge dessert section. Large restaurant and queues sometimes on the long side for certain dishes, especially during busy times. Will visit again.

Thank Christiaan M
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

$13 for an all you can eat buffet was a great deal! Food was fresh featuring an egg and omelet station made to order, biscuits and gravy, and all the fruit options a person could want! $7 for kids $13 for adults great family value!...More

Thank JJNizzle
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I generally only do Vegas buffets but we couldn’t decide where to go in Scottsdale and had heard this had good reviews. I was pleasantly surprised. The food was good, especially the roast - I ate at Caesars buffet a few days later in Vegas...More

Thank reiemiko
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Love to go to the buffet and then spend the evening in the casino. We have gone so many times it is hard to count. The tip is to go early about 5:30 -6 pm - after that the lines are very long. There is...More

Thank Louvain71
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for lunch. It has Italian, Mexican, and Asian selections as well as a carving station with 2 kinds of meat and a small salad bar. There’s a large desert area with many good selections. The food was ok. Nothing...More

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Online_Management, Interactive Specialist, Alena at Wandering Horse Buffet, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Greetings, thanks for dining with us and for sharing your review and feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the variety offered, the large dessert area and our friendly staff. Please feel free to let us know what you feel we could be doing better....More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had a buffet lunch that was $15 per person. The food choices were excellent and everything was fresh. Highly recommend.

Thank kman86
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I was with four friends and we all really enjoyed the lunch buffet. There were a lot of food choices and the price was so reasonable. I would definitely eat here again!

Thank Cary W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great food and service, Tristan the bartender makes excellent drinks and a good host. only problem is it closes at 9PM!

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place for weekday lunch. Price was not bad. Was not busy and got right in. Tables are in a separate room than the buffet. If you are not a fan of Mexican or Chinese food, the selection is limited. Fried chicken...More

Thank CheeseMom52
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3 December 2017|
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Response from Nick M | Reviewed this property |
Someone already beat me to it!
17 November 2016|
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Response from Treborwf | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't remember if they did offer this when I was there so I emailed them, the response from their Executive Chef was...'We do offer gluten free items since it’s such a large offering of different foods. The Chefs will... More
Lauren R
15 April 2016|
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Response from Lisa2735 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but that may be a separate charge that is not included in the price of the buffet. I know we had soda and that was included.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-3622
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-850-7777
Enjoy our expansive international buffet offering indoor and outdoor seating featuring Italian, Asian, Mexican, Mediterranean and American cuisines. The Wandering Horse buffet features live cooking stations, a fresh salad bar, a carving station, delectable desserts and a brick oven pizza kitchen.
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