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Phantom Ranch

North Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 888-297-2757
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (66 reviews)
“steak dinner” (35 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (26 reviews)
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North Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

Comfortable accomadations at the bottom of the Grand Canyon,Hearty Stew and steak Dinners and old fashioned complete American breakfasts, Dedicated staff/Knowledable rangers Great day hiking and they sell beer

1  Thank Dan H M
Reviewed 4 March 2013

this is no more than we expected . we were disappointed in no running water or showers as promised. We were offered a refund at Briight Angel Lodge only after we had flown all the way from NC Food was good but very expensive for...More

2  Thank Isaac H
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The food was great every breakfast and dinner. The service was amazing. We loved everyone that worked there was so friendly and helpful. I can't wait to go again.

1  Thank mdavis_12
Reviewed 6 February 2013

This was my 8th hike to Phantom Ranch. The Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Views from the rim are spectacular at any time of year and in any weather. However, there is absolutely nothing like hiking into the canyon...More

5  Thank speech529
Reviewed 16 January 2013

We stopped here for one night on our way hiking from the south rim to the north rim. We took the South Kaibab to the river, the Arizona trail up the north rim and took the Bright Angel back up the south rim on a...More

1  Thank Rather_Nomadic
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Neat location in canyon but $44 steak dinner? It is hauled daily via mule train was the explanation. Cheaper to just eat the mule.

7  Thank mark m
Reviewed 17 November 2012

We took the mule trip down to Phantom and spent the night in early Nov. What a wonderful experience we had, and the Phantom Ranch was a very welcome portion of our trip! Somewhere with trees, and shade, and running water, and BEER! The staff...More

6  Thank joe s
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Let's face it, you're at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, and everything is brought in via mule train! The breakfast is standard: eggs, bacon, and pancakes--all you can eat. Dinner is served at two times: 5 PM--steak & baked potato and 6:30: beef stew...More

2  Thank virginac
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Friends and I have hiked into the canyon and stayed at Phantom Ranch every 2 years for over a decade. It remains blissfully the same. Reservations are a bit of a challenge to get, but anything worth doing, is worth a little effort. The food...More

4  Thank AzCat55
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Hard to get to (Mule or hike) this out-of-the-way lodge has excellent food, cameradie, hiking in the fabulous Grand Canyon

Thank JohnM7369
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Bill E
16 May 2018|
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Response from edmondite | Reviewed this property |
Phantom Ranch is a camp with restaurant for Grand Canyon hikers. You must hike down or ride a mule to get down to it.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
I think that's right . . . except I remember there being special times when you could use the credit card. The establishment seemed to prefer cash.
Timothy G
3 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 28
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 888-297-2757
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