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586 W Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3907
+1 480-983-3478
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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British Columbia, Canada
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Due to an increase in the minimum wage, prices jumped a bit in 2017. Happy Hour is from 2-6 PM with draft beer for $2.50/pint glass and free chips and salsa. Service is prompt and they have daily specials. All you can eat fried cod every day (but it's a little pricey). Hubby's favorite is their Reuben sandwich on marble... More 

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Missouri
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was excellent and will definitely go back. Owner is a veteran and I encourage all to support this business.

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Thank Debbie E
Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are snow birds and have been eating here for 10 plus years. My favorite was their steak sandwich with fresh potato fries. The fries are what brings me back. Last year I had two inferior steak sandwiches for $14.25 each. One was three pieces of meat that looked like scraps and the other was about 1/4" thick. Not too... More 

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Thank Jerry R
SW Colorado
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279 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Loved the fried chicken dinner I ordered. Came with cold, crispy dinner salad, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and 4 pieces of chicken. Husband order the fried catfish dinner which also came with french fries, corn on the cob and the dinner salad. Waitress was great too.

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Thank sanjuanmountains
Reno, Nevada
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279 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great location in Apache. Easy to get to and get in. Outdoor seating and live music at times. Or if you are not in the mood for music set in the front dining or bar area. Busy Friday night of a holiday weekend. I had a chicken salad and the guys with me had chicken fried steak. I only had... More 

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Thank 144Y
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Food has gone all the way downhill and the mean lady that runs it is scary. I used to come in for the chicken fried steak special. Last time I came by (and it will be the last time) I was a few minutes early and went to use the bathroom at the burger king next door. I bought a... More 

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Phoenix
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

They always have all you can eat fried fish. A little high at $15 but it's very good. Slow getting refills though. Burgers are good. Mexican food was not.

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Thank rickxxx
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have been to Dirtwater Springs several times and each time the staff has created a welcoming atmosphere - attentive, quick to make suggestions and delivers top notch service. Today I was greeted by the owner. He has owned the restaurant for 30 years. He showed me the specials board, made a few suggestions and checked on me several times... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was told how great it is, and how cool the decor is. I was sadly disappointed. Below Ave cookin(half raw fries) Ave food quality, below for tea, staff that clearly wanted to leave and we're all "hanging out" where we could clearly see we were holding them up although it was over an hour before closing. Interesting story about... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The absolute best French fries and onion rings!! So many delicious chooses...all you can eat yummy fish and fries, patty melt, French dip..so good!! Attentive wait staff. Quick service.

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Thank Linda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 586 W Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 480-983-3478

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?