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Wandering Horse Buffet

9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
+1 480-850-7777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“crab legs” (25 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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9800 E Talking Stick Way, Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what happened in the past year, but the weekend seafood buffet is going in the wrong direction. The oysters looked and tasted less than fresh, the stone crab was very dry, there was no calamari and the New England clam chowder very bland....More

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The flavors were better then alot of casino buffets but it lookes like alot of repeat items used on several ways. Didnt see anything special certainly not crab legs. $70ish for 2 adults and 1 child on a Tuesday night...but we were able to use/apply...More

Thank TammyP-KS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They hav huge variety of veg and non veg meal, salad, pasta, pizza and desert.. staff is friendly and will explain you in case you need detail ingredients.

Thank Vishal M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a bit meat outconcerned about the price of this buffet but overall it is worth it. There is large crab legs already cut so you do not need to fight to get themeat out. Prime rib, Ham, chicken and much more. We did...More

Thank donaldmoss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Standard buffet offerings, I wish they had a bit more variety. The food was tasty but nothing that I would necessarily crave or think about returning for. The kiddos were amazed by dessert selection. Our waitress wasn't around much and went much time with empty...More

Thank Daya411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This brunch was extremely well appointed. We enjoyed the crab legs, sushi, peel 'n eat shrimp, along with a variety of hot plates (including goat),cheese platters, pastas, fish, and meat dishes, salads, and soups. There did seem to be a flair for asian foods (...More

Thank MiffieS
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Probably just above average of your typical casino buffet. Food decent, not a crazy amount of choice like a vegas buffet, but fine

Thank zambian75
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I took my parents to the Wandering Horse Buffet in early June while visiting from Maryland. My Arizona family loves this place, and I can certainly understand why! The quality and wide range of food choices is remarkable. The seafood bar is particularly excellent with...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great Sunday Brunch in Scottsdale. Endless choices of food, while maintaining excellent quality. Best seafood this side of Boston. Chef Noe, his staff of chefs and staff are dedicated to ensure your enjoyment. Dietary restrictions? No problem! Just inquire how they could accommodate your needs....More

Thank thegierons
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went around 5 a clock in the middle of the week so it was not packed. But it did take about 15 minutes after I had sat down for someone to come over and ask for my drink order. After that I was up...More

Thank Magaliv86
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Questions & Answers
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.
12 March 2016|
Response from ArizonaReadytogo | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there on Sunday. On a Wednesday I liked it but it was not over the top.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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 85256-2700
  • 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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