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Dirtwater Springs

) #11 of 53 Restaurants in Apache Junction €€ - €€€ American,
586 W Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3907
+1 480-983-3478
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“cod” (19 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
586 W Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3907
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the food is middle-shelf, but it's great fun for a "touristy" experience! The bar is really the most interesting part! Ambiance is an Old-West re-creation. Service is friendly and accommodating. Comparing apples to apples, as an "Old West Touristy experience" it's 4 stars, if...More

Thank AzRez100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this place. I have been there several times. Clean and friendly. I was also there one time when they were doing a ghost investigation, so if you like that type of stuff (I do) it is cool too.

Thank 353williamz
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Love to go to dirtwater springs for their all-you-can-eat Cod and fries! The Cod battered fresh and cooked deliciously. But the best thing I've ever had from there is their bread pudding they make it with a special secret ingredient and it's delicious you've got...More

Thank Laurie T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great ambience. You'll love the decor. Great service. Our server, Theresa, was very accommodating. But, sorry to say, the food (fish) was mediocre. Probably should have tried the steak.

Thank jcmorris
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner. Small place, exceptionally friendly staff. Good drink prices and great fish dinner. A bit pricy but "all you can eat". Will definitely go again....SOON.

1  Thank vwdog2014
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Besides having some of the best food and wonderful historic settings, Dirtwater Springs Restaurant now occupies the sight of the old Superstition Mountain Shell Station. Waitresses and staff say they can occasionally hear the ringing of the old bell that rang as customers drove up....More

Thank Apache T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have been here several times over the years and the service is usually ok. The food is kinda boring and overpriced. Drinks are average price. It just feel that it could use some better personality.

1  Thank Audra R
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is totally "no frills". That being said, the server was very funny & warm, she had great suggestions for us, and she treated us like we were the best thing to happen to her all day. The food was absolutely delicious. And how...More

Thank traveljunky88
Reviewed 27 April 2017

my husband and i love this little place! very friendly, down to earth, genuinely happy and hardworking waitstaff. cute, cozy, old-time tavern type of ambiance. good food with big portion sizes. we have eaten the fried cod here a few times and although we really...More

Thank kipepeo
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place must be at least 50 years old. The floors are patched with tin and the antiques are interesting. A group of us went for Liver and Onions and everyone raved about it. They also have all you can eat Alaskan Cod any night...More

Thank Doug M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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