Elevate your dining experience in Desert Ridge


Satisfy your cravings for everything from a casual brunch or decadent dining experience to poolside sips and small bites at our distinguished selection of restaurants and al fresco bars.

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Patio tables with string lights and lanterns above

Kembara - Now Open


Kembara is a reflection of Chef Angelo Sosa’s culinary odysseys traveling, cooking, and tasting across the broad continent of Asia with a fresh interpretation on beloved recipes that simultaneously honors the lineage and legacies of generational dishes.

5:00 PM-9:00 PM
5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tia Carmen Bar

Tia Carmen


The award-winning, Tia Carmen, by Angelo Sosa, draws inspiration from the Top Chef All-Star Sosa’s aunt to create a menu of inventive Southwestern flavors that honors local farmers. We're open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

6:30 AM-2:00 PM, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
6:30 AM-2:00 PM, 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
6:30 AM-1:00 PM, 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
6:30 AM-1:00 PM, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Twenty6 lifestyle



Unwind in Phoenix at this chic lounge and bourbon bar. After a full day in Desert Ridge, meet friends for happy hour or pre-dinner libations while you take in breathtaking views amidst casual outdoor seating. Outside food and alcohol is not permitted.

4:00 PM-12:00 AM
11:00 AM-12:00 AM
fire and wine

Meritage - an urban tavern


Located next to Wildfire Golf Club, Meritage restaurant invites you to a sophisticated urban tavern serving a deliciously diverse dining menu alongside more than 15 different craft beers from Arizona.

11:00 AM-5:00 PM
11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Indoor tables overlooking outdoor spa pool

Revive Spa Bistro


A perfect accompaniment to your spa experience, the flavorful, fresh and healthy menu at Revive Spa Bistro is the ideal way to nourish your body and spirit in Desert Ridge. Join us for casual dining seven days a week.

11:00 AM-4:00 PM
10:30 AM-4:00 PM
Outdoor tables and chairs with bar

Just A Splash Bar & Grill


Linger poolside with the casual dining at Just a Splash Bar. When it's time to hydrate at AquaRidge WaterPark, swim on over or enjoy a menu of cocktails, American fare and fruit smoothies in your private outdoor cabana. Outside F&B is not permitted.

11:00 AM-4:00 PM


Coffee House

Start your day in Phoenix with your favorite coffee drink at our hotel's on-site Starbucks. Or sip a glass of wine or beer while you nibble sandwiches and breakfast pastries by an outdoor firepit offering views of the botanical gardens.

6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Three tacos and drink

Desert Ridge Taqueria


Located in our AquaRidge WaterPark, open seasonal on weekends for poolside tacos.

Open for Lunch


Igniting Connections

Casually elegant with jaw-dropping views, Twenty6 is recognized as one of America’s great bourbon bars. Savor private labels, specialty and barrel aged craft cocktails, the signature JW Marriott wine program featuring 20 domestic and international wines by the glass. Pair your libations with a selection of inventive small plates and charcuterie while enjoying the panoramic vistas from our outdoor patio, where you and your friends can enjoy live music Friday and Saturday nights from 6 to 10pm. Twenty6 lounge is located on the bottom level of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. Complimentary self-parking is available on-site and valet parking is available for a fee. For more information about Twenty6, please call 480-293-2875.

Firepit Lifestyle
Meritage Steak

An Urban Tavern Evolution

Featuring American fare, creative cocktails and Arizona craft beers and microbrews, Meritage is a fun, upscale gathering spot. An outdoor patio and lawn offers a relaxing respite for happy hour and post-golf bites. For resort guests, club members and the Desert Ridge community, we are also a favorite neighborhood gathering spot providing a casual vibe within a contemporary, industrial setting.

MERITAGE - Semi Private Dining Room

Events at Meritage

Ignite the appetite for the exceptional. For large party functions and private events, reach us by calling 480-293-3681 or email at mayra.oharris@marriott.com. Our professional planners will help coordinate everything needed for an exceptionally memorable event.

Cabana Suites

Poolside Rentals

Looking to enjoy our exclusive Griffin Bay Pool? Ask our poolside concierge about renting one of our twelve Cabana Cottages or Chaise Lounge Chairs for the day. Check out our upscale Lazy River Day Suites for an exclusive indoor and outdoor cabana experience with your own private bathroom.

Tube Party

Events by Just a Splash

Poolside parties and special events are a breeze at Just a Splash. Our Restaurant Sales Coordinator is here to answer all of your event questions about creating an unforgettable special event. Please contact Lexa Estrada at 480-293-2875 or email Lexa.Estrada@marriott.com and leave the details to us.

Spa Bistro

Nourishment for Body & Soul

Complement your rejuvenating spa experience with a menu focused on your wellbeing at the Revive Spa Bistro. With a healthy selection of salads, sandwiches and fruit smoothies, enjoy both indoor and al fresco dining in a tranquil setting with remarkable views of the lush resort grounds. Beer, wine and crafted cocktails are also available.

Spa Lifestyle
Just a Splash Bar & Grill

Poolside Eats & Treats

Dive into refreshing appetizers, salads and casual poolside lunch fare with featured favorites like Green Chili Burgers, Sonoran Hot Dogs and Street Tacos. Just a Splash features a full bar to enjoy your favorite beverage with your meal or snack, including signature drinks like the Kokopelli Colada––a perfect way to kick-off weekend relaxation or to catch a game on our poolside TVs. And the littles won’t be able to resist our Dirty Worm––an Oreo cookie milkshake seasoned with gummy worms. Restaurant and bar hours vary seasonally. Please contact us at 480-293-3798. Located at the main pool, Just A Splash Bar & Grill accepts all major credit cards, cash and room charges. If you're craving extra privacy, enjoy your meal in one of our cabanas, which includes a TV and Wi-Fi.

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Hula's Modern

0.1 Miles

A modern twist on the classic tiki bar and restaurant, HULA’S serves up from-scratch Island and American eats paired with award-winning tropical cocktails.
Yard House

0.8 Miles

High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.
Modern Margarita

0.9 Miles

Features a large selection of freshly made margaritas, gourmet street tacos, burgers, salads, rockin’ guacamole & sharing-plate options.
Bario Queen

1.0 Miles

Award-winning authentic Mexican fine-dining from scratch.
Copper Blues Live

1.0 Miles

Featuring live entertainment, drinks and menu.
Ocean Prime

1.1 Miles

Upscale chain known for its sophisticated decor, long wine list & classic steak & seafood menu.
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Desert Ridge

1.1 Miles

Aged beef, shellfish & happy-hour specials are the mainstays at this clubby yet casual chain.
Flower Child

1.2 Miles

Vegetarian, vegan, paleo or just hungry, Flower Child in Phoenix is the place to enjoy feel-good food in a cheery and colorful space full of feel-good vibes.
Breakfast Kitchen Bar

1.2 Miles

The cozy neighborhood place with a laid-back yet hip vibe, where dishes like Croissant French Toast, Shrimp Scampi Omelet, Churro Waffle and Keto Friendly Breakfast Pizza are just a few of the mouthwatering choices.

Frequently Asked Questions

The on-property restaurants at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa are:

Kembara - Now Open Tia Carmen Twenty6 Meritage - an urban tavern Revive Spa Bistro Just A Splash Bar & Grill Starbucks® Desert Ridge Taqueria

Yes, room service is available at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

The cuisines offered at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa are:

Mediterranean at Revive Spa Bistro Mexican at Desert Ridge Taqueria American at Twenty6, Meritage - an urban tavern, Just A Splash Bar & Grill Southwestern at Tia Carmen Asian at Kembara - Now Open Coffee House at Starbucks®
To book a table at Kembara - Now Open click here To book a table at Tia Carmen click here To book a table at Meritage - an urban tavern click here You can also call +1 480-293-5000 to place a reservation.

Breakfast is served at Tia Carmen, Starbucks®.