Rustler's Rooste

8383 S. 48th St.
Ahwatukee, AZ 85044
Best Of
Rustler's Rooste +

Courtesy of Rustler's Rooste


  • Daily 5pm-10pm
  • $$; $$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Family Style, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
Is it possible that it's been 40 years since this landmark restaurant and bar opened? It is. And what's even more impressive than Rustler's Roost's longevity is its long-time commitment to preparing and serving some of the best steaks, chops and ribs in town. Whether you're ordering a choice, center-cut Tenderfoot Filet (available in both eight-ounce Cowboy or ten-ounce Cattle Baron portions) or a Top Sirloin Rustler's Cut, you'll wind up with a plateful of the best-tasting beef this side of anywhere — and an earful of some purty darn good live country music, as well. (Fans of fish shouldn't miss the grilled salmon platter, topped with homemade honey-dill butter.) This is bar-none the most authentic cowboy grub around; for proof, look no further than the short list of Rustler's Sides: potatoes served baked, mashed, or fried. And while that's about it, you'll leave wanting more of these sides, because no one makes a potato (or a steak, or a pork chop) like Rustler's Roost.

Related Stories (4)

  • 10 Best Theme Restaurants in Metro Phoenix
    1 month ago by Sara Weber

    If Arizona restaurants are trying to demonstrate that theme restaurants aren't just for kids, then they’re succeeding. These establishments bring entertainment and delicious eats to customers of all ages and interests. There are ple...

  • 10 Best Country Bars in Metro Phoenix
    3 years ago by Chris Hansen Orf

    Practically every Western film one can think of has at least one saloon scene, a place where the sound of honky-tonk piano creates the mood, where the town folk mix with the cowboys and ranchers, the gamblers and outlaws rub shoulde...

  • 41: Michael Perry
    3 years ago by Chow Bella

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (...

  • Ten Favorite Theme Restaurants in Arizona
    3 years ago by Shannon Armour

    Because sometimes a great meal just doesn't cut it. Think about it -- what if FnB had a giant slide in the middle of the dining room? Or if Pizzeria Bianco did dinner theater? Super-fun, right? Okay, we love our upscale eateries exa...


View All

More American Restaurants in Ahwatukee

View All

More American Restaurants in Phoenix


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >