Needle Rock Kitchen & Tap

Spectacular Mazatzal Wilderness views blend beautifully with the contemporary design and welcoming atmosphere of Needle Rock Kitchen & Tap. At the centerpiece stands a wood-fired oven where our freshly prepared artisan pizzas are crisped to perfection above a natural flame. Our new, chef-inspired menu features seasonal favorites with a regional flare, from freshly-prepared salads to grilled prime cuts, all perfectly paired with local brews, hand crafted cocktails or your favorite bottle of wine.

Congratulations to Needle Rock Kitchen and Tap on receiving outstanding accolades from OpenTable, including 2021 Diners’ Choice for “Best Scenic View” in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. Our culinary team works hard every day to earn these amazing reviews!

Needle Rock Kitchen & Tap welcomes both Members and public guests, serving up great food and good times. Make your reservation by calling 480.508.7865 today and see why OpenTable Diners love us!

OpenTable Diners' Choice Award 2022 OpenTable Diners' Choice Award 2021 OpenTable Diners' Choice Award 2020

MON-TUES | Closed
SUN | 10AM-8PM


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Eddy's Poolside

Eddy's serves up a relaxed menu with meals best accompanied by our signature drink, the Cottonwood Cooler. Open to Members only.

SUN-THURS | 10AM-3:30PM (Bar until 5PM)
FRI-SAT | 10AM-6PM (Bar until 7PM)

The Market Place

Members enjoy the perfect combination of coffee bar, sandwich shop, and neighborhood grocer. Read the paper or just grab and go.


Private Dining

The Chef’s Table is a place to share an experience with family & friends. Enjoy the option to create your own menu with the Chef.

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Weddings & Events

Verde River Golf & Social Club is an ideal wedding ceremony and reception venue for anyone seeking a stunning private event space coupled with 270 degree dramatic views of the surrounding tonto national forest.  Work with our executive culinary team to create the perfect menu for your special occasion, and allow us to ensure that your dream day is truly unforgettable.

Please Note: You do NOT need to be a Member of Verde River Golf & Social Club to enjoy our exceptional wedding & event facilities.

To learn more about whether Verde River Golf & Social Club is the venue for your upcoming event, please contact us by email or at 480.346.1132 to arrange a tour.

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  • “ Long story short, Needle Rock was PHENOMENAL! I'm excited to come back many more times. ”

    Yelp, 5-Star Review – Gayle J.

  • “ Outstanding food and ambiance!! End your dinner with the Butter Cake, best dessert ever! ”

    Yelp, 5-Star Review – Gayle S.

  • “ We have eaten at Needle Rock several times and it has always been a wonderful experience. The Chef prepares great specials and is very creative! ”

    Yelp, 5-Star Review – Doris E.

  • “ Fantastic restaurant - a must try with great food and service. Been here multiple times - same result! ”

    OpenTable, 5-Star Review – VIP

  • “ Great food, great view of the mountains. Friend and efficient staff and beautiful surroundings! ”

    OpenTable, 5-Star Review – NancyK56


28509 N Verde River Way
Rio Verde, AZ 85263

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Contact Information

Needle Rock

Phone: 480.508.7865

Eddy's Poolside

Phone: 480.508.7861


Phone: 480.346.1132


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