Dining With Notable Views


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Restaurants and bars reflect our desert setting near Tucson, AZ. Citrus from the resort’s orchard brightens breakfast at Core Kitchen & Wine Bar. Live music and pub fare come with mountain views at Ignite. Visit Cayton’s, where you can enjoy rustic and refined cuisine after a day of golf in Marana.

A Delectable Easter Brunch

On Sunday, March 31st from 11 AM – 3:30 PM, celebrate Easter in CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar with a spectacular brunch featuring a bountiful buffet, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Reservations are required, and seating is limited.
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Ignite Has Your Favorites, Old and New

Chef Byungho Paul Chung has refined Ignite’s menu to combine guest favorites such as the Buffalo Tacos, with dishes inspired by the Southwest like the Harissa Chicken, and new favorites with Asian culinary traditions like the Ignite Short Ribs and Bao Buns.

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Easter Brunch Buffet

Celebrate Easter with a spectacular brunch featuring a bountiful buffet and a visit from the Easter Bunny in the Core Kitchen & Wine Bar. Join us on Sunday, March 31st from 11 AM – 3:30 PM. Reservations are required. $145 per guest, $70 per child ages 2-12.

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Mixology Class

Experience the art of crafting exquisite cocktails through a blend of creative recipes, precise techniques, and expert knowledge of spirits and ingredients. Limited availability, Sunday – Thursday from 2 PM – 3 PM in Ignite Bar & Lounge.

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Wine Experience

Join Sommelier Rodney Remily as he leads you on a journey through different varietals paired with chef-selected gourmet cheese. Limited availability, on Tuesday and Friday with seating at 5 PM in Core Kitchen & Wine Bar.

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A bar and lounge with wood flooring and ceiling beams

Ignite Lounge & Bar

Ignite Lounge & Bar is a bustling hub for classic cocktails or afternoon iced tea with dishes from the Southwest, and Asian culinary traditions. Ignite is a sensory joy fueled by mountain views, and the warmth of a firepit. Drinks offered until 11pm.
12:00 PM-9:30 PM
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Turquesa Latin Grill

Turquesa is Spanish for Turquoise, a reflection of the infinity edge swimming pool the restaurant looks over. Turquesa Latin Grill offers pool-goers, and guests, patio dining at the foot of the Tortolita Mountains.
11:00 AM-4:00 PM
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CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar

Core Kitchen and Wine Bar

CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar features six dining venues including three outdoor terraces with beautiful desert and mountain views, the main dining room, the exclusive Chef’s table, and a private dining room.
7:00 AM-11:00 AM, 5:30 PM-9:00 PM
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Cayton's Restaurant

Cayton’s namesake comes from the rancher who had once worked this land. Now, Cayton’s restaurant at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain serves rustic and refined cuisine rooted in Southern tradition, and an extensive selection of regional craft beers.
11:00 AM-8:30 PM
Food and Beverage at Dove Mountain


Start your morning in a café like setting, with doors that open onto the resort citrus orchard. Guests love our coffee, smoothies, and fast breakfast favorites.
6:00 AM-12:00 PM
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Ignite, one of the most spirited live music venues and cocktail bars in Marana, AZ, is a sensory delight, fueled by stunning views of Tucson, live music, the warmth of a firepit and imaginative cocktails that taste like no other. The resort's fire-themed lobby bar is the heart of the hotel, a bustling hub where guests enjoy afternoon iced teas with lunch, along with classic cocktails and new concoctions served by a charming team of mixologists. The gastropub fare is creative yet simple. Ignite also features an extensive array of smoky single malt scotches and whiskeys from around the world.

  • Sushi Bar and Sake available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Memorable views of nearby Wild Burro Canyon

  • Indoor and outdoor seating

  • Join us daily around the fire pits to celebrate “The Legend of the Spirit of Adventure,” the story of a Hohokam brave, followed by traditional Native American flute music.


Core Kitchen & Wine Bar

CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar is unique among Dove Mountain restaurants as it embraces True American Cuisine that is approachable, innovative and inspired by Sonoran and regional influences with a contemporary design inspired by the vibrant colors of the earth. CORE features a menu focused on regional sustainable cuisine and local growers. The menu is complemented by an extensive wine list, making this upscale wine bar in Tucson an oenophile’s delight. CORE also has its own 42-tree citrus orchard, including oranges, Minneola tangelos and red grapefruit trees, from which guests can seasonally pick their own fruit for morning libations.

Additional Information

  • Breakfast, daily, 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.

  • Dinner, Tuesday – Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Reservations are required. 

  • Wine Tasting Experience, Tuesday and Friday, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

  • Seasonal menu changes 

  • Nearly 500 bottles of wine

  • Casual Attire

Wine Experience at Core Kitchen & Wine Bar

Tuesday and Friday evenings | Seating is at 5 PM. Led by sommelier Rodney Remily, enjoy different varietals during this educational journey accompanied by the Chef’s selection of cheeses. Please note this is open to guests 21 years of age or older only. Reservations recommended. Please contact CORE at (520) 572-3074 to learn more.

A chef stands over a presentation of a steak and glass of wine
A chef stands over a presentation of a steak and glass of wine