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5815 Trinity Pkwy. (Rte. 29) Send to Phone
THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES TO COPPER CANYON GRILL. Some of the best food this side of the Rockies.

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Redrock Canyon Grill Restaurant Review

: THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES TO COPPER CANYON GRILL. Redrock Canyon Grill dispels the myth that all chain restaurants serve cookie-cutter food: the food here is outstanding. Indeed, dining here is something of an experience, since its structure and décor are designed to recall the red rocks of the American Southwest. At the dark red-stone entrance, a well shoots up a jet of flame, an unusual welcome at any restaurant. Inside, subdued chaos reigns, with crowds waiting for seating and hanging out in the bar area. Fortunately, an outdoor terrace takes the overflow for alfresco dining. Besides offering several offbeat appetizers and entrées, the menu itself displays an interesting though abbreviated wine list, about which your waiter will happily discourse. Wine is one thing, but here, food takes precedence. We applaud the tortilla soup, a robust dish packed with Tex-Mex flavors, and the appealing stuffed poblano chile, a triumphant twist on Mexico's classic chile relleno. Here, the chile is packed with shredded chicken and grilled vegetables, black beans and two different cheeses, battered and deep-fried, then served with a final swirl of chipotle sour cream as garnish. As for entrées, fresh fish garners high praise, and so do the remarkable and lavishly generous slab of ribs. Save room for dessert: the Key lime pie, oozing with a creamy lime filling, is devastatingly delicious.


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