Sjaelland Restaurants

The Capital Grille

Address: 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016
$$ Top 10
Classic mahogany furnishings and refined touches in the Capital Grille’s décor complement the equally refined and welcoming menu of rich dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and a proud array of side dishes. Located in Baltimore Fashion Park, this meat-centric eatery boasts a club-like atmosphere in the main dining room and a patio by which to savor balmy Phoenix nights. The Wagyu Beef Carpaccio is seductive, the Bone-In Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin is captivating, and the Seared Citrus Glazed Salmon is simply invigorating. And while dishes like these demand attention, the thoughtful selection of side offerings has earned its own fan …

Tomaso's

Address: 3225 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
Tomaso's
$$ Top 10
Be seated among authentic Tuscan country brickwork columns and gaze at original artwork by Aldo Luongo, as you are skillfully and eloquently served genuine regional Italian cuisine. Tomaso’s has been indulging its guests for over 30 years and that experience shines through in the food as well as the service. With our ever-changing tastes, it is not often that a restaurant excels for 30 plus years, but Tomaso’s has remained steadfast in their commitment to serve fine Italian cuisine and they have been rewarded for their efforts. Along with a James Beard Award, Tomaso’s has been given 4.7 out of …

The Wild Thaiger

Address: 2631 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Wild Thaiger
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As the cooling mist falls from the Wild Thaiger’s expansive covered patio, one may feel as though he or she has found a true tropical oasis in the heart of Phoenix. This authentic Thai cuisine restaurant hopes to please every palate with its relaxing décor and made-to-order menu. Fans of fiery fare will revel in dishes that highlight the heat of the Thai chili, while more sensitive mouths will appreciate that they may order on the conservative side of spice. And vegetarians delight – tofu and veggie substitutions are offered in many dishes.

The Melting Pot

Address: 3626 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044
The Melting Pot
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One may argue that the best experiences in life involve some variation of molten cheese and/or chocolate, and The Melting Pot agrees wholeheartedly. Savory morsels of fresh meats, chicken, seafood, and veggies are presented for diners to dip and indulge on how they please -- and sweet touches like fruits and cookies are complemented by an array of chocolate dips. A meal with a special someone becomes infinitely more romantic when sharing is involved; and any communal dining experience with a table of happy eaters promises to be a memorable one.

Kincaid's

Address: 2 S. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Kincaid's
$$$ Top 10
Recalling the traditional fish, chop, and steakhouse, Kincaid’s puts a modern spin on timeless dishes. With warm, plum colors and rustic wooden tables, the décor is inviting and comforting. Executive Chef Jonathan Cullen's juicy, signature Rock Salted Roasted Prime Rib of Beef is marinated for 28 days then slow roasted under a mountain of rock salt. For seafood lovers, there is a wide selection ranging from New England Clam Chowder to Seafood Linguine. Not to be overshadowed, Kincaid’s drink selection offers an impressive variety of cocktails, mojitos and wines; understandably, happy hour is one of the most popular times for …

BLT Steak

Address: 5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
BLT Steak
$$$
BLT Steak is a contemporary American steakhouse that focuses on simple, fresh ingredients specifically prepared to enhance the most natural of flavors. From traditional Beef Filets and Braised Swordfish to the American Wagyu Rib Eye, the menu at BLT Steak spares no expense to provide excellent quality for its diners. The restaurant offers an impressive wine selection, which has won the coveted “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator, and boasts a drink menu with diverse selections from scotch-blended after dinner drinks to absinthe. The BLT Steak restaurant is a must-try for seafood and steakhouse enthusiasts, alike.

Cork

Address: 4991 S. Alma School Rd, Chandler, AZ 85248
Cork
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Located in the Promenade at Fulton Ranch on the outskirts of Chandler, Cork is a culinary gem. Owners Robert and Danielle Morris created Cork because of their own love of sampling and sharing food. Cork specializes in a “small plates-style,” small portions and prices, offering each diner a chance to try, and share, multiple culinary adventures. Try the Pan-Roasted Ostrich or the Braised Rabbit Pot Pie, and enjoy something from the extensive, Wine Spectator-award-winning wine list. For a full-sized, traditional meal with bottomless Mimosas or Bellinis, join Cork for Sunday brunch.

Brio Tuscan Grille

Address: 15301 N. Scottsdale Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85254
Brio Tuscan Grille
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At Brio Tuscan Grille, “La Dolce Vita,” or “living the good life” is a priority! Specializing in steaks, house-made pastas and flatbreads, this restaurant offers generous portions served family-style, making it an excellent choice for large groups and private parties. The spacious dining room with large column archways represents the open Tuscan country, where villas were built purposefully to avoid the stresses of busy city life. Upon entering Brio Tuscan Grille, guests are encouraged to escape from the pressures of the day and celebrate with delicious flavors, fresh ingredients, and the company of friends and family.

Voce Ristorante and Lounge

Address: 9719 North Hayden Road, Phoenix, AZ 85258
$$$
At Voce Ristorante, guests enjoy blissful authentic Italian meals, exciting cocktails, and live entertainment in a swanky venue. Chef Michael Lepore prepares exquisite Italian cuisine using the freshest ingredients, to please the palates of diners from all walks of life. Many celebrities and athletes have graced the restaurant, such as Shaquille O’Neal, Sinbad, Muhammad Ali, and Frankie Valli to name a small few. An impressive interior begins with the vibrant red foyer and purple-toned, leather booth lounge area parallel to the bar seating, and table seating all leading guests to the back of the building where the magic happens. The …

Blanco Scottsdale

Address: 6166 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Blanco Scottsdale
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Clean, minimalist design and modern Mexican fare make fitting bedfellows at Blanco, in Scottsdale. Classic dishes are reinterpreted and reenergized with unique ingredients and fresh flavors, while the bar mixes up refreshing libations featuring 30 premium tequilas, fresh seasonal fruit, and an impressive selection of beers and wines. Menu favorites include the Roasted Chicken and Poblano Chile Cheese Crisps, the Crab and Shrimp Ceviche, the Roasted Vegetable Tacos, and the Brown Sugar Caramel Flan. With the ultra-chic décor, satisfying cuisine, and lively bar, it’s no wonder Blanco is the place to be.

Chart House Restaurant

Address: 7255 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Chart House Restaurant
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The Chart House Restaurant is a distinguished dining spot in this esteemed city of Scottsdale. Overlooking a charming, scenic lake, the view adds a breathtaking and relaxing treat to the already fantastic dining experience. The food alone is reason to visit, with a menu full of steaks, shrimp plates, prime rib, various fish entrees, salads, and delectable desserts. American fare is masterfully transformed from ordinary classics to extraordinary creations on each plate that exits the kitchen. The waterfront location overlooking Camelback Mountain makes Chart House a great place to escape the Arizona heat for a delightful meal.

Caffe Boa

Address: 5063 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044
Caffe Boa
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Caffe Boa, founded by Scott Rennard in 1995, has been a long-time Valley favorite with numerous positive reviews and awards. We offer only the highest quality of food with an emphasis on fresh, organic, and locally grown produce. Caffe ‘Boa’ in Portuguese means ‘Good.’ We strive to give you the best possible dining experience with exceptional food and service. We provide a full-service menu along with a wide selection of wines, beer on tap, specialty martinis, great bar happy hour Monday through Fridays 3:00-6:00 pm at our bar and much more.

Old Chicago - Chandler

Address: 2950 E Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286
Old Chicago - Chandler
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
Craft beer isn’t just a trend to us. It’s a way of life. After 40 years of serving up the highest quality beers, great food and good times, the vibe at Old Chicago keep getting better. Since 1976, we’ve been committed to innovation and excellence in craft beer, pairing those picks with delicious dishes, and delivering to our guests genuine Chicago-style goodness. From our food and drink menus to our energetic staff and friendly atmosphere, Old Chicago is the place to discover unique specialty brews, enjoy delicious pizzas and unique entrées, while celebrating with friends.

The VIG

Address: 4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85018
The VIG
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A contemporary and innovative culinary gem of Phoenix is The VIG. The VIG is a modern bar and lounge accompanied by a full kitchen. Their culinary creations display international influences and their drink menu is extensive. VIG offers its guests a substantial wine list organized by flavor palate from sweet and “easy to drink” to full bodied and more intense. They also have a comprehensive list of cocktails and beers. The VIG has outdoor seating and a relaxed atmosphere. This is a great place to bring a date or simply enjoy time with a group of friends.

The Lost Leaf

Address: 914 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Lost Leaf
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A favorite among locals, The Lost Leaf, stands out as a cozy neighborhood bar. This house/ art gallery turned bar serves a wide variety of beers and around 20 different wines. The Lost Leaf has a comfortable and Bohemian feel that is fantastic place for conversation with friends old and new. This venue comes complete with wooden flooring and a copper bar. Leaf also hosts live music nightly as well as frequent poetry readings and improve nights. This bar is open 365 days a year and has a drink menu that includes gluten free beers and ciders as well as …

The Roosevelt Tavern

Address: 816 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Roosevelt Tavern
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Established following the renovation of a house built in the 1900s, The Roosevelt Tavern is located in the heart of Phoenix’s art district. This house turned restaurant and bar features a full kitchen and bar along with couches and tables which contribute to the homey feel. This tavern serves American style cuisine and offers a substantial variety of beers, brewed locally and nationally, in addition to wines. The décor is sharp, savvy, minimalist, and contemporary. Lighting is provided by an array of candles and chandeliers. They even have happy hour pasta night every Thursday and wine and beer specials.

Hanny's

Address: 40 N. 1st Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Hanny's
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A ground breaking architectural structure and originally a department store, Hanny’s is now one of Phoenix’s premiere restaurant and bar combinations. Hanny’s is open for late night dining daily with the kitchen cooking until 1am and the bar pouring until 130am! The building’s architectural novelty, strength, and history are reflected in the design and layout of the restaurant/bar itself. The décor is modern and chic with its marble tables, wooden chairs, and leather booths. The flirty drink and food menus entice an excite guest’s taste buds with their unique flavor combinations and drink variety.

Bomberos

Address: 8801 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020
Bomberos
$$ New
If you’re looking for a South American experience, search no further than Phoenix’s Bomberos café & wine bar. Spanish for firemen, this bistro appropriately resides in an old firehouse. Their cuisine is contemporary Latin and South American. The atmosphere is infused with history and the menu holds a great deal of variety. Bomberos is open early in the morning for that “wake-up –call” of a latte you need Monday morning as well as for brunch, lunch, dinner, and drinks. They have an indoor and outdoor patio on which to dine as well as wine tastings the first Monday of the …

D.VINE

Address: 101 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85207
D.VINE
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Passionate about wine? Phoenix’s D.VINE bistro and wine bar certainly is. They firmly believe in showcasing their incredible passion for fine wine, eclectic cuisine, and outstanding service. This trendy wine bar has 2 locations and serves over 40 wines by the glass and even more by the bottle. D.VINE’S cuisine has a European flare with an Italian emphasis. Their food is fresh, innovative, and new. D.VINE also hosts performances by local musicians and has extended their happy hours to 4 and 5 hour blocks. Their décor is chic and modern and their staff is extremely knowledgeable about the wines available. …

Prado Restaurant and Bar

Address: 4949 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Prado Restaurant and Bar
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Bask over the breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain as you sip on your favorite vintage, all while swooning over a dish of fine Italian fare at Prado, in the InterContinental Montelucia Resort and Spa. This signature restaurant presents guests with lavish surroundings by which to enjoy a decadent menu of Andalusian-inspired cuisine painstakingly prepared in wood-fired brick ovens. Sweeping arches, vibrant mosaic tiles, and sun-steeped elegance provide a fitting backdrop for an array of rustic Italian specialties that embody Chef Urciuoli’s passion for the Slow Food Movement. Appropriately enough, time may just slow down for you as you savor every …