7135 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
$$ Top 10
At Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace, the Mediterranean meets California, with a fresh and creative menu that showcases creativity and freshness. The Fox restaurant concept offers a chic bistro setting on the Scottsdale Waterfront, with a bright and colorful interior and an elegant outdoor setting. The menu pulls on the best from California and Mediterranean cuisine, with dishes that range from simple to stunning. Rich and luxurious desserts finish off the menu and an accompanying wine list boasts a whopping 45 choices by the glass, with a worldly array of wines from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and France along …
10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Nestled in the luxurious Four Seasons Resort, Crescent Moon showcases the vibrant cuisine and stunning geography of the region with a menu and décor specializing in the unique flavors and themes of the Sanora Desert and Mexico. A wood-burning Kiva oven and open kitchen invite guests to experience the sights, sounds, and seductive smells of their food being prepared, while the temperature-controlled outdoor space ensures enjoyable dining all year round. Innovative techniques marry seamlessly with traditional flavors on the Modern Mexican cuisine menu an can be savored for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
4800 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
For a new taste of the Old West, Roaring Fork is your Scottsdale dining destination. Bold cowboy fire meets refined modern fare in this unique approach to Western American cuisine. The menu showcases many local ingredients, open flame cooking methods, and fresh Mexican accents. This gastronomic brainchild of James Beard Award winner Robert McGrath thrives under the current leadership of executive chef Bryan Hulihee. Rugged elegance dominates the food and atmosphere. With a full bar and attentive staff, thoughtful dishes can be savored in style.
8852 E Pinnacle Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
A sophisticated, refined eating environment has been established at Mastro’s Steakhouse, while maintaining an unpretentious aura. The restaurant is completely covered in lavish, distinctive décor from the bold artful interpretations on the walls to the larger than life abstract chandelier lighting and vibrant color patterns of each room. The visual appeal is just a snapshot of what Mastro’s has to offer; the stylish dining destination is a place where guests can enjoy premium cuisine, cocktails and entertainment. Locals, visitors, and celebrities alike are drawn to Mastro’s Steakhouse for its unparalleled quality of masterful fare with atmospheric flair!
7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Luxury, elegance, leisure, and comfort are to be expected when dining at The Palm Court at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center. Gorgeous pink draped curtains and table clothes, accented with fresh pink flowers, cream-colored boquets and table runners, and black chandeliers with clear dangling crystals adorn the dining room; nothing less than glamorous. The wine collection is on display, set inside the wall and covered by glass, outlined with a decorative and delicate black wired frame. Each aspect of the aesthetic has been perfectly set in place. The menu reflects innovative American cuisine and dishes are often prepared au …
15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
$$ Top 10
Modern and urban, North brings Scottsdale the best of Italy in a carefree, lighthearted setting. The sleek, loft-like interior plays host to an array of flavor Italian creations including wood fired pizzas, inventive pastas, and savory main courses. While serious Italian staples such as Pasta Bolognese, Grilled Artichokes, and Margherita Pizza pepper the menu, many of the dishes are playful and fun. Take the Marinated Fig, Goat Cheese, & Prosciutto pizza, Fork n’ Knife Meatball & Mozzarella sandwich, and “Not your Typical” Chicken Lasagna. When any of these arrive cooked to perfection, it is impossible not to sit back and …
6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
With a shady patio overlooking the lush landscape of The Phoenician’s grounds, the Terrace is a charming retreat from everyday stresses. Inside, the lavish and warm-toned interior provides a similarly inviting and sophisticated dining environment. Chef Jose Mejia’s carefully crafted menu of Contemporary American dishes reflects the Terrace’s fresh and refreshing appeal. Sundays at the Terrace are a highlight: its elegant brunch with champagne toasts, fresh seafood, grilled entrees, homemade pastas, and assortment of desserts is a celebration of indulgence. The Terrace is a welcomed hideaway in the Scottsdale community, providing a perfect moment of serenity at any time of …
7363 E. Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
$$$ Top 10
Exciting Spanish flair is the name of the game at Pepin- from the fantastic food to Flamenco shows and Salsa and Tango dance classes! Pepin offers an extensive menu full of hot and cold Tapas for sharing, Sopas, Paellas, meat, poultry, and chicken plates, as well as a full Vegetarian menu. Flamenco shows every Friday and Saturday night include entertainment in the forms of song, dance, Palmas and Jaleos. Salsa lessons are offered on Tuesdays and the restaurant puts on a Salsa Dance every Friday and Saturday. Tango lessons are also available on Sundays. Fabulous Spanish fare and culture are …
15440 N. Greenway Hayden Loop, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Barcelona is a multi-faceted restaurant with an extensive steak, seafood and appetizer menu. After 10pm, this steakhouse transforms into a dance club, fit with live music and 2 full bars. With a well-priced happy hour, posh interior and large outdoor patio, Barcelona Scottsdale is a great source for dining, entertainment and dancing all in one.
15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Using California architecture, design and cuisine as the inspiration, The Greene House in Scottsdale will transform you to the coast without having ever left the comforts of Arizona. Driven by seasonal, artisan ingredients, the menu is ever-changing and always evolving. With a simple menu and a relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere, diners can enjoy ample outdoor seating and an uncomplicated menu. Sip one of the Greene House’s signature drinks, while dining on Spicy grilled Chicken Sandwich or Pacific Cod Fish and Chips, and you will undoubtedly be swept away by the unmistakable California consciousness.
15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
For a taste of California with Arizona style, The Greene House is the place to go. Known for using farm-fresh, seasonal and premium ingredients, the menu options here are well priced and cleverly crafted for a taste that has elements of both Southwestern styles with contemporary, Californian flare. Named after architects Charles and Henry Greene, who designed this restaurant, The Greene House takes the form of a California bungalow, providing an intimate, one-of-a-kind dining experience. What draws people back is the simplicity in design and décor, the flavor of each individual dish, and the extensive list of high-quality wines. For …
7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Desert rusticity melds with classic sophistication to create the finely balanced décor and cuisine of famed Chef Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak. Visitors to this Scottsdale oasis may be struck first by how seamlessly the architecture and décor marries natural elements like cacti and budding shrubbery with the sleek and contemporary lines of minimalist design. And diners will certainly notice how artfully Executive Chef Sean Griffin combines comfort food classics with refined technique. Dishes like the The Whole Fried Chicken For Two and the Maine Lobster Pot Pie are reassuringly familiar, yet intriguingly polished.
5700 E. McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
The five senses are held captive by the memorial dining experience this restaurant hopes to plate daily. The stunning mountain views and stylishly refined décor of the dining space entice the eyes, while the sense of taste and smell are entertained by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan’s American cuisine menu. Guests of the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa, and visitors exclusively to this fine dining spot, may savor flavors of the season all day. Sunday Brunch selections include the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and the Old Fashioned Irish Oatmeal. Dinner guests may revel in the backdrop of an awe-inspiring sunset while …
6208 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Comfort food is celebrated by Chef Chrysa Kaufman and the patrons of Rancho Pinot, where seasonal regional ingredients grace the contemporary bistro-style American cuisine menu. Chef Chrysa heads the Phoenix chapter of Slow Food, and infuses her food with the value of the dining table as the center of pleasure, culture, and community. The menu balances rustic elegance with refined technique in dishes like the Nonni’s Sunday Chicken and the Hand-Made Pasta. An extensive and thoughtful wine list accompanies the heart-warming menu, and entices the palate with selections that promise to both challenge and reward the taste buds.
7167 E. Rancho Vista Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
As is the case with most artistic endeavors, improvisational cooking can be incredibly challenging, and wildly rewarding. Chef and Owner Joshua Hebert knows firsthand how involved the task is to create a unique daily menu for his restaurant, Posh, and gladly accepts the challenge. The availability of seasonal local produce and meat largely dictate what ends up on the plate, and Chef Hebert crafts intriguing flavor combinations from every ingredient he touches to infuse each dish with a “one-of-a-kind” touch. Past favorites have included the Mushroom Braised Veal and the Red Wine Poached Salmon.
3815 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
The Mission Restaurant and Lounge has a lot to offer diners, whether it be morning, evening, or late night, and it is all available in one place. The restaurant’s brunch, lunch, dinner, and off-hours menus are each comprised of signature dishes, displaying a wide array of Modern Latin Cuisine at any time of day. Adding to the sophisticated, yet casual atmosphere, The Mission’s full Tequila Bar provides a premium collection of liquor, beer, signature hand-pressed cocktails and an extensive wine list. Whether you’re heading out for a family brunch, drinks with friends, an intimate dinner, or a late-night dessert, The …
6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club, named for Arizona’s oldest club for women, is a star within the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa. With an open-style kitchen, Executive Chef Jason Christie creates flavorful, healthy dishes. From gourmet salads boasting local organic ingredients to the nostalgic dinner entrees such as Roasted Half Chicken Provencal with fingerling potatoes, Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club offers a wide variety of options for its diners. The outdoor patios offer an incredible view of the McDowell Mountains, which complement the delicious cuisine. Situated in one of Arizona’s most luxurious spas, this eatery is ideal for a quick bite before …
7277 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Sushi Roku is a contemporary and elegant Japanese restaurant offering more than just a romantic vibe. Various forms of lighting offer an idealistically dim setting, with hanging lights above the bar, lamp shades on the walls and lit candles throughout the lounge seating area. The bar is large in size and variety, stocked with hot and cold sakes, several specialty cocktails and nine different choices of beer. Sushi Roku also offers over twenty-five choices of sushi and sashimi and over twenty combination rolls. As if the chic décor, abundant menus, tasty beverages and mood lighting aren’t charming enough, window-side tables …
6000 E. Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Home in the picturesque Phoenician Resort, Il Terrazzo celebrates fine service and dining in a lavishly appointed dining space that marries simple elegance with art deco aesthetic. Guests may visit, and linger, over three meals a day and savor the lush Sunday Brunch Buffet for a truly satisfying day. Stunning views of the resort’s manicured grounds, comfortable outdoor seating options, and numerous private dining accommodations make for personalized meal opportunities with a personable touch. Menu highlights include the Veal Ravioli, the Berkshire Pork Chop, and the Scottish Salmon.