Shea Corridor Restaurants
ElementsAddress: 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 …
Fogo De ChaoAddress: 6300 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Authentic Brazilian churrascaria barbeque meets chic and contemporary décor at Fogo De Chao, in Scottsdale. This fulfillingly festive steakhouse presents guests with the awesome opportunity to not only see their prime-cut meats and other specialties cooked table-side, but also savor as much of it as they like. Like a speedway of culinary delight, your signal of the green sign on the table instructs the dishes to begin coming – and they don’t stop coming until you signal ‘red.’ Accompanying their delectable spread of 15 different meat options is a similarly impressive gourmet salad bar. And don’t forget to wash it …
Chart House RestaurantAddress: 7255 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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.
Roka AkorAddress: 7299 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Voted one of the top 10 sushi restaurants in the U.S. by Bon Appetit Magazine , Roka Akor surpasses the average sushi joint with its unique robata grill. The robata grill is a traditional, tiered open grill that uses bincho tan, a particular type of coal found only in the Japanese fishing town of Wakayama that brings out the natural flavor of the grilled ingredients. Also unique to Roka Akor are their signature Schochu tonic cocktails, made with fresh fruit and a liquor resembling vodka that dates back to 14th century Japan. With a 12 course prix fixe menu that …
Il TerrazzoAddress: 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.
J&G SteakhouseAddress: 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Located in the luxurious relaxation haven, The Phoenician Resort, J&G Steakhouse exceeds expectations with class, glamour and breathtaking views. Weather visiting for business or leisure, J&G Steakhouse offers guests a sophisticated setting to wine, dine, drink and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Wide open windows give guests a gorgeous backdrop, while the interior is equally impressive; sprinkled with stunning sparkling chandeliers, sheer curtains, richly dark tables and walls, and an overall lavish ambiance. Escape the ordinary and enjoy an extraordinary meal in an unforgettable setting at J&G Steakhouse.
Blanco ScottsdaleAddress: 6166 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
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.
PoshAddress: 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.
Rancho PinotAddress: 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.
Alto RistoranteAddress: 7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Housed in the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, absolute comfort, leisure and relaxation should be the goals of all guests, and dining at Alto Ristorante only adds to the long list of luxury offered here. This restaurant serves flavorful Italian cuisine in the form of seasonally inspired dishes. Diners can sit indoors or enjoy the terrace fire pits outside to fit their comfort preferences in the calming atmosphere. Completing the food fairytale that is Alto Ristorante, gondola rides are available in the waterways surrounding the property, complete with a singing gondolier; an absolutely wonderful Italian experience …
TaggiaAddress: 4925 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
$$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Adjacent to the Firesky Resort and Spa in Old Town Scottsdale, Taggia Restaurant brings a tropical feeling to the otherwise dessert location. Coastal Italian cuisine in the form of salads, pizzas and pastas is prepared with fresh ingredients, such as seafood, flown in daily. Guest can relax under the peaceful sky, or dine in comfort indoors for a calm and enjoyable meal in their preferred atmosphere. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Taggia can accommodate any meal for any occasion from business dinners to social occasions and any other memorable moments life may bring. The warm atmosphere, attentive staff, and …
The TerraceAddress: 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 …
Palm CourtAddress: 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 …
Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini BarAddress: 6137 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Named by Phoenix Magazine as one of the 25 Top New Restaurants, Blue Wasabi Sushi and Martini Bar stands out as a hip place to grab a bite and a drink or two. With a menu boasting original, clever and appetizing traditional and signature sushi rolls, such as the Red Hot Chili Pepper roll and the Badda Bing roll, Blue Wasabi Sushi and Martini Bar is also known for their cocktail menu, complete with signature drinks, wine by the glass and premium sake, warm or chilled. The interior is dimly lit with a magnificent glass light wall, similar to a …
Roaring ForkAddress: 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.
Lons' at the HermosaAddress: 5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
The Arizona of another era is captured in the architecture, art, and cuisine of this state’s last authentic hacienda. Named after the famed artist Alonzo (Lon) Megargee, and once his home and studio, this historic hand-built ranch house is now home to an American cuisine menu that plates similarly artful presentations. Chef Michael Rusconi skillfully wields bold flavors and intriguing combinations to showcase a multitude of dishes found throughout the region. Highlights include dishes like the Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spinach, the Grilled Beef Tenderloin, and the Alaskan Dungeness Crab Salad. And we mustn’t forget the award-winning wine list that …