2425 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016
Regarded as a popular place to go see and be seen, this contemporary American chain does what so few restaurants of its kind manage: it keeps people coming back. With a strict philosophy of using the freshest ingredients from local farms and purveyors, they serve up gracefully presented dishes in a modern setting. Stained wood, burnished brass, dim lighting, and a trendy crowd reel people in, but it’s the friendly service and delicious meat, fish, and chicken that has people returning. And if you happen to chance into one of this location—don’t forget to try their famous shoestring fries!
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.
8280 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ 85308
Delectable dishes are delivered from kitchen to table with pride. Chef Charles Wade Schwerd puts his best foot forward, using quality ingredients to create cuisine with character. Steaks are placed tableside, still cooking in a steamy iron skillet. Plates please the senses in more ways than one; teasing your taste buds and eyes, and satisfying your stomach. Chef Schwerd hand picks each menu item, so every dish is a specialty. Attention to detail is the name of his game, and he makes sure each work of art is well thought out, prepared with care, and has his personal touch, making …
5455 E. High St., Phoenix, AZ 85054
Encompassing the very best qualities of the classic supper club and complementing them with a decidedly contemporary aesthetic, Ocean Prime offers a uniquely chic and sophisticated dining experience. Surf-n-Turf is taken to an entirely new level with a menu that prizes freshness and quality above all else. Similarly, the dining space that features a covered patio terrace, cocktail lounge and piano bar, and three private rooms can accommodate practically any whim or occasion. Large parties can mingle and schmooze with ease, while couples may steal more intimate dining moments in peace.
5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
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.
2 S. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
$$$ Top 10
Recalling the traditional fish, chop, and steakhouse, Kincaid’s puts a modern spin on timeless dishes. With warm, plum colors and rustic wooden tables, the décor is inviting and comforting. Executive Chef Jonathan Cullen's juicy, signature Rock Salted Roasted Prime Rib of Beef is marinated for 28 days then slow roasted under a mountain of rock salt. For seafood lovers, there is a wide selection ranging from New England Clam Chowder to Seafood Linguine. Not to be overshadowed, Kincaid’s drink selection offers an impressive variety of cocktails, mojitos and wines; understandably, happy hour is one of the most popular times for …
122 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
This sports bar has a little something extra to satisfy your culinary cravings. At Networks Bar and Grill, the inviting atmosphere compliments the Southwest inspired menu of signature burgers, upscale bar snacks and premium beers, wines and cocktails. Located inside the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Networks Bar and Grill is a more classy spin on your average sports bar, with lush comfy couches, swanky booths for larger parties, and several large televisions on the walls—perfect for a night out or a place to watch the game.
10600 East Jomax Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Mosaic's attention to a quality dining experience is as detail-oriented as the specially commissioned tile mosaic that graces its floor. Every aspect of the restaurant is committed to excellence. Eclectic, constantly changing menus feature the culinary creations of Chef and Owner Deborah Knight, incorporating high quality ingredients and bold, creative flavor combinations. An outstanding wine selection and phenomenal service only serve to accentuate Chef Knight's talent in the kitchen. The result is a meal to remember, regardless of the season or the ingredients on the menu.
6710 E. Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
$$ Top 10
Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House presents eclectic Southwestern cuisine featuring steak, game, and seafood. The fresh seafood is offered with the choice of Asian, European, Southwestern, and Mediterranean preparations. The steak and game options are mesquite wood fired and come with a choice of sides, sauces, and starch. The restaurant also has ranch-style entrees like an Apple Chipotle BBQ Chicken Breast with spinach, crispy garlic, and caramelized onion home fries. The décor is inspired by the Old West and has an earthy feel to it. Guests can dine in the Wine Room or in the Main Dining Room by the fireplace. …
11051 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85029
Pappadeaux in Phoenix is a one stop destination for traditional and contemporary Cajun cuisine. Pappadeaux has a loud, fun, and fast-paced environment in a setting similar to a turn-of-the-century jazz bar, and the menu is complete with dishes seasoned in flavorful spices with unbeatable prices. Know for their seafood, Pappadeaux also has a variety of Cajun food that you don’t always find on your typical menu. Fried alligator? Yes indeed. Step inside the French Quarter of flavors and you might find what your taste buds have been looking for.
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.
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 …
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!
15045 N. Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Arriving at Mastro's Ocean Club restaurant in the Kierland Commons, located in Scottsdale, is a little like arriving at an opening night gala. The name of the restaurant is outlined in glowing blue light, no doubt in reverence to the color of the ocean, and a statue of four dolphins adorns the exterior entrance of the restaurant. Maestro’s Ocean Club provides a standard of service and a dining experience that is largely unmatched in today’s restaurant scene. Whether your desire is to run into a celebrity, dine on a sumptuous meal, or imbibe on the select wines offered, you won’t …
7135 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
An attentive staff and vibrant setting set the stage for a highly enjoyable dining experience. Menu items steal the spotlight at Wildfish Seafood Grille, making this an all around dreamy dining destination. Fresh seafood and steaks are prepared to order, ensuring each plate will specifically please the palate of each guest. An oyster bar provides fresh oysters straight from the dock and shucked to order as well. Guests can relax in the spacious contemporary dining room, grab a seat at the counter, or cozy up near a fire pit and prepare to enjoy a masterful culinary creation at Wildfish Seafood …
6991 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
$$$$ Top 10
Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse is a classic in the very best tradition of American fine dining. The elegant and fashionable décor comes together seamlessly, with beautiful etched glass and polished wood, custom light fixtures, and white linen tablecloths. The menu, while traditional in its emphasis on prime beef and chops, is enhanced with many contemporary twists, such as inventive sides like lobster mashed potatoes and gorgonzola mac and cheese. Located near downtown Scottsdale, Mastros provides an ideal destination for both casually chic and special occasion dining.
2576 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Steamers Genuine Seafood is the place to come for a glimpse of the sea amid the Phoenix desert. With an oyster and sushi bar, as well as an extensive menu, Steamers is serious about their seafood. Fish and shellfish are the specialty, with an array of entrees such as Blue Cheese Petrale Sole and Blackened Red Snapper, a selection of simply grilled fish, and a tempting selection of lobster dishes. However, those in the mood for turf will not be disappointed, with flavorful preparations of steak and chicken and delectable sides. An extensive and interesting wine list compliments the menu, …