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Arizona Dining

Arizona is known for its diverse culinary scene, and the dining options in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area are no exception. Visitors and locals can expect various dining options catering to different tastes and budgets.

From upscale fine dining to casual restaurants, the dining options in Scottsdale and Phoenix are plentiful. The restaurants in these areas offer a range of international cuisines, including Italian, French, Mexican, and Japanese. Many of the dishes often feature locally grown ingredients. Visitors can expect unique flavors highlighting the state’s agricultural offerings.

For example, Scottsdale has hundreds of upscale restaurants that offer fine dining experiences. Many of these restaurants are in resorts and hotels and provide beautiful views of the desert landscapes. Some popular fine dining options in Scottsdale include steakhouses, seafood restaurants, and contemporary American cuisine.

On the other hand, Phoenix has more casual dining options, like trendy cafes and bistros. Visitors can enjoy everything from classic American fare to fusion cuisine that combines traditional flavors with international influences. The city has many unique culinary experiences like food trucks and street vendors that are not to be missed.

Overall, the dining options in Arizona are vast and varied, catering to a range of tastes and budgets. Whether visitors are looking for a romantic night out or a casual meal with friends, they will find a restaurant that meets their needs. With the state’s focus on using locally-sourced ingredients and unique flavors, visitors can expect an authentic and unforgettable dining experience.

Mastro’s City Hall

Steakhouse/Seafood
6991 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Offering a sophisticated setting and a menu filled with a wide variety of steaks and seafood entrees, Mastro’s City Hall is the perfect spot for a romantic evening or an elevated family dinner.

Hours: Monday: 5–9PM, Tuesday: 5–9PM, Wednesday: 5–9PM, Thursday: 5–9PM, Friday: 5–10PM, Saturday: 5–10PM, Sunday: 5–9PM

SumoMaya

Asian Restaurant
6560 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Combining the cuisines of Asia, Mexico, and South America in a variety of small plate menu items, SumoMaya invites guests to delight their tastebuds. Bring along a group to share a variety of these tapas-style plates!

Hours: Monday: 4PM - 8PM, Tuesday: 4PM - 8PM, Wednesday: 4PM - 8PM, Thursday: 4PM - 8PM, Friday: 4PM - 8PM, Saturday: 4PM - 8PM, Sunday: 4PM - 8PM

Toca Madera

Mexican, Brunch
4736 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

At Taco Madera, enjoy a modern approach to traditional Mexican dishes. Enjoy items from the Taqueria, Especiales, or Raw Bar menus while sipping on a margarita or cocktail!

Hours: Monday: 4–11PM, Tuesday: 4–11PM, Wednesday: 4–11PM, Thursday: 4–11PM, Friday: 4PM–1AM, Saturday: 11AM–1AM, Sunday: 11AM–11PM

Maple & Ash

Steakhouse/seafood – Breakfast & Brunch
7135 E Camelback Rd #130, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Maple & Ash boasts a classic steakhouse feel for dinner, oyster happy hours, and even a brunch menu complete with bottomless mimosas.

Hours: Monday: 5–10PM, Tuesday: 5–10PM, Wednesday: 5–10PM, Thursday: 5–10PM, Friday: 4:30–11PM, Saturday: 10AM–1PM, 5–11PM, Sunday:10AM–1:30PM, 5–10PM

Barrio Queen

Mexican
7114 E Stetson Dr Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

This hip restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine, house-made margaritas, and renowned guacamole that is prepared table-side.

Hours: Monday: 11AM–9PM, Tuesday: 11AM–9PM, Wednesday: 11AM–9PM, Thursday: 11AM–9PM, Friday: 11AM–10PM, Saturday: 11AM–10PM, Sunday: 11AM–9PM

Breakfast Club

Breakfast/Brunch
4400 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Start your day off right at the Breakfast Club! With everything from eggs benedicts, southwest style dishes, and specialty waffles, this dining spot is sure to satisfy everyone’s morning appetite.

Hours: Monday: 6AM–2PM, Tuesday: 6AM–2PM, Wednesday: 6AM–2PM, Thursday: 6AM–2PM, Friday: 6AM–2PM, Saturday: 7AM–2PM, Sunday: 7AM–2PM

Loco Patron

Mexican
4228 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Known for award-winning tacos, delicious margaritas, and an array of Mexican craft beers, Loco Patron is the perfect spot to grab a bite or watch the big game with a brew in hand.

Hours: Monday: 11AM - 2AM, Tuesday: 11AM - 2AM, Wednesday: 11AM - 2AM, Thursday: 11AM - 2AM, Friday: 11AM - 2AM, Saturday: 11AM - 2AM, Sunday: 11AM - 2AM

Postino

Italian/Wine Café
4821 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Share a bruschetta board with friends and family at Postino! Known for an extensive wine list and delicious snack items, this is the perfect place to relax and dine.

Hours: Monday: 11AM–11PM, Tuesday: 11AM–11PM, Wednesday: 11AM–11PM, Thursday: 11AM–11PM, Friday: 11AM–12AM, Saturday: 9AM–12AM, Sunday: 9AM–10PM

Olive & Ivy

Mediterranean
7135 E Camelback Rd #195, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

An elegant dining experience offering dishes with a Mediterranean twist, Olive & Ivy invites guests to enjoy a meal in style.
Hours: Monday: 8AM–9PM, Tuesday: 8AM–9PM, Wednesday: 8AM–9PM, Thursday: 8AM–9PM, Friday: 8AM–10PM, Saturday: 8AM–10PM, Sunday: 8AM–9PM

Culinary Dropout

American
7135 E Camelback Rd SUITE 125, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Serving up classic bar food in a relaxed setting, head to Culinary Dropout for tasty grub, craft beers, and house-made cocktails. Don’t miss out on the games and live music that make Culinary Dropout a great nightlife spot!

Hours: Monday: 11AM–10PM, Tuesday: 11AM–10PM, Wednesday: 11AM–10PM, Thursday: 11AM–10PM, Friday: 11AM–12AM, Saturday: 10AM–12AM, Sunday: 10AM–9PM

Brat Haus

American
3622 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

With an open-air patio, 28 craft beers on-tap, and European-inspired dishes, Brat Haus is an ideal spot to grab a brew or play a round of bag toss with friends.

Hours: Monday: Closed, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 11AM–10PM, Thursday: 11AM–10PM, Friday: 11AM–11PM, Saturday: 11AM–11PM, Sunday: 11AM–9PM

Citizen Public House

American
7111 E 5th Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Dig into a delicious steak or seafood dish at Citizen Public House. With a full bar complete with craft cocktails, this will be a fine dining experience to remember in Scottsdale!

Hours: Tuesday: 4–9PM, Wednesday: 4–9PM, Thursday: 4–9PM, Friday: 4–10PM, Saturday: 4–10PM, Sunday: Closed, Monday: Closed

Craft 64

Italian
6922 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Share a tasty wood-fired pizza made with farm-fresh local ingredients at Craft 64. Thirsty? Enjoy wine and beer that are also locally sourced!

Hours: Tuesday: 12–9PM, Wednesday: 12–9PM, Thursday: 12–9PM, Friday: 12–10PM, Saturday: 12AM–10PM, Sunday: 12–9PM, Monday: 12–9PM

Fat Ox

Italian
6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Enjoy hand-crafted Italian dishes with a modern twist at Fat Ox. From house-made pastas to enticing entrée dishes, there is something for every appetite.

Hours: Tuesday: 4:30–9PM, Wednesday: 4:30–9PM, Thursday: 4:30–10PM, Friday: 4:30–10PM, Saturday: 4:30–10PM, Sunday: Closed, Monday: Closed

Twisted Grove Parlor & Bar

American
8220 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Offering classic American dishes with a modern flair, enjoy familiar dishes that will delight your tastebuds at Twisted Grove.

Hours: Tuesday: 11AM–9PM, Wednesday: 11AM–9PM, Thursday: 11AM–9PM, Friday: 11AM–10PM, Saturday: 11AM–10PM, Sunday: 11AM–9PM, Monday: Closed

The Mission

Latin American
3815 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Head to the Mission and dig into modern Latin dishes for lunch, dinner, and even weekend brunch! From tacos to ribeye steaks, you’re sure to find something to enjoy.

Hours: Tuesday: 11AM–9PM, Wednesday: 11AM–9PM, Thursday: 11AM–10PM, Friday: 11AM–10PM, Saturday: 11AM–10PM, Sunday: 11AM–9PM, Monday: 11AM–9PM

Virtu Honest Craft

American
3701 N Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Virtu offers a chef-crafted menu with Mediterranean-inspired dishes paired with an accompanying wine. With a menu that is updated regularly, you can visit time and time again and always be inspired by a new dish.

Hours: Tuesday: 5–9PM, Wednesday: 5–9PM, Thursday: 5–9PM,Friday: 5–10PM, Saturday: 5–10PM, Sunday: Closed, Monday: Closed

The Montauk

American
4360 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Eclectic American & New England flare is offered in a beach-inspired venue with a buzzing brunch scene.
Hours:Monday - Tuesday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Wednesday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm, Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 am, Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 am, Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Wine Girl

American
4205 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Bright, easygoing location offering rotating wines on tap, plus appetizers, beer & cocktails.
Hours:Monday - Wednesday: 12pm - 9:30pm, Thursday - 11am-10pm, Friday - 11:00am - 12am, Saturday - 11am - 12am, Sunday - 11am - 9:30pm

Pitch Pizzeria

Pizzeria
6350 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Rustic-modern eatery featuring an array of handmade pasta, meats & coal-fired pies, plus happy hours.
Hours:Monday-Thursday: 11am-9pm, Friday: 11am-11pm, Saturday: 10am-11pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm

Hash Kitchen

American Brunch
8777 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Hash Kitchen is a creative a.m. eatery that boasts a social dining experience and is designed to be the go-to spot for locals and a culinary destination for visitors. They have many locations throughout the valley!
Hours:Monday-Friday: 7am-2pm, Saturday-Sunday: 7am-3pm

Snooze A.M. Eatery

American Brunch
8612 E Shea Blvd Ste 105 & 110, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Snooze A.M. Eatery turns the breakfast & brunch restaurant experience into a party, serving the best crave-able food. It's breakfast but different! They have many locations throughout the valley!
Hours:Monday-Friday: 6:30am-2:30pm, Saturday-Sunday: 6:30am-4pm

Brunch and Sip

American Brunch
3950 E Indian School Rd Suite #100, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Pancakes, eggs Benedict & other brunch classics in roomy industrial digs with a bar & patio seating.
Hours: Monday: 8 AM–2 PM, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday-Thursday: 8 AM–2 PM, Friday-Saturday: 8 AM–3 PM

Butters Pancakes & Cafe

American Brunch
8300 N Hayden Rd f104, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Creative pancakes & fresh-squeezed OJ share menu space with lunch faves at this counter-serve spot. Multiple locations throughout Scottsdale.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 6:30 AM–2:30 PM

The Henry

American
4455 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Upscale-casual eatery with a patio, offering an American menu all day and a full bar.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 7AM-9PM, Friday- Saturday: 7AM-10PM

FLINT by Baltaire

Mediterranean
2425 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Mediterranean meals & craft cocktails in an upscale setting with an elegant midcentury-modern feel.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 4PM-9PM, Friday- Saturday: 4PM-10PM

Wrigley Mansion & Geordies

American
2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Elegant, sprawling Italianate mansion built by William Wrigley, Jr., in 1929. Tours are offered.
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday: 3PM-10PM, Sunday: 10AM-2PM, Monday-Tuesday: Closed

Steak 44

Steakhouse
5101 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
High-end steakhouse featuring gourmet filets, seafood & classic entrees in an elegant, modern venue.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 4PM-10PM, Friday-Saturday: 4PM-11PM

Different Pointe of View

American
11111 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020
Elegant American eatery in the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort featuring sweeping valley views.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 5PM-9PM, Sunday: 5PM-8:30PM, Monday: Closed

Chelsea's Kitchen

American
5040 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Bustling, industrial-chic eatery featuring American comfort fare & a patio overlooking the canal.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 11AM-10PM, Saturday: 10:30AM-10PM, Sunday: 9:30AM-9PM

Top of the Rock Restaurant

American
2000 W Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282
New American cafe in a Marriott Hotel offering 360-degree views of the valley below & rustic decor.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 4PM-9PM

The White Chocolate Grill

American
7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054
Sharp, modern restaurant with a long menu of American comfort classics & desserts.
Hours: Monday – Sunday: 11 AM – 9 PM

Salt and Lime Modern Mexican Grill

Mexican
9397 E Shea Blvd #115, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Contemporary cantina with a stylish interior & patio seating turning out modern Mexican fare.
Hours: Monday–Thursday: 11AM – 10PM, Friday: 11AM-11PM, Saturday: 10AM-11PM, Sunday: 10AM-9PM