American Restaurants

106The Latilla

Address: 34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree, AZ  85377   Make a Reservation
The Latilla
The stark beauty and natural elegance of the surrounding Sonoran desert is reflected in the Latilla at the Boulders Resort. With picture windows overlooking 12-million-year-old boulders, a ceiling constructed of Ocotillo branches (“latillas” in Spanish), and walls adorned with traditional Native American woven art, the Latilla seamlessly blends contemporary refinement with the rich cultural and natural history of the region. Chef Wendy Little’s Southwestern-influenced American cuisine reflects the environmental emphasis of the restaurant, featuring fresh and health-conscious dishes made from organic and seasonal ingredients. An outdoor patio with an inviting fireplace provides an opportunity for a more intense communion with ... Learn More »

108Binkley's

Address: 6920 E. Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ  85331   Make a Reservation
Describing their fare as “classically influenced American cuisine,” Kevin and Amy Binkley are the dynamic duo behind the success of their namesake restaurant. Mr. Binkley doubles as the active chef and owner/operator, and Amy keeps the food machine running by managing the finer details of the operation. The fruit of this husband/wife team’s labors is a fine marriage of casual and elegant cuisine that is served with love. Dishes like the Whole Roasted Partridge and the Italian Sausage Stuffed Squash Blossoms warm diners from the inside out and keep them coming back again and again. Learn More »

109Tonto Bar and Grill

Address: 5736 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd., Cave Creek, AZ  85331   Make a Reservation
Tonto Bar and Grill
Tonto Bar and Grill captures the true essence of the Southwest dining experience. The Fireplace Room looks like a living room out of an old western movie, and the main dining room is decorated in an Old West fashion. This restaurant uses fresh ingredients and their salad dressings, soups, sauces, breads, and desserts are prepared daily. The menu is full of “New American” cuisine options with a southwestern style. Fish, meat, pasta, and vegetarian dishes provide a large range of entrees to choose from. Tonto’s also provides all-natural meats for the majority of their meat entrees. The Sonoran Cowboy Plate ... Learn More »

106Chandler Bistro at Kokopelli Winery

Address: 35 W. Boston Street, Chandler, AZ  85225   Make a Reservation
Chandler Bistro at Kokopelli Winery
To truly wine and dine in style, visit Chandler Bistro at Kokopelli Winery. Wine tastings are offered daily, and weekends welcome the Kool Jamz Dinner events featuring live entertainment. Large private parties enjoy a unique degree of personal, and personable, service with several catering and hosting options presented through the winery. And while the fine selection of vino draws many guests to the Kokopelli grounds, Chandler Bistro is reason enough to visit. A few menu favorites include the Merlot Braised Pot Roast, the Pasta Roban, and the Chocolate Port Brownie. Learn More »

106Cork

Address: 4991 S. Alma School Rd, Chandler, AZ  85248   Make a Reservation
Cork
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. Learn More »

106Remington's

Address: 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Sophisticated reinterpretations of classic American and International favorites are sprinkled about the menu at Remington’s, along with original house specialties. Signature entrées offered are Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb, seasonal fish dishes, and complimenting accompaniments. Freshly baked pretzel rolls are an inventive staple at Remington’s, as are the live Jazz performances, Tuesday- Saturday nights starting at 6:00pm in the lounge. The exquisite menu and entertainment are paired with an extensive wine list, and fabulous service to complete the appeasing ambiance. Learn More »

107noca

Address: 3118 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
noca
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Named for its north of Camelback location, NOCA is owner Eliot Wexler and Chef Chris Curtiss’ adventurous brainchild. Serving unpretentious American fare with flair, they are steadily building a reputation among foodies and non-foodies alike as innovators in creative cuisine. Meals commence with a crafty amuse bouche, and a puff of cotton candy serves to cleanse the palate between entrees and dessert. Curtiss is an expert at using the freshest ingredients on the market in a harmonious fusion of the senses. Coupled with a sparse yet comfortable dining room and impeccable service, this experience is not to be missed. Learn More »

106The Melting Pot

Address: 3626 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ  85044   Make a Reservation
The Melting Pot
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. Learn More »

107District American Kitchen and Wine Bar

Address: 320 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
Hoping to serve as the proverbial watering hole for locals and visitors alike, District offers a communal gathering place to indulge on good company, and great food and drink. Chef Nathan Crouser specially selects his produce from local farmers who care as much about what they grow as he cares about what goes on the plate. Small plates like the Steamed Mussels and Cheeseburger Sliders go down nicely with some fine conversation and a glass of wine from the thoughtful drink menu; and entrée dishes like the Chicken Pot Pie and the Organic Berkshire Pork Tenderloin beg to be selfishly ... Learn More »

107Houston's

Address: 2425 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Houston's
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! Learn More »

108Meritage Steakhouse

Address: 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, AZ  85054   Make a Reservation
Meritage Steakhouse
Meritage Steakhouse is an upscale restaurant geared for sports fanatics with flat screens tuned into the latest sporting events. Although this steakhouse appeals to sports enthusiasts, non sport enthusiasts can enjoy the atmosphere as well. Guests have the choice of outdoor seating on the fire pit or sunset patio. Meritage provides a hearty menu with prime steaks, chicken, and seafood. The menu offers the chef’s signature cuts which includes the Petite Filet 3 Ways and the Serrano Wrapped Beef Tenderloin. Diners can sample wines from the steakhouse’s fine wine cellar or choose half or full bottle options. From the restaurant, ... Learn More »

108Tarbell's

Address: 3213 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Tarbell's
Since its inception in 1994, Tarbell’s has won over 30 awards including Food and Wine’s “Best Restaurant” and Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence.” With highly-acclaimed Chef/Owner Mark Tarbell at the helm, Tarbell’s has catapulted itself to the top, not only in Phoenix but all over the country. Simple yet well-crafted dishes show a clear and concise understanding of textures and flavors. But despite Tarbell’s status, the restaurant retains the friendly neighborhood vibe that has helped to make it so successful. The combination of great food and great atmosphere make Tarbell’s a must when dining in East Phoenix. Learn More »

1010Wright's

Address: 2400 E. Missouri St., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Wright's
Innovative American food is the signature cuisine for Wright’s at the Biltmore. Chef de Cuisine Connor Favre has developed a new food concept called “American Lodge Cuisine” which incorporates rich textures and bold flavors with fresh seasonal ingredients. This restaurant is part of a historical landmark created in 1929 and shows off an art-deco style inspired by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Its appearance is elegant, detailed and intimate. A pre-fixe menu is available and changes daily. Some of the dishes are Large Striped Prawns with mustard greens, lemon risotto and Arizona citrus sauce and Seared Red Trout with root ... Learn More »

106Greene House

Address: 15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
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. Learn More »

106Palm Court

Address: 7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ  85258   Make a Reservation
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 ... Learn More »

106Bourbon Steak

Address: 7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Bourbon Steak
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. Learn More »

108Elements

Address: 5700 E. McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Elements
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 ... Learn More »

1010Rancho Pinot

Address: 6208 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Rancho Pinot
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. Learn More »

107Posh

Address: 7167 E. Rancho Vista Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Posh
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. Learn More »

106Talavera

Address: 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85262   Make a Reservation
Talavera is a type of vibrant Mexican pottery, and the restaurant appropriately shares the bright colors of the craft through its interior design, as well its cuisine. Contemporary American fare makes a bold presence on the menu, which focuses on meats, poultry, fresh seafood and other game, as well as signature dishes. Window seating gives guests the gift of views of Pinnacle Peak and the Valley of the Sun. Bordered by glass, the fire element is a main attraction to the establishment, viewable from both inside and outside seating. Another unique offering at Talavera is tableside preparation of meals, allowing ... Learn More »