Kai, meaning 'seed' in the Pima language, features a menu rich in creativity, history and Native American culture. Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Native American Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong incorporate the essence of the Pima and Maricopa tribes and locally farmed ingredients from the Gila River Indian Community to create unforgettable masterpieces.
Address: 6991 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (Map) - Tel:(480) 941-4700
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.
Address: 809 W. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201 (Map) - Tel:(480) 962-4652
Seeped in history, the Landmark restaurant is truly a Phoenix landmark. Located in a building that served as a church, a college, and offices for an insurance company, the Landmark Restaurant is a little slice of Phoenix’s past. But don’t come here just for a history lesson. The menu is filled with succulent steaks, delicate seafood, and classic comfort food such as Beef Stroganoff, Stuffed Meatloaf, and Grilled Ham. A dining experience at the Landmark is not complete without the “salad room”—an entire room converted to a salad bar, featuring both traditional and eclectic, hearty and healthy, and hot and cold “salad” fare. Entrance to the room is included with any entrée and is also available separately—one trip could easily be as a meal in itself.