Romantic Dining Restaurants

109Deseo

Address: 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
Deseo
Deseo provides a sumptuous and sensual dining experience. Headed by James Beard Award-winning Chef Douglas Rodriguez, this popular addition to the Scottsdale Westin’s collection of restaurants serves a diverse array of delectable Nuevo Latino treats. Deseo’s warm atmosphere is intensified by its open kitchen, transforming dinner into a visual feast as well as a culinary one. Known for its inventive ceviches and fresh fruit cocktails, Deseo is a perfect location for relaxed socializing, especially during the “Unwind Hour,” the Westin’s creative reimagining of Happy Hour. Whether “unwinding” with a mojito and Trio of Ceviche, or diving wholeheartedly into a Nuevo ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

106Taggia

Address: 4925 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
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 ... Learn More »

106Ristorante Tuscany

Address: 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, AZ  85054   Make a Reservation
Ristorante Tuscany
Inspired by Italy’s Tuscany region, Ristorante Tuscany presents Italian cuisine with elegance. The restaurant is a recipient of the AAA Four-Diamond award and features inventive dishes from Chef de Cuisine Brian Archibald. Unique dishes like Lobster Saltimbocca and Grilled Cedar River Beef Tenderloin can be found on the menu. Pastas can be ordered in half or full portions. With wine being a specialty at this restaurant, it has a large wine list including vintage wines from Tuscany. The restaurant has an open exhibition kitchen, wood-fired oven, an outdoor fireplace along with views of the resort’s Isle of Capri. With the ... Learn More »

109T. Cooks

Address: 5200 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
T. Cooks
T. Cooks is the place to celebrate an anniversary or to have a romantic night out. Located in the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, the restaurant goes along with the Spanish-style architecture situated in a rich earthy-colored den with panoramic views. The menu serves Mediterranean cuisine and centers its food around seasonal dishes from Barcelona, Spain, and Tuscany, Italy. For dinner, guests can select Executive Chef Lee Hillson’s pre-fixe “Iron Chef” menu with the option of wine pairing. Some of the dishes include Lobster Carpaccio with ham broth and sweet corn and Stuffed Rabbit wrapped in Serrano with mushrooms and ... Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

107noca

Address: 3118 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
noca
New
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 »

108Tomaso's

Address: 3225 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Tomaso's
Top 10
Be seated among authentic Tuscan country brickwork columns and gaze at original artwork by Aldo Luongo, as you are skillfully and eloquently served genuine regional Italian cuisine. Tomaso’s has been indulging its guests for over 30 years and that experience shines through in the food as well as the service. With our ever-changing tastes, it is not often that a restaurant excels for 30 plus years, but Tomaso’s has remained steadfast in their commitment to serve fine Italian cuisine and they have been rewarded for their efforts. Along with a James Beard Award, Tomaso’s has been given 4.7 out of ... 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 »

108The Mission

Address: 3815 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
The Mission Restaurant and Lounge has a lot to offer diners, whether it be morning, evening, or late night, and it is all available in one place. The restaurant’s brunch, lunch, dinner, and off-hours menus are each comprised of signature dishes, displaying a wide array of Modern Latin Cuisine at any time of day. Adding to the sophisticated, yet casual atmosphere, The Mission’s full Tequila Bar provides a premium collection of liquor, beer, signature hand-pressed cocktails and an extensive wine list. Whether you’re heading out for a family brunch, drinks with friends, an intimate dinner, or a late-night dessert, The ... Learn More »

107BLT Steak

Address: 5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
BLT Steak
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. Learn More »

108The Lobby Grill

Address: 8000 S. Arizona Grand Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ  85044   Make a Reservation
Guests of the Arizona Grand Resort, and all interested diners in the Phoenix area, are invited to check out The Lobby Grill located in the lobby of the resort. For those early risers, the restaurant serves breakfast, as well as Starbucks coffees and teas, at 6 AM, and for late evening snackers, dinners and desserts are conveniently served until 10 PM. Fitting right in at this spa and resort, The Lobby Grill allows guests to relax in its calm atmosphere, looking out onto the beautiful golf course, while also having the option of being entertained by watching the Chefs prepare ... Learn More »

105Coup de Tartes

Address: 4626 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Coup de Tartes
Diners that are looking for a cozy French bistro reminiscent of a quaint French café need look no further: Coup de Tartes is the answer. Located on North 16th Street, Coup de Tartes is a BYOB restaurant that strives to use the freshest, local, organic ingredients whenever possible. Some French restaurants may offer overly elaborate meals with too many different flavors that are poorly prepared. At Coup de Tartes, the focus is on simple French dishes that have been honed to deliciousness, letting the natural flavors and straightforward sauces speak for themselves. All of this is evident in meat dishes, ... Learn More »

106Voce Ristorante and Lounge

Address: 9719 North Hayden Road, Phoenix, AZ  85258   Make a Reservation
At Voce Ristorante, guests enjoy blissful authentic Italian meals, exciting cocktails, and live entertainment in a swanky venue. Chef Michael Lepore prepares exquisite Italian cuisine using the freshest ingredients, to please the palates of diners from all walks of life. Many celebrities and athletes have graced the restaurant, such as Shaquille O’Neal, Sinbad, Muhammad Ali, and Frankie Valli to name a small few. An impressive interior begins with the vibrant red foyer and purple-toned, leather booth lounge area parallel to the bar seating, and table seating all leading guests to the back of the building where the magic happens. The ... Learn More »