Special Occasion Restaurants

109Donovan's of Phoenix

Address: 3101 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Donovan's of Phoenix
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Donovan’s Steak and Chop House is a little piece of steak paradise, an homage, really, to the long tradition of steakhouses so popular in America since the early 20th century. But Donovan’s is no throwback. At their handsome location at 3101 E. Camelback Road in the upscale Camelback Corridor, owners Dennis Hitzman, Tony Subia, and Mal Jozoff have created a clubby atmosphere of casual elegance with no fine-dining detail overlooked. The centerpiece of their award winning operation is the exclusive use of USDA Prime, Midwestern, corn-fed beef, which, combined with an international wine list, accommodating staff, and exclusive amenities, makes ... Learn More »

106The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar

Address: 61 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ  85201   Make a Reservation
The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar
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Upscale, Independent, & Different Our venue combines imaginative, upscale cooking techniques to deliver you tastes and flavors that you typically won't get at home or even in an evil, soul-killing, chain restaurant. Set in a beautifully remodeled space, we are a ferociously independent operation. We pride ourselves in delivering our customers a dining & drinking experience that is decidedly different, fun, & memorable. We are located in the original Mesa square mile at the intersection of University Drive and Centennial right next to the Amphitheater and Mesa Marriott. Learn More »

108Mastro's City Hall Steakhouse

Address: 6991 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Mastro's City Hall Steakhouse
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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. Learn More »

107Sassi

Address: 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Sassi
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Sassi offers southern Italian fare at its best. The unique setting is reminiscent of a villa situated off the Tuscan coast of Italy. With multiple warmly decorated dining rooms, private rooms, and an ornate outdoor al fresco dining area, it offers a wonderful setting for a meal, party, wedding, or any gathering of up to 150 guests. The quality menu offerings, coupled with the extensive list of fine Italian wines, are sure to please even the most fickle Italian food connoisseur. Learn More »

107Bravo! Bistro

Address: 4327 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Bravo! Bistro
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Bravo! Bistro offers a local neighborhood feel even though it is located in the heart of busy Scottsdale. The friendly atmosphere provides a great place to take a date, to celebrate a special occasion, or even to come regularly. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes, made from scratch using fine quality ingredients. Their dishes are unique with different mixes of spices. The food is fresh and flavorful. The service is attentive and the staff friendly. This restaurant is a must visit. Learn More »

109Taggia

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

109Different Pointe of View

Address: 11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ  85020   Make a Reservation
Different Pointe of View
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Nestled amid the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Different Point of View offers a stunning setting and even more stunning views. The cuisine is creative and inventive, thanks to Executive Chef Ivan Flowers’s mixture of American and International flavors. The dinner menu changes seasonally, while a nightly tasting menu changes several times a night. The menu is partially sourced from the restaurant’s own vegetable garden located on the hotel property. If the food and views weren’t enough, an award-winning wine list offers over 1000 wines, all cellared on premise. This is a place to treat yourself, and to celebrate the ... Learn More »

106J&G Steakhouse

Address: 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
J&G Steakhouse
Located in the luxurious relaxation haven, The Phoenician Resort, J&G Steakhouse exceeds expectations with class, glamour and breathtaking views. Weather visiting for business or leisure, J&G Steakhouse offers guests a sophisticated setting to wine, dine, drink and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Wide open windows give guests a gorgeous backdrop, while the interior is equally impressive; sprinkled with stunning sparkling chandeliers, sheer curtains, richly dark tables and walls, and an overall lavish ambiance. Escape the ordinary and enjoy an extraordinary meal in an unforgettable setting at J&G Steakhouse. Learn More »

100Stockyards Restaurant

Address: 5009 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ  85034   Make a Reservation
Stockyards Restaurant
Keeping up with traditions, but still giving room for new culinary trends, Stockyards Steakhouse embraces what they pinpoint as “New West Cuisine.” Combining traditional Steakhouse fare, Southwestern dishes and American cuisine, Stockyards selections of premium corn-fed aged steaks and prime rib are nothing short of high-quality fine dining. Opened in 1947, this favorite Arizona restaurant is known for their “Best of the West” dishes, excellent service and antique bar. Learn More »

106El Chorro Lodge

Address: 5550 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
El Chorro Lodge
If you’re looking to escape, head to the El Chorro Lodge. Located on a 22-acre property in Paradise Valley, the restaurant is a longstanding tradition and a worthy destination. Built in 1934 as a school house, the property became a restaurant in 1937, and has been pleasing locals, tourists, and celebrities ever since. The menu is filled with comfort-food classics and decadent favorites, such as BBQ Ribs, Beef Stroganoff, and Chateaubriand for Two, carved tableside. The extensive menu also includes an array of mesquite-fired steaks, seafood, and burgers. All entries include a soup or salad, a choice of potato, and, ... Learn More »

106D.VINE

Address: 101 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ  85207   Make a Reservation
D.VINE
Passionate about wine? Phoenix’s D.VINE bistro and wine bar certainly is. They firmly believe in showcasing their incredible passion for fine wine, eclectic cuisine, and outstanding service. This trendy wine bar has 2 locations and serves over 40 wines by the glass and even more by the bottle. D.VINE’S cuisine has a European flare with an Italian emphasis. Their food is fresh, innovative, and new. D.VINE also hosts performances by local musicians and has extended their happy hours to 4 and 5 hour blocks. Their décor is chic and modern and their staff is extremely knowledgeable about the wines available. ... Learn More »

106Hanny's

Address: 40 N. 1st Street, Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Hanny's
A ground breaking architectural structure and originally a department store, Hanny’s is now one of Phoenix’s premiere restaurant and bar combinations. Hanny’s is open for late night dining daily with the kitchen cooking until 1am and the bar pouring until 130am! The building’s architectural novelty, strength, and history are reflected in the design and layout of the restaurant/bar itself. The décor is modern and chic with its marble tables, wooden chairs, and leather booths. The flirty drink and food menus entice an excite guest’s taste buds with their unique flavor combinations and drink variety. Learn More »

106The Roosevelt Tavern

Address: 816 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
The Roosevelt Tavern
Established following the renovation of a house built in the 1900s, The Roosevelt Tavern is located in the heart of Phoenix’s art district. This house turned restaurant and bar features a full kitchen and bar along with couches and tables which contribute to the homey feel. This tavern serves American style cuisine and offers a substantial variety of beers, brewed locally and nationally, in addition to wines. The décor is sharp, savvy, minimalist, and contemporary. Lighting is provided by an array of candles and chandeliers. They even have happy hour pasta night every Thursday and wine and beer specials. Learn More »

106The Grill at Hacienda del Sol

Address: 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd, Tuscon, AZ  85718   Make a Reservation
The Grill at Hacienda del Sol
Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort has been attracting visitors since 1929, from locals to out-of-towners. The property was first built on the natural desert landscape for ranch school girls to retreat, and in 1948 it turned into a guest ranch, where movie stars such as Clark Gable, John Wayne, and famed couple Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. The resort is rich in history and southwestern surroundings, but The Grill brings its own modernity, romanticism and freshness with its award winning wines, local meats, vegetables and herbs from the hotel’s own garden. Learn More »

106Arrowhead Grill

Address: 8280 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ  85308   Make a Reservation
Arrowhead Grill
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 ... Learn More »

108The Compass Arizona Grill

Address: 122 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Dine in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere at The Compass Arizona Grill, where Chef De Cuisine, Jason Hoven designs masterful seasonal menus year round. Innovative culinary creations find their way onto each plate out of his kitchen, as he translates distinctive visions with ease. The menu offers irresistible entrees made from fresh meats, poultry and seafood in a quintessentially contemporary style. The exciting and fabulous fare is accompanied by an extensive wine list. The combination of fantastic fare, wondrous wines and the breath-taking views allows guests to drift away into a dining dream! Learn More »

106Bistro 24

Address: 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
The Ritz Carlton has a reputation for being high class, and Bistro 24 - located in the Phoenix property - definitely lives up to the standard. Modeled after a classic French bistro with American flair, the restaurant serves authentic, simple yet flavorful cuisine in an French-American fusion. The comfortable and classy environment offers guests the option of sitting in the contemporary dining room, or outside in the fresh Arizona air. A farm-to-table menu has been masterfully created and inspired by local, organic McCledon farm produce, with menu items available daily for lunch and dinner. The casual elegance gives diners the ... Learn More »

107Pappadeaux - Phoenix

Address: 11051 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ  85029   Make a Reservation
Pappadeaux - Phoenix
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. Learn More »

106Petite Maison

Address: 7216 E. Shoeman Ln., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Petite Maison
They say big things come in small packages, and this cozy little French bistro proves this is true. Right in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Petite Maison serves traditional French cuisine for brunch, lunch, dinner, and unique to this restaurant is “Staff Meal.” This special late night meal is offered from 10:00pm- midnight each Thursday-Saturday, priced from $8-$12 and the menu is created that day. The Chefs enjoy putting their best foot forward and serving up special creations for their guests in the late hours of the night. The name doesn’t lie, so be sure to reserve your spot ... Learn More »

106Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge

Address: 524 N. 92nd St., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Cholla Prime Steakhouse showcases the finest qualities of classic steakhouse cuisine in an intimate and sophisticated setting. Ideally located in the Casino Arizona, Cholla offers a thoughtful and intriguing menu that boasts bold, simple flavors. The Smoked Crispy Duck is rich and satisfying, while the Red Pear Frisee Salad is a delectable palate cleanser. Cholla also presents guests with the difficult choice between entrees like the Encrusted Lamb Porterhouse, the Grilled Pacific Salmon, and the Bacon Wrapped Elk Tenderloin. All these wonderful dishes and more may be savored until midnight on the weekends, ensuring one’s evening ends on a high ... Learn More »