$25 - $50 Restaurants

108Chelsea's Kitchen

Address: 5040 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Chelsea's Kitchen
Located in the stylish meets traditional district of East Phoenix’s Arcadia, Chelsea’s Kitchen perfectly personifies it’s neighborhood’s dedication to quality and diversity. Head Chef Jay Boginske has created a menu that boasts intensely flavored dishes varying from mouth watering, but healthy Swordfish Tacos to Braised Short Ribs, better than your mama ever made. The restaurant solidifies it’s place in Arcadia’s always posh night life with it’s cozy but modern chic ambiance, featuring glowing candlelight, warm woods, and well chosen, new age artwork, all brought together seamlessly with contemporary furnishings, and edgy music. Learn More »

106Fogo De Chao

Address: 6300 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Fogo De Chao
Authentic Brazilian churrascaria barbeque meets chic and contemporary décor at Fogo De Chao, in Scottsdale. This fulfillingly festive steakhouse presents guests with the awesome opportunity to not only see their prime-cut meats and other specialties cooked table-side, but also savor as much of it as they like. Like a speedway of culinary delight, your signal of the green sign on the table instructs the dishes to begin coming – and they don’t stop coming until you signal ‘red.’ Accompanying their delectable spread of 15 different meat options is a similarly impressive gourmet salad bar. And don’t forget to wash it ... Learn More »

100Yasu Sushi Bistro

Address: 4316 E. Cactus Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85032   Make a Reservation
Yasu Sushi Bistro
If you’re looking for a little hidden treasure among Phoenix’s fine dining options, you might have to search in unexpected places to find what you’re looking for. Tucked away in a strip mall, Yasu Sushi Bistro is a little taste of Japan right here in Phoenix. Yasu is known for a few of their specialties, including Bacon-wrapped Scallops, Shrimp Fondue and Foie Gras with Japanese Eggplant. Alongside a tempting cocktail menu, Yasu also specializes in sumibiyaki, grilled fish, meats, and vegetarian options. Though the interior is small, this attributes to a cozy but intimate dining environment. Yasu is open seven ... Learn More »

106Acacia Cafe

Address: 3701 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Acacia Cafe
Take a break from daily stress at Acacia Café, the no-hassle bakery, café, and coffee shop where fresh ingredients meet reasonable prices. Located in the Arcadia residence of Phoenix, Acacia Café is a great place to relax and grab breakfast, lunch, or a fresh cup of coffee. They offer fresh-baked rustic breads and morning pastries, breakfast scrambles, deli sandwiches, paninis, fresh salads, and in-house ground New England Coffee. Or, if you’re on the go, Acacia Café will make your order to-go, and even offer catering services for your next party or office meeting. By using local ingredients at innovative recipes, ... Learn More »

106Roka Akor

Address: 7299 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Roka Akor
Voted one of the top 10 sushi restaurants in the U.S. by Bon Appetit Magazine , Roka Akor surpasses the average sushi joint with its unique robata grill. The robata grill is a traditional, tiered open grill that uses bincho tan, a particular type of coal found only in the Japanese fishing town of Wakayama that brings out the natural flavor of the grilled ingredients. Also unique to Roka Akor are their signature Schochu tonic cocktails, made with fresh fruit and a liquor resembling vodka that dates back to 14th century Japan. With a 12 course prix fixe menu that ... 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 »

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 »

107Sens Asian Tapas and Sake Bar

Address: 705 N. 1st St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Sens Asian Tapas and Sake Bar
Downtown Phoenix, once painfully devoid of personable eateries, is seeing a reemergence of fine and expressive dining options largely through the efforts of Chef Johnny Chu. Chef Chu is responsible for opening more than one Cinderella-story restaurant in the neighborhood, and continues to wow patrons with his latest endeavor, Sens. This chic Pan-Asian eatery serves up healthy helpings of style with a small plate menu that invites visitors to share and indulge alike. Home-style dishes like the Soup Gyoza and claypot favorites like the Lemongrass Clams keep diners’ appetites satisfied, while the extensive sake and shochu selection keeps our interest ... 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 »

107The Turf Restaurant and Pub

Address: 705 N. 1st St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
The Turf Restaurant and Pub
There’s no need to cross The Pond for authentic Irish fare and hospitality when The Turf Restaurant serves up hearty helpings of both each day. The rich pub culture is preserved through fitting artifacts of watering holes of old, and sport enthusiasts are rewarded with The Turf’s steadfast commitment to Ireland’s love of horse racing and golf. Old friends unite and new friendships form around the welcoming menu that warms the tummy and soul. The Traditional Irish Breakfast starts the day off right, while the Bangers and Mash keeps one fueled for good times. And the Guinness keeps smiles wide. Learn More »

1071130: The Restaurant

Address: 455 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
1130: The Restaurant
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1130: The Restaurant, named for the suite it occupies in the Downtown Arizona Center, offers casual elegance at affordable prices. Owned and operated by the same group as longtime favorite Sam’s Café, the restaurant seeks to provide diners with diversity coupled with health conscious preparation. 1130 boasts Downtown Phoenix’s largest private dining room as well as contemporary patio dining, complete with outdoor sofas. Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, 1130’s menu offers an assortment of menu options. Whether you’re enjoying a mouthwatering burger or a juicy Ribeye with one of 1130’s complimentary Phoenix Style rubs, the staff at 1130: The ... Learn More »

106Bacchanal

Address: 3015 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Bacchanal
Traditional Greek fare and revelry are celebrated nightly at Bacchanal. Family-friendly belly dancers demonstrate their exquisite craft while diners feast on a delightfully classic menu of Greek favorites. Lamb, veal, beef, chicken, and seafood are balanced nicely on the menu to offer something for almost any palate. The equally comprehensive selection of Greek spirits inspires all with a taste of the Meditteranean – Metaxa, Ouzo, Tsipouro do wonders to get the festivities going. And this truly authentic celebration of a dining experience even provides dishes for the iconic breaking-of-the-plate ritual. Opa, indeed! 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 »

108Ko'sin

Address: 5594 West Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, AZ  85226   Make a Reservation
Ko'sin
Ko'sin features a fusion of American and Southwestern cuisine. Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner Ko'sin, meaning 'kitchen' in the Pima language, delights guests with delectable dishes amid stunning views of the Sierra Estrella Mountain Range. Learn More »

108Roaring Fork

Address: 4800 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Roaring Fork
For a new taste of the Old West, Roaring Fork is your Scottsdale dining destination. Bold cowboy fire meets refined modern fare in this unique approach to Western American cuisine. The menu showcases many local ingredients, open flame cooking methods, and fresh Mexican accents. This gastronomic brainchild of James Beard Award winner Robert McGrath thrives under the current leadership of executive chef Bryan Hulihee. Rugged elegance dominates the food and atmosphere. With a full bar and attentive staff, thoughtful dishes can be savored in style. Learn More »

107Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace

Address: 7135 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace
Top 10
At Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace, the Mediterranean meets California, with a fresh and creative menu that showcases creativity and freshness. The Fox restaurant concept offers a chic bistro setting on the Scottsdale Waterfront, with a bright and colorful interior and an elegant outdoor setting. The menu pulls on the best from California and Mediterranean cuisine, with dishes that range from simple to stunning. Rich and luxurious desserts finish off the menu and an accompanying wine list boasts a whopping 45 choices by the glass, with a worldly array of wines from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and France along ... Learn More »

107Ahnala Mesquite Room

Address: 10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85264   Make a Reservation
Ahnala Mesquite Room
The flagship restaurant of the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino, the Ahnala Mesquite Room serves bold Native American cuisine in a modern setting. An array of mesquite-grilled dishes such as Mesquite Grilled Rib Eye Steak and Mesquite Smoked Chicken offer a tantalizing renditions of the familiar, while signature dishes such as Yavapai Pecan Trout and Pan-Seared Scallops with prickly pear jelly take diners on a bold and adventurous ride. A meal here is a showcase of the region’s native flavors, many of which, including pecans, citrus, and herbs, are picked straight from the adjacent Fort McDowell Yavapai Farm. Learn More »

108Avanti

Address: 2728 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Avanti
Top 10
With the checkered floors, mirrored ceilings and shameless animal print upholstery, Avanti might seem at first glance to be a '70's movie set of the disco or mobster kind. But the experience at this neighborhood favorite is so rewarding that it has kept customers returning for 35 years. Avanti serves authentic Italian cuisine, with a focus on handmade pastas – such as the Portofino Ravioli – made with the freshest ingredients possible. Hosts Angelo and Benito will make sure you feel at home from the minute you walk in the door and you’re sure to be full and satisfied when ... Learn More »

108NoRTH

Address: 15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
NoRTH
Top 10
Modern and urban, North brings Scottsdale the best of Italy in a carefree, lighthearted setting. The sleek, loft-like interior plays host to an array of flavor Italian creations including wood fired pizzas, inventive pastas, and savory main courses. While serious Italian staples such as Pasta Bolognese, Grilled Artichokes, and Margherita Pizza pepper the menu, many of the dishes are playful and fun. Take the Marinated Fig, Goat Cheese, & Prosciutto pizza, Fork n’ Knife Meatball & Mozzarella sandwich, and “Not your Typical” Chicken Lasagna. When any of these arrive cooked to perfection, it is impossible not to sit back and ... Learn More »