Southwest Restaurants

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 »

109Fuego Bistro

Address: 713 E. Palo Verde Dr., Phoenix, AZ  85014   Make a Reservation
Fuego Bistro
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Within Central Phoenix’s Fountain Court Plaza is Fuego Bistro—a unique restaurant offering a tasty fusion of Latin-Southwest flavors. The charming rococo theme creates a comforting ambiance that allows patrons to enjoy an upscale dining experience amidst a loose and natural setting—an atmosphere that is extended to their brick-courtyard patio. A sharp wine list and a spirited cocktail menu compliment the dinner selections, which include dishes such as the Pollo Ajedrea, which stuffs a tender, balsamic-glazed chicken breast with goat cheese, apricot, basil, spinach, shrimp and mushrooms. With such a deliciously inventive cuisine and large number of options, you'll wish your ... Learn More »

106Rustler's Rooste

Address: 8383 S. 48th St., Phoenix, AZ  85044   Make a Reservation
Rustler's Rooste
A western-themed attraction and restaurant all in one can be found at Rustler’s Rooste, a kid-friendly, novelty steakhouse and brewery straight out of the Wild Wild West. Opened in 1971, Rustler’s Rooste is Arizona’s Legendary Cowboy Steakhouse, complete with 2 stories, live country music and a general store. They serve only the finest, choice-cut steaks as well as ribs, chicken, and seafood. With a large food and drink menu, this “beef and brew with a view” was named “Best Special-Occasion Restaurant” and “Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant” by Phoenix Magazine. Open every day from 5PM-10PM. Learn More »

106The Greene House

Address: 15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
The Greene House
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For a taste of California with Arizona style, The Greene House is the place to go. Known for using farm-fresh, seasonal and premium ingredients, the menu options here are well priced and cleverly crafted for a taste that has elements of both Southwestern styles with contemporary, Californian flare. Named after architects Charles and Henry Greene, who designed this restaurant, The Greene House takes the form of a California bungalow, providing an intimate, one-of-a-kind dining experience. What draws people back is the simplicity in design and décor, the flavor of each individual dish, and the extensive list of high-quality wines. For ... Learn More »

106Crescent Moon

Address: 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85262   Make a Reservation
Nestled in the luxurious Four Seasons Resort, Crescent Moon showcases the vibrant cuisine and stunning geography of the region with a menu and décor specializing in the unique flavors and themes of the Sanora Desert and Mexico. A wood-burning Kiva oven and open kitchen invite guests to experience the sights, sounds, and seductive smells of their food being prepared, while the temperature-controlled outdoor space ensures enjoyable dining all year round. Innovative techniques marry seamlessly with traditional flavors on the Modern Mexican cuisine menu an can be savored for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Learn More »

106Flourish at Copperwynd

Address: 13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr., Fountain Hills, AZ  85268   Make a Reservation
Flourish at Copperwynd
Flourish at the Copperwynd Resort effortlessly infuses its sophisticated style with an almost mischievous whimsy. Classic New American dishes are transformed by cheeky culinary tinkering: The Spinach Salad is sprinkled with shaved heirloom tomatoes and “dried corn confetti” while paella is given a Sonoran twist with Corona-steamed clams, poblano chilies, chorizo, and a soffritto corn broth. The innovation displayed by its menu is mirrored in Flourish' dynamic design. Floor-to-ceiling windows slide open to reveal a breathtaking view of the Sonoran desert, allowing the natural landscape to blend seamlessly with the restaurant’s stone and metallic accented interior. An evening at Flourish ... 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 »

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 »

106Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House

Address: 6710 E. Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ  85331   Make a Reservation
Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House
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Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House presents eclectic Southwestern cuisine featuring steak, game, and seafood. The fresh seafood is offered with the choice of Asian, European, Southwestern, and Mediterranean preparations. The steak and game options are mesquite wood fired and come with a choice of sides, sauces, and starch. The restaurant also has ranch-style entrees like an Apple Chipotle BBQ Chicken Breast with spinach, crispy garlic, and caramelized onion home fries. The décor is inspired by the Old West and has an earthy feel to it. Guests can dine in the Wine Room or in the Main Dining Room by the fireplace. ... Learn More »

1010Rita's Kitchen

Address: 5402 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Rita's Kitchen
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Glowing amber chandeliers and a warm wood décor relax and comfort guests as they dine at Rita’s Kitchen, located in the luxurious Camelback Inn. The contemporary Southwestern flair extends to the menu, offering delightfully simple and deceptively delicious dishes such as seafood salads, shrimp tacos and grilled salmon filets. Executive Chef Geno Alvarez created his menu to accommodate a wide variety of guests, and such thoughtfulness is reflected in menu options such as the refreshing Herb Garden salad and classic Shrimp Cocktail, which can be precisely customized to fit each diner’s specific dietary needs. This restaurant is worth the trip ... Learn More »

109Vincent's on Camelback

Address: 3930 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Vincent's on Camelback
Walking into Vincent on Camelback, one has the impression of entering a French country home. The atmosphere is more French than southwestern, but Chef and Owner Vincent Guerithault finds a balance of the two aesthetics in his Southwest/French fusion cuisine. Vincent uses French cooking techniques and southwest ingredients to carve a unique niche in classic style. For example, the Corn Ravioli with White Truffle Oil has been one of his signature dishes since the restaurant opened in 1986. Whether choosing from the classic or nouveau menu, patrons enjoy the timeless evening Vincent’s creates highlighted by creative dining. 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 »

107Lons' at the Hermosa

Address: 5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Lons' at the Hermosa
The Arizona of another era is captured in the architecture, art, and cuisine of this state’s last authentic hacienda. Named after the famed artist Alonzo (Lon) Megargee, and once his home and studio, this historic hand-built ranch house is now home to an American cuisine menu that plates similarly artful presentations. Chef Michael Rusconi skillfully wields bold flavors and intriguing combinations to showcase a multitude of dishes found throughout the region. Highlights include dishes like the Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spinach, the Grilled Beef Tenderloin, and the Alaskan Dungeness Crab Salad. And we mustn’t forget the award-winning wine list that ... 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 »

106Pita Jungle- Chandler

Address: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ  85224   Make a Reservation

106North 51 Grill

Address: 3375 E. Shea Blvd., Phoenix, AZ  85050   Make a Reservation
North 51 Grill
Formerly called the Dirty Drummer, North 51 Grill is a great place for a simple burger and wings, but they have an outstanding breakfast menu to boot. Preferred by locals as a great place to beat the heat, this bar and grill can shut out the hot Arizona heat with ice cold beer and a selection of upscale bar food. With a friendly staff and great prices, North 51 Grill is a great place for a family dinner or a place to watch the game. Learn More »

106Arizona Kitchen

Address: 300 Wigwam Blvd., Phoenix, AZ  85340   Make a Reservation
Arizona Kitchen
The Arizona Kitchen at the Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa faithfully embodies the essence of local Southwestern culture, history, and cuisine. With a menu informed by the chef’s consultation with a Native American food historian, the Arizona Kitchen pays homage to the rich diversity of Arizona’s past while simultaneously capturing its contemporary spirit through culinary reinterpretation of traditional dishes. Its inviting décor, characterized by Saltillo-tiled floors, Native American pottery, and an adobe fireplace, completes the Southwestern ambience. The exhibition-style kitchen reinforces the warm, intimate, homey feel of the restaurant, while the masterful dishes created within are indicative of the skillful ... Learn More »