Winning Wine List Restaurants

109Caffe Boa

Address: 5063 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ  85044   Make a Reservation
Caffe Boa
RecommendedNewEditor's PickOutdoor Seating
Caffe Boa, founded by Scott Rennard in 1995, has been a long-time Valley favorite with numerous positive reviews and awards. We offer only the highest quality of food with an emphasis on fresh, organic, and locally grown produce. Caffe ‘Boa’ in Portuguese means ‘Good.’ We strive to give you the best possible dining experience with exceptional food and service. We provide a full-service menu along with a wide selection of wines, beer on tap, specialty martinis, great bar happy hour Monday through Fridays 3:00-6:00 pm at our bar and much more. Learn More »

109Donovan's of Phoenix

Address: 3101 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Donovan's of Phoenix
Top 10RecommendedSpecial Offer
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 »

109Phoenix City Grille

Address: 5816 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ  85106   Make a Reservation
Phoenix City Grille
Tucked into the short side of an L-shaped shopping center at 16th Street and Bethany Home is a restaurant that has been pleasing palates and offering short tutorials in Phoenix history and heritage since 1997: the Phoenix City Grille. The warm, cozy ambience is enhanced by framed, well-lit color and black-and-white photos of Arizona landscapes and Phoenix movers and shakers. Diners enjoy a varied American menu with just enough hints of Southwestern and Southern cuisine to keep it interesting and memorable. 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 »

108Vincent'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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

1010Wright's

Address: 2400 E. Missouri St., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Wright's
Innovative American food is the signature cuisine for Wright’s at the Biltmore. Chef de Cuisine Connor Favre has developed a new food concept called “American Lodge Cuisine” which incorporates rich textures and bold flavors with fresh seasonal ingredients. This restaurant is part of a historical landmark created in 1929 and shows off an art-deco style inspired by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Its appearance is elegant, detailed and intimate. A pre-fixe menu is available and changes daily. Some of the dishes are Large Striped Prawns with mustard greens, lemon risotto and Arizona citrus sauce and Seared Red Trout with root ... 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 »

107Caffe Boa on Mills

Address: 398 S. Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ  85281   Make a Reservation
Caffe Boa on Mills
The mission of Caffe Boa on Mills is to satisfy guests with fresh, organic ingredients from local farms and bakeries. The food has an European-bistro style with a major influence from Italian cuisine. Their reduction sauces and demis are made without butter, flours, or cornstarch to convey the true flavor of the dish. On the menu, the Cape Cod Ravioli features handmade rosemary ravioli filled with rotisserie chicken, ricotta, and herbs served in a “Cape Cod” sauce of vodka, fresh cranberries, and light cream. Caffe Boa looks like a larger version of a rustic and sophisticated European café. On certain ... 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 »

108Cowboy Ciao

Address: 7133 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Cowboy Ciao
At Cowboy Ciao, the Old West meets the old world, with a setting and a menu that blends the best of Modern American cuisine with global influences. Executive Chef Bernie Kantak turns out wonderfully inventive dishes like the “Pig n’ Pudding,” featuring pulled pork in a chipotle balsamic barbeque sauce served with creamy polenta, toasted pumpkin seeds, cotija cheese, and dried cranberries. The menu is accompanied by a diverse and intriguing wine selection, with over 3,200 wines to choose from. The warm, rustic setting, gracious hospitality, and overall creative flair make Cowboy Ciao a worthy destination for any occasion. 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
Top 10
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 »

108Meritage Steakhouse

Address: 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, AZ  85054   Make a Reservation
Meritage Steakhouse
Meritage Steakhouse is an upscale restaurant geared for sports fanatics with flat screens tuned into the latest sporting events. Although this steakhouse appeals to sports enthusiasts, non sport enthusiasts can enjoy the atmosphere as well. Guests have the choice of outdoor seating on the fire pit or sunset patio. Meritage provides a hearty menu with prime steaks, chicken, and seafood. The menu offers the chef’s signature cuts which includes the Petite Filet 3 Ways and the Serrano Wrapped Beef Tenderloin. Diners can sample wines from the steakhouse’s fine wine cellar or choose half or full bottle options. From the restaurant, ... Learn More »

109Tonto Bar and Grill

Address: 5736 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd., Cave Creek, AZ  85331   Make a Reservation
Tonto Bar and Grill
Tonto Bar and Grill captures the true essence of the Southwest dining experience. The Fireplace Room looks like a living room out of an old western movie, and the main dining room is decorated in an Old West fashion. This restaurant uses fresh ingredients and their salad dressings, soups, sauces, breads, and desserts are prepared daily. The menu is full of “New American” cuisine options with a southwestern style. Fish, meat, pasta, and vegetarian dishes provide a large range of entrees to choose from. Tonto’s also provides all-natural meats for the majority of their meat entrees. The Sonoran Cowboy Plate ... 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 »

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 »