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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

1071130: The Restaurant

Address: 455 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
1130: The Restaurant
New
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 »

107The Capital Grille

Address: 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
Top 10
Classic mahogany furnishings and refined touches in the Capital Grille’s décor complement the equally refined and welcoming menu of rich dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and a proud array of side dishes. Located in Baltimore Fashion Park, this meat-centric eatery boasts a club-like atmosphere in the main dining room and a patio by which to savor balmy Phoenix nights. The Wagyu Beef Carpaccio is seductive, the Bone-In Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin is captivating, and the Seared Citrus Glazed Salmon is simply invigorating. And while dishes like these demand attention, the thoughtful selection of side offerings has earned its own fan ... 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 »

108The Wild Thaiger

Address: 2631 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
The Wild Thaiger
As the cooling mist falls from the Wild Thaiger’s expansive covered patio, one may feel as though he or she has found a true tropical oasis in the heart of Phoenix. This authentic Thai cuisine restaurant hopes to please every palate with its relaxing décor and made-to-order menu. Fans of fiery fare will revel in dishes that highlight the heat of the Thai chili, while more sensitive mouths will appreciate that they may order on the conservative side of spice. And vegetarians delight – tofu and veggie substitutions are offered in many dishes. Learn More »

107Nellie Cashman's Monday Club

Address: 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
Nellie Cashman's Monday Club
Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club, named for Arizona’s oldest club for women, is a star within the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa. With an open-style kitchen, Executive Chef Jason Christie creates flavorful, healthy dishes. From gourmet salads boasting local organic ingredients to the nostalgic dinner entrees such as Roasted Half Chicken Provencal with fingerling potatoes, Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club offers a wide variety of options for its diners. The outdoor patios offer an incredible view of the McDowell Mountains, which complement the delicious cuisine. Situated in one of Arizona’s most luxurious spas, this eatery is ideal for a quick bite before ... 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 »

106The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar

Address: 61 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ  85201   Make a Reservation
The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar
RecommendedNewEditor's Pick
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 »

109Milano's Pizzeria

Address: 4545 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ  85205   Make a Reservation

109Caffe Boa

Address: 5063 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ  85044   Make a Reservation

107Sassi

Address: 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Sassi
Top 10Special Offer
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 »

109Taggia

Address: 4925 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
RecommendedNewEditor's Pick
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 »

108Quiessence

Address: 6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ  85042   Make a Reservation
Quiessence
Escape the urban sprawl of Phoenix with a visit to Quiessence on “the Farm” at South Mountain. This quaint culinary retreat offers pastoral serenity in the heart of the city. Explore this verdant agricultural oasis, before cozying up by the fireplace in Quiessence’s historic farmhouse. The menu changes seasonally to feature the freshest local Arizona foods, including those grown onsite. Quiessence serves Contemporary American Farm Cuisine with a conscience, choosing US suppliers with ethical environmental and humane practices. Whether savoring a romantic dinner or socializing at a special event, a trip to the Farm is sure to be an adventure. 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 »

106Bistro Provence

Address: 8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Bistro Provence
Top 10
After a recent re-model of the interior, menu, and management, Bistro Provence has unveiled a whole new outlook and style to this French restaurant. While French dining has the stereotype of being stuffy and uptight, Bistro Provence provides an ambiance that is both cozy and romantic. As for the food, Bistro Provence offers very extensive options for lunch and dinner, each fit with both traditional French dishes, such as Coq Au Vin and Bouillabaisse De Provence, as well as more contemporary twists on classic cuisine. Prepare yourself for a sophisticated but delectable dining experience. Learn More »