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107Bel Sito Ristorante

Address: 7125 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
Bel Sito Ristorante
For an intimate dining experience, Belsito Ristorante is the spot for delicious Tuscan-inspired cuisine in a space with personality and hospitality. Nestled in the back corner of 5th Avenue, Belsito offers outdoor seating without a view of busy city streets or noisy cars. The elegant, warm interior compliments Belsitos’ traditional Italian menu with generously proportioned dishes. But Belsito hasn’t always been a Phoenix native—it recently moved here from Michigan, where Zagat surveyors named it “Best Italian Restaurant” in the Detroit Area. Consider this transfer a gain for Arizona, because these dishes are sure to please and arouse your taste buds. Learn More »

107Mastro's Ocean Club

Address: 15045 N. Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
Mastro's Ocean Club
Arriving at Mastro's Ocean Club restaurant in the Kierland Commons, located in Scottsdale, is a little like arriving at an opening night gala. The name of the restaurant is outlined in glowing blue light, no doubt in reverence to the color of the ocean, and a statue of four dolphins adorns the exterior entrance of the restaurant. Maestro’s Ocean Club provides a standard of service and a dining experience that is largely unmatched in today’s restaurant scene. Whether your desire is to run into a celebrity, dine on a sumptuous meal, or imbibe on the select wines offered, you won’t … Learn More »

107Mastro's Steakhouse

Address: 8852 E Pinnacle Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
A sophisticated, refined eating environment has been established at Mastro’s Steakhouse, while maintaining an unpretentious aura. The restaurant is completely covered in lavish, distinctive décor from the bold artful interpretations on the walls to the larger than life abstract chandelier lighting and vibrant color patterns of each room. The visual appeal is just a snapshot of what Mastro’s has to offer; the stylish dining destination is a place where guests can enjoy premium cuisine, cocktails and entertainment. Locals, visitors, and celebrities alike are drawn to Mastro’s Steakhouse for its unparalleled quality of masterful fare with atmospheric flair! Learn More »

107Palm 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 »

108District 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 »

109Binkley'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 »

107Pizzeria Bianco

Address: 623 E. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Pizzeria Bianco
Notorious for their long lines and long wait, customers keep coming back to Pizzeria Bianco for their famous pizzas, salads and brews. All pizzas are oven roasted, and even though there are only 6 selections to choose from, each option is eager to please, more notably their popular Rosa Pizza with red onion, parmigiano reggiano, rosemary and Arizona pistachios. Pistachios on a pizza? Full of surprises, the modestly simply Pizzeria Bianco will leave your belly satisfied. Learn More »

108Posh

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 »

1011Rancho 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 »

109Elements

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 »

107Bourbon 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 »

108Houston'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 »

107The Greene House

Address: 15024 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
The Greene House
New
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 »

107Bistro 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 »

1010Taggia

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 »

107Remington's

Address: 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
Sophisticated reinterpretations of classic American and International favorites are sprinkled about the menu at Remington’s, along with original house specialties. Signature entrées offered are Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb, seasonal fish dishes, and complimenting accompaniments. Freshly baked pretzel rolls are an inventive staple at Remington’s, as are the live Jazz performances, Tuesday- Saturday nights starting at 6:00pm in the lounge. The exquisite menu and entertainment are paired with an extensive wine list, and fabulous service to complete the appeasing ambiance. Learn More »

107Bistro 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 »

1010Bri

Address: 2221 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ  85006   Make a Reservation

109Eddie V's

Address: 20715 North Pima Road, Phoenix, AZ  85255   Make a Reservation
Eddie V's
Located in Scottsdale’s upscale D.C. Ranch, Eddie V’s Edgewater Grill’s dark ambiance offers a luxurious setting in which to enjoy a decadent meal. Executive Chef Brian Feirstein prepares a variety of dishes with French, Asian, Mexican, Italian, and good old Texan influences, individual to each dish. Recipes are brought to life with either fresh fish, flown in daily, or the finest Midwestern beef, from Allen Brothers Chicago. Eddie V’s feature’s an award winning wine list, and desserts as delicious as they are beautiful. Enjoy big dark booths and crisp white linens in the dining room, or opt for their exciting … Learn More »

1010McCormick and Schmick's - Phoenix

Address: 2575 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
McCormick and Schmick's - Phoenix
Customary details allow McCormick and Schmick’s to maintain a classic aura and appeal that translates both through the décor and menu. Handcrafted mahogany woodwork, stained glass features, English racing-car-green carpeting, brass fixtures, and Tiffany-style lamps all contribute to the traditional sophistication this restaurant prides itself for. The cigar-friendly bar is a fine place to enjoy a classic cocktail or scotch, and The Rockefeller Room is a great fit for large parties. Six “snugs” provide private booths in the main dining room that comfortably seat six, where guests may enjoy menu favorites like the Raw Oyster Bar selection and the Main … Learn More »