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T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and SpaT. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa
2920 reviews
Mediterranean | Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Great place! Beautiful grinds and setting. Wonderful food and service. Is there anything more that matters? More

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Cress on Oak Creek at L'Auberge de SedonaCress on Oak Creek at L'Auberge de Sedona
2411 reviews
Contemporary American | Sedona, Sedona / Flagstaff / Prescott

The food was awesome and the service was spectacular. However, the prices were too high. I wouldn’t go back to experience it again. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - ChandlerFleming's Steakhouse - Chandler
954 reviews
Steak | Chandler, East Valley

Such great service - Raymond is unparalleled in his command of the menu and cuisine! Loved it! More

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Saltrock Southwest KitchenSaltrock Southwest Kitchen
942 reviews
Regional American (Southwestern) | Sedona, Sedona / Flagstaff / Prescott

It was fabulous! We will definitely go again when we are back in town visiting from Austin, TX! More

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Blue Hound Kitchen & CocktailsBlue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
1106 reviews
American | Phoenix, Phoenix

The food and service was AMAZING! I look forward to going again to try something different! More

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elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountainelements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
3136 reviews
American | Scottsdale, Scottsdale

We had a most romantic dinner at elements - everything about it was perfect. We had a fabulous table looking out at the remarkable view and it was very private. Our server, Michael, was top notch! The appetizer and main course was a gourmet's delight, but the chocolate dessert was a bit of a let down. We will definitely go back and enjoy this outstanding restaurant on our next visit to Scottsdale! More

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Fat OxFat Ox
815 reviews
Italian | Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Fun upscale dining spot in the heart of Central Scottsdale. Delicious Italian food& cocktails. We will be back soon More

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Weft & Warp Art Bar + KitchenWeft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen
160 reviews
Contemporary American | Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Located at the Andaz Scottsdale we arrived at sunset just as the sun dipped behind Camelback Mountain. A stunning view. We were greeted with live music, fire pits and happy hour. Our server Rebecca was extremely personable and really made the experience enjoyable. A very enjoyable experience all around. We’ll definitely be back. More

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Zinburger Wine and Burger Bar - PhoenixZinburger Wine and Burger Bar - Phoenix
87 reviews
Burgers | Central Phoenix, Phoenix

Great burgers, wine and service! More

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Autumn Court Chinese RestaurantAutumn Court Chinese Restaurant
18 reviews
Chinese | Central Phoenix, Phoenix

‘‘Twas a good time. Autumn court is bomb More

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Shimogamo Restaurant1. Shimogamo Restaurant
206 reviews
Japanese | Chandler, East Valley

Excellent dinner. I was not there to share with my family but they loved every bite of it. More

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Kai | Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass2. Kai | Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
1829 reviews
Regional American (Southwestern) | Chandler, East Valley

Indigenous ingredients and local ingredients made for a lovely and delicious dinner. Excellent service! More

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Café Monarch3. Café Monarch
2766 reviews
Contemporary American | Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale

This restaurant was one of the best I have been to. The service was impeccable and the food outstanding! Loved the atmosphere. More

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Ten Handcrafted American Fare and Spirits4. Ten Handcrafted American Fare and Spirits
99 reviews
Contemporary American | Central Phoenix, Phoenix

We both enjoyed our meal- creative and fresh! Intimate setting- lived up the the high reviews it has acquired... More

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The Dhaba5. The Dhaba
440 reviews
Indian | Tempe, East Valley

Always a wonderful experience here. Not only is the food amazing and terrific, it is served hot and fresh at the proper temperatures, and the staff are quite pleasant here and friendly as well. Worth the trip if you would like authentic Indian cuisine! You may adjust your personal individual "spiciness preference" to your liking, so don't be afraid to check it out. More

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CB Live at Desert RidgeCB Live at Desert Ridge
American | Desert Ridge, Phoenix

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Keeler's Neighborhood SteakhouseKeeler's Neighborhood Steakhouse
Steakhouse | Carefree, Scottsdale

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse is the answer to the demand for a high value for the dollar, top-quality steakhouse experience in north Scottsdale — at last!

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse features only the finest Certified Angus Beef (CAB) steaks, freshest available seafood, chicken, and American specialties that redefine comfort food, served with professional yet unpretentious service.

In addition to fine dining, Keeler’s featuring an inviting and upscale neighborhood social house atmosphere that encourages conversation and laughs among old friends and new. More

Maui PastaMaui Pasta
Italian | Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Italian Eatery, Factory Cafe and Pasta Shop! Come experience our scratch kitchen and fresh pasta, and dine as if you were eating in an Italian Cafe on Maui!More

Picazzo's Gourmet Pizza and SaladsPicazzo's Gourmet Pizza and Salads
Bistro | North Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Enjoy healthier Italian fare at Picazzo's Gourmet Pizza and Salads. It serves dishes that are mainly gluten-free, as well as caters to individuals who are lactose intolerant and have other food allergy sensitivities. Picazzo's Gourmet Pizza and Salads prepares its dishes using organic ingredients. Italian white bean and kale soup, baked wings with a choice of sauce or house-made cheese bread makes for tasty starters. Guests can try an entrée of pesto ravioli, turkey lasagna bolognese or Tuscan chicken breast. This restaurant also offers unique artisan-style pizza with toppings like strawberries and heirloom carrots, as well as vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Given TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence 2015, Picazzo's Gourmet Pizza and Salads was awarded New Times Phoenix Best Gluten-Free Restaurant 2015-2016. It features a daily "Healthy Hour" with house wines and craft beer.


Varsity TavernVarsity Tavern
Sports Bar | Tempe, East Valley

Varsity Tavern, a high-energy sports bar and Tempe's newest hot spot, plays host to foodies and sports fans by day and partygoers looking to celebrate good times at night. A perfect new option for Tempe-area employees, nearby residents and college students, Varsity Tavern aims to become the epicenter of the dine-drink-play movement on Mill Avenue. Featuring lunch and dinner fare, high-definition televisions for game-day viewing, a lively happy hour, outdoor entertainment and a nightclub.

Varsity Tavern's menu blends the best of Texas-style food with a distinctively Arizona spirit, Chef Hernandez has created a menu that features eclectic fare such as Pot Roast Sliders, Barbecue Pork Ribs, The Sloppiest Sloppy Joe, Cheez-it chicken tenders and more!More

Discover Phoenix

A sprawling city in the heart of the desert southwest, Phoenix fares brilliantly when it comes to food. Of course you’ll find Mexican favorites like chili con carne, pozole and tamales. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can nosh on cactus fries pre-rattlesnake course. (True story.) Breweries, Asian restaurants and new American cuisine can all be found in spades, too. The nearby suburb of Scottsdale is host to a number of elegant eateries and old world golf clubs, like the Art Deco Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Biltmore Hotel.