Within the picturesque Tlaquepaque Village, this upscale eatery is perfect for celebrating special occasions and impressing visitors. The elegant cuisine is prepared under the direction of Executive Chef Walter Paulson and is served with the utmost attention to detail. The signature dish is the Colorado Rack of Lamb ala René for two, carved tableside. An exceptional wine list offers quite a few selections in the USD25-40 per bottle range. Note that personal checks are not accepted.
Have you ever savored rattlesnake or buffalo? You can here. "High Desert cuisine" is offered at this upscale cowboy cafe. Buffalo and beef are as big on the menu here as burgers in chili. There are a variety of steak cuts to savour. Try the BBQ Snake Brochette or a basket of Sweet Potato Fries to start. The "Cowboy Cocktails" are truly a taste of the West and are named accordingly—Cow Tippin' Tonic, Pink Lizard and Arizona Sunset.
A javelina is a creature similar to a wild boar - but there's certainly nothing "boar"ing about this lively, colorful cantina. Decorated in a bright Mexican motif, this restaurant is loud and filled with local charm. Choices are primarily Sonoran, with an Arizona accent. Combination plates of tacos, enchiladas and chimichangas are filling and flavorful. Lunch and dinner are served daily and it's Happy Hour from 3p-6p daily. Dinners are priced from USD8-16, Margaritas from USD5-7. Live music is featured on Saturday evenings.
Hill Side Sedona is a premium shopping center located centrally in Sedona, Arizona. It is an inviting destination with red rock landscapes, water features and entertainment elements intact for a perfect fun filled day. The shopping arena at the Hill Side has the best of designer boutiques, home décor stores, trendy salons and local grocery stores. After shopping, pamper yourself with an assortment of delicious meals and desserts available in American, Mexican and Irish flavors. Those interested in art can explore the fine art galleries to view master pieces of renowned artists from around the world. This hillside destination is also one of the favorite venues to create memorable private events.
Sound Bites Grill opened its doors to the public in the year 2012, and has since been counted among the best steakhouses in the city. Along with being a premium eatery, the place is also a classy theme bar, hosting some of the best live music performances, making evenings a wonderful time of the day. The place has a friendly vibe to it, often throbbing with the latest tracks played in concerts and other music events. The bar and eatery have special menus for breakfasts, snacks, along with liquor and coffee; so you have a great number of options to choose from. If you have not yet visited Sound Bites Grill, do it now!
Trailhead Tea is a famous tea house in Sedona offering more than 130 types of teas that have been imported from various tea estates around the globe. If you're a health enthusiast you can sample some of their herbal teas that are rich in antioxidants and medicinal properties, helping you stay fresh without much of sugar intake. Visitors can buy their teas by the ounce from their on-site store or log on to their online store and get your favorite products delivered to you. The Herbal Vanilla Chai, Three Sisters White and Sedona Morning are some of their most popular teas. In addition to the teas, you can also get smoothies, lattes, and matcha here.
Take a break and follow Highway 179 south back to Interstate-17 to the Camp Verde exit 289. Slots, poker, keno and bingo await you in this gaming facility owned and operated by the Yavapai-Apache. There are conference facilities, lodging, multiple restaurants and live entertainment. For families, the 20-lane bowling facility offers safe fun and an on-site Johnny Rockets diner. Nearby attractions include ancient cliff dwellings and ruins at Montezuma's Castle and Well.
Cliff Castle Casino's fine dining venue is designed to replicate a cave-dwelling, with jagged rock walls and diffused lighting. The table-settings are Southwestern formal, with starched cloths and fine china, making this an unusual, though strangely appealing upscale dining venue. The menu puts an Arizona spin on classic steak, poultry and seafood preparations. A guest favorite is the papaya-glazed chicken. Dinner entrées run from $14-25. Wines by the glass start at about $5. The casino also has a Johnny Rockets 50s-style diner, a bakery/deli and several themed lounges.
Set in the style of an old Italian Villa with antique chandeliers, vintage tables a cozy fire pit and a courtyard featuring tall trees, blooming flowers and iron gates, Cucina Rustica take you to old Italy the moment you gaze the rustic interiors. Known for its fine selection of Italian and Mediterranean delicacies like Veal Piccata, Eggplant Parmigiana and Marchiaro, the chefs ensure that not only will the farm-to-table dishes tickle your taste buds but the food will please your palate as well. Cocktails, Italian wines and local wines can also be called to complement the dishes. Whether you are in the mood to celebrate a special occasion, impress your date or simply enjoy fine food and wine, then a meat at Cucina Rustica can be a great idea.
Set in a cozy place, Full Moon Saloon is a popular spot among the locals who want to indulge themselves in some lively entertainment along with hearty food and drinks. The bar is often crowded by youngsters lending to the buzzing atmosphere. Known for their karaoke nights as well as live music performance, you can be rest assured you’ll have a good time here either by yourself or with your group. Treat yourself to a refreshing cocktail as you sing along to the tunes as the bar comprises of some creative drinks. Flavors like Full Moon Burger and Chicken Wings are available for the patrons feeling famished. You can also spend time playing a game of pool with your friends here. If you are looking for some fun, then Full Moon Saloon is where you should be.