Oregano's Pizza Bistro in Old Scottsdale keeps growing by leaps and bounds. A full range of creative pizzas, pastas, salads and appetizers are served in a setting that draws people like a magnet. Their oven fresh pizza cookie dressed with vanilla ice cream is a must have when you are here. There is definitely something for everyone here at this inventive pizza bistro.
Located next to the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, AZ/88 has some delicious American fare on offer. The menu offers a good selection of entrees, burgers, salads and desserts. Try the Las Brisas burger with jalapenos and avocado, or Elsa's chicken, which is smothered in bell peppers, pecans, and honey/mustard sauce. Salads include Cobb, shrimp, spinach, Caesar or chicken salad varieties. Team these up with their delectable martini. With an intention to shock patrons, AZ/88 displays bold art pieces which are conversational starters in themselves. Do check website for more.
Operated by the Houston's organization, Bandera is not only known for its terrific rotisserie-roasted chicken, but as a great place to gather for a friendly drink or a full meal. Besides the renowned rotisserie, the prime ribs, meatloaf and fresh fish dishes are among the popular favorites. This peppy restaurant is so sought after for its delicious food that reservations are highly recommended. With food that is reasonably priced and loaded with flavor, Bandera is a great place to dine with friends and family.
Offering the best steaks for your money's worth in North Scottsdale, The Capital Grille is the place to drop by if you are a meat and seafood lover. With a well stocked bar and fine ambiance, this steakhouse delivers top-class quality steaks and seafood. All their succulent steaks are cooked to perfection with the right flavor and texture. Reservations are recommended.
Handlebar J adorns multiple hats (pun intended). From a family dining restaurant with a vast menu to a large bar with live western music and dancing, this is a Scottsdale favorite. Cowboy hats by the hundreds dangle from the ceiling. Thick succulent steaks, prime rib, chicken, and ribs, make up most of the menu. This is definitely a meat and potatoes place - wranglers of all ages have been coming here since 1975. And if you happen to visit the venue between Wednesday and Sunday, you will be treated to an exquisite performance by Arizona's favorite country music band, The Herndon Brothers.
One of the last remaining cowboy saloons in Scottsdale, Rusty Spur Saloon is one hangout that attracts not just the locals but also tourists in large numbers. The old world charm this bar exudes is accentuated by numerous mementos and souvenirs of the former bank that existed in its place in the 1920s. Rusty features performances by country/western bands 7 days a week, and a spacious dance floor where you can do a two-step. The bar is well stocked with a variety of liquors and spirits; and if you are craving a bite to eat, then order a Cowboy Chili burger or the specialty Rusty Spur burger from the kitchen, and you are all set for a relaxed evening.
Crust Pizzeria & Ristorante is a widely successful chain of Italian cuisine restaurants located in Arizona. The Chandler chain of this family eatery is a great addition, with its cozy and welcoming interiors. The delicious variety of traditional dishes here, will make you feel as if you have you are sampling a slice of true Italy. Enjoy items like The Uncle Louie (pepperoni, sausage, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil pizza), the Italian Antipasto Bruschetta with Candied Lemon and their signature Mac and Cheese Pizza. Pair a meal here with a cold beer, wine or a cocktail and finish it off with a perfectly crispy and indulgent Cannolli for dessert.
Over-flowing beer on tap, a connoisseur's selection of craft beer and a buzzing ambiance, make SanTan Brewing Company Restaurant the perfect hang out for friends and family alike. Located in Downtown Chandler, this restaurant and brewery is a popular drinking place for beer enthusiasts and jolly revelers. A much-loved list of signature burgers is on offer which also includes some vegetarian options. The atmosphere of the restaurant is loud and buzzing with joy and laughter.
Beer snobs and music lovers now have a new haunt. Irish Republic locally known as Murphy's Law is the most happening Irish Pub in town. This place is packed with patrons all day and is a favorite with locals for their Guinness on tap, happy hours, live music and cool service. Whether you walk in here for just a pint or a hearty pub meal, you are bound to have a good time.
If you want to enjoy house-made brews with delicious dishes in an outdoor setting then head The Perch Brewery. They boast of having about 40 brews on tap which keeps changing, these are well formulated by the brewmaster. With a chilled glass of beer tease your taste buds with most recommended dishes like the meat and cheese board, pig wings and green chili pork pizza. Drop in on the weekend for a delectable brunch with family or friends. Kids can enjoy dishes like chicken tenders and cheese pizza. You can also pet and click a photograph with the colorful birds on the premises. The ambiance is playful and sometimes there are live music performances.
Stadium Club, on North Alma School Road, is an entertainment venue that the whole family can head to for a fun-filled night out. With karaoke five nights a week, Happy Hours, Thursday Ladies Nights and 25 TVS showing the latest sporting events, this is a place that guarantees entertainment. With an extensive food menu and 25 beers on tap, you have a lot of variety as far as food and drink go. To add to it all, they also have pool tables and darts. When you head to this family-owned and operated joint, you need not leave any member of yours behind, as the place welcomes kids as well.
Otaku is a Japaanese restaurant, Sushi bar and a great hang out place for Asian food lovers. The Omakase feature is specially recommended, with the chef personally choosing and creating your meal with all your demands in mind. The spirit counter comes up with exotic cocktails inspired by Asian flavors. So enjoy your invigorating sashimi and drink the soothing sake only at Otaku.