Established in 1990, Arcadia Farms Cafe is hidden away in downtown Scottsdale, and is a cozy cottage serving gourmet goodies which will tantalize your taste-buds. At lunch, soups, salad and sandwiches make up most of the menu. They are all house-made, healthy, fresh and flavorful. At dinner, the entrees are sophisticated and heartier. Do not forget to try the pork tenderloin with Portobello and artichoke or the roasted halibut with mustard glaze and caramelized cabbage. The menu also features scrumptious desserts made of quality ingredients. Unwind over exquisite drinks with friends and family as you relax in the welcoming space. Arcadia offers catering and event planning services as well.
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.
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.
Nationally recognised Chef Robert McGrath has taken cowboy cooking to a whole new level at his Scottsdale location. This restaurant takes diners on a taste tour of the West, from Colorado to California. Chef McGrath's signature dishes include Mustard-Crusted Rainbow Trout with Sweet Potato Fries, Hickory-Braised Beef Short Rib and Sugar & Chile-Cured Duck Breast. Full bar service is offered. See website for menus and drink list.
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.
Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace is exactly that, you can come and enjoy a meal, then buy one of the products used in the kitchen to take with you. As one of the popular restaurants from Fox Concepts chain, the kitchen serves innovations on Italian favorites. The restaurant features two private dining areas, a large patio and it offers more than 50 different wines at a time. The desserts complete the picture in perfect style, especially when you try the house-made gelato.
Established in 1994, husband and wife owners, Jay and Christine Wisniewski are certified sommeliers, so to say they know their wine is an understatement. Their passion for wine has translated into wonderful recipes in the kitchen, where the menu is a fine selection of carefully created seasonal and organic specialties. The excellent wine list has received a number of national accolades and it boasts a selection of nearly 500 labels. The bistro's interiors have a modern decor, with brick-exposed walls and the beautifully decorated outdoor patio is also perfect for a romantic lunch or dinner.
Situated in the midst of clubs and eateries along Tempe's Mill Avenue, Zuma Grill is a great place for a meal or for a night out. Nighttime entertainment varies between karaoke, reggae, DJs with dance mixes and various live performers. The menu features a tasty mix of hamburgers, salads and sandwiches.
This elegant and eccentric restaurant is a true treasure. Owners Robert and Robin Trick turn out real treats from this kitchen. Situated in a 1920s cottage with a picturesque patio, the fare is American with a Southwestern, and sometimes Asian twist. Mismatched place settings and cozy country decor give this restaurant eclectic charm. Fresh fish is delivered daily and makes up a big part of the menu. The Smoked Salmon Cakes are a big seller. Lunches feature creative soups, salads and sandwiches.
Located right in the heart of downtown Tempe, Pedal Haus Brewery offers in-house beers and superb American cuisine in a casual, collegial atmosphere. The beers made here include the Witbier, IPA, Belgian-style Dubbel and Tripel, a Pilsner and a sweet Nitro Maple Milk Stout to name a few. The master brewers constantly change the menu, wherein many styles are covered, from ESB (English-style Bitter) to Dortmunder, chances are you will see something new. The food goes beyond your typical bar plates, here you can order something a little more innovative like a Burrata & Bacon Salad, Chilled Shrimp Gazpacho or an Organic Mushroom & Asparagus Pasta. If you are looking for something that befits a brewpub, don't worry, you can still order some amazing burgers, brats, sandwiches and other delicious bar bites.
With excellent seafood, gallons of craft brew on tap, and an occasional ghost story, this long-time Tempe establishment has entertained diners and drinkers for many years in an old house rumored to be haunted. Most come for their awesome happy-hour and oysters, though the menu is better-than-average. The bar is usually filled with locals and ASU students who congregate around the old house sipping on beer pints. It's located in the historic Mitchell Park neighborhood and oftentimes people say that they can still see a ghostly figure dancing on the attic floor.
Mijana Lebanese restaurant is a great place to explore your taste buds and introduce newer cuisines to your list of exotic palate. Sensuous belly dancers moving to traditional Middle-eastern music are on offer. Gorgeous, texturally-rich hummus and soft, fluffy pita bread, kababs and lamb roasts cooked in Lebanese spices featuring on the menu make the exotic Lebanese experience complete. The freshly-made, Sangria at Mijana is a popular drink among patrons.