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North Scottsdale Restaurants

Scottsdale restaurants rival the best dining establishments in the country. Following are some of the finest located in the North Scottsdale AZ area. Also see Downtown Scottsdale Restaurants and those along the Camelback Corridor on the western edges of Scottsdale, Arizona

Restaurants in North Scottsdale


BRIO brings the pleasures of the Tuscan country villa to the American city. The Italians built their spacious country villas to escape the pressures of urban life and enjoy "La Dolce Vita" - the good life. They would mingle with family and friends and eat freshly prepared food from their grounds while surrounded by natural beauty. In just that manner, Brio offers its guests "La Dolce Vita."

Welcome to Maggiano's Little Italy, conveniently located in The Promenade, on the southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard. Our 250-seat dining room is ideal for group lunches, festive gatherings, and romantic dinners for two. Maggiano's specializes in authentic Southern Italian cuisine served family style and offers a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish, and memorable desserts.

  • 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Parkway
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85255map
  • 480 502-9095

Sassi is Scottsdale�s nationally known celebration of the best of Southern Italian wine and food. This AAA 4 Diamond independent restaurant transports you to the gracious setting and hospitality of an Italian farmhouse, serving a bounty of fresh local ingredients, handmade pasta, wild caught fish and more than 250 Italian wines. Relax in a setting reminiscent of a comfortable villa, enjoy an evening on the patio with views of city lights or host a special event for an evening to long remember.

Located in McCormick Ranch overlooking Lake Marguerite, this locally-owned restaurant is now celebrating its 20th year. Buster's offers various options for indoor or outdoor dining in a "resort casual" environment. Prime Rib and fresh seafood are Buster's staples, with other favorites including house smoked baby back ribs, tender lamb chops, beer battered Icelandic Cod and a variety of steak, chicken and pasta dishes. The lunch menu includes a large selection of salads, sandwiches and gourmet burgers along with lunch size portions of many specialty dishes.

  • elements
  • 5700 E. McDonald Drive
  • Sanctuary Resort and Spa
  • Paradise Valley AZ, 85253
  • 480 607-2302

Prepare to feast your senses. The transformation of elements restaurant will be complete in Spring 2010, setting the stage for your best new experience of the year. Praying Monk will be all about the views with floor-to-ceiling, slide-away walls, large-scale retractable skylights and two private patios...with stunning vistas of Camelback Mountain and overlooking Sanctuary's pool and the shining valley below.

Executive Chef Michael Rusconi's Four Diamond award-winning "Artful American Cuisine" and a rugged yet refined menu reflect the restaurant's cowboy roots. Rusconi's bold and contemporary take on original American flavors features robust entrees of natural boneless beef short ribs, grilled beef tenderloin, grilled filet of salmon or natural breast of duck, plus a chef's special-themed tasting menu, offered every night.

Morton's has earned our reputation of excellence by offering only the finest cuts of USDA prime aged beef, freshest seafood, hand-picked produce, delectable desserts and an extensive award-winning wine list. From the unforgettable tableside menu presentation to the "Heavenly Mortons" in Bar 1221, or dining under the stars on our new outdoor patio Morton's offers a truly memorable experience.

  • Talavera
  • Four Seasons Resort
  • 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85262map
  • 480 513-5085

Talavera features contemporary American cuisine with an emphasis on prime cuts of meat, poultry and game from boutique purveyors, as well as fresh seafood and other specialty dishes. Named for a type of brightly colored, hand painted Mexican pottery, the central focal point of Talavera is a dramatic fire element framed by glass � positioned for both indoor and outdoor diners to enjoy - and showcasing dramatic city and desert views.

ROKA AKOR offers an unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robatayaki Japanese cuisine. The restaurant's name is derived from two words: RO and KA. The meaning of the first word is hearth, a gathering place where people socialize and take in the ambience; the latter stands for a burning fire and projecting energy. The menu offers small plates, entrees from the impressive action-packed Robata grill, salads, sashimi, sushi.

Historic Reata Pass Steakhouse - experience the legend of the authentic Old West stage coach stop. Travelers were treated to welcome refreshments of a hot meal and a cool drink. Horses were watered and news was exchanged. Today, you can still enjoy the same hospitality, good food, and good conversation. Small or large group functions up to 800 people. Inside functions are limited to 150 -200 people. Our very private cookout area accommodates 400 people.

If you're looking for a true western experience . . . mosey on up to Pinnacle Peak Patio! For over 50 years we've been serving award-winning mesquite broiled steaks, chicken and baby back ribs with all the cowboy fixings. Two step to our live country western music, browse the gift shops or just watch the stars appear while relaxing on our outdoor patio. But remember, this steakhouse is a casual place . . . so don't even think of wearing a tie.

  • Jaspers Peak
  • 20511 North Hayden Road
  • Suite 100
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85255map
  • 480 563-3255

Jaspers Peak Bistro is located in North Scottsdale just one mile north of the 101 on the corner of Hayden Rd and Thompson Peak Pkwy. We are an owner operated, upscale casual eatery with an intimate atmosphere, a spacious patio and offer a full bar. Although we specialize in authentic Louisiana Cuisine and are best known for such dishes as Jambalaya, Blackened Prime Rib, the Cajun Char Burger, Voodoo Chicken as well as our homemade gumbo and Chili Orleans. We also feature several non spicy dishes,such as grilled salmon, vegetarian pasta, and the bacon wrapped meatloaf to name a few.

  • bloom
  • 8877 N. Scottsdale Road,
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85253
  • 480 922-5666
  • Claim Jumper Restaurant
  • 7000 E. Shea Boulevard
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85254
  • 480 951-6111
  • Dave and Buster's
  • 21001 N. Tatum Boulevard
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85050
  • 480 538-8957
  • ROQ
  • Montelucia Resort & Spa
  • 4949 E. Lincoln Drive
  • Paradise Valley AZ, 85253
  • 480 627-3067
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • 7001 N. Scottsdale Road
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85253
  • 480 991-5988
  • Sushi Roku at the W Scottsdale
  • 7277 E. Camelback Road,
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85251
  • 480 970-2121
  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • 6333 N. Scottsdale Road
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85250
  • 480 596-8265
  • Eddie V's Edgewater Grille
  • 20715 N. Pima Road
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85255
  • 480 538-8468
  • Mastro's Ocean Club Fish House
  • 15045 N. Kierland Boulevard
  • Scotttsdale AZ, 85254
  • 480 443-8555
  • McCormick & Schmick's Seafood
  • 8777 N. Scottsdale Road
  • Suite 308
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85253
  • 480 998-2026
  • The Capital Grille
  • 16489 N. Scottsdale Road
  • AScottsdale AZ, 85254
  • 480 348-1700
  • Fogo de Chao Churrascaria
  • 6300 N. Scottsdale Road
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85253
  • 480 609-8866
  • Mastro's Steakhouse
  • 8852 E. Pinnacle Peak Road
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85255
  • 480 585-9500
  • Handlebar J Restaurant & Saloon
  • 7116 E. Becker Lane,
  • Scottsdale AZ, 85254
  • 480 948-0110
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