Known for its beautiful resorts and upscale shopping, Scottsdale’s reputation as a vacation destination is well-known, and so is its place on the culinary map. The restaurants on this list aren’t in any particular order, but they’re all doing their part to solidify Scottsdale as a foodie haven.

Los Olivos Mexican Patio
7328 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Hours: 11:00am-10:00pm Sunday-Thursday, 11:00am-11:00pm Friday & Saturday
Happy Hour:
4:00pm-7:00pm Monday-Friday
Appetizers $5-$6
Drinks $2.50 domestic draft beers, $4 house margaritas, well drinks
Menu Highlights:
• Los Olivos Special: Two cheese and onion enchiladas with sour cream and green sauce served
with rice and beans
• Carne Asada: A long-time steak-lover’s favorite, served with pico de gallo, a flour tortilla,
green salad, rice, and beans
• Fish Tacos: Three soft corn tortillas, each stuffed with sauteed white fish. Served with cabbage,
pico de gallo and garlic dressing. Served with rice and beans.

A Valley staple for 70 years, Los Olivos Mexican Patio serves up the flavors of real Sonoran Cuisine. Tortillas and salsas are made by hand and drinks are poured generously. Family owned and operated, Los Olivos provides memorable food experiences for guests time and time again.

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Fat Ox
6316 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Hours: 4:30pm-9:30pm Sunday-Thursday, 4:30pm-10:30pm Friday & Saturday
Aperitivo Hour:
4:30pm-6:00pm Daily
Appetizers $5-$10
Cocktails $12, Wine $9, Beer $3-$5
Menu Highlights:
• Veal Meatballs: Giusto polenta, San Marzano tomato, basil, parmesan
• Garganelli: Truffle butter, speck, parmesan
• Gigli: San Marzano tomato, EVO, basil, parmesan

With Phoenix-born chef Matt Carter at the helm, Fat Ox delivers authentic Italian meals. Most of the dishes only have four to eight components, which allows the fresh ingredients and expert preparation to soar. Combine the food with a beautiful building, and the Fat Ox delivers a dinner to remember.

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Tottie’s Asian Fusion 2
6204 N Scottsdale Rd N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Hours: 11:00am-10:00pm Tuesday-Sunday, Closed Monday
Weekday Lunch Specials:
11:00am-3:00pm Tuesday-Thursday
Menu Highlights:
• Tottie Rolls: Vietnamese style egg rolls with pork and chicken
• Soft Shell Crab with Curry: Soft shell crab, Thai basil, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, onions and
red bell peppers stirfried with red curry
• Bun Tom: Charbroiled pork, shrimp and tottie rolls with fresh lettuce, fresh mint, peanuts and
rice vermicelli.

Owned and operated by chef Tottie Kaya, Tottie’s Asian Fusion 2 brings together the best of Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese cuisines. Tottie’s is family friendly yet offers a variety of tastes for a sophisticated palette. With care toward those with special dietary needs and a warm atmosphere, Tottie’s is a crowd-pleaser.

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Veneto Trattoria
6137 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Hours: Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner 5:00pm-10:00pm Monday-Saturday, Closed Sunday
Menu Highlights:
• Pasta e Fasioi: Traditional Venetian beans and pasta soup simmered in vegetable broth
• Fettuccine al Sugo d’Anitra: Homemade fettuccine tossed with braised duck ragout
• Ossobucco di Maiale alla Milanese: Pork shank slowly braised and served over risotto

Veneto Trattoria is the real deal. Not only does the restaurant have the friendly atmosphere diners would expect from a northern Italian trattoria, chef Massino Brunelli—who has been at the restaurant since it opened—is Venetian, and manager Remo Gerra is also from Italy. Diners can enjoy their meals alfresco on the beautiful patio and feel like they’re on an Italian holiday.

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Kyoto Scottsdale
7170 E Stetson Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Hours: 11:00am-10:00pm Sunday-Thursday, 11:00am-11:00pm Friday & Saturday
Happy Hour:
3:00pm-6:00pm Daily
Discounted sake, wine, beer, cocktails, and appetizers
Menu Highlights:
• Teppanyaki: NY strip, glazed tofu, cod, filet mignon, lobster tail, chicken, shrimp, or salmon
• Ramen Bowls: Noodles, green onions, carrots, and bean sprouts, choice of broth and protein
• Spiked Toriniku: Chicken breast with sautéed onions and asparagus served with special sauce

Kyoto gives diners a traditional taste of Japan in a variety of ways, including Bento lunches, personal chefs preparing meals right before your eyes on the flaming Teppanyaki grills, and master chefs preparing specialty sushi. Wash down your meal with premium craft sake drinks in a restaurant that has a festive atmosphere—especially at night.

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Chompie’s Restaurant & Deli
9301 East Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Hours: 6:00am-9:00pm
Kids eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of an adult entrée
Active duty, retired, and veteran U.S. Military personnel receive 20% daily
Menu Highlights:
• Original Jewish Sliders: Mini challah rolls filled with moist lean brisket, mini potato pancakes
and jack cheese. Served with a side of brown gravy
• Hot Pastrami Sandwich: NY pastrami baked with secret blend of spices & steamed to
• Times Square New Yorker: Choice of corned beef or pastrami smothered with coleslaw and
1000 Island dressing on double-baked Jewish rye.

After moving from Queens to Phoenix in 1979, the Borenstein family brought East Coast traditions to Arizona. Chompie’s is a full-service restaurant known for their New York deli Jewish fare, freshly baked bagels, breads, cakes, and pastries. Chompie’s is a generous slice of the Big Apple right here in Scottsdale.

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Wally’s American Gastropub
7704 E Doubletree Ranch Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Hours: 11:00am-9:00pm Daily
Happiest Hour:
3:00pm-6:00pm Daily
Appetizers $5-$10
$4 craft brews, $7 pub cocktails, $7 wine by the glass
Menu Highlights:
• Braised Short Rib: Reduction glaze, sautéed spinach, horseradish mashed potatoes
• Fish and Chips: Atlantic cod, French fries, Collins’ slaw, malt vinegar aioli
• Magic Calamari: Paul Prudhomme “Magic” Spice, buttermilk marinated vine ripened marinara, lemon

Wally’s is a family-owned restaurant serving hearty and from-scratch meals. The menu features stick-to-your-ribs foods that aren’t weighed down with the grease that could come with traditional pub fare. That being said, the S’Mac (skillet mac and cheese) is as sinful as it is delicious.

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POMO Pizzeria Napoletana
8977 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Hours: 11:00am-10:00pm Sunday-Thursday, 11:00am-11:00pm Friday &Saturday

Happy Hour:
3:00pm-6:00pm Daily
Appetizers $5-$8
$4 wine by the glass, $5 drafts, $5 well cocktails, $2 off of craft cocktails
Menu Highlights:
• Margherita Pizza: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmigiano, basic, EVOO
• Principe Pizza: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, prosc. crudo san daniele, arugula, shaved
parmigiano, basil, EVOO
• Don Alfonso Pizza: Tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salame, sausage, red bell pepper, basil, EVOO

Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana is the first and only pizzeria in Arizona awarded the prestigious certifications of true authentic Neopolitan pizza from the highly regarded Associazione Pizzaioli Napoletani and Verace Pizza Nepoletana pizza associations in Napoli, Italy. The ingredients are fresh and the pizza is amazing. As if you that wasn’t enough, Pomo features delightful salads and yummy pastas. Buon appetito!

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Old Town Tortilla Factory
6910 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 8525

Hours: 5:00pm-9:00pm Sunday-Thursday, 5:00pm-10:00pm Friday & Saturday
Menu Highlights:
• Red Chile Pork Chop: 10 oz. Grilled pork chop topped with our Ancho raspberry sauce. Served
with garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
• Pollo Margarita Chicken: Chicken breast stuffed with cheese, roasted peppers and onions,
topped with citrus tequila sauce and served with chipotle mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
• Carne De Fuego: Bistro cut steak smothered in our homemade chipotle honey sauce, served with sautéed peppers, onions and a whipped sweet potato-stuffed green chile

Though Old Town Tortilla Factory has amazing food, we need to focus on the atmosphere. The restaurant was built from a 75-year old adobe home and boasts a 1400 square foot flagstone patio that’s surrounded by vegetation and shaded by 100-year-old pecan trees. Dining at Old Town Tortilla Factory is the quintessential Southwestern experience.

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Oceans 44
4748 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm Sunday-Thursday, 5:00pm-11:00pm Friday & Saturday
Menu Highlights:
• New England Lobster Rolls: Maine lobster, butter poached, grilled New England roll
• Crispy Shrimp Deviled Eggs: Deviled eggs, parmesan, crispy shrimp
• Chilean Sea Bass: Fresh fish is responsibly sourced from sustainable fisheries when available

Oceans 44 is the place to go for premium seafood and steaks in Scottsdale. The freshest fish is flown in daily and cooked to perfection. Add rich sides and decadent desserts to the mix and diners have a top-notch dining experience in a beautiful gill-ded building.

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