When you're ready to sit down and eat in Old Town Scottsdale, you certainly won't have to look far for a winning meal. Scottsdale's Old Town district is home to dozens of award-winning restaurants, including Virtu, a small cafe dishing up artful versions of Mediterranean classics. Don't miss the grilled octopus, a house favorite.
The Mission, which specializes in modern Latin American cuisine, shows off the city's flair for melding disparate influences with amazing results. This upscale restaurant is a great place to sample what's on the cutting edge of Southwestern, Mexican and Latin cuisine.
For farm-fresh ingredients skillfully prepared and creatively paired, head to FnB, a foodie haven where artful plates are served with Arizona-crafted wine.
For a special occasion dinner, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better Old Town destination than Cafe Monarch, which features a romantic patio courtyard complete with gurgling fountains and rustic lantern lighting. Chef/owner Gus Lewkowicz offers a different seasonal and chef-inspired four-course prix fixe menu every week, all featuring organic and locally sourced ingredients.
Finally, let's not forget Citizen Public House, a critic's darling that combines the jovial ambiance of the traditional public house with a menu steeped in pub grub, delivered with gourmet execution and flair.