Scottsdale boasts a thriving culinary scene of over 400 restaurants featuring everything from trendy gastropubs to rustic Western saloons. The Scottsdale restaurant scene is a melting pot of acclaimed chefs, innovative cuisine, and with over 300 sunny days every year, some of the best al fresco dining in the country. As home to a top-rated Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, the Scottsdale dining scene also enjoys a healthy population of raw young talent experimenting with bold flavors and culinary fusion.
See what this foodie paradise is all about for yourself with a meal at one of Scottsdale’s best restaurants. At the top of our list is Virtu, a tiny Mediterranean cafe tucked away in a B&B in downtown Scottsdale. The restaurant has been collecting accolades from chefs and food magazines across the country for its take on globally-influenced, homemade "honest craft" cuisine.
Another Scottsdale gem is FnB, where the kitchen uses farm-fresh ingredients and culinary creativity to put together pleasing small plate ensembles.
BLT Steak offers top-notch takes on the modern American steakhouse, while Lon's at the Hermosa is the perfect place to enjoy wholesome, Southwest-infused American cuisine on one of the loveliest outdoor patios in the city.
If you're looking for light Italian fare that's freshly prepared, including homemade pasta, book a table at EVO in Old Town Scottsdale.
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