The Midday Gourmet: Where to Lunch in Scottsdale
Whether your aim is to nosh on a gourmet burger, or fill up on authentic, straight-from-the-oven Italian paninis, the busy Scottsdale lunch scene has you covered. Lunch-goers wishing to see and be seen should head to Cafe Zuzu, the fun, hip eatery at Scottsdale's retro-chic Hotel Valley Ho. Not only is the people-watching great, the food is outstanding. American comfort food gets a gourmet makeover here: try the Truffled Grilled Cheese, or the Grilled Chicken Sandwich (featuring brie and arugula in a bacon vinaigrette). Other hot Scottsdale lunch spots include Culinary Dropout, the fashionable new Waterfront-area cafe... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "For an even healthier meal, ask your server about whole wheat pasta substitutions."
- Neighborhood: Arcadia
Local Expert Tip: "Don't leave without trying the house hummus--one of the best in town. "
Local Expert Tip: "Come hungry--the plates here are famously huge."
Local Expert Tip: "Hamburgers and other classic American fare is also a specialty here. "
Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy live music on the patio several nights a week."
Local Expert Tip: "Fresh shellfish available daily at this bistro's popular Oyster Bar. "
Local Expert Tip: "Try one of the specialty Vietnamese coffee drinks or a seasonal fresh fruit smoothie with your meal."
Local Expert Tip: "Try the Salmon Sushi, one of the best in town. "
- Cuisine: American
Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy the Chef's Table every Monday night, a special four-course dinner with thoughtful wine pairings."
Local Expert Tip: "Try a breakfast specialty from the "Arcadia Classics" menu."
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