10 Best Restaurants Near Salt River Fields in Scottsdale

Many of the most popular restaurants near Salt River Fields in Scottsdale happen to be chain eateries and fast food joints. But you don't have to travel too far without bumping into a good restaurant. 

Grassroots Kitchen and Tap, a restaurant with a menu full of seasonally-inspired, Southern-inflected dishes, offers a casually refined place to eat, drink and unwind after a day at the ballpark. 

If you're craving Italian, be sure to plan a pit stop at Andreoli Italian Grocer, a cozy deli and cafe dishing out some of the most delicious and well-crafted Italian food in town. Chef and owner Giovanni Scorzo makes all the breads and pastries from scratch, including luscious cannolis and tiramisu.

Pizza lovers take note: Il Bosco has some of the best gourmet pizzas in Scottsdale. Not a bad dinner idea after an afternoon at the ballpark. 

Los Favoritos Taco Shop is a local chain with a location that isn't too far from Salt River Fields. It may not be gourmet fare, but the restaurant's down-home assortment of tacos, burritos and combo platters really hits the spot. 

For change of pace, head to Tandoori Times Indian Bistro, which offers refined and calm airs, plus an expansive menu of familiar staples like chicken tikka, palak paneer, and delicious garlic naan, plus specialties like tandoori wraps. On the weekends, the restaurant puts on belly dancing shows. 

Butters Pancakes & Cafe
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"Egg-ceptional eggs," moist and fluffy omelettes, original skillets, scramblers, eggs benedict, fruits and grains, pancakes, French toast, and Belgian waffles are just some of the breakfast specialties you'll find at this bright Scottsdale cafe....  Read More

Tandoori Times is a casual yet refined Indian bistro with two locations in metropolitan Phoenix. The expansive menu includes all your favorite Indian food staples, including chicken tikka marsala, lamb vindaloo, palak paneer, paneer makhani and...  Read More

Los Favoritos Taco Shop is a local Mexican food chain that is well-loved for its tasty selection of unpretentious, flavorful fare. The menu is replete with combo platters, and the selection includes down-home staples like hard shell tacos, carne...  Read More

SumoMaya Mexican-Asian Kitchen is a unique Scottsdale eatery with a menu crammed with dozens of Tapas-style small plates. The menu playfully blends the bold flavors of Latin America and Asia to deliver one-of-a-kind plates. The kitchen...  Read More

Veneto Trattoria is modeled after the traditional trattorias of Northern Italy. The menu features fresh dishes prepared with the best ingredients. The healthy, satisfying flavors used at Veneto Trattoria are lightly prepared for a satisfying...  Read More

Rita's Kitchen at Camelback Inn, A J.W. Marriott Resort
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This casual upscale cafe, located at the posh J.W. Marriott Resort, is a sanctuary of soothing terracotta floors, wood-beamed ceilings, and earthen adobe walls. Fortunately the food lives up to the ambiance, with a Southwestern-tinged menu that...  Read More

This Scottsdale sushi house has been a local institution since 1997, back when sushi was still a curiosity with many diners. This cozy neighborhood sushi restaurant offers some of the city's best chirashi bento boxes. The inventive menu includes...  Read More

This casually upscale restaurant delivers farm-fresh table with flair and elegance. The menu at Grassroots Kitchen & Tap delivers an eclectic menu of modern American fare with an emphasis on quality ingredients. Start with one of the sharing...  Read More

Il Bosco's pizzeria has become one of Scottsdale's favorite pizzerias. Starting as a mobile catering truck, this highly regarded pizza shop graduated to a bricks & mortar operation in the spring of 2012, quickly establishing itself as one of...  Read More

Owner and chef Giovanni Scorzo, a native of Calabria in northwest Italy, delivers authentic Italian masterpieces at this charming Italian grocery and cafe in Scottsdale. Scorzo makes all his own breads and pastries, including the house tiramisu,...  Read More


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