10 Best Spots for Take Out in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is home to hundreds of top-notch restaurants, so it should come as no surprise that the city offers numerous options for delicious take-out meals.

If you're looking for healthy take-out in Scottsdale is D'lish, a small cafe dishing out great sandwiches, wraps, salads, gourmet coffee and more. Fortunately for foodies on the go, D'lish has a drive-thru window that makes eating well fast and simple.

Next up is Defalcos Italian Grocery, an authentic Italian deli, grocer's and restaurant that offers old-school Italian deli fare. Simply witness the smiles on the steady stream of customers coming in before dinner to carry out steaming hot pasta dishes and sandwiches.

If you're looking for a fast, delicious and healthy take-out lunch, YC's Mongolian Grill fits the bill to perfection. Choose from a huge selection of fresh ingredients, pick a sauce, and step back and watch as one of the stir fry chefs cooks up your creation.

Another good option for fresh, fast and tasty take out is Fresh Mint, which features a vegetarian pan-Asian menu with a focus on traditional Vietnamese flavors. The restaurant offers a popular "lunch on the run" option for eaters looking for a wholesome meal on the go. 

Finally, when the craving for the perfect burrito strikes, Habaneros Mexican Grill in Scottsdale masterfully dishes out great Mexican dishes in a fast take-out friendly dining room. 

This venerable local cafe dishes up down-home, no-frills Mexican food that has drawn a loyal local following over the years. Classic Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes such as tacos, burros, enchiladas and quesadillas are consistently good and served...  Read More

There's nothing fancy about the small dining room at Tacos Jalisco in Scottsdale, but sometimes all you need is good food served up by expert cooks. This is the case at Tacos Jalisco, a tiny neighborhood restaurant located next to a laundromat...  Read More

Habaneros Mexican Grill is a favorite Scottsdale Mexican food eatery for dining in and take out. The menu delivers straightforward Sonoran fare dripping with flavor. A house favorite is the carne asada burrito, which served with fresh guacamole...  Read More

When you're craving savory, fall-off-the-bone barbecue, head to the Arizona BBQ Shack in Scottsdale. The restaurant specializes in baby back ribs, sausage, beef and chicken. There is also a menu of delicious homemade sides, including coleslaw, ...  Read More

Fresh and tasty is the operating culinary philosophy at YC's Mongolian Grill, where diners are invited to create their own stir fry creations. Simply choose from the assortment of enticingly fresh ingredients and step back and watch as one of...  Read More

Cha Da Thai, located between McCormick Ranch and Gainey Ranch, is one of the most popular spots in Scottsdale for tasty, traditional Thai dishes. Traditional starters like satay and spring rolls populate the appetizer menu, and you'll find...  Read More

If you're looking for an original, family-owned Italian deli, Defalco's Italian Grocery is the real thing. This local treasure is located just south of downtown Scottsdale, on the border between Tempe and Scottsdale. The menu features...  Read More

D'Lite Healthy on the go
Photo courtesy of D'lish

The antidote to an unhealthy fast-food, grab-and-go breakfast has arrived in Scottsdale, and the results are delicious. Or should we say "D'lish." This kitchen and coffeehouse dishes out organic, wholesome, yet always tasty, breakfast items such...  Read More

Even if you're not vegetarian, you'll appreciate the fresh, flavorful cuisine at this Vietnamese and Pan-Asian cafe. There are nine items on the "Lunch on the Run" menu, and you really can't go wrong with the selection of aromatic, tasty lunch...  Read More

Foosia is a fast-casual Asian restaurant in Scottsdale that marries fresh ingredients with the exotic yet familiar spices and flavors of Asia. The Foosia experience is full of sweet and tangy smells, tastes and flavors, infusing authentic Asian...  Read More


Meet Patricia Escarcega

Patricia Escarcega has lived in the Arizona desert since she was a teenager. She works as a writer and editor in Phoenix with her four dogs and two cats.

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