10 Best Restaurants in Scottsdale's Gainey Ranch

Gainey Ranch in north Scottsdale is a popular destination for visitors. It's home to one of the best resorts in town, the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, as well as one of the city's most popular golf clubs, the Gainey Ranch Golf Club

Gainey Ranch is also home to many of the city's most memorable restaurants, including Alto Ristorante e Bar. The restaurant offers excellent Italian food with an emphasis on seasonal flavors. The restaurant is known for its impressive selection of imported cheeses and award-winning wine list, as well as its stunning dining room and terrace. As a sweet bonus, diners get a complimentary lakeside gondola ride after dinner.

If you're craving upscale Thai fare, head to Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery, which offers mouthwatering dishes like coconut sticky rice and delicious mustard leaf wraps. Soi 4 also offers Thai inspired artisanal cocktails and a large selection of imported beers. 

If pizza is your passion, head to Pomo Pizzeria, which specializes in authentic Neapolitan pizza. Enjoy crusty, slightly charred crusts bubbling over with fresh toppings. 

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

Looking for a great Kosher restaurant in Scottsdale? Kitchen 18 offers a large and eclectic menu with food prepared according to Kosher standards. That means all meats are kosher, all natural, and grass-fed, and the kitchen is dairy free. The...  Read More

Inchin's Bamboo Garden - a combination of the words Indian and Chinese - brings together the exotic flavors of India and China together on the plate. The menu evokes the long history between the two cultures, and strives to bring the best of...  Read More

The Hash Kitchen, located in The Shops Gainey Village shopping center, is a popular gathering spot for breakfast and leisurely brunches. This is chic spot is the place to bring the diehard Bloody Mary aficionados in your circle - The Hash...  Read More

Alto Ristorante e Bar

If romance and ambiance is on the menu, head to Alto Ristorante e Bar, located at the swanky Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch. To get to the dining room, you'll cross a footbridge and enter a courtyard. The setting is lovely, yes, but thankfully so...  Read More

North Scottsdale may be far removed from Paris, France, but desert dwellers can enjoy an authentic taste of France with a visit to Chez Vous Crepes, a delightful creperie that specializes in this traditional French comfort food. The menu...  Read More

There are no shortage of pizzerias in Scottsdale, but 'Pomo Pizzeria stands out for its devotion to truly authentic Neapolitan pizza. Two Italian pizzaiuolos (pizza masters) are behind the chewy, delectable pies at 'Pomo Pizzeria in Scottdale....  Read More

Village Tavern may be technically a "chain" restaurant, but it delivers the kind of flavors and friendly service you might find at a favorite mom-and-pop bistro. The restaurant specializes in elevated American fare, with a special emphasis on...  Read More

Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery is an upscale Thai restaurant where you'll find traditional dishes delivered with a modern twist. The appetizer menu offers a range of flavors and dishes, including the popular mustard leaf wraps, which deliver a blend of...  Read More

Drexyl Restaurant is a sleek modern American eatery located in The Shops Gainey Village shopping center in Scottsdale. The seasonally-inspired menu offers small plates, as well as an eclectic dinner menu that features a strong line-up of seafood...  Read More


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