For more than a decade, the Scottsdale Quarter has served as a vibrant, albeit understated, hub for shopping, dining and entertainment in Scottsdale. In contrast to the popular but somewhat overwhelming Scottsdale Fashion Square mall to the south, the Scottsdale Quarter is home to favorites like Lululemon and Urban Outfitters, as well as upscale steak, pasta and seafood restaurants. A more relaxed open-air mall with plenty of dining options, from restaurants to healthy restaurants. – Focuses on gourmet snacks such as to-go acai bowls and juices, signature cream puffs and sumptuous milkshakes. —
Scottsdale Road serves as the dividing line between Phoenix and North Scottsdale, but it also divides the two adjacent shopping malls, combining them into one full-fledged dining hub. If you’re looking for a guide to nearby Keerland Commons restaurants, you’ll find it here.
Here’s a guide to all restaurants in the Scottsdale Quarter.
A hipster fusion of Mexico, Japan and Sonora:The 10 biggest restaurants to open in 2023 (so far)
Arboleda, one of the Scottsdale Quarter’s newest restaurants, is an upscale restaurant serving Mediterranean-inspired fare, from crudo to pasta, squid ink fettuccine, tuna tartare and charred octopus paella.
detail: 15345 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite K1-100, Scottsdale. 480-701-1007, arboledaaz.com.
Beard Papa’s cream puffs are the perfect mall snack to enjoy while window shopping. First choose a shell such as original, chocolate eclair, matcha eclair, honey butter, then either vanilla, matcha, or chocolate filling. Other desserts include creme brulee, fondant, and mini cheesecakes.
detail: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite H102, Scottsdale. 480-572-1081, beardpapas.com/scottsdale-quater.
Bubble Bee sells tea-based, fruity and creamy blended drinks with fruity jellies, fruity poppers and organic honey boba.
detail: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-881-3588, facebook.com/mybubblebeehive.
Creamistry liquid nitrogen ice cream flavors include matcha, milk coffee, and strawberry. One of the restaurant’s signature dishes is the craffle, or croissant waffle, topped with toppings such as ice cream, cookie crumbs, fruit, and cereal.
detail: 15345 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-912-5100, creamistry.com.
Highlights at Culinary Dropout include 36-hour aged pork ribs, chicken pasta, Korean ribeye caps, and spicy vegan curries. They also serve sandwiches like crispy chicken cutlet and turkey pastrami, as well as Detroit-style pan pizza.
detail: 15125 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-653-9701, culinarydropout.com.
Dominick’s never disappoints when it comes to prime steaks and fresh seafood. Dine poolside on the restaurant’s rooftop patio, the marble-roofed bar, or in one of several sumptuously appointed dining rooms.
detail: 15169 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-272-7271, dominickssteakhouse.com.
Fried Caviar and 48 oz Porterhouse:Click here for a guide to Metro Phoenix Steakhouse
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
Eddie V’s offers fresh fish delivered daily from Block Island, George Banks and the Caribbean. The extensive dinner menu is divided into sections such as shellfish, including oysters, shrimp, crab, and lobster, and oysters, shrimp, crab, and lobster. Appetizers such as steak tartare, yellowtail sashimi, and kung pao squid. A second course of Maine lobster bisque, Caesar salad, or heirloom tomatoes and burrata. Best seafood such as Chilean sea bass, Norwegian salmon and yellowfin tuna. Premium steak in several sizes and cuts. Side dishes include truffle macaroni and cheese, crab fried rice with mushrooms and green onions, and gratin cheddar potatoes.
detail: 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-730-4800, eddiev.com.
Chicago-based Etta is known for wood-fired entrees such as French Dip, Steak Frites, Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Branzino, and Etta Smash Burger. Other menu items include pastas, pizzas, salads, and after 5 p.m., roasted half chicken and 40-ounce hearth-roasted short ribs.
detail: 15301 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-939-4444, ettarestaurant.com.
Grimaldi’s New York-style pizza includes traditional and less traditional combinations such as margherita, smoked brisket, prosciutto arugula, garden pesto and quattro formaggi. Gluten-free and cauliflower skin options are also available.
detail: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite H-135, Scottsdale. 480-596-4070, grimaldispizzeria.com.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream (coming soon)
Ohio-based James Beard Award winner Jenni Britton opened her first scoop shop in Scottsdale in March, making her Arizona ice cream debut. Her next store will soon open in her quarter of Scottsdale. Jeni’s menu features flavors such as Salted Peanut Her Butter, Chocolate, Rainbow Her Frozen Her Yogurt, plus several dairy-free ice creams and sorbets. Each bowl comes with a triangular Buttercrisp Waffle.
jojo shake bar
Jojo’s Shake Bar is nostalgic with 80’s and 90’s themed décor, from arcade game tables to walk-up windows. Premium milkshake options include the Wonder Years Blueberry Shake with Candy Marshmallows, Gummy Candy Ribbons and Cotton Candy. Or try the Chocolate Nirvana Chocolate Oreo Shake with Double Chocolate Donut Whole, Double Chocolate Marshmallow, Chocolate Chip Cookie and Baileys Irish Cream. Other menu items include floats, hot chocolate, and deluxe ice cream bars with alcohol.
detail: 15027 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. jojoshakebar.com.
True Food Kitchen’s spin-off concept, Juby True, serves nutritious smoothies, snacks, tea and coffee in a walk-up window outside the restaurant.
detail: 15191 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale. 480-265-4500 truefoodkitchen.com/jubytrue.
Liz Modern Asian
Li’s Modern Asian offers traditional and modern Chinese and Asian BBQ such as Asian BBQ Brisket, Barbecue Pork and Roasted Pork Belly, Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Crispy Chicken and Vegetables, plus many vegetarian and gluten-free options. It offers.
detail: 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 145, Scottsdale. 480-292-7689, lizmodernasianrestaurant.com.
For first-time visitors to historic sites:10 Most Shocking Metro Phoenix Restaurant Closures of 2023
Mason’s Lobster Roll
Masons Lobster Rolls come in Classic, Lobster Salad, Lobster BLT, Shrimp, Connecticut, and Bar Harbor flavors with 50% more lobster. Other dishes include lobster or shrimp salad, grilled lobster cheese, and lobster mac & cheese.
detail: 15257 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-427-3857, masonslobster.com.
MIXT focuses on plant-based cuisine such as chef-crafted salads, grain bowls and sandwiches.
detail: 15125 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-584-9619, mixt.com.
Obon Sushi + Bar + Ramen
Obon serves traditional Japanese cuisine with a Korean twist. The restaurant’s signature dish is yellowtail or salmon collar with miso sauce, beetroot slaw, and finaden sauce. Other options include street noodles, Kanto beef, Korean-style fried chicken sandwiches, ramen, and buns.
detail: 15037 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite J-195, Scottsdale. 602-661-3244, Obon Sushi.com.
Press offers award-winning coffee to shoppers after a day in the Scottsdale Quarter. In addition to coffee classics such as cold brew and cappuccino, the press also sells peanut butter, matcha, espresso, and honey cinnamon protein shakes. Breakfast sandwiches and avocado toast are also available.
detail: 15257 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-718-9762, presscoffee.com.
Not to be confused with press coffee. Press offers cold-pressed juices, functional shots, plant-based milks, acai bowls, and vegan soft serve ice cream.
detail: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite H1-100, Scottsdale. 480-562-4782, press.com.
Pat Shack is obviously known for mini golf. But they also offer shareable snacks like shiitake potstickers, falafel cake, Maryland crab dip, and chorizo and cheese empanadas. Signature cocktails include Cold Brew Espresso Martini, Spiced Pineapple Mezcal Margarita, Bourbon, Vodka, Tennessee Peach Whiskey, Disaronno Amaretto, Peach Puree, Cold Pressed Lemon Juice, and “Peach Tree on Peach Tea” made with Coca-Cola. I have.
detail: 15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale. Pat Shack.com.
Sun Mexican Kitchen
SOL Mexican Cocina’s menu focuses on Baja-style dishes such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and seafood. Signature tacos include Canarditas Duck, Garlic Rib Eye Bistec, Spicy Popcorn Cauliflower, Barbecue Seitan, and Shrimp Taco His Dorado. Specials include weekday Happy Hour from 3-6pm, Taco Tuesday every week from 3-6pm, and weekend brunch from 10am-2pm.
detail: 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-245-6708, solcocina.com.
Sorso Wine Room
With 150 wines by the bottle and a menu of everything from grilled cheese flights to build-your-own charcuterie boards, Sorso Wine Room easily made it onto the list of the best wine bars in town. Wine lovers can also pour themselves one of his 32 bottles at the in-store self-service dispenser.
detail: 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-951-4344, sorsowineroom.com.
Why the Phoenix chef is pulling out:“Today I can be the father I never was.”
true food kitchen
True Food Kitchen is a health conscious restaurant serving salads, bowls, burgers, sandwiches, pizzas and paninis. Other highlights include chicken ramen in bone broth, pan-fried sea bass, forbidden poke, and spaghetti squash casserole. We also have a large selection of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.
detail: 15191 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale. 480-265-4500, truefoodkitchen.com.
Ginburgers are all about milkshakes and Certified Angus Burgers. Choose from options like the Classic Diner Burger, Crispy Buffalo Chicken, El Diablo, or create your own if you’re feeling adventurous.
detail: 15257 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-285-0690, zinburgeraz.com.
Please contact the reporter at email@example.com @EndiaFontanez on Twitter.
Support local journalism. Subscribe to azcentral.com today.