7353 East Scottsdale Mall Scottsdale, AZ 85251 +1 480 994 5576
Located next to the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, this place is loaded with culture and artsy decor. Choose to partake in an appetizer, meal, or simply a cappuccino or espresso. The menu offers a good selection of entrees, burgers, salads and desserts. Try the Las Brisas burger with jalapenos and avocado, or Elsa's chicken, which is smothered in bell peppers, pecans, and honey/mustard sauce. Salads include Cobb, shrimp, spinach, Caesar or chicken salad varieties.Do not forget to try their delectable Martini.
6000 East Camelback Road The Phoenician Resort Scottsdale, AZ 85251 +1 480 423 2530
Located within The Phoenician Resort, Relish offers a stellar array of burgers in a fun and casual setting. Overlooking the lush greenery of the golf course, the bistro provides the perfect place to savor freshly grilled burgers and salads along side cold beer, cocktails and shakes. The menu options are quite extensive when it comes to burgers, and if you still don't find your ideal one, you can build your own. The Kobe beef used for the burgers is completely organic and healthy. Do try the Classic Kobe Burger for a truly amazing experience. Other amazing burgers are the Southwestern, The Cowboy and the BLT. The restaurant has take-away options too.
7107 East McDowell Road Papago Plaza Shopping Center Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 425 7439
Handcrafted microbrews rule the roost at this laid back brewing company, which is located inside the Papago Plaza Shopping Center. Try the award winning IPAs like Hop Dog IPA and Hopfather Imperial IPA or the famous Papago Orange Blossom Wheat beer to get the taste of local flavor. Its collection, however, is not just restricted to local brews as classic beers like Lambic Framboise from Belgium and Doppelbock from Germany feature in its extensive list. Pair your selection with tasty pizzas and quesadillas served at the kitchen. Happy hours are till 6p on weekdays, so you can avail of various discounts on the beer. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
1334 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 941 4915
Themed after the gentleman's game of golf and named for one of its major tournaments, British Open Pub is a favorite neighborhood watering hole for the residents of Scottsdale and Tempe. The pub walls decorated with various golf paraphernalia, a long wooden bar, numerous televisions tuned to latest sports, and faint Irish music from the jukebox sets the mood for a laid back beer drinking extravaganza. Although a British pub, its beer list reflects a collection from across the world. Smithwyck, Newcastle, Guinness, Hoegaarden, Weihenstephan and a lot of options in cider are available on tap. Complementing the beer are specialties like fish and chips, nachos and buffalo wings to munch on. Walk in here for a great time.
1420 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 248 7467
Opened in the late 1990s as CBNC and subsequently as Club Rain, Oceans 7 carries forward the legacy of giving out some of the best nights to the party scene of Scottsdale. Music still rules the roost at this eclectic nightclub, as a number of DJs and live musicians churn out lively, foot-taping hip hop, rap and reggae music, to the frenzy of the dancing audience. And the performance held here are not restricted to local artists, as the club hosts celebrity performers from time to time. After a bout of dancing, head straight to the bar where you can gulp down a premium champagne or a tequila shot.
8015 East Roosevelt Street Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 994 3500
Made in a press pot, the coffee in Pesto Prima is a treat for the senses with its unique aroma, flavor and texture. If you find the delectable food hard to resist, it's thanks to chef Nathan Liggett's approach to using the freshest ingredients combined with his expert skills. Known for their reasonable pricing, the Iced Chai and Java Mocha Blast are new variations to the traditional cup of tea and coffee. Do not forget to order the Croissant Breakfast Sandwich or the Bagel Breakfast Sandwich for a wholesome start to the day.
2902 North 68th Street Suite 135 Scottsdale, AZ 85251 +1 480 422 4081
Start your day with a cup of coffee, freshly roasted and brewed onsite at Echo Coffee. Opening at 6a daily, this one is a delight for early birds looking for their caffeine fix. The ambiance in the cafe is friendly and comfortable and service is good. While there are those who prefer to grab their coffee on the go, enjoying a leisure cup in the cafe has its own advantage in the form of the delectable organic shortbread cookies that come with the wait. Those who like a light bite with their coffee are in for a treat as their selection of sandwiches and salads are as popular as their coffee. Try the Cobb Salad and Turkey Sandwich and match it with a brew of your choice.
2515 North Scottsdale Road Suite 15 Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 423 9305
The little store located not far from downtown, features some of the finest wines in the region. While there is a definite focus on wines, they also offer a good selection of beers and other spirits. Wine connoisseurs will appreciate the various wine-tasting events which are a regular affair here. What's more, renowned and acclaimed wine-makers often frequent the store to showcase their wines, presenting an excellent opportunity for wine-lovers to indulge in their passion. The place is a must-visit for picking up a bottle as the perfect gift for any occasion.
7117 E McDowell Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257 +1 480 423 0120
Home of Jester'Z Improv Comedy Troupe, the Theater 168 is a great place to take the whole family out for some laughs. The shows are innovative and depend much on audience participation, so that makes for a really entertaining time. The cast members of this troupe consist of some very unique and dedicated individuals, and each of them brings something different to the table. Although the shows at Theater 168 are family-friendly, they request that the children be over five years of age. Also, do carry some cash, as only cash and checks are accepted here. Call for more information on upcoming performances and improv classes.
7318 East Stetson Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85251 +1 480 947 8188
Mulligan's is a small bar located in East Stetson Drive that makes a fun hang out spot with friends and inexpensive beer. They play some amazing music with famous tracks and the food here is great too. The extremely friendly staff and crowd just adds to the awesome evening. To know more, call ahead.