Word of Mouth: Michael DeMaria's Scottsdale

A guide to the best eats and drinks in Scottsdale, Arizona

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Brunch: LON’s at the Hermosa Inn in Phoenix. The view from the patio on a Sunday morning is incredible!

Fancy: Binkley’s Restaurant

Best Value: TexAz Grill in Phoenix. Try the chicken-fried steak.

Bar Scene/Drinks: Zinc Bistro (the bar area)

Business Lunch: TK’s Urban Tavern

Burger: Bourbon Steak

Pizza: Mamma Mia Pizza

Sandwich: Pane Bianco in Phoenix. Try the soppressata sandwich with aged provolone and peppers.

Regional: La Hacienda

Hidden Gem: The Vig in Phoenix

Japanese: Pure Sushi

Thai/Southeast Asian: Saigon Nites (actually a Vietnamese restaurant)

Wine List: Bourbon Steak

Steak: Eddie’s House. Try the ‘Whats in this Steak’!

Italian: Marcellino Ristorante

Barbecue: Bobby Q’s in Phoenix

Dessert: Tammy Coe Cakes in Phoenix

Indian: Persian Room (actually Middle-Eastern). Try the beef koopada and they have the best hummus… ever

Vegetarian: Grimaldi’s Pizza (various locations). Delicious eggplant and basil pizza

Wild Card: Matt’s Big Breakfast in Phoenix