10 Best Restaurants around Paradise Valley

10 Best Restaurants around Paradise Valley

  • 09/24/23

Paradise Valley, Arizona is home to an array of distinctive dining experiences. From innovative new American eateries to traditional Italian trattorias, Paradise Valley caters to all tastes and palates. Each of the Paradise Valley restaurants we recommend offers a unique dining experience that is sure to please food enthusiasts.

Fire At Will

4912 E Shea Blvd #108, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

At Fire At Will, the art of smoking and grilling food is taken to an entirely new level. A voyage through their menu is a journey of sensory delight as the talented chefs imbue every dish with an infectious passion for gastronomy. The unassuming charm of the ingredients is amplified through the chefs’ creativity, transforming simple elements into a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your tastebuds. If you're seeking an escape into the world of smoky and barbequed delights, Fire At Will is waiting to ignite your senses.

Cook & Craft - Scottsdale

7306 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Nestled in the heart of Scottsdale, Cook & Craft - Scottsdale is a haven for those who appreciate the harmonious marriage of local and sustainable ingredients. The eatery's scratch kitchen brings forth an innovative menu that reveres the rhythm of the seasons and the unique flair of artisanal products. Whether you choose to dive into their mouth-watering brunch options in the laid-back atmosphere or partake in a spirited dinner scene, Cook & Craft is a culinary stage where every dish is a showstopper.

The Mexicano

4801 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85254

Are you craving a taste of authentic Mexican cuisine? Look no further than The Mexicano. Each dish, from their hearty tacos to the comforting enchiladas, is a vibrant palette of flavors composed of fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Beyond the tantalizing food, the lively decor radiates a warm, inviting aura that’s perfectly matched by the amiable staff. The Mexicano promises not just a meal but a true cultural and culinary immersion.

Culinary Gangster

14891 N Northsight Blvd Suite 135, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Daring, unique, and whimsical — these words capture the essence of Culinary Gangster. The restaurant's dynamic offering features an eclectic blend of dishes, each a kaleidoscope of diverse flavors masterfully balanced with an artist's touch. Your dining experience here is both a feast for the eyes and a delight for the palate, as meals are as visually enticing as they are scrumptious. To experience the innovative edge of Scottsdale's food scene, look no further than Culinary Gangster.


3128 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032

LOVECRAFT transcends the conventional dining experience. As an Ale House, Bottle Shop, and New Mexican Smoke Kitchen, it piques curiosity at every turn. Here, the art of cooking adopts a daringly imaginative form, weaving together smoky, spicy, and robust flavors in an extraordinary culinary tapestry. But the journey doesn't stop there — the line-up of craft beers tempts the adventurous, providing the perfect libation to complement the innovative fare. LOVECRAFT is more than a restaurant; it's a testament to the exhilaration of culinary discovery. When you step into LOVECRAFT, you embark on a gastronomic adventure that's sure to delight and surprise.

Alma Scottsdale

7001 N Scottsdale Rd STE 147, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Alma Scottsdale is a gastronomic ode to the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean. This delightful establishment offers a relaxed setting that effortlessly marries the comfort of a homely environment with the elegance of fine dining. The menu exudes a culinary tale of fresh seafood and an assortment of colorful, healthy vegetables — quintessential components of a Mediterranean diet. A visit to Alma Scottsdale is like a brief sojourn to a Mediterranean island, with each dish a testament to the region's rich culinary heritage.

Chelsea's Kitchen

5040 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018

As an oasis of contemporary charm nestled within a lively neighborhood, Chelsea's Kitchen offers more than just a meal. With its extensive menu brimming with innovative renditions of American classics, the establishment invites you to redefine your dining expectations. Bask in the restaurant's unique outdoor patio, where you can indulge in delightful meals under the azur Scottsdale sky. Chelsea's Kitchen is more than just a restaurant — it's a journey through the heart of modern American cuisine.

Fat Ox

6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

A visit to Fat Ox is a passport to the rich and diverse world of Italian cuisine. The restaurant, adorned with modern decor, accentuates the sophisticated charm of Italy's dining culture. Each dish is a labor of love, prepared meticulously to offer an authentic taste of Italy in the heart of Paradise Valley. At Fat Ox, Italy's gastronomic treasures unfold in a symphony of flavors, colors, and aromas that will make your senses sing.

The Sicilian Butcher

15530 N Tatum Blvd #160, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Step into The Sicilian Butcher and immerse yourself in a culinary narrative that weaves through the vibrant flavors and traditions of Sicily. The restaurant is renowned for its customizable charcuterie boards, a savory testament to Sicilian ingenuity, and an extensive selection of Italian wines that perfectly complement each dish. A visit to The Sicilian Butcher is a sensory exploration of Sicilian culture, a must-visit destination for any ardent foodie.

Grassroots Kitchen & Tap

8120 Hayden Rd E-100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Lastly, no culinary tour of the area would be complete without a stop at Grassroots Kitchen & Tap. Embodying the heart of American cuisine with a distinctly Southern flair, the restaurant serves hearty and comforting fare that leaves a memorable imprint on your palate. Amidst the warm and inviting ambiance, you'll find both locals and visitors sharing stories and laughs over delicious meals. It's more than a dining spot; it's a gathering place for the community, making Grassroots Kitchen & Tap an essential part of the Scottsdale food scene.

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