Skip to content

Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Shopping Mall
“Upscale, contemporary shopping complex with 200+ brand-name stores, restaurants & a movie theater.”
  • 206 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
$$
“Not walking distance like my other recommendations, but wonderful food and a terrific patio along the canal. If it doesn't strike your fancy, walk over the bridge and try the Drunk Monk...”
  • 88 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
$$
“if you feel like splurging, this is probably my favorite place in Old Town. Absolutely amazing food all around and the best margaritas in town!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Beer Garden
$$
“Located in Scottsdale’s Entertainment District, Bottled Blonde is a great place to enjoy drinks with friends and watch football during the day. This indoor/outdoor space converts from a patio bar during the day to a nightclub atmosphere at night. Tables/bottle services available.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Steakhouse
$$$$
“Elegant, fine-dining steakhouse right outside of Old Town Scottsdale. Go to Mastro’s if you are looking for word-class service, highly-acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment. Try the filet and the lobster mashed potatoes!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
$$
“Best breakfast in Old Town. Be prepared for a bit of a wait. Always packed!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Gastropub
$$
“We love the pretzels and fondue, Ahi tuna Salad, and the grilled Salmon. Wash it down with a two handle shanty or an old fashioned. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
$$
“Cafe with outdoor seating, serving health-conscious juices, salads & sandwiches, plus beer & wine.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“This is a country-inspired bar created by Dierks Bentley. Music is a mix between pop, hip-hop, and country. The drinks and food are great as well. This bar is also located in Scottsdale’s Entertainment District, this is a good place for either day drinking or night time partying.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Gastropub
$$$
“Located off the famous 5th Street in Old Town Scottsdale, this restaurant is Scottsdale’s version of an English pub. It is contemporary and classy, with the charm of a traditional public house. Serves craft beers, classic and contemporary cocktails, as well as a full menu of award-winning gastropub cuisine. Try the Chopped Salad!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Burger Joint
$$
“A casual, laid-back, beach-themed burger spot with the best burgers in town. Try any burger and sweet potato tots!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
$$
“Fantastic Mexican near the Scottsdale Waterfront. Try the table side Guacamole!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
$
“This place you can not miss! The very best sweet treats and old fashion ice cream parlor atmosphere! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$$
“Roaring Fork is great for American cuisine. Select from lamb, chicken, aor wood oven roasting. Happy Hour here is amazing - great deals on drinks and great food! Try the flatbread appetizer and the frozen margaritas!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Taco Place
$
“Perfect casual Mexican restaurant in the heart of old town. With delicious drinks and even better eats, Diego Pops is a staple before a night out! Try the brussels sprout nachos!”
  • 29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
$$
“Elegant and hip restaurant that is famous for its burgers, sandwiches, and martinis. Located conveniently in Old Town Scottsdale, AZ88 provides a stylish ambiance, perfect for late-night dining (continues 12:30 am) with cocktail service until 1:30 AM. Great place for a relaxing nightcap!”
  • 37 locals recommend