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The 5 Trendiest Restaurants in Scottsdale Right Now

5 Trendy Restaurants in Scottsdale - Arizona Golf Course Homes for Sale
If you’re a foodie who’s buying a golf course home for sale in Scottsdale, you need to know where all the hotspots are – and this guide shows you the five trendiest restaurants in town. (And today kicks off Restaurant Week in Scottsdale, so what better time to share these amazing hotspots?)

The 5 Trendiest Restaurants in Scottsdale

Whether you’re in the mood for American comfort food or you’re craving a Californian-Mediterranean blend, there’s a restaurant for you in Scottsdale.

#1: Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout
7135 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Culinary Dropout offers a fresh take on American comfort food and a huge selection of beer and cocktails. Located just outside downtown in the Waterfront area, south of Fashion Square, this charmingly hip restaurant has a great menu selection that includes their locally famous honey-drizzled fried chicken and 36-hour pork ribs. In the later evening hours, the restaurant also features events like “Vinyl Night” and live performances, as well as broadcasts football games when they’re on.


Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to midnight
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

#2: Citizen Public House

Citizen Public House
7111 East 5th Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Citizen Public House is an upscale gastropub featuring New American cuisine and a beautiful bar capable of making all your favorites – and the trendiest new drinks. If you’re in the mood for a quick sandwich, the Green Chile Burger and Catfish Po’ Boy are amazing; if you want a truly spectacular dinner, try the yellowfin tuna or Amaro Meatloaf dishes. The portions are large, so bring your appetite when you stop in!


Sunday – Thursday: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 4 p.m. to midnight

#3: Olive & Ivy

Olive & Ivy
7135 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Olive & Ivy Restaurant + Marketplace is the perfect place to escape for a quick lunch, quiet dinner or an incredibly fun happy hour. The restaurants signature cocktails, craft beers and ample wine selection are available daily. Featuring delectable Mediterranean cuisine and great choices like beet salad, kale salad and tuna salad, this cozy spot’s menu is teeming with great sandwiches, entrées and pasta, too.


Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

#4: The Mission Old Town

The Mission Old Town
3815 North Brown Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Cozy and comfortable, The Mission Old Town is a chic spot that serves modern, upscale Latin cuisine. Chef Matt Carter blends influences from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America. Kick things off with one of The Mission’s signature cocktails and a delicious pozole, cheese plate or grilled street corn. Move on to hand-pressed, corn-tortilla tacos or have fish or a steak cooked over pecan and mesquite. No matter what you choose, you’ll have an amazing experience.


Daily: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

#5: SumoMaya

6560 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
SumoMaya, a quirky (and fantastic) blend of Mexican- and Asian-inspired foods, offers a fantastic seasonal menu. Here’s how it works: You choose three to five dishes to enjoy alone or share with your party. You’ll love the “free-form” dining style as you enjoy farm-fresh ingredients planned by renowned Chef Roberto Madrid.


Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to midnight
Saturday: 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Don Matheson
Realtor | Founder
The Matheson Team – RE/MAX Fine Properties
21000 N. Pima Rd., #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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