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Different Pointe of View
Different Pointe of View
  • Address:
    Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
    11111 N. 7th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

Different Pointe of View Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.differentpointeofview.com/
  • Phone: (602) 866-6350
  • Hours of Operation: Dining Room: Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 9:30 pm; Friday, 6 - 10 pm; Saturday, 6 - 10 pm; / Terrace Room: 5pm - Daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Anthony DeMuro
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Known as the premier destination wedding location in the state, Different Pointe of View's cliff-side ceremony site and stunning terraces are unmatched. Also very popular for corporate events, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, and celebrations of all kinds, you have to see this venue to believe it. Contact Traci Fox at 602-866-6397 for a site tour today!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 7th Street, 3/4 mile south of Thunderbird Rd.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet and self parking available.
A word from Different Pointe of View
Poised 1,800 feet above the Valley of the Sun, Different Pointe of View offers guests breathtaking views second only to the outstanding regional American cuisine that features fresh local and organic ingredients. The restaurant's mountaintop location and floor to ceiling windows provide stunning views of the desert landscape, the city's twinkling lights in the distance and Arizona's brilliant sunsets. No restaurant in the state has a longer streak of consecutive AAA four-diamond awards and Sunset Magazine named it one of the top 10 mountaintop restaurants in the nation. Valley residents have come for years to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, romantic evenings or just treat themselves to one of the most unique Arizona experiences. The Terrace Room Lounge, next to the restaurant, features one of the largest patios and a nine foot fire pit on the cliff side Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "Food and waiter were both outstanding. Staff always refilling ice water and tea...very appreciated on a hot day. Enjoyed complimentary appetizers and desserts. Even had a knife slide into my puree in my plate. The waiter replaced the knife with a clean one...very professional. My wife and I felt we were treated like Royalty."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Best dinner my husband and I have ever had! Total package...GREAT service, delicious food and the view was breathtaking! The Lobster bisque was truly amazing, we were trying to figure out how we could lick the bowl with class! The main course was so pretty I almost didnt want to eat it, but I am glad I did! And dessert...creme brulee...wow!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "A different point of view is a must visit in the Phoenix area. Pair it's extensive wine list with impressive food and best in the city view and the restaurant really is a winner."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated her birthday recently and thoroughly enjoyed the staff, food, and romantic atmosphere. GREAT job! This place is becoming our FAVORITE! Good health to all of you! Dan"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "great for a romantic evening. the view was beautiful."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We live locally, but wanted a memorable close get away. Your restaurant was the icing on the cake during our resort stay for the weekend. We'll definitely be back. The food was fabulous, service was first class, and overall experience totally awesome!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Of course the view is incredible, the food delicious with appropriate pricing and portion for fine dining, but what sets the experience apart was the outstanding service! Extremely relaxing, tentative, and responsive."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My wife and I made reservations over my phone. We had never been to Different Point of View. The view was just incredible , and the 4th of July fireworks were nice. The food was top quality of the season. I would recommend this to your short list of must do in Phoenix.j"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Not to take too much from the experience of the meal, but the views may have distracted our palates enough to keep us from fully engaging in, or being critical about the food. My wife & I cautiously ordered seafood dishes and thankfully without regret - my wife's scallops were done just right; my Atlantic Char was slightly overdone on one side. The service was on par to our expectations of such a restaurant."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The view is amazing and the food was great. We had a desert that tasted like a chocolate banana it was beautiful to eat and look at."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Amazing service, and great location. We enjoyed chatting with the locals as well as the wonderful staff."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Very good food, impressive presentation, great wine, beautiful view!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Excellent dining experience from the food, service, & to the scenery."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I recently visited DPOV and found it to be amazing. I was celebrating my six year anniversary and the staff was more than accommodating. I was very surprised at how well they worked with me to get every detail perfect that night. The chef even catered to my vegetarian diet and whipped up a fantastic dish. It was obviously a bit pricy, but the quality of food and service highly reflected that. Overall, I loved the experience and will be back again!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The service at Different Pointe of View made us felt so welcome and they treated us well. We are Deaf, they would find a way to make a gesture with us which was very awesome. We loved there!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We picked the place to celebrate our anniversary and found a real gem. We got there early and had drinks in the room below the restaurant. There is a walk out balcony with a south facing view of the city and the mountain at dinner we had a window table to watch the sunset on the mountain. Then the city lights became the attraction after dark. Service was great and the food presentation 5 star."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Amazing service and the staff is so friendly! The food is great, the view is great.... What an amazing place!!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Food channel quality food, world class view, superb service."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The food is amazing! The service is excellent and the view is spectacular. Will definitely be going back again"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "This is the most spectacular views of phoenix in a setting which is amazingly beautiful. The most enjoyable part of this place aside from the food which is beyond wonderful is the service . The people that are there to take care of you and your experience with them are truly a gift. You can also enjoy drinks and appetizers before dinner out on their patio, best to arrive in time to see the sunset and if you are lucky enough you will have a moonlit sky to accompany a wonderful evening, this is one place not to pass up, so go enjoy!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The total package: the artistic quality of the the food, the ambiance, and the fine service make this hilltop restaurant a step above the rest. The brunches are excellent, but we tried dinner for a change, and the chef must be very good, because the quality of the cooking was quite a surprise. When brunch is offered, the pastries are outrageous. There is a patio for dining outside, with a beautiful hilltop view."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We tend to frequent a Different Pointe of View for special occasions. This time it was our 22nd wedding anniversary. We were greeted with a "Happy Anniversary" from every staff member we engaged with. The location is fabulous and there is no better place to watch the sun set over Phoenix. The food was amazing and we were treated with a chef's special that is a hometown Maryland specialty. We just happened to hit it on the right night. From wine to dessert, everything was top notch."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This place was fantastic at all levels. Going back for sure."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "All the staff were very professional and acknowledged our anniversary"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Lovely setting and the food was excellent.Server Ian was very knowledgeable and friendly"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Excellent menu with better than expected value for the location"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I have been to Different Pointe of View on a few occasions, it is my "go to" restaurant for the beautiful sunsets, when I have friends in town. That being said, there are other restaurants I have tried that have beautiful sunset views, with marginal food. Different Pointe of View has wonderful food, the fish was cooked perfectly, the veggies are always fresh and not overcooked and you MUST save room for the gorgeous and delightfully tasty desserts!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Different Point of View is always a winner. We go there for special occasions and with special friends because we know we will be very pleased with the experience. We have never hesitated to recommend this spot to our friends. The views are fantastic. Food is great, they will do what ever you want with the meals. My wife is vegan, and the Chef always comes up with a great solution to fit her requests. The wait staff is is tops. Louie was our Waiter and he was the best. Try it, you'll like it."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We really had a great experince in the restaurant, however the room and pool area was the reason why we decided to go home after dinner. It was very loud and not romantic what so ever."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The restaurant was warm and inviting. Breath taking views. Just stunning altogether. The wait staff was superb. Manager on duty was outstanding made sure we had the perfect table and very gracious. Food was elegant and tasty. I would go back for special occasions and to bring guests from out of town. It is about a 35 min drive from our home in Chandler, AZ. The drive down from the mountain at night is gorgeous with the road being lit with just the right amount of light."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The view was awesome. We love filets and lobster. Usually nice restaurants know how to cook a medium rare filet. These were overdone. We sent them back and received a pair that were closer but didn't want to ask a second time."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My wife and I were celebrating a special occasion and you made it into a special evening. Thank you. Jim"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Very scenic, good food, good service and I would recommend this to my friends "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Fabulous setting and view. Great food and service"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "The service was top notch. Staff was very knowledgeable of the menu, wine list, and drinks served at the bar. The ambiance and the view was amazing. The food was very flavorful and well cooked. No complaints from me. I would and already have recommend the restaurant to anyone. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Our birthday dinner, Sat May 31 was the best by far! Ian was our server and he was very knowledgeable and treated us like we were his only guests. Ian took the time to explain ingredients, wine, and never seemed rushed. Ian brought Chef Anthony out to meet us which was thoughtful and cool. We discussed the amazing velvety lobster bisque, which Anthony mentioned is gluten free - yummy. Hubby had the smoked duck special which was very tasty and I had the usual hangar steak which is melt in your mouth goodness. We finished off with lovely cappuccinos and chocolate caramel cake. It was the best night we have experienced in all of the years we have been coming. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Took my wife here for her Birthday. The food was good as well as the service but the view is astounding and something everyone should see. I requested a table with a view in the notes section of our reservation which was accommodated by the staff. We will be back for other special events. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We loved coming here for restaurant week. We did not get a seat up close to the scenic view area but we still got to see a lot of beautiful phoenix. The food was excellent."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I had taken my girlfriend for her birthday. Our waiter was an older gentleman who never introduced his.name to us. Our food was also an hour wait. Very nice and romantic atmosphere but I think it's by far the worst service I've been to for a fine dining restaurant of this.caliber."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "View was great. Food was pretty good. Definitely try the lobster bisque, it was amazing. Great place for a date night or for a visitor looking for an outstanding view of the city."
    Dined on 5/23/2014