Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort
Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort

Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thescottsdaleresort.com/
  • Phone: 4805967522
  • Hours of Operation:
    Vista Verde Breakfast: 7:00- 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Palm Court Fine Dining: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, American
  • Executive Chef: Steve Kranicz
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: McCormick Pkwy
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary Valet Service (covered) as well as Self-Parking on our Parking Structure.
A word from Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort
Awarded AAA’s Four Diamond distinction, the Palm Court at the Scottsdale Resort serves innovative American cuisine infused with the spirit of its Southwestern, hacienda-inspired décor.

New flavors meld with classic dishes to create culinary masterpieces, often prepared au flambé at your table – a sensation to both the eye and the palate. Treat yourself to one of the Palm Court’s specialties – flambéed desserts and flaming coffees that light the room with fiery artistic displays – for a dining experience never forgotten.

An extensive wine library in a dramatic wrought iron framed glass cabinet is visible evidence of Palm Court’s unique atmosphere. For an impressive business dinner, an evening of romance, or to celebrate one of life’s special occasions, Palm Court is an indulgence you won’t want to miss. One of Scottsdale’s finest restaurants, Palm Court makes any evening memorable.
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Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort reviews from OpenTable diners
20 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.8
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (15)romantic (13)great for brunch (10)scenic view (9)neighborhood gem (6)fit for foodies (5)notable wine list (4)good for groups (3)kid-friendly (1)great for lunch (1)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Special Occasion
    leondas
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We decided on a "staycation" meal as a treat since we weren't going out of town, and this restaurant was exactly what we were looking for: great meal, much special attention, nice atmosphere, etc.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Brunch Buffet in town
    DeidreJuneVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This is one of many visits for us at the Palm Court for their Sunday brunch. The setting is lovely, the service attentive, and the food does not disappoint. They have a vast selection of fruit, cheeses, and salads, omelet and caving stations, wonderful crepes, and a wide assortment of pastries and deserts. Combine all of this with flavorful coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice, and freely flowing champagne and you just couldn't ask for more.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    LindalooVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Our dining experience was excellent in every way. Wonderful food, outstanding service, lovely, quiet atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fathers Day Brunch was fantastic
    claytonhp
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great table overlooking one of the holes to a nice golf course. Lots of food and choices. Our party of five were extremely full.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    WONDERFUL! Incredible staff...my favorite restaurant!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Traditional French Cuisine
    FloridaTransplant
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The Palm Court consistently delivers both the best French cuisine and most romantic ambience in Phoenix. Classic French dishes are prepared tableside, adding an element of entertainment to the delicious experience. Don't miss Caesar Salad with everything prepared from scratch for each serving (so eliminating the anchovies is no problem), Dover Sole with a light almondine sauce, flambed Bananas Foster for dessert, and Cafe Diablo with a flaming string of orange peel to top off the meal. It is on the expensive side, but perfect for a special occasion such as anniversary or birthday, and will be a great memory.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mother's Day Brunch
    gilbertcouple
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Everything was excellent. This was our second time there for Mother's Day and the food is excellent as is the service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 13 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 259 reviews are from the Palm Court at The Scottsdale Resort reviews archive.
  • Nice Birthday Celebration
    TomFromSoCal
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Everything went well for our special occasion dinner for my wife's birthday. Besides the fine food and service, the little touches ("Happy Birthday" mementos waiting for us at our table to begin our dinner and a larger than average birthday cake at the end of our meal) put extra emphasis on the celebration event to help make it special. I left the restaurant very satisfied and, more importantly, so did my wife.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great room, quiet, good service,
    Sharon
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Great room, quiet, good service, good food... Can't ask for more than that... Perfect for that special occasion... The Dover Sole was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No idea why this is so highly rated
    SamOVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    I spent a lot of time deciding where to have brunch in Phoenix /Scottsdale. I settled on this place based on the reviews and was sorely disappointed. The food is exceptionally plain and geared toward a quite older crowd. There is no outdoor seating. The only interesting station was the fresh creeps - not something one sees at most brunches. I left much of the food i took only half eaten. I would look elsewhere.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our reserved table was ready
    seakayiiVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Our reserved table was ready as requested. Service was not rushed and most attentive. Great food tasted freshly prepared. The entire evening was enhanced with soft live guitar music in the background. Definitely a special occasion place to dine.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tableside cooking
    JRAH
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    There are several menu items (apps, entre, desert) which require table side preparation. We had a prawn appetizer a sliced filet mignon and bananas foster flambé! Fun to watch and delicious to eat. The food was well seasoned and perfectly cooked. The server was adept and talkative. Very romantic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food great drinks
    bill
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Sat at the bar where they make amazing cocktails. Have a wide selections of liquors and make suggestions to make those cocktails special. The food was great however one of my lamb chops came out medium. The staff brought me another one immediately cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We are from the Mid-west and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    We are from the Mid-west and have traveled extensively, and must say this is the best brunch we have ever had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine restaurant
    Jeff
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    My wife and I are originally from NYC and dined at Palm Court for the first time recently. We agreed that Palm Court is "NY quality". Fine dining in every respect. Excellent choice for that special dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valentine's @ Palm Court
    VitaVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Very nice prix fixe menu with live romantic guitar music
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not fit for a king
    PreferredPalate
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    This place was probably really great at one time but is just terrible now. It has so much potential, with the quiet romantic atmosphere but the food is awful. Everything is drowning in either butter or sauce and not in a tasty, rich way. And the plate presentations are goofy and circa 1986. It's nice that they do Bananas Foster table-side however having a server setting down a tray with your next course next to your table WHILE you're still working on one course is absolutely unacceptable. Are you in a hurry? We aren't and we are paying more than we should for that kind of rushed service. We won't be back, we won't refer friends to eat here. Maybe our expectations were too high but this place totally lagged.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Had to cancel
    Simple5VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Due to an illness we were unable to leave Vegas to make our time at Palm Court one of our most favorite restaurants. I spoke directly with the maître'd Quan, who understood and said he would not charge us for late cancellation, etc. we plan to go back very soon
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out Threw the coverage........
    Justgolf
    Dined on 2/3/2014
    We love to try new places and new menu items. This one had some really good old favorites. They were executed well , tasted great & looked beautiful We can not say enough good things about all of the staff that helped to care far and serve us that evening. Splendid!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A vestige of fine dining in
    1cupcake
    Dined on 2/2/2014
    A vestige of fine dining in traditional Scottsdale setting. Great balance of quality food, service and ambiance in a relaxing atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great salads made at your table
    newnycVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Absolutely loved this place and the staff was superb
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • None better
    PleasedVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    When you want to experience the very best in dining, Palm Court is without peer in the valley. They excel in everything.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb food and excellent value
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    The Palm Court food was delectable. I want to return for the salads prepared tableside. They are that good! I am looking for the wine we had with dinner. I appreciated the quiet atmosphere, which allowed good conversation over dinner, despite the fact that the restaurant is part of a bustling resort. It is fancy, without requiring guests to be fancy. They achieve a wonderful and comfortable, welcoming combination of white table cloth service and gracious warmth. I expected the prices to be quite a bit higher, so this is an added bonus. I noted some spaces for larger groups that looked lovely. Nice touches, like matches printed with the name of the reservation, and the waiter inquiring if we wanted to take them home.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant ever
    budandmargVIP
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    We dine here a LOT ...and it is always excellent...either for brunch on Sunday, lunch during the week.. or dinner anytime.... The food is outstanding...the service and people working here are great...and it is by far and away our very favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Review
    Dave
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Had news years Eve dinner reservations. We're greeted warmly by name at reception. And shown to our table. Ordered drinks. Cosmo too sweet and dis carded it. Wine suggested was excellent.. Ended up both drinking that. Prefixe menu. Salmon ok.. Lobster bisque very good but extremely rich. Osso Bucco good.. Scallops very acidy - sauce on scallops good but could not cover Limey acid of scallops. Desserts good. Waiter nice but seemed to have just arrived from Italy and could not answer any of our wine questions.. He finally just gave us samples so we could chose for ourselves. Over all nice atmosphere but food nothing special.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food was a bit disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    food was a bit disappointing as not very flavorful. ambiance was wonderful. nice to have a quit restaurant for a change
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, long waits
    NWeonphile1
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    We flew into Phoenix on Christmas Day and wanted to have a nice dinner. We chose the Palm Court based on other reviews. We arrived at 7:00 and didn't get water until 7:30 and drinks until after eight. Our hors d'ouevres arrived at 8:15. The staff seemed busy and were probably understaffed considering it was a Holiday. However, there were a lot of empty seats. The food was excellent and almost worth the wait. I had scallops that were sensational and the spinach salad flambe done table side was delicious. The wine list was excellent as well, although our waiter had no idea on recommendations or what would go with what. I would recommend this place for the food, but don't be in a hurry and brush up on your wine selections before arrival.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful way to spend Christmass
    Barb
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    A wonderful way to spend Christmass. We felt pampered and the food was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food Friendly People
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    From the greeting by the hostess to the last cup of coffee it was a great evening. The hostesses and waiters were attentive and friendly. The food was good and tasty. We would attend again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best of the best
    HoneyBflyVIP
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    Again, another holiday perfected by Palm Court. Fabulous food, wonderful service and lively entertainment. We feel so grateful to have such a fine hotel so close to home. We will return again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A good place to go with a
    RichVIP
    Dined on 12/17/2013
    A good place to go with a friend for a quiet and tasty lunch or dinner. Great service and great food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Pre-Christmas Experience
    GregVIP
    Dined on 12/16/2013
    While visiting Scottsdale on a short Pre-Christmas holiday de-stressing vacation, my family (wife and 2 daughters) enjoyed a marvelous, multi-course tasting menu dining experience @ The Palm Court. As all member were 21+, we enjoyed a nice bottle of wine and were serviced by the staff impeccably! Water glasses always filled with bottled water, plenty of time to dialogue and topped off with an excellent meal. My highlights were the lobster bisque, scallop entree and a scintillating performance for dessert (Bananas Foster) plus a YouTube-esque Coffee Diablo tableside preparation/delivery. Granted, we dined on a Monday evening, Pre-Christmas, so attendance was very minimal, but our service team from delivered an evening to remember.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best brunch in valley
    rwhe
    Dined on 12/15/2013
    excellent selection of food, attentive service, great holiday decorations
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Saturday Evening
    DiningProVIP
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    My wife and I had dinner at the Palm Court on a Saturday evening. We had a late reservation and were seated immediately upon arrival. Initially no one approached us but within 7 or 8 minutes, the service was outstanding. Wait staff and service staff was very attentive and helpful with menu recommendations. The food was very good although my wife's halibut was "fishy". Wine selection more than met our needs. The guitarist playing provided great background music. Overall an excellent evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Erratic Service
    foodfanVIP
    Dined on 12/6/2013
    The atmosphere is elegant with a "classic expensive restaurant" feel. The room is spacious and quiet, making it a good special occasion choice. The menu is not vast, with the tasting menu especially limited (only 1 or 2 items actually available in each category the night we were there). But we were both able to find interesting choices that were very well prepared and we enjoyed the food very much. The service seemed to be a team affair with no one server responsible for us. Different staff members brought out different courses and didn't time them very well, the wine didn't come on time, several minutes passed before anyone came to check on us. The staff was very apologetic and very friendly and in the end we had a very enjoyable evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodie
    Tilly
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    We love going to the Palm Court because of the great Sunday Buffet. The greeters are friendly. The service is wonderful and most of all the food is to die for. Appetizer table is worth it all by itself but then you have the main course and dessert which is so yummy.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Dinner
    Janice
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    Palm Court has always been a favorite of ours .. for that special Anniversary dinner. The food is absolutely high quality and prepared masterfully. Impeccible service and ambiance. We highly recommend Palm Court to anyone who longs for the "old fashioned" type of dining where time seems to stand still.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving Gem
    Mareg
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    We'd never been to the Scottsdale Resort - didn't even know a resort existed on McCormick Pkwy. It was a nice little gem hidden away. They were decorated for the holidays - lights on all the trees - making it a magical experience. The Palm Court was upstairs which is unusual in a resort but it allowed nice views of the golf course. It was a buffet and done nicely. They had shrimp, salmon, ham, turkey, and roast beef as the main course items and all were nicely done. The wait staff was a little overwhelmed though - you could see and feel their frustration at having a revolving door of diners. They are probably used to a less hectic day. But, they pulled through and did their jobs. We would eat here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Favorite Spot
    PamG
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    My family has had many special occasions at the Palm Court Restaurant over the last 10 years. We have had many birthday parties and anniversaries in the private dining area as well as reversal dinners for weddings in the other large dining area. Every time we have been there, we have had exceptional service and the food has been outstanding! We have gotten to know many of the wonderful staff and they have served us so beautifully. We always thing of the Palm Court when celebrating a special occasion. You would not be disappointed!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific Thanksgiving Brunch
    demanding4dining
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    Don't often give reviews, but our Thanksgiving Brunch deserved my writing one; very fresh, very plentiful array of food; my guests were pleased; all felt it was a memorable dining experience.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.