Paul Martin's American Grill - Scottsdale
Paul Martin's American Grill - Scottsdale

Paul Martin's American Grill - Scottsdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://paulmartinsamericangrill.com/
  • Phone: (480) 991-9342x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chef Carlos Garcia
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E. McDonald Drive
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet is available as well.
A word from Paul Martin's American Grill - Scottsdale
Seasonal & Delicious.

With Paul Martin's American Grill, Brian Bennett and restaurateur Paul Fleming have realized a long-nurtured dream to create the restaurant "we've always wished was in our neighborhood."

At the heart of all great food is fresh, local, peak of the season ingredients. Paul Martin's aims to serve diners the best ingredients with meat raised in a humane and wholesome way, locally sourced produce, the best of both wild and farmed fish, artisan cheeses and cured meats from small local purveyors. The deep California-centric wine list twists and turns, by glass or bottle, through the Golden State's vineyards, with an occasional stop for an Oregon Pinot Gris or a Washington dry Riesling. Behind Paul Martin's elegantly rustic bar is an interesting array of craft beer and spirited cocktails with fresh garnishes. Good times and thoughtful food are a way of life at Paul Martin's American Grill.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Paul Martin's American Grill - Scottsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
257 reviews since May 18, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (118)fit for foodies (104)special occasion (101)great for lunch (78)notable wine list (76)good for groups (67)romantic (60)great for outdoor dining (56)vibrant bar scene (52)hot spot (47)great for brunch (29)late-night find (25)kid-friendly (16)scenic view (7)Show More
  • Can't Stay Away
    AletheaVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I have been to this establishment many times, but usually order the same great things. This time however, I tried the Braised Short Rib Entrée, and it was so succulent and tender that I didn't even need to use my steak knife! My friend enjoyed his Ribeye Steak Entrée as well. The mashed potatoes are seasoned perfectly and are creamy-smooth. Just wonderful. Keep up the good work in the kitchen! The chef(s) really know what they're doing back there.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Diningoutnuts
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Best happy hour in the city. The salmon lettuce cups are fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Lively at lunch, but got seated right away. Our waiter, Paolo, was a real firecracker. He was quick to offer tasters of any wine with which we might not be familiar, chatted amiably, but moved quickly. The restaurant is attractive, nicely lit, clean, and has a nice trendy feel. Went in because of a $25. incentive received in the mail. No gimmick, simply subtracted that amount from the total bill. We liked it, we're going back!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • seakayiiVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Enjoyed luncheon salads and sliced sour dough bread was provided by request. Refills of delicious Arnold Palmers were provided without asking. Server was perhaps overly attentive. Definitely would return for lunch or the Monday evening special.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sedona Girl loves happy hour
    SedonaGirlVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Variety,quality food...and attentive service. The staff here have excellent training and one is treated like a true guest. Food is just above many restaurants in preparation, ingredients, and presentation. I could just eat my way through this menu. Our server,Amber, all of us felt was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • birthday party
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Our experience at Paul Martin's was perfect. The food was fantastic and our server, Imad, was attentive but not intrusive. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    AwesomeFood1
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Great food, excellent experience. This place never disappoints. The cocktail and wine list match the fresh high quality food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    pickyeater
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Could not have asked for a better evening with awesome food, service and ambience. Amazing that four people all expressed pure delight with their individual dinners. What an incredible chef. Have experienced happy hour and dinner - now it's time for lunch!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!
    deuxdynrs
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    What an unexpected delight! The service was excellent, the food impeccable. My dining companion and I had the Sunday special, roast beef. We agreed we've not had such an excellent cut of beef in quite some time and perfectly cooked. The mashed potatoes were delicious and dinner was followed by three small scoops of homemade chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla ice creams. Made in house, the favors were phenomenal. The artisanal bread and salad with a champagne vinaigrette were average. We didn't need to ask for refills of drinks as the waitstaff was very attentive. We'll be returning!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Orion
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Service was superb. Manager checked with us several times to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. He even provided desert on the house in recognition of my birthday. Food was very good especially for the price and served in ample portions. The ambiance was comfortable and conducive to dinner conversation. We will return often.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better than outstanding
    debb
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Service is off the charts!! it is wonderful..Highly recommend this restaurant food is better than outstanding.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Second time here
    lilacnpoundy
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    It was our second trip to Paul Martin's and the food was better. Or, maybe we just ordered better? Anyway, the brick chicken is an A; highly recommended.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Paul Martin's 8/31/14
    The2Caretakers
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I was given a gift certificate from Paul Martin's. We live far away, so hadn't had a chance to try the restaurant. We decided to go there for my birthday. The food was very good, my requests were acknowledged and acted on, the wait staff were all friendly and attentive. My dessert was complimentary, which surprised and pleased me. Since we live so far away, we probably will not frequent the restaurant, but will definitely return for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    Mrsnak
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food and service is always good. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gem
    dininginthecity
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This was my first visit. I thoroughly enjoyed the service and ambiance. The brunch is a great value. The staff is friendly and very attentive.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neibhgorhood treasure
    Violet07
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    They have a little bit of everything on the menu. Fun for all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good eats, we'll served
    Dinnerdoug808
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Nice menu, not too many items which helps in narrowing down your choices. We'll prepared, fresh ,natural dishes. Excellent service. Will return..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Nice
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    From walking into the door to walking out it was great. Very glad we chose this while on vacation.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!!!
    AletheaVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    I came in on a Tuesday evening for the 3-Course Chicken Dinner Special. It was not my first time, and it won't be the last time either. Yum-O! Keep this Tuesday special going please! Thank you Taylor, for such wonderful customer service. You rock!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WONDERFUL FOOD AND SERVICE
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This was our second time to Paul Martin's for their Monday Wine Dinner. It is a wonderful value with delicious food and wine. We will be back. We had the skirt steak and hanger steak which were outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not impressed, not disappointed
    megDusTVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    the restaurant has a very modern feel and was comfortable, the wait staff in jeans was a little strange. we enjoyed the shrimp cocktail starter with its extravagant display, but that was about it for the food department, salads and entrees were mediocre. the wine list has some very nice wine, a cheap option - but not much in the middle. i think with this being a newer restaurant they need to find their path. service was prompt and efficient, maybe a tad overzealous.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New favorite restaurant!
    Lulu
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My husband and I went to Paul Martin's after reading about it in an article in Phoenix magazine. We had the skirt steak and it was incredible. The roasted corn on the cob was fabulous. The desserts were amazing. We had wonderful, attentive service and didn't have a long wait for the food even though the restaurant was busy. We were glad we had made reservations; we were seated immediately. We will return there often; can't wait to try all the offerings!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Heirloom Tomato Salad a total miss
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Great taste, but four thin slices of tomato with a tablespoon of cheese for $12?
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Really enjoyed this restaurant. First time there. Love the ambience. Not too dark. Beautiful decor. Music was peaceful and not too loud. Was easily able to carry a conversation without having to strain to hear. Food was great. I had the mahi mahi. Friend had the prime rib. We also had raw oysters. Homemade ice cream with shortbread. Will definitely be back. Beautiful outdoor patio as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    ToolsVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Nice interior but aveage food quality. Salmon was okay but too much sauce on salmon and side salad. Husbands chicken was over cooked.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1st Time - But We'll Be Back
    Locals
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Went hoping to dine from the "Taste of" (happy hour) menu but nothing on the website - or the online menu - indicates that it is only available if dining in the bar - only found out from our server after being seated in the dining rm. Chose the Spinach Dip appetizer; a great choice, served w/ excellent bread! Unlike spinach dip at some larger large chains, there's no artichoke - but sundried tomatoes. Followed w/ the Bistro Burger w/ Cheddar & French Dip. Far too many fries to finish, but both sandwiches were juicy & a delight. We'll definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Wait Staff - awesome service! Thank you Amber and team! Food -- fresh, vibrant and delectable. Paul Martin's is a wonderful place to wine and dine for a special occasion (on the night we dined - my birthday celebration) or any night when you want to be pampered and feast on creatively prepared and scrumptious culinary delights. Our thanks all around from the welcome at the front door to the very last moment. We look forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Paul Martin's
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My husband and thought the makeover looked great and the community table, near the bar, was a fabulous idea. The service was outstanding and a very nice waiter, named Mike, did an outstanding job serving us and checking on us several times throughout the evening. Our appetizer (cheese and meat platter) was very good. Our main entrée's left little to be desired. My husband ordered his steak medium rare and it was a bit more done. Mike offered to have this fixed as he quickly noticed it too. My husband cut into the middle and told him it looked rarer and it would be okay. The problem, very tough and chewy. My mahi mahi was just okay, not very flavorful and I could have done without the bed of green beans. Definitely over-priced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Salt and pepper prawns were beautifylly presented and delicious. The calamari, on the other hand, was poorly executed. Very small pieces of squid that were overcooked and borderline tough, not too mention overbreaded. The calamari itself was nearly lost in the dish. Brick chicken was excellent! Strawberry shortcake featured a delicious homemade biscuit, though the macerated strawberries were tart.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Derek was wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Loved spinach appetizer and salmon sandwich. Didn't care for the feta cheese as it is not standard feta (greek salad).
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A restaurant for adults - ah!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    It is lovely to have lunch when you have service from professionals. The food is good - a bit salty, but we eat a low sodium diet so that maybe our personal impression only. fabulous bread, and amuse of marcona almonds and olives won us over right from the get go. desserts are overpriced at 10$, but are very very large - they are not that tasty compared to the rest of the food. have had better desserts elsewhere. here though at Paul Martin's it is an all-around delightful experience.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Paul Martin's Delivers
    Eddie
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This was our third visit to the restaurant and it has shown consistency in the quality of the food and the professionalism of its wait staff.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Can't wait till you come to Dallas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Very impressed with the business model and believe the same will be highly successful in your potential new location in Turtle Creek Dallas area
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot, great experience
    Murako
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Went there for the first time and I have to say that the overall experience was absolutely wonderful, we had to wait 25 minutes for our table but, the manager compensated our waiting time with an appetizer. The waiter was great, polite and had great timing, the food was delicious and the bill was right for a place of this kind. Will come again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Time
    Tilly
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    There were 5 people in our group and everyone enjoyed their meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • steve
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food is very good and service is very good too. The restaurant was packed saturday night so it took a while for our food to come out. Overall, it was a very nice experience dining out.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome dinner - first time!
    2Return
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Best grilled salmon with a salad mix; same with the short-ribs! Awesome service, especially Taylor Q. We truly enjoyed the ambiance and the food. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great!
    DBG1
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I have been to this restaurant for the Monday Special several times - can't beat the price, food or service! The staff is very accommodative and they have a good selection of wine and entrees. Tables are spaced nicely so you have privacy
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • BillVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Nice location; food very good with daily specials; happy hour everyday in the bar area.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cindy
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food and service was outstanding I plan to have a business dinner there
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate