Searsucker Scottsdale
Searsucker Scottsdale
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Searsucker Scottsdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.searsucker.com/scottsdale/
  • Phone: 4806643777x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 5:00pm-6:30pm
    Brunch: Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm
    Closed December 24th & 25
  • Payment Options:
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Brian Malarkey
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Les Johnson 4806643777x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: N Goldwater Blvd
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Searsucker Scottsdale
Celebrity chef Brian Malarkey is showcasing his classic New American dishes in a whole new light. The innovative menu includes everything from Rosemary Lemon Butter Popcorn to Bone Marrow with Fleur de Sel and Peach. Craft brews, unique wines, and handcrafted Pick & Rocks cocktails are on hand to complement every bite.
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Searsucker Scottsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Fabulous Food
    craighVIP
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    Unique menu and great tasting everything! Service was very attentive and efficient! We will return often.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time there had a great time
    Bonzorelli
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    We sat at the bar and enjoyed interesting appetizers chatted with the barkeep who was delightful the main course was excellent I would highly recommend this place
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, but not my style
    Kevin
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The food was very good, but the service was a bit lacking. It took way to long for our drink order to arrive and our refills were slow too. The atmosphere was vibrant and enjoyable. I wasn't too pleased with the $5 charge for valet service given that we'd just paid a flat fee per person for dinner along with a firm 20% gratuity. Just left feeling like I'd been taken a bit.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seasucker... Meh.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Went here for New Year Eve with a large group. Set menu at $60 a head... I went Hamachi Crudo, Oyster, Filet & Prawn, Flan.. I couldn't taste the fish it was covered in "chili water".. Oysters were pretty good. One fried, one baked on halfshell. The steak was cooked perfectly. The flan was meh.. My wife asked what the flan was prepared with and the gal serving said "i don't know" and dipped out to not return... Our table was right next to the kitchen which was a pain. Anytime you can feel heat lamps at your table its an issue. Not completely terrible, but no that great either..
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  • Great family and friends spot
    FoodguruVIP
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    We came to have dinner with family and old college friends. Service was excellent. Scallops were over the top good. We all had a blast at Searsucker. Love the San Diego location too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food - Mediocre Service
    WestCoastGirl
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    We went to Searsucker with some friends for a nice dinner in the holiday season. I made reservations in advance but they weren't needed. The place was busy was not overly crowded. We got seated and it took our server more than a few minutes to make his way to our table. Once he came over and took our drink order, it seemed like everything took 15 minutes. He was nowhere to be found at one point, and it took forever for him to come back over and ask about appetizers, then again a long wait to order entrees. The restaurant was very noisy, and you had to talk loudly even at the table. The food was good, and all of us were pleased. I don't think it was exceptional, but it was good and I would recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quite a few options for a
    CMnAZ
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    Quite a few options for a group to choose from. A few surprizing items as well as unusual but, tasty pairings make the menu interesting. It is a very casual atmosphere and service is acceptable although they could be a bit more knowledgeable about the menu and more social & welcoming.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    The pork belly and duck was very good. The duck breast was perfect but the duck confit underneath the duck breast was too salty for me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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  • Inventive Bites!
    Nomnom3
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    Really great experience at Searsucker! All the appetizers and entrees my family had were unique and flavorful. Only side note is that the music is very contemporary and loud so this place is fit for younger people. I would definitely go there again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed...
    JTAZ
    Dined on 11/24/2013
    My wife and I visited on our anniversary this weekend and we're not very satisfied with our experience. We waited for service upon arrival at our table for sometime, and then proceeded to wait repeatedly for our server on multiple requests. Our entrees were served lukewarm, and overall we felt the staff working we're not very committed to the customers in the restaurant. We also did not feel our server was very friendly. We chose to try searsucker over our normal anniversary dinner spot (elements at sanctuary) and we're not very glad that we did.
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  • Fun & Fabulous
    Kenady
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    I have driven by Searsucker many a times and was eager to get in and try it out. We were not disappointed, service was excellent - cocktails were creative, and the food was amazing. I had the crab mac&cheese and my partner had the steak with chimichurri, it was so tasty!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Searsucker
    cheeron
    Dined on 11/19/2013
    I thought the food was very good, but, pretty pricey for no more than you get!!! Drinkwater's, across the street is also pricey, but, you get a lot more food! Our waitress was very good! Friendly and timely!!!
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  • Searsucker
    Natalka
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    At first the menu seems a bit strange due to the titles. The food is amazing! Generous portions and great flavors. Can't wait to go back! We had a great waiter and water glasses were always full.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I will not return
    DJWdine
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    They were holding a function that night and had a band. The music was so loud we could not talk. My chair was broken. Service was slow. No one ever introduced themselves as our server. We ordered muscles, they were large and very juicy, cooked with a sausage, but the sauce was incredibly bland. A fragment of plaster fell onto my lap from the ceiling. We ordered salads; my wife’s had so much vinegar she could not eat it. Mine was fairly strong, but edible. It was not worth the high price. We did not have anything else. We were too uncomfortable. I realize they had an event, but they did not alter their lofty prices, or forewarn us to plan a visit on an alternate night. Regardless of the event, the food and service were not worth returning.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pretty Good Place
    tominScottsVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    The food was pretty good, however, not prepared as well as at the San Diego location. The restaurant in San Diego is also a lot roomier and the seating is more comfortable than in Scottsdale. The chairs at our table had no padding and were very uncomfortable. The table service was much better in San Diego as well. We had to hunt down our server a few times to correct some items on our orders here in Scottsdale.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I have an intolerance to flour
    Stace
    Dined on 11/7/2013
    I have an intolerance to flour - they allowed me to order off menu and created very delicious dishes for me to accommodate my special needs. The wait staff is attentive, great food and great environment. In addition, they have a valet service. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My review
    mnakashiVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2013
    In town for Arizona Fall This restaurant has main course and a small tasting menu. The best thing I had was the cheddar puffer (biscuit) which was the bread starter. The small menu seemed more interesting, so I began with a tasty Cobb salad, then "farm bird lollipops", 5 skewered pieces of chicken covered with a hot sauce, a sprinkle of crumbled blue cheese, and a blue cheese dipping sauce. This was tasty but the hot sauce so overwhelmed the blue cheese crumbles/sauce that I wondered about the reasoning behind this combination, particularly since the crumbled blue cheese didn't adhere to chicken. Lastly I had bone marrow with sunny side egg and crostine over a bed of grilled Brussels sprouts. Wondering what's so special about this dish.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful restaurant
    GodessVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    The restaurant is designed beautifully and the ambiance is great. Hostess and waitress were lovely, however, the food was a bit disappointing.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Creativity
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    Seersucker really changed our minds as to the existence of cutting edge cuisine in Scottsdale. The level of execution and creativity was very high. The service was knowledgeable and gracious without being obtrusive. Many well know dishes were re-imagined in interesting ways. The "surf and turf' with scallops and corned beef hash was exceptionally good. We never imagined corned beef hash could be so delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a little different
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/27/2013
    Nice looking place with unique menu. Was there on Sunday evening so very quiet but imagine the bar area/scene could be quite exciting. Thought the service could been a bit better but overall pretty nice place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Adventurous and Delicious
    Run4FoodVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2013
    We had a great time at Searsucker celebrating my wife's birthday. It was a last minute idea and it was well worth it. The service was attentive and we were able to add to our food experience by having fun with our server. The manager was also attentive as they paid attention to some special requests. This one is being added to our favorites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Food was WAY too Salty
    ArtBoyVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2013
    Great drinks, live music and ambiance, but all the food was WAY too salty. The strongest flavor on everything was salt. We had several small plates, marrow bone + sea salt + onion jam, shrimp “spicy” + bacon grits, mussels + wine + sausage + sofrito, squid “sweet heat”, farm bird lollipops + snake bite hot sauce + bleu fondue
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    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • They made it right
    No1Hikergirl
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    We had a few hiccups by put they made it right. Fabulous inventive and well seasoned food combined with attentive service made this a memorable meal. We tried three of the salads and they were delicious. For mains, I had the risotto which is thick and creamy with loads of mushrooms. Another had the mahi and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hanger steak was served cold and was sent back to the kitchen. Promptly we were served another portion, complete with profuse apologies.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Prego2Princess
    Dined on 10/9/2013
    We had an great date night here! Service was great, drinks were great and the food was amazing. Ambience was very cool as well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Affordable Scottsdale
    valleyvittles
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    A fancy looking, affordable restaurant in downtown Scottsdale is a rarity. This is one. We were there at brunch, there were a few interesting items on the menu. I had the patty melt, which for $10 was a good deal. No one had any complaints about the food, but there were no raves either. There was live music, on the loud side, but not unbearable. Sadly, there werre only two other occupied tables.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Searsucker - Great Steak
    PhilPVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    My girlfriend and I both had filet - they were very good and it was a nice night out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful celebration at Searsucker
    EatlovebehappyVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    Chose Searsucker to celebrate my eldest faughter's "white coat ceremony", as well as my youngest faughter's 16th birthday. The restaurant was fabulous is every way...we couldn't be happier with the ambiance, service, and the delicious food. Would definitely go there whenever we're back in Scottsdale, and looking forward to trying the San Diego restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bar is a blast, food is so-so
    PCarEnthusiastVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    I'm rather indifferent about the Searsucker experience. Their happy hour (which is only attainable at the bar) drinks are great, and so is the ambiance. Sitting down for dinner, we had great service by the waitress...but the food just wasn't on par with what you'd expect to get with the cost for it. Will try again, but for now...I wouldn't recommend dining there.
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  • First impressions
    satiated
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    As the title might insinuate this was the first time for my wife and i to dine at Searsucker in Scottsdale. Though a convergence of timing between Az restaurant week and the need to fulfill a celebratory date for my wife's birthday i decided to take her here. It was the right decision between the fun and relaxed ambiance, the wonderful service, and the stellar menu. Needless to say my wife was pleased as was I, but i of course took all the credit i could! Searsucker is a must for those who want to discover the more creative side of American cuisine.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hit and Miss
    PJboVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    Interested to see that the only menu they offered was the Restaurant week offerings. Not sure if this was supposed to be the case, but OK. Appetizers were the best course. I had the calamari which were by far the best I'd ever had. Husband had the short rib which was also good but not as good as the calamari. My entree was Filet with lobster butter. When it came out the butter was still a frozen disk on top of the meat - eew! Fortunataly manager came over and corrected this problem, but stated when he came back - we usually serve it cold on top - what? Husband had the seared ahi tuna which had no flavor whatsoever. Desserts were also just meh. Might try again with regular menu, but wouldn't go out of my way.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little too corporate
    RichL
    Dined on 9/27/2013
    We went for Restaurant week. It was hoppin' with 30 somethings - they have a DJ playing who was unobtrusive, but gave off a good vibe. The decor was "up-to-date" and pleasant. We;re older & dine out often. The service is reminiscent of the Cheesecake factory, where there are about 100 employees swirling around in various tasks, but none seem to be committed to our experience. Their Menu looked well thought out and had a lot of variety, but both appetizers were unremarkable (Poke and Tartare) and the Mahi was too salty to eat and the M-R filet was way too rare. Desserts were OK. With all the local chefs doing great things (Petite Maison, FnB, Posh, Crudo, Bink's, Vincent, CPH, The House, even 5th & Wine), why bother with Searsucker.
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    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The service was excellent,
    foodexplorer
    Dined on 9/27/2013
    The service was excellent, staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and well presented. The place itself has a very hip, trendy feel. The bar was enormous, but with few people surrounding it. my overall experience was great!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Great Service
    erg57
    Dined on 9/27/2013
    First experience here and very impressed. Creative, flavorful dishes, promptly and energetically served. Great bartender, interesting house mixed drinks. Highly recommended. We will definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great restaurant week find
    steelz
    Dined on 9/25/2013
    couple of things were a bit too salty, but the menu was imaginative and well-executed. steak was 5star, as was the beef tartare. a great value for restaurant week in particular!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had dinner during restaurant
    dayday
    Dined on 9/24/2013
    We had dinner during restaurant week...not knowing it was. We could not order from the regular menu as we could at other restaurants during restaurant week.. The cheddar biscuits they bring to the table were amazing. The salad was tiny and not special. The calamari app was drenched in too much sauce and pieces were long. Dinner was mediocre at best-- salmon was dull and hangar steak came to our table quite cool and we sent it back. Deserts were under par...all in all not a great place...but atmoshpere and bar are really nice.
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  • First Time Here
    Mack
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Made a reservation for a birthday celebration. Not realizing it was restaurant week we were unable to order off the regular menu. Many options on the restaurant week menu for the smalls but thought the mains could have been been better. Food and drinks were good. Service a bit spotty - not our server - the main entree was brought out before we were finished with the first course. Took it back and we felt it sat under the warming lights until returned. Food not as hot as it should have been. We'll probably give it another try sometime.
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The restaurant week menu showcased
    LNem
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    The restaurant week menu showcased some amazing dishes. The blend of flavors in every dish was both deft and creative. The tombo poke, in particular, was an incredible blast of tastes. If you are seeking comfort food, try the short rib appetizer.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise
    Karyn
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Even though they have added fabric and some rugs for sound abatement, they put our table of four between three tables of twelve. The noise level was so high we could not talk across the table.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good service, food 50/50
    goldenlilly
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Went for resaurant week. The filet was great and the appetizer short rib was out standing. With the fishy smell in the room I suspect they are not purchasing the best fish, skip fish entres. Cesar salad even tasted fishy. Would go there again for brunch not dinner. Desert was good but nothing to rave about. I was really expecting something better with all the hype about this restaurant.
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    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    image10
    Dined on 9/18/2013
    We had visited another restaurant in this group in La Jolla and loved it. We were anticipating the same here. The food wasn't as good and the service was awful. It wasn't as if the place was crowded, because it wasn't. The prices were a little over the top for what we got. There are too many great restaurants in the area. We won't repeat this one.
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