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Taggia at FireSky
Taggia at FireSky

Taggia at FireSky Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.taggiascottsdale.com
  • Phone: (480) 424-6095
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday-Sunday, 7:00 am until 10:30 am
    Lunch: Monday-Sunday, 11:30am until 2:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday-Monday 5:30pm until 9:00pm,
    Tuesday-Saturday 5:30pm until 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Massimo DeFrancesca
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Taggia Restaurant & Lounge at FireSky Resort & Spa is a premier choice for distinctive Scottsdale events and meetings. From modest board meetings to lavish wedding receptions, Taggia accommodates you in delicious style. In addition to accommodating private parties of up to 100 guests, Taggia provides catering for everything from a small gathering of a few to receptions for up to 1,000 guests at the adjacent FireSky Resort & Spa. Our lush patio features inviting fireside seating, while the dining room offers an elegant venue for private meals and receptions.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join us in the lounge for happy hour each day for 1/2 priced appetizers from our bar menu and $5 well, domestic beer and house wine.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Scottsdale Road and Chapparal
  • Public Transit: Valley Metro Bus Stop at E Scottsdale Rd and E Chapparal
    Valley Metro Bus Stop at Camelback and Scottsdale
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking available
A word from Taggia at FireSky
Reminiscent of the Italian Riviera, the experience here is rustic yet refined, casual yet elegant. Featuring Coastal Italian cuisine, our menu highlights fresh seafood and wood fired oven pizzas. Chef Massimo De Francesca transforms carefully chosen organic, seasonal ingredients into the time-tested, naturally healthy dishes of Italy's Ligurian coastline. Believing that true Mediterranean cuisine is defined by the quality of the ingredients, flavorful dishes like Baccala Fritters with Hearts of Palm & Chipotle Aioli or Veal Tonnato with Tuna Emulsion, Pickled Eggs & Gerkin Pesto confirm this. Nestled within FireSky Resort & Spa, Taggia overlooks the lush oaisis lagoon and waterfalls. You can choose from the relaxed casual experience in the dining room with an intimate booth or the livelier social atmosphere of the outdoor patio, with wood burning fireplace and bubbling fountians. Inquire about our private dining and catering options. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "Nice menu selection, had the mista salad to begin with, delish. Entre was the stripped bass, perfectly prepared over a bed of braised kale and quinoa on a pea purée. The hubs had the fennel sausage pizza also very tasty. Our server was very informative, knew the menu front to back, chef massimo stopped by our table to see if we were happy with our meal. Nice touch! Ambiance was not was we expected, hotel lobby restaurant, but food and service were outstanding."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food was an 8 on a scale of 1-10 -- we truly expected better. That said, the scallops and risotto were cooked to perfection and delectable. The menus were splotched with food and dirt. But, the service (Seth and his helpers) was absolutely impeccable. Everyone wished us a Happy Anniversary, the dessert was on the house and delicious, and the food we didn't like was taken off the bill. I consider that to be service above and beyond the norm."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Thanks Will for a great evening! Food and service were excellent! "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "My first time to Taggia, with a friend was amazing. We both enjoyed our meals, and would come back again. Service was timely as well."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Taggia delivers a lovely dining experience complete with delicious food and wine in an elegant outdoor setting. Service is friendly and helpful. You can enjoy an unhurried dining experience in elegant peaceful surroundings."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We picked this from internet and we absolutely overwhelmed at the ambience, attentive and upbeat staff and food plus champagne courtesy of the restaurant for our anniversary!! Tennis Twosome-"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Next time we come we will take advantage of their packages and spend the night."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We were there on a Monday evening and not many other diners. Two of us ate from the Arizona Week menu and two ate off the normal menu. Every one of us enjoyed all that we ordered. It was a quiet spot but, I don't know if that was because it was a Monday night. The outdoor spot was lovely, overlooking the pools and grounds of a quaint, old hotel."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Dinner at Taggia was very good. The menu variety was nice and the presentation of what was ordered was very good. The service was excellent. No complaints. I would definitely go back. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for breakfast or lunch. This restaurant is the only one in the Fire Sky resort. The breakfast was over cooked. The restaurant also handles the food service at the pool. The service was prompt, but the food was cold and not exactly what was ordered. But, definitely go to Taggia for dinner. They do a very nice job."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "We had dinner on the patio, it was so pleasant and relaxing. The flavors were very interesting, everything was delicious, and the service was excellent. We will go back for sure!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Fabulous food, service needs a little tweaking. I will definitely go back. Probably more like 3 dollar signs if you don't want to eat pizza."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Back of fire sky hotel - never knew it was in there but good Italian food "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "I chose this restaurant because I wanted a place that had good food and was comfortable and quiet (for conversation). The outdoor patio was perfect for this occasion: beautiful setting, comfortable, and tables spaced so that conversation could be easily enjoyed. Service was exceptional (thanks to Seth Cecil), and the food was delicious. The scallops were done perfectly and the chocolate covered tiramisu melted in our mouths."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Kimpton restaurant associated with Firesky Resort in Scottsdale, overlooking the pool and gardens. The chef is outstanding and the food and service is just great. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We had both breakfast and dinner here and the atmosphere was ideal for both. If you can ignore the birds which are inescapable, it was fantastic. In particular, I have not had a meal like the sea bream in a while. I truly appreciate delicious food and it was nothing less than outstanding. Will definitely be back when we are back in town."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable outdoor dining experience. The food was tasty and well-presented. The wine selection was good, and reasonably priced. The staff were eager to please. We will return."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "We came across this spot by accident . We loved it so much we went two nights in a row. Great food , service , and atmosphere. We will be back! "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We were early in the evening and service was a little slow at first, but later good enough and very friendly. Food, especially appetizers,was very good. Outside dining on a perfect night was great, with only a little distraction from the near-by pool. As sunset occurred very nice lighting came on in lush trees near-by. Very nice evening over all. Would return."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Super service, wonderful food. We had the scallops and asparagus risotto. Absolutely delicious. The manager was so nice to stroll around the tables and talk with everyone:) The ambience was fantastic."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "We went to Taggia because it was at our hotel, but both agreed it was the best meal we had in Scottsdale our entire trip. The fish was beautifully prepared and tasty, and our pasta was homemade - al dente but soft, and the sauce with it was amazing. Our breakfasts there were delicious as well. The Huevos Rancheros was some of the best I've ever had. Their breakfasts are delicious and the portions were plenty, without being huge like some places use to make up for the fact that they're not as good!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Our expectations for a hotel restaurant were low, but we were very pleasantly surprised. Good food and great service."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Our first time there. Food was excellent although menu was somewhat limited. Service was outstanding and the staff did everything to make our visit memorable (except paying the bill)."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Absolutely loved this place. The food, service and the ambience were just perfect."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We have eaten here several time and always given it a 5 star, but this time they let us down. Two of us order the Scallops and Risiotto and the scallops were raw in the middle and the Risiotto was runny and no flavor at all. The restaurant did do a good job taking it back and replacing it. The patio is beautiful, but the heaters were on full blast which made it feel like 90 when the outside temperature was 65. This was not our best experience here at all."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "We were impressed by the instant ,very pleasant and expert service,the first course was well presented ,the food temperature was appropriate and was enjoyed.The main course was well cooked,well presented and was excellent or very good for six different choices.The Oregon red wine was excellent,as was the choices for the teenage,non-drinkers. We have stayed at the Hotel and eaten at this restaurant over the last decade. We shall return!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Ate on the outdoor patio. Great ambience. Outdoor fireplace ,lights in the trees. Overall quite nice. Food was very good and wait staff excellent. Will definitely go back on a return trip"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "We ate here twice while at FireSky. It was fabulous both times. The kitchen staff did a great job in getting the food out to the table very quickly. The entire staff seems to enjoy their job and the guests that they serve - from the hostess to the waiters/waitresses."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "We had just arrived in town after a long drive and still needed to visit a grocery store to stock up for our extended visit. But first, we must have dinner! Open Table to the rescue. We chose Taggia because it was close and the menu was appealing. First, we were surprised to find that it's located within a beautiful resort -very lovely setting. We chose to sit outdoors overlooking the pool and fire features -so relaxing. Our cocktails were perfect and the service couldn't have been better. I had the spaghettini with Italian sausage and eggplant. Excellent - layers of flavors and comfort food all at the same time. Instead of a quick meal, we had a lovely dining experience. We plan to go back to try more things from the menu."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Four of us enjoyed a wonderful dining experience at Taggia. Each dish was perfectly prepared. The contrast in tastes was both surprising and delicious. The service was wonderful."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "informed and efficient server, lovely setting, excellent food prepared and plated beautifully. A favorite was the crispy lamb belly, similar to the ubiquitous pork belly so popular of late, but with a mild lamby taste and not quite as fatty it was divine. The misto salad was rather ordinary but tasty. The osso bucco falling off the bone tender the and skirt steak, juicy and cooked exactly as requested.."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "Excellent restaurant.. Our waiter was excellent and knew how to explain the menu and wine list."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Terrific food! The salad dressings were perfect: not too vinegary, well-balanced. I loved my seared ahi: It was delicious and beautifully presented! The setting is very nice---comfortable and attractive. Wonderful service too!"
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Had a lovely meal at Taggia on Saturday night. Do not miss the pizza's! Crispy airy crust is perfect. The date, bacon, goat cheese pizza is fantastic! Smokey and a touch of sweetness - yum! Three of us split it as a appetizer followed by a pasta course. All the pasta was homemade and all were delicious. Don't miss Taggia for a fun night out."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "I was staying at the hotel so we decided to eat dinner at the restaurant in the hotel. The food was fair, however, I recommend the many other options in Scottsdale that are worth the drive."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Very nice place, but only seemed to have one waitress so service was a little slow."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Taggia was great all around. Food, service and atmosphere. Fresh food made to order with excellent menu options. Had an enjoyable dinner outside as well as an after dinner drink inside by the fireplace. The FireSky Resort where the restaurant is located was also amazing! The front desk even gave us a ride back to our hotel! Imagine that in the Northeast! Would highly recommend to all! Will be back there next year!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Salad and entrees were very good.....Our waiter was pleasant and attentive."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "We had a very lovely and special Christmas dinner. Everything was superb. We particularly appreciated the chef's willingness to offer the dinner menu when we had made reservations a tad too early and the ability to make a couple of substitutes to the accompaniments. We particularly liked the fact that this fine restaurant is in a resort that is dog-friendly, too, in public areas (lobby, patio)! We definitely will look into staying at the Resort beyond just returning again for a meal when we come over for a visit."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We began with an appetizer of Formaggi. This cheese plate includes 4 different cheeses. Our favorite was the robiola - sweet, soft, & creamy. My wife's entre as garganelli pasta (similar to penne) with scampi in a poblano béchamel sauce. Quite good...the scampi were a little skimpy ;~), but delicious. I chose the ossobuco in a red wine demi glaze. The shank was fall-of-the-bone tender - just as it should be. Delicious lemon polenta. The wine list is good, covering most of the globe. I especially enjoyed the Malbec from Argentina. Portions were good, but not overwhelming. We opted to take our dessert home. The tiramisu was outstanding, even the next day."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "We had a wonderful time celebrating my husbands birthday. The waiter "Will" had amazing customer service and was very knowledgable about the menu! The food was fantastic! We were very pleased with our selections."
    Dined on 12/27/2013