Taggia at FireSky
Taggia at FireSky

Taggia at FireSky

  • 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- 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: Join us in the Living Room Lounge for Aperativo Hour daily 5pm - 7pm for our $5 menu Featuring Four Peaks Draught Beer and select cocktails and Amaro

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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Taggia at FireSky reviews from OpenTable diners
33 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.8
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (19)great for outdoor dining (15)special occasion (14)romantic (11)notable wine list (10)good for groups (9)neighborhood gem (8)great for lunch (4)scenic view (4)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (3)hot spot (3)Show More
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Excellent Italian cuisine--everything we had--appetizers, each of our dinners & desserts! We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Patio
    foodluver
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We said outside and it was beautiful, trees, fire, water, all the elements to make it serene. The service was outstanding. Unfortunately the food was not. The Caesar salad had way to much vinegar, the risotto was watery and tasted odd as there were capers in it which did not seem to compliment the risotto (I love capers, just not in this). Scallops were okay, but a little cold, nice size though. Osso Buco was just okay at best, very dry. Overall the meal was just okay. If I returned it would be to just have drinks and enjoy the patio, too many other good places to eat in the area. Thought maybe it was just an off night, but there was only an handful of tables, talked to friends that had gone and they didn't like the food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not a top ten pick!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We chose Taggia based on online reviews including a food writer who selected Taggia as a top ten dining pick. We were disappointed. When we arrived for celebration of our 37th anniversary, we were seated outdoors as we requested. Someone was smoking cigars and rather than find the offending culprit, we were moved next to the indoor space. The service was overbearing. The wait staff seemed unable to interpret our cues, our conversations were constantly and mindlessly interrupted. Finally in exasperation, I asked them to please give us some time to relax. The food itself was average. I enjoyed the gnocchi. The wine list is overpriced. It is definitely not one of the top ten dining experiences in the Scottsdale area.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Experience
    Perry55
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our entire experience was amazing, from the incredible service we received from our server Sarah, to our most delicious meal, to the beautiful atmosphere, it was the perfect way to spend our anniversary. We will definitely return and have already recommended Taggia to friends ,family and coworkers.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    DanRVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Food was excellent, upscale and moderately prices. Service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    Unfortunately
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Dining experience in a outdoor setting. An established Scottsdale gem.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really good Italian!
    AnnaVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Our 2nd time at Taggia, having recently discovered this hidden gem. I had the butternut squash/apple bisque on the Restaurnt Week menu and the gnocchi with peas and pork belly, and both were excellent. There were 4 of us and everyone ordered a different starter and entrée (altho my hubby stuck with the Caesar and carbonara dishes he ordered on our first visit here), and we were all very happy with our service and our dinner choices. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch at Taggia's
    retiredvolunteer
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We ate there because it was a convenient place for our friends to meet us, since we were staying at the hotel. It was not crowded, so we were able to sit and talk for a good long time, and not be concerned that we were holding up a table. The food was good, and the service friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unhappy Birthday Dinner
    GoodFoodVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We went for my birthday but the food wasn't very good. The salmon and risotto were both overcooked and the pasta was undercooked. Also, the dinner was charged to my hotel room, which was not supposed to happen as it was my birthday dinner and the rest of the table had wanted to pay.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Surprise
    ReviewmanVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Situated in a Kimpton Hotel, this was a really good find. Food was very good. The waitress was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best food and service ever!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The food was so good we could not get enough of it but the highlight if the night was the amazing service we had Will as our waiter and he was so amazing and we are vegaterian and he helped Taylor the menu to suit our needs... Love this place !!! Coming back again soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Ordered the burrata and calamari for appetizers. Both amazing! Had the swordfish and scallops for dinner. May be the best scallops I've ever eaten. Great service and good cocktails. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Their service is unbelievably perfect and inviting.. You'll feel as if you are the only one in the entire restaurant! Their menu and chef's specials are yummy! Their happy hour is great from 5pm to 7pm.. Yippee! I'll be a regular here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Generally good time
    jimxfed
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Our dining experience at Taggia was good, but something was missing from my previous trips there. I don't know what it was but might have been the empty atmosphere at the restaurant, or the fact that we sat outside. They acknowleged both our birthdays which was nice.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gourmet value!
    Gobigorgohome
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We were pleasantly surprised by the exceptional flavors and service and the zenlike ambience. A three course prix fixe meal included caprese salad, salmon over avocado purée which was served at a perfect temperature, and a choice of cheesecake or cream filled cannoli, plus a glass of mimosa. The bill including tip for three people was less than $80. We felt that the exceptional service, cuisine and ambience were deserving of return trips. Our son plans to book reservations for his next romantic date. This was the best service we have received at any restaurant in the metro Phoenix area in the past year and a half.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, Excellent Excellent!
    DeniseVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was exquisite! We started with the pasta of the day - a Rigatoni with Bolognese sauce. Then we had the Daterri pizza - what a perfect combination of sweet dates and bacon, Yum! Then we had the Bistecca - so tender and flavorful. Finally, we finished with perfectly frothed cappucino and strawberrry, prickly pear cheesecake - so light and fluffy. Lauren was our server and she was SO attentive and knowledgeable. We will definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always Yummy!
    AletheaVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I have been to Taggia at FireSky, on several occasions. This time I bought a friend with me, who also enjoyed it. The Branzino (fish) Entrée, is very good, as well as the Datteri Pizza, and Misto Organic Salad. The wine selection is great as well, and I was glad to see that there was a local white wine on the list, which was delightful!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 16 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 271 reviews are from the Taggia at FireSky reviews archive.
  • Nice find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Impeccable service
    themajor
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrific Setting
    AletheaVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • azcanardsVIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Thanks Will for a great evening! Food and service were excellent!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Casual Elegant Dining at Taggia
    love2eatout
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    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-
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will Come Back
    Vickid
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Next time we come we will take advantage of their packages and spend the night.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice!
    Linda
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Nice dining experience
    CTARIZONA
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So pleasant an greart food!
    Marie
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Took a chance
    toopicky
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden gem
    EatsoutalotVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Back of fire sky hotel - never knew it was in there but good Italian food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable evening
    ddelliottaz
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • VIPDinerVIP
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot
    Lovemyfood
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful experience
    Yeids
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very good hotel Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 1999VIP
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • GPersonVIP
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    We were a 10 person business group. Most of the the Southwestern style entrees (innovative, delicious and served simultaneously) were ordered by our table. Desserts were also perfect. The suggested wine pairings matched perfectly to the cuisine. The outdoor ambience matched with attentive yet non-obtrusive and knowledgeable staff added to an excellent experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Super service, wonderful food.
    SQ333
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not just a hotel restaurant
    SanFranVisitorVIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't Miss This
    Foodie1VIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Our expectations for a hotel restaurant were low, but we were very pleasantly surprised. Good food and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    Baiju
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Absolutely loved this place. The food, service and the ambience were just perfect.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.