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The House Brasserie
The House Brasserie

The House Brasserie Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://thehousearizona.com
  • Phone: (480) 634-1600
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch
    Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Global, International, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Matt Carter
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Goldwater Dr.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a private parking lot in the front of our, restaurant with access from Main St.but space is extremely limited. Additional street parking is available on Main street. Please be aware of surrounding lot's restrictions.
A word from The House Brasserie
The House Brasserie evokes a bygone era, a time when service and hospitality mattered most in the dining experience. Tucked away in a shaded corner Old Town Scottsdale, The House is also a place of culinary artistry. Chef Matt Carter combines worldly flavors and techniques to create an elegant and cozy menu with homespun style. Set beautifully in the Scottsdale's second-oldest home, The House is a vintage chic space where you can expect nothing but highest quality food, hand-pressed cocktails and eclectic wine & beer lists. Come join us at our House. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "We celebrated in style with great food and ambiance. We couldn't have felt more welcome there."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Our server, Lindsay, kicked off our wonderful experience at the House Brasserie. She not only knew the menu, but she was able to provide details that made you aware that she not only knows the menu but has tried probably everything as well. The food and drinks were great, and the highlights were definitely the broccoli (A recommendation from Lindsay), and also the side of corn that came with the beef filet that i ordered. A nice touch were the additional samples prepared by the Chef that made it to our table to help provide a personal touch. Definitely a place to bring someone on a special occasion or when you're just feeling like treating yourself. Try to go when it's cooler to get a seat outside."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I left this place missing something without knowing what it was. The place is adorable & would be great to sit outside when the weather is cooler. The outside is unassuming, the inside is rockstar cool. Everyone wears black - I wore black - I was scared someone might mistake me for waitstaff. They sat us near children (what??), children who were on iPads the whole time. I left my kids home and no one brings an iPad to a nice dinner out! Ok, back to the food. Our waitress recommended a great wine but could not articulate why. The food was actually very nicely prepared and very tasty but again....we were left wanting. And I don't know what it is so I'm going with ambiance. The din was a little hard to take. Dessert -WOW! It was WONDERFUL."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I have been to House Brasserie three times and each visit has been an absolute treat. The menu is interesting and the food is always delicious and beautifully presented. The hardest part is deciding which wonderful thing to eat!"
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Modern American food mixed with French classics: very tasty, but very very heavy. Everything is made with cream, bacon, butter, foie gras, etc. etc. Cocktail was superb; wine list is very good, also by the glass. Service is technically correct, but very overbearing ("This is so delicious/the cook is absolutely amazing/that is my favorite dish in the world") and more lines like that: shouldn't the patrons be the judges of that? The room is very beautifully done; so recommended, but do not count the calories or go onto the scales the next day..."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Waste of money terrible terrible food dry salty also took 45 minutes for the entree. Will not go back or recommend this place."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Our service was far more pretentious than she needed to be. It's one thing to carry yourself with class and another to be outright rude. This is the second time in a row I have been here with a bad experience. Funny part, manager said come back and "I'll take care of you" and I told him... I don't care.. just want to enjoy your food and have a good time. Sorry guys. Strike two. She should NOT be a server."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We took a towncar from the airport to Hotel Valley Ho and our driver was full of great tips. He told us about House Brasserie and I'm so glad he did. We had some of the most fabulous bites and it may have been one of the best meals during our stay in Scottsdale. It's just a block away from the hotel with a gorgeous outdoor patio. We had pork belly and watermelon bites, this perfect crostini with ricotta and radishes, delicious grits, and a fried chicken dish that we gobbled down. I would go back to Scottsdale just to revisit them, and maybe some of their sister restaurants."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Lovely atmosphere. Though the menu is small, the food was suburb. The scallops were cooked just write and the dessert was scrumptious."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We opted to eat outside on June 14th and it was very pleasant due to the large chillers that are set up during the summer months. Our server was fantastic and navigated us with ease through the menu that was in the midst of a change. We ordered the ricotta with roasted radishes to start which was great. The salads I've sampled are fine, but don't leave me wanting to order them again. The scallops, jidori chicken, and salmon for entrees were good and enjoyed by all of us."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This was our first time here. The server was AMAZING! She explained the menu in detail, she helped with choices and all her help was spot on! The food was very good, and we will definitely be back again!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Had the Braised Lamb Ragout, so good! Staff very good and helpful. "Background" music a little loud but I definitely recommend. Beautiful facility inside and out."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "This is our second time dining here, and we really enjoyed it. A bit pricey, but nice for special occasions. Would like to see a misting system for the patio."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Menu was creative, dishes well presented and tasty. Music was too loud and not to my taste. Service could have been better."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "This restaurant is great. Had the black kale salad and added salmon. It was delicious."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Enjoyed sitting on the patio for dinner. The food was delicious and the service was great. A great menu for trying different foods."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Great ownership, plus great management, plus great service, plus a great chef, a great place and great food = a consistently fantastic dining experience. We love this place and keep coming back."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We went for restaurant week, which is kind of pricy at $40.00 per person for a 3 course meal. Also, the restaurant week portions are smaller than the same item on the menu. I had the pork, which was nothing special. My wife had the salmon, which was good, but not great. The best item was probably the chicken terrine. The pistachio ice cream was also very good, but I do not know if it was made in house. Would I go back here? Probably not with so many other great restaurant choices."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Delectable dining and excellent service made for an amazing night at the House. Chef Matt Carter is unbeatable."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Nice locals dining option with creative menu and fun cocktail list. Dine outside if weather permits. But get a drink at the bar first"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "This was our six visit to the House, worst visit yet. Service was slow, didn't honor outdoor dining request, and all of our orders were wrong... too many great restaurants in Scottsdale to waste another night at such a dispaoointing spot."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Very interesting food done very well. Nothing mainstream here. Craft food and cocktails with great service."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I consider the restaurant one of the top three in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Service is outstanding and the food is both creative and remarkable. A unique and creative mix of menu choices, great wine, remarkable food with that creative touch which leaves one a lasting impression. I wish we had 10 more restaurants in Scottsdale of the quality and caliber of The House Brasserie. Matt Carter has the "recipe" and continues to amaze me with his "culinary magic"!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "A lovely setting in perfect weather. The food was up to expectations and the service was first rate. I will return as will my dining companions. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "This was my second visit and I was very disappointed in the food. In my opinion, they are trying too hard. There were so many competing flavors in our dishes that nothing stood out. Our taste buds were very confused. I know there is a lot of competition out there, but throwing a lot of conflicting flavors together is not the answer. In fact, we had to have a drink after lunch to cleanse the palate. Giving a bad review is the last thing I want to do, but maybe The House will take something away from this."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "A friend and I enjoyed salads and an Oregon wine for lunch. We dined on the comfortable patio at this quaint cottage in old town. Cannot wait to return. The food fresh and tasty and the staff us efficient and friendly."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Very eclectic manu. Nothing like this menu anywhere else in Scottsdale. The only issue we had was the cocktails were all ice with very little drink. They should fix that for a $14 drink"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "This was the perfect place for my girlfriends birthday dinner."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Innovative, well crafted dishes. New and inventive cuisine. Very attentive and professional staff. We stumbled on Brasserie for Sunday brunch and were smitten. We returned two days later for dinner and were similarly impressed. "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "We had such a great time! The food was fabulous, the service superb, and the outdoor dining made for an unforgettable experience. I will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "A wonderful find. Favors imaginatively combined, a beautiful patio,a knowledgable & friendly server, the stars were aligned..do not miss the pork belly appetizer, tuna appetizer,jadori chicken, but really, you can't go wrong with almost everything. A recommendation: make sure you sit on the patio..inside is cramped and does not capture the luxurious southwest feel."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "I bought dinner for an old customer of mine and we are good friends. The food was very very good, however we had 4 people tending our table, from Brian the owner to the hostess, this makes for a slow, repeated request experience, also I ordered a while wine then a rose and due to the heat in AZ I requested they be chilled and the restaurant did not have proper chilling buckets for the wine bottles, they overlooked serving wine once the 1st glass was served and the amount of bread given to accompany the aged goat cheese appetizer was to small and once we requested more bread to finish off the cheese, this took way too long. Overall very good food, mediocre service"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "My husband and I always have a delicious dinner at The House Brasserie when we travel to Phoenix. The food is delicious and the presentation beautiful. It is our favorite outdoor patio with the lights in the trees and the charming house and patio. It is a gem not to be missed."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Made reservations for my wife's birthday and we were looking forward to a nice, relaxed, romantic dinner. Instead had to sit indoors where it felt more like a bar setting instead of the charming and more quiet outdoor patio. The food arrived late, over cooked and barely warm. Overall a great disappointment. We will not be going back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "It was such an unusual menu it was hard to choose what to eat, so we ordered much more than we could eat and took "doggie bags" so not to waste a morsel. Will definetly be back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "It's a beautiful house with a nice bar, backyard and outside. Five stars for that. As a curious fact, the restrooms are outside and are small. The food was good but nothing memorable. The porkbelly: The noodles and egg were a great mix but the meat lack flavor and it was undercoocked. The Dr. Pepper meat with cheese fries was pretty good. Filet: uneventful. The goat cheese cake was delicious. I would go back just for that. Coffee was good. The service... well, the service was pretty bad. We learned about the special of the day because the table next to us was told (while we ere already eating). To get refills was a journey. My friend ended up helping herself for napkins. Good news is that there's plenty of room for improvement."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Wow, we weren't expecting to find such a great restaurant during our trip to AZ! Would definitely go back! Yum…Yum…Yum! and a funky atmosphere with the oldest house in Scottsdale being the setting."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We really liked the food but unfortunately were given a table next to a baby throwing food all over the floor. The hostess should have been able to recognize we were two people on a date night be for seating us uncomfortably close to a table of loud, disruptive people. The wait staff rushed us through our food by asking if we were done with each plate three times per course. They were like vultures waiting for us to finish each dish so they could interrupt us and take the dish. I would not recommend this place for a romantic date evening , but they do have good food. Perhaps sitting outside may give you a different perspective as we were in the little house part of the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The food is always fantastic, but the restaurant was slammed on a Friday night, and therefore the service was slacking slightly. The dishes came out a bit slower than expected, and rather than timed so that we could enjoy each course, everything came out at once. But we still love the House and we will be back!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "This is a phenomenal restaurant, fit for a romantic night out or dinner with friends and family. They were extremely considerate of our experience, even offering us a glass of champagne while we waited for our table to be ready. The best part of the restaurant (mindful of the amazing service) is its incredible decor. Soft candle night, damask patterns, candelabras, chandeliers transform the atmosphere into something out of a movie. Top-notch - can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014