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Z'Tejas Scottsdale
Z'Tejas Scottsdale

Z'Tejas Scottsdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://ztejas.com/locations/#!/arizona/scottsdale/
  • Phone: (480) 946-4171
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm;
    Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican / Southwestern, Southwest, American
  • Executive Chef: Pedro Solano
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Off Site catering is available by contacting Sarah Robinson, Event Sales Manager, at 480-612-6391, or by email at sarahr@ztejas.com.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Camelback Rd and Scottsdale Rd.
  • Public Transit: Camelback Road and Scottsdale Road.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet parking provided by the mall (non-complimentary) directly outside of Z'Tejas at Scottsdale Fashion Square.
A word from Z'Tejas Scottsdale
Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "Love the diablo chicken, and the four cheese macaroni"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Fun "make it yourself" bloody mary bar and mimosa bar. Pablano pepper stuffed with scrambled eggs & jalapeno bacon was absolutely delicious. The muffins were served warm and were so moist, the apple was my favorite."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I have been to Z'Tejas in the past, but I tried a different menu item this time around. So glad I did. I forget the name of the entree salad that I had, but it was very tasty and healthy! I also had great service as well. I will come back again."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "I've been to the restaurant a lot. I was a disappointed in the brunch I ordered. It was the chicken hash & the hash was crispy but then not cooked in places at all. I didn't say anything though, the waiter was attentive & I wanted to enjoy my Mother's Day. Plus, being Mother's Day, we got a free desert to share on one plate and it wasn't very good. It didn't taste very fresh. The strawberries were soggy & it was tart, I wasn't even sure what it was suppose to be. The waiter didn't say. It was like a cheesecake lemon strawberry cake? It was not good. I just wasn't impressed with the food at all this time. The cornbread saved the meal. I never do reviews or go out of my way to write about a meal, except this popped up in my email. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a phenomenal waiter, I am just sorry that I cannot remember his name at this time (and don't have the receipt on me). Maybe someone can track it down via our reservation/the restaurant. He was very helpful, and super kind to my mother-in-law, who ordered something that she couldn't it because of the spice. The food was good, the ambiance was fine, but our waiter is what made our experience."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I have been to Z'Tejas, on quite a few occasions. Sometimes it can be hit or miss. This time was a serious hit. Everything was hot, tasty, and fresh. I tried a different entrée this time. The Crispy Salmon, was very good. I will have it again. "
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Didn't make special plans for Easter Brunch/lunch, and decided Z'Tejas would be a good choice for lunch with short notice reservations(which was within an hour-1:45pm). Greeted and seated immediately when we arrived, service was polite and friendly. We ordered an appetizer after drinks were delivered, but our complimentary cornbread was never brought to the table until after our meal was delivered and only after a second request. Would definitely recommend-food is always consistently good!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "It is easy to say that the food was great because it was. The atmosphere was very pleasant and the dining experience enjoyable. The best part of this experience was the staff of the restaurant. We were greeted and seated by hostess Samantha who was all smiles and positive vibes. She explained the menu and specials, introduced us to our waiter and checked on us during the meal. Chaun was our waiter and he was also very attentive and pleasant. After the great dinner we sat at the bar where Candice treated us like royalty and ensured our every need while also making us feel very comfortable and at home. We will definitely come back to this restaurant and will tell our friends all about it."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Great place for a special occasion happy hour, or any happy hour. Food and drinks are great and are very affordable during happy hour. "
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We've been to this Z'Tejas before and have always been well satisfied. Menu items are, in many cases, unique to Z'Tejas but are reliably appetizing and appealing. Service is quick and attentive with followup to be sure all is well. The noise level is quite energetic so if you're looking for a "quiet spot", this probably isn't what you're looking for. If, however, you're after good food and drink with professional quality service, be sure to give Z'Tejas a try."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Food and service were ok. Unfortunately, we were seated in the space farthest from the main dining areas with one of us facing a cement wall. Restaurant felt very dark, and much like being in a basement without windows. Not much ambiance."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We arrive a little earlier than our reservations. We had to wait, but there was only 3 other couples and one group of 5 there. The waiter toik our drink order, which took 16 minutes, we were not offered water not even once. The Food was great, but everytime we asked for refills the waiter kept saying they are not free, really?"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "We have been to Z'tejas a few times in the past. This has been a good spot to rendezvous with pals when shopping or in conjunction with movies in the neighbourhood. Sadly, the crab cake appie was not on the menu but half-price bottles of wine (Monday and Tuesday) were a nice surprise. Will surely return."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "I needed a spot for a weekend brunch that would take reservations for a party of 5. I was the first to arrive and was seated immediately. I really appreciated that they seated us at a round table that easily accommodated the five of us and could have fit six. It made for easy conversation. There was also a great bloody mary and mimosa bar, and the food was good as always. It arrived very quickly, and yet we didn't feel rushed when we wanted to linger a bit over our last drink. It wasn't particularly busy when we arrived at 11:30, but when we left two hours later, the place was packed!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "the drinks we had were on point , we had 2 frozen drinks that were unique and very well maid...one was a margarita with grand mone and the other was one with Shamburg. our chips and cheese apps were tasty as well as the catfish wraps and beef tacos. the sauces for dipping were some of the best I've ever had. Screaming Pete's BBQ"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Glad they brought the chicken artichoke stack back! Convenient location at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Staff is friendly and service is good."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "I took my mom here on what would have been my Dad's birthday. He recently passed away. It looked like a nice restaurant and the prices indicated it was a higher quality than a Red Lobster, but the food was a complete disappointment. Over cooked, low quality. Bland. Would not recommend."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Strong drinks and good sized portions. Our waiter was very helpful and friendly. A good basic."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The food is always excellent. I am a big fan of this place and its very convenient."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Everything was great from food to service. Our freinds where really impressd. thanks"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "A casual place to dine for some good Southwestern Cuisine. Really enjoyed the Shrimp & Pork Wonton Appetizer. Yummy!"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "I used to eat here a couple of times a week for lunch and it was always great. Not sure what happened, but the food was lackluster. They still have the BEST frozen margarita in town, and it's the only time it is acceptable to have a margarita frozen and not on the rocks. Even that was questionable, though. The one thing they are famous for is the chambord margarita, but they ran out of chambord. Early on a Saturday evening? How does that happen? Disappointing. There are just too many other great options in the area for all around average food. On a positive note, Peter, our server, was great."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Solid meal, and great bar drinks. Our table ordered a variety of items and drinks. all were very good."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "When we did our Open Table search, we did not realize that the restaurant was in the Fashion Square Mall (which made things a little trickier on a busy shopping day). It is a chain. But it was good and very reasonable. As a matter of fact, turned out you could order food and drink from their extensive happy hour menu in the main dining room. So we ordered a bunch of things and some drinks and kids menu meals for the little ones. The end result was a very good, speedy dinner for a low cost. We'd certainly go back. And our waiter was extremely friendly, helpful and attentive. He pointed out a few good things as well. He probably tipped the scale from good to very good."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Very good food and enough to split entres for sure. Their Chicken tortilla soup is to die for! Yumm!!!"
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "The menu here has a variety of options to choose from. Both dishes I have had there were good, but both on the spicy side. The service was above and beyond anything I have had recently."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Had a great meal !! The chips and 3 salsa appetizer is a must try as well as the chicken stuffed pepper entree."
    Dined on 12/2/2013
  • "I was pleased to see separate menus for vegetarian and gluten-free. I ordered the roasted veggie tacos and they were delicious and well-presented. My husband ordered the chicken chile relleno and it was also excellent. I tried the skinny lemon drop martini and it was quite strong and yummy. Staff was very solicitous and helpful."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "My girlfriends and I love going to lunch at Ztejas. My favorite is the spicy beef salad. Unfortunately, I tried their new salad on the seasonal menu...it sounded good on the menu but it was not nearly as good as my beef salad."
    Dined on 10/17/2013
  • "Nice place to go for a quick late breakfast or earlly lunch. Service was good, the soup was great! The make your own Bloody Mary is also nice, because you can actually make it the way you like it."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Wonderful meal and attentive service. Menu has great selections so will return to try many more items."
    Dined on 7/19/2013
  • "Love the food and the margartitas. But this restaurant is too noisy, especially for those who wear hearing aids."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "Z Tejas always has GREAT food. A lot of their locations are crowded but, the Scottsdale Mall location typically can get you in without a wait. The restaurant is plainer than most other Z's and it is still noisy but, the food is consistently great and good service."
    Dined on 6/28/2013
  • "Lovely ambiance in a busy mall--food was great! Loved the hot salsa! Decaf tea was delicious."
    Dined on 6/22/2013
  • "Wonderful food, fantastic service, but the nous level was nearly unbearable."
    Dined on 6/21/2013
  • "What a fun nite out with the girls, they were very accomidating and a good time was had by all! Will diffenetly be back!"
    Dined on 6/7/2013
  • "They have a lovely Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar and took photos of each family and offered Moms a free dessert. Nicely done!"
    Dined on 5/12/2013
  • "Tried the Scrambled Egg and Jalapeno Bacon Stuffed Relleno. It was, in one word, fabulous. I would definitely recommend it. The service was very good. It was Mother's Day and they did a great job of keeping things moving. My friend had the Chorizo and Scrambled Egg and loved hers too. Z'Tejas always does a wonderful job with their menu items, drinks, etc"
    Dined on 5/12/2013
  • "Great food for athletes looking for Healthy Mexican Food."
    Dined on 5/4/2013
  • "ztejas has been a favorite for years. however, its getting a bit long of tooth. loks like it could use a major renovation. I ordered a mexican dish which was average at best. I don't think we will be going back any time soon."
    Dined on 4/20/2013