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About Blue Adobe Grille

An American Grille influenced by the Flavors of Santa Fe. Pecan Wood, Hatch
Valley Chiles and Chef Jose Cruz Leyva’s Scratch Kitchen are the Essential
Ingredients that we refer to as A FLAVORFUL SPICE. We define a flavorful spice as the ability to deliver multiple spices while maintaining Incredible Flavor.
Our Mission is to Set The Table with Innovation, Kindness and Value.


10885 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mexican / Southwestern, American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch & Dinner:
Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 9:00pm
Brunch 10:00 - 2:00pm, regular menu served too!

Cross Street:
Between Via Linda & Shea Blvd.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 314-0550

Website:
http://www.blueadobegrille.com/

Entertainment:
Live Acoustic Music
Thursday 6:30 - 9:30pm
Friday 7:30 - 10:30pm
Saturday 7:30 - 10:30pm

Parking Details:
Additional Parking behind main building of Palo Verde Square

Executive Chef:
Jose Leyva (Founder & Owner)

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Margarita Monday

Mondays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Taco Tuesday

Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

True Blue Thursday

Thursdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Fish & Chips Friday

Fridays from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sunday Cruz

Sundays from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Steak Out Saturday

Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Specials

Margarita Monday

Mondays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Details

$2.00 off all Margaritas. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 9, 2017 - Feb 5, 2018 on Mondays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM.

Taco Tuesday

Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Details

$7.95 Lazy Tacos served with Red Chile Rice and Pinto Beans. Choice of Two: Chicken, Shredded Beef, Carne Adovada, Garden, Guacamole and Crab Cake. Dine in only!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 10, 2017 - Feb 6, 2018 on Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM.

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Details

$10.00 off all Bottles of Wine with the purchase of (2) Entrees. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 11, 2017 - Feb 7, 2018 on Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM.

True Blue Thursday

Thursdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Details

Complimentary Bowl of Red Chile Pork Posole or Hatch Chile Chicken Corn Chowder with the purchase of a Blue Plate. Dine in Only!. Excludes Tax and Tip. $9.00 Savings Value!. Special valid Oct 5, 2017 - Feb 5, 2018 on Thursdays from 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM.

Fish & Chips Friday

Fridays from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Details

3 Pieces of Light & Crispy Beer Battered Icelandic Cod with Green Chile Corn Fritters, Fries and Apple Slaw. $13.95. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 6, 2017 - Feb 2, 2018 on Fridays from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

Sunday Cruz

Sundays from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Details

$2.00 off Cruz Kitchen (Carne Adovada, Pork Tamale and Tenderloin Relleno) and $2.00 Cruz Caddy Margarita. Dine in only!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 8, 2017 - Feb 4, 2018 on Sundays from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

Steak Out Saturday

Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Details

Complimentary Creme Brulee with the purchase of a Pecan Grilled Steak. Dine in only!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Oct 7, 2017 - Feb 3, 2018 on Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

Blue Adobe Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (18)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
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Spicy (9)
Good for a Date (8)
Worth the Drive (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Authentic (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Live Music (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Fun (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Romantic (3)
Cozy (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Vegan (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Very good. Don’t miss the jalapeño hollandaise or bernaise sauces.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 5 days ago

Friends in from Hawaii.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and atmosphere! This restaurant has become a favorite!!!

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 6 days ago

Always like eating at Blue Adobe - food and service is always great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Always enjoy dining at Blue Adobe. Good margaritas?

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 10, 2017

excellent food and service, as always, very consistent

Tags: Spicy, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent, our waiter offered suggestions which turned out to be delicious. The patio is nice with pretty blue lights in the trees. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had eaten at Blue Adobe several years ago while in town on business. The meal was memorable and the food delicious. We are vacationing in Phoenix this week and wanted to visit Blue Adobe again. We were not disappointed! The Santa Fe Bay and Kabobs were excellent. The service was attentive. We enjoyed eating again at Blue Adobe and highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Spicy, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This has been one of our neighborhood go-to spots for years. It keeps getting better and better -- we really like the new menu!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Not traditional Mexican....but better!!!
Every dish ordered, by 6 of us, was delicious!
Only request would be to have more dishes without hot spice (allergic to 🌶).
Outdoor dining was perfect and the staff was exceptionally helpful and friendly!
We’ll definitely go there again, on our next visit to AZ.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

7 people from Chicago -- every one Loved their meal. Outdoor dining a must.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We love Blue Adobe! It is one of our favorite restaurants and we love introducing our friends to such a great restaurant. Not only is the food amazing, but the service is excellent and the ambiance is fun and inviting.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Casual, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Live Sports, Live Music, Business Meals, Spicy, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Fun, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Awesome food, great variety, wonderful ambiance, friendly service - we will be back!!

Tags: Live Music, Business Meals, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

What a gem of a restaurant! Very cute and quaint with amazing food and service!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 15, 2017

This place never disappoints! We bring all of our guests here. New menu has some good stuff... our friend who is a true foodie loved the new Territorial Green Chili pork stew. I always go with the Cruz Kitchen.

Tags: Spicy, Casual, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (London)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We recently moved here and are still discovering restaurants - this was a great find that we will definitely go back to. The owner, Michael, introduced himself which put a great personal touch on the evening. Yummy food and friendly place. Thanks! from Beth and Gordon, formerly of Seattle.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Wonderful food . Can wait to go back and try different dishes.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 9, 2017

We were at Taliesin West and googled for a restaurant nearby. This came up and it was easy to book a table. Directions were easy too. We sat outside and enjoyed a lovely evening meal with wonderful margaritas!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We go to BAG at least every other week, the food is consistent, tasty and fresh. The service is great and we always asks for DANA who is an outstanding server, knows customer service, and provides great restaurant recommendations!! The prices are reasonable, and there is plenty of parking for now... while the snow birds are still out of town. So, if you have not tried this place, it's a gotta try...

Tags: Good for a Date, Tapas, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Fun, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, People Watching, Spicy, Worth the Drive, Live Sports, Casual, Cozy, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great food and service.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This was just what we were looking for on a Sarurday evening. Great food, drunks, and staff. There was a three piece band (fantastic) that were very interactive with the crowd, not intrusive, just right. Our group LOVES live music and good food. Could not ask for more. Fantastic!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 23, 2017

we frequent this restaurant because it has good food, easy access/parking and the menu appeals to many of our friends.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Excellent southwest inspired food. I highly recommend as it is different from your typical Mexican cuisine.

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·Dined on September 11, 2017

I was very disappointed. We read the reviews, which were good so we decided to take my cousin from Chicago to get some good Mexican food. We were seated and ignored for at least 15 minutes before I asked someone where our waitress was. The person I asked took our drink order and 5 to 10 minutes later our waitress showed up to take our order but still no drinks or chips. We finally got our drinks and chips and waited at least 30 minutes, never once did our waitress check on us and finally I asked where our food was and she checked and said there had been a mix up but she would get it soon. The food came not long after but was subpar at the best. I was embarrassed that I had recommended this restaurant to my cousin. Needless to say I would never eat there again and would definitely not recommend this place to anyone I liked.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The lobster dip has less lobster every time I have ordered it, to the point where you can't find any now.

The Chipchop salad w/chicken was a bad choice as well. Chicken tasted like it was yesterdays and other than lettuce, there wasn't much in it.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We love The Blue!!!!!! Great food and JR was a perfect host!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 13, 2017

We had a delicious meal and enjoyed the live music. It is too bad the music and game on TV were competing with each other.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The service was excellent as well as the food! We actually had a specific area we wanted to sit in and they held it for us with a reserved sign. We love it here1

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 12, 2017

As usual, The Blue Adobe delivers! Every so often we drive from the west side of town to visit this gem and are never disappointed. Tried a couple of new dishes this time and the Shrimp Cocktail was particularly yummy! Can't wait for our next visit.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 2, 2017

We went in search of NM cuisine and Blue Adobe boasted that was their niche. Patio is lovely. Bar scene at 530 on a Thursday night was very vibrant. Restaurant was decorated very simply with a few NM style items. Service was prompt and friendly. As the restaurant got busier service slowed a bit, but was still solid and good during our dinner. Chips and salsa were tasty, but to us not really comparable with NM salsas. Green chili corn chowder was our starting point. Lots of large pieces of chicken and green chili. Very sweet taste to the chowder from the sweet corn used. It overwhelmed the heat of the chili and became the main attraction in the chowder. We dined on various enchiladas, carne adovada ( rarely found outside of NM and favorite amongst us), tamales and rice and beans. The enchiladas were all topped with their red chili sauce. It was darker than NM chili and has a very profound sweetness. Almost like BBQ sauce and red chili mixed together. Sadly not our favorite. The tamales were traditional and tasty, the rice and beans were good and the carne adovada missed the mark because of the immense sweetness in the red chili sauce. We finished with sopapillas which had a fine bubbly texture on the outside. We've never seen this before. They were okay. We like traditional sopapillas. Overall this was an average to good experience. Mostly we were looking for a true NM dining experience and felt this missed the mark for that. However, it still had some solid choices and flavors!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 15, 2017

My wife and I were visiting Scottsdale and decided to try Blue Adobe. We were very happy with the food and service. Our waiter , Alex, was very attentive and made suggestions that did not disappoint us at all. We definitely plan on returning.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Met friends there for dinner. The service was average. The presentation of the food was superb, but lacked in taste. Very bland. I ordered the chorizo stuffed chicken breast...tasted like ground beef. The chips and salsa were good. $114 for 4 of us...no one ordered cocktails. The appetizer was better than the main course. Wouldn't recommend it or go back. Wasn't a bad experience, just not what I expected.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Excellent quality of all ingredients, especially the cheeses, greens and seafood/fish.

Tags: Organic, Fit for Foodies, Spicy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Authentic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 11, 2017

It was all very good! Only complaints are that it took a little long and my husband's halibut was a little dried out. Otherwise, the flavors, etc were just exceptional! Posole was extraordinary. Love the margarita with a Corona tipped into it!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 10, 2017

It's hard to get great Mexican cuisine in Toronto, so I hit the Blue Adobe every time I'm in Scottsdale! The salsa and chips are top notch, and the Carne Adovados is spectacular. Love, Love, Love.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Spicy
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Always consistent. Always great food.
We were there for lunch after a round of golf, and my only negative (at this time of day) was that all the blinds were closed so it made it really dark inside. It was an overcast afternoon due to our monsoon weather right now, so not like all the blinds were needing to be closed for the heat of the sun. Other than that it was great. Even got sent away with a 'to go cup' of iced tea. Very thoughtful.

Tags: Live Music, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Great Neighborhood Gem~ never disappointed when I go here - food is terrific and the staff always makes good suggestions - they also have music in the evenings.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Love it. Have been here many times and always pleased. Thx

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Consistently great. We bring our friends and family whenever they visit, especially for our favorite specials on Thursday and Saturday.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Authentic, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Montreal)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Great service, very friendly and helpful - lobster dip is the winner!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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