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Best Italian Restaurants in Desert Ridge


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A photo of The Italian Daughter restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Scottsdale
Booked 35 times today
The Italian Daughter is lauded for its authentic Italian cuisine and exceptional service, not to mention its upbeat atmosphere, making it a must-visit dining spot. This restaurant has garnered rave reviews from patrons who praise the quality of their food, like the sausage orecchiette dish, the short rib ravioli, and the braised short rib bolognese Pasta, which some consider as the best they've ever had. The generous portions, outstanding service, and warm-hearted staff are frequently highlighted by the guests. Some even claim it as their new favorite Italian destination, a testament to its consistent excellence in delivering the finest Italian experience.
A photo of Marino's Italian Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Desert Ridge
Booked 13 times today
Marino’s Italian Kitchen and Bar offers a delightful fusion of Italian comfort food with a modern twist. Our restaurant strikes a perfect balance between rustic charm and contemporary style, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. We take traditional Italian dishes and infuse them with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. To complement the cuisine, our skilled mixologists create craft cocktails that harmonize Italian-inspired flavors with a twist. Our commitment to hospitality ensures that every guest feels like family. Join us at Marino’s where we capture the heart of Italian cooking which isn’t fussy but focused and playful.
A photo of North Italia – Kierland Commons restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
Booked 51 times today
North Italia – Kierland Commons stands at the pinnacle of Italian cuisine. Capturing the essence of Italy, North Italia’s menu offers a mouth-watering array of dishes such as Prosciutto pizza, Cannoli French Toast for breakfast, and exquisite wines. Signature dishes like the Cacio e Pepe pizza and Spaghetti and Meatballs, reveal the prowess of their pasta preparation, unmistakably authentic as many reviews testify. Located at the beautiful Kierland Commons, the restaurant delivers an exceptional dining experience with its lively ambiance and dedicated staff. Praised by diners for its superb food, excellent service, and wonderful atmosphere, it’s no wonder North Italia is a beloved Italian spot for many.
A photo of The Americano restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • North Scottsdale
Booked 26 times today
The Americano is a standout steakhouse located in Scottsdale, renowned for its blend of modern Italian fare and classic steakhouse cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews from patrons for its high-quality steaks, with many proclaiming it serves the "best steak in the valley." Exceptional dishes like potato focaccia appetizers, pasta al pomodoro, and tagliatelle bolognese provide a unique edge to the menu, enhancing the overall dining experience. The innovative sides like the mashed potatoes with chicken jus also receive high praise. Expertly prepared meals, along with top-notch service, stylish ambiance, and a skilled sommelier, make The Americano an exceptional dining experience. As one reviewer put it, it's "not your typical steakhouse but one with unique touches that makes it very Italian."
A photo of Evo - North Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Scottsdale
Booked 26 times today
EVO North Scottsdale is a comfy & cozy Italian influenced restaurant located on Scottsdale road just north of Kierland. We offer a light Italian menu which is complemented by our handmade pasta, pizza and dessert. EVO is a comfy and cozy place to relax and meet your friends or to make new friends!EVO has happy hour from 4-6pm daily with late night food served until 1:30am daily!
A photo of Local Bistro + Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • North Scottsdale
Booked 21 times today
Local Bistro + Bar, nestled in north Scottsdale, is renowned for its captivating Italian cuisine. The restaurant has received an array of exceptional reviews, highlighting its delicious food and excellent service. Dishes such as the ny strip, eggplant parmigiana, tagliatelle, and pasta have been particularly praised for their preparation and exceptional taste. The service is repeatedly described as attentive and knowledgeable. Reviewers have also highlighted the great ambiance and recommended it for family dinners and date nights. One reviewer, an Italian from Chicago, commented it was the "best pasta I've ever had." This spot is perfect for a dining experience where quality, taste, and service are paramount.
A photo of The Sicilian Butcher restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Phoenix
Booked 38 times today
Welcome to The Sicilian Butcher, the innovative modern-casual meatball and butchery-inspired concept that is revolutionizing dining in Arizona. We are proud to introduce the first-of-its-kind experience crafted by the visionary team behind renowned establishments like Tomaso's, Hash Kitchen, The Mexicano, and The Sicilian Baker. At The Sicilian Butcher, every dish is curated by celebrity chef Joey Maggiore, along with his wife and lead designer Cristina Maggiore, and business partner Flora Tersigni, ensuring an unforgettable chef-driven neighborhood dining experience. We invite you to build-your-own pasta and meatballs, allowing you to choose from a variety of fresh pasta, mouthwatering sauces, and delectable meatballs to create your perfect meal. Then, head over to The Sicilian Baker, where the fun continues with our build-your-own Cannoli. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best Italian hospitality, ensuring that every dining experience is a celebration!
A photo of Spiga Cucina Italiana - Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Scottsdale
Booked 20 times today
Spiga Cucina Italiana in Scottsdale is a prime destination for authentic Italian cuisine, beloved by diners for its consistent and high-quality offering. Patrons hail the veal parmigiana as "delicious as always," and the seafood plate as "amazing." The restaurant also offers a variety of dishes that cater to diverse palettes, such as the praised seafood risotto, beef carpaccio, and octopus. Reviews likewise highlight the "excellent service" and "relaxing ambiance," that make Spiga a "go-to Italian spot." Whether for a special occasion or a simple meal, Spiga Cucina Italiana does not fail to provide a stellar Italian dining experience.
A photo of Tutti Santi Greenway Location - Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
Booked 22 times today
Tutti Santi, located in Scottsdale, is lauded for its excellent Italian cuisine. Review after review praises the restaurant for its exquisite flavors, particularly noting standout dishes such as fish, lasagna, and chicken. A number of reviewers highlighted the delectable veal dishes and the spaghetti and meatball special, with one stating that it was the "best Italian food" they had tasted in a long time. Compliments also extend to their amazing traditional Italian ambiance and highly efficient service. The Tutti Santi menu features authentic fare, such as Prosciutto di Parma, Mozzarella Caprese, and an array of pasta options, evident of its commitment to providing a genuine Italian dining experience.
A photo of Sfizio Modern Italian Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Desert Ridge
Booked 11 times today
At Sfizio Modern Italian Kitchen, every dish is an ode to authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons rave about the excellent service, charming owners, and high-quality food. From eggplant rotini, pizza, pasta, to short ribs, buratta, and tiramisu, every meal is a celebration of flavours. Many customers describe it as the best Italian food they've had in Arizona, with special praise for the seafood pasta, chicken parm, and short rib rigatoni. Its inviting vibe and atmosphere consistently earn it glowing reviews, with customers eager to return for the fresh, homemade food, and excellent service. The authenticity and taste truly make Sfizio a cherished spot for Italian cuisine lovers.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Desert Ridge

Discover the essence of Italian dining in Phoenix's vibrant Desert Ridge neighborhood. This area is a culinary hotspot, offering a range of Italian restaurants that cater to all tastes, from traditional dishes to modern twists on classic Italian cuisine. Each restaurant prides itself on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, ensuring a meal that's both authentic and sustainably minded. Visitors can expect to indulge in everything from handmade pastas and stone-fired pizzas to inventive cocktails and desserts. The dining scene in Desert Ridge is renowned for its variety and quality, making it a prime destination for food enthusiasts looking for a memorable Italian meal. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy dinner, a family gathering, or a romantic evening, the Italian restaurants here provide the perfect setting with their warm ambiances and exceptional service. Experience the true flavors of Italy right in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, where culinary craftsmanship meets contemporary flair in every dish.

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