Grassroots Kitchen & Tap Scottsdale

4.7
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Founded in 2011, Grassroots Kitchen & Tap is a family-owned and operated restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ. Serving lunch, dinner & Social Hour daily, Grassroots tempts with a from-scratch menu of classic Southern-influenced American cuisine, polished service-first style and a friends & family-focused vibe. Putting the "Tap" in Grassroots Kitchen & Tap, enjoy an extensive menu of craft beers and wines (both available on tap) and signature cocktails - all served in a distinctive rustic-yet-modern atmosphere highlighted by colorful Americana artwork and expansive dining patios.
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4.7based on recent ratings
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Phoenix
29 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and variety of menu items. Service was attentive, but not overbearing.

TP
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have a great meal!

RG
South Dakota
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

A great menu that has something for everyone in the party. The food is consistent and delicious

6
Phoenix
23 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was better than ever. The food was delicious, everyone really enjoyed their lunch. We had the fish sandwich, 2 brisket sandwiches, portobello sandwich and a shrimp po boy.. grit, fries and Cole slaw.. pretty sure we ate every bite’

MG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!!! I was so happy we stumbled upon this place when we were in Arizona. I got the brisket plate and was blown away. Hands down the best BBQ I have ever eaten. And the baked beans?! I don’t know what is in them but I am not a baked beans fan but these were out of this world amazing. We also had the Prosciutto wrapped asparagus and those were amazingly delicious as well. If you have kids your in luck because they have a great kids menu with generous portions and all my kids said it was the best meal of the trip! Make a reservation and go!!!! You won’t be sorry!

R
Phoenix
33 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently delicious & excellent service!

CP
Phoenix
38 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Grassroots is always outstanding. As is the service and ambiance.

PG
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love grassroots. The food is fantastic and the service is excellent.

S
Phoenix
140 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is our neighborhood and we enjoy Grassroots every time we eat there. The trout is excellent. Love the shrimp and Grits too.

LS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We all loved the food and can't wait to go back. The Scottish salmon and chop salad was perfectly cooked and the brisket sandwich and shrimp Po' Boy wonderful as well. The service was good too.

LD
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was very good and everyone was very friendly. Our waiter knew the menu well and accommodated our dietary restrictions by double checking with the kitchen when he was unsure. Would highly recommend the miso salmon!

DP
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Love the variety of menu and wines choices. Few items we tried had outstanding flavor (salmon and sashimi salads and portobello sandwich)

Y
Phoenix
55 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

One of my favorites. I have been stuck on their ribs, which are awesome, and tried the short ribs - fabulous. Always fresh, friendly people.

KB
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday for Grandpa

KJ
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The shrimp and grits are fabulous. My lunch guest had the brisket and he said it was fantastic.

L
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The special of scallops and grits was outstanding. The waiter was excellent , prompt and friendly.

JO
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! The shrimp and grits are my favorite and service is wonderful. I try to take all of our company and friends to Grassroots. We have never been disappointed.

OT
Phoenix
66 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We have enjoyed Grassroots for some time. This trip, we had to wait an exceptionally long time to be approached by our server. Unfortunately, we were with friends for whom this was a first time. They were not happy about the wait and were finally very vocal about it. We have always enjoyed our meals, including the exceptional french fries; don't miss those. It's an indulgence but falls in the category of worth it. I'm a fan of the Shrimp Po Boy, and it didn't disappoint again this visit. One of our other guests thoroughly enjoyed hers, and she can be critical. Her husband was not as enthusiastic about the Mahi sandwich; it did look dry to me, so I think it was over cooked. We'll be back; not sure they will.

SG
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

4th time we have made the trip from Prescott Valley just to eat here. We love Grassroots!

s
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience2

The Salad was exceptional. The Moscow Mule was refreshing. The Grits were divine...the steak was very poor and over-cooked. The ribs were dry and the short ribs were OK. The service was great. The noise level was LOUD

J
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

We dine at Grassroots a couple of times each month and I am noticing a disconcerting trend downward. Both the food and, to a lesser extent, the service seem to be steadily deteriorating. In our party of 6, 3 of the entrees were overcooked and 1 was cold. And while the drink pours there have never been great they, too, seem to be shrinking while the price goes steadily up. We'll still be back there but we will probably think twice before we do.

a
Phoenix
99 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Ususally very good. Think because it was January 1 at lunch food not as good. The coleslaw which is usually delicious was ‘tired’ and didn’t seem freshly made..too much dressing. & the fries of my companion were overdone & seasoned too much.

MA
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from everyone. Kept our waters full and check on us an appropriate amount of times. Everyone was friendly and kind and the food was awesome. Seriously, I got the Ahi tuna and it was delicious. Thanks! Oh, Sydney was our waitress. She was fantastic!

WH
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good and wine was great, our server was awesome too!

K
Phoenix
324 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Outstanding Poke' and tuna steak.

C
Los Angeles
49 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Wanted a casual meal, this fits the bill. I ordered trout, frankly it was nothing special. The others enjoyed their food.

JD
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place to eat. We will go there again. Great alternative to a burger joint.

VE
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

our server that evening was Erin and he was outstanding! The food, as usual, was great, the restaurant a little busy, but Erin made our evening exceptional.

OT
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very impressed. Returned 2 nights after our first visit and will definitely visit again.

DS
Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I really like the food and service here and have been a frequent customer. The noise level was much too high on our last visit. Also, the bar is getting weak on their pours.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Ashley was great!

AR
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always fresh, wait service always above par, one of my constants (and its 34 miles from my house!)

p
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Again and again the food is great, the service very friendly and the atmosphere lively. Had an outstanding ahi tuna salad this time with perfectly seared tuna over delicious mix of greens and avocado. I’m in Scottsdale about 4 times a year and make sure I don’t miss going to Grassroots Kitchen. Our server was extremely nice and helpful and the whole place runs really well.

JD
Phoenix
12 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took a couple that had never been before...they were as impressed as I knew they would be and I always am. Food was great and service was super! Thanks and see you soon!

DN
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great Place - great service - great food - perfect place for a first date..

HK
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place

OT
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and delicious food! My new favorite!

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Our chapter brought our speaker to lunch. Food and service were very good and very friendly.
We sat on the patio. No tablecloth at lunch. The chairs were uncomfortable to move even a few inches and I am very strong. I felt it pricey for the experience. Not interested in returning for lunch.

MA
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I chose a spot that would have parking and a bit on the quiet side to be able to have a nice conversation while grabbing a bite to eat. It provided both nicely. Wattress very attentive. Only reason I did not give it excellent was I thought $10 for a house Chardonnay was steep. Food was great!

OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing. Loved the food and the service!!!