North Italia – Kierland Commons

4.6
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$30 and under
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Italian
At North, we focus on what we do best: Italian from scratch. Enjoy any of our handmade pastas and pizzas, created with seasonal ingredients and inventive flavors. Or, try a different signature dish, prepared with our fresh flavors from the garden, farm, and sea. We’ve hand crafted seasonal cocktails that pair great with our food, creating a real modern Italia experiences perfect for any occasion.
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We are offering a 3-course menu for $55 per person. Please call the restaurant or visit our website for details.

Friday, February 14, 2020

What 2793 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had family in town and everyone raves about the whole experience. Thank you.

MD
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

“Hip” Italian place.... basic pasta selections... somewhat overpriced. Very, very noisy.

B
Phoenix
38 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took visitors here. They loved the food, the ambiance, the decor and waitstaff. It was all perfect. Anything Fox is perfect.

L
Charlotte
58 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Pleasant spot. Waiter was great. Salad was wonderful. But the Tuscan chicken was very very spicy and it was dry. I’m sure another choice would have been better. Place was jammed. Just bad luck. I would definitely give it another chance.

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for writing this review! I would love to make your reservation for your next visit and get a chance to meet you and ensure your food is nothing less than wonderful! Please reach out to me at the restaurant when you are ready to come in again! Looking forward to having you in again!

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D
Phoenix
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very Great Food!

OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No complaints, everything was top notch

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star review!

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BW
Minneapolis
130 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is extremely loud. The food was excellent. The service from the hostess team was the best I have had here. William our waiter was excellent....although he kept dropping things......

AN
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Way too loud. Very disappointed in our girls dinner

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded 3 days ago

Aimee, I am so sorry your visit was a disappointment. I would love to hear more details on your whole experience. Please reach out to me at the restaurant and we can discuss further. Looking forward to hearing from you and again am so sorry about your girls dinner. Shelbi Thomas

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R
Phoenix
58 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have going to North since it opened. Food always excellent....Rachel, bartender/server is absolutely incredible. She listens, she pays attention to our every need, her suggestions are always the best. She is always smiling!

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the good review! Rachel is wonderful and we are so glad you felt the same way! looking forward to having you in again! Shelbi

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BM
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meeting with a friend!

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Love the Short Rib Radiatorri

B
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We like to eat in the back building which is a little quieter than the main restaurant. It was still a bit too noisy but the food was excellent and the service was impeccable. Very friendly , helpful and the waiter was knowledgeable about the menu. Love the all day happy hour on Sunday!

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write the good review! Love hearing about good experiences! Hope to have you in again soon!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful! Staff is beyond friendly and professional...Food was amazing as well. I had the chicken pesto sandwich and zucchini chips- YUM! And a great wine recommendation by Jordan!

A
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was outstanding, food was even better! One of my favorite restaurants in Scottsdale— a must for amazing Italian with a modern twist.

C
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It was very loud. Couldn’t catch up with our friends. The food and service was great.

CR
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I always get a great meal at the excellent restaurant. Lots of good choices and the service is top notch

VC
Phoenix
20 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was so sweet and very good.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night! Love the food and had a nice time

OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was great. Everything as expected

CW
Phoenix
22 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good good and service. Nice atmosphere. Great location for shopping in Kierland. We go there whenever we are in that area.

PR
Phoenix
36 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Met for early dinner with family- food and service were
great- had artichokes which are messy but tasty and garlic bread ( yum)- all entrees from beef tenderloin to chicken pasta to spagetti bolognesi to margarita pizza were excellent. Lastly their affogato was memorable and large enough to share for 2.
Thank you for great dining!

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food we had for our lunch this past Saturday was amazing! My husband and I shared the zucca chips as an appetizer. I had the special of the day - brussel sprouts pizza (so good, some of the best pizza I have ever had!) and my husband really liked the meatballs.
Our waiter was informative and very friendly. The noise level is the only negative in my book but it would not keep me from returning. We would like to try the patio next time.

DJ
South Dakota
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love North every time!!!

DS
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Some of the best Italian food we have eaten, the pasta was wonderful. Service was good even though the place was full.

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Responded on January 6, 2020

Love the five stars Daniel! Thank you for the review! Come see us again soon!

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

First off, I’ve heard great review about this place. When we were seated, it took about 15 minutes for our waiter to come over to us. We ordered or NYE special menu 3 course dinner and it took FOREVER to come out. We were waiting there for 45 minutes before we got our appetizer. The meal itself was super basic and had next to no flavor whatsoever. It was very disappointing. At last, we were waiting for our dessert and they d

P
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nye. Unfortunately they were out of several of the items that were on the menu by the time we got there at 930

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on January 6, 2020

Pamela, Thank you for giving us five stars! We did run out of a number of our dishes towards the end of our night and are sorry for the inconvenience. We are going to be sure to adjust for next year. We hope to have you in again soon!

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c
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely NYE dinner here! Highly reccomend- best Aperol Spritz Ive had in a long time!

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on January 6, 2020

Thank you for such an awesome review! And for sharing your NYE with us!

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good. Best dessert I ever had! For a pre-fixe menu the options had something for everyone. Would recommend anyone looking for a great dining experience to visit North.

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on January 6, 2020

So glad you enjoyed the special menu on New Years eve! Thank you for the five star review!

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OT
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience4

First, North was one of my favorite restaurants until last night. My family and I (6 of us) were at the Kierland Commons North location hoping to enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner and time at one of my favorite restaurants. While starting my starter course, a member of the service team dropped a tray full of plates and glass jug right on my back. I get that accident happens however I felt the incident was poorly managed by the management team. After the initial shock that this just happened from myself and everyone in the restaurant, one of server asked if I was ok. You would think that the manager on duty or someone in management would also come by to assess the situation and/or do a follow up on the matter after things settled from shock. But to my disappointment, not one stopped over to say a word and I know they were very much aware of the situation. How sad is that? And Yes, it hurt and I was in pain, and they would have known that if they had just cared. The food was great as well as our sever however given the lack of care for their customer by management, I will never dine at North again and will be sure to spread the word.

LL
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious and great service. We always have a great dining experience.

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on January 6, 2020

Lori, Thank you for the review! Looking forward to having you in again!

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EG
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is absolutely delicious and service is always exceptional - highly recommend!

K
Vancouver
45 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food ! Quick service! A great lunch!

JB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience2

The food was very good but we got seated outside - it was cold so the area was enclosed with clear plastic and there were space heaters. The chairs were very uncomfortable and they played loud "techno" music which I find grating, especially when I am trying to enjoy a nice meal at a restaurant. If you go here, try to get seated in the indoor dining room.

W
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

We were about 5-8 minutes late with our table...not that bad. The only real problem that we encountered was the size of the serving. Our entire party noticed the change...we eaten dinner there in the past.. we could not remember something like this ever happening at a Fox restaurant

OT
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Our waitress had a trainer with her and both were very polite and professional.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fun fancy date night!

OT
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The zucca chips and the chef's board are a must have everytime we go! Delicious and fresh everytime.
As usual, the beef short rib was cooked to perfection. Hubby had the mafaldine and they were also incredible. Our favourite restaurant in the Phoenix area.

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on December 30, 2019

Thank you for the review! Hope to have you in again soon.

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L
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner and great service!

North Italia – Kierland Commons
Responded on January 6, 2020

Thank you! Hope to have you in again soon!

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DD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant, great place and the food is the best...