Ocotillo

4.5
1890 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
We are open for in-house dining for dinner and brunch !

Ocotillo restaurant focuses on Contemporary American seasonal cuisine with a touch of local Arizona Influence, bringing special attention to fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. You can enjoy lunch, dinner, brunch with a full service bar, cocktail, wine and beer program. Weekend brunches Saturday and Sunday fulfills all your sensory expectations. Menu offerings include healthy, vegan, gluten free choices !

During the summer months we will do the best we can to accommodate guests indoors, but we cannot guarantee indoor seating. Look forward to seeing you at Ocotillo Restaurant and Bar.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Ocotillo served well thought out dishes that were flavorful and delicious. It also offered an excellent range of selections for different preferences for brunch outside of standard breakfast fare.

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Jenn
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Love the place itself. But currently the service is terrible and the food is not as good as it has been in the past.

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BrookeK
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Interesting set up of the restaurant, very casual but amazing food and excellent service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Portland
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience5

Atmosphere is great, pear salad and ahi tuna small plate wonderful. The rest of our order was average and expensive for what we got. Service was incredibly slow, she never checked on our drinks, one of our orders never arrived…they clearly didn’t have enough staff for the number of guests. Wine list not updated so it took us almost 30 mins to finally get a bottle of wine they had available. 6-guests and meals didn’t come out at the same time so three of us half done before the others got their food. I wanted to like this restaurant and share a great spot with our out of town guests, but we were all really disappointed. I am not one to complain or write bad reviews but the entire group insisted that I do. We don’t plan to return unless we are confident improvements have been made, too many other great sure-thing restaurant options.

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vipJen8675309
San Diego
19 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the evening ambience with all the hanging lights and open feel of their outdoor eating space. Food and beverages were all delicious -notably the French Martini and eggplant meatballs. This is the place to go for a different take on salads and shareable plates. Who new vegan caviar existed? I highly recommend Ocotillo for a great dining experience!

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brianS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing dinner at Ocotillo - it's a fun environment, great service, and wonderful food.

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Squigs
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always have a great dining experience here. Would highly recommend.

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BrianW
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was great .. appetizers and dessert were great ..

Only issue we had was the quality of the steaks .. too tough-- even though cooked to our liking

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Avalon
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very innovative and tasty menu. Passionate staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. There were several things on the menu I wanted to try. I will definitely be back!

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ResWeek
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great, servers were amazing, bar tender was great at accommodating special request and happy to do so. The only improvement would be the gent that was at the check in, a bit rough on the edges and needs to prob improve on the welcome to guests, the rest of the crew def makes up for him.

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YadiraE
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is too good, the drinks are great. The service is always amazing

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Perfectfor2
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner with my wife to celebrate our anniversary and I'm glad I chose the right location! The food was amazing here, the ambience and service was even better. Our waiter Scott recommended great dishes and Damn yes they were all amazing! One of the salads, ahi tuna, Pork chop was juicy and dessert was delicious!

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FrancesD
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Wonderful ambience. Outdoor patio seating is just great. Our waitress was super friendly and efficient. Food was good - just not over-the-top delicious. Great place for relaxed outdoor dining.

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Shariset
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for my husbands birthday! Such a fun atmosphere and incredible food. The service was amazing!!

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DebB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful place! Great vegetarian and vegan options. Outstanding ambiance and super great service. See you there again very soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience1

The service staff seemed overwhelmed even though many tables were vacant. I had a reservation.

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youlandat
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My group and I had the best time at Ocotillo. The staff was amazing and the food was out of this world. The only thing we were blown away by were the cocktails. Even the cocktails couldn’t take away from how special the Ocotillo staff made me feel on my birthday.

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vipJenaferF
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food came out extremely fast; we all had a "small plate" meal. Perfect size. I had the gin drink (can't remember the name). It was so-so. The ambiance was great, good service. We will definitely be back. Would like to try out the outdoor bar, Sidecar.

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CHRISTLEH
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ocotillo is always on point. Incredible food and service at a beautiful place.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great

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MaribelC
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great ambiance, drinks and awesome food. Will definitely recomendable.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are outside near the lawn area and it was a perfect space for us with three young kids. They had a few kid basics like grilled cheese and pasta - but they were upgraded and really well made/cooked. We had the beets, eggplant meatballs, and the halibut. All were excellent - but we especially loved the beet dish. It was a great place for parents that wanted a nice restaurant, really good food, and dinner as a family with our kids.!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Benjamin provided fabulous recommendations and service was impeccable. Great food. Definitely will be back for brunch outside

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ChristineG
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always an amazing vibe at Ocotillo! Highley recommend for a special occasion to sit outside with the patio lights.

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vipJamesM
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The pasta was very good, had the Ragu. We went for our anniversary, not many people in the restaurant. We requested outdoors and were seated inside.

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skoonz
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent, however, we had a slight issue with the service. After being seated we waited 20 minutes then we had to let someone know our waitress had not come to the table. The waitress finally made to us 5 minutes later and seemed to be sincere with her apology. The food arrived in a good time after ordering. The waitress could have been more attentive but no biggie it was Sunday during brunch time and they were extremely busy. Overall we had a good experience, the food was great and we will return.

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PAK51
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food choices were very different and good. We enjoyed the variety. Inside was a little noisy, but service was good.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I realize there is a shortage of waiters in your business, however last night was another experience of waiting and waiting and waiting to get waited on. Or waiter was rushing to turn over the tables, she brought our bill out even before we can finish eating. I think I’m done eating at this restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Loved this cute restaurant tucked in the heart of Phoenix. We sat outside with our party of 9 and it was perfect. The only thing I wished was they have more fans or misters outside but everything else was amazing! Will definitely be coming back.

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Victoria
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My friends and I had a great brunch here! Super nice patio, great when the weather is cooling down!

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ChrisB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Service / kitchen backup resulted in lengthy delay for entrees, some of which were then cold. Appetizers were fantastic. Wait staff did their best at the end to make up for it.

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vipRoadWarrior
Phoenix
73 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

another excellent meal at Ocotillo before heading to Maroon 5. Short Rib excellent, ceviche very good, chicken dish excellent, service attentive on a very busy night. recommend

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vipSrewobnasus
Phoenix
37 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We really enjoyed this place. The feel from inside to outside is quite varied but is full of energy. The choices of small plates and full entrees allows great variety in choices. The preparations are unique and fun.

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vipHarold
San Francisco
161 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Lovely back garden .. ambitious menu .. too many ingredients clashing … food needs to be better tasting and a bit less heavy

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DanielK
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always our experience at Ocotillo was over the top. Everything was perfect. Food, atmosphere and service. This is our go to place for any special occasion.

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vipJamesS
Omaha
7 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat at bar. Ethan was awesome. Attentive, knowledgeable, and engaged. Had paparadelle-nice balance of flavor and spice.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Mother’s birthday

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Bethcannon90
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for restaurant week and was not disappointed, delicious food, great service and had a wonderful time

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TrishM
Phoenix
17 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Nice selection of brunch items - try the eggplant meatballs and ahi tuna for starters. Was with 5 folks and each loved their entree - just a warning that the breakfast chimichanga is huge!

FAQs

Ocotillo offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (602) 687-9080.

Ocotillo is rated 4.5 stars by 1890 OpenTable diners.

Ocotillo does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://www.ocotillophx.com/shop/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.