Sel Restaurant

4.7
696 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Tucked away with the Art Galleries of Main Street, this charming restaurant promises to deliver a memorable, personal and fine dining experience to its guests. Owned and operated by husband and wife, Chef Branden and May Levine, this is an intimate family-run restaurant that offers innovative, modern haute cuisine coupled with an exceptional service and delightful ambiance.

We believe that great food starts with fresh ingredients and its essence, when enhanced with the right seasoning, creates a dish that is boasting with broad and sophisticated flavors.

Dress Code: Smart Casual

For reservations 5 or more, please call 480.949.6296

To better serve you, parties greater than 8 are reserved for tasting menu only.

Cancellation policy:
Please notify us at least 24 hours in advance of any cancellations. Late cancellations and no shows are subject to a $35/person fee.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 696 people are saying
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vipDanW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Although expensive, the food and overall experience at Sel are incredible. The second best restaurant in the city in my opinion. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates fine dining.

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AZdiner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time at Sel, but we will be back. The food (tasting menu) was innovative and really tasty, and the super-friendly staff (including the chef) made us feel relaxed and welcome. We have been at high-end restaurants that made us feel very uncomfortable; this was the opposite experience.

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TAmmyC
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. Nice variety and great service.

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Tahoe
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone was very friendly and accommodating, the food, service, ambiance were lovely! This was our first visit and we will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service by Alex (from the Ukraine.) Great spot for a date night or special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You won’t be disappointed… fabulous prix fixe menu . You know it’s great service when anyone from their staff serves and clears your table. Great wine menu to boot. We sat on the patio which is spacious and quiet, the perfect atmosphere.

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vipAnnM
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were very friendly, nice atmosphere, delicious plates, we had opted for the tasting menu which was lovely and they catered for dietary requirements (vegan). Had a lovely time, experience and meal. Would recommend.

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VenkatD
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing vegetarian tasting menu .... love it !outdoor seating was so good

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kartar
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overall, we were somewhat underwhelmed with this experience. We had high hopes and booked a table for a birthday celebration. We ordered the prix fixe menu. It was nice, but other than the filet mignon, it was somewhat lackluster. The first course (scallops) was overly acidic. The second course was overcooked (octopus) and the third course (lamb vindaloo) was without much flavour. Filet was great and perfectly cooked. Dessert was fine but not a personal favourite.
Service was nice.
For the price, I had expected more. Will try some other options next time.

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vipMichaelG
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Very good food and service. Expensive with limited menu.

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vipBarryE
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and Service was Exquisite!!! Absolutely a fantastic experience!

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vipGaryG
Birmingham
30 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’re visiting the area and felt like we discovered the best of Scottsdale

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vipEagleeye
San Francisco
45 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Sel is a charming small restaurant with excellent cuisine. They also have very interesting special drinks. They were a little short of staff so we had a bit of a wait to get in, but it was worth it in the end.

My wife and I both had steaks which were excellent cuts and very nicely prepared. Our wine was excellent. We will definitely return and highly recommend the restaurant.

The restaurant features both indoor and outdoor dining.

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vipPortlandeater
New England
10 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Good food, horrible kitchen timing. It took us three hours to eat a five course meal. We want very long stretches between courses, was not impressed.

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vipscapitan
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had the tasting menu with wine pairing for our anniversary. every course was spectacular. Server and staff were wonderful and willing to switch out a course or two of the prix-fixe to our liking. Can not recommend highly enough!

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KatherineT
Austin
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience5

Ordered the dumplings and pork buns. They were not great. We decided to not order anything else based on these two dishes. It was my husbands birthday and the best part of the experience was the free strawberry dessert. Also Joel was so nice and attentive. Our waiter on the other hand was in a very bad mood.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It is a nice restaurant. The service is outstanding. I went with the tasting menu and liked all the dishes but one. Everyone I was with enjoyed their meals. Would recommend to anyone but I would always suggest sitting outside if weather permits.

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

We ate dinner outdoors, everything was fabulous from start to finish. Hoke gave amazing service and food was delicious.

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vipTrevorG
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wedding anniversary

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KerryP
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was quaint and romantic. The food was excellent! We did the tasting menu. They are flexible with requests. Friendly, knowledgeable, kind...I can’t say enough good things. We didn’t have dinner, we had an experience! We will definitely be back!

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vipMonaS
Phoenix
22 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is outstanding, although we miss the steak tartare. The service is great. Wonderful experience.

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vipAlexander
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dining experiences you could have. Celebrated my wife's BDay and got major points!

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vipdavidd
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite Scottsdale restaurant! Always on our list during our monthly trip.

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OpenTable Diner
Tucson
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing service. Full of hospitality .

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, and great service. Hernan was our server/food guide and was absolutely a pleasure to interact with.

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DesiDevil
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good as advertised and good options for vegetarians as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a beautiful meal. The tasting menu is the only way to go. Don’t go unless you want to dine as it’s was a 3 hour experience. We loved every minute! Can’t wait to go back!

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vipVita
Phoenix
60 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, with friendly wait staff making menu and wine selection suggestions

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service was very poor. Over charged for wine and in general not anywhere near the service you would expect at this caliber restaurant. Sever did not give us information about menu. Food was very good. But, will not be going back.

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JulieH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every part of our experience at Sel was exceptional. From the moment we checked in and were immediately greeted with, "Happy Anniversary", to the amazing food, service, ambience - flawless all around. We will come back to Sel again and again.

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AshleyM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Lovely area. Cool music. Awesome cocktails.

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CoryY
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the start until we left, just a great experience.

We tried the Chef's Tasting Menu...5 separate courses that did not disappoint. Each course seemed to play perfectly on the last and set up the next.

We happened to get there near the same night that they were rolling out a new cocktail list and those didn't disappoint either...yum!

This is a must-go!

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GinaM
Montana
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

Our server had an arrogant attitude. It ruined our dining experience.

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vipPaulM
Phoenix
35 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant seems to be functioning well. Small kitchen driven by great chef held up well. His wife working the front is a delight. Will definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service combined with great flavors delivered a wonderful time for our anniversary.

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vipKlyng
Tulsa
23 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting. Outdoor dining is cozy and so nice. Scallops were amazing and tasting menu was wonderful.

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vipAlfonsinaG
Phoenix
11 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fun experience!

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Anastacia
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here for a celebration of life/paying off student loan debt. I've never tried a tasting menu before and talked my brother and friend into joining me. It was amazing! My brother can't handle the texture of scallops, still tried one, and said the flavors were great. Definitely coming back if I ever have a big enough celebration

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
7 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. Great service, food and ambiance. Highly recommended!

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vipSADD
Phoenix
55 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as usual. One of our best in the area.

FAQs

Sel Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Sel Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (480) 949-6296.

Sel Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 696 OpenTable diners.

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.

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