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SWB - Hyatt Regency Scottsdale

4.2
168 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Southwest
Perfect For:
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Local Ingredients
  • Romantic
Energized by the delicious aromas and activity coming from its open kitchen, this casual southwestern bistro offers wood-fired specialties featuring fresh seasonal ingredients. Relax and enjoy indoors or out, set against a backdrop of the majestic McDowell Mountains. Featuring the area's favorite Sunday Brunch.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Southwest, American, Bistro
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:30am, Weekends: 6:30am - 12:00pm;
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm;
Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10am-2pm A La Carte Menu
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Phone number
(480) 444-1234 ext. 8650
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Juan Solorio
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Doubletree & Scottsdale Roads
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Parking details
Complimentary self-parking and valet parking for $7.00
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Entertainment
Join us for dinner and enjoy our nightly live entertainment shows at Center Stage Bar before or after dinner. Please call for show schedules.
Additional
Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 168 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.5
service
4.2
ambience
3.7
value
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64% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Anniversary lunch, only disappointment was that the lunch menu was rather limited.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Three friends and I dined at SWB, a Southwest Bistro, on Saturday evening. We feel so fortunate to live in the Phoenix metro area and have the opportunity to enjoy the resort experience of the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and the fine cuisine that SWB offers. I’ve enjoyed the ambiance and cuisine of the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort since it opened around 1987. With its grand entry overlooking a beautiful view, it’s a wonderful way to share the beauty of Arizona with out-of-town visitors.

I had the salmon, which was served just the way I ordered it and presented beautifully. It was cooked perfectly and was flaky and moist. Two of my friends had the rack o f lamb, which they said had been seasoned to complement the lamb well. My fourth friend had the Atlantic halibut, which he enjoyed as well. We ordered the Pascual Toso Malbec, which was excellent. We were pleasantly surprised when Damon Thompson, the Beverage Manager at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort, shared with us a special bottle of wine. It was Red Schooner by Caymus Voyage 4,, which had a nice fruity flavor and velvety texture and paired well with our fish and lamb. Our server, Max, was very attentive, knowledgeable and pleasant. After dinner we enjoyed listening to the live band playing in the lively Center Stage Bar.

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2.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The hostess was so rude and didn't have our table ready when we had a reservation then when the waitress mixed up our orders the hostess came and switch them around and plunked them down in front of us. I had brought people here who had never been before and they were surprised that at a nice hotel and how things were handled at the restaurant. You need more training in how to serve as a hostess when you're at a 5 stR hotel. My wife and I have been there on many occasions and have even stayed at the hotel and never once were treated the way we werethat day. . No bread was offered with a $16 salad. Plus the sourdough bread was so hard I couldn't even chew it for my sandwich. The exterior of your hotel looked very bad to there were bird droppings, and big black birds flying around the table all the time and eating off the table. Plus it looked very messy on the patio. I remember this being such a beautiful hotel even in the last 6 months and I really wonder what has happened. We spent Fourth of July there and had a wonderful time at your pool but your restaurant and your appetizer and drink area really need some improvement and your staff too. We won't be coming to the back to the Hyatt Hyatt Gainey for quite some time after this very unpleasing lunch

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Great margaritas, very good food. Nice ambiance. Chicken was very good.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great breakfast out on the patio. Beautiful view and we sat near the fireplace so we weren’t too cold. We each were very happy with our meals. Great portions so we weren’t even hungry for lunch later. We’ll be back soon!

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Our wedding reception was at the Gainey Hyatt. It has been & will always be a special place for us.We were celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary- noted in our reservation.I was a bit disappointed when there was no recognition of such,as one might expect at finer dining venues.Waiter did his best to recover when it was mentioned in table conversation & was very accommodating in getting the daily special menu signed by the Exec. Chef to accompany our collection marking each 5 years since our wedding.SWB was a bit of a cattle call, perhaps owing to the inclement weather which probably necessitated moving abunch of tables inside.Certainly not optimal for a romantic occasion, but understandable.The food was good, especially the feature menu- presentation was average- ok for a casual dining experience. We lament the change in décor and realignment of the F&B outlets,lobby bar & courtyard,done a few years ago.While the change was intended to appeal to a younger "hip" crowd, this place was the ultimate ambassador for the Southwest culture & mystic of the desert, which has a timeless audience appeal bridging many generations.The Golden Swan was a special occasion place,the current line-up, less so.Wait staff in both the SWB and the entertainment area were excellent and helped make the evening another for the memory book.They were stretched, but did well in keeping things flowing.We enjoyed a visit with one of the floor managers & were delighted with the heart for hospitality found in all the line level employees.As to the lobby bar, the drink prices are certainly not reflective of the quality of entertainment.Using local bands, is ok,but no where close to the heart-filled memories rendered by Esteban or Mosiaco in yesteryears & clearly not commensurate with the bar tabs.Perhaps the new ownership will consider reclaiming the ambiance that featured the signature elegance of Frank Lloyd Wright & the desert rather than the more glitzy feel of another amorphous uptown eatery.

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Missed the Sunday Brunch. It used to be amazing to take out of town visitors to enjoy the feast

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Would have been much better, if the buffet breakfast had not been sitting. Eggs benedict were rock hard, pancakes cold Waitress did replace the eggs with fresh ones but it was disappointing.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Hostess very rude. On phone when we entered and completely ignored us to the point we did not think she as the hostess and carried on to find a table. I wanted to make sure I got my open table points so inquired at the bar where reception was and sure enough it was the girl on the phone . I told her I had a reservation on open table and she had no idea what I was talking about and responded so do you want a table? I was surprised too get my points.

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Lovely location overlooking the patio and outdoor space. Fresh food. Service was attentive.

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4.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Good dependable food. Convenient if staying in hotel and don’t have lots time. Breakfast is far superior — have the egg sandwich! Good service. Ambience lacking.

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

First night at the resort. Food was excellent. Waiter Max was attentive and made great suggestions.

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4.0Dined on October 12, 2017

We ate here 6 months ago and had wonderful service and food. This time our server left right after we ordered drinks and did not return until we were done eating. He seemed distracted and did not care about our experience or taking care of us. The server who filled in was very nice and accommodating but he was stretched pretty thin trying to wait on his tables and the other server's tables.

But the ambience on the patio was lovely as was the live music we could hear in the background.

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3.0Dined on October 4, 2017

restaurant was ok, not other restaurant to choose for lunch.is the only one open or at the pool at the chair.not crazy about.

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2017

We sat in the front opposite the kitchen, it was very hot and uncomfortable. The menu was odd, but good. Desserts were delicious.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2017

We celebrated my son's 20th birthday. SWB has the absolute best fajitas we've ever eaten!!!

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2017

Great restaurant, great food, great service....and nice ambiance!

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2017

We were celebrating two birthdays and staying at the Hyatt where the restaurant was located. The server was first rate. The food selection included some novel items and everything we ordered was excellent. The birthday desserts were unique and delicious. All around a great place to celebrate.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Max was great! Very personable and great qualities

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2017

Just as delightful as when I first visited over 25 years ago.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

We went for Mother's Day brunch and the buffet spread was impressive and tasty. There was something for everyone, from traditional breakfast fare to sushi, pasta and even a Mexican bar. Also the free flowing mimosa bar was excellent. Great for special occasions.

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4.0Dined on May 7, 2017

One of the best brunch spreads I've run into. Great way to spend a Sunday.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2017

Always great food and great service!
Best brunch in town👍

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner cooked perfectly!

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2017

Some of the best service in the best environment we've experienced in a while! The buffet is gorgeous, and everything we tried was wonderful. You can't go wrong here!

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2017

Loved it. This is what is missing in the brunch scene in Phoenix.

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3.0Dined on April 21, 2017

This was our second time and the food was not as good as the first time my wife and I went. The service was very good, as well as the ambience. We will probably return.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2017

This was our first visit and we will most definitely return. The ambience and the food were very good.

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3.0Dined on February 26, 2017

Sunday brunch: large variety from breakfast to seafood to prime roast. The restaurant was busy and servers may have been overwhelmed. Service was mediocre, the food was abundant but not particularly memorable, and the value was low. Recommended for those who like variety and quantity.

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1.0Dined on February 17, 2017

I never, ever leave bad reviews, but our experience was one of the worst ever. Food was dry (pork tenderloins) and cold (ribs). I took my boyfriend there for his birthday. No one poured the wine, the food took forever to come out to the table (reminded the waiter for both our appetizer and our meal). I have to admit, it was probably one of my worst dining experiences ever. $200 later....not at all worth the money or our time.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2017

Food was good, although portions were small and seemed over priced for what you got. Drink service was very slow and finally arrived halfway through the meal.

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1.0Dined on January 29, 2017

We were very disappointed with the average food quality at the brunch. Fruit offerings were minimal, entrees were just ok.The carving station had one piece of roast beef, average in quality and a distance from the rest of the brunch. The potatoes were up the steps and not in the same area. You would not even know beef was available until you had dessert.

Overall, it offered nothing interesting, the atmosphere was boring and we would never go back.

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve dinner.

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3.0Dined on December 22, 2016

Service was very good - attentive and friendly. Ambiance was nice. Food was nothing special. Nothing wrong with it, but nothing to make me choose SWB over any other lunch place. Be aware that you can either use valet parking, or walk to the access-controlled parking lot. The server did validate our parking ticket so we didn't have to pay, but it was a hassle when the machine that allows entry into the parking lot didn't work. This is Scottsdale, not downtown San Francisco. What's with having to pay for parking?

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4.0Dined on December 15, 2016

The table side guacamole was mediocre. We ordered it spicy and it wasn't. Needed added salt and pepper. My NY steak was fatty, hard to cut and had no seasoning. Wife enjoyed the fish. Service was non-existent at first but got better.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2016

they served a buffet ---outstanding. I'll go back next time they have a buffet. excellent experience

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5.0Dined on November 27, 2016

we always enjoy dining at the hyatt--excellent food and service

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2016

We went for our anniversary. Sat outside by the fire pit. Very romantic, great atmosphere. Loved the fajitas and margaritas!!! Will definitely be going back.

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1.0Dined on October 7, 2016

The service was Terrible! No one helped us until we asked three different people. We could not find our waiter! The fajitas came out so spicy we couldn't eat them.

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2016

Can't beat Fajita Fridays for great margaritas and fajitas at a great price. Excellent service in a casual restaurant in the beautiful Hyatt at Gainey Ranch.

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