About Virtu Honest Craft

Chef Gio Osso’s intimate gathering spot is tucked inside Old Town Scottsdale’s Bespoke Inn, where his menu features contemporary cuisine inspired by his Mediterranean roots and global influences. Simply dubbed "honest craft," Chef Gio's menu changes weekly, and is comprised of reliable and satisfying mainstays like homemade pastas, hearty meat dishes and superb seafood. Join us for lunch or dinner seven days a week or brunch on the weekends inside our cozy dining room for 30 guests, or enjoy a delightful Arizona evening on our beautifully lit patio.

3701 N Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Modern European, Contemporary American, Contemporary Italian

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Daily 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
2nd St & Marshall Way

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 946-3477

Website:
http://www.virtuscottsdale.com/

Catering:
Full-service catering is available; please call for information.

Parking Details:
Street parking along Marshall Way is available, as well as evening parking at Scottsdale Artists' School across the street. Overnight parking is not permitted at the school, but is permissible along Marshall way.

Public Transit:
Scottsdale's Loloma Station is just 50 yards north of Virtu.

Executive Chef:
Gio Osso

Additional:
Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Virtu Honest Craft Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

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Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (48)
Fit for Foodies (47)
Good for a Date (45)
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Special Occasion (39)
Romantic (37)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Cozy (27)
Handcrafted Cocktails (26)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Worth the Drive (24)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Authentic (22)
Notable Wine List (20)
Local Ingredients (20)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Seasonal (14)
Fun (13)
Healthy (12)
Great for Brunch (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Business Meals (7)
Casual (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Organic (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Tapas (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Scenic View (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant continues deliver!! We took friends this last visit and they loved Virtu, too!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Very different and definitely worth a visit

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Beautiful setting outside and the food was excellent and innovative. The only blemish was our entrees were a little cool corresponding with a bit of a delay between salad and entrée. But, we will definitely go again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food is delicious! The service is fantastic, we got great recommendations from our server.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our favorite dining experience of the vacation. Very creative interesting food that wowed us every course. Mateo was an amazing server and the ambiance is exceptional.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fabulous! From NC and loved the food, service and vino! Highly recommend!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always amazing my fav place in SCOTTSDALE hands down

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

College reunion

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Amazing food, ambience, and service. Loved the restaurant and will definitely visit again!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food and great service. The appetizer, entrees, and desert we got are all outstanding. The non-alcoholic cocktail and the gelato are good, but not especially impressive tho.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We enjoyed everything about the restaurant....food, ambiance,and service.h

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great and innovative food, great service, and beautiful setting. Should not be missed.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

My husbands a d my favorite Scottsdale restaurant. Never disappointed!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This place is just great. We go on a somewhat regular basis and everything is consistently good. We have never been never been disappointed in any aspect of the food service, wine, or anything else. It is one of the best places in the Valley for patio dining. The atmosphere is comfortable, maybe even a little casual, which adds to the atmosphere. This experience is definitely all about fine eating.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great place! One of those "finds" that you are really happy about. And the service was fantastic. Our waiter was very funny and engaging.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Seasonal, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

phenomenal food and good service. Waiter very knowledgeable, but not as attentive as would have appreciated. I think it is just too hard to come by in AZ. I guess too spoiled coming from Chicago were service is number one and can break you no matter how good your food is!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Authentic, Good for a Date, Healthy, Afternoon Coffee, Notable Wine List, Fun, Cozy
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Best restaurant in a long time! We loved everything about Virtu! The food was extraordinary, as was the decor, service and presentation. Don’t miss!

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Waiter was one of the best I ever had. Great food and outstanding drink menu.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Memorable dinner! Selected Virtu as a dining choice on a Scottsdale vacation. Special menu attractions like the Polpo were prepared to perfection. At our table we had the duck, short rib and pork chop, and all were outstanding. Outdoor dining made the ambiance perfect. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Lovely setting on patio. Great service by a very personable server Mateo.
Food was excellent.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We really liked Virtu a few years ago when it first opened. The atmosphere is great for outdoor dining but it's become over-priced in an effort that confuses good with quirky. Their problem is that at this price point there are just too many other options that are better.

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great hidden gem. Outdoor seating. Excellent food. Husband had the burger, great flavour, I had the lemon ricotta pancakes...delicious!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The octopus appetizer and our seafood entrees were too salty for our taste.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The Chef definitely deserves his reputation. The food is extraordinarily creative without being overpowering. Pricey but worth it.

Tags: Seasonal, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Fun time delicious pastrami ribs things and ice queen is tasty.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The sticky chocolate cake with salted caramel gelato is to die for. However, the tight seating, noise and snootiness of the hostess left a lot to be desired. (News flash for the hostess: we are visiting from out of state and didn’t know about the outside seating.) The food also less than desirable. We made plans to eat here based on reviews from foodies but were disappointed . The food ranged from bland to blah. My pork ragu tasted old and the gnocchi it topped was tough. My husbands pasta was practically tasteless. My asparagus and duck egg starter needed either more bacon or a bit of heat. My husbands burrata could have used much more than the shaving of prosciutto with which it was served. A simple salt shaker on the table would have helped. Have to give kudos to our waitress Taylor who was pleasant and attentive.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 24, 2017

A "must" eat at spot!!! The Octopus is the best I've ever had! Shared lots of bites with others at the table & 100% everything was divine!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Special Occasion, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Sat outside on a beautiful October night and lavished in Evan's explanations of a spectacular menu. Shared mussels and burrata to start. The mussels were in a hand crushed tomato sauce; the burrata in a honeydew reduction. Amazing. The on to buccatini, manzo and duck. Each one better than the last. Everything wonderful. Will never visit Scottsdale without a visit!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Visiting from SF - recommendation from a local friend. Food was absolutely fantastic. The octopus appetizer was out of this world. Go. you will not be disappointed.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our first visit based on a friend's recommendation and we were not disappointed! Amazing and creative food preparations. Everything was flavorful and our selections from the appetizers to main courses blended well. Service was great and had several servers taking care of us to ensure we were satisfied. We highly recommend Virtu' and we'll return again someday.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Love this place! Always outstanding food and service. Unusual pairings that are always right on the money. One of our favorite places to dine in Scottsdale & especially love the outdoor patio and little touches that make it a cut above.

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food here is always great.
Service is excellent !

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was awesome & Ivan was an incredible host! Most flavourful & tender octopus I've ever had, pasta was a table favourite & the fish, though a tad over salted, was super fresh & cooked perfectly. Amante Appassionato cocktail was delish & while I'm generally not a dessert person, we split two at our table & both were outstanding. The warmth, hospitality & authenticity of the service was spot on & made the evening super memorable. One of the best dining experiences I've ever had! Many thanks!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Such a gem. The atmosphere was wonderful and not too crowded. The food was awesome and the right portions. I like that the menu changes so every time it will be a new experience.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

This was one of the best experiences in dining my husband and I have ever had. The food was exceptional as well as the service. We will definitely go back soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 14, 2017

One of the best meals I've had at a restaurant in a long time. Food was outstanding, service was superb. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Chef Gio Osso’s creations are magical. Wonderful presentation and creations make usual dishes very special. This is a go to foodie Italian bistro, not to be missed.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Dined here for our anniversary at a friends recommendation. Was not let down. The octopus was out of this world. I have never eaten it when it wasn’t at least a bit chewy. This octopus may as well have been scallops texturally. I had the flat iron steak and my wife had the scallops. All were on point. The chocolate toffee cake for dessert was so good if I died afterwards I would have gone happy. Only knocked off one star because our waiter seemed much more interested in gushing over the table next to us who kept explaining how rich they were and asking his schedule. Still ate more, drank more, and tipped better. Such is life. Flaunting gets rewarded. I would still come back here yesterday. All other staff, food, and drinks, made this a great experience.

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

My sister was in town and we went to Virtu for her Birthday. Wonderful dinner! We all enjoyed!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was great. Service was amazing. I would definitely return over and over again!

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