There is no better time of year to explore Scottsdale than the winter. This season is often less busy, and you get to experience the incredible winter temps. Restaurants around Scottsdale offer unbelievable meals than you need to experience to believe. Here are some places to grab a hot winter meal here in Scottsdale:

Grassroots Kitchen & Tap – Scottsdale

You can find a little bit of everything when you enjoy a meal at Grassroots Kitchen & Tap. This local chain features a vast menu full of American classics and some unique dishes, all using locally sourced ingredients. Some popular entrees here include the Angus Burger, Shrimp Po’ Boy, Shrimp and Grits, and BBQ brisket. The full-service bar can whip up your favorite cocktail or get you a pint of craft or domestic beer. You can find the Scottsdale location of Grassroots Kitchen & Tap located at 8120 N Hayden Rd. The restaurant is open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM for lunch and dinner.

Cook and Craft – A Local Eatery

Another great spot to find Modern American fare is nearby at Cook and Craft, a local eatery. The menu features a variety of dishes, some familiar and some new. Entrees include a variety of salads and soups, filet mignon, crafted grill cheese, wrapped meatballs, and so much more. Locals love to visit Cook and Craft during Happy Hour from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM daily for $2 off all pints of beer. You will find a variety of local craft beer and all types of wine, and your favorite cocktails all available to order. You can enjoy all of this and more at Cook and Craft located at 7306 E Shea Blvd and is also open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Culinary Dropout

A local favorite found right by the Scottsdale Waterfront is Culinary Dropout, a unique gastropub that features trendy drinks and delicious food. This spacious venue includes dishes such as the Spicy Korean Skirt Steak, Fried Chicken, Spicy Vegan Curry, and Roasted Salmon. Order the Antipasti Party for a huge charcuterie board that can feed 6. The drink selection includes a variety of Arizona brewed beers along with trendy cocktails such as the Paloma Spritz. The Scottsdale location of Culinary Dropout can be found at 7135 E Camelback Rd. Stop by anytime during the week from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM; brunch is available on Sunday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

The Mission Old Town

Being in Arizona you can expect plenty of Scottsdale restaurants to offer delicious Mexican and Latin cuisine. You can find that and so much more when you visit The Mission Old Town. This upscale restaurant features a dimly lit interior that is perfect for a romantic outing. The tableside guacamole is made right in front of you and is made from scratch. Order their Peruvian dish Almejas al Vapor for a delicious smoked pork shoulder. The Mission can be found in the Old Town neighborhood located at 3815 N Brown Ave. The Mission is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM and open until 10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday.

Craft 64

Scottsdale is full of trendy restaurants that offer exciting dishes along with plenty of adult beverages. Craft 64 has been around for several years, offering one of the biggest selections of craft beer in the city—64 to be exact. Stop in for incredible wood fired pizza that uses fresh toppings for classic pies and some unique offerings. Bring your pup and relax on the back patio as you enjoy the beautiful winter weather here in Scottsdale. Craft 64 can be found 6922 E Main St and is open daily from noon until 9:00 PM; Craft 64 is open late until 10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday.

Barrio Queen

Another great place to find delicious Mexican cuisine is at local favorite Barrio Queen. This hip eatery is street influenced and has incredible Day of the Dead décor inside the restaurant. Popular items on the menu include the vast selection of tacos. Choose from a variety of protein options including carnitas, al pastor, chorizo, pork chile verde, and vegetarian. There is also plenty of burritos, tortas, and enchiladas to choose from too. Taco Tuesdays offer all of the delicious tacos at a discount along with a daily Happy Hour you cannot beat for trendy cocktails and draft beer. You can find Barrio Queen at 7114 E Stetson Dr Suite 105 and is open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

More to Eat in Scottsdale

As you can see, Scottsdale has an incredible selection of restaurants where you can find a hot meal and some tasty drinks. Contact us for your stay today and book one of our rental properties right here in the city!