There are thousands of restaurants to choose from in Scottsdale and The Greater Phoenix Area. No matter what you're in the mood for, it is likely that you will find plenty to choose from throughout the valley. However, with no coastline and a lack of skyscrapers, finding a beautiful restaurant with a view can prove to be challenging if you don't know where to look. Whether you are looking for a restaurant for a romantic evening, a wedding venue, a special celebration or simply a change of scenery the following are guaranteed to impress!
1. The Compass Grill
The Arizona Compass Grill is located on the top floor of the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Phoenix. It is the only revolving restaurant in all of Phoenix! It features uninterrupted 360° views of the valley.
2. Different Pointe of View
This beautiful restaurant is located on a mountaintop in Phoenix at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. This restaurant has been in business for over 30 years and just received a multi-million dollar renovation!
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean
Paradise Valley, AZ
Located at the Sanctuary Resort on Camelback Mountain, this is one you won't want to miss. I personally recommend dining on the patio, overlooking the infinity edge pool during sunset.
Cuisine: American, Asian Fusion
4. Geordie's Restaurant
Located at the famous Wrigley Mansion in Phoenix. With an upscale and casual dining option, this one will fit any occasion... or lack there of!
Attire: Casual to Dressy
5. Dominick's Steakhouse
This steakhouse is located in the heart of Scottsdale! This is one of my personal favorites because of its truly exceptional service and incredible food. I'd recommend making making reservations for the top floor so you can spend the evening looking up at the stars.
6. J&G Steakhouse
Floor to ceiling windows and beautiful views from the penthouse level of the Phoenician Resort. This restaurant has continuously won awards for being one of the best in all of Arizona!
Located at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass with views of South Mountain and this beautiful sunset.
Cuisine: Native American
8. El Encanto
Cave Creek, AZ
If you're looking for a more casual, kid friendly option this is the way to go. Enjoy dinner by the pond while the kids feed the ducks!
9. Piñon Grill
The reflection of Arizona's beautiful sunset reflecting off of Camelback Lake is a view you won't want to miss!
With a romantic feel, great service and a panoramic view, this is a great restaurant for a special occasion with a special someone!