Food & Drink in McDowell Mountain Ranch

$22 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Nick's Italian Restaurant

Nick's Italian Restaurant

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

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New York–style pizzas baked in stone ovens, homemade pasta entrees, seafood dishes, and gluten-free items served in family-friendly setting

$11 for Organic FarmBox Pickup from Sunizona Family Farms –Online Redemption Required ($22 Value)

Sunizona Family Farms

Multiple Locations

$22 $11

Boxes consit of your choice of organic offerings such as organic tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, herbs, and seasonal veggies

5 or 10 Groupons, Each Good for Blizzard or Small Orange Juilius at Dairy Queen/Orange Julius (Up to 59% Off)

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius

Ancala Village Shopping Center

$3.89 $1.70

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Classic ice-cream outpost dishes out soft-serve decorated with candy, cookies, or fruit and signature fruit beverages

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food at Vito's Pizza and Italian Ristorante

Vito's Pizza and Italian Ristorante

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

Housemade italian sausage baked onto thin-crust pizzas and housemade lasagna ladled with from-scratch marinara sauce

$13 for $25 Worth of Mexican Food for Dinner at Los Olivos Norte

Los Olivos Norte

Scottsdale

$25 $13

Carne asada, machaca—shredded dry beef sauteed with vegetables—seasoned fajitas, and halibut Veracruzana

Individual or Catering Trays of Sub Sandwiches at Quiznos (Up to 51% Off). Four Options Available.

Quiznos (Scottsdale)

Northsight

$9.98 $5

Meats, cheeses, and vegetables piled on sandwiches or rolled into wraps crisp and melt when toasted in an oven or on a grill

Casual American Food, Wine, and Craft Beers for Dinner at Twisted Rose Winery & Eatery (50% Off)

Twisted Rose Winery & Eatery

Scottsdale

$30 $15

Crafted and aged on-site, wine plays a starring role, either on their own or in dishes that use wine as a main ingredient

Three, Six, or 12 Bottles of Pre-Selected Wines from Twisted Rose Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Twisted Rose Winery

Northsight

$66 $33

Wines crafted and aged on-site include a sauvignon blanc, orange muscat, dry rose, cabernet sauvignon, and zinfandel

Toasted Sandwiches, Soups & Salads or Create-Your-Own Catering Tray at Quiznos (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Quiznos

Scottsdale

$6 $3

Sandwich stackers pack deli meats, cheese, and vegetables between toasted rolls; catering tray serves up to 10 people

$17.50 for $30 Worth of Asian Fusion Cuisine at Bamboo Club

Bamboo Club

Central Scottsdale

$30 $17.50

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Chinese duck and stir-fry, Hawaiian and Korean beef, inventive seafood plates, and Thai noodles

Chinese Cuisine for Dine-In, Takeout, or Delivery at Qwik Chinese Bistro (Up to 42% Off)

Qwik Chinese Bistro

Central Scottsdale

$24 $14

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Spicy Mongolian beef, moo shu shrimp, and chicken lo mein add to a menu of Chinese staples free of MSG

Sandwiches and Breakfast Food at C3 Kitchen (Up to 58% Off)

C3 Kitchen

Scottsdale Quarter

$12 $6

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Coffee drinks pair with bagels, egg sandwiches, chopped salads, and hot and cold sandwiches

Wine Flights with Meat and Cheese Platter for Two or Four at Wine Warehouse (Up to 58% Off)

Wine Warehouse

Scottsdale

$40 $17

Enjoy a flight of wine & platter of artisanal meats and cheeses in space that at times resembles a warehouse, retail shop, and social club

$15 for $30 Worth of Hookah, Food, and Non-Alcoholic Drinks at Hoookahmania

HoookahMania

North Scottsdale

$30 $15

Groups share hookahs in flavors like chocolate and apple while sipping fruit smoothies or Arabic teas; live entertainment on select nights

$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare and Drinks at Arrivederci Ristorante

Arrivederci Ristorante

Paradise Valley

$30 $15

Intricate wall sketches stand above plates of beef and salmon carpaccios, hearty pastas, and veal and chicken in wine sauce

Halal Indian Cuisine at Al Hamra (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Al Hamra

North Scottsdale

$30 $16

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Indian restaurant fuses Eastern and Western sensibilities to offer mixed drinks, curries, tandoori dishes, and naan

Four-Course Sushi Dinner for Two or Four or More at Sakura Sushi and Steakhouse (44% Off)

Sakura Sushi and Steakhouse

Scottsdale 101

$39 $22

Sushi masters handcraft 25 specialty rolls, paired with bowls of salty edamame, crispy salads, and miso soup

Sushi and Sake Meal for Two or Four at Yoshi Bento (Half Off)

Yoshi Bento

Desert View

$29.95 $15

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Meals for two or four with crispy avocado, sushi rolls, and sake

$30 Worth of Mexican Food and Drinks at Blue Agave (43% Off)

Blue Agave

Scottsdale 101 Shopping Center

$30 $17

(105)

Traditional and inventive Mexican food, such as fajitas and jefe pollo, served alongside margaritas and martinis in large, airy space

Ticket to the Fifth Annual Arizona Taco Festival on October 18 or 19 at Salt River Fields (Up to 42% Off)

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

$12 $7

40+ teams face off to create the most tasty taco as guests sample their works and take in contests and lucha libre wrestling

Dynasty Feast, Pupu Platter and Beer, or $13 for $25 Worth of Chinese Food at Chop and Wok

Chop and Wok

Central Scottsdale

$25 $13

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Sit down to a feast of Chinese food such as orange chicken and spicy crab fried rice, or pair a pupu platter of appetizers with beer

Steakhouse Cuisine at La Prima Donna (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available. 

La Prima Donna

Gainey Ranch

$40 $20

Regional steakhouse cuisine filled with homespun flourishes, such as veal chops, filet mignon, and seared New York strip

Indian Food at Haweli Indian Grill & Bar (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Haweli Indian Grill & Bar

Scottsdale

$30 $15

Wings tandoori, chicken tikka masala, lamb korma, shrimp vindaloo, beef madras, 14 varieties of bread, and authentic biryanis

$11 for $20 Worth of Gourmet Pizza and American Food at Humble Pie

Humble Pie

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Wood-fired pizzas topped with local sausage and house-made mozzarella, pasta loaded with Italian bacon, and wines by the glass

$7 for $15 Worth of Bagels, Sandwiches, and Salads at Lox Stock & Bagel

Lox Stock & Bagel

Scottsdale

$15 $7

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Fresh-baked bagels in 28 flavors, ranging from spinach pesto to french toast, along with sandwiches and salads

Pizza and Italian Cuisine at Crust Restaurants (Up to 40% Off)

Crust Restaurants

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Italian restaurant serving homemade rusticas, pastas, and New York style-pizzas made from fresh ingredients

New York–Style Pizza, Pasta, and Drinks at Lorenzo's Pizza & Pasta (Up to 48% Off). Three Options Available.

Lorenzo's Pizza & Pasta

Scottsdale

$25 $13

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Hearty Italian eats such as calzones, chicken cacciatore, fried calamari, and various pasta dishes pair with beer and wine

$30 for $50 Worth of Japanese Steak and Sushi at Roka Akor

Roka Akor

Paradise Valley

$50 $30

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Steaks and seafood cooked over oak-charcoal robata grills at an acclaimed Japanese steakhouse; award-winning sushi

Dinner and Drinks for Two or Four, or Take-Out at Rare Earth Pizza and Wine Bar (Up to 46% Off)

Rare Earth Pizza and Wine Bar

Troon North

$50 $27

Handmade pizzas and wine by the glass or bottle served in second-story dining room or on picturesque deck

$16 for $30 Worth of Italian Cuisine at Cove Trattoria

Cove Trattoria

McCormick Ranch

$30 $16

Brick-oven-fired pizzas, handmade pastas, and Italian-style steaks; seafood pair with red and white wines to tantalize taste buds

Pizza and Beer for Two or Four at Rosati's Pizza (Up to 49% Off)

Rosati's Pizza

Troon North

$29.05 $15

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Revered century-old franchise specializes in thin-crust and Chicago-style pies paired with draft and bottled beers

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre at Orange Tree Golf Resort on August 2–September 20 (Up to33% Off)

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre Presents: "A Ghostly Crime", "Deadly Housewives", or "Get A Clue.. Or Die!"

Multiple Locations

$97.47 $65

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Murder mysteries inspired by Clue and Desperate Housewives turn audiences into detectives as they feast on a three-course meal

Upscale American Food and Drinks at Blue Martini (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Blue Martini

High Street

$40 $20

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40 specialty martinis, including an espresso version with Irish cream, pair well with shared appetizers or signature entrees

Modern Mexican Street Food and Margaritas at Modern Margarita (Half Off)

Modern Margarita

Desert Ridge

$30 $17

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Sit on the 1,200-square-foot patio while sipping on Arizona prickly pear margaritas and eating gourmet street tacos and burgers

$10 for $20 Worth of Casual American Food and Drinks at Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Made from dough with natural spring water, pizzas and calzones emerge from stone hearths while patrons choose from more than 100 brews.

$16 for $30 Worth of Mediterranean Cuisine at Zaytoon Kabob Bistro (ZK Grill)

Zaytoon Kabob Bistro (ZK Grill)

Multiple Locations

$30 $16

Mezzes, gyros, Persian stews, and kebabs cooked over an open flame

$13 for $26 Worth of Small Plates and Drinks at twenty6 lounge

twenty6 lounge

Desert Ridge

$26 $13

Small plates such as cured meats plate with ham, coppa, borsellino salami, mole salami, chipotle bacon jam plus beer, wine, and cocktails

$10 for $20 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks at Tilted Kilt – Paradise Valley

Tilted Kilt

Paradise Valley

$20 $10

Irish-themed sports bar boasts scores of HDTVs for NFL and NCAA viewing while early and late happy hours and 24 draft beers promote revelry

Healthy Indian Meal for One, Two, or Three at Bombay Spice (Up to 45% Off)

Bombay Spice

Phoenix

$12.15 $8

Healthy versions of Indian dishes with native rice, classic sauces, ample vegetables, and chicken or tofu

$12.99 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Ice Cream at Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$8 $4.33

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Flash-freeze process yields more than 30 flavors of smooth, tasty ice cream at the customer's desired consistency

$12 for a Friday- or Saturday-Night Comedy Show for Two at The Speakeasy Comedy Club (Up to $24 Value)

The Speakeasy Comedy Lounge

South Scottsdale

$24 $12

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Local comics share the stage with national headliners at a comedy lounge inside Papi Chulo's Mexican Cantina

Mexican Food at Papi Chulo's Mexican Grill & Cantina (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Papi Chulo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

South Scottsdale

$20 $11

Chorizo and eggs, grilled arrachera flank steak, and Big Papi 6.5-lb. burritos served in a dining room with views of Camelback Mountain

$19 for Sushi Meal for 2 w/ Two Rolls, Edamame, Soup, and Drinks at Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine ($35.50 Value)

Iron Chef Japanese Cusine

Paradise Valley

$35.50 $19

Prodigiously skilled chef whips up fresh, New York–style sushi and deep-fried rolls matched with sake for tables of two

$15 for $30 Worth of American Cuisine at 4th Floor Grille & Sports Bar

4th Floor Grille & Sports Bar

South Scottsdale

$30 $15

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American favorites such as new york strip sandwich complement southwestern dishes such as macho tacos

Three-Course Dinner and Murder-Mystery Show for Two or Four at Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater (Up to 41% Off)

Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater

Phoenix

$84 $52

Comedy, cabaret, and live dinner theater in haunted Transylvanian mansion or Hollywood Golden Age set; three-course dinner accompanies show

Southwestern Food for Dinner or Lunch at Saddle Bronc Grill (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

Saddle Bronc Grill

Fountain Hills

$25 $12

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Southwestern comfort-food entrees star meatloaf, pulled pork, ribs, and steak in a saloon-style eatery

$22 for $40 Worth of Mexican Food for Lunch or Brunch at El Hefe

El Hefe

Downtown Scottsdale

$40 $22

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Tables outfitted out with personal taps, angus burgers laced with marmalade, and tacos stuffed with pork al pastor, carne asada, and duck

American Comfort Food at Boondocks Patio & Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Boondocks Patio & Grill

Scottsdale

$24 $13

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Hearty plates of carnitas tacos with jalapeno marmalade or burgers topped with bleu cheese fondue in a casual setting with a massive patio

$20 for $40 Worth of Gastropub Lunch or Brunch at Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row

Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row

Old Town Scottsdale

$40 $20

Smoked-provolone mac 'n' cheese with poblano peppers and juicy beef and fish sliders for lunch and Blueberry Moonshine pancakes at brunch

Two Chef Gelato Wars Scoops or One Chef Large Gelato Wars Party Pack (Up to 50% Off)

The Gelato Spot

Multiple Locations

$10 $6

Specialty chef's flavors of gelato flavors churned fresh each day; Chefs flavor packs feature 2.5 pounds of gelato in three flavors

$20 for $40 Worth of Mexican Food and Drinks at Loco Patron

Loco Patron

Downtown Scottsdale

$40 $20

Chefs dish up platters of award-winning crunchy pork tacos with sliced avocado & arbol sauce alongside cocktails & freshly made margaritas

Chocolate-Dipping Experience for Two, Four, or Eight at Chocolade van Brugge (Up to 56% Off)

Chocolade van Brugge

Downtown Scottsdale

$50 $27

Sweets lovers belly up to the chocolate bar for a 90-minute experience dipping 10 pieces into one of three bowls of rich, Belgian chocolate

$12 for $20 Worth of American Food and Drinks at 5th and Wine

5th & Wine

Downtown Scottsdale

$20 $12

50 wines from around the world poured alongside bison burgers and live music on select nights

$19.99 for Martinis & Manicures for Two at EVO ($30 Value)

EVO

Downtown Scottsdale

$30 $19.99

Guests sip on martinis or signature cocktails while receiving manicures at weekly event

Olive Oil or Balsamic Vinegar from Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars (47% Off)

Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars

The Frontier Shops

$16 $9

Extra virgin olive oil, flavored olive oil, and traditional-style balsamic vinegar aged for up to 18 years

Tapas, Dessert, and Sangria for Two or Four at Pepin Restaurante Español (52% Off)

Pepin Restaurante Español

Downtown Scottsdale

$103 $49

Pork leg basks in sour-orange marinade before it's roasted into a tender entree as live flamenco dancing rounds out the festive atmosphere

Mexican Food and Drinks at Salty Senorita (40% Off). Two Locations Available.

Salty Senorita

Multiple Locations

$30 $18

Eleven taco varieties, three kinds of hand-rolled burritos, and over 50 hand crafted margaritas from around 130 tequilas

Standup Comedy and Popcorn for Two at Stand-Up, Scottsdale! (Up to 51% Off)

Stand-Up, Scottsdale!

Stand-Up, Scottsdale!

$35 $17

Intimate comedy venue hosts a rotating cast of nationally known comedians

Wine-Tasting Flights with Appetizer for Two or Four at Su Vino Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Su Vino Winery

Downtown Scottsdale

$32.99 $15

Winery dispenses tasting flights of award-winning wines alongside light appetizers such as caprese and warmed brie

24-Hour Diner and Comfort Food at Country Boys Restaurant (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Country Boys Restaurant

Paradise Valley

$20 $10

24-hour diner offers a vast, unyielding selection of omelets, burgers, and deep-fried fish fillets

1 or 2 Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Treats at Dairy Queen Orange Julius (50% Off). 9 Locations Available

Dairy Queen Orange Julius

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Get your fill of candy- and cookie-studded blizzards, twist cones, smoothies, julius, and other treats at a choice of nine locations

$13 for $20 Worth of South Indian Food at Madras Ananda Bhavan

Madras Ananda Bhavan

Paradise Valley

$20 $13

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Vegetarian South Indian dishes including saag paneer and masala dosai

Wine Flight with Cheese & Pairings Plates for Two or Four at Vintner’s Circle (Up to 56% Off)

Vintner's Circle

Urban Winery Scottsdale

$35.98 $18

Each guest samples six 2-ounce glasses of wine, complemented by cheese and pairings

$11 for $20 Worth of Breakfast or Lunch on Weekdays or Weekends at Original Breakfast House

Original Breakfast House

Phoenix

$20 $11

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Classic breakfasts such as fruit pancakes and omelets are served all day; at lunchtime, chefs also whip up burgers, sandwiches, and salads

Up to 46% Off Drinks — The Well Bar

The Well Bar

South Scottsdale

$15 $8

Domestic drafts, bottles & mixed drinks quench thirsts on shaded outdoor patio or indoors amid pool tables, dartboards, games & HDTVs

Comedy Show for Two, Four, or Eight at Chaos Comedy Improv at the Dearing Acting Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Chaos Comedy Improv

Dearing Acting Studio

$24 $15

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Family-friendly comedy troupe showcases improvisational talent in weekly, unscripted shows

Sushi and Specialty Rolls at Sushi Avenue (Up to 40% Off)

Sushi Avenue

Multiple Locations

$30 $18

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Fresh sushi and specialty maki including baked and deep-fried rolls

Italian Meal with Appetizer, Pizza, and Wine for Two or Four at Amaro Italiano Ristorante (Up to 52% Off)

Amaro Italiano Ristorante

Cave Creek

$61 $30

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Authentic Italian cuisine including woord-fired pizzas topped with house-pulled mozzarella, sweet sausage, or fresh basil

One Combo with Meat, Sides, and Buns, or Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Barbecue at HEK Yeah BBQ

HEK Yeah BBQ

Phoenix

$20 $11

Barbecue joint uses ingredients from local vendors to make food like shredded beef brisket, St. Louis–style ribs, and cheesy bacon fries

$10 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Burgers, and American Fare Arcadia Tavern

Arcadia Tavern

Camelback East

$20 $10

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Try one of the seven signature burgers or build your own; signature pizzas topped with buffalo chicken or taco fixings

$22 for Two Groupons, Each good for $20 Worth of Pub Fare and Beer at The Brass Tap ($40 Total Value)

The Brass Tap

Mesa Riverview

$20 $11

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Browse selection of more than 300 craft beers to sip on with flatbreads, panini, and handcrafted pizzas built on a tasty pretzel crust

Lebanese Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Mijana (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Mijana

Tempe

$35 $17

Fresh-baked pita bread and Middle Eastern cuisine such as chicken kebabs, kefta, and kibbeh

$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two with Souvenir Mugs from The Dinner Detective ($161.60 Value)

The Dinner Detective

Mesa

$161.60 $85

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After shocking murder, guests and actors collect clues to expose killer while dining on meatloaf, chicken, or pasta

$17 for $30 Worth of New Mexican Cuisine at The Original Blue Adobe Grille

The Original Blue Adobe Grille

Downtown Mesa

$30 $17

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New Mexican cuisine ranging from burgers cooked over a pecan-wood grill to enchiladas in blue corn tortillas

Custom Cakes from Ritzy Cakes (Up to 62% Off). Three Options Available.

Ritzy Cakes

Mesa

$100 $49

Custom single-layer, multilayer, and tiered cakes topped with colorful icing and fondant; available in 14 flavors

$12 for $22 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks at Break Room Bar and Grill

Break Room Bar and Grill

Phoenix

$22 $12

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Amid pool tables and seven flat-screen TVs, diners feast on handmade burgers, saucy wings, chili cheese dogs, and other pub classics

Fresh American Fusion Cuisine at Il Vinaio (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Il Vinaio

Downtown Mesa

$30 $16

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Fresh American fusion dishes crafted from local, organic ingredients with gluten-free options; lobster mac & cheese and filet mignon

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Food at Louisiana Fried Chicken (Up to $20 Value)

Louisiana Fried Chicken

Phoenix

$10 $5.50

Crispy Cajun chicken, dirty rice, and red velvet cake are just some of the beloved Louisiana-plucked treats on this menu

Beer Tasting for Two or Four with Glasses & Flights of Four-Ounce Samples from Sleepy Dog Brewery (Up to 50% Off)

Sleepy Dog Brewery

Tempe

$26 $16

Great Arizona Beer Festival's People's Choice Award-winners pour samples of their craft beer in take-home pint glasses

Select Local Merchants

Next to the scenic McDowell Mountain Golf Club, Mesquite Grille tantalizes tastebuds with an eclectic menu of contemporary American cuisine. Executive Chef Mark Hamilton draws from years of experience cooking at cafes and resorts in Michigan, Virginia, and Louisiana to create dishes that evoke zesty Southwestern classics, cowboy fare, Chicago-Italian cuisine, and Midwestern home cooking. Guests can dine on savory bowls of chili, spicy green-chile pork sandwiches, or burgers and sandwiches made with sirloin, chicken, and fresh veggies. Like a well-worn plaid tuxedo, the space blends refined elegance with a rustic quality by surrounding diners with stunning desert vistas, the warmth of a roaring fire, and accents of wood and adobe.

10690 E Sheena Dr
Scottsdale,
AZ
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Vanity Blowout Bar's staff shapes tresses of all lengths with a diverse menu of hair blowouts, named for international hot spots such as Monte Carlo, Rio, Tokyo, and Rabbit Hash in Kentucky. Skilled aestheticians administer calming massages, soothing facials, and cultivate eye appeal with faux lash extensions, while stylists apply a damage-free spray-on color and rent hair extensions. Clients may also shop Vanity's supply of hair products ranging from Moroccanoil, Prive, and Pravana Naturceuticals brand shampoo, to straightening irons and hair dryers. Vanity Blowout Bar also hosts private parties themed for mothers, friends, reunions, and more.


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15807 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

Satori is a Japanese term for awakening or enlightenment?something that taste buds experience at Satori Sushi. Chefs strive to broaden guests' palates by filling sushi rolls with calamari tempura and jalape?os. Many rolls such as the popular Octoberfest, flaming dragon, and langosta, showcase fresh, raw ingredients as opposed to items that have been deep-fried or stored in a time capsule. As for hot entrees, chefs prepare bulgogi and slather Korean barbecue ribs with a housemade sauce. Classic teriyaki and katsu dishes are also on the menu as well as yakisoba noodles saut?ed with a choice of veggies or protein.

10115 E Bell Rd
Scottsdale,
AZ
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Temple Bar Sports Grill was inspired by an Ireland vacation?specifically, nights out in Dublin's Temple Bar district, complete with cobblestone streets, live music, and of course, the perfect pint of Guinness. Even so, Temple Bar Sports Grill is not strictly an Irish-style pub. Sure, there's some Irish flair, including bowls of Irish stew, corned beef sandwiches, and fish 'n' chips. But the menu also abounds with more standard American bar favorites such as nachos, smothered tater tots, burgers, and flatbread pizzas. Happy hours every day of the week, plus a late-night menu, keep patrons happy at all hours. That, and a full bar with 12 beers on tap, and 23 HDTVs.

17050 N Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

Born in Seoul, South Korea, chef Yohan Yun first began working in sushi restaurants when he was 16. However, he credits his father with teaching him many of the skills that he still uses at Big Eye Sushi Bar to craft miso, soy sauce, and nato, a type of fermented soybean. The menu spotlights never-frozen fish; even the maki use rice sparingly. The rolls instead accessorize the tightly bundled fish and vegetables with such adventurous ingredients as chipotle cream sauce and thin slices of lemon. Orders of sashimi arrive with fragrant ginger sauce or jalapeños, keeping diners from tossing chopsticks to rakish musketeers having sword duels.

14144 N 100th St
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

Chefs at Nick’s Italian Restaurant’s three locations craft homemade pizzas and pastas that earned the eateries a nod in Scottsdale Airpark magazine. Providing both family-friendly and upscale dining environments, Nick’s draws in customers thanks to its gluten-free pasta and pizza options, its homemade tiramisu, and the fact that a bite of the restaurant's brick-oven-baked pizzas will give the power of speech to any dog or horse. Italian wines and daily sangria at the Phoenix location pair with popular dishes such as the margherita pizza and veal ossobuco.

13910 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US