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Things to do in Central Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Deli / Bodega
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“Mainstay for classic Jewish deli fare, plus a bakery selling homemade bagels, breads & desserts. 20% discount to all military. AMAZING bagels! Breakfast spot within 1-2 miles of property.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of Arizona's oldest and best honky-tonks. Live country music, linde dance lessons, and two-stepping plus a nice patio and good cowboy food.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I love to go out for breakfast and to that end, nothing beats Butterfields. Here you'll find the fluffiest eggs (and omelets!) that you'll ever eat. Service is fast and the food is fantastic.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Just across the street. Starfire Golf Club is a gerat local golf club, with our 27 holes of Arnold Palmer design golf, full Bar & Grille and great patio dinning. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Just around the corner walking distance from the guesthouse, modern burger bar with happy hour Monday-Friday 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM gourmet burgers they change monthly for just $5 dollars.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the closet large grocery store in the neighboorhood. They have a good butcher as well, so the meats are great for grilling.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gluten-free Restaurant
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“This is our new favorite. We like to eat gluten free, organic, clean foods. This place is awesome. Stand in line to order. Eat inside or on the patio. We ate on the patio. The lemon gluten free muffins are to die for. I had a very tasty Mother Earth bowl with chicken. everyone said the meat was tender and flavorful. And everyone liked what they ordered. About $15 per person not including muffins and drinks. 11.9.2019.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Whether you're craving a happy hour hotspot or a place to score some killer Mexican dishes, Salt + Lime Modern Mexican fills the bill”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Classic Italian cuisine & individual wood-fired pizzas delivered in a kid-friendly setting.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“True Japanese sushi!! This is one of the local favorites for decades, very small and quaint and there usually will be a short wait most nights.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“We eat here almost every week, just delicious healthy food, good atmosphere, large outdoor patio, not too crowded we usually do lunch or early dinner. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The food is amazing, pricing is rediculous, portions are huge, and great fun atmosphere. Great for entire family”
  • 13 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“When you go, tell them you have never been there before. Their story and first experience is great. This place was on Food Networks best bite.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Liquor Store
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
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“An American Grille influenced by the town of Santa Fe, NM. They serve indigenous "New" Mexican Cuisine like Stacked Enchiladas, Rellenos, Red Chile Pork Posole, Carne Adovada and Soppapillas. Huge event calendar of live music, events and entertainment at this grille. Within 1-2 miles of the property. Highly recommend.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Drop by Scottsdale’s best Asian fusion restaurant featuring original East meets West creations and specially crafted drinks.”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Deli / Bodega
“Mainstay for classic Jewish deli fare, plus a bakery selling homemade bagels, breads & desserts. 20% discount to all military. AMAZING bagels! Breakfast spot within 1-2 miles of property.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“One of Arizona's oldest and best honky-tonks. Live country music, linde dance lessons, and two-stepping plus a nice patio and good cowboy food.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I love to go out for breakfast and to that end, nothing beats Butterfields. Here you'll find the fluffiest eggs (and omelets!) that you'll ever eat. Service is fast and the food is fantastic.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Just across the street. Starfire Golf Club is a gerat local golf club, with our 27 holes of Arnold Palmer design golf, full Bar & Grille and great patio dinning. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Just around the corner walking distance from the guesthouse, modern burger bar with happy hour Monday-Friday 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM gourmet burgers they change monthly for just $5 dollars.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gluten-free Restaurant
“This is our new favorite. We like to eat gluten free, organic, clean foods. This place is awesome. Stand in line to order. Eat inside or on the patio. We ate on the patio. The lemon gluten free muffins are to die for. I had a very tasty Mother Earth bowl with chicken. everyone said the meat was tender and flavorful. And everyone liked what they ordered. About $15 per person not including muffins and drinks. 11.9.2019.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Whether you're craving a happy hour hotspot or a place to score some killer Mexican dishes, Salt + Lime Modern Mexican fills the bill”
  • 11 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Classic Italian cuisine & individual wood-fired pizzas delivered in a kid-friendly setting.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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