Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or just because, we found some of the most romantic restaurants in Arizona that are perfect for a special evening!
elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa serves farm-fresh American Cuisine with Asian accents presented by Food Network star and Chef Beau MacMillan, featuring innovative seasonal menus incorporating local, organic produce, sustainable seafood, and hormone-free meat. The food is obviously fabulous and a reason alone to dine there, but the views of Paradise Valley through the floor to ceiling windows is what makes this a truly romantic setting. Reservations strongly encouraged.
When you step in Sassi restaurant in North Scottsdale you instantly feel like you’ve been whisked away to Italy. Reflecting the grace and charm of an Italian farmhouse villa, Sassi is nestled at the base of Pinnacle Peak Mountain with sunset views that are the perfect start to a romantic evening. Executive Chef Christopher Nicosia creates seasonal menus based on the cooking methods and ingredients of traditional Southern Italian cuisine, incorporating Italian olive oil, cheeses and Prosciutto; hand made pasta and breads and carefully selected meats and seafood. They also pour more than 250 wines from every region of Italy to complement the menu and cuisine. Reservations encouraged.
Monarch, in Old Town Scottsdale, is a family-owned and operated restaurant offering an ultra-romantic setting. The four-course menu is altered weekly by Chef Gus Lewkowicz, using only seasonal and local ingredients and all servers are trained and certified sommeliers with extensive wine knowledge. If you’re lucky enough to get courtyard seating outside, you will understand why this restaurant has been ranked as one of the most romantic restaurants in town. The entire restaurant feels intimate and inviting with candles lighting the tables covered in white linen. Reservations only.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale has the power to make you feel like you’ve left the hustle and bustle of your daily life and have been transported to a European vacation. Which makes their restaurant, Prado, a great setting for a romantic evening! Featuring a festive and communal atmosphere, Prado is a picturesque restaurant reminiscent of an old world dining room with indoor and outdoor seating with views of Camelback Mountain. Offering seasonal Spanish-influenced fare for an approachable American palate, Prado reflects the unique flavor and heritage of Spain’s Andalusian region, while utilizing the finest and freshest local ingredients made available by Arizona’s vast farming community. Reservations encouraged.
Different Pointe of View
Sitting atop North Mountain in Phoenix, Different Pointe of View is an iconic restaurant that is part of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the dramatic panoramas of the Valley’s desert landscape, the city’s twinkling lights and Arizona’s colorful sunsets. Whether seated indoor or out, you feel like you’re on top of the world. The menu is innovative and bold to match the breathtaking views.