When it comes to steakhouses in the Valley, Dominick’s in Scottsdale provides an unparalleled fine dining culinary experience. Founded in 2011 by the legendary Mastro family, this stunning, two-story, 10,500-sq.-ft. restaurant offers first-rate ambiance, service and the supreme class of steaks and seafood that has become synonymous with the Mastro name, making it a premier local choice for date nights and special occasions.
Located in the Scottsdale Quarter, Dominick’s Steakhouse provides its own valet, and as soon as you step out of your car, you will begin to experience what makes this place so special. A red carpet leads you to the door, and you would not be judged for feeling like a movie star upon your arrival. Once inside you are greeted by the friendly and experienced staff and soon escorted through the stunning dining room to your table.
The elegant downstairs dining room is filled with marble, 6-ft. chandeliers, and a tasteful collection of artwork and framed black-and-white photographs. Available for rent for private parties, the open-air upstairs dining room offers more fantastic artwork, views of the Arizona sky and tables surrounding a crystalline swimming pool that reflects the colors of the evening sky. Each dining room is unique and equally exquisite.
To begin your meal, Dominick’s offers an excellent selection of signature cocktails and classics like old fashions, Manhattans and martinis. As expected, the wine program is among the best in town, offering a vast selection of bottles from across the globe, and the sommeliers are adept at helping find the perfect bottle or glass to pair with your meal.
If you have ever dined at Steak 44, Ocean 44 or any Prime Steak Concepts restaurant, you know what to expect from the service and cuisine at Dominick’s, the group’s flagship location. Servers are attentive and helpful, doing all they can to ensure every moment of your experience is as blissful as possible while still allowing you to soak in the ambiance and enjoy your dining company.
Appetizers include favorites like chicken fried lobster tails with green chili aioli; braised pork belly with sweet Thai chili and sautéed spinach; and wagyu beef tartare with deviled egg mousse and grilled soft bread. For seafood lovers, the raw bar offers delights like iced Alaskan king crab legs; oysters; Hawaiian poke; and Dungeness crab shrimp and Maine lobster cocktails. Can’t decide? Dominick’s serves up an exquisite seafood tower.
Of course, the steaks are the highlight at Dominick’s. The restaurant exclusively offers delectable cuts of prime-grade beef sourced from responsible and sustainable farms and ranches. These cuts typically come in small and large sizes and options include filets, 12-oz. NY strip, 22-oz. bone-in rib eye and domestic wagyu. Each steak is served a la carte, allowing guests to customize their experience. Feeling extravagant? Toppings include decadent options like sautéed black truffle lobster and foie gras.
For those in the mood for something different, Dominick’s offers plenty of other wonderful options. Non-steak entrees include tomahawk Berkshire pork chops in chardonnay caper butter pan sauce; Shetland Island salmon; Australian heritage whole rack of lamb; bone-in veal chops; New Bedford sea scallops and more. Mouthwatering sides include corn crème brûlée, Alaskan king crab and rock shrimp mac and cheese, and the favorite crispy Hasselback potato with smoked sea salt, truffle butter and chive cream cheese sauce.
Guests will always want to save room for dessert. Classics include peanut butter pie with peanut butter chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache, and crushed peanut crust; triple-layer key lime pie with an almond graham cracker crust, fresh whipped cream and lime “caviar”; and triple chocolate bombe with milk chocolate mousse, toasted almonds and marshmallow, and white chocolate ganache. Each dish is a truly exceptional way to cap off your evening.
There is a reason why Dominick’s has remained one of the Valley’s most in-demand restaurants for over a decade. Incredible food, first-rate service and one of the best upscale ambiances in town make it a winning combination time and time again.
For more information about Dominick’s Steakhouse in Scottsdale and to make a reservation, visit dominickssteakhouse.com.