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AZ 88

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Scottsdale
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7353 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414
+1 480-994-5576
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11:30 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite bar/restaurant in Scottsdale. The service has always been fantastic and extremely friendly. Joe the bartender makes the best mojitos! I look forward to my vacation in Scottsdale every April and AZ88 is the first stop we make!

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1 Thank Lisa S
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our wait person was not happy to be assisting us which did not start the experience out on a positive note. The food was adequate but nothing very special. Did not try any of the drinks so cannot comment. The He/She bathroom had what my friend and I considered disturbing videos in them certainly not appropriate for children and most... More 

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1 Thank Jan B
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a world where restaurants come and go AZ 88 has stood the test of time. Don't do what I did "so how did you come up with the name AZ 88? "Reply......"We opened in 1988 "my reply, "Dah!".. so that should tell you something. It's not on the main drag, and it's been there almost 30 years. That's impressive!Quality... More 

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Thank dale t
New London, Connecticut
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just arrived in Phoenix and we had to wait 3 hours for someone else. So we went to Scottsdale for lunch. This is a very nice restaurant. You can sit in or outdoors. People are courteous and polite. The menu is not overwhelming. I had the BLT with waffle fries. My friend had the portobello mushroom sandwich with waffle fries.... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant while on our Arizona Food Tours lunch tour. The decor is very interesting and the food was delicious. Make sure to try one of their Bloody Mary drinks!

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Thank Jane S
Arizona
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524 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to AZ 88. We pretty much enjoyed the first about a year or so ago. Last night, not so much. The Final Four basketball tourney is in the area and there are scads of visitors in Greater Phoenix because of that, luckily, we gave ourselves extra time before a performance at Scottsdale Center for the... More 

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Thank travelertoo2
San Diego, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Use to travel to Scottsdale very frequently & would visit this laid back but always cool place on each visit- been going there for fun for years. But it has been several years since my last visit.... so I was thrilled to see that not only was it still there--- it was still very popular and still very cool. The... More 

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Thank Gr82bnSanDiego
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good but this is a great outdoor spot for cocktails, especially in the evening. Overlooks the courtyards.

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Thank AMS0924
Scottsdale
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Three of us went for dinner on a Wednesday night. Upon arriving at the restaurant we were immediately impressed with the modern and clean decor, especially the huge gleaming silver back bar. We were seated quickly and took a few minutes to decide on drinks and the Hell's Fire Chips appetizer. The homemade chips come with hot sauce and sprinkled... More 

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Thank John W
Rockwall, Texas
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535 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

After reading reviews of AZ 88, we were so excited to have a martini and dinner here - but we had a horrible experience! We dined here early on a Saturday and the place was 1/4 full. We picked a front table with a view over the patio and grounds and it was quite nice. We placed our order for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7353 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-994-5576

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?