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Italian Grotto

3915 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4418
+1 480-994-1489
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible23%
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3915 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4418
Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Reviewed yesterday

After an afternoon exploring the shops of Old Scottsdale, we were in search of a spot to relax & have a casual dinner. Studying the menu outside, we were given some encouragement from a restaurant employee, to enter & enjoy the cuisine. The room is...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance was excellent, food quality excellent and service great. Over all ambiance was spectacular and location was the best

Thank hworrell
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were a party of four and ordered some wine and several menu items. The service was fast with a hint of "back east attitude." Being from Boston originally, I felt right at home! The food was good... not like my Mother's cooking... but good....More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place is fine if you like being treated like they don't want you there.....the bar tender was rude and unhelpful. When I asked "what's good to eat here" he responded with "nothing the food sucks here". I attempted to let the "manager" know about...More

2  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. The server and the host were very welcoming, so we have no complaints there. The food, however, left much to be desired. I got the Eggplant Mushroom Parmesan, the eggplant was soggy and drowning in oil and...More

Thank fuschia_willow
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Local restaurant and bar in Old Town Scottsdale recommended to us by our driver but was nothing special . . . The restaurant staff enjoys their own sarcasm and sharp tongue. The host was comical towards our group, but almost rude to another party desiring...More

Thank AnnBertschin
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had to come back. Great hospitality. LISTEN TO STAFF when they give advice... Especially regarding their great wines. They pride themselves in being a bit sarcastic. We felt completely at home. And food?? You'll not do better this side of Italy!

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I expected good Italian food and got below average spaghetti sauce and watery Chicken Marsala. The place is all black inside like they are trying to hide something. Kind of depressing and unappetizing.

Thank themaxsmith
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a great neighborhood bar in Old Town Scottsdale. the drinks are liberal and well priced and the food is good.

Thank JackinSF
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited on Friday evening just after a Spring Training game finished so the place was busy and very loud. We were seated without a wait by the maitre d' (complete with an Italian...eastern seaboard accent). The waiter was quick and the food was hot....More

Thank Brad4242
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katie c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3915 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4418
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-994-1489
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