We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rare Earth Coffee and Wine Bar

28190 N Alma School Pkwy, Ste 209, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-8054
+1 480-513-6252
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
23 Aug 2016
“Neighborehood place with awesome food”
17 May 2016
“To T-Brie or not to T-Brie, that is the question.”
Closed Now
All hours
American, Pizza, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28190 N Alma School Pkwy, Ste 209, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-8054
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Regrettably, after too few years this quaint wine bar has closed. It was too soon and too bad. They had some of the best pizzas and salads that I have ever tasted and the wines were quite good and reasonably priced. I still had a...More

Thank mymegaman
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My wife and I visited Rare Earth on Alma School Road in Scottsdale, AZ on a Monday afternoon at about 13:30 in May, 2016. On the sidewalk of the middle-East side of the shopping area at the bottom of a stone staircase there is a...More

Thank DrTurbodad
Reviewed 4 May 2016

They have gluten free items (both Pizza and Salads). They offer entertainment on weekends (check for exact times and days) and the environment is a great casual experience.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Enjoyed lunch there twice. Delightful and attentive staff and nice menu choices. Loved starting with a hummus platter. We were very pleased with all our choices. Inexpensive. Would like to try their pizza sometime.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I was part of a group of hikers and mountain bikers who went to Rare Earth for lunch after participating in a fundraising event on the weekend. Rare Earth has a half sandwich and half salad lunch special, and I had a Goodfella sandwich and...More

Thank 4slomo
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Visited the Men's Room and there was no soap. As I came out a waiter was going in. I told him there was no soap. He said - Oh that's OK. I said NO it is not; this is a restaurant go and get some...More

1  Thank DesertDweller932
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Still the best pizza in town; but the service is so poor that the quality of the food can no longer compensate. After waiting 22 minutes for someone to greet the table after we were seated, we were told that the wine we always ordered...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We came here with a Groupon which is a good thing since the full price for 2 glasses of wine and 2 individual pizzas would have been over $80. They have a basic price for the pizza then charge through the nose for each and...More

Thank Kristin2000
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My husband and I took a drive on a Saturday and stopped at Rare Earth for a late lunch. We sat on the balcony overlooking a beautiful part of the Pinnacle Peak area of Scottsdale. The menu had several different types of items: salads, sandwiches,...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We got some good pizza and apps (pretzel board) and enjoyed the live music a lot. Google had some trouble navigating right to it, it's above the Rosati's.

Thank Matt A
Nearby HotelsSee all 75 hotels in Scottsdale
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
2,077 reviews
1.47 km away
Discover Resorts at Troon
1 review
2.97 km away
Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton
2,283 reviews
9.85 km away
Carefree Resort
669 reviews
10.94 km away
Nearby Restaurants
321 reviews
1.48 km away
277 reviews
1.47 km away
Onyx Bar & Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
60 reviews
1.43 km away
Saguaro Blossom
13 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pinnacle Peak Park
789 reviews
2.04 km away
Tom's Thumb Trail
269 reviews
7.30 km away
Brown's Ranch Trailhead
71 reviews
2.15 km away
Phoenix Herpetological Society
31 reviews
6.42 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
3 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ArizonaTwo | Reviewed this property |
What is the question?
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28190 N Alma School Pkwy, Ste 209, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-8054
    (E Dynamite Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Troon North
  • Neighbourhood: Troon North
  • Phone Number: +1 480-513-6252
Rare Earth offers the finest thin-crust pizza in Scottsdale. Beautiful views of the McDowell Mountains, a friendly staff and an enjoyable boutique-style wine list makes this a fantastic and comfortable experience for everyone. Monday every bottle of wine is half off all day. Enjoy Happy Hour every day from 4pm to 6pm. Check our website for entertainment, beer tasting and wine tasting events. You may also host your private event, big or small including fundraisers at Rare Earth. We look forward to meeting you.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing