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AZ 88

7353 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414 (Downtown Scottsdale)
(480) 994-5576
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Ranked #43 of 1,010 restaurants in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Rockwall, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is definitely unique & trendy, perfect for people watching. Order the Hell's Fire chips with blue cheese & hot sauce. The Bigger Mac burger & Blue Cheese & Bacon burger were incredible. The burgers are big, so splitting them is a good idea. Wonderful drinks & atmosphere.

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Albany, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We tend to eat dinner later than most and were thrilled to find this gem of a place that also serves late! This place is really cool, especially at night, with it's great patio and neat lighting. We ate here a few times during our stay and the food is delicious! Great martinis as well. You can't go wrong here!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We always dine at AZ 88 twice during each of our annual Scottsdale vacations. The food is fantastic. We always split an order of Diamond Lil's Teriyaki Chicken and substitute extra fruit and vegies for the waffle fries. Be sure to get a table outside because the people watching can't be beat! It's worth waiting for and try to get... More

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Canton, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This restaurant is more approachable than it seems at first glance. It looks sleek, trendy, expensive, someplace I would save for a special occasion. It is sleek and trendy, but it's mostly good sandwiches at reasonable prices! And on a Wednesday night there was a DJ playing really good music! There was no dancing, and the DJ was partially hidden... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When I arrived at this restaurant, I expected that the artwork and trendy vibe would overshadow the dining experience. Happy to report that I was wrong. One of the best club sandwiches I've ever had was the "7353 Club" (add the optional hard boiled egg and havarti), and the St Petersburg chips were unique and outstanding. My son's burger was... More

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Came here as part of a food tour and loved the ice cream sundae! The service was great, and the cocktails were also excellent. I would definitely come here again!

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We have been enjoying AZ88 since we moved to Scottsdale in 1994. They opened in '88, thus the name. They have redecorated multiple times, some designs have been better than others. My favorite was when the pony walls were glass, filled with broken Martini glasses. It was very unique and people still talk about it. They have added outdoor dining,... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Honestly we've walked by this place a hundred times. The patio is sleek and modern; in fact the whole place looks very trendy- and expensive. It wasn't! Average prices for Scottsdale this place is a real fun gem! We sat on the patio and were able to enjoy the free Sunday afternoon concerts that were going on in the park.... More

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Los Alamos
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

One of our group steered us to this hidden gem. It has a bit of an outlandish feel to it with slightly left of center decor but nothing offensive, more "cutting edge". The thing about this bar that makes it a step above the usual martini bar is the exceptional attention to their martinis. My husband struggles to find a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We've been eating at AZ 88 since they open ... and always love to go for dinner or lunch on our trips to Scottsdale from Maui ..we eat out all over the world and AZ 88 is a Top ten favorite ,..a great location

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