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ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

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6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (Formerly Cafe ZuZu) (69th Street and Indian School Road)
+1 480-421-7997
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Phoenix, Arizona
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79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been here twice. Awesome atmosphere with a time warp to the 60's and 70's with a contemporary flair. The food is delicious. My son had an Orange and Ginger seared Ahi Salad, while I tried a wedge salad and a "small plate" of Pan Seared Gnocchi. Excellent! Great place to also enjoy a beer or a cocktail. Rather expensive but... More 

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Thank bobbyza
Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. We hope to see you again! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast, lunch -- oh, so good. Healthy, yummy food, great service, and a really cool place. Enjoy this updated, nostalgic place where Presidents, movie stars and special people, like me, like to come! ha. We're all in it together. You're special too, so don't miss it.

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Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastic prepared well and on time, its not often to have room service where everything is that good and warm.

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Thank Itsmoehere
Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast! Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. More 

Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any meal is wonderful here, breakfast, lunch or dinner. The staff is very helpful and friendly. I will continue to return when I can.

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Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

Thanks, Huey! More 

Apache Junction, Arizona
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok. Pricey though. They had a whisky special for $6 and if you order it on the rocks they charge you $1 for the ice. Waiter was not knowledgeable about menu. Food had good taste but watch what time you go due to limited menu at certain times.

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Thank Loretta A
Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

I am very sorry for the lack of menu knowledge exhibited by our staff; our restaurant manager has taken steps to correct this. $1 is charged for spirits on the rocks because we pour 2 ounces instead of the standard 1.5 ounces. I apologize that this was not clearly communicated to you. Thank you for your feedback, we'd love another... More 

Arizona
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the retro styling of ZuZu but they offer a very limited menu particularly in the evenings. More suited to good cocktails and bar food but not for big dinner. Breakfast served in a.m. but again somewhat limited menu although food was good.

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Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

We are sorry if you did not find enough options on our menu. Thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us. More 

Holladay, Utah
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The lemon filled french toast was heavenly. The potatoes and omelets were too. The options given satisfied everyone in our group. We really enjoyed our meal.

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Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for the great review. More 

Oakville, Canada
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Variety of foods and tasty coffee. Great first thing in the morning. They also allow you to purchase and take away

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Thank timetotravel81
Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for your review! More 

Minnesota
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109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went to breakfast here the first morning and service was horrible. Took forever to greet our table and the restaurant was not even half-full. Drinks took another 10+ minutes. Food WAS very good. The next two mornings we just ordered from room service and service was prompt. We did have an issue with burned bagels, but after a call back... More 

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Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your experience at ZuZu, and your comments will certainly be addressed. We would love another chance to create a great meal for you and appreciate your feedback. Thank you. More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We went to ZuZu last night, place was fairly busy. We got seated right away but waited about 10 minutes for our server to show up. She didn't introduce herself or anything, not personable at all. She did not make any recommendations for appetizers or drinks or anything. My husband ordered ice tea and it seriously took 10 minutes to... More 

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Thank Cali1982
Kristin_Heggli, Public Relations Manager at ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, responded to this review

It was extremely upsetting to learn of your experience the other night in ZuZu, and I want to thank you for taking the time to bring it to our attention. The inadequacies you pointed out are indeed unacceptable, and we have already taken steps necessary to correct them. I assure you that our signature style of ice-tea service has not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $26
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (Formerly Cafe ZuZu)
    (69th Street and Indian School Road)
  • Public Transportation: The South West corner of 69th Street and Indian School
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-421-7997
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Valley Ho
Description
There's nothing like simple food made well. ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho serves forth seasonal American food, using fresh, local ingredients. The kitchen is presided over by Executive Chef Charles Wiley, who was named one of "America's Ten Best New Chefs" by Food & Wine Magazine. The restaurant features booth and table seating, a beautiful courtyard patio, and a retro-modern lounge.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?