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Top 10 must-try restaurants in Old Town, Scottsdale

Dinner party.

In Scottsdale, Old Town is the place to be. This downtown area is a sprawling collection of boutique stores, cultural attractions, trendy clubs, and world-class hotels. With so many things to experience, you’ll inevitably find yourself hungry from all the exploring.

Fortunately, anyone who’s living in Scottsdale, AZ knows that Old Town is home to world-class restaurants. If you’re in this part of town, make sure to book a table at these establishments:

Franco’s Italian Caffe

Get a taste of Florence right at the heart of Scottsdale at Franco’s Italian Caffe. Run by native Florentine Franco Fazzuoli, this upscale restaurant serves authentic Italian fare, such as Filet Mignon All’Arrabiata, Bistecca Fiorentina, and Spaghetti Salsa Cruda.

The Mission

There’s nothing more romantic than a sophisticated sit-down dinner, and there’s no better place to enjoy one than at The Mission. Chef Matt Carter uses a “plancha” style grill to concoct delectable modern Latin dishes, such as Crispy Cola Pork, Pork Shoulder Tacos, and Chorizo Porchetta.


FnB takes the saying, “Variety is the spice of life” to heart by changing its menu with the season. It’s also a study in contrast, pairing artfully plated gourmet dishes with the best local craft beer. For its efforts, FnB has received recognition from the James Beard Foundation.

New Wave Market

For an upscale twist on comfort food, check out New Wave Market. Nestle into the sunny vintage-inspired interiors while you enjoy best-sellers like French toast with blueberry balsamic jam, or sandwiches made with hand-rolled ciabatta bread.

With so many excellent restaurants to choose from, is it any wonder why so many foodies call Old Town home? If you want to be part of this neighborhood too, we’re delighted to report that there are Old Town, Scottsdale condos still available. To learn more, call Scott Semer at 480.353.0299 or send an email to scott(at)scottsemerrealestate(dotted)com.