Newcomers’ Guide to Dining Near Scottsdale Fashion Square

Editorial StaffNovember 8, 2022
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The luxury wing at Scottsdale’s premier retail destination is worth a post-shopping stop.

Francine. Photo by Kyle Ledeboer
Francine. Photo by Kyle Ledeboer

Brought to us by celebrity chef Laurent Halasz, this light, airy spot, specializing in dishes from the South of France, is a beautiful place for beautiful people, and they show up in droves for grilled octopus, steak tartare, salade Niçoise, steak frites and duck à la Provençale.
4710 N. Goldwater Blvd.

Paris meets SoCal at this upscale bistro, café and wine bar located in Scottsdale Fashion Square’s ever-evolving luxury wing. Find French fare such as tartines, charcuterie and ratatouille, and consider a splurge on the grilled whole branzino with chimichurri.
4712 N Goldwater Blvd.

Toca Madera
This dazzling Modern Mexican eatery, a West Hollywood import, offers reinvented Mexican food, much of it organic, vegetarian or vegan. Plan to spend astronomical sums for fried calamari, sashimi Mexicano and American Wagyu cooked on a hot rock.
4736 N. Goldwater Blvd.

This article first appeared in the 2023 City Guide, published by PHOENIX magazine in November 2022.