Where to Eat: 3 New Scottsdale Restaurants Worth Visiting

Editorial StaffNovember 8, 2022
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Add these buzzy newcomers to your to-dine list.

Etta. Photo by Adam Kindred
Etta. Photo by Adam Kindred

Nico Doniele and Nick Neuman strive to prove that healthy dining shouldn’t mean sitting in a hole-in-the-wall furnished with artifacts from the ’70s. Virtuous vegetables, amped up with global ingredients, are given vampy looks here.
15507 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-687-3189, lovesante.com

Bright, airy Etta – rustic sib to high-end Maple & Ash – specializes in wood-fired comfort food with trendy touches: meatballs, bubbling shrimp with ginger and chiles, thin-crust pizza and wood-fried chicken with potato purée. All pretty mainstream, all pretty good.
15301 N. Scottsdale Rd.
480-939-4444, ettarestaurant.com

Executive chef Peter McQuaid turns out light, sophisticated fare inspired by the Mediterranean traditions of Greece, Spain, Italy and Morocco.
7501 E. Camelback Rd.
480-590-5676, calascottsdale.com

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