The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show continues to be one of the most popular and well-attended events for equine enthusiasts in the Valley of the Sun. But a day at the event is sure to work up an appetite. Luckily for mindful diners, there are some delicious options nearby. Below is a list of five places to eat near WestWorld of Scottsdale, site of the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, where you can grab some good food and drinks before or after you check out the horses.
15507 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85260 — 3 miles (8 minutes) away from WestWorld of Scottsdale
Located only a few miles from WestWorld, Santé is the new sexy, hidden gem in North Scottsdale and is the perfect spot to fuel up before or after a day at the car auction for brunch, lunch, or a swanky dinner! Take advantage of the mild Arizona winter on the large wrap around patio while enjoying the Ferrari of dishes, Force of Nature Bison Filet. Grass-fed and finished bison filet served with root vegetable mash, asparagus, radish, and parmesan.
Santé is a full service beyond organic restaurant and “grab & gourmet” marketplace that features a menu with a curated global cuisine, in a hip and biophilic environment. For more information about Santé, visit lovesante.com or follow on Instagram.
15147 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85260 — 3 miles (8 minutes) from WestWorld of Scottsdale
Using only the freshest ingredients, a “secret recipe” pizza sauce, handmade mozzarella cheese and dough, the award-winning pizzeria is located conveniently near WestWorld at Scottsdale Quarter. Grimaldi’s is open Monday-Thursday 4pm to 9pm, Friday 4pm to 10pm, Saturday 11am to 10pm, Sunday 11am to 9pm. For more information, visit grimaldispizzeria.com or call the store at 480-596-4070.
Breakfast classics are remixed and reimagined at Hash Kitchen, a buzzy brunchery with Instagrammable, creative daytime dishes and the state’s largest build-your-own Bloody Mary bar where guests can customize their cocktail from start to finish with housemade Bloody Mary mixes, house-infused spirits and over 50 craft toppings. The innovative concept combines over-the-top menu items with a next-level party atmosphere complete with social-media-worthy wall art and rotating guest DJs and turntables on the weekends. Popular, extravagant menu items include the Banana Split Brioche ($14) made with caramelized bananas, sweet mascarpone, warm salted caramel drizzle, walnuts and topped with an ice cream cone and any of the restaurant’s unique cocktails like the HK Boozy Bucket ($14) mixed with lemon lime syrup, 99 flavors watermelon, tequila, a watermelon White Claw and garnished with a spicy Tajin rim.
8777 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale; (480) 947-3214
14838 North Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale; (480) 361-5228
5415 E. High Street, Phoenix 85054 — 6 miles (10 minutes) away from WestWorld of Scottsdale
The casual neighborhood restaurant in the heart of High Street features handcrafted pastas, mouthwatering pizzas, wine cocktails along with an extensive wine list. Plus, happy hour is everyday till 5pm offering the popular Truffle Pasta & Meatballs ($14).
Humble Bistro is open Monday-Thursday 12pm to 9pm, Friday-Saturday 11am to 10pm, Sunday 11am to 9pm, and brunch from 11am to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit humblebistro.com and follow on Instagram.
The Italian Daughter
23655 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite #120, Scottsdale — 6.9 miles (11 minutes) away from WestWorld of Scottsdale
This lively piano bar and restaurant features an extensive Italian menu with melt-in-your-mouth pasta dishes and stone fired pizza options. Fan favorites include the Spaghetti Carbonara ($22) made to a creamy perfection with fresh spaghetti pasta, pancetta, English peas, Grana Padano and an organic egg yolk and the Handcrafted Butternut Squash Purses ($25) made delicious with brown butter, sage and amaretti dust. Standout stone fired pizzas include The Daughter’s White Pie ($17) made with herbed ricotta, fresh mozzarella, parmigiano, garlic confit and evoo and the classic Margherita pizza ($16) created with san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil and a drizzle of evoo. For more information, visit www.theitaliandaughter.com.