Arizona Restaurant Week Is Back: Here Are 23 Places for a Dinner Date Under $70

Fuego at The Clarendon in Phoenix (Photo by Robert Gundran)

By Robert Gundran

May 24, 2023

Restaurant week is here, and over 150 restaurants in Arizona are participating, offering specialized menus that range from $33 per couple to $55 per person. 

Arizona Restaurant Week is meant to show off the state as one of the top culinary destinations in the United States. 

It runs until May 28 and returns Sept. 8-17. 

Here are 23 different restaurants participating in Arizona Restaurant Week where you can grab dinner for two for under $35 a person. All menus listed here are $33 per person unless otherwise noted. 

Phoenix

Wren & Wolf

2 N. Central Ave. #101, Phoenix

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First course: Strawberry and whipped honey ricotta salad, avocado Caesar salad, W&W meatballs, or ahi tuna tartare

Second course: Fried cauliflower, pipian mole, cotija, pickled cabbage, and candied pepitas

Third course: Butter cake with strawberry and basil preserves, sweet cream cheese, and vanilla ice cream or Meyer lemon cake with vanilla bean Bavarian cream and mint

Fuego at the Clarendon

401 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix

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First course: Spinach salad, house salad, or spicy veggie tostada

Second course: Pernil asado, peasant paella, chicken chile relleno, or vegetable enchiladas

Third course: Ancho chile torte or horchata bread pudding

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill & Wine Bar

2502 E. Camelback Road, Suite 140, Phoenix

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First course: Seasonal soup, field greens, romaine Caesar salad, or spinach and strawberry salad

Second course: Cedar plank-roasted salmon, 6 oz. wood-grilled filet mignon, or caramelized grilled sea scallops

Third course: Cinnamon crumb cake mini, pecan pie mini, Belgian chocolate s’mores mini, key lime pie mini, raspberry chocolate chip cannoli mini, cookies ‘n’ cream mini, tiramisu mini, or oatmeal cookie cream pie mini

The Mexicano

4801 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix

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First course: Chicken tinga empanadas or shrimp cocktail

Second course: The original TJ Caesar or ensalada fresca

Third course: Three taco plate, birria enchiladas, or pollo asado fajitas

Fourth course: Flan. 

SFIZIO Modern Italian Kitchen

21050 N. Tatum Blvd. #110, Phoenix

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First course: Meatballs, eggplant rollatini, or Caesar salad

Second course: Gnocchi sorrentina, short rib rigatoni, or pollo parmigiana

Third course: Tiramisu or panna cotta

East Valley

Second Story Restaurant & Liquor Bar

4166 N. Scottsdale Road #102, Scottsdale

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First Course: Heart of gem Caesar salad or heirloom melon and burrata salad 

Second course: Crispy sushi rice or chili fettuccine alfredo 

Third course: Pressed jerk chicken or cast-iron grouper

Chauncey Social 

17767 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale

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First course: Caprese salad, shrimp scampi, or kung pao cauliflower

Second course: Grilled salmon bowl, prime rib dip, or brick chicken 

Third course: Red velvet cake pops with Philadelphia cream cheese icing 

RnR Gastropub

3737 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

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First course: Apple gorgonzola salad, animal fries, pretzel bites, or popcorn chicken 

Second course: Blackened salmon, RnR burger, or two rock shrimp, chicken, or ahi tacos

Third course: Espresso martini or chocolate martini 

Dolce Vita Gelato & Grocery 

5251 E. Brown Road #103, Mesa

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First course: Penelle and crocche, meatball, or eggplant meatball 

Second course: Lasagna, tagliatelle dolce vita, or cotoletta primavera 

Third course: Cannolo, millefoglie, or a medium cup of gelato 

Ling’s Wok Shop

20511 N. Hayden Road #100, Scottsdale

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First course: Korean cauliflower, black orchid ahi, chicken lettuce wraps, or brussels sprouts 

Second course: Thai quinoa salad, cucumber salad, or Asian chopped salad 

Third course: The Monsoon, Crown Jewel, Tso What, New Wave pad thai, Ling’s seafood hot pot, or Honey Walnut

Liz Modern Asian

15323 N. Scottsdale Road #145, Scottsdale

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First course: Scallion focaccia di recco or chinese chicken salad 

Second course: Brained pork belly reginette, peking duck tagliatelle, Asian beef brisket ragu, salt and pepper shrimp and chili chicken, or Mongolian steak 

Third course: Cake, ice cream, or cookies 

WKP Sports & Entertainment 

10438 N. Fort McDowell Road, Scottsdale

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First course: WKP chicken nachos or crispy shrimp 

Second course: Jack Daniel’s pork ribs, chipotle BBQ bison meatloaf, beer-battered cod, seafood po-boy, or tropical grilled chicken sandwich 

Third course: Apple pie nachos or funnel cake fries 

North of Phoenix

Chilleen’s on 17

33150 Coldwater Road, Black Canyon City

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First course: House salad, Caesar salad, loaded potato skins, fried pickles, or wings 

Second course: 10 oz. top sirloin steak and two jumbo fried shrimp, bbq platter with beef and pork ribs and brisket, brisket mac and cheese, or blackened cod filet 

Third course: Apple pie, a brownie, or strawberry shortcake 

Hassayampa Smokehouse BBQ

169 E. Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg

First course: Brisket chili, fried pickle spears, or smoked potato skins 

Second course: Smoke brisket, hatch chili sausage, or seared verlasso salmon

Third course: Half-baked cookie, brulee cheesecake, or strawberry rhubarb biscuit 

Sound Bites Grill

101 N. State Route 89A, Sedona

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First course: House salad or veggie minestrone

Second course: Chicken picatta

Third course: Dessert trio

Teatro Italian Food & Wine (Brunch and Lunch only)

16 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff

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Brunch

First course: Antipasto platter. 

Second course: Poached eggs or gnocchi 

Third course: Crepes or Teatro ricotta

Lunch

First course: Zuppa del Giorno or insalata di Cesare

Second course: Panino caprese, panino con polpette, spaghetti bolognese, or chicken pesto linguine 

Third course: Panna cotta dello Teatro or gelato e sorbetto della casa 

Multiple Locations

Fly Bye ($33 per 2 people)

Two locations

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First course: Brussels salad, Roma salad, house-made mozzarella sticks, meatball sub, or Italian hoagie

Second course: Five chicken tenders or six chicken wings

Third course: Regular Detroit-style pizza or 12 inch hand-stretched pizza 

Zinburger ($33 per 2 people)

Three locations

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First course: Hand-cut or sweet potato fries

Second course: Zinburger, Samburger, West Coast chicken, California burger bowl, or farm salad with grilled chicken 

Third course: Slice of banana cream or chocolate pie 

The Sicilian Butcher 

Three locations

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First course: Mussels or pull-apart garlic bread 

Second course: House or classic Caesar salad 

Third course: Mafalde & Tomaso’s famous meatballs, fazzoletti, or braised short ribs 

Fourth course: Strawberry tiramisu or cannoli siciliano 

Kona Grill

Two locations

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First course: Ribeye meatballs, picasso roll, or sweet & bleu salad

Second course: Cilantro lime chicken, sweet-chili glazed salmon, prime rib, or Kona stir fry 

Third course: New York cheesecake or double-stack brownie 

Black Angus Steakhouse

Four locations

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First course: Garden salad, loaded baked potato soup, steak soup, crispy fried garlic-pepper zucchini, or loaded potato skins 

Second course: 6 oz. filet mignon center cut, 12 oz. New York strip center cut, ¾ pound cut of prime rib, 12 oz. top sirloin center cut, fire-grilled chicken breasts, or fire-grilled shrimp

Third course: New York style cheesecake, Sky-High Mud Pie, spiced carrot cake, or Big Mountain chocolate fudge cake 

Culinary Dropout

Five Locations

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First course: Soft pretzels and fondue, house smoked salmon, or antipasti plate 

Second course: Beer-battered fish and chips, meatloaf, spicy vegan curry, fried chicken, or turkey pastrami sandwich 

Third course: Mississippi mud pie, caramelized banana bar, or grasshopper pie soft serve 

Z’Tejas

Two locations

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First course: Bacon-wrapped asparagus or fried zucchini 

Second course: Side salad

Third course: Shrimp pasta or crusted pepita chicken 

Fourth course: Strawberry shortcake tres leches

Author

  • Robert Gundran

    Robert Gundran grew up in the Southwest, spending equal time in the Valley and Southern California throughout his life. He graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2018 and wrote for The Arizona Republic and The Orange County Register.

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