Quiessence Restaurant

6106 S. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85042
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  • Tue.-Sat., 5 p.m.-close
  • $$$; $$$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Catering, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Occasionally, Phoenix diners may find themselves seeking a little break from the desert. In such times, Quiessence, found among the 10-acre pecan groves at the Farm at South Mountain, is a wonderful option. Thanks to the lush foothills and farmland of southern Phoenix, as well as the scenic patio attached to this historic home restaurant, Quiessence may be one of the Valley’s most picturesque eateries. It’s also one of our better restaurants. Co-owner and Executive Chef Dustin Christofolo’s menu of New American cuisine has earned itself four diamonds from AAA, and the wine list has an award of excellence from Wine Spectator. Quiessence offers a leisurely paced dinner, a callback to the several-hour meals of yesteryear. Diners have come to expect a seasonally changing menu of locally sourced meat and from-the-farm additions like vegetables, eggs, herbs, and edible flowers. Special dinners, markets, classes, and the neighboring Soil & Seed Garden also serve to keep things fresh around here.

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