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90. Brunch Burger from Orange Table
When it comes to brunch, there's no shortage of options in Old Town Scottsdale. The center for shopping, arts, and nightlife has something for everyone and it's always bustling. But that's why we love escaping to Orange Table, a small restaurant located just off the Civic Center Plaza. While sitting on the covered patio (with a four-legged friend, if you choose) you can forget that you're right in the middle of it all and find a cozy place for a casual meal.
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Plus, Orange Table's Brunch Burger is just about the best way to start a lazy Sunday. It perfectly combines breakfast and lunch into one, incredibly filling dish. Order it and you'll get a moist, flavorful half-pound patty of ground Angus beef topped with a layer of potato hash and a fried egg. Enjoying this burger is a pretty messy matter, but the combination of beef, runny egg yolk and crisp hash is just about perfect.
The maple mayo, drizzled inside the toasted bun, adds just a touch of sweetness to the whole mixture, with a side of super thin potato chips on the side to offer a counterbalance of salt. Be sure to wash it down with a Bloody Mary (with housemade blood concoction) or a tall glass of coffee soda and you'll be ready to take on the day.
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