Phoenix Restaurant Guide
- critics' pick
- best of
11 restaurants found
8880 E. Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85258Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageEssentials
At his shop-meets-restaurant in north Scottsdale, Giovanni Scorzo has assembled a wide-ranging selection of Italian food, including groceries, pastries and...
603 N. Fifth Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
For a desert town, Phoenix has a surprisingly large number of Italian restaurants. Cibo Urban Pizzeria (it's pronounced CHEE-boh) is one of the best. The...
This unassuming Italian grocery and deli in east Mesa is the creation of Walter Bergamaschi and Marti Printy, owners of the adjoining Gelato Dolce Vita. And it’s...
4327 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251Critics' PickBest OfImage
Offering a sophisticated cuisine both rustic and refined, this posh Scottsdale restaurant wows with appetizers like polenta gorgonzola, a tasty beet arugula...
5803 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301Critics' PickBest OfImageReaders' Choice
La Piazza Al Forno, a family-owned, reasonably priced Italian joint, brings plenty of personality to downtown Glendale. In the middle of the action, tossing...
366 N. Gilbert Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234Critics' PickImage
Set in the Heritage Marketplace in downtown Gilbert, Nico Heirloom Kitchen offers upscale Italian fare overseen by James Beard award-nominated chef Gio Osso –...
4231 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018Critics' PickImage
An improbably low-profile restaurant in Arcadia's Gaslight Square, Nook is a kind of trattoria speakeasy: a nice spot for a glass of wine and (mostly) satisfying...
Celeb chef Chris Bianco has worked his magic again, this time concentrating on a tiny menu of sandwiches and salads. Fare is takeout only, and it's expensive,...
4743 N. 20th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016Critics' PickBest OfSponsorSlideshowImageReaders' Choice
Chris Bianco, one of Phoenix's best-known chefs and restaurateurs, has expanded his local empire with this cozy bistro in the Town and Country Shopping Center. A...
623 E. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Somehow, Phoenix is a pizza town, known far and wide for its innovative pies. Actually, we know how, and why: It's because of Chris Bianco, the passionate,...
3701 N. Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Gio Osso's Italian food isn't afraid to reach beyond the boot, or even beyond the Mediterranean. His frequently changing menu has offered rib-eye with...