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Good eats near Marriott Desert Ridge?

UpgradeQueen Mar 10, 2008 03:05 PM

Is there a fun place nearby (5-10 min drive from Pinnacle Peak near 56th) where 3 adults could have a civilized non-steakhouse dinner and good wine? Or are we better off just eating at one of the resort venues - Roy's, Tuscany's, Blue Sage. Not looking for club or music, just good food. Thanks!

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    duck833 RE: UpgradeQueen Mar 10, 2008 04:07 PM

    I would try Kierland Commons area, Zinc Bistro is there, rated #1 French Bistro in Valley. I love their Steak Frites. Greene House is next door, good eats also.

    1. mamamia RE: UpgradeQueen Mar 10, 2008 04:21 PM

      You won't be far from Sol y Sambra @ DC Ranch - a 10 minute drive.

      DC Ranch Market Street Restaurant List:

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        Booger RE: UpgradeQueen Mar 11, 2008 10:59 AM

        I actually liked Malee's Thai Bistro in Desert Ridge (you could walk there). They have varied menu (including sushi - which I didn't try, but hear good things about).

        They are the type of place to have good drinks, and wine (but didn't try, as we were there on a business lunch). Had a special on the board of a Pomegranate Martini, which sounded wonderful to me.

        Otherwise, DC Ranch is relatively close, and many of the restaurants there are upscale, with good wine lists.

        21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050

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