Best Restaurants Near The 2022 Waste Management Phoenix Open

The Valley is welcoming the 2022 Waste Management Phoenix Open, one of the best-attended events in Arizona bringing in hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the world. For those visiting North Scottsdale from now through February 13, check out these restaurants while you’re in town.

Blue Clover Distillery

7042 East Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

To celebrate this year’s WMO event, spectators can enjoy specialty craft cocktails handcrafted right on Blue Clover Distillery’s very own premises. Popular cocktail options include the Scottsdale Sunset ($9) made with Arizona-made Blue Clover Grapefruit Vodka, lemon, Aperol, Prosecco, and lavender bitters, as well as the Lucky Lady ($9) made with Blue Clover Gin, Creme de Violette, elderflower and citrus. Some delicious dining options include a lineup of fresh fan favorites such as hand-tossed pizzas, build-your-own salads, and the green chile breakfast burrito. Blue Clover is offering a 15% discount on the entire bill for those who show their same-day ticket.


21001 N. Tatum Blvd #95, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Add a unique twist to your WMO experience dining amongst life-sized figurines of your favorite comic book characters in the unique atmosphere of ComicX in Desert Ridge Marketplace. On its theme-centric menu, ComicX hosts delicious eats such as the Croc Burger 2.0 ($18) made with two Angus beef patties, Fresno queso sauce, house-smoked bacon, cheddar and American cheese, lettuce, crispy onion, tomato, and garlic aioli, Lantern’s Avocado Fries ($12) made with panko-crusted avocado strips, smoky aioli, feta cheese, and cilantro and the Fluffy S’mores Dip ($10).

Hash Kitchen

14838 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Home of Arizona’s largest Bloody Mary Bar, Scottsdale’s full of life brunch spot will be open during the Waste Management Phoenix Open for their popular daytime dishes like hashes, over-the-top pancakes, and unique brunch eats like cannoli doughnuts ($14) and coconut and almond encrusted French toast ($13). Craft mimosa flights and boba mimosas are also available to keep the party going during WMO.


7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Someburros is a delicious dining option for Phoenix Open attendees craving authentic and flavorful Sonoran-style Mexican food. Options include the Pollo Fundido ($10.55) which is marinated chicken breast wrapped in a deep-fried flour tortilla topped with jalapeno cream cheese, grated cheddar, green onions and served with rice or the Borracho Burro ($10.55) consisting of a soft flour tortilla filled with green chili beef, covered with green sauce and melted cheese and topped with guacamole and sour cream. Authentic beverages include the creamy horchata and the freshly-made strawberry margarita.

The Italian Daughter

23655 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite #120; Scottsdale, AZ 85255

This lively piano bar and restaurant feature an extensive Italian menu with melt-in-your-mouth pasta dishes and stone-fired pizza options. Fan favorites include the Spaghetti Carbonara ($22) made to creamy perfection with fresh spaghetti pasta, pancetta, English peas, Grana Padano, and organic egg yolk and the Handcrafted Butternut Squash Purses ($25) made delicious with brown butter, sage, and amaretti dust. Standout stone-fired pizzas include The Daughter’s White Pie ($17) made with herbed ricotta, fresh mozzarella, Parmigiano, garlic confit, and evoo, and the classic Margherita pizza ($16) created with san Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil and a drizzle of EVOO.

The Mexicano

4801 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Make your way to Phoenix’s brand new restaurant The Mexicano to turn it up a notch with a next-level, day-to-night dining experience. Stand-out menu items include lava rock fajitas served on sizzling lava stones, the smoking grouper ceviche presented in a coconut shell, 36-inch quesadillas, charcoal-grilled prime meats, and seafood such as half chicken, ribeye with chimichurri, and chipotle agave shrimp. The Mexicano also features a build-your-own Michelada bar and a donkey cart with a tequila ice luge and shot glasses to celebrate this annual event with other spectators.

The Sicilian Butcher

15530 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85032

The Sicilian Butcher is a nationally-recognized craft meatball and charcuterie bar specializing in fresh Italian cuisine and is centered on a build-your-own meal experience with hand-rolled meatballs made daily, made-from-scratch pasta, and house-made sauces. Favorites include the 5-foot-long Sicilian in Strada charcuterie board ($16 per person/4 person minimum) made for Phoenix Open party groups and the Italian Saganaki ($15) with imported fontinella cheese, flambeed tableside, lemon and ciabatta. Enjoy your meal with $12 cocktails such as the Violette made with butterfly pea flower italicus, Cocchi americano, apricot liqueur, and hibiscus and acai bitters and the Amalfi Spritz made with prosecco, fiorente elderflower, orchard pear, combier bleu, and Mediterranean tonic.


4712 N. Goldwater Boulevard, Suite 110; Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Parisian-inspired cafe, bistro and wine bar Zinqué at Scottsdale Fashion Square boasts a relaxing and comforting atmosphere where you can indulge in made-from-scratch French pastries including madeleines and croissants, and morning plates like a breakfast sandwich that can be made with prosciutto smoked salmon or avocado. For lunch or dinner, try the Smoked Salmon Carpaccio ($19) with potato gratin dauphinois, the Grilled Whole Branzino ($32) with chimichurri, or Le Bowl ($16) with brown rice (or cauliflower rice), avocado, tomatoes, arugula, Comté, Parmigiano Reggiano, Sriracha mayo and choice of meat (or frittata). Pair these delicious eats with craft cocktails including the Matcha & Melon ($15) made with gin, egg white, Midori, and fresh lime, or the L’Amante ($15) composed of tequila, cilantro, lime, and Fresno chile.