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Fat Ox

6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5417
+1 480-307-6900
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  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5417
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Reviewed yesterday

Had an excellent meal at Fat Ox last night - 5 courses which were each excellent and featured great presentation and palate pleasing flavors. If I had a complaint it would be that the table-side Caesar Salad was a bit heavy handed with the lemon...More

Thank david_patridge
Reviewed 3 days ago

Anyone who doesn't order the meatball appetizer is missing out on one of the truly wonderful dishes in the world. The world. Not Scottsdale. Not Arizona. Not The West. The world. It was so good, we stopped in again, before we left Arizona to have...More

Thank Yahooer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant while visiting Scottsdale and had excellent service and a fabulous meal. Each of us in our party had three courses. Started off with the Caesar salad, and this isn’t just any Caesar. It was light and very flavorful. And they mashed...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant for happy hour as a friend recommended it, and we are glad she did. The food and service by Brittany were great. We had the squid in its ink appetizer and the steak, which was very tasty and soft....wow!!! Fantastic!!!...More

Thank KathyGabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who thought they could improve on years of traditional Italian food? Clean, beautiful ingredients mixed with a few special touches, a chef that has a great pallet makes this place really special. The flavors were amazing. Probably the best meal I’ve ever had in a...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating. Friendly greeting and excellent service. Beyond that, the food is mediocre. Almost every other Italian restaurant in the area has better food at much better prices. The only thing on the menu I would recommend is...More

Thank xnycop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to this restaurant and we will be back. The menu is part steak-house, Italian and modern European so no matter your preferred meat, fish or pasta you'll find it. We started out sharing the table-side made Caesar salad and the Affettati Misti, which...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fat ox was an unexpected delight! Great drinks, great room, great service and the food was excellent! While service and food was A+, I would say that it was a more laid back vibe than super dress up fancy dining--and that was a nice...More

1  Thank kevinsocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time to this restaurant. Service was excellent and dinner delicious. We told them it was our anniversary and they delivered. We highly recommend!

Thank stefanie d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a happy hour meal at this restaurant this week, so we ate a lot of small bites. Everything we had was delicious, without exception. The focus is mainly on Italian food. The atmosphere was great: great music and a cool understated vibe with...More

Thank Deepfocus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5417
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-307-6900
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fat ox is a chef-driven restaurant crafting modern riffs on regional Italian classics. An Italian meal at Fat Ox is an evocative and experiential journey. It starts with a big plate of antipasti and a selection of cured meats. Then it moves on to a small pasta dishes, which is followed by a simple but deliciously prepared protein in a top-of-the-line custom wood burning grill and rotisserie.
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