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Fat Ox

6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5417
+1 480-307-6900
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6316 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5417
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had arranged a special birthday celebration for my wife. From the time we arrived at the Fat Ox the experience coud not have been more perfect. We had pre-ordered the meal for our group of 14, which made it really convenient. The wait staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kenneth432
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Admittedly did not eat dinner here. Given the deliciousness of the Panna Cotta, no doubt this is one of the best restaurants in Scottsdale. Stopped in Friday Night for an after-dinner drink and dessert. Loved the bar scene. Chef evidently owns a couple other fantastic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GeoffChing88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every member of our party loved our dinners. Appetizers, salads and entree’s were delicious. We ate at the bar and Billy was awesome. Best meal I’ve had in awhile.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dreynolds261
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This is the place to be. Glossy, glassy, lit up and attractive, the Fat Ox beckons from the moment you see it gleaming in the distance. Truly outstanding service. Front desk staff was sincerely welcoming - wished us Happy Anniversary - smiled and made small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VictoriaZ519
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here on the recommendation of a local resident. We went on a Wednesday night so it was at about half capacity. The decor was modern with the most comfortable seats we’ve ever sat in at any restaurant (nice and firm...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tomchele
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have always had a great experience when coming to the Fat Ox but Friday night was even better. We were seated on the patio and waited on by a team of servers (they use the team approach at this restaurant and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BizBag
Reviewed 21 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank david_patridge
Reviewed 19 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Yahooer
Reviewed 17 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jen L
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KathyGabe
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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