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10434 E Jomax Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-6064 (N Alma School Road)
+1 480-585-6969
16:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great bread, excellent martinis, terrific entries, good service = a special dining experience. Not inexpensive but a good value. Try the chicken, veal or pork Valdastano. Excellent!

Thank Douglas K
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good Italian in a pleasant setting with excellent staff. Seasonings are spot on and portions are good sized. Don't be afraid to sit at the bar to eat... they'll take very good care of you!

Scottsdale, Arizona
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the vibe of this restaurant and the food was amazing, I picked food from the special menu, but the regular menu choices looked amazing. Not able to hear the live music as it was in the bar area, oh well no big deal. The service was also amazing

Thank Dorania M
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We got there after the crowd, and ended up sitting at the bar and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Mike took great care of us as previous reviewer's said he would. The tortellini that my husband had was beyond good while I had some of the best linguine with clams in white sauce I think I've ever had. I recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Neverhome2013
glen ellyn
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377 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had a nice meal with good service. It was just hard to hear the person across the table speak. To be fair, the table next to us was obnoxiously loud to the point of playing music on an iPhone before someone in my party finally said something.

Thank mudfoot
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222 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The prosciutto with melon was outstanding and we had a special beet salad that was special! My wife had a flattened pork chop with mozzarella and prosciutto with a brown sauce- excellent. I had veal piccata also very good. Sauce with penne as a side was great. Tiramisu excellent. Decor a little dark but that's... More 

Thank Mark S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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230 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Located in an upscale area. Food and service very good. A bit pricey, however, both food and alcohol. We all enjoyed our dishes.

Thank James C
Phoenix, Arizona
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74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Try Happy Hour with Michael and you'll be hooked! He knows his menu inside and out, is an excellent mixologist , and is very entertaining! Food is great - a little pricey after Happy Hour- but nice variety of fresh veggies, seafood and entrees.

1 Thank Robert P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Gianfranco has a new owner and the place has never been better. The food, the service the atmosphere is just BETTER. Went from better than average to BIG CITY outstanding.

Thank Arty T
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I met a friend there for dinner on Valentine's Day. The food was very average. The portions were small. I ordered the chicken martini which was good. She had the fish which was good. The bread was stale. They poured a good glass of wine though. But it took an hour and a half to deliver our dinner. And we... More 

Thank Dave C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10434 E Jomax Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-6064
    (N Alma School Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-585-6969

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?