Shinbay

The omakase room by Shinji Kurita is a bucket-list dining experience for adventurous epicureans. Reservations required; $225 per person. Hours: Wed-Sun 5:45-10p / closed Mon-Tues Phone: 480-361-1021 Website  

Nobu

Critically acclaimed Japanese chain offers family-style dining adventure with culinary distinction. Reservations Recommended. Hours: Sun-Thurs 5:30-9:45p / Fri-Sat 5:30-10:15p Phone: 480-581-4400 Website  

Cafe Monarch

Sophisticated, prix-fixe New American meals in an elegant, chandelier-lit space with outdoor tables. Reservations Recommended. Jacket required. Hours: Sun-Thurs 5-10:30p / Fri-Sat 5p-midnight Phone: 480-970-7682 Website  

Binkley’s

Chic restaurant showcasing inventive New American meals made with carefully sourced ingredients. Prepaid reservations required; one seating only at 6:30. Hours: Wed-Sat 6:30-9:30p / closed Sun-Tues Phone: 602-388-4874 Website  

Carcara

Native American and Sonoran-inspired cuisine with handcrafted cocktails in a curated space.   Hours: Daily 3-11p Phone: 602-817-5400 Website

Compass Arizona

Take in 360-degree views of the valley’s mountains and cityscape in the only revolving restaurant in Arizona.   Hours: Wed-Thurs, Sun 5-9p / Fri-Sat 5-9:30p / closed Mon-Tues Phone: 602-440-3166 Website