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15 BEST Brunch Spots in Scottsdale, AZ (All Your Morning Favorites!)

Margaret Carter

Margaret Carter, Updated October 8, 2022

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Scottsdale, Arizona, is a great place to live or travel to for a vacation. There are fantastic hikes, excellent museums, and some of the best golf courses in the country. All that sightseeing and golfing is bound to make you hungry! We’ve put together the 15 best brunch spots in Scottsdale so you know where to go and what to order for a fantastic mid-morning meal. 

You’ll find some truly incredible places, from dive diners to fancy eateries, where you can get everything from comfort foods like Eggs Benedict to breakfast pizza and gaucho steak. Each of these brunch spots offers something a bit different, so take a look and find something that piques your interest! 

1. Butterfield’s Pancake House & Restaurant

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Address: 7388 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | Phone Number: (480) 951-6002

Located in the Village at Shea, Butterfield’s Pancake House & Restaurant is an excellent place for breakfast or brunch. They’re open from 6:30 am to 2:30 pm seven days a week to get your pancake fix for an early breakfast or late lunch! 

Butterfield’s offers some seriously decadent options, from Berry Bliss Toast with Vanilla Mascarpone to Strawberry Nutella French Toast dusted with powdered sugar, but if you’re looking for savory, you’ll find it there, too! The Classic Benny and Corned Beef Hash come highly recommended. 

Even better, this restaurant is great for those requiring gluten-free brunch since they offer gluten-free pancakes and waffles with tons of toppings options. It’s also well known for the service and atmosphere. 


Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: French Toast
Cuisine: Traditional American Breakfast & Brunch

2. Scramble, a Breakfast & Lunch Joint

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Address: 6590 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 | Phone Number: (480) 404-7264

Scramble, a Breakfast & Lunch Joint, is a beautiful diner with indoor and outdoor seating, fantastic food, and early hours. They open at 6 am and don’t close until 2 pm, so you have plenty of leeway each day of the week to stop by and have a great brunch.  

Scramble is well known for its wide selections of coffee, Breakfast Pizzas, Eggs Benedicts, Burritos, and, of course, Scrambles. They also offer griddle cakes in flavors like Berry, Chocolate Chip, Banana Pecan, and Cinnamon Swirl. 

If you’re looking for a brunch with vegan options on the menu and want a smoothie to go, Scramble is the place to be. Just be sure to head back for lunch one day and try one of their wraps! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Breakfast Pizza
Cuisine: Breakfast & Brunch

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3. The Canal Club

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Address: 4925 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 424-6095

Located in the Scott Resort and Spa, The Canal Club is a vintage Cuban-inspired establishment with a gorgeous wooden and glass bar. It’s a classic dining establishment open until 11 pm in the evenings, but they offer breakfast from 7 am to 11 am seven days a week, and brunch from 7 am to 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 

While the Canal Club is known for the Gaucho Steak and Peruvian Hash, don’t miss out on the Churro Donut Holes and Fried Plantains! You’ll also want to try the Shrimp Ceviche, Cubano Braised Pork and Ham Sandwich, or Creole French Toast. 

It has a very homey feel, with just the right amount of class to make for an impressive brunch date. They also offer four brunch-style cocktails for the perfect morning out. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Gaucho Steak
Cuisine: Cuban

4. Hash Kitchen Gainey Ranch

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Address: 8777 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 | Phone Number: (480) 947-3214

Located in the Shops Gainey Village, Hash Kitchen Gainey Ranch is a modular morning hangout created by Chef Joey Maggiore and perfect for brunch any day of the week. They’re open from 7 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday, but hours extend to 3 pm for the weekend. 

Hash Kitchen is about taking traditional dishes and turning them into something creative and new. They offer a Mimosa Flight for brunch, a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, and yummy eats like Cannoli Donuts, Banana Split Brioche French Toast, Carnitas Hash, and Chilaquiles. 

This brunchery caters to locals but always welcomes tourists to give their creations a try. If you’re looking for an alternate location, they have a second Hash Kitchen in Horizon that is just as good! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Avocado Toast
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

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5. Morning Squeeze

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Address: 4233 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 945-4669

Claiming to be Arizona’s “Grooviest Breakfast & Lunch Spot,” Morning Squeeze, located in Oldtown, is all about serving fresh and diverse food that will have you coming back for more. They’re open from 7 am to 2 pm daily, and they know how to do brunch with a twist. 

Morning Squeeze offers a full bar, an extensive coffee list, and delicious meals like Smoked Salmon Benedict with chipotle hollandaise, Vanilla Stuffed French Toast, Tacos, Burritos, and Frisky Chicken. 

If you’re looking for a place to take your pup, they even have dog-friendly patios with a Tail Wagger menu for your furry friend! Make sure they don’t get a taste of your Bloody Mary or Irish Coffee. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish:
Cuisine: Mew American Breakfast & Brunch

6. Farm and Craft Scottsdale

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Address: 4302 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 568-8980

Located right in Old Town, Farm and Craft Scottsdale caters to the food conscientious brunchers looking for vegan, gluten-free, and organic options. It boasts a beautiful bar and outdoor patio that offer a warm vibe for all who come, but brunch is only available on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 3 pm, though breakfast is an every day of the week affair. 

Farm and Craft’s brunch menu leaves nothing to be desired. They have all the classic combos with eggs, bacon, and sausage but also offer Açaí bowls, breakfast sandwiches, poke bowls, and more. Egg whites can be substituted for any meal, and gluten-free options abound. 

If you’re looking for a place that serves up fresh juice, healthy meals, delicious smoothies, and fancy coffee, Farm and Craft should be your first choice! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Salmon Poke Bowl
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

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7. RnR Gastropub

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Address: 3737 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 945-3353

RnR Gastropub is a Southwestern-themed restaurant with a two-story patio and brick facade, serving great drinks and brunch daily from opening until 4 pm. Their motto is that brunch should be considered the best meal of the day! 

RnR offers bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys on Saturdays and Sundays, though their food menu is always an option for orders, as are their single-serve brunch cocktails and towers. On Sundays, you can get a double order of the Coconut Watermelon Tower, made with Los Sundays Coconut Tequila, Watermelon, Agave Nectar, and Muddled Cucumber. 

If you’re looking for decent food with a fantastic drink selection, RnR is the place to go! They might be a bit busy with such great drinks on hand, and reservations aren’t an option, so the earlier you head in, the better! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Chicken Lollipops
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

8. OEB Breakfast Co.

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Address: 17757 N Scottsdale Rd #103, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 | Phone Number: (480) 597-4463

OEB Breakfast Co. is a brightly colored brunch spot with some fun names for their meals. They also work hard to donate to places like Mealshare, so be sure to support their chosen charities when you go. They’re open 7 am to 2 pm Monday through Friday, and 7 am to 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday. 

At OEB, breakfast and brunch are the only meals that matter. They offer several different options, from Farm Fresh to Lighten Up, Blue Plate Specials, Breakfast Poutines, Benny’s, Scram-Blettes, Sandwiches, and Sweets. If you go, be sure to try the Cluck Norris, Threesome, Holy Crab, or Gold Digga. 

OEB offers authentic farm-to-table artisanal food, and you can substitute fresh greens for any of the potato items on the menu, so if you’re trying to be diet conscious but still want to throw down on good eats, this is a great option. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Gold Digga Poutine
Cuisine: Breakfast & Brunch

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9. The Montauk

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Address: 4360 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251| Phone Number: (480) 994-1888

The Montauk is a beachy-themed New England American restaurant in Old Town Scottsdale. It’s like visiting the Hamptons right in Arizona! They’re open for weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 2:30 pm and offer a wide variety of traditional American breakfast foods. They also have a weekday brunch if you’re interested. 

The Montauk has some specialties you won’t want to miss, like their weekend brunch cocktails, punch bowls, Clam Chowder, Deviled Eggs, Three Cheese Mac & Cheese, breakfast sammies, and more. 

If you’re looking for something East Coast in Arizona, this is the place to go. Just be sure to try their table-side Mimosas while you’re there!

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Lobster Roll
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

10. Butters Pancakes & Café

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Address: 8300 N Hayden Rd F104, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 | Phone Number: (480) 629-4333

Not to be confused with Butterfields, Butters is all about the pancakes and fresh OJ. The feel is retro diner, from the checkered napkins to the seating, and the food is a perfect accompaniment. 

Butters offers classic dishes like Omelets, Skillets, Scramblers, and Benedicts, but the pancakes are a big deal. You can get them in buttermilk or gluten-free with flavors like Strawberry Chocolate Chip, Apple Cinnamon Caramel Pecan, Berry Bliss, Banana Crème, Blueberry Danish, Granola, Oreo Cookie S’mores, Cinnamon Roll, or Swedish. They also offer French Toast, Waffles, and Crepes. 

This is the perfect brunch spot to take the kids. They have their very own brunch menu full of incredible pancake flavors, and the breakfast food kids love best! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Eggs Benedict
Cuisine: Traditional American Café

11. Arcadia Farms Café

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Address: 7014 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 941-5665

For something rustic and stylish, Arcadia Farms Café delivers the perfect ambiance. It’s located in Old Town and is open on weekdays from 9 am to 2:30 pm and weekends from 8 am to 3 pm. It also has one of the best wine selections in town for a brunch spot. 

The food at Arcadia Farms Café is an artisanal take on traditional brunch. You’ll find beautifully plated cheese platters alongside miniature cakes, flavored croissants, decadent scones, and savory items like Smoked Salmon and Crab Cake Benedict. 

The high-end food comes with a high-end price, but it’s entirely worth it. This is the best place to take friends who are in town for the weekend or to enjoy an anniversary brunch date. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Strawberry Chicken Salad
Cuisine: New American Café

12. Prep & Pastry

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Address: 7025 E Via Soleri Dr #175, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 477-1502

Near Fashion Square, Prep & Pastry is a gorgeous establishment with white country decor that feels like the French countryside. They’re open from 8 am to 2 pm on Monday through Thursday and 7 am to 3 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

Prep & Pastry offers classic breakfast staples with a new American twist. You’ll find French Toast, a fan favorite, but also Cast Iron Duck Confit and the Monte Cristo. The Biscuits and Gravy with a Fried Egg have rave reviews. 

If fresh coffee in the mornings in a light and sunny atmosphere sets you on the right path for the day, Prep & Pastry will be your new go-to spot! You’ll need to go back a time or two to truly enjoy all they have to offer. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Classic French Toast
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

13. U.S. Egg Breakfast & Lunch Old Town Scottsdale

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Address: 3238 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 947-7344

One of the only true chain restaurants on our list, the U.S. Egg Breakfast & Lunch has such rave reviews it can’t be left behind. It’s open from 6:30 am to 2:30 pm daily and offers all the classic options. 

From Eggs Benedict to French Toast, if you want good and basic brunch, U.S. Egg Breakfast & Egg has it all. There’s a reason they have locations all over Arizona. Each branch is locally owned, too, which makes it that much better! 

While most of the restaurants on our list have a twist on classics, this is a straightforward establishment offering exactly what you imagine. Head this way if you want simple and good! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: French Toast
Cuisine: Breakfast & Brunch

14. SugarJam The Southern Kitchen

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Address: 15111 N Hayden Rd Suite 170, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | Phone Number: (480) 948-6210

SugarJam is the real deal when it comes to southern food in Scottsdale. It’s located on Hayden just down the road from Costco, but it’s a hidden gem amongst all the breakfast and brunch joints. The interior is bright and airy, but there’s also a patio for outdoor seating if that’s what you prefer. 

At SugarJam, get ready for a flavor explosion. They offer meals like Creole Shrimp and Cheese Grits, Kicken’ Fried Chicken, and a wide variety of cupcakes, including a Birthday Cake of the Month that customers go out of their way to reserve!

If you want good eats in a fun restaurant for brunch, SugarJam will surely deliver that with a side of southern hospitality. You can also get a mimosa flight if it strikes your fancy. 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Fried Chicken
Cuisine: Southern Bakery

15. Daily Dose Old Town Bar & Grill

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Address: 4020 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 | Phone Number: (480) 994-3673

Daily Dose Old Town Bar & Grill may sound like a place for dinner, but they’re dedicated to breakfast, brunch, and lunch. They’re open daily from 7 am to 2 pm on Monday through Thursday, but extend that to 2:30 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

Daily Dose offers homemade Sangria, Breakfast Nachos, Eggs Benedict, Smoked Omelets, and more. Try one of their fun pancakes, or check out their Irish Steel Cut Oat bowls alongside a brunch cocktail! 

They’re perfect for a hearty meal in a beautifully designed restaurant, and their kids’ menu is sure to keep the little ones happy while you have a relaxing meal! 

Yelp Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cost: $$
Specialty Dish: Eggs Benedict
Cuisine: New American Breakfast & Brunch

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