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The Rooster Tavern - Scottsdale
The Rooster Tavern is a blast from the past with its "old style" bar stools and booths. It's one of the most eclectic spots in all of Scottsdale. This place is FUN (all caps), with its live music, tasty menu, and diverse crowd. We loved this place for its amazing energy and out of this world people watching! It's billed as "Your Luxury Neighborhood Diver Bar" and it won't disappoint.
The Rooster menu features everything from classic American, to Mexican and Italian (a menu as eclectic as its atmosphere). We recommend the Baked & Grilled Chicken Wings as a starter, they're grilled to perfection and are finger lick'in good! For a main course might we recommend the Baja Chicken Bowl, Mama Neny's Spicy Red Chili Beef, or Rico's Green Chili Pork Stew, all of which are extremely tasty and will definitely add a little spice to your life!
The Rooster Tavern is a must when out on the town in Scottsdale. Friday nights are electric and extremely busy - get there early and prepare yourself for a night you won't soon forget. If the wonderful food isn't enough to keep you satisfied, remember there's live entertainment in this intimate, neighborhood dive bar. Meet up with old friends or make new ones! Anyway you look at it the Rooster Tavern is a hot spot in Scottsdale and a Luxury Neighborhood Dive Bar you must experience at least once (we're pretty sure you'll be back after your first visit)!
Don't forget Rooster's daily happy hour, they've got great food and drink specials every Monday thru Friday from 3:00PM - 6:00PM! Be sure to ask for Deb or Rico, tell them your friends at Scottsdale Road sent you and prepare to be blown away! The Rooster Tavern - It's Hot!
Hotel Valley Ho, Bar & Restaurant - Scottsdale
Wow! ZUZU, the bar/lounge at Valley Ho Hotel, is amazing, especially if you're into a very clean, retro vibe. The Scottsdale Road staff met up at ZUZU recently for a little food and fun, and we absolutely loved this place!
ZUZU features a limited but very tasty menu in the bar/lounge. We recommend the Drunken Angry Chicken Wings, the Garlic Stuffed Pretzel Bomb, and the Crispy Calamari & Jalapenos, all of which are quite satisfying, especially when accompanied by one of ZUZU's signature cocktails like the Barrel-Aged Herbal Old fashioned or the Cosmo Tamarindo. What better to do while sipping a tasty cocktail than people watching, and this is definitely the place for that!
ZUZU bar/lounge at the retro Valley Ho Hotel has a relaxing and lively atmosphere that's perfect for meeting old friends or making new ones. Be sure to ask for Jeff, he's a fantastic and friendly bartender who's only goal is to make certain a good time is had by all.
The Valley Ho Hotel has a rich history dating back to 1956, when it first opened with it's futuristic design (for the time). It played host to movie stars and professional athletes back in the day, and the building quickly became known for its trendsetting guests and its fashionable atmosphere. Not much has changed in that regard over the past 65 years and we can really appreciate the Valley Ho Hotel for all that it once was and all that it has come to be. This place is FANTASTIC and Scottsdale Road highly recommends it!
By the way, don't forget to check out the lively pool area, the relaxing spa, the boutique-style guest rooms, and everything else the Valley Ho has to offer. Check it out for happy hour or check-in for a long weekend, either way you're certain to love it! The Valley Ho Hotel - It's Hot!
Copper Blues Live Restaurant, Bar & Entertainment - N. Phoenix
We are happy to add Copper Blues Live to our list of "must visit" spots in and around Scottsdale. If you love good music, great cocktails and a very lively environment, you'll absolutely love Copper Blues Live (CBL). I visited CBL recently for happy hour, it was a Friday and it was hot!
Copper Blues features local, regional and national talent, depending on the day (check their calendar for events). Some of the upcoming events will feature Cassie B, Taide, For On The Floor and Marty & Natalie just to name a few. CBL also boasts a first-rate showroom where you'll have the pleasure of seeing comedians the likes of Marlow Wayans, Damon Wayans Jr., Tom Green, Jon Lovits (Saturday Nigh Live fame), and more. It's a great time and It's hot!
While you're at CBL enjoy some of their tasty food like their Copper Wings, Nachos, Burgers, Pan Seared Salmon, and so much more. Don't forget, CBL features a Sunday Brunch with BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS. That's right, we said Bottomless Mimosas for just $25/person. The food is "bar-food" but tasty nonetheless. I enjoyed a fabulous BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger and the CB Live Trio (Hummus, Salsa & Guacamole with chips). When In Rome!
If you're looking for awesome cocktails, look no further. CBL offers full bar service with all of your favorites. I had , my signature cocktail - Tequila, soda, muddled jalapeno and lime. I've said it before and I'll say it again, the flavor combination of the jalapenos, lime and tequila are a fantastic, a refreshing combination that you'll order over and over again!
If you're thinking about taking in a show at Copper Blues Live, please plan ahead! Make your reservations early as this place is very popular and like I mentioned earlier, features some of the biggest names in comedy and music #copperbluescomedycalendar and #copperbluesmusiccalendar.
Looking for something fun, different, and sure to please - Copper Blues Live is the place to be! CBL features great entertainment, tasty bar-food, and tantalizing cocktails to get the party started and keep it going!
Will I be visiting Copper Blues Live again? YOU BET I WILL! Copper Blues Live - It's Hot!