About Flourish Restaurant
Flourish is the stunning new restaurant & lounge located on the grounds of the CopperWynd Resort in the scenic mountains above Fountain Hills. Serving an ever-changing menu of locally-sourced, healthful yet crave-able eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Flourish pairs exceptional food and beverage with 180-degree vistas of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and the distant Four Peaks wilderness. Flourish also tempts with a bar menu and a weekday happy hour served in the stylish lounge and outdoor dining terrace, including an expansive selection of organic wines, craft beers and signature cocktails made with cold-pressed juices and artisan spirits. Glass doors in the dining room slide open to provide a Sonoran Desert dining experience courtesy of Mother Nature. A sprawling patio wraps around the building to offer additional outdoor seating, and Flourish also offers cozy fireside seating upon special request.
Contemporary American, Modern European, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: 7am - 11am
Lunch: 11am - 2pm
Dinner: 5pm - 9pm
Happy Hour is Monday - Friday from 2-5pm.
Palisades & Shea Blvd.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Chef Steele and his catering team provide guests with a satisfying complement of delicious Inspired American fare served by professionals dedicated to attentive service. With a variety of signature dishes at his fingertips, guests may either choose from one of Chef Steele's tried-and-true menus or create a customize menu especially for their special event.
Plenty of parking available
Chef Paul Steele
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
High on a mountain ridge overlooking pristine Sonoran desert, Flourish Restaurant features one of the most spectacular wedding and special event venues in Scottsdale highlighted by breathtaking views throughout the property. This lush mountaintop setting is sure to inspire cherished memories for a lifetime. Chef Mike offers a delectable selection of cuisine for your choosing, from the simple to the sublime. And Flourish’s professional wedding coordination team is dedicated to transforming your dream wedding into reality.
Flourish also offers a number of venues to host a wide assortment of private catered events. The Sonoran View Room with old-world furnishing and sweeping views holds groups of up to 50. The Boardroom is perfect for smaller gatherings, and the 5,000 sq. ft. event lawn serves as a breathtaking outdoor venue for groups of up to 200.
Flourish offers several private dining venues. Sonoran View Room with its sweeping views holds groups of up to 50, the Boardroom is perfect for smaller gatherings, and the Event Lawn serves as a breathtaking outdoor venue for groups of up to 200. Flourish main dining room may also be reserved.
Flourish Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
My husband and I found this restaurant b ...
My husband and I found this restaurant by using the Open Table app on our phones and it was beyond our expectations. It was quiet with stunning views. Best meal I have had in a long time and we dine out often. We had the Brussel sprouts for an appetizer and it was the best dish I have ever tasted with such an unpopular vegetable. Anyway, it was heavenly. It was divine.
BIG DISAPPOINTMENT I have patronized Cop ...
I have patronized CopperWynd's various restaurant incarnations since they opened initially more than 15 years ago. The recent remodel magically capitalized on the magnificent view, making it visible from all areas of the restaurant. And they greatly enhanced the tables and added couch-fire pit settings on the patio. Also, tablecloths have disappeared entirely.
Visited a few nights ago. My only two favorites on the menu have been dropped. "Corn-dog lobster" (expensive, but worth it) no longer on the happy hour listing.
Gnocchi with Short ribs dropped from the Dinner menu. And, their expensive hamburger--which was the LEAST costly item--no longer on the dinner menu.
The menu, alas, has dropped another notch from the overpriced version they introduced along with the renovation. No matter. We don't mind paying for quality.
The "Half Chicken" turned out to be a chicken breast, and it was dry at that.
The steak tenderloin, came with mashed potatoes as the fancy spuds listed "were not made that night". The steak was cooked medium rare as requested, but did not measure up to a steakhouse version--it was smaller and less flavorful.
The short-ribs main showed up with no more than 4 ounces of short-ribs--less than had accompanied the now-discontinued Gnocchi with short ribs, but at twice the price.
Homemade pudding excellent and unusual!
Overall, Copperwynd's beautiful restaurant Flourish is heading in the wrong direction. Really disappointed to say, as I want this place to keep it's door open, but nothing was up to par. If I do recommend Flourish to friends, it will be with several caveats.
Note: I had invited a business associate to Happy Hour at Flourish the following afternoon primarily to show off the place. Another disappointment. The HH menu has changed, choices are quite unusual (again, okay if well prepared) but the app's did not compare with the bourbons and soda. And the HH now only runs until 5:00 PM.
Flourish is really trying. Most of the ...
Flourish is really trying. Most of the wait staff is trained but not all. Most of the food is very good but not all. Can't beat the view. Appear to be interested in feedback but also seem to just be going through the motions. Having said all that, worth going, worth experiencing. There was talk about the changing menu but didn't see that happen. Who serves breakfast and is "out of the pancakes." How can you possibly be "out of pancakes?" Go figure. No longer serving pork belly but a lot of other restaurants are - what's the logic?
Stayed at Copperwynd. Ate most meals at ...
Stayed at Copperwynd. Ate most meals at Floursish. Hits and misses. Not consistent. Good meals and not so good. Who serves breakfast and is "out of the pancakes." How are you "out of the pancakes?" Please tell me because I'd really like to know. Come to my house - I'm never out of the pancakes. Really???? Having said of that, it's worth going. Just don't expect to eat pancakes.
I saw no signage outside, including no a ...
I saw no signage outside, including no address building number, which made it difficult to find.
Initial greeting and feeling of being welcome was excellent.
View was magnificent.
Server knowledge of product information and availability was slightly below my standards, but this was not a major factor in the evening.
Server attitude and friendliness met my high standards.
The food quality was outstanding, including plate presentation.
The menu was more limited than I expected.
The ambience was great. There were moments of loud talking around us, but this is beyond the control of the establishment. Music, lighting, room temperature, etc. were all fantastic.
Outstanding! The service - the food - th ...
Outstanding! The service - the food - the décor - the view...a perfect combination! We were very pleased to find a restaurant of this caliber in the Valley again. Great for a special occasion or any occasion. Thank you for a wonderful evening!
A nice restaurant with a beautiful view. ...
A nice restaurant with a beautiful view. But, in comparison to other places for Sunday breakfast/brunch - they fall short to others.
We asked for Toto's screwdriver - drink came in a flute, no ice. Told by server, no breakfast potatoes. ( Really? ) No welcome bread - asked for a muffin or scone ... Server came back, no - nothing available. ( Again, really - a resort doesn't have ... ? ). Offered no coffee, dessert. No decoration, flowers, placemats on table. Server sweet, but, seemed unsure of what they had or could do. Good food - but, nothing extra on plate ... Felt cold. Would come back for view, a drink ... Go somewhere else for Sunday brunch. No one else in restaurant ... Now we know why, better options around.
Had a great dinner with many layers of u ...
Had a great dinner with many layers of unexpected flavor. Excellent, professional service and warm care. View is beautiful. New contemporary decor is stunning. Enjoyed so much, we went Sunday afternoon when we took our family out for dinner.
This is an amazing find. If you want the ...
This is an amazing find. If you want the quintessential best kept secret then I recommend visiting. The food is absolutely superb, fresh, local and incredibly put together. The venue is absolutely spectacular with beautiful views of the mountains and a warm yet contemporary decor (beautiful art!).
This was our wedding anniversary and the Chef even accommodated our special request of a Coconut Cream pie! And he did not charge us for it! How many places would do that? I doubt any of the Scottsdale snooty overpriced spots.
Very disappointed in this restaurant. We ...
Very disappointed in this restaurant. We had dined there 3 times before and loved it.
We were telling friends from Scottsdale to come and eat there. Since our last visit they have a new chef and a new menu. All of the very interesting dishes that they had are gone. Now it's just another boring Hotel restaurant.
Beautiful Views and Setting...
I met colleagues at Flourish for a business lunch. The brussel sprouts and soup were delicious! The views from Flourish are amazing and it was a perfect location for our business luncheon. I have been to Flourish before and when the restaurant is crowded it is very noisy and difficult to have a conversation. Fortunately, there were only a few people dining during this visit and it was very easy to have a conversation with my colleagues.
They can't cook steak or lamb correctly
Overall this was a pleasant experience until you get to the food. Our friends both had pasta dishes which were very good. I had the filet and my wife had the lamb. Both ordered medium rare. Both meats were severely overcooked and not properly rested. SHAME on the chefs. Two outstanding cuts of meat ruined as well as my hope for a quality eatery in Fountain Hills.
This used to be a good place to eat and to enjoy the beauty of the AZ mountains but since the remodel I have found the food to be less then pleasing. It isn't a mix of flavors that are appealing to me or my husband. I think we're done going there.
The food was spectacular. We had appeti ...
The food was spectacular. We had appetizers and happy hour one night and a full dinner another night. We also had breakfast three mornings and the service and order accuracy in the morning was spotty. The servers were all very accommodating, but in the morning the staffing could be better. The food and view are superb! This is a great restaurant and I am hopeful that it will "flourish" and succeed so that I can return for many years to come.
First visit under new exec chef and we were very pleased with the foods quality and presentation.
As members of Copperwynd, we are hoping this becomes a consistent part of a wonderful club. It will help bring it to a very high level of total experience.
We visited Flourish because of the touted spectacular view....but watched a dust storm instead. Even so, we did see a field of twinkling lights after dark and so got a close second. Still, the evening was wonderful! Took first time Phoenix visitor, a friend who I hadn't seen since high school, and our server Tina went out of her way to make the evening special. The bartender mixed a made-to-order cocktail for Guest and one of the best Cosmos I've ever tasted (and I've tasted many!). Be certain to take advantage! We were served at a perfect pace for conversation. We started with salads that are large enough to share. Guest had scallops and I didn't hear a peep from her! I ordered the salmon rare and that is exactly how it came! The meal is usually served with roasted beets, but I cannot eat beets and so they graciously substituted broccoli. Also came with a quite spicy risotto. I recommend Flourish for many reasons-- enjoy!
Beautiful setting for dinner!
Flourish was perfect for our small group sunset dinner. The newly renovated restaurant is just gorgeous, as are the views of Fountain Hills. The wait staff is friendly and prompt. The salmon and the scallops were both amazing - the shrimp and grits were a let down but the gelato at the end made up for it. Definitely worth a trip to Fountain Hills to try this place for a nice dinner, we would definitely go back again!
Our go-to place for visiting friends and family
I had doubts about this restaurant after reading negative reviews about the noise. I've been here twice since the remodel/expansion/new name. One time we sat outside and once we sat inside. Noise was not an issue for us. Both times we had a stellar experience.
Lovely Atmosphere overlooking the Mountains
From Cocktails at the bar to the romantic atmosphere on the outside patio dinner was a delight. The Pork Chop was perfectly done, my companion and I both agreed although good,
we have had better Sea Bass. Dessert selection altho small was good and the Olive Oil cake and expresso completed our dinner. Waitress and wait staff were very accommodating and attentive. All in all we will definitely be returning to Flourish in the near future.
Kitchen slow to get food out, over 1 hr. ...
Kitchen slow to get food out, over 1 hr. New menu only fair. The cauliflower was hard and flavorless. The side accompanying scallops was undercooked. Very disappointed with new chef and direction he is taking restaurant
Unfortunately cannot give a good recommendation
My husband and I went for lunch based on a friend's recommendation. Unfortunately, we think the menu and/or chef has changed since our friend visited. The lunch menu was very limited: a couple of salads (one of which they were out of) and 3-4 sandwiches (2 of which they were out of). Prices were $12 and above for salads or sandwiches. Our sandwiches were good size and good, I must admit. Our server was very slow and once our meal came, she was non-existent. Finally saw that we had our credit card out so she came with the bill, but didn't clear our plates. Brought the bill back but no pen and THEN asked if there was anything else she could do for us. Really? After we've paid? We won't be back and will not recommend this restaurant which is too bad because the views are lovely. Too bad the service and lack of menu items doesn't match the view.
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