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Talavera introduces a modern take on the classic steakhouse, with unique steak and seafood pairings, comfort desserts, and a range of specialty sides, accompaniments and starters. The restaurant features vibrant decor, dramatic views and the best patio dining in the Valley. Lively ambiance is matched by an upscale casual approach to dining, with a range of menu choices fit for every occasion.
Attire: Resort Casual
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Contemporary American, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Dinner, September - May : Tuesday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Dinner, June - August: Thursday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
CLOSED on Mondays Throughout the Year
check our website for any changes!
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy Live music every Saturday from 7-10pm in the Onyx Bar and Lounge
Valet is complimentary when dining at the restaurants.
Banquet, Fireplace, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Captivate your guests with a special evening at Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale. A variety of private indoor and outdoor spaces offer perfect options for celebrating milestone occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and retirement parties for groups of four to more than 100.
Talavera Ratings and Reviews
From the moment we set foot at the Four Seasons, everyone was so welcoming and warm. Our server Sam was very attentive and anticipated our wants. The maitre 'd checked up on us a couple times and everyone acknowledged our anniversary. Definitely a must in the valley with beautiful sunsets and the tasting menu was amazing!
A fantastic location with a direct view to pinnacle peak. Had a cocktail in the lounge prior to dinner. A must do. Octopus appetizer is excellent. Previously have had their non steak options which are very good. This time I had the New York strip. My preference is not for steak houses to have glazes on them. So this was not my favorite steak. Too much sugar and sauce. However with that caveat this was done well.
Talavera is a local restaurant for us and we dine there frequently. The food, wine and service are exceptional and the views on the patio are to die for. We've done car club events there as well so they could accomodate a party of 36 in couples with separate checks ordering off the menu. Not many places will accommodate a group like that. We thank them!
We eat here often and are never disappointed. The tasting menus are always creative and this most recent honey themed menu was excellent. The venue is great and we generally try to sit on the patio for the best ambience. Recommend it highly if you are visiting but also for you locals that wouldn't otherwise consider heading "so far north", particularly as the weather heats up and we get our restaurants back 🙂. Summer nights up here are wonderful.
I took my wife on a date to Talavera for their special local honey menu. The Four Seasons is always out doing itself. They put our names across top of the menu, and the chef autograp[hed it, which I thought was a really nice touch. We did the wine pairing, and it was all delicious. The wine pairings were perfect, but the drink that stole the show was the first course, the EGC 2017. The drink starts clear, with a blue tint, and then you "imbibe" the lemon honey solution into the gin, and it turns into vibrant purple color right before your eyes. Best of all, it paired amazing with the appetizer. Best course...it was close, but the prosciutto wrapped lamb was definitely, the clear winner. We had an outstanding view of the valley from our table. Beautiful evening, amazing artful food, and perfect company.
Wonderful dinning experiece. Sunday Brunch offered a grand variety of choices that would accomodate even the most picky eater. Easter Brunch layout was colorful and a joy to the eyes. Well done! Obviously a labor of love on the part of all staff so that each guest would feel special.
Can't beat the view from the patio. The brunch just seems overpriced for what you get. $105 just seems a lot, especially with no champagne included. The seafood and the deserts were amazing. The rest was just okay and not much offered for comfort food. No biscuits and gravy, no mashed potatoes and gravy... My biggest complaint was that the items that were supposed to be hot were barely warm. The ham, prime rib, lamb, and scalloped potatoes were almost cold to the touch. Another problem was when we ordered a $105 bottle of red wine, we had to ask for a decanter and the wine glasses were not as expected from a Four Seasons restaurant. Servers were all pretty friendly and attentive. We've gone here 4 years in a row for Easter brunch because it's so beautiful but I don't think we'll be back next year.
Disappointing! Had a reservation booked in advance for at least a month and still waited for patio seating till after 8 with a 7:30 dinner time. From the beginning the Onyz bar and lounge is poorly run and caters to a few and not the majority. Overpriced wine by the glass , ugh, and drinks that even grandma would complain about!! After being seated, after repeated questioning , as if I was someone anyone cared about, we were seated 45+ minutes late. WOW!! From this point on things turned somewhat better! Somewhat. My wife was left thirsty all evening due to poor attention to detail, and fortunately, water was available. Food was VERY SALTY!!! Bad experience!! Don't go here the day before a holiday, trust me
We enjoyed a lovely meal with friends in this beautiful relaxed outdoor setting. Service was excellent and accommodating of our request to change tables on arrival. Food was wonderful with a varied menu to select from with the knowledgable assistance of wait staff. No hesitation in recommending Talavera for a great meal out.
My family and I were on vacation in Scottsdale to celebrate a special occasion. We dined at Talavera on our last night and were blown away. The food, the service and the ambience were all fabulous. One of the best steaks I've had in years. Plus the Chef was very accommodating to our dietary needs. Would highly recommend!
We love Talavera, this is our second time dining here and it has never disappointed us. Food is delicious, service is exactly what you would expect from a Four Seasons property. They even made our 20th year wedding anniversary even more special by acknowledging us on a customized menu and having it signed by the chef!💕
The food is always perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. We have dined there many times and our waiter Josh helps to make each dining experience special and memorable. Never been big on hotel restaurants but Talavera is the EXCEPTION!
A wonderful evening with great food (even with a recent change in the executive chef).
Terrible first visit to this restaurant. service was incredibly slow 1.5h between appetizer and entree, the staff just skirted around us without acknowledging there was a problem until it was way too late and we were beginning to get annoyed. Regular updates of when to expect the entree should have been given, instead the staff just ignored us and ignored the problem, which is unacceptable.
When the food arrived it was cold.
Such a huge disappointment to my birthday celebration.
Beautiful views, excellent food. We all had the sea scallops which were divine. Very friendly and kind staff. Service was a little slow but we weren't sure if that was just part of a slower dining experience. The one negative was there was a loud kids movie playing at the pool below the patio where we were dining.
Food was good; but not to the caliber of some of the other top restaurants in the Phoenix area.
What we had was very good but the size was smaller than expected especially with everything being ala carte.
The view, the outdoor dining and our servers were all excellent. We have not found any better. Worth trying at another time.
We have over the years very much enjoyed dining at this and the other restaurants at the Four Seasons. However, this trip was not up to par. The “French” waiter was not very communicative, friendly, or concerned. He messed up our checks twice with overcharges and mixing up items between the two separate checks at our table. He was not apologetic and in fact acted somewhat miffed that we questioned the bills.
The veal and Tomahawk pork chops were both done incorrectly, one underdone and one overdone. All four entrees and the pre-meal bread were way over salted! At prices as high as the Four Seasons charges, we expect much more.
Service was good.
However, one of our drinks as well as the salad we had ordered were not prepared properly. The main courses( lamb chops and filet mignon) were great. The dessert, the cheesecake, while described as a bit different, really shouldn't even be called cheesecake. It was a completely different consistency from "regular" cheesecake.
Overall, a bit disappointing considering the very high price. The menu selections were also a bit limited. At this level of restaurant, these kinds of issues should not occur.
Visited for a special birthday dinner. Had a wonderful experience, excellent service by Juan and the entire staff and special courtesies to my wife. Excellent food, had the buffalo filet and lamb chops. All beautifully prepared. A perfect evening in a gorgeous spot.
The setting is lovely and we were treated to a spectacular sunset which certainly added to the experience. The food was delicious, with some creative soup and sides, in what is essentially a steakhouse menu. Our service really adversely impacted what was to be a special evening for our family, however, as it was both inattentive and amateurish. Would we return? Probably, as we imagine adjustments can always be made to the the service, the sunset needs no tinkering.
Excellent welcome and great view which my wife and I enjoyed sitting side by side on a banquette watching the sky slowly darken over Phoenix 30 miles to the south. Good service producing a spectacular Lobster Bisque opener chosen by both of us; to follow, my wife had scallops and I had shrimp Mexican style. For both of us the centrepiece of the main course was perfectly cooked but the overall effect was compromised by an over-complicated mix of flavours. Less is more when it comes to sea-food cooking. And you don't need two staff members separately asking if we're enjoying each course!
Really, unless you're staying at the resort, the reason to come here is for the view. Food is thoroughly mediocre, the bread service notwithstanding. Ridiculous prices for salads and entrees you get. For example, $40 for a salmon filet that would have cost $6 had you purchased it at the supermarket. Bland sauces. I didn't even want to try dessert. Service was warm and polite. Sit outside if you can.
Exceptional in all regards. The restaurant is nicely laid out with views of the mountain and sunset. Outdoor patio seating is available but we chose to sit inside. The couch like seat at the table made us very comfortable and the large windows gave us a good view. The wait staff was no less than outstanding. The food was prepared for a foodie and the ingredients and methods of preparation gave us a taste treat in every bite. The Prawns were huge and not over or under cooked - just cooked to perfection. My wife doesn't like spicy so the chef prepared the Prawns without the heat and they were remarkable. The pecan crusted sea bass on top of small potatoes was excellent and the sauce gave it that extra flavor that didn't disappoint. The portions are big so you might want to take home the leftovers. They were almost as good the next day as they were in the restaurant. The wine list is excellent and the dining experience was not rushed so we were able to kick-back and enjoy our time. This is our third time a Talavera over the last year and each time it was a delight.
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