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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
We live in Scottsdale and have been dining there at least once a year for the last 7-8 years. We have always enjoyed the restaurant, food, service, ambiance, wine and views. The experience was always worth the price, the menu diverse, and would consistently give it a very good to excellent rating.
Unfortunately I cannot say the same for this last visit with the exception of one thing which I will get to in a bit.
We found the menu to be quite vanilla with limited choices and little diversity of meals. My wife ordered the chicken which was, per the menu a lemon based chicken that came out with what looked like a marinara sauce and no chicken flavor. It was overcooked and my wife found it inedible. I ordered the salmon which was somewhat overdone and the taste was not to my liking which is not necessarily the restaurants fault.
In short we were very disappointed with the meal and the service was slow at best, which in turn made the price for the experience disappointing.
I think the menu needs to be reviewed and a bit more choice offered rather than what presently is on the menu.
The positive and saving grace of the evening was the concern and action shown and taken by your General Manager Katherine Janowiak. She could see that we were disappointed despite the fact we had not said a word and did not plan to complain. She took the chicken entree off the bill and was extremely gracious about our disappointment. I found her to be most professional and her action may have saved the restaurant a customer going forward. She was a true professional and I hope she is recognized and appreciated for being one. There also was the water server and assistant to our waiter who also was very concerned and gracious. I did not catch her name but she too should be recognized as a valuable associate and team member who took care of the customer.
We took a friend from out of town to dine here for a special occasion. We loved everything about our experience except 2 small issues. First, the music selection was inappropriate for a beautiful restaurant like this and it was loud! Secondly, we made our reservation on line and had very limited time selections....5:30 and 8:30pm. However, at 5:30, there were only 2-3 tables occupied. Throughout the entire evening, the restaurant was only half full. When I asked the hostess why the time spaces were so limited, the rationale was they had a large booking @ 7pm.....I still do not understand. The restaurant does not even answer their phones until 5:30pm so I could not request the more desirable time of 6pm. She said I could have called the concierge and spoke to them. How would I know that? There is no message on the restaurants phone indicating such. The dinner was lovely and delicious, which ultimately is the most important. The servers were exceptional and very knowledgeable. It is pricey for sure but for a special occasion, worth it.
After reading the reviews my husband and I decided to go on a date to this restaurant as we were visiting Arizona for the first time, the meal was just horrible my scallops were very sandy, my husband's salad was overwhelmed by blue cheese and his chilean sea bass didn't taste right and we eat chilean sea bass very often, we didn't bother to get dessert or coffee as we weren't happy with the meal, considering its the four seasons the dinning experience wasn't what I expected, the server was wonderful which is one of the reasons why we didn't complain, the view is spectacular, I wouldn't go back to the Telavera it was very disappointing.
It had been several years since we'd been to Talavera, and had memories of a great meal in a gorgeous setting. This time around, we waited over an hour for our entrees, and when my medium filet arrived, it was well done and totally tasteless. Because we had waited so long for our dinners, I did not sent it back as I should have. But I also could only eat a couple bites of the meat. While I was in the restroom, our friends complained to the wait staff on my behalf. As a result, our table of four was comped 3 delicious desserts. I should mention that the other three in our party enjoyed buffalo tenderloin, scallops and salmon - and all thought their meals were quite good - they just had to wait an inordinate amount of time to get them.
We were very impressed by Talavera. The food, the service, and the view were stellar. The filet with the horseradish crust was cooked perfectly, the lobster macaroni and cheese was wonderfully indulgent, but the Mexican prawns with the lemon caper sauce perched on top of some Noble bread was the stuff dreams were made of. We can't wait to return.
Went here for our anniversary. Best food I have had in the Phoenix area. We have been to all the resorts and to the best restaurants this area has to offer.
Everything was perfect. The food, ambiance, literally could not have been better!
We will be back for sure!
We went to Talavera for our 48th Anniversary and it was lovely! Not only a beautiful location (it was warm so we chose to dine indoors), but a superb experience all around. Wait staff expert, never felt rushed. Gorgeous scenery and restaurant atmosphere. Food spectacular - I love Sea Bass but this was the best creation imaginable! Spend a bit extra and try Talavera!
The staff did all the little things I didn't think to request in order to make our 16th anniversary celebration truly memorable. Fantastic food and even better service from the entire staff. Everyone did an amazing job and seemed to enjoy it as much as we did.
Firstly this restaurant is a must visit if at for seasons scottsdale. Great and creative dishes are a plenty. The bartenders here and the bar stock are fantastic and easy to talk w. Steaks were delish. Servers were very friendly, accommodating and made the experience.
It was overall above average. My Tuna tartar was quite salty and not what I was expecting. Yet Chilean sea bass was exceptional. Crab salad was small but delicious. Was overcharged charged for wine - they were quick to rectify. Dining outdoors made for a lovely experience. 40 yr tawny - so good.
My wife and I were looking for a nice place for "date night". We came across Talavera on the Open Table App. Wow, what a great experience! Valet took our car immediately and we went to the dining room. Beautiful decor and the views of the valley and surrounding mountains were breathtaking. Our server, Andre was a joy. Extremely helpful, friendly and attended to every detail! Following dinner we went on the patio to finish our wine and enjoy the sunset and the beautiful views. I would highly recommend this restaurant and am looking forward to returning!
Smaller amount of tables indoors, more out on patio that has a view of the city lights and sunset. When it is hot out this time of year, indoor seating is better, but again, not a big amount, and there are small booths for 2 that some are combined with another table. It is smaller. This is their fine dining dinner restaurant, however, there are families, couples and parties, some of which are closer seated . Phones going on and off were not always appreciated. Reserved well in advance, entered 20minutes early, hostess said our table was given but we selected another even though it was not at the one that was suppose to be given to us. We were close to the patio door so we could walk out to see sunset and take pics. Had a tasting menu which you can check on the calendar on line. Went with the regular menu. Nice simple variety of fish,steaks,chicken,lamb. Chilled and warm starters. Ahi Crudo was tasty thin sliced with salmon roe,plantain and Amarillo sauce. Not sure why it had avocado balls on it, but were good. Had the Chilean sea bass, very tender, flaky pecan crust with a few mussels and clams and a poured tomato broth. Also had the lamb rack with tzatziki sauce,lamb merguezs sausage. Lamb was just a bit on the fat side, but tasty. Had a great grilled eggplant, Nick the matre D gave me the flavor recipe card. Also had the asparagus with balsamic and pancetta reduction. Nice dessert menu. Hibiscus berries for dessert was nice and light, the infamous chocolate souffle, 20 minute wait gave time to relax and enjoy the French press coffee. Nice touch 2 mini chocolate bites. Josh was a great server, spot on, friendly, made the meal. Nick the matre d stopped by a few times to check on us . Maybe add on some nice tablecloths . Would recommend the patio during better weather or a bit later evening.
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