There are few spots in town more lovely or more romantic than the patio at Lon’s at the Hermosa Inn in Paradise Valley. And now with the arrival of fall, Lon’s is opening its patio for dinner. With breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain, sunsets and starry nights, the intimate patio provides an ideal setting for outdoor dining.
Lon’s new early dining menu features three courses for $35 is ideal for people on the go with plans for later in the evening. Sunday through Wednesday, guests who are seated by 6 p.m. can order off of Lon’s early dining menu. Showcasing Executive Chef Michael Rusconi’s artful American cuisine, early dining main courses include ancho chili-braised beef short ribs with truffle-scented macaroni and cheese, pan-roasted sea scallops with citrus and herb risotto and roasted free-range chicken with goat cheese and green chili grits.
Lon’s welcoming and intimate atmosphere features a ruggedly elegant dining room with wood-beamed ceilings, vintage Western artifacts and beehive fireplaces that accent the meandering dining space. The charming restaurant features the artworks of the historic inn’s original owner, Lon Megargee. Lon’s at The Hermosa is located at 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road in Paradise Valley. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. nightly. For more information, call 602.955.7878 or visit www.lons.com.