Wine Spectator Awards These Arizona Restaurants for Having Some of the Best Wines in the World

The world’s leading wine publication, Wine Spectator, released the winners of the 2024 Restaurant Awards. This prestigious award honors the world’s top restaurants for exclusive wine service. This year, Wine Spectator recognized 3,777 dining destinations from every state in the U.S. and 75 other countries.

Out of the 3,777 restaurants recognized, 58 are home to Arizona, 40 of which are located in the Valley. Read on to discover all of the Valley restaurants that won Wine Spectator’s 2024 Restaurant Awards for their outstanding wine lists.

Best of Award of Excellence

  • Anhelo (Phoenix)
  • Bourbon Steak (Scottsdale)
  • Café Monarch (Scottsdale)
  • Elements (Paradise Valley)
  • Ember at We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort (Fort McDowell)
  • Geordie’s at the Wrigley Mansion (Phoenix)
  • J&G Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Le Âme (Phoenix)
  • Lon’s at the Hermosa (Paradise Valley)
  • Maple & Ash (Scottsdale)
  • Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club (Scottsdale)
  • Mastro’s Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Orange Sky (Scottsdale)
  • Prime, A Shula Steakhouse (Chandler)
  • The Capital Grille (Scottsdale)
  • Vincent Guerithault on Camelback (Phoenix)
  • Virtú Honest Craft (Scottsdale)

Award of Excellence

  • Arrowhead Grill (Glendale)
  • Beckett’s Table (Phoenix)
  • Dolce Vita Bistro (Tempe)
  • Eddie V’s Prime Seafood (Scottsdale)
  • Fogo de Chão (Scottsdale)
  • Frashers Tavern (Scottsdale)
  • Hearth ’61 (Scottsdale)
  • Kembara (Phoenix)
  • Lincoln Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Litchfield’s (Litchfield Park)
  • Marcellino Ristorante (Scottsdale)
  • Morton’s, The Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Nineteen 86 Steakhouse (Glendale)
  • Pa’La Kitchen (Phoenix)
  • Preston’s Steakhouse (Scottsdale)
  • Quiessence at the Farm (Phoenix)
  • STK Scottsdale (Scottsdale)
  • Seasons 52 (Phoenix)
  • The Capital Grille (Phoenix)
  • The Fat Ox (Scottsdale)
  • The Mick Brasserie (Scottsdale)
  • The Patio at Las Sendas (Mesa)

Explore the list of all of the Arizona winners here

The Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards have been around since 1981. The winning restaurants are ranked on three different levels, including the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award. 

“The restaurant industry is growing and thriving, with restaurant openings surpassing pre-pandemic levels for the first time. To take advantage of the uptick, restaurateurs are investing in their wine programs,” says Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher of Wine Spectator. “Restaurants that make wine a priority are what the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards program is all about. I’m pleased to congratulate all 3,777 restaurants for their dedication to wine and exemplary wine lists.” 

Wine Spectator’s upcoming issue, The Restaurant Awards Issue, will become available to readers on July 9. The issue will include exclusive profiles of winners and will give an insight into the sommeliers and chefs behind the wine collections. 

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