These are the hardest reservations to make in Scottsdale for brunch.
Arcadia Farms Café
Since 1990, ladies who lunch have flocked to this ultrafeminine, French-country cafe that specializes in organic salads, sweet and savory crepes, gourmet sandwiches and housemade desserts. 7014 E. First Ave., Scottsdale, 480.941.5665, arcadiafarmscafe.com
Whether you're starting the day with friends, family or business associates, Breakfast Club offers a tasty selection of sweet and savory brunch options. With a menu of waffles, benedicts, specialty omelets and even Southwest-style offerings, this popular spot also realizes nobody builds a better omelet, pancake, salad or sandwich better than you. Choose your favorite fresh ingredients and enjoy. 4400 N. Scottsdale Road, Old Town Scottsdale, 480.222.2582, breakfastclub.us
Between Camelback and Mummy mountains sits this popular spot for brunch. Led by chef Charles Kessels, El Chorro's Sunday brunch delights with assorted avocado toast, breakfast tamales, trout amandine and more. Plus, all entrees arrive with a basket of sticky buns, croissants and scones to satisfy your sweet tooth. 5550 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, 480.948.5170, elchorro.com
This exquisitely designed restaurant will tempt taste buds with gorgeous brunch dishes like ricotta lemon pancakes, egg meurette, pear and prosciutto tartine and croque madame. While guests salivate over Valley native and classically French-trained chef Brian Archibald’s exquisite Mediterranean fare at this newcomer to Scottsdale Fashion Square’s luxury wing, the desserts are equally enticing—save room for apple sorbet or chocolate pot de creme. 4710 N. Goldwater Blvd., 480.690.6180, francinerestaurant.com
LON’S at The Hermosa Inn
Spend the morning basking in a garden of lush, brightly colored florals and voluminous bougainvillea amid the sounds of trickling fountains as you enjoy the seasonal fare. Brunch lovers return time and time again for lobster quiche, huevos rancheros, fresh-baked monkey bread, vanilla French toast and more. 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley, 602.955.8614, hermosainn.com/dining/lons