Restaurant Guide


Restaurant Guide

We have so many amazing restaurants and dining options in Scottsdale! We are constantly amending this list and adding new articles of places to discover.

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Original ChopShop

Original ChopShop is a neighborhood eatery founded right here in the valley where you can find something for EVERY/BODY in your family! We serve bowls, salads, sandwiches, juice, breakfast and so much more in addition to a delicious kid’s menu. For mom’s on the go, you can order ahead on the app for a quick and convenient pick-up or schedule a delivery to your house while earning awesome rewards!

We look forward to seeing you at a location near you soon. 😊

Phoenix/Scottsdale locations to highlight:
Original ChopShop Scottsdale | 7158 E. 5th Ave. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Original ChopShop Arcadia | 4503 N 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85018
Original ChopShop North Scottsdale | 16205 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Original ChopShop Paradise Valley | 10625 N Tatum Blvd. #135 Phoenix, AZ 85028

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My husband and I really enjoy going out to lunch on the weekends. Once my daughter started to eat solids, I realized that so many restaurants have the same 4 things on their kids menus: Hamburgers, chicken fingers, grilled cheese, or hot dogs. So many of those things are hard for a new eater to […]

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