schungy
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  • First Review
    September 4, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 7, 2014
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  • Average Rating
    4.5
 
 
schungy's Reviews
 
The only thing primitive about Wildfish Seafood Grille is the swimmingly fresh seafood -- mostly caught the day before and shipped next day on ice. Otherwise, this cosmopolitan bistro is as sophisticated as any fine eatery in New York or Vegas. Burnished wood, dim theatrical lighting, cozy tables, a stylish exhibition kitchen and central bar with several TVs available to catch the game embellish the interior. Veteran restaurateurs Guy Villavaso and Larry Foles (Z'Tejas, Eddie V's Edgewater Grille) have created a fierce seafood-steakhouse combination, which attracts food-loving couples, ladies on a luxurious night out and sexy singles at the bar. Because Wildfish is not as wallet-busting as similar concepts in the area, go ahead and start with a spicy lump crab cake surrounded in a buttery remoulade sauce. If you're in the mood for steak, pick a finely aged filet, rib eye or veal chop.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Very Enjoyable
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2007
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Our first time at Wildfish. Staff were attentive & very friendly. We were allowed to enjoy leisurely cocktails while we looked over the menu. We ordered a shrimp cocktail and the steak & lobster tartare as appetizers. I had high hopes for the tartare but was disappointed as it lack seasoning. Scallops & Chilean Sea Bass - the night's special cooked simply - were ordered for entrees. Scallops were exceptional - full of flavor. My dish - the sea bass - while cooked perfectly, was under seasoned. I wish I had ordered it Hong Kong style. Desserts - Godiva molten cake & Bananas Foster cake -were very good...a nice ending. Our waiter, Eric was very helpful in making our selections & there when we needed him. We will return."
Dined on 9/05/2014
 2007
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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A contemporary, upscale version of the traditional public house nestled in Old Town, Scottsdale serving craft beers, classic and contemporary cocktails and elevated pub grub to a clientele hungry for exceptional food, provocative drink and new-fashioned fun.<br /><br />With its intimate patio, private upstairs dining room, semi-private 12-seat dining alcove and lively public space, outfitted with mahogany accents, leather booths and a stainless steel-topped bar, this new-fashioned public house is sure to be the perfect hangout for the modern citizen.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
WOW!!!!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2007
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"What an amazing experience!!! Appetizers - I had Gazpacho Verde which was so unique with the mussel "topping". My wife thoroughly enjoyed the creamy, almost buttery Buratta. Entrees - my wife ordered Amaro Meatloaf - truly comfort food with a rich mushroom cream sauce. I chose Bacon wrapped scallops which were cooked perfectly. The wilted snow pea greens were amazing. Desserts - I had the Bacon & Peach pie. Very tasty, but the crust was overcooked. My wife got the Cocoa Jar. Said it was the best dessert she'd ever had!!!. Our server, Matt was fantastic!!!! Very knowledgeable about ALL the dishes. We asked a lot of questions since many items on the menu we'd never had and he took the time to answer every one. We DEFINITELY will be back."
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2007
Special Features: hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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