With Italian chefs who have years of experience at the helm, it’s no wonder Arrivederci Cucina Italiana has been such a success. This Italian eatery offers traditional, authentic Italian cuisine. Whether you want the classic Italian dishes you’re familiar with or if you want Italian but are ready for some new flavor combinations, give Arrivederci Cucina Italiana in Fountain Hills a try.
Arrivederci is one of the top casual, family friendly Italian restaurants in Scottsdale with both indoor and outdoor seating. A few Italian-themed murals lend a slight Italian feel to the interior of the restaurant. If the weather is nice and there are seats available, try the patio; it has a perfect view of the lake and you can watch the fountain spray.
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Arrivederci’s lunch options include paninis, soup and salads. Try the Siciliana, made with Sicilian yellow fin tuna, vinaigrette, capers, grilled veggies, roasted red peppers and lettuce. The Ciambotta di Pollo e Salsiccia and Vitello Marsala are just two lunch entrees signature dishes.
Burgers, pasta and risottos offer delicious options: the Chris’ Favorite burger (blue cheese, pancetta, aioli, arugula, onion on brioche bun), Gnocchi all Pesto (house made potato dumplings with fresh pesto cream sauce with shaved parmesan), and Risotto del Adriatico (Arborio rice simmered with fresh scallops, clams, mussels and shrimp).
Dinner, served daily from 4pm to close, includes many of the same lunch menu offerings. Start off with Melanzana Sorrentina, an Arrivederci special of grilled eggplant with baked mozzarella. Signature Entrees include the Melanzana Arrivederci (eggplant parmigiana done the Arrivederci way), and Vitello Marsala. Additional entrees include chicken, veal, sausage, eggplant, and several seafood options.
There are so many dessert items to choose from as well: cannoli, cheesecake, gelato and sorbet, plus the restaurant’s signature dessert, Chocamisu! The separate kids’ menu has something for every small appetite including beef sliders, chicken fingers, and ravioli.
Grab an Italian cocktail while you wait for your table and anticipate this Italian food in Scottsdale. Arrivederci offers an extensive wine list and a full bar. Happy Hour (daily from 3pm to 7pm) appetizers include Calamari Fritti, a Bruschetta Platter and Arrivederci Sliders.
Arrivederci Cucina Italiana is in Fountain Hills at 12645 North Saguaro Boulevard, right by the fountain and Fountain Park. For reservations (recommended for dinner) and take-out, give them a call at 480-816-5895. Arrivederci is open seven days a week, Sunday – Thursday from 11am to 9pm and Friday & Saturday from 11am to close. For the full menu, visit their webpage.
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