Sofrita is a quaint little tapas bar and restaurant in Fountain Hills, that’s a favorite with both locals and visitors. If you need a good taco fix or some cool refreshing sangria, head for Sofrita.

The Feel

You can sit outside on the patio under grass covered umbrellas, or inside. The interiors are cool and dark, with a very rustic, fun eclectic feel. Crosses, chickens and mirrors adorn the walls, and religious-themed candles flicker everywhere. The music is eclectic too, ranging from Spanish guitarists to live Flamenco dancers.

The Food

The tapas and dinner menus at this Spanish restaurant in Scottsdale include tapas, tacos, salads, a bruschetta board and several signature dishes. The menu includes many vegan and gluten-free menu options too. Tapas options include Garbanzos Fritos, Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates, Bacaladitos (Puerto Rican Salt Cod Fritters), and guacamole. Seasonal options include Char-Grilled Asparagus, Pimentos Verde Fritas, and Sweet Corn Elote. Salad items include Organic Tuscan Kale Salad & Oat Grains, and a Mayan Quinoa Salad

Sofrita Signatures include tacos (try the Moroccan Spicy Chicken Tacos, Shrimp Street Tacos, or Firehouse Fish Tacos), plus pork and seafood choices like Pork Pernil, Ropa Vieja, Seafood Quinoa Paella, Coconut Crusted Tilapia, and Mediterranean Calamari. Choices from their Bruschetta Board include roasted vegetables, smoke salmon, olive tapenade, hearts of palm, brie and humus.

Lunch menu items include salads, soups, sandwiches, lots of tacos, all day breakfast choices (focusing on egg dishes), and an Afternoon Bruschetta Board (a slightly smaller selection from the tapas menu). Menu options include the Cran-Raspberry Chicken Salad Sandwich, a Cubano, and Pork Pernil Tacos.

Sofrita, one of the top restaurants in Scottsdale, serves craft cocktails and sangrias too. The Hibiscus Passion Tea cocktail sounds perfect and refreshing after a long day hiking on the Dixie Mine Trail. They also have beer, wine and a nice listing of tequilas. Happy hour is daily from 3pm to 6pm. Their Happy Hour drinks menu includes several interesting non-alcoholic drinks too, which is nice for the designated driver in your group.

Details About this Spanish Restaurant in Scottsdale

This friendly tapas bar and restaurant is open daily from 11am until 8pm. Large groups are welcome, and you can bring those four legged family members too. Sofrita is located at on Fountain Square Boulevard, 16848 Avenue of the Fountains, in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Call ahead if you have a large group or want your order to go (picnic by the fountain anyone?) at 480-816-5316. For their full menu, visit their website.

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