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Uncle Sal's Italian Ristoranti

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3370 N Hayden Rd, Suite 120, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6632
+1 480-990-2533
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Old style, means dark, so bring your readers and cell phone light to read the menu. Great bar where you can choose from the full menu, if you like. Prices are very reasonable. AND they have limoncello in the freezer!

Thank Gene W
Federal Way, Washington
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took 4 friends here yesterday for dinner. Was extremely disappointed in food & service. Arrived @ 6:00 with reservations-group of 5 people. We were promptly informed only 1 check per table, we had requested 2 checks for 5 people. Server slightly abrupt. Wine & salads came about 6:20. At 7:30 my husband inquired about our dinners and when they might... More 

Thank psdietc0ke
Scottsdale, Arizona
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Uncle Sal's is one of our go to restaurants. Usually, we would rate this restaurant five stars but, service was a bit off on our most recent visit. All at our party enjoyed their entrees except one who felt their chicken dish was flavorless. There was a large party seated nearby our table and our server was monopolized by this... More 

Thank Taffpaws
Manama, Bahrain
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The food was good especially seafood dishes.The waiters are friendly and eager to explain the dishes.The prices are reasonable.We went twice there and we had no complains on the food quality.

Thank Saeed K
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

For a casual dining experience in a smaller, comfy Italian Restaurant with a traditional menu, go to Uncle Sal's. We enjoyed the food and ambiance. Theee is an outdoor patio as well. The pasta dishes are what we focused on, and we were quite happy with our selections. Can hardly wait to go back for another helping--ancora!

1 Thank Jim S
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

First of all I heard great things about Uncle Sal's so I decided to order a pizza to go the other night. I walked into Uncle Sal's and it was packed so the food must be fantastic. Unfortunately the pizza was mediocre at best. The crust was doughy the sauce hardly noticeable and the sausage was hard to find. They... More 

Thank Phamus
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We met friends for drinks and dinner. We all got something different and We all loved what we got! Good Italian food at a reasonable price. Great waitress too(thanks Nancy)!

Thank susan W
Kingsville, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We enjoyed this restaurant previously and thought we would go back. It was very busy, which is good to see, however, some of the locals seem to resent visitors. Had penne ala vodka and spaghetti and meatballs. Penne was delicious but spaghetti and meatballs were not. Sauce was watery and had a funny tasting herb in it which made it... More 

1 Thank Darlene G
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great Italian food in a hidden location! The restaurant is in the middle of a strip mall and flourishes due to it's reputation. The bar menu features specials at unbelievable prices! Full dinner for $12 or less - bar only. Regular menu is also reasonably priced.

Thank RICH P
Surprise, Arizona
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224 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

First visit and we did not have a reservation so we sat under the heat lamps on the patio. It was perfect. The veal marsala ($23) was very plentiful and done to perfection ~ a great choice on the veal side. I had the rack of lamb ($28) (not the marsala) and grilled very nice. The complimentary salad is weak,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3370 N Hayden Rd, Suite 120, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-6632
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-990-2533

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?