5 Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants You Should Try

Scottsdale's Healthiest RestaurantsOn a mission to improve your nutrition yet still unsure how to make smart choices when dining out? If so, you should start seeking out restaurants that are more geared towards the health-conscious crowd who have plenty of healthy offerings for you to choose from.

Let’s take a quick look at 5 healthy Scottsdale restaurants that you should consider adding to your to-do list to dine in at.

Tryst Café

Tryst Café is an organic food restaurant opened in 2010 and quickly earned the title ‘Best New Restaurant’ back in 2011 for good reason – the food is simply delicious and you’ll be eating in an atmosphere that you can sit back and enjoy. They offer  happy hour deals on food and drinks, and they also have live music. With an around the world menu that offers cuisine variations (including lots of gluten free options) that you may have never even heard of before, you can change up the pace when you come to this is an excellent restaurant. Don’t forget, they offer a wide breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu, you won’t be bored when you visit.

Revo Burrito

Revo Burrito is an excellent restaurant to try when you’re in the mood for a quick bite that will do your body good. With a number of different burrito’s including chicken fajita burrito’s, green Chile burrito’s, as well as a vegetarian burrito to name just a few, the options seem endless. Self proclaimed as “Modern Mex” the restaurant caries a fun, unique, laid back ambiance.  Taco’s are also served as a menu favorite, so if that’s more your style, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Herb Box

The Herb Box is a fantastic restaurant for those who are looking to keep their nutrition intact while dinning out. Their dinner menu comes with a wide assortment of shared plates options, so it’s a great place to meet friends after a long day of work.

Additionally, you’ll enjoy a wide selection of flatbreads, green plates, vegan dishes, as well as enchilada’s, so there is plenty to choose from. With 2 different locations in the valley, you can choose to visit the North Scottsdale location in DC Ranch or the South Scottsdale location in Old Town Scottsdale. You’ll be happy you did!

True Food

If you’re looking for a great atmosphere and plenty of world-inspired dishes to choose from, the True Food kitchen should be your go-to location.

This company prides itself on making health-minded dishes that are sure to please and that will meet the taste needs of a wide variety of individuals. Whatever type of dish it is that you see, you’ll find it at the True Food Kitchen.

This restaurant also has a beautiful outdoor patio, so if you’re hoping to take in the nice weather, then you can easily do so at both of their Valley location. True Food’s 2 Valley locations are the Scottsdale Quarter close to the north side of Scottsdale and at the Biltmore Fashion Park on 24th Street & Camelback.

Pita Jungle

The Pita Jungle restaurant is a great pick for anyone who is looking for a delicious mediterranean lunch or dinner and wants something fresh. And, not only can you find pita’s in this establishment, but you also get your choice of salads, burgers, fired pizza’s, as well as side orders, desserts, and smoothies. They even have a kids menu if you’re bringing little ones to dine.

This restaurant is a great way to easily meet your five to ten a day of fresh fruits and vegetables while keeping your protein intake up with quality lean proteins.

You have five great restaurants to consider checking out for yourself. Now, I should say that there are lots of choices that didn’t make the list of 5 here. I want to hear what restaurants you consider to be healthy and tasty options here in Scottsdale. We are always on a quest to find great places to eat out that have healthy options that will support our efforts towards a healthy lifestyle rather than sabotage the game plan. Making it to the gym is only the half of it, be sure you’re eating healthy too!

Update: Even more healthy food options around Scottsdale here and here.


Andrew Fodge is a certified fitness professional and the founder and owner of Fitness by Andrew LLC Personal Trainer Group, in Scottsdale, AZ. Andrew specializes in golf fitness, sports performance training, nutrition and motivational techniques. Andrew and his team of personal trainers are here to provide you with a comprehensive one-of-a-kind program to help you achieve real results. Call Andrew at (480) 477-6341 or email andrew@fitnessbyandrew.com for a free consultation.