Famous 48 Will Be Your New Favorite Gainey Ranch Restaurant

Famous 48 Will Be Your New Favorite Gainey Ranch Restaurant People love the Southwest for a number of reasons. The sun is almost always shining and there are amazing outdoor activities to enjoy, but that’s not all the Southwest has to offer. The great state of Arizona has some of the best food in the country, and both visitors and

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Famous 48 – Where Can I Find Classic Arizona Dishes in Scottsdale?

The spirit of Arizona is unlike anything else in the world. Whether you’re looking to experience soaring natural vistas or wander through a charming town, the 48th state has everything you could ever wish for. At Famous 48, we pay homage to our unique Southwestern culture through our carefully constructed menu. Our classic Arizona dishes seek to evoke the feeling of the state,

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Famous 48 Havasu Hot Chicken Sandwich Named One of The Top 10 Chicken Sandwiches in Greater Phoenix

The Phoenix New Times featured Famous 48 in their top 10 chicken sandwiches in Greater Phoenix, specifically drawing attention to the Havasu Hot Chicken Sandwich. This elevated chicken sandwich highlights a major slab of crispy fried chicken doused with house-made hot sauce, giving the sandwich its name. The handheld is topped with lettuce, mayonnaise, and dill pickles. A brioche bun

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Recipe Friday: Famous 48’s Short Rib Melt

Famous 48’s executive chef Rob Wagner is an unabashed lover of short ribs. So when he was putting together the new Old Town restaurant’s tavern-themed menu, he included a short rib entree for dinner and a short rib melt for lunch. The sandwich is a big hit for Famous 48 – second only to the popular Nashville hot chicken sandwich, Wagner says.

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AZ Foothills Magazine and ChapterNEXT Photography joined us at the ribbon cutting and grand opening party on Nov 15th, 2017. It was an evening of great food, cold drinks and good company to celebrate the opening of Famous 48! See the pictures at AZ Foothills Magazine


Famous 48 Featured in AZCentral and Arizona Republic

“Crab & Mermaid didn’t pan out the way we’d hoped. We discovered seafood is a little tougher than we thought in the desert,” said S. Barrett Rinzler, president and CEO of Square One Concepts, the Scottsdale-based restaurant group. “And we wanted to do something that would be more complementary to Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Sports Bar and Bourbon & Bones Steakhouse, and fit

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