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6000 E Camelback Rd, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1949 (Camelback Road and 64th Street)
+1 480-941-8200
14:00 - 15:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I recently visited with three friends. Having been to a number of afternoon teas here and abroad, I give this just an average score. The menu is large with many teas to choose from and the three courses will fill one up. However, I was disappointed in the seating for the price. We felt rather cramped and sort of cast... More 

Thank colleenb92
Surprise, Arizona
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I have been to the Lobby Court Tea at the Phoenician a number of times. Everything served is perfect. When I am there with my family and/or friends, we always ask for Wanda to serve us. Wanda is the sweetest and most attentive server ever. She makes us feel special and always takes special care of us. She loves are... More 

1 Thank highteafan2015
AfternoonTeaManager, Manager at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

Amazing! This is also something we can say about the ratings and review you gave us. Thank you for the opportunity to exceed your expectations time and time again. It is with loyal repeat guests, such as yourself that we take the utmost pride in. Wanda is always thankful to have you as her guests and I have shared the... More 

Gilbert, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give ten stars! For more than 10 years, my mom, sister, and I have celebrated special events with afternoon tea at the Phoenician, and I figured it was finally time to write a glowing review! Wanda and her staff treat each guest like dear friends, giving attentive service and making each person feel like a VIP... More 

1 Thank Erica1669
AfternoonTeaManager, Manager at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

Erica1669- We are honored to have received the feedback you provided. Everything you described is what we strive for on a daily basis. The culmination of food, service and ambiance creates the special memories you spoke about and this is what sets us apart from our competition. Our repeat guests are such an important piece to Afternoon Tea and it's... More 

Cave Creek, Arizona
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563 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went for high tea just before Christmas. The Phoenician was decked out, the staff was cheerful and the setting was a knockout. We were seated right next to the windows which was great. The hostess was extremely nice and we started with two orders of herbal tea. While the tea steeped, we chatted. We were surprised at the lack... More 

2 Thank SalfromIL
AfternoonTeaManager, Manager at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

SalfromIL- We are delighted to have had you join us for Holiday Tea. We are pleased to have received 5 Stars in regards to service; however, we missed expectations as it relates to our food quality. Our Culinary team prides themselves on providing world class offerings, which includes Afternoon Tea. I have shared your feedback with our Culinary team. We... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just happened to walk by at "Afternoon Tea" time. We decided to join and it was great. Wide choice of finger foods, deserts, etc. You will be get your fill. Best for birthdays, daughters, women / girls day out, etc. With that said, my wife and I really enjoyed it as well. Would do it again!

Thank rengle9
Scottsdale, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you enjoy High Tea in an elegant setting and are ready to pull out the credit card, tea at the Phoenician is definitely the thing to do! I have experienced this with girlfriends, celebrating a birthday, with a large group from work with both men & women. It's always been a fun and relaxing couple of hours no matter... More 

1 Thank JHinAZ
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was worth every penny! We loved it.. The tea was great and the sandwiches and scones were scrumptious.. and filling.

Thank Eric H
AfternoonTeaManager, Manager at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

Eric- Thank you for the amazing review and 5 Stars! We are thrilled to have delivered beyond your expectations and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you again for the complimentary feedback. More 

Media, PA Chandler, AZ
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We (myself, my adult daughter, her friend, and my mother, who was visiting from Philadelphia), recently had a lovely experience going to afternoon tea at The Phoenician. It was everything I had expected from an afternoon tea! The tea sandwiches were phenomenal! The scones with Devonshire cream were yummy! The desserts were so deliciously amazing! This was a perfect 'ladies... More 

Thank Travelcat214
AfternoonTeaManager, Manager at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

Travelcat214- Thank you for the delightful response in regards to your experience with us. We pride ourselves on offering the best of service, ambiance and food and it seems as if we exceeded your expectations on all 3. We look forward to welcoming friends and family in the future for another exceptional experience. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've enjoyed High Tea at the Phoenician numerous times. The food quality it excellent as is the attentive service. Allen Comyns entertains on the Steinway, and he is as talented as he is handsome!!

1 Thank Barbara E
AfternoonTeaManager, Director of Restaurants and Bars at Afternoon Tea, responded to this review

Barbara- Welcome back! We are delighted to hear that you have returned numerous times in order to allow us to create an exceptional Afternoon Tea experience. I will share your feedback with all of our team, including Allen. We look forward to many more experiences shared with you. More 

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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We love coming here to enjoy the beautiful setting for afternoon tea. We have celebrated a few birthdays and it is always such an elegant experience. The service is exceptional and the sweets, tea sandwiches and different teas are all delicious. The champagne isn't bad either. I highly recommend this not just for the ladies but the guys like it... More 

Thank Debbie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
British, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
14:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6000 E Camelback Rd, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-1949
    (Camelback Road and 64th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-941-8200
In the English tradition, afternoon tea is served daily in the Lobby Tea Court. Consistently voted "Best Afternoon Tea" by the Phoenix New Times and Arizona Republic readers, full tea includes finger sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream and preserves, pastries and a selection of fine blends. Classical music provides a charming backdrop for a relaxing afternoon break. A Gluten-Free menu is available with advance notice.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?