Zagat 2013 - "True culinary masterpieces" distinguish this "charming" Spanish Colonial in South Phoenix, a "romantic" "hidden treasure" where "amazing" American fare streams out of the "imaginative kitchen"; the "personable" staff helps create a "warm and inviting" atmosphere, and when you also factor in the "special" patio and "moderate" tabs, some lament it "won't be a secret for long."
Top 10 New Restaurants of 2011 in Greater Phoenix
"This bucolic place -- the patio is a real charmer -- features well-crafted contemporary comfort fare."
Howard Seftel, The Arizona Republic
Farmers-to-Table Feast - 2011
"Today, the 30-year old owner of an American-style bistro at the foot of South Mountain remains true to a cause that is both hip and historical, cooking locally raised pork, oranges and dates plucked from nearby trees and salad greens havested within walking distance."
Karen Ferneau, The Arizona Republic
Best Dining Off the Beaten Path - 2011
"We're not sure why more people don't know that there's a new-ish restaurant at the Secret
Garden, but this is a secret we think should get out." Phoenix New Times Best of Award
Best Happy Hour, South Phoenix - 2011
"Garden dining is hard to come by in the desert. That's why The House at Secret Garden
is a hidden delight. We like to hit up The House's happy hour to experience the tall
shade trees, whimsical gardens, and historic Spanish-style mission at a fraction of the
Phoenix New Times Best of Award
||Phoenix’s best patio dining is located at The House at Secret Garden. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, shady tall trees and a background nestled against Phoenix’s South Mountain, this spot is a romantic delight. Our patio is properly shaded with large umbrellas and an abundance of flowering orchid trees. Patio tables are bordered by a showcase of blooming pots of flowers and a small brook filled with fish and tropical water plants. At night, when the weather begins to chill down, we light up the patio heaters and outdoor fireplace. This is the city’s most popular gathering spot to dine under the stars.|
Address: 2501 E. Baseline Road, Phoenix, AZ 85042