While I don’t actually recommend you get inebriated, because that’d be irresponsible of me, there are definitely some solid bars to check out while you’re in the desert…just remember to stay hydrated!
Rusty Spur Saloon – 7245 E. Main St (0.6 miles away)
Type: Bar/Saloon, Lunch Menu (11am-4pm) available featuring burgers and bar food
Yelp Rating: 4.0/5 (222 Reviews)
Notes & Quotes: “Say hi to Tim, the coolest bartender around. The bloodies are unbeatable.” -Jennifer U. | “[Check it out] if you like country music!” -Jeff L.
Scottsdale Beer Company – 8608 E. Shea Boulevard (9.0 miles away)
Type: Bar and Restaurant
Yelp Rating: 4.0/5 (481 Reviews)
Notes & Quotes: Happy Hour Monday-Saturday at 3pm until 6pm
Here’s a few mentions from fan submissions:
- Culinary Dropout – Restaurant & Bar featuring Craft Beers and Specialty Cocktails
- Italian Grotto – Italian Food with Pasta, Meat and Seafood Entrees
- RnR Gastropub – Hand-crafted cocktails and comfort food
- Salty Senorita – Restaurant & Bar with mixed affair, cocktails and magaritas
Need a Place to Stay?
If there’s one thing the town of Scottsdale knows, it’s to overcharge on lodging during Spring Training. They are very aware that people are coming into town, and there is a limited supply of hotels, motels, vacation rentals, etc.
Here are a few hotels recommended by fans and patrons of Spring Training:
- Hotel Valley Ho (no vacancies 2/19-20, 3/13)
- Hyatt House Old Town (no vacancies 3/15-17)
- Marriott Suites Old Town
- The Saguaro (no vacancy 3/14)
- The W
**Vacancy listings as of 2/14/19, contact hotel for updated information