Dakota brings a true dining experience to the entertainment district. A hybrid concept, Dakota is a full-service bar and restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily with a menu that highlights local and organic food. For dinner, guests can enjoy quality comfort fare including our spin on traditional bar favorites as well as light and healthy options.
The 4,500 square foot California bistro-style restaurant features traditional and elegant decor with white-washed wood, rustic window shutters, ivy greenery and birdcage lighting throughout the venue. A large, four-sided bar with white marble countertops and shutter detailing serves as a focal point for the venue. Floor to ceiling sliding glass windows provide guests a view of the bustling activity in Scottsdale’s premier district. A street-front patio wraps around the front of the restaurant highlighted by oversized, gray tufted lounge seating surrounded by greenery, gas lamps and fire pits.
- Dakota is a restaurant, nightclub hybrid.
- The kitchen serves great food, so consider having dinner here before turning it up on the dance floor.
- The venue has a nice outdoor patio.
- Street parking is not that hard to find and can save you a few bucks.
Where is Dakota located?
Dakota is located in heart of Old Town Scottsdale in the Entertainment District.
How much is cover charge at Dakota?
Dakota does not have general admission. Entry is at the door’s discretion.
How long will I have to wait at Dakota?
Expect to wait anywhere from 20-40 min depending on when you arrive.
When is Dakota open?
Dakota is open daily except on Mondays.
What are the best nights to go to Dakota?
All nights are good.
What is the dress code at Dakota?
Dress to impress! Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc). Unless you’re a celebrity – in that case you can dress however you please.
How much do drinks cost at Dakota?
Expect to pay $15-20 for cocktails, $200-500 for bottles.
What kind of music do they play at Dakota?
Dakota features mostly top 40, with a mix of EDM, old school hits and hip hop.
Where can I find an list of upcoming events / DJs at Dakota?