Tips for Desert Stages Actor's Cafe

4720 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale AZ 85251
4.4 by 477 members
Desert Stages Actor's Cafe 4.438574423480084 out of 5 477

57 Desert Stages Actor's Cafe Tips

  • Casual 2
  • Dine before you go 1
  • Food and drinks for purchase 1
12 events
9 reviews
2 stars
Arrive early for best parking spaces. Fills up quickly. Should be better when they move to their new location.
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12 events
9 reviews
2 stars
Snack food varies from one performance to another. Cold beverages available, sometimes candy or other snacks and sometimes not. If you are hungry, eat something before you attend.
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12 events
9 reviews
2 stars
The weather was hot. I wore slacks, nice t-shirt and vest with sandals..
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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
They have a small snack bar where soda & water, as well as snacks (candy, crackers, etc.) were for sale. I might suggest patrons eat - or at least open - snacks prior to entering the theatre, so you're not "that guy" crinkling the wrapper during the performance. Argh.
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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
The weather was cool & windy. I wore a tunic & leggings, with a wrap. I was a bit cool inside (but I often am); the woman in front of me was fanning herself, so I'd suggest layers to ensure maximum flexibility & comfort..
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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
Arrive early - at least 10 minutes prior to doors - to ensure good seating options. The seats at the rear are significantly more comfortable (more padding, arm rests, cup holders) than the chairs toward the front.
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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
bring your own water and snack. no snack bar at intermission
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2 events
0 reviews
0 stars
We had our young grandson with us as he loves football. My concern with having a young person with us is the cursing in the play. I had not thought enough ahead of time to expect that,so I would not advise taking young children to see this.
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Went to Culinary Dropout restaurant. We split a salad w/salmon and a flatiron steak w/fries. All ingredients fresh and very tasty. Highly recommended.
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31 events
29 reviews
10 stars
31 events
29 reviews
10 stars
11 events
8 reviews
1 stars
Since we were celebrating my sister, cousin and my September birthdays, we dined at Roaring Fork just down the street (the Fish Tacos were out-of-this-world). The theater has a very small snack bar (no alcohol offered) that is open during intermission only, so it is best you plan to eat before your selected performance.
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11 events
8 reviews
1 stars
The weather was pleasant (in the 90's).. I wore a spaghetti strapped dress with heels..
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3 events
1 review
1 stars
We went to the Raging Fork at 4800 Scottsdale Rd afterwards and it was great. Opens at 4 for Happy Hour menu and $5 cocktails (dinner at 5). Aps were enough for us and VERY tasty! Highly recommend.
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6 events
1 review
0 stars
we all went to Flemings for Happy Hr. in their bar. Food was excellent and large portions. You had selected choices of drinks and appetizers, hamburger and shrimp main course all for $6 each and beer was $3. we will go back.
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JB
11 events
3 reviews
2 stars
Seating is open, and I'd recommend sitting in the middle or the left side of the theater, otherwise the actors' backs will be towards you for a decent amount of the show.
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19 events
6 reviews
2 stars
We go for sushi at Sting Ray, about a half mile south of the theater on Scottsdale.
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3 events
1 review
0 stars
Lots of great places to eat nearby, for either dessert or dinner.
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SB
4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
I wore A sweater or light jacket is a good idea since the temp in the theater was extremely cold..
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TheaterLover
41 events
39 reviews
12 stars
Very pleasant and helpful staff. Always a fun evening.
The Mousetrap
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