Compass Arizona Grill

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Thanks to Groupon, Christin and I got to enjoy a nice dinner at the Compass Arizona Grill at a good price. Compass AZ Grill is a revolving roof top restaurant that sits on top of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix. The restaurant gives you a 360 degree view of the Valley of the Sun. They have a great selection of wines as well as a menu of a variety of grilled meats, roasted chicken and lamb, and seared fishes and vegetables.

View of Chase Field and U.S. Airways Arena

Downtown Phoenix

From their website: Experience award-winning cuisine and unparalleled views at our renowned revolving restaurant. Featuring a menu prepared with a contemporary regional influence, our distinctive Phoenix restaurant offers a list of highly allocated wines and is host to many visiting vintners who have chosen the Compass to showcase their most sought after vintages. Seasonal menus invite adventurous diners to return for the most current coupling of entrées and wines.

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View from inside Compass Arizona Grill

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Ribeye with Mushroom and Bean Salad

Christin got a Mushroom and bean salad made up of peppercorn goat cheese pistachio pesto and fried garbanzo. She also got an Eggplant bisque with crab and chives. I went for the Ribeye topped with tomato blue cheese butter served with roasted cauliflower. Both were delicious. We finished off the night with a Butter pecan goat cheese cake with basil blueberries and a cinnamon cookie crust for desert.

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Goat Cheese Blueberry Cheese Cake

Compass Arizona Grill Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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Restaurant Week 2011

– Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to channel their inner foodie and make  reservations at Arizona’s premiere restaurants.

This week (Sept 17-25) is Restaurant week . Restaurant week is cool because if gives people an opportunity to check out a nice restaurant and eat there at great price. Each restaurant provides a limited menu for you to choose from that includes an appetizer, a main entrée and a desert. Depending on the restaurant, meals are priced at $20, $30 or 40. I personally am a big fan of this week and use it as an opportunity to check out a new fine dining experience without paying a big price tag.