Welcome to Arcadia

A lush, urban atmosphere with a mountainous backdrop


Phoenix and Scottsdale share this picturesque neighborhood near Camelback Mountain. Arcadia is a luxurious community lined with bushy grove trees. The Arizona Canal also runs through the area, making it a beautiful landmark. The community is urban and trendy yet filled with nature and serenity. Bikers, joggers, and businesses are attracted to the canal for the views and water source in the hot desert. Camelback Mountain is a popular spot for hiking but also makes for a serene atmosphere, which can be observed from all around Arcadia. Even if you’re not keen on hiking, everyone can appreciate the mountain views. 

Offering urban and suburban homes with a small-town family vibe, Arcadia is less than a 15-minute drive from Downtown Scottsdale. This location gives residents easy access to the area’s best dining and shopping. The combination of stunning views, amenities, and trendy small-town vibe make this neighborhood one of the most desirable in the area.


What to Love

  • Convenient location
  • Abundance of activities
  • Near the University of Arizona
  • Lush, tree-lined streets
  • Diverse architecture

Local Lifestyle

Known for its sophisticated wine lounges, residents of Arcadia take advantage of the nightlife in a relaxed environment. It’s a cozy and upscale community where there are options for any type of housing. The great schools make the neighborhood an excellent choice for families as well. Arcadia is also home to some of the oldest luxury resorts in the city. It’s a place to be pampered, enjoy a night out, or have a cozy night in with the family while gazing at the mountains from your window.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Steak 44 is a highly-rated venue for luxury dining. This upscale steakhouse prides itself on a fantastic experience and exceptional service. In addition to the exquisite dining room, you can reserve a private area for events or parties. The menu offers responsibly farmed steakswet aged for 28 daysfamily-style sides, and melt-in-your-mouth seafood, including a raw bar. Patrons of the restaurant can pair their meal with one of the award-winning wines from their extensive wine and spirits selection. 

An upscale tavern known for its new American fair and signature cocktails, The Vig is a popular spot among Arcadians. Its unique take on casual yet upscale dining makes it an acclaimed venue for all occasions. The restaurant also regularly hosts live music and other events.

With an emphasis on gathering, Postino WineCafe is a restaurant built from the ground up out of a passion for forming connections. Touting a delicious menu that’s excellently prepared, you’ll leave satisfied with the atmosphere, food, and company at this cozy establishment.

Buck & Rider is an acclaimed seafood restaurant with a great selection using some of the freshest ingredients. The restaurant offers reservations and curbside pickup.

On the edge of Arcadia is the open-air shopping center, Biltmore Fashion Park. Locals enjoy high-end shopping in a lush garden atmosphere.


Things to Do

Tempe Center for the Arts is a popular spot with many events occurring throughout the year, from workshops to concerts, presentations, exhibits, and more.

For an upscale experience, residents enjoy Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino. Not only offering an excellent selection of games and thrills, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino comes complete with live shows in the lounge, restaurants, attractions, shopping, a pool, and even a golf course. 

Not only serving as an architectural landmark but also as a home for the arts, locals attend shows at the acclaimed Arizona State University Gammage. Throughout the year, expect some excellent renditions of musicals and plays on their stage.

Watching the musicals at Arizona State can move and inspire you. In this case, the One World Dance Studio in Phoenix is an excellent choice for programs and classes for dance and music. The studio is welcome to all, where aspiring dancers are guided by professionals.



The Scottsdale Unified School District is the primary provider of Arcadia’s schools. The district provides many excellent schools near and in Arcadia, such as:

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