Number of stores at the Desert Ridge Marketplace:
There are about 75 stores and 30 restaurants. The center of Desert Ridge Marketplace, The District, is an open air, shaded mall-type environment. In the District you'll find the core of the entertainment, restaurants, and many stores that cater to the younger crowd. Traditional strip-type outdoor stores make up the perimeter of Desert Ridge.
Anchor or main stores at the Desert Ridge Marketplace:
Barnes & Noble, Kohl’s, Marshall's, HomeGoods, PetSmart and Sports Authority are the larger stores.
My favorite stores at the Desert Ridge Marketplace:
DSW Shoes, Barbeques Galore, Jo-Ann, Old Navy, Ulta, American Eagle, Hollister, Total Wine & More, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy andPier 1 Imports.
Restaurants at the Desert Ridge Marketplace:
California Pizza Kitchen, Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, The Keg, Sandbar, McFadden's, Nori Sushi, Garbanzo's, Smashburger, Café Zupas, Macaroni Grill, Rubio's Baja Grill and Yardhouse. There are also some fast food offerings.
The District is the entertainment center of Desert Ridge. AMC has 18 movie theater screens, a bowling alley, a dance lounge and Dave & Buster's. There's a free toddler play area.
On Fridays and Saturdays people under 16 must be chaperoned and in the presence of an adult (18 or over) after 6 p.m.
Desert Ridge is very spread out, so you might be doing a lot of walking, or moving your car to get to the stores you are interested in.
Desert Ridge has free Wi-Fi.
Desert Ridge Marketplace location:
Desert Ridge Marketplace is located in Phoenix, Arizona just north of the Loop 101 on Tatum Boulevard. Here's a map to Desert Ridge Marketplace.
Points of interest nearby:
The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is right next door, with even more fine dining choices. Hop on the 101 and you are in north Scottsdale in a few minutes.
The Musical Instrument Museum is just across the highway.
What it looks like:
Enjoy photos of Desert Ridge Marketplace in the Shopping Mall photo gallery.
Stores and restaurants open and close, and mall programs and other features change from time to time. If you have specific questions about the mall, visit Desert Ridge Marketplace online.