THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Marquesa
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Marquesa Restaurant Review: The Marquesa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is one of the Valleys most elegant restaurants, thanks to gilt-framed oil paintings, plush furnishings and décor accents that bring the kitchens of Spain to mind. The Mediterranean-inspired menu (which draws heavily on Spanish traditions) changes every year, after executive chef Reed Grobana and his staff spend time in Spain. The crab-stuffed red peppers are a popular mainstay, however, as is the Paella Valencia with saffron. Lovely, unusual desserts include a tiny chocolate replica of a Salvador Dali painting. Service is excellent. Set as a Mediterranean marketplace, both indoors and out, the Sunday brunch offers a bounty of delicious fruit, vegetables and breads and is outstanding in its choices of meats, eggs and Catalan specialties.