Desert Ridge Marketplace Shopping and Restaurants

Dining, Shopping and Entertainment at an Outdoor Mall

••• District Stage at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Courtesy Desert Ridge Marketplace

There are about 75 stores and 30 restaurants at this outdoor complex of stores, restaurants and entertainment venues. 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 Desert Ridge Marketplace

Barnes & Noble, Kohl’s, HomeGoods, PetSmart, DSW Shoes, and Target are the larger stores.

My Favorite Stores at the Desert Ridge Marketplace

DSW Shoes, Barbeques Galore, Bath & Body Works, Jo-Ann, Kirkland's, Old Navy, Ulta, American Eagle, Pet Club, Total Wine & More, Barnes & Noble, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Pier 1 Imports.


Dave & Buster's, California Pizza Kitchen, Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, The Keg, Sandbar, Majerle's, Nori Sushi, Smashburger, Café Zupas, Macaroni Grill, Rubio's, Slices Pizza, Sweet Tomatoes, Sizzle Korean Barbecue, and Yardhouse. There are also some fast food offerings.

Worth mentioning:

  • 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 Marketplace covers a large area, 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.
  • The splash pad is the place to be with your little ones on those hot summer days and evenings!

    Desert Ridge Marketplace Address and Directions

    Desert Ridge Marketplace is located in Phoenix, Arizona just north of the Loop 101 on Tatum Boulevard. 

    21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85050

    Phone 480-513-7586

    GPS 33.676354,-111.973651

    From Loop 101 - take Exit 31, Tatum Blvd. Turn north.
    Note: This location is NOT accessible by Valley Metro Rail.

    You can see this location marked on a Google map. From there you can zoom in and out, get driving directions if you need more specifics than mentioned above, and see what else is nearby.

    Points of Interest Nearby

    The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is right next door, with even more fine dining choices. Hop on the Loop 101 going east and you are in North Scottsdale in a few minutes.

    The Musical Instrument Museum is just across the highway. Don't miss this unique attraction!

    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.