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Dec 3: Paul Boyle The Downside Risk is pleased to announce, long time valley musician Paul Boyle, will play an acoustic show Wednesday December 3rd at 7pm.
Game Day Specials Catch all the NFL action every Thursday, Sunday and Monday at the Downside Risk with the best game day specials in the valley.
Downside Gift Cards Here's the ultimate gift for someone who needs a little more fun.
Happy Hour Join us at the Downside Risk after your busy day to relax with your friends, colleagues or family and enjoy our special Happy Hour menu Monday through Friday from 3 to 7pm and all day Saturday.
PAC 12 Football College football is BACK! Catch every exciting moment of Pac-12 football this Fall at the Downside Risk.
Happy Hour Menu Need a break?  Want to unwind after work?  Relax and enjoy a creative snack from our new Happy Hour Munchies Menu.
NOV 29: Alan Dequina Local valley musician and songwriter, Alan Dequina will play at the Downside Risk tonight at 7pm.

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Live Music

The Downside Risk is the best place for live music in Scottsdale. Take a chance and hear what you have been missing.


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GAME Day Specials

Make the Downside Risk your game day headquarters every Thursday, Sunday and Monday and enjoy our happy hour, food specials, and much more.


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Sushi Menu

Whether you're craving something exotic or you're looking for vegetarian options, our sushi menu has it all.


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The Downside Risk is Back

The Downside Risk, with its long history in Arizona, strives to be the best local bar and restaurant in Scottsdale providing patrons with great drink specials, a quality menu served with a friendly smile, and a side of great service.

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chasersThe Downside Risk provides patrons with a professional designated driving service from Chasers DD so they can get home safely and conveniently. Get A Ride

Private Room

privateBook an Event in our Private Room! - Anniversaries, birthday parties, and other can be held in our spacious private room. Book Now!

Contact Us

The Downside Risk
8989 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 608 
Scottsdale, AZ 85253-2325

Phone: (480) 245-6513
Fax: (480) 245-6813