15 Best Restaurants in Arizona!

Arizona is loaded with fantastic food of all types. Yes, you are in the Southwest so most of the top restaurants are going to focus on these types of plates. No worries, there is plenty of superlative dishes to choose from!

Listed below are the top 15 restaurants in Arizona that serve absolutely wonderful experiences.

1. CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, Marana, AZ

This establishment offers a top quality dining experience to customers who want a quiet evening of luxurious eating. Also the spectacular view of the Arizona desert offers a sharp contrast to the pampering interiors, but in the summer you are going to want to be inside. The menu contains outstanding dishes and the Colorado lamb shank may dominate the board.

2. Coppa Café and Bistro, Flagstaff, AZ

From baked meatballs to salads and sandwiches, you get it all here! Now customers can get a taste of the best European dishes in Flagstaff! The locally-produced organic ingredients and modern innovative cooking techniques add a freshness to the delicacies served.

3. House of Tricks, Tempe, AZ

Famous for its warm and inviting atmosphere and mouth-watering dishes, House of Tricks is popular with both the critics and the crowd. The pleasant sunny patios, historic bungalows, and outdoor tree covered bar are perfect for intimate gatherings and casual meetings.

4. Elote Café, Sedona, AZ

The astounding chef of this café can create some of Arizona's finest Mexican cuisines, especially the critically recommended lamb adobo which is Elote's signature dish.

5. Binkley's at Midtown, Phoenix, AZ

A well-known brand in Arizona, Binkley's has a team of award-winning chefs delivering the best of Southwestern cuisines. And the extensive menu can appeal to the pickiest of customers! The newly-located Binkley's at Midtown opens this fall.

6. El Chorro Lodge, Paradise Valley, AZ

Enjoy a variety of seasonal and unique dishes rich in flavor and textures! Especially the seasonal wild salmon, and the center cut filet. El Chorro is also known for its picturesque Camelback Mountains being the backdrop, a perfect venue for hosting family reunions and get togethers.

7. Romeo's Euro Café, Gilbert, AZ

Romeo's Euro Café has been in business for years and is known for its classic Greek food, especially the roasted almond tortellini that has been a favorite among customers. Plenty of food, fantastic company, and a lively atmosphere - what more could you ask for?

8. El Gato Azul, Prescott, AZ

The quirky, upbeat, and friendly atmosphere makes one feel instantly welcome and comfortable. Famous for its green chile mac & cheese, and a whole array of Italian, Mexican, and Southwestern cuisines, El Gato Azul is best suited for both formal and casual dining.

9. Café Roka, Bisbee, AZ

Offering a perfect blend of Mediterranean, Italian, and Mexican dishes, Café Roka caters to all kinds of foodies across Arizona. From vegans to meat lovers, everyone is welcome here! And set in a historical backdrop, this place offers unique flavors and textures leading to a memorable dining experience.

10. Cowboy Ciao, Scottsdale, AZ

Set in Scottsdale, Cowboy Ciao has been serving customers for about 20 years now and is famous for its modern American Food. The widely-popular Stetson chopped salad offers an interesting mix of Italian and Mexican flavors.

11. Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana, Phoenix, AZ

This pizza place in Phoenix still uses the age old pizza making techniques of Napoli such as the unique 905 degree oven that give the pizzas served at Pomo Pizzeria its special flavor and taste.

12. Kai Restaurant, Chandler, AZ

The secret behind Kai's success lies in the locally sourced ingredients from the Gila River Indian Community. This AAA Five Diamond-rated restaurant at Chandler has been awarded many accolades including the Forbes Five Star Award.

13. The Mission, Scottsdale, AZ

Known for its authentic Mexican and local cuisines, the Mission offers diners the best tacos, pork shoulders, and pozole in Arizona!

14. POSH, Scottsdale, AZ

The best thing about POSH is its unpredictable menu! Yes, diners have to fill out forms stating their preferences according to which the chef prepares the multi-course meals.

15. The Turquoise Room, Winslow, AZ

This Winslow-based dining spot is among the most remote of Arizona's restaurants situated on a lonely stretch of the Interstate 40 between Flagstaff and Holbrook, but the authentic local flavors and rustic cuisines make it a popular choice among diners.

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