Looking for a meal that is guaranteed to satisfy your hunger pangs tonight? These Arizona favorites serve up incredible dishes and are spots you should definitely add to you dining bucket list:
1. Andreoli Italian Grocer, Scottsdale
Looking to get a bite of Italian food that is not reminiscent of something you would get at a chain restaurant? This unassuming restaurant actually serves up some of the best Italian food you can get your hands on. Try out one of their daily specials.
2. El Charro, Tucson
El Charro has been a Tucson favorite since 1922 and more than 90 years later, it still manages to beat trendy spots for favorite Mexican restaurant. Plus, this is supposedly the home of the chimichanga, so you can't beat that, right?
3. El Guero Canelo, Tucson
Sonoran dogs are a unique take on the hot dog that you can only get in Arizona. If you have yet to give one a try, make sure you take your first bite here because they serve some of the best in the state.
4. Guayo's El Rey, Miami
Guayo's El Rey is located off the main road in the small town but the detour off the highway is worth it. Long held as one of the best examples of Sonoran Mexican cuisine, this restaurant will definitely delight your tastebuds and tummy.
5. MartAnne's Cafe, Flagstaff
This breakfast restaurant gets packed on a weekly basis for a reason. The chilaquiles here are to die for and a meal here will fill you up until dinner.
6. Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe, Phoenix
Before Lo-Lo's ever entered the scene with their famous waffles and fried chicken, THE place to get soul food in Arizona was Mrs. White's, which is located in central Phoenix and has been serving customers since the 1960s. In fact, did you know the two are related? Lo-Lo's is owned and operated by White's grandson, Larry White.
7. Pizzicletta, Flagstaff
Craving a delicious, homemade pizza? Save your craving for Pizzicletta in Flag because their woodfired pies are worth the wait. Just looking at their artisan-style pizzas makes my mouth water but walking into the pizzeria will give you a better idea of the joy your mouth will experience.
8. Superstition Saloon, Tortilla Flat
The trip on Apache Trail (Highway 88) to this restaurant should be a part of your bucket list, especially if you're coming from the eastern part of the state. The saloon is a major stopping point for people traveling along the old stagecoach route and offers a unique dining experience. Layers of signed dollar bills line the walls and if you opt to sit at the bar, be ready to feel like a cowboy because the seats were replaced with saddles.