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Only True Arizonans Have Eaten These 11 Legendary Dishes

A quick show of hands: do you know what it means to order your meal Christmas style? Do you know the difference between a cheese crisp and a quesadilla? Or do you know exactly how to make the perfect pitcher of sun tea?

Well, we have a list for you that includes some of Arizona’s best, most iconic foods! How many of these have you tried at least once?

Do you have a favorite iconic meal that always reminds you of your home in Arizona? Let us know your favorites in the comments below!

You can check out more favorite Arizona food and restaurants by reading about eateries on Route 66. Some of our favorites can be found in Here Are 13 Iconic Restaurants Along Arizona’s Route 66 That You Need To Try.

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at