Arizona January 02, 2017
The 14 Places You Should Eat In Arizona In 2017
Now that the new year is here, you might be thinking of how to make the best of 2017. Why not try changing things up a bit, starting with your dining routine? Here are a few incredible restaurants we highlighted in 2016 that you should definitely try out this year! Don’t forget to click the links provided in each description for more details about each restaurant.
1. Barrio Cafe, Phoenix
We’re starting this list with one of the most renowned Mexican restaurants in Phoenix,
. This restaurant has received quite a few awards, including the coveted James Beard, and is known for its guacamole made table-side.
Address: 2814 North 16th Street, Phoenix
2. Big Tex Bar-B-Que, Willcox
If you like trains and barbeque, then you should try out this little restaurant the next time you’re in Willcox.
Big Tex Bar-B-Que
sits inside a vintage dining car that will make your meal both memorable and amusing.
Address: 130 East Maley Street, Willcox
3. Cerreta Candy Company, Glendale
Calling all sugar lovers! You need to try out
Cerreta Candy Company
, a family-owned candy store that has hand made and sold their own candy since 1948. You can get a tour of the little factory, sample some of their sweets, and take home your favorites.
Address: 5345 West Glendale Avenue, Glendale
4. Cliff Dwellers Restaurant, Marble Canyon
Need an opportunity to wind down and get some peace and quiet?
Cliff Dwellers Restaurant
sits at the base of Vermilion Cliff and is one of the most remote restaurants you will find in Arizona! Try the pie!
5. Cress on Oak Creek, Sedona
This restaurant is perfect for special occasions or just your annual Treat Yo’self Day brunch with mimosas.
Cress on Oak Creek
at the L’Auberge de Sedona resort sits right along the banks of the picturesque creek and is perfect for day and night dining. You won’t regret it!
Address: 301 L’Auberge Lane, Sedona
6. Crown Railroad Cafe, Flagstaff
Another restaurant centered around trains, the
Crown Railroad Cafe
in Flagstaff offers a perfect view of the passing trains and has a model train running the tracks right above your head. What a way to enjoy your meal!
Address: 3300 East Route 66, Flagstaff
7. Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In, Seligman
Route 66 has always been known for its iconic vision of American life and this little restaurant in Seligman offers an eclectic view.
Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In
is the perfect spot to grab a burger and shake and enjoy a piece of American (and Arizona’s) history with a touch of whimsy.
Address: 301 West Chino Avenue, Seligman
8. The Desert Bar, Parker
If you’re looking for a remote spot to get a few drinks and some chow in between your boating excursions on the Colorado River, then you need to visit
the Desert Bar
. It’s a bumping ride to the bar/saloon but you’ll love the view of nothing but mountains, desert, and sky from your seat.
9. Guayo’s El Rey, Miami
One of the most well-known restaurants in Arizona,
Guayo’s El Rey
is often touted as one of the
places to get Mexican food in the state. You’ll find classic Sonoran dishes in this family-operated restaurant.
Address: 716 Sullivan Street, Miami
10. Longhorn Restaurant, Tombstone
The oldest continuously operated restaurant in Tombstone and one of (if not the) oldest in the state,
is a spot rich in history and perfect for getting a dinner.
Address: 501 East Allen Street, Tombstone
11. Lute’s Casino, Yuma
Looking for a restaurant with both character and delicious food? Give
a try! This restaurant has some crazy décor but the food (especially the burgers) will keep your attention.
Address: 221 South Main Street, Yuma
12. Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse, Tucson
Or, if you’re looking for a chance to relax and engage in some good Western-themed fun, then check out the
Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse
at the Trail Dust Town attraction in Tucson. It’s so casual that if you arrive wearing a tie, be prepared to have it cut off by your server!
Address: 6541 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson
13. Rock Springs Cafe, Black Canyon City
For a good slice of pie, visit
Rock Springs Cafe
in Black Canyon City, just off the I-17. You’ll find a wide variety of pies to eat on-site or to take home.
Address: 35900 South Old Black Canyon Highway, Black Canyon City
14. Taco Guild, Phoenix
Dine inside a part of Phoenix history at
. Located in midtown Phoenix, the restaurant once was the home of a small church in what was then a farming community in Phoenix. The church was deconsecrated a few years ago and was brought back to life as a place to get upscale tacos.
Address: 546 East Osborn Road, Phoenix
How many of these restaurants have you visited before? Which ones are you most looking forward to visiting this year?
If you want ideas for additional new things to try out this year, check out yesterday’s article,
The 17 Places You Should go In Arizona In 2017.