Arizona August 24, 2016
These 9 Little Known Restaurant In Arizona Are Hard To Find But Worth The Search
Short of going back home to Mom or Grandma’s house, there’s no better place to find some delicious homestyle cooking than in a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant. While Arizona tends to have a reputation for being the home of chain restaurants, we actually have a large number of little locally owned restaurants that deserve a shout out. Here are 9 such restaurants that offer comfort on a plate.
1. Bobo’s Restaurant, Tucson
There’s nothing that says comfort quite like finding a favorite hometown diner that offers inexpensive, tasty meals with a smile. That’s exactly what you’ll find here plus the portions are HUGE!
Address: 2938 E Grant Rd, Tucson
2. Casa Rivera’s Taco Express, Oracle
This restaurant looks a little rough around the edges but don’t let that fool you. This little restaurant serves some delicious tacos and you’ll want to have the breakfast version which are served until 2pm.
Address: 1975 W American Ave, Oracle
3. Cozy Corner Cafe, Mesa
You’ll find this little restaurant sitting in a strip mall in east Mesa and it fills up quick during the day! Cozy Corner serves some tasty traditional American foods throughout the day, helping you to feel like you’re eating a meal at home.
Address: 5901 E McKellips Rd, Mesa
4. Da Vang, Phoenix
For most people, comfort food equals a warm bowl of chicken noodle soup. If you want to take that meal up the next step, try a bowl of pho which is a savory beef noodle soup with a hint of licorice flavor. You can also add your own toppings to personalize the flavors to suit your tastes.
Address: 4538 N 19th Ave, Phoenix
5. Duron’s El Zarape, Yuma
6. Knock Kneed Lobster, Phoenix
It’s a shame the Phoenix light rail doesn’t stop right in front of this restaurant, which has been serving crispy seafood in a nautical-style restaurant since the 1940s.
Address: 3202 E Washington St, Phoenix
7. Reb’s Cafe, Benson
This small town diner is exactly how you imagine a small town diner to look. You’ll find big food portions here at an affordable price plus quite a few photos of John Wayne hanging on the walls.
Address: 1020 W 4th St, Benson
8 Steve & Kathy’s Blue Hills Cafe, Dewey
Looking for an old fashioned mom and pop diner for your next meal? Try out the Blue Hills Cafe, which is located just outside of Prescott and offers a nice variety of tasty meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Address: 12262 E Bradshaw Mountain Rd, Dewey
9. Trapper’s Cafe, Taylor
You know how whenever you go to visit your grandmother, she would load you up with tasty food to make sure you don’t go hungry? That experience is exactly what you’ll get here!
Address: 9 S Main, Taylor
Want to find more hidden gem restaurants around the state? Check out one of our previous articles,
11 Small Town Diners In Arizona With Meals To Die For.