The Oldest Restaurant In Arizona Has A Truly Incredible History
By Monica Spencer|Published July 31, 2016
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at email@example.com.
During Arizona’s frontier days, restaurants typically came in the form of saloons and those often lasted as long as a town’s heyday. A few lucky spots around the state have managed to survive throughout the centuries but Arizona’s oldest restaurant also happens to call one of those old boomtowns its home.