Arizona July 21, 2017
10 Mouthwatering Restaurants In Arizona That Are Perfect To Take Out Of Town Guests To
Anticipating out of town guests to show up on your doorstep? Whether their arrival is this weekend or during the upcoming holidays, you might be wondering where to take them for a meal. Make that selection process a little easier with this list which highlights 10 restaurants known for delicious meals and great experiences.
1. Aqui con El Nene, Tucson
Okay, this isn’t a restaurant but this is just one example of how delicious the meals served from Arizona’s food trucks are! Get a Sonoran dog or a plate of carne asada tacos for a quick, delicious meal.
Location: Northwest corner of Flowing Wells and Wetmore Roads in Tucson.
2. Cafe Monarch, Scottsdale
Enjoying a special occasion or welcoming a long distance lover to town? Make a reservation at this Scottsdale restaurant which has one of the most romantic courtyards you will ever see.
Address: 6934 East 1st Avenue, Scottsdale.
3. Cress on Oak Creek, Sedona
If your guests enjoy beautiful views and the finer things in life, they will fall in love with this restaurant located in the L’Auberge de Sedona Resort. Partake in a heavenly meal on the banks of the Oak Creek and discuss potential hiking trails to enjoy later on.
Address: 301 L’Auberge Lane, Sedona.
4. Crown King Saloon, Crown King
Crown King Saloon/Yelp
If the weather is accommodating and you want to show your guests a bit of that Old West heritage without the fluff, try out this historic saloon in Crown King. It’s also a great opportunity for them to see what Arizona’s mountains and wilderness look like since getting here requires a mighty long drive on dirt roads that get rough and muddy with precipitation. The journey though is worth it!
Address: 7219 Main Street, Crown King.
5. Durant’s, Phoenix
This downtown restaurant is located right along Central Avenue and provides an upscale dining experience. Order a steak, a cocktail, and sit back in the red leather seats to talk about the days when you used to cruise down Central.
Address: 2611 North Central Avenue, Phoenix.
6. Dining Room at El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon Village
Nothing says Arizona like a trip to the Grand Canyon so make it a little more special with a meal here. Not only is the restaurant located inside the historic El Tovar Hotel but it also has some amazing views of the Grand Canyon.
Address: 1 Main Street, Grand Canyon Village.
7. Fry Bread House, Phoenix
Want to introduce your guests to a taste of Arizona’s Indigenous cuisines? The Fry Bread House is a central Phoenix staple that serves some favorite Tohono O’odham dishes, including Indian tacos and red chile stew that you can enjoy with fry bread or chumath.
Address: 4545 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix.
8. Lute’s Casino, Yuma
Looking for a restaurant that’s a bit eccentric but offers delicious meals that all of your guests will enjoy? If you’re in the Yuma area, a trip to Lute’s Casino is sure to satisfy every tummy and the crazy décor will give you plenty to talk about.
Address: 221 South Main Street, Yuma.
9. MartAnne’s Burrito Palace, Flagstaff
10. Turquoise Room at La Posada Hotel, Winslow
This hotel is the gem of Winslow: one of the few surviving Fred Harvey railroad hotels also located along Route 66, La Posada was restored and reopened to much fanfare. Plus, the hotel is home to an award-winning restaurant that serves a fine dining menu inspired by the regional cuisine.
Address: 303 East 2nd Street, Winslow.
This list is certainly not exhaustive so let us know where you like to take your out of town guests to enjoy some of Arizona’s cuisine.
If you and your guest are on the road, check out an Arizona roadside restaurant for a tasty meal. Read some of our suggestions in
These 10 Roadside Restaurants In Arizona Are Worth Stopping For.