11 Rural Restaurants Around Arizona That Are So Worth The Drive
We love small town restaurants and if you do too, this list won’t disappoint. Here are 11 of the best rural restaurants in Arizona with phenomenal food, charming atmospheres, and even better service. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill chain restaurants; this is a list of some of the very best, only-in-Arizona restaurants that offer some truly incredible food. Put these off-the-beaten-path restaurants on your bucket list, and be prepared for some seriously delicious dishes.
What do you think are the best rural restaurants in Arizona? Did they make the list? If you have more that you think we should feature, let us know in the comments below!
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Address: Big Nose Kate's Saloon, 417 E Allen St, Tombstone, AZ 85638, USA
Address: 235 E Warner Rd STE 107, Gilbert, AZ 85296, USA
Address: 117 Co Rd 1120, Greer, AZ 85927, USA
Address: 119 Jerome Ave, Jerome, AZ 86331, USA
Address: 6501 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331, USA
Address: 42661 US-180, Alpine, AZ 85920, USA
Address: 724 Industrial Dr #7a, Camp Verde, AZ 86322, USA
Address: 17680 N Munds Ranch, Munds Park, AZ 86017, USA
Address: 12976 N Sabino Canyon Park, Mt Lemmon, AZ 85619, USA
Address: Elvira, Tucson, AZ, USA
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Best Rural Restaurants In Arizona
February 05, 2021
What food is Arizona most famous for?
Officially, Arizona’s state food is the Apache Trout. But unofficially, chimichangas, otherwise known as deep-fried burritos, top the list of local’s favorites. Arizona folk take their chimichangas very seriously, and these 10 restaurants serve the very best in the entire state.
Does Arizona have a lot of rural areas?
Interestingly enough, land wise, Arizona is mostly rural. But the population primarily resides in urban areas. In fact, 90% of the population of Arizona lives within city boundaries.
Does Arizona have any cool roadside attractions?
Once you've eaten at all of the best rural restaurants in Arizona, you'll want to move on to explore some other unique places in the state. Our advice? Check out these 10 quirky roadside attractions in Arizona, compiled in a neat, little road trip that's sure to satisfy your curiosity.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.