Restaurants in Arizona

There aren’t many frills as this wood-bedecked café, but it’s got a fireplace and serves all sorts of comfort food: biscuits and gravy, homemade soups, and all sorts of cobblers (try the peach, apple, or blackberry).

Situated in a residential neighborhood near Camelback Mountain, Hermosa Inn’s flagship restaurant serves American-Southwest cuisine, using fresh herbs and produce from an on-site garden.

A mecca for the health-conscious set with its fair-trade coffee, all-vegetarian menu, and decadent baked goods like fruit tarts, brownies, and cheesecakes.

Grab a burger or salad at this sleek Old Town Scottsdale restaurant that opened in 1988 as a café and watering hole with casual bar food and drinks and late-night dancing.

The window seats offer primo views of private jets flying up and down the runway. Stop by and fuel up with a Red Rock Omelet (avocado, tomato, bacon, jack cheese) in the morning.

The family-owned restaurant is family-friendly and great for those who like their Mexican and New Mexican food hot. Order anything that’s fried; both the chimichangas and sopaipillas are superlative.

The restaurant serves up hearty breakfasts (try the Navajo-style huevos rancheros).

Lead by executive chef Gregory Laprad, Quiessence serves ontemporary American cuisine. The restaurant is located at the Farm at South Mountain, a historic property that now houses businesses dedicated to freshness and wellbeing.

Situated in Old Town, this indoor-outdoor cantina is a casual party spot that serves traditional Mexican fare along with affordable margaritas and beers. In fact, Dos Gringos claims to sell more Corona than any other restaurant in the country.