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Restaurants in Phoenix

From casual taquerias to award-wining fine-dining rooms, Phoenix restaurants cater to a myriad of tastes. A trip to the Southwest wouldn't be complete without a little south-of-the-border flavor, available in spades at popular Phoenix restaurants such as the Barrio Cafe. Here, diners can enjoy guacamole made tableside, coffee sourced from Chiapas and more than 250 types of tequila.

Standout restaurants in Phoenix are also at home at many of the area's resorts. Famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten operates J&G Steakhouse out of The Phoenician Hotel, offering expertly prepared steak, seafood and live jazz entertainment. Its neighbor, Il Terrazzo, also at The Phoenician, serves up Italian-American dishes sic has lasagna, beef carpaccio and minestrone. Plus, diners can dine al fresco on its desert-side patio.

Many of the best restaurants in Phoenix call its downtown area home. Visitors can find slices with a national reputation at Pizzeria Bianco in Heritage Square, all prepared with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients.

  • Alchemy Restaurant & Wine Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located 30 minutes from Scottsdale at the CopperWynd Resort, Alchemy serves New American cuisine amid panoramic views of the Sonoran Desert and McD... More
  • Andreoli Italian Grocer

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Located on the north side of town, Andreoli Italian Grocer is both an Italian restaurant and a store selling imported Italian specialty items. Chef... More
  • Atlas Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Unlike most Scottsdale restaurants, Atlas Bistro really does have a bring-your-own bottle of wine policy. Why? Because this tiny bistro sits right ... More
  • AZ 88

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    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... More
  • Barrio Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Founded in 2002, Phoenix's Barrio Cafe offers a taste of Mexico in both atmosphere and flavor. The menu is focused on southern Mexico cuisine, with... More
  • Binkley’s

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef Kevin Binkley's eponymous restaurant looks unassuming in its strip mall location, north of Phoenix and Scottsdale. But the chef’s critically a... More
  • Buckboard City Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The restaurant serves terrific omelettes and charbroiled burgers; it’s also the de facto canteen for the adjacent “World’s Smallest Museum” (exhibi... More
  • Center Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Try a "karmic colada" - soy, coconut, strawberries, and a heart-strengthening shot of gac fruit. More
  • Christopher's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the Biltmore Fashion Park, Christopher’s is outfitted with a wood-plank ceiling, white walls with bright orange accents, and plush brown... More
  • Cowboy Ciao

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef Peter Kasperski gets credit not only for overseeing excellent cooking, but also for having a sense of humor. He’s the mastermind behind severa... More
  • Delux

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This chic yet informal burger joint (the design is heavy on stainless steel and glass) serves salads (the beet variety is particularly tasty) and s... More
  • Dos Gringos

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Situated in Old Town, this indoor-outdoor cantina is a casual party spot that serves traditional Mexican fare along with affordable margaritas and ... More
  • Elements, Paradise Valley

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Situated on the northern side of Camelback Mountain at the Sanctuary Resort and Spa, this flagship contemporary American restaurant has panoramic v... More
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  • Estate House

    At the multilevel Estate House you can go formal in the champagne-and-caviar bar, or head to the more casual lounge upstairs for small plates and l... More

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