Phoenix

Restaurants in Phoenix

Located in the Kierland Commons shopping center, Zinc Bistro serves classic French fare alongside inventive French-American fusion dishes.

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.

This house-turned-restaurant in the Coronado neighborhood is owned by architect and first-time restaurateur DJ Fernandes.

For a city with such a small African-American population (just over 5 percent, according to the latest census), Phoenix boasts some surprisingly good soul food. A longtime staple of the genre, Mrs.

The restaurant serves terrific omelettes and charbroiled burgers; it’s also the de facto canteen for the adjacent “World’s Smallest Museum” (exhibiting a hodgepodge of curios, from an 1850s frying pan to a 1984 Compaq computer).

At this popular Mexican eatery, an expansive banquet hall adjoins an equally cavernous dining room. Vibrantly colored sails hang high above to absorb some of the mariachi music reverberating off the tiled floor—creating a festive and raucous atmosphere.

Situated on the northern side of Camelback Mountain at the Sanctuary Resort and Spa, this flagship contemporary American restaurant has panoramic views of Paradise Valley.