Phoenix

Restaurants in Phoenix

From the menus on vintage metal clipboards to the cash register—which says, “You’re Pretty”—attention to detail is paramount at this sweet breakfast and lunch spot that opened in 2007.

Located in the open-air garden of Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix, True Food Kitchen serves “globally inspired cuisine” with an emphasis on freshness, health and flavor. True Food is a certified green restaurant where dishes are made with locally grown produce, and the menus are based on Dr.

Phoenix has many Mexican restaurants, but this one gets extra points for ambience, creativity, and affordability. It’s a neighborhood hangout, but instead of vinyl booths and plastic tables, it favors dark wood and Diego Rivera prints.

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The Phoenician resort’s fine-dining restaurant offers contemporary Italian-American cuisine in a sumptuous environment characterized by its chocolate brown and aqua palette, polished wood, crystal flourishes, and a comfortable outdoor patio just steps from the Sonoran Desert.

Located in the Camelback Corridor, Pane Bianco’s menu may be small, but this bakery and sandwich shop keeps customers returning for favorites like date and tomato jam and crow’s dairy goat cheese.

Located in Old Town, Stax Burger Bistro uses local ingredients to provide unique food combinations, such as wild boar burgers topped with Asian slaw and coconut curry sauce.

Candlelit Mediterranean

Development has gobbled up most of the old farmland in town, but not this tree-lined, 12-acre oasis, where the owners give a nod to the good old days by raising everything from turkeys to salad greens.

It’s all about the sauces at this Asian-fusion spot run by chef Johnny Chu.