For nearly three decades, Los Sombreros has been a Valley treasure with a loyal fanbase who clamor to its Scottsdale location for authentic Mexican eats. The eatery recently added a third outpost to its lineup (Uptown Phoenix marked its second location), giving Mesa diners easier access to its delicious specialties.
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Phoenix’s newest restaurant, Chantico, celebrates the diversity of Mexican cuisine and culture through its unique aesthetic and menu offerings—with much of it actually drawing on inspiration from Mexico City itself.
We already knew 2020 was a bummer when the East Valley was deprived of Clever Koi Gilbert, which was out of service after a serious kitchen fire at the end of 2019 (and then, you know, the pandemic). Months after closing, the restaurant is now open, bringing its incredible cocktails and ramen back to Downtown Gilbert.
A favorite Flagstaff hangout, The Oakmont boasts a massive, family-friendly patio, an evolving menu of classic dishes and a casual atmosphere for taking in a beer and the big game.
The West Valley’s newest elevated brunch hotspot, Hash Kitchen, comes from the mind of Chef Joey Maggiore and features decadent dishes, a boozy build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, and an unparalleled party aesthetic.
Kasai Scottsdale—the Valley’s premier Japanese steakhouse—is an Asian cuisine-focused experience that celebrates teppanyaki-style dining through sushi and Asian fusion.
With locations in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Bootleggers is a casually upscale, modern American smokehouse that’s famous for its rustic ambience and eclectic comfort food creations.
Located in Downtown Phoenix at the Camelback Colonnade is Dori Hand Roll Bar & Ramen—the Valley’s first-hand roll bar and ramen restaurant.
Phoenix’s newest eatery, The Boozy Breakfast, features decadent brunch options, lunch specials and, of course, an extensive drink menu that includes Bloody Marys and one-of-a-kind craft cocktails.
The Barley Hound is an American gastropub located in the heart of Prescott that has become an eclectic culinary destination with the city’s best craft cocktail menu.