Up in the mountains, away from the big city buzz, it may be hard for you to decide where to go, what to eat, and how to enjoy your stay in Flagstaff. Luckily for you, we happen to know ten of the best restaurants in Flagstaff, AZ you must try while you’re there. So, read on!
991 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
If they weren’t so well-known for their delectable shakes and malts, the burgers would do the talking for Mama Burger. Or you might hear from their perfectly seasoned fries. Whatever you get at this greasy spoon will be well deserved!
2120 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Trust us when we say, the ranch dressing from this restaurant — be it the one on Fourth Street or the one downtown — is incomparable. Also, their pies are fantastic, especially the Flagstaff (garlic, pesto, artichoke heart, and cheese galore).
1 S Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
In true bagel shop form, this breakfast restaurant in Flagstaff, AZ has diversified its offerings to mouthwatering deli sandwiches like Biff’s Reuben (all on bagels, of course), espresso beverages (or chai for you tea drinkers), and of course, a stellar lox spread.
719 N Humphreys St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
A coffee shop with killer sandwiches, or a sandwich shop with smooth, sweet coffee? Whatever you pick, you might find yourself inside Kickstand Kafé, where The Kicker and the Roogz sandwich are mouthwatering enough — not to mention the signature lattes you can try there.
413 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
This proud establishment is a wine bar, a charcuterie stop, and a classy dinner destination all in one. Do you you want to share some cheeses and cocktails, that’s easy at Brix. If you’re looking for the best restaurants in Flagstaff, AZ, order a tender duck breast or vegetable lasagna with your favorite bottle of wine!
801 S Milton Rd Ste 3, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Where cuisine of Tibet, Nepal, and India come together, there’s Himalayan Grill, a charming restaurant in a strip mall in Flagstaff offering various biryani, tikka masala, and various other delicacies like perfectly grilled tandoori chicken.
1000 N Humphreys St #243, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
A taste of Sonora all the way in the mountains of Flagstaff, Casa Duarte sports delicious elotes, red chile beef, various tacos for meat lovers and vegetarians alike, and even the Phoenix-famous Sonoran hot dogs — complete with obligatory bacon-wrapping.
2760 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
For a taste of the Wild West while still enjoying a steak cooked like it should be, check out this saloon-inspired locale. Musical revue is another part of the evening to enjoy, beginning nightly at 5:30 p.m. if you’re looking for dinner and a show.
2320 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
A little bit of barbecue, a little bit of Cajun cuisine, and a whole lot of meats — Satchmo’s is the best restaurant in Flagstaff, AZ to order ribs, a po’ boy, some pulled pork or just a pint of jambalaya. This locale surprises those looking for a taste of the bayou at over a mile high.
117 N Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
It’s not just the pizzas here that are worth having — of the two locations, Pizzicletta at Dark Sky Brewing (the Pizzicletta on Beaver Street) has a brewery inside, so you can get a feel for more of Arizona’s beer culture while enjoying boutique wood-fired pie. Va bene?