Where to Get the Best Guac in the Valley

You’re sure to find places all over Phoenix with guacamole — but what about finding the best? There are so many guacamole makers to choose from, of course. Still, it’s important to know what sets them apart: flavors, as well as uniqueness, bring you into a good variety of guacs in the Valley that can really stand on their own. In fact, the places you see below are all places that give their guac a good amount of attention — enough to make them worth visiting for specifically that purpose. Check them out now!

Gallo Blanco

928 E Pierce St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

With a daily Happy Hour from 3 to 6, Gallo Blanco already wins the hearts of the thirsty! You’re even luckier if you’re on the lookout for some mouthwatering guacamole. Gallo Blanco is known for something they call “Gallo Guacamole,” which features red onion, serranos, orange segments, cotija cheese and more to make a truly unique and high-quality guac experience!

The Mission

Old Town Scottsdale location: 3815 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Kierland location: 7122 E Greenway Pkwy Ste 140, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Sporting two popular locations in Scottsdale, this Mexican food favorite specializes in tableside guac. That’s right — they make guacamole in front of you on a little table they wheel out, just to make the experience all the more personal. As if that weren’t enough to set them apart, The Mission also tops their guac with pepitas and cotija for an easily recognizable look and taste!

Barrio Cafe

2814 N 16th St #1205, Phoenix, AZ 85006

This restaurant is known across the world for its guac recipe — something that ought to make a lot of people jealous. But it’s for good reason! After all, Chef Silvana’s guacamole has been wowing the Phoenix population for twenty years. The uniquely celebrated guacamole here is made with pomegranate seeds, so maybe that’s why you can’t help but stay and have more. Just like Persephone, your fate is sealed once you taste this dish! 

The Mexicano

4801 E Cactus Rd Phoenix, Arizona

This delightful date night spot has a salsa and guacamole Ferris wheel — which can really light up the night on its own. Combine that with their build-your-own margarita bar and you’ve got yourself an exceptional spot to enjoy a meal in the Valley!

Guac Girl


Another place with much-loved pomegranate guac is the food truck known as Guac Girl. They might be in several places and sometimes hard to find, but they’re going to be at Uptown Market on October 22nd, so make your plans and pencil that date into your calendar now!

Taco Guild

546 E Osborn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Housed in a historic church building, Taco Guild is celebrated for its extensive list of agave spirits and its love for tacos inspired by cuisine all over the world! That inspiration extends naturally to their guacamole, which can be upgraded to include jalapeño bacon or chorizo as toppings. While you might show up at Taco Guild for the tacos, you’ll most definitely be there long enough to enjoy your favorite variety of guac!

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