15 Best Places To Eat In Flagstaff, AZ - Updated 2023

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When in Flagstaff, you’re going to have to eat at some point. Instead of the same-old fast food, why not make it a delicious experience? From brewpubs to Mexican cuisine to organic eateries, Flagstaff will keep you well-fed and happy throughout your entire experience. There are plenty of food establishments to choose from though and you may be wondering what are the best food establishments in the area. To prevent you from being overwhelmed with the choices, here is a list of the best places to eat in Flagstaff, AZ.

And if you’re looking for a place to stay in Flagstaff, check out the hotels and Vrbo vacation rentals for your accommodation needs.

1. MartAnnes Burrito Palace

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Posted by MartAnne's Burrito Palace on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

If you’re anywhere near Flagstaff, make sure to visit MartAnne’s Burrito Palace. Found on route 66, it is a family-owned restaurant and one of the local favorites. Known as ‘the house that chilaquiles built’, the restaurant serves authentic Southwestern and Mexican cuisine in a casual environment. It also provides various vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, so there is something for everyone. Take your vacation to a whole new level of fun by treating your family or travel buddies to the popular chilaquiles and creative cocktails!

MartAnnes Burrito Palace

Address: 112 E. Route 66 , Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: MartAnnes Burrito Palace

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 7:30am - 9pm; Sun: 7:30am - 3:30pm

2. Pizzicletta

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Delicious wood-fired pizza is guaranteed when you visit Pizzicletta. Made from locally sourced ingredients on the naturally-leavened dough, the pizza from Pizzicletta not only tastes fresh but is easier to digest, making you feel fresh. Enjoy your meal with the perfect wine from the specially selected wine list; a perfect pairing that adds to Pizzicletta’s ambiance and your experience.


Address: 203 W Phoenix Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: Pizzicletta

3. The Northern Pines Restaurant

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Posted by The Northern Pines Restaurant on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Enjoy an authentic Flagstaff experience at the locally owned Northern Pines Restaurant. With a menu composed of high-quality, fresh food, your mouth will be watering before you even get through the door. Even if you’re not hungry, the lounge area is open for guests who want to sit back, relax, and enjoy a pint. Of the fifteen beers on tap, over half are proudly brewed in Arizona. On the menu, you will find steaks cut and aged by Randall’s Fine Meats, and meals made with delicious, pure ingredients like real butter and Satchmo’s seasonings. With a family-friendly atmosphere, sophisticated setting, and ambiance reflective of Flagstaff’s unique nature, you’re sure to love the Northern Pines Restaurant.

The Northern Pines Restaurant

Address: 2200 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Website: The Northern Pines Restaurant

4. Diablo Burger

Diablo Burger
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Made from 100% local, grass-fed, open-range, antibiotic-free, and growth-hormone-free beef, you can taste the difference at Diablo Burger. On top of the tasty patty, you will notice fresh-baked buns, crisp lettuce and tomato, savory cheese, and more, all produced as locally as possible, ensuring you the best flavor possible. With a friendly staff, a casual dining atmosphere, and a great cause to promote conservation, Diablo Burger is the place to enjoy the best burger of your life.

Diablo Burger

Address: 120 N Leroux St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: Diablo Burger

5. Satchmo’s

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Since 2009, Satchmo’s has been bringing family-style barbecue and Cajun cuisine to Flagstaff. When you visit Satchmo’s, you won’t feel like a customer, but a member of the family and Satchmo’s wants to keep it that way. Combining veterans, smoked meat, festivals, beer, car shows, backyard weddings, music, and more, Satchmo’s is the perfect cajun and barbecue restaurant to experience a whole lot of Flagstaff at once. Serving delicious pork, brisket, catfish, bread pudding, and more, your Flagstaff trips just won’t be complete without a stop at Satchmo’s.


Address: 2320 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Website: Satchmo’s

6. Salsa Brava

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With salsa made fresh every day, and food made to order, Salsa Brava on Route 66 is the perfect Mexican restaurant to visit when in Flagstaff. Only using all-natural, antibiotic and hormone-free chicken, trimmed top sirloin, and lean pork, Salsa Brava brings you delicious food you can feel good about. Other amazing ingredients include fresh produce, aged Wisconsin cheese, and 100 percent cholesterol-free canola oil, no lard, no MSG. Lunch and dinner are served daily, and if the weather’s nice, be sure to enjoy your meal on Salsa Brava’s charming patio.

Salsa Brava

Address: 2220 E Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Website: Salsa Brava

7. Josephine’s Modern American Bistro

Flagstaff, Arizona 503 N Humphreys 2
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For a taste of America, look no further than Josephine’s Modern American Bistro. Mere blocks from historic downtown, Josephine’s Modern American Bistro brings delicious creations by Chef Tony Cosentino, Chef of the Year recipient, to each guest’s palate. As a unique feature, Chef Cosentino frequently updates the menu, showcasing the best produce and seafood of the season. Even if you’re a picky eater, you’re sure to find something you like as the menu features a wide selection of American cuisine.

Wine lovers will rave over Josephine’s extensive wine list, featured on the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the past six years, and perfect for pairing with meals. Serving both lunch and dinner in a casual, comfortable environment, Josephine’s is perfect for family dining, a delicious date, or a night on the town with friends.

Josephine’s Modern American Bistro

Address: 503 N Humphreys St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: Josephine’s Modern American Bistro

8. Beaver Street Brewery

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As the first brewpub in Flagstaff, Beaver Street Brewery has been bringing delicious craft beer and tasty food to customers since 1994. Featuring unique sandwiches, salads, and a variety of wood-fired pizzas that pair perfectly with the brewery’s beer, your experience at Beaver Street Brewery will be one to remember. In this family-friendly environment, you can view your food as it’s prepared in the open kitchen or watch the brewer create new handcrafted beers and lagers behind the bar. Bottled beers are available as well. Out back you’ll find beautiful views of the San Francisco Peaks while you enjoy the seasonal Beer Garden. And if you’re looking for a more adult atmosphere, visit Brews & Cues, the brewery’s 21 and over the bar next door, featuring the same great food and service.

Beaver Street Brewery

Address: 11 S Beaver St #1, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: Beaver Street Brewery

9. Wildflower Bread Company

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Posted by Wildflower Bread Company on Monday, May 23, 2022

At Wildflower Bread Company, freshness is served daily. Bread-making is an art form to Wildflower, meaning each piece of bread is handcrafted, allowed to rise slowly, taking 16-24 hours, and never made with additives or preservatives. And while the bread is the business, the menu is full of other delicious meals like pasta dishes, soup, sandwiches, salads, and comfort foods, all made with precision and a mind for perfection. What’s more, when you eat at Wildflower, you support a company that supports charities fighting poverty, hunger, illness, and more.

Wildflower Bread Company

Address: 530 Piccadilly Dr #100, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: Wildflower Bread Company

10. MIX Flagstaff

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Come in for BREAKFAST 8-12 every weekend!! A local favorite since 2011!!! . . #MeetMeAtMIX . . . #mixflagstaff...

Posted by Mix Flagstaff on Saturday, November 30, 2019

Before you head off to the city and complete your list of things to do, have some breakfast at MIX Flagstaff first. It brings delicious pancakes, tasty French toast, and savory omelets to everyone’s palate every morning. Perfect for breakfast, the MIX is dedicated to making your breakfast get you through the morning and taste amazing! If breakfast isn’t your thing, but you still want to visit this trendy eatery, never fret: the MIX also serves lunch and dinner. Pick from a variety of salads, sandwiches, and soups of the day for the perfect meal and delightful experience.

MIX Flagstaff

Address: 120 N. Leroux, In the Old Town Shops, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: MIX Flagstaff

11. Shift Kitchen and Bar

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Posted by Shift on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

With the mission to “shift” the mentality of the normal dining experience, Shift Kitchen & Bar on San Francisco st. offers a wide array of beautifully plated food from snacks to desserts. The atmosphere of this restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening dinner, though that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy it with your friends and family as the dishes alone are quite a delight. Craft cocktails are available to complete the dining experience. Also, they conduct monthly bake sales where they offer special deals on their lovely pastries.

Shift Kitchen and Bar

Address: 107 N San Francisco St Ste 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, United States

Website: Shift Kitchen and Bar

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 5pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)

12. Delhi Palace

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Posted by Delhi Palace on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

In the mood for some Indian cuisine for lunch or dinner? Then look no further than Delhi Palace. Serving a wide array of mouthwatering Indian food like tandoori chicken, saag paneer, chicken tikka masala, and many more, you are sure to leave this restaurant full and satisfied. And to top it all off, this restaurant allows for online ordering through their partner apps. If you’re wondering where to eat in Flagstaff, why not give Delhi Palace a try?

Delhi Palace

Address: 2500 S Woodlands Village Blvd #8, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, United States

Website: Delhi Palace

Opening hours: 11am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 9:30pm (daily)

13. Tinderbox Kitchen

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Nestled in historic downtown, this fine-dining restaurant serves a wide variety of American dishes with a unique twist from the chef. Whether it’s entrees, snacks, wine, or cocktails, this restaurant offers an artful fine dining experience with seasonal menus. They even encourage customers to share their meals with each other and, if you can’t decide on what to eat, just ask their waiters for a “perfect meal” and their chefs will make sure not to disappoint you. When you’re in the mood for a unique twist to regular American cuisine, then Tinderbox Kitchen is one of the best restaurants in Flagstaff to visit.

Tinderbox Kitchen

Address: 34 S San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, United States

Website: Tinderbox Kitchen

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily)

14. Taverna Modern Mediterranean

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Cheers, friends!

Posted by Taverna Mediterranean Grill on Saturday, July 24, 2021

Eating out with a group of friends? Then Taverna Mediterranean Grill is a great place to try. This restaurant takes pride in serving delicious Mediterranean-inspired food like chicken parmesan, Mediterranean pizza, taverna burgers, and many more. It also aims to maintain a friendly and casual space that’s great for parties or groups of people eating together. From entrees to desserts, food is all the more delicious when you spend time eating together with friends and family.

Taverna Modern Mediterranean

Address: 2420 S Woodlands Village Blvd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, United States

Website: Taverna Modern Mediterranean

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 11am - 9pm; Thu - Sat: 11am - 10pm

15. Cornish Pasty Co.

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Posted by Cornish Pasty Co. Flagstaff on Thursday, March 23, 2017

Not many restaurants stay open so late at night, but Cornish Pasty Co. is open until midnight on the weekends, making it the perfect place to grab a late-night snack. Taking pride in its pasties, this restaurant offers an extensive menu that includes vegan and vegetarian options. That’s not all - they also serve appetizers, salads, and desserts alongside their pasties. If you’re looking for a snack while enjoying Flagstaff’s nightlife, then why not try out Cornish Pasty Co.?

Cornish Pasty Co.

Address: 26 S San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, United States

Website: Cornish Pasty Co.

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am

Delicious Flagstaff!

Get a taste of Flagstaff and its culture the next time you visit. Delectable dishes contribute to a great vacation and these restaurants all offer their own unique twist on the American menu. They serve bottled beers and beers on tap as well. From Latino-themed cuisine to organic burgers to modern Flagstaff-esque restaurants, you’re sure to find something delicious in this historic Arizona city.

Consider staying in one of the cheap hotels or other vacation rentals to make the most of your vacation in Flagstaff.

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