American Restaurants

107The Landmark Restaurant

Address: 809 W. Main Street, Mesa, AZ  85201   Make a Reservation
The Landmark Restaurant
Seeped in history, the Landmark restaurant is truly a Phoenix landmark. Located in a building that served as a church, a college, and offices for an insurance company, the Landmark Restaurant is a little slice of Phoenix’s past. But don’t come here just for a history lesson. The menu is filled with succulent steaks, delicate seafood, and classic comfort food such as Beef Stroganoff, Stuffed Meatloaf, and Grilled Ham. A dining experience at the Landmark is not complete without the “salad room”—an entire room converted to a salad bar, featuring both traditional and eclectic, hearty and healthy, and hot and ... Learn More »

106The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar

Address: 61 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ  85201   Make a Reservation
The Oak Room Kitchen & Bar
RecommendedNewEditor's Pick
Upscale, Independent, & Different Our venue combines imaginative, upscale cooking techniques to deliver you tastes and flavors that you typically won't get at home or even in an evil, soul-killing, chain restaurant. Set in a beautifully remodeled space, we are a ferociously independent operation. We pride ourselves in delivering our customers a dining & drinking experience that is decidedly different, fun, & memorable. We are located in the original Mesa square mile at the intersection of University Drive and Centennial right next to the Amphitheater and Mesa Marriott. Learn More »

107Tapino Kitchen & Wine Bar

Address: 7000 East Shea Blvd #1010, Scottsdale, AZ  85254   Make a Reservation
Tapino Kitchen & Wine Bar
Tapino is what you get when you combine tapas and vino, and the restaurant certainly lives up to its name. Executive Chef James Porter proves himself a master of small plates, as everything on the menu is big on flavor. Dishes are eclectic and inventive, with options such as Sea Bass with dehydrated Serrano ham chip and guava puree, and Duck Confit Tostadas with Mexican cuitlacoche, refried beluga lentils, and queso fresco. Porter’s culinary repertoire stretches across the globe, with dishes representing Spanish, French, Italian, Argentinian, Indian, Chinese, and American cuisines. The kitchen’s second half—the wine list—is as informative as ... Learn More »

109Phoenix City Grille

Address: 5816 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ  85106   Make a Reservation
Phoenix City Grille
Tucked into the short side of an L-shaped shopping center at 16th Street and Bethany Home is a restaurant that has been pleasing palates and offering short tutorials in Phoenix history and heritage since 1997: the Phoenix City Grille. The warm, cozy ambience is enhanced by framed, well-lit color and black-and-white photos of Arizona landscapes and Phoenix movers and shakers. Diners enjoy a varied American menu with just enough hints of Southwestern and Southern cuisine to keep it interesting and memorable. Learn More »

108Quiessence

Address: 6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ  85042   Make a Reservation
Quiessence
Escape the urban sprawl of Phoenix with a visit to Quiessence on “the Farm” at South Mountain. This quaint culinary retreat offers pastoral serenity in the heart of the city. Explore this verdant agricultural oasis, before cozying up by the fireplace in Quiessence’s historic farmhouse. The menu changes seasonally to feature the freshest local Arizona foods, including those grown onsite. Quiessence serves Contemporary American Farm Cuisine with a conscience, choosing US suppliers with ethical environmental and humane practices. Whether savoring a romantic dinner or socializing at a special event, a trip to the Farm is sure to be an adventure. Learn More »

106J&G Steakhouse

Address: 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ  85251   Make a Reservation
J&G Steakhouse
Located in the luxurious relaxation haven, The Phoenician Resort, J&G Steakhouse exceeds expectations with class, glamour and breathtaking views. Weather visiting for business or leisure, J&G Steakhouse offers guests a sophisticated setting to wine, dine, drink and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Wide open windows give guests a gorgeous backdrop, while the interior is equally impressive; sprinkled with stunning sparkling chandeliers, sheer curtains, richly dark tables and walls, and an overall lavish ambiance. Escape the ordinary and enjoy an extraordinary meal in an unforgettable setting at J&G Steakhouse. Learn More »

109Kai

Address: 5594 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ  85226   Make a Reservation
Kai
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Kai, meaning 'seed' in the Pima language, features a menu rich in creativity, history and Native American culture. Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Native American Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong incorporate the essence of the Pima and Maricopa tribes and locally farmed ingredients from the Gila River Indian Community to create unforgettable masterpieces. Learn More »

108Top of the Rock

Address: 2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ  85282   Make a Reservation
Top of the Rock
Top of the Rock Restaurant offers exquisite American cuisine in an amazing setting. The circular dining room is awash in rich wood, with 360 degrees of windows surrounding diners. Once you get over the astonishing panoramic views, turn your attention to the plate. Chef de Cuisine Michael Noone turns out elegant comfort food, such as Braised Pork Osso Buco and Bacon-Wrapped Swordfish, and Gorgonzola Baked Veal Chop. Top of the Rock ensures that you won't be disappointed on your next trip to Tempe. Learn More »

106The VIG

Address: 4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
The VIG
A contemporary and innovative culinary gem of Phoenix is The VIG. The VIG is a modern bar and lounge accompanied by a full kitchen. Their culinary creations display international influences and their drink menu is extensive. VIG offers its guests a substantial wine list organized by flavor palate from sweet and “easy to drink” to full bodied and more intense. They also have a comprehensive list of cocktails and beers. The VIG has outdoor seating and a relaxed atmosphere. This is a great place to bring a date or simply enjoy time with a group of friends. Learn More »

106El Chorro Lodge

Address: 5550 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ  85253   Make a Reservation
El Chorro Lodge
If you’re looking to escape, head to the El Chorro Lodge. Located on a 22-acre property in Paradise Valley, the restaurant is a longstanding tradition and a worthy destination. Built in 1934 as a school house, the property became a restaurant in 1937, and has been pleasing locals, tourists, and celebrities ever since. The menu is filled with comfort-food classics and decadent favorites, such as BBQ Ribs, Beef Stroganoff, and Chateaubriand for Two, carved tableside. The extensive menu also includes an array of mesquite-fired steaks, seafood, and burgers. All entries include a soup or salad, a choice of potato, and, ... Learn More »

100Stockyards Restaurant

Address: 5009 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ  85034   Make a Reservation
Stockyards Restaurant
Keeping up with traditions, but still giving room for new culinary trends, Stockyards Steakhouse embraces what they pinpoint as “New West Cuisine.” Combining traditional Steakhouse fare, Southwestern dishes and American cuisine, Stockyards selections of premium corn-fed aged steaks and prime rib are nothing short of high-quality fine dining. Opened in 1947, this favorite Arizona restaurant is known for their “Best of the West” dishes, excellent service and antique bar. Learn More »

106Hanny's

Address: 40 N. 1st Street, Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Hanny's
A ground breaking architectural structure and originally a department store, Hanny’s is now one of Phoenix’s premiere restaurant and bar combinations. Hanny’s is open for late night dining daily with the kitchen cooking until 1am and the bar pouring until 130am! The building’s architectural novelty, strength, and history are reflected in the design and layout of the restaurant/bar itself. The décor is modern and chic with its marble tables, wooden chairs, and leather booths. The flirty drink and food menus entice an excite guest’s taste buds with their unique flavor combinations and drink variety. Learn More »

106The Roosevelt Tavern

Address: 816 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
The Roosevelt Tavern
Established following the renovation of a house built in the 1900s, The Roosevelt Tavern is located in the heart of Phoenix’s art district. This house turned restaurant and bar features a full kitchen and bar along with couches and tables which contribute to the homey feel. This tavern serves American style cuisine and offers a substantial variety of beers, brewed locally and nationally, in addition to wines. The décor is sharp, savvy, minimalist, and contemporary. Lighting is provided by an array of candles and chandeliers. They even have happy hour pasta night every Thursday and wine and beer specials. Learn More »

106The Lost Leaf

Address: 914 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
The Lost Leaf
A favorite among locals, The Lost Leaf, stands out as a cozy neighborhood bar. This house/ art gallery turned bar serves a wide variety of beers and around 20 different wines. The Lost Leaf has a comfortable and Bohemian feel that is fantastic place for conversation with friends old and new. This venue comes complete with wooden flooring and a copper bar. Leaf also hosts live music nightly as well as frequent poetry readings and improve nights. This bar is open 365 days a year and has a drink menu that includes gluten free beers and ciders as well as ... Learn More »

106The Grill at Hacienda del Sol

Address: 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Rd, Tuscon, AZ  85718   Make a Reservation
The Grill at Hacienda del Sol
Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort has been attracting visitors since 1929, from locals to out-of-towners. The property was first built on the natural desert landscape for ranch school girls to retreat, and in 1948 it turned into a guest ranch, where movie stars such as Clark Gable, John Wayne, and famed couple Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. The resort is rich in history and southwestern surroundings, but The Grill brings its own modernity, romanticism and freshness with its award winning wines, local meats, vegetables and herbs from the hotel’s own garden. Learn More »

106Arrowhead Grill

Address: 8280 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ  85308   Make a Reservation
Arrowhead Grill
Delectable dishes are delivered from kitchen to table with pride. Chef Charles Wade Schwerd puts his best foot forward, using quality ingredients to create cuisine with character. Steaks are placed tableside, still cooking in a steamy iron skillet. Plates please the senses in more ways than one; teasing your taste buds and eyes, and satisfying your stomach. Chef Schwerd hand picks each menu item, so every dish is a specialty. Attention to detail is the name of his game, and he makes sure each work of art is well thought out, prepared with care, and has his personal touch, making ... Learn More »

106Bistro 24

Address: 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016   Make a Reservation
The Ritz Carlton has a reputation for being high class, and Bistro 24 - located in the Phoenix property - definitely lives up to the standard. Modeled after a classic French bistro with American flair, the restaurant serves authentic, simple yet flavorful cuisine in an French-American fusion. The comfortable and classy environment offers guests the option of sitting in the contemporary dining room, or outside in the fresh Arizona air. A farm-to-table menu has been masterfully created and inspired by local, organic McCledon farm produce, with menu items available daily for lunch and dinner. The casual elegance gives diners the ... Learn More »

108The Compass Arizona Grill

Address: 122 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ  85004   Make a Reservation
Dine in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere at The Compass Arizona Grill, where Chef De Cuisine, Jason Hoven designs masterful seasonal menus year round. Innovative culinary creations find their way onto each plate out of his kitchen, as he translates distinctive visions with ease. The menu offers irresistible entrees made from fresh meats, poultry and seafood in a quintessentially contemporary style. The exciting and fabulous fare is accompanied by an extensive wine list. The combination of fantastic fare, wondrous wines and the breath-taking views allows guests to drift away into a dining dream! Learn More »

107Christopher's Crush

Address: 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85018   Make a Reservation
Christopher's Crush
The best of both dining worlds is found at Christopher’s Crush; upscale, casual, hip and cool, yet comfortable. Lounge seating, bar seating overlooking the kitchen, patio seating, and a special Chef’s Table add to the flexibility of enjoyment, forming to fit your dining desires. Pizzas, burgers, Filet Mignon, Smoked Salmon, Truffle Fries, and Chocolate Tower are all items you can find on the menu, at affordable prices. Monday through Friday, stop by for a bite to eat at the kitchen bar and receive ½ off your bill from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Fine fare, wine, and a dreamy space are what you’ll come ... Learn More »

108Bistro-Community Kitchen

Address: 3003 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ  85009   Make a Reservation
Bistro-Community Kitchen
There is not charge to eat in the Bistro for the Staff of SMFBA, but we do request a tip. The tip money is divided up among the students and given to them on their last day of the program. While the students are attending our program, most of them are not working, so it is nice for them to have a little cash at the end Learn More »