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denice7 Dec 25th, 2015 01:21 PM

Restaurants in Tucson, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona
 
We will visiting for 2 weeks in mid March and are looking for breakfast and dinner recommendations. We like all kinds of food and love Mexican. Any recs would be appreciated.

Thank you.

MichelleY Dec 25th, 2015 06:22 PM

Loved the Cowboy Club in Sedona.

HappyTrvlr Dec 26th, 2015 12:09 PM

For Sonoran, Mexican. El Charro in Tucson, the historic downtown location on N. Court Street. It is the longest continuously operating family owned Mexican restaurant in the USA. Try the Carne Seca.
Cafe Poca Cosa..Pennington St, downtown, Fabulous Mexican. Don't miss.
Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails, Chef Janos Wilder.

More dinner recs Tucson- Feast, Tavolino, Vivace, Acacia, Cup Cafe, Maynards Market.
Augustin Kitchen plus other places in the Mercado there. West side of 1-10, off of Congress Street.
Breakfast- Beyond Bread( 3 locations, local), Ghini's Cafe, Provençal.

HappyTrvlr Dec 26th, 2015 03:04 PM

Sedona-Dahl and DiLuca

DebitNM Dec 26th, 2015 06:50 PM

Phoenix - T. Cook's; Pizzeria Bianco;
Scottsdale - Grimaldi's
Sedona - L'Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek; any at Enchantment

Patty Dec 27th, 2015 11:36 AM

We were in Sedona recently and enjoyed dinner at Elote Cafe. Found Mariposa a bit disappointing.

jayne1973 Dec 27th, 2015 11:44 AM

We also enjoyed Elote in Sedona, plus Oaxaca for Mexican.

www.elotecafe.com

oaxacarestaurant.com

sludick Dec 27th, 2015 05:15 PM

Ditto HappyTrvlr's rec about the original El Charro and especially their Carne seca.

In Sedona, we have liked Cafe Jose for breakfast. It's not high end at all, but tasty inexpensive things like huevos rancheros.

Patty Jan 10th, 2016 03:19 PM

We went to Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails in Tucson 2 nights ago for happy hour and ordered several items from the bar menu, all of which we enjoyed. We also really liked the tacos at Seis which is in the same Mercado as Agustin Kitchen.

Podie Feb 11th, 2016 06:23 AM

Be sure to try the Sonoran hot dogs at El Guero Canelo in Tucson - even if you don't like hot dogs. Amazing!!!

HappyTrvlr Feb 11th, 2016 09:23 AM

Downtown Kitchen in Tucson is owned by James Beard award winning chef Janos Wilder. He has owned several restaurants in Tucson theough the years and wanted to retun to downtown area so opened this restaurant. Glad you enjoyed it.

IMDonehere Feb 11th, 2016 03:46 PM

For something competely different try the Persian Room in Scottsdale.

http://persianroom.com/

MikePinTucson Feb 11th, 2016 04:06 PM

Sedona:
Cowboy Club
Dahl & DiLuca
Schoolhouse (in VOC)
We were disappointed in Elote

Tucson, Mexican:
El Charro downtown (yes on the carne seca)
Crossroads
El Minuto
Karichimaka
El Guero Canelo (more than just the Sonoran hot dogs

Breakfast:
Happy Rooster
Bread & Butter Café

Other:
Dante's Fire
No Anchovies Pizza
BZs Pizza
Piazza Gavi

JnJSanDiego Feb 11th, 2016 07:39 PM

El Charro in Tucson, and Beyond Bread for breakfast or lunch are two must eats!!

lynni Feb 19th, 2016 06:50 AM

We enjoyed The Mission in Old Town Scottsdale this past weekend. Their tacos were delicious, the guacamole they make to order tableside was a treat and the rest of their menu looked delicious, as well.

Service and ambiance were wonderful... its noisy indie so we asked to sit on the patio near the fireplace and it was perfect.


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