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Restaurants in Tucson, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona

Restaurants in Tucson, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona

Dec 25th, 2015, 01:21 PM
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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.
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Dec 25th, 2015, 06:22 PM
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Loved the Cowboy Club in Sedona.
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Dec 26th, 2015, 12:09 PM
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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.
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Dec 26th, 2015, 03:04 PM
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Sedona-Dahl and DiLuca
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Dec 26th, 2015, 06:50 PM
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Phoenix - T. Cook's; Pizzeria Bianco;
Scottsdale - Grimaldi's
Sedona - L'Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek; any at Enchantment
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Dec 27th, 2015, 11:36 AM
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We were in Sedona recently and enjoyed dinner at Elote Cafe. Found Mariposa a bit disappointing.
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Dec 27th, 2015, 11:44 AM
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We also enjoyed Elote in Sedona, plus Oaxaca for Mexican.


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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.
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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.
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Be sure to try the Sonoran hot dogs at El Guero Canelo in Tucson - even if you don't like hot dogs. Amazing!!!
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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.
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Feb 11th, 2016, 03:46 PM
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For something competely different try the Persian Room in Scottsdale.

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

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

Happy Rooster
Bread & Butter Café

Dante's Fire
No Anchovies Pizza
BZs Pizza
Piazza Gavi
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Feb 11th, 2016, 07:39 PM
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El Charro in Tucson, and Beyond Bread for breakfast or lunch are two must eats!!
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Feb 19th, 2016, 06:50 AM
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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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