From showstopping burgers to creative breakfast concoctions, Flagstaff's culinary scene is the stuff of foodie dreams—and with one scroll through Instagram, it's easy to see why. Satisfy your own cravings with these must-taste picks around town. And don't forget to post a picture or two while you're at it.
1. Diablo Burger
Snap a picture before you bite into Diablo Burger's Senor Smoke: a grass-fed beef burger piled with ancho-grilled onions, grilled avocado, thick-sliced bacon, cilantro, and sriracha mayonnaise.
2. Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar
The daily fish special at Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar bursts with seasonal ingredients—in this case, sunchokes, Spanish chorizo and roasted tomatoes in a tomato-fennel broth, topped with Calabrian chile and an herb salad.
3. Tinderbox Kitchen
Homey and hearty, the Ratatouille at Tinderbox Kitchen touts smoked eggplant, carrots and zucchini on a bed of ancient-grains pilaf, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, walnuts, and basil chips.
4. Josephine's Modern American Bistro
Bring your appetite to Josephine’s Modern American Bistro, where the charred flatiron steak comes with a generous scoop of guacamole and a Caesar salad with cheese crisps instead of croutons.
5. the Toasted Owl cafe
At The Toasted Owl, kick off your day with a decadent order of Big Fat French Toast: Texas toast dipped in cinnamon-vanilla egg mix, served with a side of sausage, bacon or potatoes.
6. Shift Kitchen + Bar
The Little Gem Caesar at Shift Kitchen + Bar comes loaded with flavor—not surprising, considering it’s tossed with pine nuts, crostini, boquerones (mild white anchovy fillets) and lemon.
On Pizzicletta’s wood-fired Amore Oi Mari, creamy mascarpone and salty pecorino cheeses come together with luscious San Daniele prosciutto, tart arugula and lemon olive oil for a bright, light pizza pie.
8. MartAnne's Breakfast Palace
At MartAnne's Breakfast Palace, the wow-worthy Green Chile Omelette is loaded with green-chile pork and cheese, smothered in green-chile sauce, and served alongside rice, beans, hashbrowns, and a flour tortilla.
9. Tourist Home All Day Cafe
Light and fluffy on the inside and delicately ridged and dusted in cinnamon-sugar on the outside, the Churro Donut at Tourist Home All Day Cafe is a French cruller-meets-churro, offering the best of both worlds in one delightful delicacy.
Article originally published in the 2021-2022 Arizona Official State Travel Guide by Miles Partnership.