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Top 50 Restaurants in Greater Phoenix According to Yelp

Yelp turns 15 this year which means we’re celebrating 15 years of local love. From reviewers that share about amazing businesses that have saved the day to local businesses that we’re grateful for on the daily, all have made a lasting impact on our community.

To ring in 15 with a bang, we’re sharing restaurants that locals love all around town. From frozen treats and authentic Mexican food, to vegan favorites and coffee connoisseurs, this list has something for everyone. Enjoy exploring these Valley favorites! 

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Top 50 Restaurants in Greater Phoenix According to Yelp:

  1. Novel Ice Cream (Phoenix)
  2. Cocina Madrigal (Phoenix)
  3. Kodo Sushi Sake (Scottsdale)
  4. Mighty Moo Ice Cream (Youngtown)
  5. Casa De Falafel (Peoria)
  6. Baby Cakes Bakery (Peoria)
  7. Little Miss BBQ (Phoenix)
  8. A T Oasis Coffee & Tea Shop (Phoenix)
  9. Chula Seafood (Scottsdale)
  10. Enroute Coffee and Tea House (Goodyear)
  11. Top Marks Cafe (Scottsdale)
  12. Gelato Dolce Vita (Mesa)
  13. The Local Press Sandwich Bar (Wickenburg)
  14. Kiss Pollos Estilo Sinaloa (Phoenix)
  15. Worth Takeaway (Mesa)
  16. McMahon’s Ice Cream (Chandler)
  17. Simon’s Hot Dogs (Scottsdale)
  18. Koi Poke (Scottsdale)
  19. Not Your Typical Deli (Gilbert)
  20. Pollos LaChuya (Mesa)
  21. Pick N’ Roll (Scottsdale)
  22. Tastybox (Phoenix)
  23. Vines & Hops (Scottsdale)
  24. Soup & Sausage Bistro (Phoenix)
  25. Green Corner Restaurant (Mesa)
  26. Poke Wave (Tempe)
  27. That’s Amore Gelato (Scottsdale)
  28. The Brilliant Bagel (Scottsdale)
  29. Kind Bean (Chandler)
  30. Carefree Coffee (Cave Creek)
  31. PuraTea Water (Phoenix)
  32. Frank’s New York Style Deli (Phoenix)
  33. El Charro Hipster Bar and Cafe (Phoenix)
  34. Tacos Culichi (Phoenix)
  35. The Local Donut (Scottsdale)
  36. The Uprooted Kitchen (Gilbert)
  37. La Bamba Mexican Grill Restaurant (El Mirage)
  38. PussyCat Gelato (Scottsdale)
  39. Caldwell County BBQ (Gilbert)
  40. Purple Elephant Cakes (Litchfield Park)
  41. Saffron JAK (Phoenix)
  42. Veggie Village (Phoenix)
  43. Cafe Monarch (Scottsdale)
  44. The Refuge Coffee & Wine (Phoenix)
  45. Best Donuts (Phoenix)
  46. Scooptacular (Laveen)
  47. City Square Deli & Grill (Phoenix)
  48. Verdura (Phoenix)
  49. Kai (Phoenix)
  50. The Bread and Honey House (Phoenix)

MethodologyThis is an all-time list of the best restaurants in the greater Phoenix area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.

All photos featured in this post were pulled from Yelp.