- Isaiah Kaitschuck
The Best Summer Brunch Spots in Arizona
The best restaurants to visit for your family and friends in Arizona. Your handbook to great eats all in one article!
It's safe to say as more restrictions are lifted and vaccines are distributed nationwide, everyone can’t wait to go back to the normal they know. Moreover, restaurants have been impacted severely among small and large businesses and it's no doubt changes have been made in the restaurant industry. As more restaurants open and adjust to ever changing restrictions, you can expect to visit these top 10 restaurants in Arizona whenever you get the chance.
Snooze A.M. Eatery: Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant
This modern yet laid back restaurant features American cuisine that will excite even the most picky eaters. Whether you are a fan of breakfast, brunch, or both, this place is made for everyone. If you can get your hands on their signature tacos, burritos, and tostadas you will surely be surprised by just how tasty this food really is. Having a bad day? Try their one-of-a-kind Strawberry Shortcake Margarita featuring jalapeño Infused Tequila, House Sour & House-Made Strawberry Jalapeño Aqua Fresca at Snooze A.M. Eatery: Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant . Whatever you choose, this restaurant offers an upscale experience with affordable prices.
True Food Kitchen: Health-driven Seasonal Restaurant
It's no doubt everyone wants to be “photo- ready” for the summer vacations and what better place to get a head start than a health driven restaurant such as this one? This inexpensive, contemporary restaurant has options that are kid friendly and healthy too! Their spring 2021 menu features salads, bowls, craft cocktails, and yes even pizzas too. This restaurant still requires face masks until you are seated at the table & all servers are required to wear a mask at all times.
Sierra Bonita Grill & Restaurant
Want to try Mexican food with an American twist? Sierra Bonita Grill might be your next favorite brunch spot. Founded by Henry Hooker in 1872, its old traditions and hospitality resonate with food and innovative critics state-wide. If you enjoy Mini Corn Quesadillas or Bacon-wrapped Shrimp, this place will tingle your taste buds and excite all your closest friends. During the pandemic, this restaurant is offering take-away options as well.
Pappadeaux Seafood Restaurant
Do you love tender Mahi Mahi or baked seafood pasta? This restaurant will amaze you with its upscale hospitality and invigorating menu. Pappadeaux Seafood Restaurant has been a family favorite for over two decades and its atmosphere has attracted local critics from all over the world. This restaurant still requires face masks until you are seated at the table & all servers are required to wear a mask at all times.
Switch Restaurant & Wine Bar
If you are tired of your local diners and want to get out of your comfort zone, then
Switch Restaurant & Wine Bar is a perfect place for you. This international cuisine is hard to miss as its captivating service and atmosphere attracts many. You can choose from an array of salads, cocktails, vegan options, and yes, even gluten free options too. Though masks are still required upon arriving at this restaurant, they do offer single-use menus to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
This restaurant also features a uniquely designed atmosphere that serves as a perfect brunch location for everyone included.
Scottsdale - Pomo Pizzeria
Feeling Italian? Scottsdale - Pomo Pizzeria located in Scottsdale, AZ offers a local upscale atmosphere with accents of Italian love at every corner. Whether you order the Classica Bruschetta or a Pesto pasta, you are sure to taste an authentic meal that is made with European level hospitality. This restaurant still requires face masks until you are seated at the table & all servers are required to wear a mask at all times.
If you’re a southern homestyle food lover then Bobby-Q BBQ is the perfect place for you. Since 2005, they have been famous for their BBQ selection and variety of food options at a low-budget cost. Their award winning Barbecue has a delicious mouth-watering flavor that is cooked into all their ribs and meats. If you stop by this restaurant on your way out of town, or a quick brunch with friends, you will not be disappointed. After closing due to the pandemic, they have recently adopted new measures to protect against the spread of Covid-19 such as: wearing masks in all common areas, sanitizing all high-use areas, and space seating options in dining areas.
How about a mediterranean experience at Pita Jungle? This vegetarian restaurant features all kinds of healthy appetizers, entrees, and vegan dishes made to order. You don’t need to travel far to find great food when you have a restaurant like this at your fingertips. Also, this restaurant is taking all necessary measures to sanitize and follow all local guidelines regarding Covid-19.
But wait, there's even more! Are you a fan of chicken wings and Sunday night football? Barrio Queen really has it all. Their open atmosphere welcomes guests and challenges traditional service to provide an unmatched experience. You can find all options here, including a well priced menu that features your favorite: chicken wings.
Steak 44: Phoenix Steakhouse
If you love steak, I have the perfect place for you. Steak 44: Phoenix Steakhouse is a high-end restaurant located in central phoenix that boasts a USDA Prime Rib that has everyone on the seat of their pants. If you are lucky enough to beat the crowded reservation schedule, you can expect to embark on a high-class experience that is unparalleled. The menu features salads, a Prime Rib selection, and various sides that will for certain curb your hunger. They are currently open at full capacity and still following local guidelines regarding the current Covid-19 restrictions.
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