With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, the entire planet has been itching to experience, again, the delight of restaurant dining. The restaurant and hospitality industries were hit the hardest during the lockdown(s). Those local eateries that survived and reopened their doors deserve our patronage. In Flagstaff, there are a myriad of dining options for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. Here are but a few of our local’s favorites. 

 

Fat Olives

2308 E. Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ | 928.853.0056 | www.FatOlivesFlagstaff.com 

Fat Olives began in Flagstaff, Arizona, as a mobile catering company over 25 years ago by award-winning chef John Conley.  Chef John and his recipes are featured in magazines, newspapers, and on television, including Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives on Food Network.

Fat Olives is 1 of 96 restaurants to be Vera Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certified and only uses the finest imported Italian ingredients to produce truly authentic Neapolitan pizza.

Fat Olives is proud to be involved in the Flagstaff, Arizona community. Throughout the year, they participate in community events and donate to local organizations. Fat Olives is open seven days a week, 11am-9pm Sunday- Thursday, 11am-10pm Friday & Saturday, and offers Happy Hour from 2pm- 5pm.

 

Grand Canyon Brewing + Distillery

1800 South Milton Rd., Flagstaff, AZ | 800-513-2072 or 928-774-1114 | www.GrandCanyonBrewery.com

With the original location in Williams, Grand Canyon Brewing + Distillery offers their second location in Flagstaff to serve you. 

Over 20 taps of craft beer—both year-round and seasonal, from their brews and other Arizona breweries—are available to tickle your fancy. The distillery produces grain to glass spirits made at the Williams facility and includes vodka, prickly pear, and orange blossom vodkas, rum, gin, and un-aged corn whiskey. Biding its time for future release are over 100 barrels of bourbon, whiskey, single malt whiskey, and other crafted spirits.

Their full-service kitchen boasts a diverse menu of salads and chili, burgers, pizza, and calzones. And if you should be so inclined to see how all the magic happens, you can call to schedule a brewery tour! Grand Canyon Brewing + Distillery is open seven days a week from 11am-9pm. 

 

Historic Brewing Company

110 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ | 928.774.0454 | www.HistoricBrewingCompany.com/

Since 2013, the mission at Historic Brewing Company is to bring quality craft beer to the community boldly and intentionally. Fast forward to 2021. Historic Brewing has expanded to 3 locations offering fans delicious beer, cocktails, and food in an approachable setting. 

Historic Barrel + Bottle House, located in Downtown Flagstaff, is essentially two different concepts under one roof. Initially, you will enter the brewpub side featuring a range of seating options, a heated, dog-friendly patio, elevated pub food, and 20 taps with a wide selection of their beers as well as guest beers and ciders. Take a short walk through the hallway, and you will enter the cocktail lounge with a full bar, specialty cocktail menu, eight beers on tap, and arcade games. Whether you’re a local or just passing through town, we know you’ll find what you need at the Barrel + Bottle House!

 

Josephine’s Modern American Bistro

503 N. Humphrey’s St., Flagstaff, AZ | 928.779.3400 | www.JosephinesRestaurant.com

If an enchanting, romantic dinner is on the agenda, look no further than Josephine’s Modern American Bistro.Located on Humphrey’s Street just north of downtown Flagstaff, Josephine’s offers a beautiful patio dining experience or a cozy, fireside table within one of the historic interior rooms. 

Begin your tasting journey with Fried Green Tomato Queso Panela ‘Caprice’, paired with a glass or bottle of any one of the appealing wines on the menu. The Seared Scottish Salmon and Artichoke Heart Ratatouille or the spicy Diablo Shrimp Mac and Cheese are excellent. No meal would be complete without dessert.

Josephine’s Modern American Bistro is open daily though hours vary. Dinner reservations are requested. For more information, feel free to call or visit their website.

 

Lone Spur Cafe

1300 S Milton Rd., Flagstaff AZ | 928.440.5330 | www.LoneSpurCafe.com

The Lone Spur Cafe is a cowboy-themed breakfast and lunch restaurant producing excellent cowboy food, fantastic cowboy service, and promoting American cowboy charm! The restaurant features western-themed relics throughout the dining hall and bar area. From artwork to cowbells to saddles and antler chandeliers, the space itself will delight your senses.

Offering go-to breakfasts like Ribeye Steak and Eggs, Wagon Wheel Pancakes, and Eggs Benedict to specialties like Huevos Rancheros and Cowboy Grits, every guest leaves feeling like they just ate a delicious meal at grandma’s house! Whether you are coming in for a hearty breakfast or lunch, the Lone Spur Cafe will not disappoint. YEEHAW! Y’all come hungry now! The Lone Spur Cafe is open daily from 6:30am- 2:30pm. 

 

 

Oakmont

2380 North Oakmont Dr., Flagstaff, AZ @ Continental Country Club | 928.526.7990 | www.OakmontFlagstaff.com

Oakmont is a favorite Flagstaff destination for fantastic dining, atmosphere, and an active local community. 

Hosted inside Flagstaff’s historic Continental Country Club, Oakmont offers year-round dining in a relaxed or intimate setting.  Their ever-evolving menu of classic and inspired dishes will sate your palate. 

The upbeat service staff enjoys hosting local regulars, golfers, and families traveling from out of town. Oakmont is also host to The Venue, which accommodates every special occasion with indoor, outdoor, and private settings plus restaurant quality foods fresh from their kitchen. Oakmont is open daily for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner from 8am-10pm or later. Hours may vary by season, so feel free to call or check their website. 

 

Pato Thai Cuisine

20 E Route 66 Flagstaff, AZ | 928.213.1825 or 928.226.8940 | www.PatoThai.com

Moving to a more prominent, more visible location in the heart of downtown Flagstaff on Historic Route 66, the new restaurant boasts a fun and eclectic atmosphere with tables for two or ten, a full-service bar, and a myriad of colorful doors adorning the walls. Despite the move and new décor, Pato Thai Cuisine has not changed its incredible, authentic fare.

Pato takes pride in delivering the freshest and most inspiring ingredients to make sure every plate receives a satisfying blend of flavors. From appetizers like wontons, edamame, and satay to rice, noodle, and curry dishes, diners can enjoy a true Thai experience.

Pato Thai Cuisine is open daily for lunch and dinner, though closed some holidays. Hours of service vary so, feel free to call or check their website for more information.

 

 

Proper Meats+Provisions

​​110 E Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ | 928.774.9001 | www.ProperMeats.com

As the first exclusively local, whole animal butcher shop in Arizona, Proper Meats + Provisions returns the artfulness of butchery. They offer humanely raised specialty cuts of meats and carefully curated products not commonly found in big-box grocery stores. All their meat can be traced directly to its source of farmers and farms. 

Proper Meats + Provisions offers fresh, local fare extending beyond the butcher block to include  cheeses, small plates, freshly baked bread, homemade soups, and sandwiches. They have a wonderfully curated menu of craft beers and Arizona wines.

Educating the public about the benefits of sustainable farming and butchery is their primary focus. 

Proper Meats + Provisions is currently open Tuesday - Sunday, 10am – 6pm. 

 

 

Sportsman’s Bar and Grill

1000 N Humphreys St., Flagstaff, AZ  | 928.774.4022

A staple in Flagstaff, Sportsman’s Bar and Grill has everything a hungry sports lover craves. Whether you are visiting for lunch, dinner, or simply gathering with friends for a few drinks, this place does not disappoint. 

Surrounded by a plethora of television screens featuring all your favorites, the menu has all of your favorites, too: Philly Cheesesteak, Wings, Build-Your-Own-Burgers, and so much more; the list goes on. Surprise yourself with the Steak Salad; hands down the best salad. Think thinly sliced steak and spicy vinaigrette dressing topped with avocado. Yum. 

Do yourself a favor and stop in today. Sportsman’s Bar and Grill is open daily from 11am-2am. 

 

Tourist Home

52 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ | 928.779.2811www.TouristHomeCafe.com

A little bit of home, with a LOT of heart! Popular with locals and tourists alike, Tourist Home is the go-to spot in downtown Flagstaff for all things delicious. Open at 6am everyday till 3pm, we are always ready to greet you with a warm smile, a hot coffee, or a cold beer. Enjoy made-to-order breakfast and lunch (including the BEST breakfast burrito around), soups, salads, sandwiches, locally roasted coffee, beer, wine, mimosas and bloodys, and of course, our famous French Cruller donuts. 

 

Roadhouse Bar & Grill

11840 W Rte 66, Bellemont, AZ | 928.774.5080

When it comes to roadside joints on Route 66, it doesn’t get much cooler than the Roadhouse Bar & Grill. For starters, they have the “No Vacancy” sign from Easy Rider. If that isn’t cool enough to get you to stop, they’re located adjacent to Grand Canyon Harley Davidson. This place has been the GO TO joint for 27 years and it is just getting better and better. Under new ownership, the bar is shelling out some sweet tunes with live bands, they are kicking up their menu and drink selection and making everyone who visits feel right at home.

The Roadhouse Bar & Grill is open Tuesday -Thursday & Sundays 12pm-9pm and Friday & Saturdays 12pm-12am.

 

The Toasted Owl Cafe

5200 E Cortland Blvd., Flagstaff, AZ | 928.526.0610 

12 S. Mikes Pike St., Flagstaff, AZ | 928.774.5326 

www.TheToastedOwl.com

The Toasted Owl Cafe is a wonderful locally owned & family operated cafe with two locations in Flagstaff. Open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch 7 days a week– The Owl serves up omelets, burritos, burgers, and more, with many vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options to boot. It’s also a great place to stop by for just a pastry and some bottomless coffee if need be. With a full bar, you will find all day mimosa deals served alongside quaint & quirky vintage furnishings, which are all for sale as well. In fact, most of everything you see in the owl can be brought home if the mood strikes you. Host to excellent food and service, free wifi, and a dog-friendly patio, The Owl is a great place to take the whole family.