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  • Korean Nopalitos (Cactus) Tacos
    crispy tacos, cactus, onion, cashew, turmeric sauce; menu changes daily (call for availability); looks good
  • Meet-Free Carne Asada Plate
    "carnitas"...jackfruit broken up, seasoned, cooked to look like pan-fried pulled pork (and it does!) w/ sides (Guy got eggplant chicharrons, soy/tofu chorizo); so good that Guy called his mom on the air; note: menu changes daily (call for availability); looks good!
5.0 out of 5
164 ratings
serving scratch-made local food...vegan, organic, gluten free; note: menu changes daily
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Aloha Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Aloha Kitchen
(397 ratings)

2950 S Alma School Rd Map It!
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 897-2451
https://alohakitchen.com
  • Kalbi Ribs
    thinly sliced Korean-style short ribs; "meat candy" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Manapua
    stuffed, steamed pork bun; "one of the best I've ever had" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
397 ratings
serving island-style favorites
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  • Cevapi (Bosnian Style Sausages)
    homemade Bosnian ground beef sausages served w/ fresh onions, tzatziki & homemade fresh Bosnian bread; looks good
  • Gulas (Bosnian-Style Goulash)
    beef cut into squares, cooked in salt, pepper, red bell peppers, olive oil, parsley; served w/ homemade white butter rice, fresh homemade bread & cabbage salad; looks good
4.5 out of 5
334 ratings
serving authentic European & Bosnian cuisine
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Defalco's Italian Grocery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Defalco's Italian GrocerySee Defalco's Italian Grocery Video
(1177 ratings)

2334 N Scottsdale Rd Map It!
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 990-8660
defalcosdeli.com
  • Italian Sausage w/ Peppers & Onions Sandwich
    homemade sausage; 2 links served in sub roll, marinara sauce, sauteed peppers & onions & melted Provolone cheese; looks good
  • "Centurion" Calzone
    fresh Mozzarella, spicy Sopressatta, roasted peppers, fresh tomato, fresh basil & Kalamata olives; side of marinara; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1177 ratings
est. 1972; family-owned Italian; storefront migrated from Toronto to Detroit to Scottsdale
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Elote Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Elote Cafe
(1960 ratings)

771 State Rt 179 Map It!
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 203-0105
www.elotecafe.com
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Food With a View
  • Smoked Pork Cheeks
    favorite dish; Heritage pork cheeks served w/ cascabel chile sauce, grandma's corn cake and buttermilk cumin drizzle; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1960 ratings
award-winning modern Mexican & Southwestern restaurant overlooking the scenic Red Rocks of Sedona; James Beard Award Semi-Finalist-Best Chef: Southwest (2017); long lines...even an hour before opening
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  • Belgio Dolce Pizza
    thin crust pizza w/ cream sauce, housemade mozzarella, Soppressata, Calabrian chili oil marinated shaved brussel sprouts; topped w/ crushed pistachio, mesquite honey & more chili oil; looks good
  • Kenai Pizza
    fresh ricotta, mozzarella, pecorino romano, finished w/ house-smoked salmon, dill cream, basil chiffonade, sea salt, EVOO
4.5 out of 5
565 ratings
"authentic Italian cooking like you'd find in Naples" (from its website); same owner/chef from Salsa Brava
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Grubstak: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grubstak
(334 ratings)

384 N Gilbert Rd Map It!
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 699-9188
https://grubstak.com
  • Chilaquiles
    layers of corn tortilla crisps, southwest black beans, Barbacoa chicken, cheddar cheese, ranchero sauce, *two fried eggs; looks good
  • Sweet Lou's BBQ
    50/50 regular & sweet potato waffle fries topped w/ BBQ braised beef, applewood bacon, coleslaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
334 ratings
serving "stacked" cuisine where foods are stacked on top of each other; Beau MacMillan made guest appearance
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  • Torta Del Reyes
    huge torta (Mexican sandwich) w/ ham, melted cheese, pork sirloin, breaded beef, w/ refried beans, hot dog meat & chorizo omelet, tomato, onion, avocado & chipotle sauce; served w/ chopped onion & cilantro w/ garnished salad; Mexican sandwich
4.5 out of 5
623 ratings
opened in 2001; serving authentic Mexican food
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  • Booze Burger
    2​ beef patties beer battered & fried, smothered w/ a green chili/vodka/bacon cream sauce; topped off w/ smoked fresno chilis pickled in whiskey; looks good
  • Country Fried Burger
    burger country fried, smothered in gravy w/ crispy fried; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1137 ratings
opened in 2011; "fresh ingredients, unique food, and above all high quality" (from its website); Other Recipes: Green Chili, Bacon and Vodka Cream Sauce
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Renee's Organic Oven: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Renee's Organic Oven
(467 ratings)

7065 E Tanque Verde Rd Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 886-0484
reneesorganicoven.com
  • Spinach Dip Calzone
    creamy spinach & artichoke dip w/ baked chicken & house roasted green chilies; looks good
  • The Tailored Tony
    house interpretation of the Sloppy Joe; San Rafael Local Organic Beef in marinara, roasted red peppers, basil & provolone served on house organic focaccia; looks good
4.5 out of 5
467 ratings
pizzeria serving a menu of locally-sourced & organic food in a casual environment
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  • Arroz Con Pollo
    traditional blend of chicken & rice, with seasoned tomato sauce, capers, olives, celery, onions, red bell peppers, carrots, peas, & cilantro; looks good
  • Cubana Empanada
    pernil, ham, mozzarella, & dill pickle
4.5 out of 5
535 ratings
family own & run joint serving Latin American comfort food
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Sweet Republic: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sweet RepublicSee Sweet Republic Video
(700 ratings)

9160 E Shea Blvd Map It!
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 248-6979
www.sweetrepublic.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Ice Creamy"
  • Toffee Banofi Sundae
    double-scoop Madagascar vanilla ice cream, banana-halves, caramel sauce, whipped cream, topped w/ housemade almond brittle toffee; looks good
4.5 out of 5
700 ratings
opened in 2008; highlighted in many publications and media including "The Hot 10" Best Ice Cream Shops in Bon Appetit (2009)
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Tacos Chiwas: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tacos Chiwas
(412 ratings)

1923 E Mcdowell Rd Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 358-8830
www.tacoschiwas.com
  • Barbacoa Tacos
    shredded beef on corn-based tortilla; looks good
  • Deshebrada Gorditas Roja
    shredded beef, refried beans gorditas (similar to pita pockets) w/ red sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
412 ratings
family owned & operated preparing fresh food from recipes that have been passed down through generations
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Zemam's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Zemam's
(276 ratings)

2731 E Broadway Blvd Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 323-9928
www.zemams.com
  • Doro Watt
    traditional chicken dish slowly cooked on the bone in a rich, spicy berbere sauce served w/ a hard-boiled egg; eat w/ Injera; looks good
  • Gomen Alicha
    carrots, cabbage & potatoes simmered in a mild turmeric-based sauce; eat w/ Injera (Ethiopian version of a tortilla); looks good
4.5 out of 5
276 ratings
since 1994; serving authentic Ethiopian cuisine
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  • Bollito di Carne di Manzo
    beef soup; served w/ homemade bread
  • Sempronio (Sandwich)
    house cured prosciutto, mozzarella & roasted peppers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
369 ratings
opened in 2007; market, bakery & restaurant serving authentic Italian where they bake their own bread & make their own prosciutto; Other Recipes: Penne Strascicate
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Barrio Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Barrio CafeSee Barrio Cafe Video
(1345 ratings)

2814 N 16th St Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 636-0240
www.barriocafe.com
  • Chiles en Nogada
    chef's iconic dish; roasted poblano pepper filled w/ chicken, apple, pear, dried apricot & pecans, in a almond cream sauce & "finished w/ the colors of the (Mexican) flag" (cilantro, queso fresco & pomegranate seeds
  • Cochinita Pibil
    Yucatan-style pulled pork; pork marinated in achiote & sour orange, wrapped in a banana leaf & slow-roasted over night; topped w/ pickled red onion & Yucantan-style pico de gallo; "I have had the 'last meal' on Triple-D so many times, but I've got to tell you without doubt that is one of the best"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Mojarra San Agustin
    achiote & sour orange rubbed tilapia topped w/ onion, garlic & citrus, wrapped in banana leaf & grilled
4.0 out of 5
1345 ratings
est. 2002; serving Mexican cuisine and carrying 250 tequilas; "three colorful dining rooms and bar make up this engagingly funky place whose menu pictures a red-faced bandito who looks as if he's waited too long for his food" (from its website)
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BK Carne Asada & Hotdogs: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
BK Carne Asada & HotdogsSee BK Carne Asada & Hotdogs Video
(182 ratings)

5118 S 12th Ave Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 295-0105
www.bktacos.com
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Tucson: Sonoran Dog"
  • Sonoran Hot Dog
    bacon-wrapped hot dog, beans, mustard-infused grilled onions, fresh onions & tomatoes, mayo, mustard & jalapeno sauce served in local over-sized hot dog bun
4.0 out of 5
182 ratings
Food War: BK Carne Asada vs. El Guero Canelo...BK Carne Asada won (4-votes-to-1)
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  • Boot Dumplings
    pork belly & shrimp, mango chipotle sauce, beet coulis
  • French Dip
    smoked prime rib, au jus, horseradish cream, toasted baguette; looks good
4.0 out of 5
592 ratings
started on BBQ circuit & opened restaurant
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  • Bistro Beef Stew
    served on spinach bed, garlic potato cake & topped w/ stew; looks good
  • Steak
    Argentinean-style flat-iron steak; served w/ sweet potato corn cake & topped w/ chimichurri-tomato pan sauce
4.0 out of 5
443 ratings
est. 1993; breakfast-lunch joint
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Chino Bandido: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chino BandidoSee Chino Bandido Video
(1498 ratings)

15414 N 19th Ave Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 375-3639
www.chinobandido.com
  • Jade Red Chicken
    fried chicken strips, deep-fried & covered in red sauce; can be served on rice or as a quesadilla; looks good
  • Machaca
    shredded beef w/ garlic, onion, tomato & cilantro; can be served in quesadilla, burrito or in fried rice
  • Pollo Diablo
    lightly coated, deep-fried chicken w/ garlic, onions & red hot peppers; "If you're from Iowa, you probably can't handle it!"
4.0 out of 5
1498 ratings
#41 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); est. 1990; combo/fusion of Chinese & Mexican; started as a 1000-sq-ft, 16-seat "hole-in-the-wall" that expanded to 5000-sq-ft w/ 150 seats; another location in Chandler, AZ
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El Guero Canelo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El Guero CaneloSee El Guero Canelo Video
(520 ratings)

5201 S 12th Ave Map It!
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 295-9005
elguerocanelo.com
  • Tex-Mex Hot dog
  • Sonoran Hot Dog
    bun from ingredients imported from Mexico; more traditional style; bacon-wrapped hot dog, topped pinto beans, onions, tomatoes, mustard, jalapeno sauce and mayo
4.0 out of 5
520 ratings
#70 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Food War: BK Carne Asada vs. El Guero Canelo... BK Carne Asada won (4-votes-to-1); started as a hot dog truck in 1993...now it's an establishment w/ multiple full-scale restaurants including a new opening in W. Phoenix
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Fu Fu Cuisine: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fu Fu Cuisine (CLOSED)
(89 ratings)

3633 W Camelback Rd Map It!
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(602) 995-2015
  • Egusi Soup & Fu-Fu
    Ghanaian & Nigerian staple; slow-cooked seasoned goat meat; comes w/ complimentary warm bowl of water & moist towelette to clean your hands (tradition); served w/ Fu-Fu (an African dish made by boiling starchy yam flour & then pounding them into a dough-like consistency) used to dip in the soup
  • Jerk Barbecue Chicken
    top seller; marinated chicken breast & grilled; served w/ mashed potatoes & garnished w/ broccoli
  • Pof-Pofs
    "think of a doughnut hole, on steroids" (they're big)
4.0 out of 5
89 ratings
CLOSED; African & Caribbean soul food; made to order
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Haus Murphy's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Haus Murphy's
(618 ratings)

5739 W Glendale Ave Map It!
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 939-2480
www.hausmurphys.com
  • Paprika Schnitzel
    top seller; tender pork loin, breaded & sauteed to a golden brown; topped w/ onion & bacon-infused paprika sauce
  • Sauerbraten
    favorite; sweet & sour marinated beef; served w/ red cabbage & choice of Schwabische Spatzle or bread dumpling
4.0 out of 5
618 ratings
German restaurant w/ "good atmosphere, good people, good entertainment" ("Haus Band"...tuba & accordian players)
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  • Lomo Saltado
    tender strips of certified angus beef marinated in Peruvian spices sauteed w/ onions, tomatoes & parsley over a bed of potatoes fries
  • Seco de carne con Frejoles
    one of the star dishes; 8 oz.tender cuts certified angus beef braised in a cilantro & Peruvian sauce; served w/ canary beans & jasmine rice
4.0 out of 5
163 ratings
serving unique, authentic Peruvian
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  • Ahi Tuna Sandwich
    w/ Asian slaw; looks good
  • Burger
  • Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza
    w/ apple cider smoked bacon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1895 ratings
burger joint on farm; fresh produce
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