Check Out Some of the Best & Newest Restaurants in Flagstaff

After a day of exploring the outdoors, visit one of these restaurants in Flagstaff for an incredible meal.

With seemingly endless outdoor adventures and award-winning and new restaurants coming to town, there’s always something new to explore in Flagstaff. Build up an appetite hiking the Grand Canyon, visiting national parks and landmarks, biking local trails, and enjoying some of the most invigorating hikes at more than 7,000’ altitude. Then, make your way to these restaurants to refuel and indulge in mouthwatering bites.

2023 James Beard Nominees

Shift Kitchen & Bar

Opened: 2016
Focused on bold flavors, locally sourced food and a dynamic menu that changes frequently, Shift Kitchen and Bar invites guests to savor a family-style dining experience in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Embark on a culinary adventure with the Chef’s 4-Course Tasting Menu, thoughtfully curated with perfectly paired spirits and wines.

Proper Meats & Provisions

Opened: 2014
Proper Meats and Provisions is Arizona's premier local, whole animal butcher shop, dedicated to serving meats sourced from local farmers who prioritize humane and sustainable practices. Indulge in delectable sandwiches and salads, paired perfectly with a curated menu of craft beers and Arizona wines.

Flavortown Favorites

Salsa Brava

Award-winning chef, John Conley, has been winning the hearts of locals and visitors at Salsa Brava, where made-from scratch Mexican food has taken center stage for more than 35 years. Order the stuffed sopapilla featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, or sample a few plates on the menu for a flavorful meal you won’t soon forget.

Fat Olives

Another Guy Fieri favorite from John Conley featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Fat Olives Is a Verace Pizza Neapolitan Association(VPN) Certified pizzeria that has been operating for over 25 years. These Neapolitan pizzas are made with fresh ingredients and wood fired in an Italian oven resulting in a light and delicious pizza.

New Restaurants

Plantasia Eatery

Opened: January 2023
Toasted Owl restaurateur Cecily Maniaci invites guests to enjoy homemade vegan, vegetarian and plant-based dishes at Plantasia Eatery. Relax and unwind in the restaurant's plant and greenery filled space. The extensive menu features creative plates, like the portobello cheesesteak with perfectly melted vegan cheese, that diners of all dietary backgrounds will rave about.

BoSa Donuts

Opened: January 2023
Indulge in a delicious selection of classic-style donuts at the regionally-owned BoSa Donuts. Kickstart your day with a satisfying breakfast featuring donuts, a breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee or an iced Thai tea with boba. After a refreshing morning hike, come back for lunch and refuel with one of their lunch sandwiches and a refreshing smoothie.

Teatro Italian Food & Wine

Opened: Fall 2022
Chef Art Bagdasaryan brings the flavors of Northern Italy to Flagstaff with a dining experience at Teatro that will transport guests to another time and place. Relish thoughtfully crafted dishes featuring handmade pasta, grilled meats, and seafood paired with carefully selected wine and cocktails.


Opened: December 2021
Opened in 2021 by 2022 James Beard Semifinalist Chef Rochelle Daniel, Atria focuses on composing plates that highlight locally grown foods from Northern Arizona. With a focus on fire and the grill, guests can expect mouthwatering plates of roasted bone marrow, smoked short ribs, and daily cuts of steak served with fresh produce.

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